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Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Push and Pull Distribution in Today’s High Expectation Consumer Market, you’ll read about ways you can react efficiently to fast-changing customer demands, while taking into account economies of scale within your existing operations.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
In the new white paper "The Race for Supply Chain Management Excellence," Howard W. Coleman of the management consulting firm MCA Associate explores this question with a focus on wholesale distribution.
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.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Most of today’s supply chains are made up of fragmented silos of information that compromise their ability to be responsive—they are hampered by inefficiencies and barriers and are unable to scale swiftly to respond to customer demands or seize new opportunities.
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.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Report highlights executives' focus on direct store delivery processes.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The economy was front and center on day two of the Material Handling & Logistics Conference.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Two thirds expect to add jobs next year, even as more than half report skilled labor shortage.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Despite clear inefficiencies, many are reluctant to make change until the damage is done.
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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.