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Jul 27

2012

Amazon’s Potential Same-Day Delivery Effects on Your Business

Posted: Jul 27, 2012

This blog post isn’t the first we’ve spoken about Amazon and it’s effects on business and carriers.  A few months ago, we explored their acquisition of Kiva, bringing in mechanical robots to help make their supply chains even more efficient.  Coupled with their strong online presence and branding, they are looking to take over both as a consumer’s primary merchant and a potential majo...

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Jul 20

2012

Staying Mindful of Unexpected Regulations Affecting Supply Chains

Posted: Jul 20, 2012

There are many factors to constantly check as a supply chain manager or owner, especially in regards to risk management.  These can include natural disasters to international crises, both of which have made headlines in the past year.  One variable that may not be commonly thought of is domestic regulation.  Many may think that regulations are much more steady and less prone to drastic chang...

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Jul 13

2012

Inspiration in the Logistics & Supply Chain Community

Posted: Jul 13, 2012

Although the supply chain industry is fairly traditional, there is constant opportunity for innovation and further education as both the community and the technologies around us continue to change at a rapid rate.  Sometimes, the best education can come from those who have themselves learned from prior experience.  In this blog post, we’ll explore a few different companies that have been ab...

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Jul 06

2012

Reflecting Back on The State of U.S. Logistics

Posted: Jul 06, 2012

Earlier in June, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals released their annual State of U.S. Logistics report to their members, reporting on the general trends and observations about US logistics and supply chains in general.  Their findings reflect an interesting intersection between improvement along with obstacles and trouble spots still in the way.  See how the overall report...

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Jun 29

2012

Lessons from the Apparel Industry to the Supply Chain

Posted: Jun 29, 2012

Innovation is a constant topic of debate within logistics and supply chains as businesses continue to try and find more efficient and innovative ways to ease the workflow and create a tighter, more cooperative environment.  Linked with this challenge is the impact of the way business has changed, going from the physical space of an actual store to the unlimited space of the digital realm.  Fr...

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