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3 Signs of a Siloed Supply Chain—and How to Fix Them

Supply chains must be faster and more agile than ever. Siloed systems can slow down the process, causing frustrated customers to take their business elsewhere, resulting in lost revenue, resources, and time. Here are three signs of siloed supply chains and what to do about them. Read More

Supply Chain Commentary: Prepare for Mobile Commerce

Mobile commerce is expected to become a $250-billion market by 2020, with an increasing number of sales being done via smartphone apps, says the 2017 UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper. Here are key takeaways for retailers. Read More

Supply Chain Shout Out: In Appreciation of Truck Drivers

The supply chain that is supported by professional drivers often includes three or more cogs to eventually get the product safely, and on time, to the end user. When an interruption occurs within the supply chain, the professional drivers are the individuals who step up and make sacrifices to get the gears back in line. Read More

Digital Change: Realizing the Potential

Digital Transformation (DT) is coming of age. Eighty percent of respondents to a recent IFS Digital Change Survey see themselves as “enabled”, “enhanced” or “optimized” to leverage DT. Read More

U.S. Manufacturers Respond to Regulatory Plans

Manufacturers and wholesale distributors are optimistic about the perceived impact of the Trump administration’s plans for trade deregulation on their businesses, according to new research commissioned by business software provider Exact. Read More

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E-Commerce: Retail’s Great Equalizer

From small businesses to national giants, retailers fashion e-commerce strategies to attract and delight consumers in an ever-more competitive market. This issue explores the equalizing effect of e-commerce and reveals how shippers and retailers overcome associated logistics, transportation, and fulfillment challenges. Also: Florida: Logistics & Distribution–The Future is Here.

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