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Talking Supply Chain Podcast: The Rise Of The Robot
On this episode, Jeff Burnstein discusses the growth of the industrial robotics market, and why now is the time to investigate robots for your operation. SCMR’s Editorial Director Bob Trebilcock hosts.

Ecommerce Order Fulfillment - 7 Last-Mile Delivery Trends to Help Develop a Winning Strategy
The growing demand for ecommerce and rising consumer expectations have placed additional pressure on retailers to expedite delivery without increasing costs, which has brought renewed attention to order fulfillment, especially last mile delivery.

Convey issues March Data for FedEx, UPS, USPS & regional carriers on-time performance
New data from Austin, Texas-based Convey shows how COVID-19 continues to impact retail delivery and the last mile – including performance and market share for FedEx, UPS, USPS and regional carriers.

Forklift Considerations for Modern Warehouse Demands
How distribution centers and warehouses can ensure they’re meeting the e-commerce challenge.

Are Your Last-Mile Problems Really Last-Mile Problems?
In this paper, we show how to optimize delivery performance across your first and middle miles using the digital supply chain.

Amazon’s Last Mile MIT CTL Routing Research Challenge
The primary goal of the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge is to encourage participants to develop innovative approaches leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, and other non-conventional methods to produce solutions to the route sequencing problem.

Startup News: Pandion raises $4.9 Million to develop more reliable, lower cost e-commerce shipping
Playground Global and Schematic Ventures are backing the startup

MIT CTL’s Top Supply Chain Challenges in 2021
Which supply chain challenges will preoccupy companies in 2021? Many are reflected in MIT CTL's research agenda for the new year, so we asked our senior researchers to describe what they would like to achieve in 2021.

A New Business That Will Electrify and Improve the First-to-Last-Mile Delivery of Goods and Services
GM launches BrightDrop, which will offer an ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software, and services to empower delivery and logistics companies to move goods more efficiently.

The Future of the Last-Mile Ecosystem
This report presents an integrated perspective on the future of the last-mile delivery ecosystem, which was developed jointly by the World Economic Forum, McKinsey & Company, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Leaseplan, and more than 20 public- and private-sector partners who contributed related data, expertise and case studies.

Growing Supply Chain Advantage in 2021
This white paper uncovers common areas where technology, along with market intelligence, can help optimize the supply chain for a competitive edge.

OneRail finishes $12.5 million Seed Round with $6.7 million Late Seed Financing
Orlando, Fla.-based OneRail, a provider of final mile delivery services for enterprise shippers, is continuing to make inroads, with an eye on growth, announcing it completed a $6.7 million round of Late Seed financing and closing out its $12.5 million seed round.

Micro-Fulfillment Centers Bring the Supply Chain to the Consumer
Over the last few years, as e-commerce sales have increased and customer expectations have shifted, there has been a steady race to move fulfillment closer to the customer.

5 Ways COVID-19 Has Changed Last-Mile Deliveries Forever
For those businesses that have invested wisely in a technology partner during these tumultuous times, they will most assuredly stay in the game of last-mile deliveries as those partners are already engaging in future-ready features.

Wisconsin-Based Logistic Company Partners with LA County to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine
COVID-19 startup Curative Inc. contracts with a Wisconsin-based company to use its Elite EXTRA advanced dispatch software to expedite COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to nursing homes in California.


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Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
This guide provides an in-depth analysis of the potential of various resources available in a warehouse and how they can be utilized...
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
A whitepaper on supply chain insights gleaned at the LEED-certified gold Cleveland transportation and sustainability summit.

20 Warehouse & Distribution Center Best Practices for Your Supply Chain
20 Warehouse & Distribution Center Best Practices for Your Supply Chain
In this guide, we picked the brains of our supply chain engineers to find ways to improve warehouse and distribution center efficiency...
SOLOCHAIN WMS plus a Guide to Warehouse Management Systems
SOLOCHAIN WMS plus a Guide to Warehouse Management Systems
In these 2 'papers' Solochain WMS, we detail Manufacturing Execution System capabilities and Generix's portfolio of SCM solutions to manage all distribution logistics,...
Supply Chain Outlook: What to Expect Near-Future
Supply Chain Outlook: What to Expect Near-Future
An investigation into how supply chains have changed, where they are heading, and how you can prepare.