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Investment Triggers a Manufacturing Supercycle
Thanks to a trio of bills passed in the past few years, investment in U.S. manufacturing is at all-time highs, and that means the economy could be poised to take off again.
Supply Chains Struggle to Access Reliable Emissions Data from Suppliers
While regulations may jumpstart ESG initiatives, executives also anticipate business benefits to integrating sustainability into business strategy, according to research from Deloitte.
Artificial Intelligence to Drive M&A Activity in Supply Chain
Supply chain mergers and acquisitions have been slowed for several reasons, but declining inflation, stabilization of interest rates, and artificial intelligence could fuel more deals.
Cleo Announces New Supply Chain Management Tools for Integration Cloud Platform
Cleo has announced several new enhancements and functionality options for its Cleo Integration Cloud software.

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LTL Data Utilizing Freight APIs
Great strides have been made to bring supply chains into the digital age. Many leading shippers and 3PLs have capitalized on TMS and LTL freight API developments, recognizing that automation can lead to greater efficiency, cost savings, and visibility.

100-Year-Old Freight Yellow Corp. Has Entered Bankruptcy
Yellow Corp. didn’t need a Teamsters strike to enter bankruptcy - in its 100th year, Yellow did it completely on its own.

UPS and Teamsters Reach New five-year Tentative Agreement
With only a few days remaining until the July 31 deadline, the contentious and on-again, off-again labor negotiations between Atlanta-based global freight transportation and logistics services provider UPS and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters reached an amicable outcome, in the form of a new five-year tentative agreement.

Yellow Corportation and Teamsters Remain at Odds - LTL Market Left with Numerous Queries
Nashville-based Yellow Corporation, has filed a lawsuit for more than $137 million against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), due to what Yellow called a breach of the Teamsters' biding contract with Yellow.

Stability in a Volatile Wood Market with Reusable Plastic Pallets
Protect against volatile wood prices with reusable plastic pallets.

Tosca Launches First Annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report
Tosca, a global leader in reusable plastic packaging and performance pooling solutions launched its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report: All Together Better.

Seven Ways to Upgrade your Supply Chain with Reusable Plastic Pallets
Implementing plastic pallets into your supply chain can prove highly beneficial, including reducing costs, enhancing safety in the workplace, and support modern supply chain improvements like automation.

Tosca’s Path to Sustainable Operational Excellence
At Tosca, we not only speak of sustainability, but live it in the way we do business. Our goal is to move the world away from single-use packaging and to that end, our business model has been designed with sustainability at its core. However, we do not limit ourselves to this, and have set our sights on operational excellence in the domains of environmental, social, and governance (ESG).

This Is Not the Time to Downgrade Supply Chain Sustainability
Pressure from various stakeholders to make supply chains more sustainable has grown steadily over the last three years and shows no signs of abating.

Inflation’s Impact on Warehousing and the Supply Chain
How inflation is driving up the costs of just about everything that impacts the supply chain and how your business can respond effectively.

Humans and Machines as Coworkers in the Workplace of the Future
The capacity for adaptability of human workers is set to become a vital component of the automated workplace of the future, contrary to widely-held assumptions about tech-driven changes.

Increase Warehouse Efficiency with These Technologies
Looking for a way to make your warehouse run smoother? Investing in the following technological advancements may be the answer.

The Implication of Flexport’s Acquisition of Shopify Logistics to Expand Its Global Services into Last Mile & E-Commerce Fulfillment
Flexport, the leading tech-driven logistics platform, has announced the acquisition of the assets of Shopify Logistics, including Deliverr, Inc. Flexport's technology now makes it easy for businesses to plan, visualize and execute the movement of goods from the manufacturer to the customer's store or door unified under one technology platform.

Quiet Quitting in the Warehouse
Quiet quitting has become a common term in this country over the past year. While possibly more prevalent in other industries, the warehouse industry is not immune from the practice.

How Chief Operating Officers are Achieving Results with Supply Chain Software
COOs are now using supply chain software that offers advanced analytics and KPI capabilities that interconnect and take the tedium out of common goal sharing and tracking, making a supplier seem like part of the customer.

Building Resilient Supply Chains by Overcoming These Financial Stumbling Blocks
In such an uncertain environment, resilience attracted much attention, yet the task of building and sustaining resilient supply chains remains extremely challenging for many companies.

J.B. Hunt, U of A Collaboration Focuses on Future of Supply Chain
J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, and the University of Arkansas announced the Sam M. Walton College of Business program for studying supply chain.

Fighting Scalping Bots May Be a Losing Battle for Retailers
While it is important for retailers to do something about bots, it is not clear that it is a fight they can win - or one they are especially incentivized to win.

Walton College’s Supply Chain Graduate Program Ranked No. 2 In North America
The supply chain management graduate program at the Sam M. Walton College of Business has been ranked No. 2 in North America by research and consulting firm Gartner, which ranks the undergraduate and graduate logistic programs every two years.

Building Resilience for the Next Supply Chain Disruption
James Rice discusses supply chain resilience and how organizations can prepare for the next big problem.


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