A Look At The Retail Model Of The Future

Changing consumer shopping tastes and expectations are quietly transforming the retail industry.

Shoppers  increasingly crave instant gratification, one-of-a-kind merchandise and are cozying up to the… more

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13/03/2015

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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This Software Will Mitigate Your Operational 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… more

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How to fix 6 costly issues caused by early inventory arrival

As a professional in your company’s supply chain, from procurement to payment, from receiving to packaging, from the manufacturing floor to the executive suite, you feel the effects… more

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Five things every supply chain decision maker should know

By Mike Burnette, Associate Director of the Global Supply Chain Institute, University of Tennessee.

In a previous post, Ted Stank discussed the rush to offshore, highlighting that the… more

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Sustaining an Analytics Advantage

The use of analytics is increasingly commonplace in business — and as a result, it’s hard to gain a lasting competitive advantage from analytics. Nonetheless, there are companies that have done just that… more

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A Strategic Approach to Outsourcing European Distribution

I spoke to Tom Doherty, Senior Director Global Supply Chain at Welch Allyn, about the process they used to select a third party logistics (3PL) partner for European distribution.  Welch… more

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The key to being a digital business is seeing the ‘big picture’ | Information Age

It’s easy to put technology before business needs, but it’s important to take a step back and understand the whole picture.
Technology is all around us. Whether… more
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