Archive for Supply Chain & Logistics Trends

This Week in Logistics News (May 8-12, 2017)

It was a very busy week in the world of supply chain and logistics, so let’s go straight to the news that caught my attention: FLEXE Launches Nationwide Next-Day Delivery Effective immediately, Amazon’s smart speaker “Alexa” can update DHL customers on their parcel shipment LLamasoft Partners with TPG Capital Airbus creates new commercial drone services […]

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Top Talking Logistics Posts and Episodes (Q1 2017)

The new year is more than a quarter behind us and it continues to speed along. There’s never a dull moment in this industry — always something new on the horizon, whether it’s new technologies, regulations, competitors, risks, or opportunities. What will tomorrow bring? Why is it important? How should you respond? Those are some […]

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This Week in Logistics News (May 1-5, 2017)

Athletes are in vogue at supply chain and logistics conferences this year. Last week it was Michael Phelps at the JDA FOCUS conference. This week it was Mia Hamm at the BluJay Solutions SOAR 2017 conference. And next week, it’ll be Sugar Ray Leonard at the Manhattan Associates Momentum 2017 conference. If you had to […]

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This Week in Logistics News (April 17-21, 2017)

In case you’re wondering, my daughter did pass her driving test a couple of weeks ago. And the garage door company is coming this morning to replace the crumpled door. So all is good in my little slice of the world. Now, moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon won a […]

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Focus on Pace, Not Place: Track Lessons for Supply Chain Management

“Remember, focus on pace, not place,” I call out to my son as he and the other runners step out on the track and to the starting line. My son is a freshman in high school, and although he has played baseball since he was 5 years old, his new passion is running, which was my sport […]

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Editor’s Pick: The Ideal Inventory Optimization Approach for Omni-channel Retailers

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. In this post, Scott Fenwick, Manhattan Associates’ senior director of product management, describes how to take inventory optimization in an omni-channel […]

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