All Things Supply Chain

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 11/10/17 – 11/16/17

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 11/10/17 – 11/16/17

    UPS transforms New York diesel trucks to electric This week, UPS announced that it is teaming up with Unique Electric Solutions LLC, a specialist in electrifying commercial transportation, in a…

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  • The Future of Track and Trace in Logistics

    The Future of Track and Trace in Logistics

    An interview with Malcolm Wheatley from Automotive Logistics Magazine about the future of track and trace a couple of weeks ago, made me think further about the possibilities of track…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 11/3/17 – 11/9/17

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 11/3/17 – 11/9/17

    ‘This is Forward’ – New sustainability plan for Coca-Cola Europe On Monday, Coca-Cola Europe revealed it was launching a new action plan with its European partners, called ‘This is Forward’,…

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  • The Rise of On-demand Warehousing

    The Rise of On-demand Warehousing

    In recent years the term ‘on-demand’ has become synonymous with technology: movies on demand, taxis on demand, beauty treatments on demand…. the list goes on. What is important in the…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 10/27/17 – 11/2/17

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 10/27/17 – 11/2/17

    Next-day Sunday delivery available at U.S. Postal Service On Wednesday, the U.S. Postal Service introduced a new program just before the hectic holiday season, in an attempt to increase business…

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  • Key Insights from the 34th International Logistics Congress in Berlin

    Key Insights from the 34th International Logistics Congress in Berlin

    Once again, I had the chance to attend the International Logistics Congress in Berlin. The 34th edition of the event, organized by the German Logistics Association (BVL), adopted the motto:…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 10/20/17 – 10/26/17

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 10/20/17 – 10/26/17

    In-house delivery with new Amazon Key service As you can see from my wrap-up two weeks ago, Amazon is continuously expanding its delivery services. After some speculation, Amazon have finally…

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  • Using the B2C Online Shopping Experience as the Target for B2B Buying

    Using the B2C Online Shopping Experience as the Target for B2B Buying

    In procurement, we often discuss how buyer expectations relate to the buying experiences they have as individual online shoppers. We need to make eProcurement technology more intuitive, make...

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 10/13/17 – 10/19/17

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 10/13/17 – 10/19/17

    The KN Eurasia Express – a rail freight transport service is expanding On Tuesday, it was revealed that Kuehne + Nagel is operating tactically by further expanding its KN Eurasia…

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  • Shoptalk Europe 2017: Retail and E-Commerce Trends That Move the Industry

    Shoptalk Europe 2017: Retail and E-Commerce Trends That Move the Industry

    Last week, the Shoptalk Europe event took place in Copenhagen for the first time. Retailers from all over the world gathered here from October 8 to 11 to discuss the…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 10/6/17 – 10/12/17

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 10/6/17 – 10/12/17

    Amazon may deliver to your car trunk On Tuesday, it was revealed that Amazon is trying to improve unattended delivery. It has been brought to their attention that a fair…

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  • 5 Lessons Learned from 5 Years of Supply Chain Blogging

    5 Lessons Learned from 5 Years of Supply Chain Blogging

    We are celebrating 5 years of supply chain blogging this month here at All Things Supply Chain Blog. It has proven to be a big year for us, which included…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap – up: 9/29/17 – 10/5/17

    Supply Chain weekly wrap – up: 9/29/17 – 10/5/17

    Walmart acquires a same-day delivery company in New York On Tuesday, it was revealed that Walmart purchased the New York City based startup company Parcel to support the retailer’s expanding…

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  • IANA Expo and the Intermodal Supply Chain in the United States

    IANA Expo and the Intermodal Supply Chain in the United States

    The IANA Expo 2017 recently took place in Long Beach, CA, United States. As a speaker at the event, I was also invited to attend the event in general. The…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 9/22/17 – 9/28/17

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 9/22/17 – 9/28/17

    Daimler is testing ‘platooning’ technology on trucks in the U.S. On Monday, Daimler announced at the North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta that after much success in an initial…

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  • Smart Manufacturing of the Future – Infographic

    Smart Manufacturing of the Future – Infographic

    Industry and its parts are ever evolving. Since the dawn of time, people have worked hard to make things work better and more efficiently. With the advent of new technology…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 9/15/17 – 9/21/17

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 9/15/17 – 9/21/17

    Amazon trials One-Hour Delivery On Monday, it was revealed that Amazon formed a partnership with designer Nicola Formichetti.  The partnership involves delivering items in his Nicopanda line,...

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  • Supply Chain Lessons from Younger Generations

    Supply Chain Lessons from Younger Generations

    In a previous blog post by Rebecca Radford, it was argued that more people need to be educated about the supply chain industry, particularly the youth of today. This is…

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  • Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 9/9/17 – 9/14/17

    Supply Chain weekly wrap-up: 9/9/17 – 9/14/17

    Amazon extends its Transparency scheme On Monday, it was revealed that Amazon is expanding its existing transparency program to combat counterfeiting. The original program was only tested in March on…

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  • The Fascinating World of Grocery Retail Supply Chains

    The Fascinating World of Grocery Retail Supply Chains

    I’ve always been fascinated with grocery retail supply chains. I spent 4 years working for Ahold USA, the U.S. corporate parent of the Stop & Shop and Giant-Landover chains, and…

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