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Friday, January 01, 2016

Agility may not be a new business priority, but it couldn’t be more important in today’s era of digital disruption. The threat comes in all forms—from individual players that force you to remake your entire business to thousands of start-ups that gradually carve up your entire value chain bit by bit. Consequently, agility has again become a priority topic in many boardrooms.

Sunday, February 01, 2015

While major Big Box retailers have struggled to keep pace with consumer-driven demands for instant gratification, Sears Holdings has come up with new innovations to anticipate and serve shoppers with a new one-day ground delivery service supported by a dynamic DC network.
Posted on 02/01 at 09:00 PM
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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Report highlights executives' focus on direct store delivery processes.
Posted on 04/24 at 09:53 AM
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The economy was front and center on day two of the Material Handling & Logistics Conference.
Posted on 09/11 at 09:25 AM
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Two thirds expect to add jobs next year, even as more than half report skilled labor shortage.
Posted on 06/25 at 10:26 AM
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Friday, November 30, 2012

Despite clear inefficiencies, many are reluctant to make change until the damage is done.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

In a move focused on sustainability and increasing supply chain efficiencies, office products giant Staples announced this week it has rolled out new packaging technology, entitled “Smart-size” packaging, which was developed by Packsize International, a provider of lean packaging systems.
Posted on 11/28 at 02:47 PM
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Monday, October 29, 2012

UPS last week announced that it has taken major steps to expand its global healthcare distribution facility in the Asia Pacific region, opening three new “state of the art facilities” in Hangzhou, China, Shanghai, China, and Sydney, Australia.
Posted on 10/29 at 09:57 AM
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Monday, July 30, 2012

Distribution is a growing industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that total warehousing and storage jobs will by 2.35% a year from 2010 to 2020.
Posted on 07/30 at 08:55 AM
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Amazon pays $775 million for Kiva. What else is there to say?
Posted on 03/21 at 07:55 AM
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