As supply chains grow increasingly complex and dispersed, the sources of essential information are more likely to be outside the four walls of the enterprise. They must all see with a common set of eyes.
Ron Giuntini, consultant and principal of Giuntini & Co., Inc., tells MH&L how material handling and logistics managers can adopt the Uber asset sharing model to generate revenue from under-utilized equipment....More
The ranks of workers and their buying power are on the rise, resulting in growing logistics activity, according to the latest Logistics Market Snapshot, from the Georgia Center of Innovation . Highlights from the latest report:...More
Supply Chain survey identifies key global trends for the high-tech industry
Despite evidence of short-term economic weakness, most high-tech executives are optimistic about the long-term prospects of their companies’ growth. In fact, 74% of respondents expect their companies to export more products in the next two years. This is due to a growing demand for technology products in emerging markets, like China, India, and Brazil—countries in which disposable income is steadily increasing.
This is our second post in a series based on our annual 2013 UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain survey findings. The topic of this post: the shift in high-tech supply chains to prioritize customer service....More
In late 2013, UPS released its UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain survey findings, which is an annual survey of high-tech logistics executives in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, conducted by IDC Manufacturing Insights....More
Ron Giuntini, consultant and principal of Giuntini & Co., Inc., tells MH&L how material handling and logistics managers can adopt the Uber asset sharing model to generate revenue from under-utilized equipment.
This is an ecclectic collection of clips proving that logistics has been a valuable partner to Hollywood, whether portraying comedy or tragedy. Strangely enough, the only clip representing an Oscar winner is from Laurel & Hardy's "Music Box," in which the boys depend solely on their brains and brawn to deliver a piano. Now THAT's material handling at its best. In theory.