Accenture

By MMH Staff · May 11, 2016
Acquisition to expand machine learning and operations analytics capabilities in packaged goods, high-tech, life sciences and industrial sectors.
By MMH Staff · August 26, 2015
Acquisition to add management consulting and technology consulting capabilities in retail supply chain and logistics.
By MMH Staff · May 25, 2015
Founded in 1997, Javelin offers omni-channel retail planning, retail analytics, supply chain fulfillment and operations, and location and international expansion strategy.
By MMH Staff · March 12, 2015
Operational planning capabilities support Internet of Things capabilities.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Jeanne Dailey, Mohit Kumar, and Brooks Bentz, Accenture · June 1, 2014
Our team of market leading consultants offers global shippers a strategic approach for optimizing air freight expenditures in a way that simultaneously improves service and capacity.
By Mark Pearson · June 1, 2014
Many logistics and supply chain executives bemoan the fact that their people aren’t generating enough new ideas. However, often the fault lies with the companies themselves. Comfortably nestled inside the box, most organizations don’t work hard enough to nurture and support entrepreneurialism and innovation. According to an Accenture study, tons of ideas are floating around a typical company.
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2012
A railroad expert provides guidance on things rail shippers should be in the know on.
By Jeff Berman · March 8, 2012
As the economy continues to gradually show signs of improvement, retail-based shippers are being proactive in shifting from cost-cutting to growth. That was one of the main findings of the Third Annual State of the Retail Supply Chain report by The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Auburn University.
By Jeff Berman · March 1, 2012
Dealing with challenges and the unknown is considered a given for supply chain and logistics managers. When the unexpected happens, it is imperative that they are taking steps to manage risks in an efficient and proper manner. But according to a report from Accenture and the World Economic Forum, entitled “New Models for Addressing Supply Chain and Transport Risk,” that is not always the case.
By Lorie King Rogers · December 16, 2010
In this climate, many materials handling companies are being increasingly socially responsible and are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint. In some cases, this means creating a greener product, in other cases it means a greener process and a sustainable working environment.
By Jeff Berman · September 9, 2010
Earlier today, Class I railroad carrier Norfolk Southern officially opened up its long-awaited Heartland Corridor, a public-private partnership between NS and Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, and the federal government
By Jeff Berman · August 9, 2010
Legislation introduced last week by Senators Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) and John Ensign (R-Nev.) is focused on putting more investment towards improving and increasing railroad infrastructure and capacity.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 3, 2010
When the Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted last spring, most eyes were on the airlines. Less noticed was the impact on supply chains. What lessons can you learn?
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