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? Boot Barn @bootbarn In 2016, Boot Barn improved operations at its distribution center in Fontana, California by implementing HighJump’s Warehouse Advantage WMS. As of mid-2017, 80% of the company’s shipments out of its warehouse were going to areas other than California and New York. Warehouse Efficiency

7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

In 1984, US Apparel Industry created the task force called " Crafted With Pride in the U.S.A. One year later "Kurt Salmon Associates" was assigned to investigate the whole apparel supply chain. The result showed that materials were in the warehouse or in transit as long as 40 weeks! 2) Centralize design and product development : the norm in the apparel (and some other) industries is to develop new products by both in-house staffs and through merchandisers.

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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. 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. After the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , I took the time to recharge and took a month off from writing.

How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption


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.

TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt

Talking Logistics

This family-owned company — a leading brand in durable workwear and outdoor apparel — was founded in 1889 but its business continues to change rapidly. Rapid growth, coupled with new market segments and channels (including ecommerce), prompted Carhartt to embark on a multi-million dollar upgrade of its distribution center, which included investments in warehouse management and transportation management solutions. Procurement & Contract Management.

Why investors are looking at supply chain technologies in 2020


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.

Supply Chain Peak Season Technology: Are Your Systems Updated & Ready?

Veridian Solutions

Poor labor management will also result in additional delays in order fulfillment and warehouse problems. As explained by Logistics Management , “Fanatics, the distributor of licensed sports apparel and accessories, is an example of an e-tailer with unconventional peaks around important sporting events like the Final Four and the start of NASCAR. Recognize the balance between labor and warehouse management or supply chain management platforms.

Augmented Reality (AR) is Set to Transform Retail and the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Argentus is a boutique recruitment firm focused on Supply Chain and Procurement. Augmented Reality will allow “ virtual showrooming ” of apparel goods at home, allowing consumers to “try on” clothes using their iPads or other digital devices. This might drive up conversion rates for online shopping, and drive down the amount of customers requesting returns (which currently sits at a very high 30% for online apparel shopping). Subscribe Here! Email Address.

4 Best-in-Class Supply Chains To Watch and Learn From

Logistics Bureau

Unilever has sustainability at the very heart of its business model, extending all the way through the supply chain from distribution to procurement. However you wish to describe Amazon though, there is no doubt that its leaders are experts not only in thinking, but also in taking action outside of the box—especially when it comes to warehousing.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Debuting at # 24 is footwear and apparel company Adidas (arch-rival Nike has been a Top 25 mainstay for years). To achieve that, the company is focusing on talent development; for instance, Nestlé’s procurement talent now reside in three regional hubs, allowing for economies of scale and standardization. Our look at the Top 25 (plus 4) Supply Chains of 2018 examines how the best companies in the world excel at managing their global supply chains.

Top eCommerce marketplaces in Philippines


The stock warehouse with a vastly diverse inventory concept is still gaining prominence in the Philippines and hence Galleon.ph specializes in procuring products that are unavailable in the country. Globe online shopping caters to those looking for electronic devices, various gadgets, and apparel primarily, while also adding the option of customers choosing various post-paid network plans.

Supply Chain Management:Mapping Your Way To Faster Shopping

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Her shopping list typically runs across several store departments like fresh produce, dry grocery, apparel, cleaning-supplies, bath-ware, electronics and sports-goods. They would have to monitor the numbers so closely - for how many are on the shelf at the start of the day, how many are sold and how many (exactly) are taken from the warehouse and put onto the shelf.

Supply Chain Management:Factors which helped e-commerce.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Today we can find categories from apparels to shoes, general merchandize to accessories and books etc. With hardly any physical stores, less items to manage in warehouse and some items being managed by vendor, these e-commerce retailers have cut their operational cost to a large extend. Procurement Blog. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

Will "Profitable To Promise" be Viable In Retail Industry - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. In retail, ATP is used alongside future incoming inventory into the warehouse to commit delivery date to the customer. This is especially true for electronic and apparel items which form major chunk of retail business. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

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.