Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia For Its New HQ2 Locations

Supply Chain 24/7

Amazon to invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters and announces Nashville as new Operations Center of Excellence with more than 5,000 jobs

Diandra Hayban: Keeping New York City Prepared

Inbound Logistics

Profile of Diandra Hayban, Logistics Shelter Support Program Manager, NYC Emergency Management

4 Features of an Improving Supply Chain

Supply Chain @ MIT

Technology could improve New York’s taxi system. The new technology enabled IT departments to collect immense amounts of data about assembly line operation, but they could not see beyond these new databases.

Trip Report on NRF Big Show 2018 in New York City

Supply Chain Digest

The Top Trends and Most Interesting New Solutions from the National Retail Federation Annual Show and Conference

Who said supply chains are boring?: Mission Impossible

Supply Chains Rock

Last week I was in my home town of New York to surprise my mom for her birthday. New Watch. After going downtown I found a shop that produced t-shirts right in New York City. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

Case Study: How Nimble Storage’s Focus on Inventory Management Improved Visibility and Planning Cycle Times

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Miscellanea Cloud computing Computer data storage Excel Microsoft Microsoft Excel Microsoft Office New York Stock Exchange Nimble Nimble Storage San Jose California by Melissa Clow One of the biggest challenges facing data storage companies is demands from enterprises for better performance and protection of their data. Recently, I had the chance to chat with Stacey Cornelius, vice president of operations at Nimble.

Supply Chain News on NRF Big Show 2016 Day 2 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Exhibit Floor in New York City

Supply Chain News on Best of NRF 2018 Day 1, Individual Clips

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore with Individual Reviews of Top New Solutions He Discovered on Day 1 in New York City

Supply Chain News on NRF 2015 Day 1 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Exhibit Floor in New York City

Supply Chain News onTrip Report from NRF 2017

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore on Two Days on the NRF Show Floor in New York City

Supply Chain News on NRF 2017 Day 1 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Exhibition Floor in New York City

Supply Chain News on Brick and Mortars Last Stand. NRF 2016 Trip Report

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore Reviews the National Retial Federation Big Show in New York City

Supply Chain News on What US Metro Regions are Driving the Most Job Growth from Manufacturing

Supply Chain Digest

Rust Belt Cities Lead the Charge, while New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles Sees Manufacturing Job Losses

Zara supply chain analysis - the secret behind Zara's retail success


Owned by the distribution group Inditex, we had a look at what makes Zara so fast that the New York Times called it "mind-spinningly supersonic ". It's not unusual to pass a Zara store and do a double-take - didn't you just see that on the catwalk? As a brand, their speed and responsiveness to the latest fashion trends are key to Zara’s competitive advantage.

Influential management thinker Adam Grant revealed as Kinexions ’18 featured keynote

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Renowned TED Talk presenter, top-rated professor, #1 New York Times best-selling author. Originals, How Non-Conformists Move the World explores how individuals champion new ideas and leaders fight groupthink.

Retail Supply Chain Resilience

Supply Chain Link

This past September, designers at New York. Businesses and their supply chains have evolved as trends and consumer behavior has also changed.

Supply Chain News on NRF Big Show 2015 Day 2 Video Review and Commen

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Show Floor in New York City

Supply Chain News on NRF 2015 Day 1 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Exhibit Floor in New York City

A Strategic Approach to Outsourcing European Distribution

Logistics Viewpoints

Welch Allyn, a private company headquartered in Skaneateles Falls New York in the USA, is a leading global manufacturer of medical diagnostic equipment.

Profile of the Airbus U.S. Commercial Aircraft Assembly Facility

Supply Chain Matters

The New York Times Money Issue recently featured a profile of the Airbus factory in Mobile Alabama, complete with some stunning photo and video images. Aerospace Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Transportation and Logistics Airbus A321 supply chain Airbus supply chain Supply chain Matters blog

Supply Chain News on Is Ruthless Culture Key to Innovation Machine at Amazon

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New York Times Article Paints Very Negative Picture of Work Inside Amazon. Not the Amazon I Know, Says Bezos

Trade Wars


This week, The New York Times featured “Trump’s Trade War May Create New Auto Jobs. In China.” It’s an in-depth look at how foreign carmakers operating in the United States are weighing tariffs on their bottom lines

Supply Chain as a Force for Good


Leaders from nations across the globe are gathered in New York City to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.

What’s Happening with Alibaba: Profits Soar as IPO Nears

The Network Effect

In a recent New York Times article, “ Mobile Sales Lift Alibaba Profit Nearly Threefold, Ahead of I.P.O ,” profit numbers for the last quarter have tripled to $2 billion, with sales jumping 45% to $2.5

This Week’s Revelations of the Bruising Internal Culture of Amazon

Supply Chain Matters

This past weekend’s New York Times published article that reveals the inner workings of Amazon’s corporate culture has lit-up social media. According to the Times, the article itself garnered the most direct feedback responses ever recorded in a published NYT report, now in excess of 5000 direct comments. The newspaper indicated that it had interviewed […]. Online Customer Fulfillment Retail Supply Chain Amazon Amazon corporate culture Supply chain Matters blog

NRF 2018 Day 2 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Exhibition Floor in New York City

Investing in the Future


Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting the Urban Assembly for Global Commerce (UAGC) in New York’s Harlem borough.

What supply chain lessons can be learned from Samsung Galaxy Note Recall?


Most disturbing is that according to the New York Times , after a month has passed since the first issues surfaced, Samsung still has not been able to identify the root cause of the issue. Source: Samsung.

NeoGrid to attend Argyle’s 2016 Leadership in Supply Chain Management & Procurement Forum

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

16, 2016 at The Fitzpatrick Grand Central in New York City NeoGrid, a global technology provider of end-to-end supply chain management solutions, is the Senior Supporter Partner of the Argyle Executive Forum's 2016 Leadership in Supply Chain Management & Procurement Forum on Nov.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Will I learn something new, particularly in an area that I don’t know much about today but is critically important for my career and leadership development? Simplicity-as-a-Service: A New Value Proposition for Software Vendors and 3PLs?

The Cost of a Five-Dollar Dress

SCM Research

Apart from the location – then New York City, now Dhaka – not much seems to have changed within the last century. Social responsibility has after the Rana Plaza collapse become an integral part of many supply chain management courses across the globe. However, workers’ rights in textile supply chains, or a lack thereof, are actually an old story, maybe as old as modern textile supply chains.

D3|Dynamic Distribution Disruption Retail 2016


Channels: Technology Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail CSCO Focus Event Date: Wed, 2016-07-13 to Thu, 2016-07-14 Event URL: [link] Event Location: New York, New York Number of attendees: 150 Programme URL: [link] Brochure URL: [link] Speakers URL: [link] Event Organiser: Priyanka Asera Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: Identify How To Align Inventory Perfectly With Fluctuating Demand Entire Month Duration: No Region: North America

More Powerful and Widespread Cyberattack Incidents- The Wake-Up for Internet of Things Deployment Initiatives

Supply Chain Matters

blocked access to hundreds of well visited Internet web sites including Amazon, Twitter, Netflix, PayPal, The New York Times and various other sites throughout the day. Late last week, a series of waves of online attacks on Domain Name Server (DNS) provider Dyn Inc. The cause has since been attributed to a distributed denial of […].

Trends—September 2015

Inbound Logistics

New York State minimum wage directive may be a tipping point for automation in the fast food industry; Organic food recalls are on the rise; Alix Partners reports that nearshoring trend continues to grow; Pro truck interests take weight restriction fight in new direction; 2015 holiday shoppers are looking for options; The cash handling supply chain is poised to move from manual processing to scanning technology, thanks to the new GS1 US Cash Visibility Discussion Group

22 Year Olds: Focus on Generating Value and Not Shifting it Around

River Logic

Several of my class mates moved on from supply chain to do an MBA at some top-ranked school and then relocated to New York or San Francisco to be in the financial services sector (investment banking, hedge funds etc).