How Shoppers and Retailers Can Reduce Waste This Thanksgiving

Concerns about food waste and changing consumer preferences are posing new challenges — and opportunities — to the food supply chain. Increasingly, retailers are making their Thanksgiving supply chains more efficient, prioritizing sustainability,...

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Amazon vs. Flipkart: The Race to Dominate Indian E-Commerce

Indian e-commerce company Flipkart is in fierce rivalry with Amazon over the country's online retail market. Both have unique advantages, but the true test will be which company can best tailor its offerings to the Indian consumer’s palate.

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How To Keep Your Supply Chain Moving Fast as Fuel Costs Rise

In recent years the trucking industry has been faced with a double-edged sword — rising fuel costs and a plummeting labor force. In today’s blog we’re taking a look at what this means for shipping costs, and how retailers can fortify their...

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How to Change Your Inventory Management Strategy in the Omnichannel Era

The U.S. e-commerce market has nearly doubled in size since 2011, and is forecast to grow to $737B by 2022. Managing stock for a variety of commerce channels is becoming more complex, costly, and risky. As recent losses by H&M and other major...

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Counterfeits Are Hurting Your Business - Here's What You Can Do About It

Product counterfeiting and piracy are pervasive across almost all countries and industries. In total, this black market is expected to represent $991 billion of the global economy by 2022.

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Hurricane Best Practices for Your Supply Chain

Hurricane Michael is approaching Florida via the Gulf Coast, threatening to rise from its current Category 1 status before making landfall on Wednesday. Just like with last month's Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas, Michael is going to bring...

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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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Manufacturing 4.0 and the Factory of the Future: Part Two

In Industry 4.0, companies are converging information technology and operational technology, to create supply chains that have a pulse on customer wants and can deliver on demand. This need to streamline has given rise to “smart factories” —...

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Manufacturing 4.0 and the Factory of the Future: Part One

In Industry 4.0, companies are converging information technology and operational technology, to create supply chains that have a pulse on customer wants and can deliver on demand. The industry-wide push to streamline supply chains has given rise...

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