Tom Sanderson, chief executive officer of Transplace, joins us in a discussion of the trends that are affecting the transportation landscape in 2015 -- and how they differ from what the industry experienced in the previous year.
Jim Preuninger, chief executive officer of Amber Road, outlines the challenges that companies face, when they seek to integrate product design with sourcing. Their success or failure promise to have a significant impact on the supply chain, he says.
Diego Pantoja-Navajas, chief executive officer of LogFire, explains the concept behind digital fulfillment networks, and details how they can lead to the transmission of real-time, "perpetual" inventory signals throughout the supply chain.
Pervinder Johar, chief executive officer of Steelwedge Software Inc., defines the characteristics of the "next-generation" supply chain, and offers a perspective on how companies are adapting to globalization, "consumerization," and the growing power of social networks.
Ever-rising customer-service expectations are roiling the home-delivery business. Chris Sullens, chief executive officer with Marathon Data Systems, talks about what customers want today, and how service providers are working to shrink the time between order and delivery.
Omnichannel retailers are gearing up for a holiday season that will likely find shoppers even more inclined to buy on line -- but not necessarily take delivery at home, says Gregg Aamoth, chief executive officer of POPcodes.
Automated locker technology is becoming a key aspect of the "click-and-collect" trend in e-commerce retailing. Kent Savage, chief executive officer with Apex Supply Chain Technologies, explains why the concept's time has come.
Demand planners are coping with the growing complexity of consumer-goods supply chains. Most of all, they have to do a better job of getting the numbers right, says Robert F. Byrne, chief executive officer of Terra Technology.