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Circular Economy and Logistics

The term “circular economy” appeared as an opposite to a linear “take, make, dispose” economic model. Nowadays, the product life cycle becomes shorter and shorter due to the development of technologies and… more

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Autonomous vehicles and collaborative robots in warehouses

It has been a while since we first heard talking about driverless vehicles: self-driving cars, trucks, autonomous robots and drones have an enormous potential to disrupt the supply… more

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Managing labor operations in the warehouse: how to boost productivity

Despite the development of automation technologies, IoT and robotics, labor costs stay one of the most considerable issues in warehousing operations and one of the most difficult to control. … more

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Fashion Industry: Supply chain challenges

Pre-Christmas time is a busy period for fashion industry. It is not a surprise that clothes manufacturers and retailers are dealing with order increase during holiday period. Apart from this particular… more

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E-commerce Logistics: What are Final Customers’ Expectations? Part 2 of 2

This post concludes our two-part article on the aspects of e-commerce logistics. Today we continue to study the delivery issues from the point of view of the end-customer and the impact it creates for e-retailers and… more

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E-commerce Logistics: What are Final Customers’ Expectations? Part 1 of 2

Shopping on-line, you take free and fast delivery for granted, as many other things like simple returns and exchange policy. But what do retailers and logistics providers have to do with their supply chain to ensure an… more

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BoldIQ Looks To Mitigate Supply Chain Disruptions

The manufacturing supply chain is still recovering from a nine-month long standoff between longshore workers and employers on the U.S. West Coast ports, and will for months to come. The labor… more

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Warehouse Mobile Device Portal Architecture – Supply Chain Management in Dynamics AX – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

This is the second part of a blog series on the Warehouse mobile device portal (WMDP) introduced in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2013 R3. The first… more

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Drop Shipping: How to Manage Orders  |  Practical Ecommerce

Drop shipping requires three major data integrations between the retailer and the supplier: product catalog, inventory, and orders. If you’re new to drop shipping, read my

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Is Your Supply Chain Weatherproof?

Individuals living in the higher latitudes will tell you that ice dams on your roof are an omen of bad things to come. I learned this first-hand last week after record snowfall in the Boston area. To minimize… more

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