Topic: Trends


Trends Posts

One Network Enterprises new blockchain platform solution mitigates threats in pharmaceutical authentication & serialization, food safety, and recall management.

Walmart is getting bruised in its battle with online leader Amazon, and the world's largest retailer yesterday reported a smaller-than-expected fourth-quarter profit as it wrestled with slower ecommerce sales during the busiest time of the year.

In what would be one of its biggest overseas deals, the U.S. retailer is looking at buying new and existing shares in Flipkart, a direct challenge to Amazon in Asia’s third-largest economy.

XPO Logistics has used rapid-fire acquisitions to grow from a $175 million truck brokerage company in 2012 to a $15.38 billion freight and logistics behemoth, but its European expansion, for now, is being built organically.

Omni-channel disruptor SEKO Logistics says retailers and etailers that react fastest to the shift in consumer behavior and meet customers’ expectations for speed of delivery and returns earn the highest levels of customer loyalty and revenue growth.

Amazon is growing fast, and so are the costs of getting people the products they order from the online ecommerce retailer, and as time goes by, Amazon has to spend a higher percentage of its net sales on staffing, operations, and shipping.

According to a new report, Amazon has plans to launch a new delivery service called Shipping with Amazon, or SWA, first with its third-party merchants, then expanding nationally.

Amazon plans to roll out two-hour delivery at Whole Foods this year to those who pay for Amazon's $99-a-year Prime membership and is the company's biggest move since it bought the organic grocer last year.

Since its debut at CES in early 2016, the EHang 184 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle had been attracting the worldwide attention of global media as well as the general public, today we get the best look yet at the Ehang 184, with footage for the first time showing it carrying out test flights with people on-board.

Coupling the advances in computer vision with the increase in computing power and adding the advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence, robotic systems are becoming more capable every day especially in material handling.

According to Bloomberg, Amazon is expanding its FBA Onsite service, previously called Seller Flex, to make more groceries, cleaning supplies and other products available for quick delivery directly from merchants without overwhelming the e-commerce giant’s warehouses with additional inventory, according.

Studies show that not everyone is ready to embrace technology, however a TMS system is essential for today's transportation industry.

Supply chains are growing more complex as product proliferation and customer service expectations rise driven in part by the “Amazons” of the world.

We’ve compiled seven, popular New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chains to help you achieve your safety and sustainability goals in the coming year.

In a Jump Start 2018 exclusive, SMC³ brought together supply chain leaders James Welch, CEO of YRC Worldwide, and Jason Hess, vice president and general manager premium at Union Pacific Railroad, for an in-depth chat about the road ahead.




 

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