Walmart again Raises Chargeback Stakes

Enterra Insights

After all, shave off $20 here for a short lot, $5 there for a cracked pallet and $10 over here for a mangled shipping label, and before long, it can run into real money. In Walmart’s latest move, report Smith and Nassauer, “The retailer wants suppliers that ship full trucks of products to deliver orders within a specified two-day window 87% of the time, up from an 85% rate it targeted previously.

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RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

Cerasis

In 2003, Walmart announced that all of its suppliers would need to have Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on all pallets and cases by 2006. Wal-Mart CIO Linda Dillman oversaw the implementation of the retailer’s first electronic product code (EPC) compliance program in 2003, and by the end of 2006, Wal-Mart had deployed RFID chips on pallets for its top 100 vendors and suppliers.

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Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Adjusted for inflation, federal purchases have fallen by about 19 percent since 2003, while purchases by states and localities have fallen by about 5 percent.

Freightera CEO wins sustainability award for freight-based digital transformation efforts

Freightera

“Freightera is a B2B website focused on finding the best deals for shipping, compiling different companies’ quotes in a manner similar to flight and hotel comparison sites.” Freight Shipping Solution Green Freight Technology & Innovation

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

I threw in a healthy dose of interesting (globalization, shipping trends and the business of logistics), a dash of history (the evolution of longitude), a sprinkle of next generation manufacturing (lean manufacturing) and some great company success stories (FedEx, Walmart. 2003).

9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration

AIMMS

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Christian Olsen, Head of Business Development at Höegh, a leading global shipping company specializing in vehicle transportation services. I have been with Höegh for 12 years and in the shipping industry for close to 20 years.

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Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through ‘Internet of Things’ implementations.

Aya??n?z? yorgan?n?za göre uzat?n… – Cut your coat…

Supply Chain Movement

2003 y?l?nda, They were buying or producing all their materials in The Netherlands, shipping them to low-cost countries like Hungary, Romania and Ukraine for manufacturing and then shipping the products back to The Netherlands for distribution. rgiyim imalatç?s?

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Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling & Logistics

She had seen reports of massive power plants being shipped in pieces from Hong Kong, which couldn’t have produced them. In the case of RFID, Walmart’s 2003 edict to its top 100 suppliers that they implement RFID technology by 2005 propelled the technology into the spotlight.

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Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Receives Sustainability Award at Clean50 Summit in Toronto

Freightera

This means a lot to everyone at Freightera, an online marketplace that brings together businesses that need to ship freight and transport companies that move it. Global freight shipping, at just under $10 trillion a year, is among the largest markets on earth.

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Kiva Robotic Picking System: The idea for the orange AGV-like robots that bring inventory to order pickers was first conceived in 2003 by CEO Mick Mountz, and with the help of some MIT professors Kiva brought the technology to market less than two-years later. Ship sites called in planned shipments, and then carriers and routings were phoned back. First Thoughts. By Dan Gilmore – Editor-in-Chief. April 23, 2015.

Amazon–Robots Roam the Warehouses

Operations and Supply Chain Management

As part of its effort to speed orders to customers, Amazon has tested its own network of shipping trucks, enlisted yellow cabs for one-hour delivery and is developing aerial drones to drop packages at customer doorsteps. Kiva was founded in 2003 by Mick Mountz, a former executive at Apple Inc.

The Weight of Memory

Tailwind

And he had a special affinity with my uncle Roy, from my mother’s side of the family, a man who fought with the Regina Rifles who had freed Holland – creating forever more, a unique bond between that country and Canada that sees Holland shipping 100,000 tulip bulbs to Canada every year.