All Things Supply Chain

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  • What Logistics Planning and Turning 30 Have in Common – And It´s Not Wrinkles

    What Logistics Planning and Turning 30 Have in Common – And It´s Not Wrinkles

    I celebrated my 30th birthday this month. It may sound frightening at first, but despite my fears, the aches and pains, wrinkles and grey hairs didn’t happen overnight. From my…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 8/10/18 – 8/16/18

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 8/10/18 – 8/16/18

    The quickest quotes in the shipping industry Shipping has always been an important and competitive sector of the transportation industry, due to its large-scale efficiency and comparatively low...

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  • Optimizing Your Product Packaging: 5 Factors You Need to Consider

    Optimizing Your Product Packaging: 5 Factors You Need to Consider

    Product packaging is an integral part of supply chain management, but it’s often given less importance than needed. But when you consider that packaging can impact your entire supply chain,…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 8/3/2018 – 8/9/2018

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 8/3/2018 – 8/9/2018

    Walmart shaping the future of online grocery shopping Supermarket chain leader Walmart has begun plans for its one of a kind, robot assisted online grocery picking system in its Salem,…

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  • To Game or Not to Game

    To Game or Not to Game

    Gamification – noun: the application of typical elements of game playing (e.g. point scoring, competition with others, rules of play) to other areas of activity. Some argue that gamification goes…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 7/27/18 – 8/2/18

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 7/27/18 – 8/2/18

    Levi’s ambitious environmental plans It seems that multinational firms within the fashion industry are starting to feel the pressure for greater corporate responsibility for the environment. Levi...

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  • Which came first: The transformation or the talent?

    Which came first: The transformation or the talent?

    “Some executives used to think of procurement as the place you send staff away in order to never see them again.” ~ Carlos Mena, Remko van Hoek, Martin Christopher, Leading…

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  • Passing on the Supply Chain Intern Baton

    Passing on the Supply Chain Intern Baton

    Today is my last day of writing content for All Things Supply Chain. So, with that said the time has come to for me to pass my responsibilities on to…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 07/13/18 – 07/19/18

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 07/13/18 – 07/19/18

    UPS uses smart access devices for in-apartment deliveries On Tuesday, global logistics provider UPS launched a pilot in-building delivery program in New York City where couriers can gain access to…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 07/06/18 – 07/12/18

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 07/06/18 – 07/12/18

    Another month, another BiTA member With the help of blockchain technology, companies have the opportunity to transform their supply chain network, in terms of transparency and efficiency. However,...

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  • Tour de Supply Chain

    Cycling becomes even more popular during the summer months and the 105th edition of the Tour de France, which this year takes place from July 7 to July 29, adds…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 06/29/18 – 07/05/18

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be the future of fashion retail More and more consumers are turning to online shopping and leaving brick-and-mortar stores vulnerable. As a result, companies are...

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  • Supply Chain Lessons from My 72-Year-Old Grandma

    My grandma has always been a huge part of my life; growing up with her, literally, a 5-minute drive around the corner, ready to lend a helping hand usually with…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 06/22/18 – 06/28/18

    Three retail giants to take part in a green supply chain scheme On Tuesday, it was announced that more retailers are participating in supply chain sustainability schemes. Tesco, Target and…

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  • Common Misconceptions About the Summer Supply Chain

    As we enter the summer months, professionals all over the globe start to prepare for one of the slowest times of year. Some people take extended, multi-week vacations or sabbaticals…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 06/15/18 – 06/21/18

    UPS increases its fleet with alternative-fuel trucks On Tuesday, UPS announced its most recent plans to increase its current natural gas fleet by around 19% by adding 730 new compressed…

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  • Digital Marketing in the Supply Chain and Logistics World

    For many new elements of digital marketing, the supply chain and logistics world can appear mature in comparison. Nowadays, new marketing tools and strategies must be paired with an industry…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 06/08/18 – 06/14/18

    Ford partners with Postmates to test autonomous on-demand delivery In the future, it is likely that a lot of deliveries will be made autonomously. But to make this transition as…

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  • Father’s Day: Supply Chain Lessons from Dad

    Last year, Rebecca Radford wrote an interesting article surrounding Mother’s Day and what supply chain managers can learn from our influential mothers. This coming weekend, like every third Sunday in…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 06/01/18 – 06/07/18

    Swiss Post to transport lab samples in drone project Drone logistics could deliver our goods or urgent hospital supplies in the near future, but it’s still in the test and…

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