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The Coming Wave of ESG Reporting Regulations: How Should Businesses Prepare?

The goal is to showcase ESG data that can withstand the scrutiny of not just regulators, but all stakeholders who will use it to make comparisons among companies in the way they do with financial data today. The time to take action is now.

GOOD QUESTION: How would you describe your job in five words or less?

Keeping it cold, when hot. –Jake McPaul Head of Refrigerated Operations and Product WARP Supply chain innovation evangelist. –Chris Jones EVP Industry Descartes Bringing transparency to carrier negotiations. –Josh Dunham CEO and Co-founder Reveel Fresh challenges around every corner. –Crissy Hatfield Dispatcher Xcel Delivery Services Expanding the potential of automation. –Matt Somerville Director of Sales […]

4 Reasons for the Warehouse Investment Boom

Right behind the frenzied investment in ChatGPT and related AI is an investment boomlet in distribution center and warehouse automation and robotics. Four convergent trends are at work here. 1. Driven by current economic challenges is the necessity to extract every ounce of ROI from each sale’s dependency on inventory and the infrastructure that supports […]

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Start Me Up

Kristin Toth is president and chief operating officer with Fernish, which offers furniture and home décor through rent, rent-to-own, and buy options.

Dancing a Maritime Ballet, Every Day

Every day, Barbara Melvin is up at 3:30 a.m. and asleep by 8:30 p.m. In between, the first woman to lead a top U.S. operating container port walks the halls, talks to people, creates an open environment for collaboration and problem-solving, and celebrates victories of any magnitude.

Shaun Bunch: Best of the Bunch

Shaun Bunch is senior vice president of supply chain with Northern Tool + Equipment, which offers more than 100,000 tools—from air compressors to welding tables—through 130-plus stores, catalog, and website.


Future-Proof Your Supply Chain

Unpredictable demand has become standard, but there is no reason why it should cause your business to be unaware, unfocused, and unready. Consider these action items to overcome challenges and future-ready your operations during peak seasons.

Building Supplier Relationships

Relationships are key to any successful partnership. The strength of your relationships with suppliers can impact your business’ ability to grow, adapt, and pivot. Here’s how to build and maintain strong supplier relationships to ensure success.

10 Tips: Optimizing Mobile Devices in Your Supply Chain

Mobile devices are indispensable tools for businesses to stay connected and manage their supply chains—placing them on the front lines of technology transformation. Here are 10 action items to better optimize the use of mobile devices in your supply chain.


Intermodal Adds Value

Intermodal solutions boost shippers’ options and offer key advantages. Here’s why intermodal transport remains key to efficiency and how one port stacks up advantages.

Pallets Stack Supply Chain Advantages

From integrating with automated equipment to providing sustainability benefits, pallets provide steadfast support to supply chains while making gains in technology and versatility.

Best in Class for 3PL Selection Criteria

It’s crucial that you find the contract logistics provider that’s the best fit for your business. Here are some expert tips to ensure success.

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