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January 16, 2020
Wearable Warehouse Technologies: Revolutionizing Supply Chains
The adoption of wearables is not only making jobs easier for warehouse employees but also improving efficiency, safety and accuracy in the supply chain.
November 29, 2023
Becoming an Innovation Leader to Achieve Digital Transformation
Digital transformation is often perceived as a technology challenge. But, you can’t become a 21st Century company without learning to operate and think in 21st Century ways.
EY (Ernst & Young)
November 28, 2023
Material Handling Equipment
Leveraging Creative Financing to Unleash the Power of Material Handling Automation
Creative leasing solutions can help blaze the trail for companies to modernize material handling and be in the best position to reap the benefits.
November 27, 2023
Cargo Theft Prevention: Don’t Overlook the Loading Dock
By integrating these pieces of equipment and making sure they work together as a system, facilities can greatly enhance cargo security, protect employees, reduce contamination and improve energy efficiency.
November 24, 2023
Fleet Optimization in the AI Era: Transforming the Future of Fleet Management
It's increasingly evident that AI will significantly impact virtually every industry.
November 23, 2023
How Centralized Marketplace Capacity Could Result in Lowering Carbon Emissions
If we can reduce the number of trips freight carriers take each year to deliver their goods, a significant quantity of would-be emissions may never be generated. The key to this strategy is taking advantage of centralized marketplace capacity.
November 22, 2023
Transforming Legacy Procurement
Procurement processes, when streamlined with technology, can significantly diminish the burden of manual work and increase financial gains.
November 21, 2023
How Air Freight is Evolving to Help Shippers Pivot Amid Disruption
Here are some examples of how air is playing a role already and where it may continue to grow in volume as 2024 approaches.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
November 20, 2023
The Crucial Role of Address Validation in Same-Day Delivery
Same-day delivery businesses prioritizing address validation and incorporating address autocomplete are discovering secret weapons that set them apart from the pack.
November 17, 2023
How Autonomous Vehicles Are Gearing Up to be a Game Changer
Now is the time to explore the benefits of AVs and develop an understanding of the potential they have to reshape the supply chain cycle.
November 16, 2023
Revolutionizing Palletizing Automation: The Power of Wearable Tech and Human Ingenuity
This fusion of automation, wearable technology and human ingenuity ensures a safer, more efficient and adaptive future for palletizing in the supply chain sphere.
November 15, 2023
Right-sized Packaging Makes Unboxing and the Planet Better
As e-commerce continues to grow, right-sized packaging is becoming essential to meet consumer expectations, reduce costs and uphold sustainability commitments.
Packsize International LLC
November 13, 2023
How AI Enhances Defense in Supply Chain Security
AI acts as an unwavering guardian, not only enhancing intelligence analysis but also reinforcing the resilience of the defense supply chain.
November 9, 2023
Taking a Strategic Approach to Implementing Data Analytics
The winners in the data analytics race, the company that fully unlocks the value of data will be better positioned in the marketplace and better serve all organizational stakeholders.
November 8, 2023
Ocean Ports & Carriers
4 Things to Know About Hydrogen-Powered Port Equipment
Recent advances in equipment powered by hydrogen fuel cells (HFCs) are changing the conversation for the future of ports.
November 7, 2023
Optimizing Raw Material Procurement: Building Supply Chain Resiliency
The turbulence in global supply chains over the past 18 months underscores the need for businesses to rethink their procurement and risk management approaches, especially those in the raw material sector.
November 6, 2023
AI and Simulation: Conquering Supply Chain Complexity in the Age of Same-Day delivery
Well-orchestrated same-day delivery is now a clear demonstration of a robust supply chain management that brings a flexible and responsive supply chain.
November 3, 2023
From Tactical to Strategic: Transforming Legacy Procurement
E-Procurement systems offer many fixes, but if they are not optimized for your specific business needs, you could be missing out on opportunities.
November 2, 2023
Three Signs That Your Business Would Benefit From an ERP
By continually updating and investing in the latest technology, organizations position themselves to be driving efficiency.
ECI Software Solutions
November 1, 2023
Managing Supply Chain Partner Relations in the Digital Age
Businesses with well-maintained partner relationships can also find themselves in a more resilient position to adapt to market fluctuations.
October 31, 2023
Why the Last Mile of Delivery is the First Step to Customer Satisfaction
With the importance of last mile delivery becoming more prevalent, the costs of failure could be high. So, the question remains–how can the last mile ecosystem deliver on these promises?
October 30, 2023
Filling the Gaps that Wi-Fi and LTE Signals Don't Reach
Those in the industrial space need to know their business has a network that supports intelligent, automated technology.
October 30, 2023
Out of Time: Committing Retailers to Responsible Sourcing Solutions Now
Through digitalization with a multi-enterprise platform, brands and retailers can enforce their sustainability standards and monitor suppliers’ progress while fostering the collaboration and communication necessary to work toward these goals together.
October 29, 2023