Articles | August 2017

Feature Stories

Case Studies

e-Tales

Warehouse Upgrade: Of Boxes and Briefs

To prepare for the holiday rush, apparel retailer MeUndies is adopting a more automated, efficient system to provide better tracking, quality control, and more efficient labor usage.

LeaderSHIP

Betting the Farm on YRC's Success

James Welch, CEO of YRC Worldwide, discusses his leadership philosophy.

Reader Profile

Chris Ward: Get the Food to Church's On Time

Chris Ward, vice president of supply chain with Church’s Chicken, focuses on delivering the right products at the right cost.

Commentary

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

It Happens Automagically

Whether your company is a manufacturer, retailer, distributor, or in e-commerce, the future is happening now, automagically. IL publisher Keith Biondo explores IoT and the Internet of Everything.

Lori Mitchell-Keller

E_CommerceLori Mitchell-Keller

Developing Innovative Delivery Services That Delight Customers

To compete in today’s evolving retail landscape, companies must differentiate themselves to meet consumer demands and drive brand loyalty.

Good Question

What's the most interesting or unusual supply chain problem you've solved?

Readers share unexpected supply chain challenges and how they overcame them.

Tim Casey

Green LandscapeTim Casey

How Reduced Packaging Waste is Key to Sustainability

Shippers are turning to innovative solutions to reduce packaging waste and emissions as key components of their sustainability efforts.

Ken Wood

IT MattersKen Wood

Global Trade Content: Unlocking the Supply Chain Value

Integrating external content is becoming more valuable for companies seeking more automation and real-time control over their supply chain planning and execution functions.

How-To

Ten Tips

Recruiting Supply Chain Talent

New technologies, consumer demands, and the rise of the mobile workforce are shifting the business landscape quickly, and specialized workers in supply chain and logistics are more valuable than ever. Use these tips to plan and attract the industry’s future leaders.

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