Articles | November 2013

Feature Stories

Case Studies

Walmart store in China

I.T. Toolkit

Putting Stock in Retail Analytics Tools

Kimberly-Clark China uses retail analytics tools to manage inventory and avoid stockouts at stores like Walmart.

Mara Gonzalez, director of purchasing, Vino del Sol

Reader Profile

Mara Gonzalez: Import Expert

As director of purchasing at wine company Vino del Sol, Mara Gonzalez squeezes supply chain data from a business intelligence solution.

Commentary

Felecia Stratton

Checking InFelecia Stratton

Shining the Light on Pioneers and Prospects

Equipped with industry training, new logistics professionals need their more experienced peers’ communication and interpersonal skills.

Ashton Shaw

Green Landscape: Supply Chain SustainabilityAshton Shaw

Using SmartWay Data to Inform Transportation Purchasing Decisions

SmartWay data allows shippers and 3PLs to make business decisions that support their sustainability goals.

Curtis Greve

Reverse LogisticsCurtis Greve

Plan Early for Peak Returns Season

Planning for peak returns season can minimize processing costs and maximize recovery values of returned inventory.

Robert Brenner

Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisRobert Brenner

Nearshoring in Mexico: The Benefits of Shared Borders

Manufacturing in Mexico gives U.S. companies quality control, lower transportation costs, and faster transit times.

How-To

Ten Tips

Creating a Greener Warehouse

Reducing warehouse energy and water consumption helps companies improve their bottom line and bring value to customers.

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