Fri.Aug 11, 2017

Video: How to Digitize the Retail Supply Chain

The Network Effect

Retailers today are in a poor position to compete against a vertically integrated and fully digitized online giants like Amazon. The post Video: How to Digitize the Retail Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Retail consumer-driven digital supply chain retail

This Week in Logistics News (August 7-11, 2017)

Talking Logistics

This is the 80th post I’ve written this year, along with the 30 guest commentaries I’ve reviewed and edited and the 32 video episodes I’ve moderated. It’s time for a vacation.

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Why Grocery Retailers Need to Embrace Digitization Now

The Network Effect

In InboundLogistics.com, Bernard Goor discusses the disruption about to hit grocery retailers, and how they can hold their market share. The post Why Grocery Retailers Need to Embrace Digitization Now appeared first on The Network Effect. Grocery Retail amazon digital supply chain digital transformation digitalization grocery retail

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Jim Fulcher , Blogger on the Supply Chain Expert Community. Last week, Toyota and Mazda signed an agreement to enter a business and capital alliance to further strength their partnership.

Technology Reshaping the Modern Supply Chain - White Paper

This paper explores the influence of rapidly evolving technologies that have recently come a long way and will continue to transform the supply chain in the years to come.

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The Power of WSYWIG

Tailwind

I can still remember those Friday Nights years ago as a ten year old, watching Flip Wilson’s comedy show – some of the characters he created. Truly one of the great variety shows in the late 60s and early 70s. One character he created still makes me laugh out loud today.

Trade Promotion Vendors Kick It into High Gear

Supply Chain Insights

Digital transformation is evident in the vendor landscape for trade promotion management today.

Fixing the Retail Supply Chain

The Network Effect

It’s common knowledge that retail is under tremendous pressure from ecommerce and changing consumer buying habits. But how bad is. The post Fixing the Retail Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. Digital Supply Chain Retail bankruptcies digital supply chain retail

Additional Reaction to the Foxconn U.S. Investment Announcement

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters provides a brief update on Foxconn’s formal announcement of a significant investment in a U.S. manufacturing facility. Roughly three weeks since this announcement and there are already differing views and skepticism regarding the viability of this announcement. High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Manufacturing Strategies Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Strategy Foxconn investment in U.S. manufacturing Foxconn supply chain Supply chain Matters blog

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

Language and Learning

Enterra Insights

For decades researchers have been telling us that language and learning are fellow travelers in the educational process. Rhodi Lee … Continued. The post Language and Learning appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Education Enterra Solutions Project for STEM Competitiveness Stephen DeAngelis

Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Josef Bogosian, Diego Flores, Sonali Galhotra, Mark Lee, Alex Lieu, Felipe Caro. The King of Eyewear: Luxottica. Based in Italy, Luxottica has a monopoly-like position in the global eyewear industry.

5 Logistical Challenges Limiting Subscription Box Companies (and How the Right Partner Can Help)

Value Unchained

From cosmetics, clothes and snacks, to high-end golf supplies, dog treats and specialty socks, there seems to be a subscription box to meet nearly anyone’s – and presumably, everyone’s – preferences.

5 Logistical Challenges Limiting Subscription Box Companies (and How the Right Partner Can Help)

Value Unchained

From cosmetics, clothes and snacks, to high-end golf supplies, dog treats and specialty socks, there seems to be a subscription box to meet nearly anyone’s – and presumably, everyone’s – preferences.

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making.