November 30, 2016

Omnichannel commerce is opening new doors and new possibilities for retailers. Those who made shopping and buying goods as easy as possible for customers, often in the form of e-commerce, are earning major brownie points and making a lot of money. But for many, the hea...

November 25, 2016

Ask any manufacturer to name its biggest supply chain challenges and hiring skilled workers is bound to sit on the top of the list—right up there with meeting rising consumer expectations and reducing costs. This is evidenced by the “2016 Material Handling Institute (M...

November 20, 2016

Months before the onslaught of the holiday season, retailers begin preparing their stores with seasonal merchandise and holiday decorations. Supply chain and logistics processes thus need to be efficient enough to handle the shopping increase. Industry reports suggest...

November 16, 2016

The rise of e-commerce, more frequent promotions, and competitive service-level agreements are creating more peak periods than ever in the DC, so here’s a look at five strategies companies are using to handle peak demand. By Bob Trebilcock

Peak demand ain’t what it used...

November 14, 2016

All retailers and vendors want for Christmas is supply chain success. Using logistics technology, savvy shipping strategies, and better planning, many will get their wish.

Parents won't score any points telling their children they aren't getting this year's must-have ho...

November 11, 2016

Kuehne + Nagel unveiled its Singapore Logistics Hub (SLH) early this year, a 50,000 sqm built-to-suit facility located in west of Singapore. The company said this is its largest investment outside of Europe as part of its regional expansion plans to support its fast gr...

November 9, 2016

The logistics industry has a recruiting problem. It’s huge, making up 8.5% of GDP, and growing fast. But to most job seekers, it’s misunderstood — or invisible.

The offices at Coyote Logistics in Chicago (Courtesy: Coyote Logistics)

FORTUNE — How can a $1.3 trillion indu...

November 4, 2016

A newly released global ranking of the top schools for supply chain talent – the SCM World University 100 – finds a big gap between Michigan State at #1 and traditional rival Penn State at #2. The methodology involves only asking supply chain practitioners to select th...

November 2, 2016

Robotics, virtual reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning are going to change the future of grocery retail, more than half of senior executives believe. In fact, many say that it is already happening.

The assertion is based on interviews with 750 grocery d...

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