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Click and Collect Growing Retail Trend
Click and Collect Growing Retail Trend
“Currently, a small portion of total purchases are completed through click and collect, but it is growing in use, with 49 % of Americans trying it for the first time in 2016,” said Bell and Howell senior director Haroon Abu,
3D Technology to Help Shipping Costs in Food Industry
3D Technology to Help Shipping Costs in Food Industry
MIT researchers found that shape-morphing creations, created via 3D printing, are not only culinary performance art, but also a practical way to reduce food-shipping costs.
Companies Not Jumping on Technology Train
Companies Not Jumping on Technology Train
Technologies such as blockchain, 5G, indoor location, and autonomous vehicles are falling below the radar of many companies.
Top 10 Countries with Resilient Supply Chains
For the 2017 FM Global Resilience Index, three new resilience drivers have been added to the index: inherent cyber risk, urbanization rate and supply chain visibility.
Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016
Reshoring Exceeded Offshoring in 2016
Some reasons for the increase in reshoring are: proximity to customers, government incentives, skilled workforce availability and ecosystem synergies
Uber Freight  Aims to  Level the Playing Field for Truck Drivers
Uber Freight Aims to Level the Playing Field for Truck Drivers 1
"We take the guesswork out of finding and booking freight, which is often the most stressful part of a driver’s day,” said Eric Berdinis, Uber Freight. “What used to take several hours and multiple phone calls can now be achieved with the touch of a button.”
GM’s Tire Supply Chain Becoming Sustainable
GM’s Tire Supply Chain Becoming Sustainable
The move by GM is to push the auto industry to move toward net-zero deforestation and uphold human and labor rights.
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Exoskeletons Help Take a Load Off for Warehouse Workers
Exoskeletons provide back support to help improve employee health.
Retail Imports to Keep Growing Through the Summer
Retail Imports to Keep Growing Through the Summer
The first half of 2017 is expected to total 9.5 million TEU, up 5.6% from the first half of 2016.
Poor Supplier Relations Costing U.S. Automakers Millions
Poor Supplier Relations Costing US Automakers Millions
Ford, General Motors, FCA US and Nissan collectively would have earned $2 billion more in operating profit last year had their supplier relations improved as much as Toyota’s and Honda’s did during the year.
Manufacturing Critical to US Standard of Living
Manufacturing Critical to US Standard of Living 1
Seventy-one percent of respondents believe that the U.S. should ensure long-term, stable funding for programs that spur innovation and advanced manufacturing.
Manufacturers Need Digital Supply Chain to Be Competitive
Manufacturers Need Digital Supply Chain to Be Competitive
The digital supply chain allows manufacturers to capture data from sensors and connected assets, use advanced analytics and AI to extract insight from that data, run prescriptive analysis, and then provide that real-time information to operational leaders who can use it to optimize performance.
Robotics Market in North America Surges 32%
Robotics Market in North America Surges 32%
Robots ordered by automotive component suppliers were up 53% while orders by automotive OEMs increased 32%. Growth also continued in non-automotive industries with increases in arc welding (102%), coating & dispensing (64%), and spot welding (36%) applications.
Logistics Next Billion Dollar Opportunity for e-Commerce Companies ?
Is Logistics Next Billion Dollar Source for e-Commerce Companies?
The global shipping market, including ocean, air, and truck freight, is a $2.1 trillion market, and retailers are jumping in.
These Five Technologies Will Impact Your Supply Chain
These Five Technologies Will Impact Your Supply Chain
Drones, driverless vehicles, 3-D printing, wearable technology and robotics will have the largest impact on the supply chain over the next five years.
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