Readers share the business books that have shaped their way of thinking and helped them succeed in the world of supply chain.
We all know the best way to approach an unguarded railroad crossing is to stop, look, and listen. That same advice applies when examining the economy, which will likely roar through 2018 at full speed.
Getting your supply chain ready for omnichannel retailing requires integration with IT, sales and marketing, and procurement as well as transportation. Companies should assess what they can do in-house, and which areas require outside help.
Profile of Brent Beabout, executive vice president of supply chain, Nordstrom
Simply generating supply chain data doesn’t eliminate waste, reduce costs, or improve service. Shippers should implement systems that give managers insights behind the data. Find a TMS that is available as a customized solution to incorporate your unique industry and supply chain requirements.
A warehouse could become your weakest link if you can’t execute with speed and accuracy. Your bottom line will be negatively impacted, so will your customer’s experience, and they are only one click away from buying from your competitors!
With its second U.S. acquisition in six months, European technology leader, Koerber Group pushes further into the North American market.
ShipStation, an Austin Texas, based provider of Web-based e-commerce shipping services, recently announced it has rolled out a new offering, entitled the ShipStation Fulfillment Program, which it said provides parcel shippers with vetted options for outsourcing parcel fulfillment.
GAO report examines various facets of ways DOT can improve selection of freight and highway projects
Even though the Trump administration talked a pretty good game about implementing a national infrastructure plan to the tune of $1 trillion dollars, signs of actual action on this front have not inched forward, at least not yet. But that does not mean the wheels are not turning on the inexorable topic of transportation infrastructure…Details
Rail carloads fell 3.3% annually to 263,265, and intermodal containers and trailers saw a 5.6% annual gain to 284,215.