Wed.Dec 13, 2017

Top 10 Logistics Stories of 2017

Logistics Viewpoints

2017 is just about in the books, and it has been a busy year for the supply chain industry. Let’s look back at ten of the top logistics stories of the year. Drones 2017 has been the year of the drone. There’s been a lot of interest in using drones for last mile deliveries. In the US, an easing of FAA regulations could finally make it a reality, which is good news for the likes […]. The post Top 10 Logistics Stories of 2017 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.


Have Yourself an Omni-Channel Christmas

Material Handling & Logistics

It’s beginning to look not so much like Christmas.


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Rock Solid Support is Key to Success

Supply Chain Nation

JDA Senior Product Manager Shwati Mohapatra has been inspired by some strong women in her life and has a husband who has supported her throughout her career journey. That’s made risk-taking and investments in her personal growth easier – and pay dividends.


Oracle University Training On Demand - OTM Basics

Oracle SCM

Elspeth Payne , Principal Product Manager in Training Development. We’re all aware of how critical transportation management is to any company that has to move a lot of freight.


Tech -Driven Supply Chains: How Innovations Are Transforming the Trucking Industry

Trucking may be notoriously conservative and slow to change, but all signs point to a major technological shift. This report explores this transformation, with an eye on what's coming down the pike in the near and long term.

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ELD Mandate: D-day or Soft Landing?

DAT Solutions

The ELD Mandate is just days away.


Fantastic Stochastics – Effectively Planning for Items with Intermittent Demand


Any demand planner will tell you some of the most difficult items to plan accurately are those that exhibit an intermittent or irregular demand pattern. This type of demand pattern is characteristic of service parts inventory, wholesale distribution and capital goods. Such items are also referred to as slow moving, lumpy or long-tail items.


Apprenticeships: Our Guilded Future?

Enterra Insights

King Solomon is credited with writing, “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; … Continued. The post Apprenticeships: Our Guilded Future? appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Jobs Sustainability Business Education Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis Supply Chain


To surge or not to surge?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Christopher Tang. On June 24, three largest supermarkets in the United Kingdom (Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons) announced that they are working on secret plans to install “surge pricing” systems in order to “smooth” customer demands over the course of a day.


Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

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

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Recap: Online Stretches into a Week of Sales

Value Unchained

Another Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, leaving consumers’ wallets a little lighter and their holiday shopping lists a little shorter.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Logistics: Culture Alignment Matters

Talking Logistics

For several years now, there has been a steady stream of mergers and acquisitions in the transportation and logistics industry — from big, high-profile, mega deals to very small transactions to everything in between. What has been driving all of this M&A activity? “If


Why forecasting is damaging your business

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The science of supply and demand is not always as clear cut as it may seem at first glance. The system of traditional forecasting is broken, and the only way to fix it is to replace it

Target Acquiring Same-Day Delivery Service Shipt for $550 Million to Fend Off Amazon and Walmart

Supply Chain 24/7

Target Corp. has agreed to purchase grocery-delivery startup Shipt Inc. for $550 million, stepping up its challenge to Inc. and Walmart Inc. by speeding the rollout of same-day shipping


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.

Supply Chain Complexity and Risk Management

Supply Chain 24/7

The global branded apparel company, VF Corporation, embraces the complexity created by customer demand for unique styles as a competitive differentiator and focuses on talent management initiatives to leverage that complexity and manage risk in its supply chain