Various uses of robots in the supply chain and the benefits those systems provide.
A mix of experienced logistics service providers, resilient infrastructure, flexible transportation options, and a seasoned workforce combine to make Alaska a land of promise for companies doing business with the state.
Inbound Logistics surveys the supply chain technology market to evaluate the latest trends and uncover the most innovative providers in their respective fields.
Still struggling to get your logistics technology up to speed? You're not alone. See why companies are increasingly outsourcing IT to their third-party logistics providers.
As closer supply chain ties are forged with vendors, logistics managers must increasingly collaborate with procurement. To provide insight, a new study illuminates today's procurement process, and the many challenges purchasing managers face.
A 3PL's cold call leads to a cool technology solution that streamlines processes and minimizes service disruptions
Profile of Doug Mueller, CEO of Breakthrough Fuel, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Profile of Michele van Krieken, global supply chain manager with The Chemours Company
3PL Line: Third-Party Logistics Perspectives
As technology and innovation continue to enable new options, supply chains will be sure to keep pace and take us to new heights.
Are last-mile deliveries being left to ununiformed, lightly skilled, newly hired Uberesque drivers, despite technology upgrades and changing consumer demands?
Readers share the most fun or interesting part about their work in the supply chain.
IT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain Technology
There is no magic bullet to overcome the challenges associated with the capacity crunch, but the supply chain has proven to be the competitive battleground of the future.
Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain Analysis
Advance ship notices (ASNs) can boost the retail supply chain’s ability to deliver what the consumer wants with speed and accuracy.
Despite the highly competitive environment, it’s possible to compete with e-commerce giants. It just takes creativity, a strong, optimized supply chain and, of course, excellent customer service.
Having tools such as predictive analytics technology integrated with artificial intelligence while still enthusiastically embracing the craft of logistics will be how our industry truly innovates for our clients.
Here are the six most important elements to consider when creating an item-specific supply chain strategy.
There is no “one size fits all” approach when it comes to managing transportation operations, so each shipper needs to carefully consider each option before making a decision.
A leading industrial manufacturer with multiple warehouses across the globe needed to know when shipments were being delivered so they could adequately staff warehouses to meet volume demands.
It's no secret that data is the foundation for a world class logistics strategy. It's also no secret how to find the right data, yet many companies struggle to find the data they’ve been looking for.
When we said 2017 was one of the most disruptive years for global supply chains in recent years, thanks to natural disasters, geopolitical conflicts, and regulatory upheaval, we couldn’t have foreseen the twists and turns that would take shape in 2018.