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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Separation Pangs: What Does The Post-Brexit Supply Chain Really Look Like?

With England’s legal separation from the EU going into effect next March, companies with supply chains spanning the two regions have had their eyes and ears glued to ongoing trade talks. Their focus? Keeping their manufacturing and supply lines...

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Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

All businesses are bound to experience some bumps in the road in the course of their corporate existence. From the logistical challenges in smaller companies to the complexities in supply chains as they grow and mature into a full-blown...

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As Fuel Prices Rise, Here's How Supply Chains Can Cut Transportation Costs

Think about the supply chain of virtually every consumer good. If it travelled from a supplier, to a distributor, to a retailer, then most likely its cost is directly linked to the cost of the fuel that helped it make that journey. 

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4 Reasons for the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

As the true determiner of whether a business sinks or floats, supply chain needs a workforce composed of smart, talented people. But why is it so hard to attract the best of the best to a career in supply chain?

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The Localized Supply Chain

Around the world, multinational companies are winning customers by creating products and campaigns that appeal to local populations. From creating an experience that feels more authentic, to developing products that have a region-specific appeal,...

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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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Supply Chain Technology Roundup: 3 Ways Augmented Reality Can Transform SCM

Supply chain is finally finding its way into the 21st century, with help  from a constantly evolving landscape of technologies and digital opportunities. Companies are now looking to the cloud, big data, blockchain, and other solutions to manage...
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Supply Chain Technology Roundup: Drones and Droids

 

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