Hurricane Florence Update: Impacts, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

After making landfall last week, Hurricane Florence is crawling northeast along the U.S.'s east coast. Despite weakening from a Category 4 storm to a Category 1, the storm is disrupting everyday life and wreaking havoc on infrastructure. Last...

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Hurricane Florence: What You Need to Know About the Year's First Major Storm

Hurricane Florence is predicted to be one of the strongest storms on the Eastern seaboard in decades. It will deliver tropical-storm-level winds by noon Thursday to North Carolina's coast, and hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surges by...

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Xiaomi & The Supply Chain Behind the World's Highest Valued Smartphone Startup

Xiaomi Is (Still) The Tech Startup to Watch

On April 6, 2015, the Guinness World Record for the most smartphones sold in 24 hours was broken. Setting the record at 2.1 million units was Xiaomi—the world’s third highest valued startup (following...

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How Alibaba, JD.Com and Jumia are Revolutionizing the Ecommerce Supply Chain

With $1 trillion in revenue in 2017 alone, China’s ecommerce market is now the largest in the world, propelling Asia-Pacific’s ascent as a digital powerhouse. Meanwhile, India has the fastest-growing internet consumer base, expanding at an...

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What's the Deal With USPS and Amazon?

The Truth about the USPS-Amazon Relationship

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Can the Internet of Things Solve our Biggest Agriculture Problems?

The world’s appetite is changing, and the agriculture industry is struggling to keep up. Can technology help?

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How to Attract the Best Talent to Your Supply Chain

In a market where consumers are demanding instant gratification from brands, the importance of supply chain to a business’s success has never been greater. However, a shortage of certified supply chain professionals remains a problem for the...

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The Experiential Supply Chain

First it was the industrial economy. Then, creeping into the 21st century we saw the rise of the service economy. Now, supply chains are being disrupted by the experience economy. Led by Millennials who demand both more customized experiences and...

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The Blurring Line Between Retail and Logistics

Our notion of convenience is evolving. Being able to offer options, from product variety to flexible delivery schemes, is essential for every business. That’s probably why some of the biggest companies in the world are moving beyond retail to...

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