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…

Read More

Key Capabilities Required for Omni-Channel and Direct to Consumer Fulfillment

Today’s picking activities in the warehouse need to evolve under B2B/B2C convergence. New methods and labor processes in dispatch and picking are required that are more event and customer driven than ever before (Figure 1). Figure 1: Dynamic Event Driven Capabilities in Omni-Channel Fulfillment When a product flows to a DC or store, it is…

Read More