How companies prepare for hurricane season

4 Things We Learned this Hurricane Season About How Companies Use Tech to Help Communities

Hurricane season has rolled through and there’s just a few weeks left. This year’s season included two major storms and eight hurricanes total. So, what can we learn as businesses and bystanders in the aftermath? Here are four ways companies prepare for impact to support their local communities in the eye of the storm: They…

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BoB vs. ERP – Parte 2: Armazenamento, Distribuição e Logística

Um tema comum no cenário de gerenciamento de execução da cadeia de suprimentos dos mercados de nível 1 e 2 é o desejo de “orquestrar e sincronizar processos comerciais end-to-end” e que “armazenamento e transporte são pontos de convergência notáveis” (fonte: Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems). Encaixando-se nesta noção está a constatação…

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Trucking Companies Boosted Hiring At Fastest Pace Since 2015

Friday in 5 – Interesting news from across the supply chain landscape, served up in one spot to keep you up-to-date. This week: A hot freight market has spurred hiring by trucking companies; Nordstrom invests in personalization technology; Walmart expands its grocery delivery service; growth in e-commerce increases demand for fast payments; and some employees…

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2018 EFT Global Logistics Report: Innovation and Technology Are Paving the Way Forward

There’s no better time to be in the logistics service provider (LSP) industry than right now. This year’s Eye for Transport (EFT) Global Logistics Report shows increased momentum and optimism more than ever. Accelerating e-commerce growth, disruptive technologies and digitalization blend together to create opportunities that’ll pivot how LSPs will conduct and reinvent their business…

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New Study: Bridging the Expectation Gap on Innovation Between 3PLs & Shippers

Everybody in supply chain talks about innovation. It’s almost perceived as a professional weakness or disadvantage if you don’t use the word ‘innovation’ when talking about your company or vision for the future. But what exactly is innovation and is there a real business case for it? What kind of innovation does your customer need…

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Wholesale-Distributors Step Up to Play a Strategic Role in a Multi-channel World

The world of wholesale distribution has been changing. It used to be fairly simple, wholesale-distributors focused their attention on driving out costs in delivering for their customers. But increasing numbers of millennials are now involved in purchasing decisions and in fact more than a third are empowered to make their own. This new generation of…

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