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36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. When customers order items not stocked at one of Belk’s fulfillment centers, those items are shipped directly from the vendor. PST will ship the same day. Warehouse Efficiency

How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

Jaggaer

Define your procurement response strategy. On top of this, a growing number of truck and van drivers are off work, often with symptoms of the virus, while many warehouse workers are unhappy about the risks posed. The reduction in air travel means companies must find alternatives, for example increasing warehouse capacity for non-perishable goods and chartering special flights for perishable goods. Adapting to the present and future challenges of COVID-19.

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2020 Requires Big Wings and Feet

Supply Chain Shaman

The design of the conference includes tours of several modern warehouses and centers of excellence. Examples include first pass yield, schedule adherence, hands-free orders, orders shipped complete, and minimization of waste. Most can only measure functional costs—transportation, manufacturing, and procurement. Apparel is an example. Results of Financial Reengineering Fails the Apparel Manufacturing Industry. . #8 It has been awhile.

Innovate or Die: How’s Your eCommerce Strategy?

FLEXE

In 2005, department stores alone sold $60 billion in apparel; in 2015, it was half with nearly $28 billion shifting to online retailers like Amazon. In fact, in a recent Baymard Institute survey, 61% of shoppers cite unexpected costs and shipping fees as a reason they’ll abandon a purchase. That means, nearly 61 out of 100 shoppers on your site will go elsewhere if shipping costs are too high. Building an in-house distribution network is expensive, but so is fast shipping.

Why investors are looking at supply chain technologies in 2020

Requis

Insiders joke (quite fairly, as it turns out) about billion-dollar procurement-management-disposition cycles that are managed in spreadsheets. In the procurement space, what I want to be able to assess is risk management.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

So some of the companies that actually are in the forefront of supply chain management and technology implementations are excluded from contention: airlines, railroads, trucking companies, package delivery companies, shipping companies, construction firms, healthcare, metals producers, energy companies, banks, oil & gas, pipelines, utilities, and more. Debuting at # 24 is footwear and apparel company Adidas (arch-rival Nike has been a Top 25 mainstay for years).

This Week in Logistics News (April 17-21, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Now, moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon won a patent for an on-demand clothing manufacturing warehouse (Recode). Oracle Warehouse Management Cloud Update Helps Businesses Scale Logistics to Meet Multi-Channel Demand. This morning apparel retailer Bebe Stores announced that it is closing all of its stores by the end of May. In case you’re wondering, my daughter did pass her driving test a couple of weeks ago.