How Important is 1% to Your Supply Chain?

Perhaps you’ve seen the recent mobile service ads, where the pitchman talks about a 1 percent difference in reliability. He and other characters in the commercial mock the importance of spending more for only a 1 percent difference in service. Perhaps I’m just tired of seeing this guy; he’s gone from pitching the “Can you hear me…

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On the Road to Driver-Less Cars

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. Here’s a quick roundup of some industry news, including a look at how automakers are investing in autonomous cars, the types of digital technologies being used to speed up production processes,…

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Tech Trends to Watch in 2017

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. Here’s a quick roundup of some industry news, including a look at tech trends in 2017, automakers joining forces to make electric vehicle motors, the ripple effect of store closures, and…

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‘Watson’ is coming to a store near you

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. Automation and artificial intelligence technology is rapidly changing the face of the retail store. This week saw innovation at the forefront, online sales exploding in popularity, and a shipping giant facing…

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CatMan 2.0…Now What?

As we start the new year, change is inevitable. We have a new President of the United States, new challenges in the world, and customers who continue to engage with us through greater use of technology. With the pace of technology innovation rapidly increasing, the process for localizing assortments, the need for consumer-centricity, and the…

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