Worker Shortages and More Pose a Challenge to Freight Companies

Transportation is one of the world's largest industries and deeply influences how efficiently global supply chains are able to run. According to Plunkett Research, transportation revenues in 2017 reached over $1 billion in the U.S. alone....

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Fast Fashion's Inventory Woes: 3 Ways Retailers Can Stay in Business

Since the 1990’s, when little-known clothing retailer Zara announced it could take a garment from concept to rack in just 15 days, “fast fashion” has captured the minds of consumers. Brands like Zara, H&M, and Forever 21 peddle cheap clothing—and...

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Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Augmented reality, also known simply as AR, is the usage of technology to superimpose computer-generated sensory input like sound, videos, and images, over a person's real-world view. AR applications can help enhance skills, provide real-time...

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Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods

 

On June 15, Amazon.com shook up the grocery industry by announcing its plans to purchase Whole Foods Market for $13.7B. What does this powerhouse deal mean for the two companies—and more importantly, for traditional brick-and-mortar grocery...

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The Role of Traceability in the Pharma Supply Chain

The U.S. government is making a big push for pharma traceability, hoping to quell the amount of counterfeit drugs imported into the country. But that’s no easy feat in such a huge supply chain.

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Tesla and the Future of the Trucking Industry

The global trucking industry is currently facing two great challenges for sustainability: to transport a significantly higher volume of goods, and to further develop new means of delivery concepts.

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In the Wake of Fuel Efficiency Scandals, Auto Makers Brace for Regulations

Mitsubishi has admitted to rigging data for its vehicles' fuel economy tests. What does that mean for the future of vehicle regulation?

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What Tesla's Recent Announcement Means for the Future of Manufacturing

Tesla’s decision to provide batteries to consumers signals a huge shift in sustainable energy usage.

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