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  • 5 Reasons Content Marketing In Supply Chain Is So Important

    Feb 24, 2016

    How to tackle supply chain conundrums, manage industry thought leadership and engage your target audience.

  • How Delivery Can Enhance The E-Commerce Experience

    Feb 17, 2016

    The first wave of e-commerce was about price, according to Temando CEO and co-founder Carl Hartmann. E-commerce's second wave is all about the customer experience.

  • The Economy: The Good and the Bad

    Feb 11, 2016

    The bad news: the rest of the world is struggling in a weak economy as China slows and oil prices bottom out. The good news: the U.S is putting along with a barely positive GDP of 0.7 percent annualized in the fourth quarter. After further revision the GDP number could slip further to 0.5percent. The slowdown is impacting the demand for logistics services as we will explore later.

  • Disrupting Latin America’s Final Mile

    Feb 11, 2016

    Even though Latin America’s economic situation is certainly not the best, there are pockets of optimism across the region. Among the biggest is the growth of e-commerce. While it is not on the same scale as in Europe, the US or China, it is, nonetheless, growing at a fast clip.

  • UPS Webinar Recording: How Hi-tech Companies are Adapting to Meet Global Demand

    Feb 11, 2016

    Each year, UPS talks to some of the hi-tech industry’s most influential supply chain decision-makers to find out what’s on the horizon. They discuss opportunities and challenges ahead and discover new behaviours, refined strategies, and ideas ripe for adoption.

  • Align Your Inventory With Fluctuating

    Feb 11, 2016

    Retail is undergoing the biggest transformation since the eCommerce boom, and unsurprisingly the future of the industry isn’t either in online or offline, but in the seemliness combination of channels.

  • 2 Big Ways Robotics Continues to Transform Manufacturing

    Feb 3, 2016

    When was the last time you thought about robotics being used in manufacturing? If the auto industry videos you were shown in high school come to mind, you are not alone. That was historically the most accurate depiction of robotics.

  • 6 Signs You're Ready for a New Supply Chain Execution Solution

    Jan 27, 2016

    Customers expect and demand flawless customer service from suppliers and those suppliers are turning to logistics service providers to meet new and more demanding customer requirements. Are you ready to compete for their business?

  • Omnichannel and e-Commerce Supply Chain Management – 2016

    Jan 27, 2016

    E-commerce and Omnichannel—especially the e-commerce segment—have been and are changing retailing

  • Smart Technology, Digital Disruption, The Internet Of Things, And CIOs

    Jan 22, 2016

    Smart Technology, Digital Disruption, and the Internet of Things: key topics at this year’s annual Logistics CIO Forum held at the Hyatt Place, Schiphol Amsterdam this year. On February 16 and 17 Top IT executives at logistics companies will come together to discuss the latest trends and developmenst in their field.LogisticsMatter has again joined eyefortransport as a Media Partner for this event

  • Index Suggests Growth, But Volatility

    Jan 20, 2016

    According to the 2016 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, supply chain executives expect an uptick in emerging markets growth in 2016, despite concerns about China and the fluctuating oil price.

  • A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

    Jan 19, 2016

    Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. We selected a few facts to share with you :-

  • How Hi-tech Companies are Adapting to Meet Global Demand

    Jan 14, 2016

    UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain High Tech Webinar

  • EDI vs. API

    Jan 12, 2016

    EDI grabbed a few headlines in 2015 as data took centre stage in supply chain. Heading into 2016, predictions are being made suggesting that this will be the year that EDI gets phased out in favour of newer, nimbler technologies.

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    D3: Dynamic Distribution Disruption Report (Part 1 of 3)

    Jan 7, 2016

    How retailers are tackling the challenge of aligning inventory perfectly with fluctuating demand

  • How Hi-Tech Companies are Adapting to Meet Global Demand

    Jan 4, 2016

    Each year, eft talks to some of the industry's most influential supply chain decision-makers to find out what's on the horizon. We discuss the opportunities and challenges ahead and discover new behaviors, refined strategies, and ideas ripe for adoption.

  • How to Become a Freight Broker: Your Ultimate Infographic Guide

    Jan 4, 2016

    It’s a great time to be in the freight brokering business, and there are plenty of reasons to consider starting your own brokerage now.

  • December Market Update: Transportation Industry News

    Dec 15, 2015

    According to the second estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter from the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), economic growth rose 2.1%, which is a faster pace growth than originally expected. This revision reflects that domestic demand continues to grow at a steady pace; consumer spending, business fixed investment, and residential investment aided in the boost.

  • Infographic: 9 Facts Looking at the Trend of M&A in 3PLs

    Dec 15, 2015

    With the rapidly changing environment of the logistics and supply chain industry, it has been a busy one for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the third-party logistics sphere.

  • 5 Quick Freight Saving Tips for Shippers

    Dec 15, 2015

    A true challenge that any business faces is shipping merchandise and goods. It is one of the most complicated operations, which requires very careful planning, evaluating and choosing the right carrier to work with in order to state that you achieved your goals all while still keeping an eye on where you can realize a freight saving. This can mean the difference between success and failure.

  • New Supply Chain Management for Omnichannel

    Dec 15, 2015

    Many manufacturers and retailers struggle with the sales duality that e-commerce has created. E-commerce is the new retailing, regardless of a company’s industry or business. It is very different from selling in stores; it is very different from production and shipping orders. Companies must sell via multi-channels, namely multiple touch points with customers.

  • 8 DC and Warehouse Slotting Considerations for More Efficient Warehouse Operations

    Dec 9, 2015

    If you are a manufacturing company or distributor, you most likely are using a warehouse or distribution center to make sure you are able to store inventory, replinish store fronts, and easily send goods to customers or receive goods for manufacture or distribution. Many of our shipper customers have asked us for content related to better warehouse or distribution operations. Chuck Intrieri, 3PL c

  • Key Performance Indicators That Matter to Shippers

    Dec 8, 2015

    Want to get and keep work from shippers? It’s all about measuring up to their expectations when it comes to Key Performance Indicators (KPI). It’s not enough for a carrier to say they have delivered on time or successfully moved something from A to B. Today’s shippers require careful tracking and measurement of data points that help them determine a carrier’s ability to execute on the service.

  • Guide For Supply Chain Risk Management - How to Identify, Validate, and Assess

    Dec 4, 2015

    Supply chain risk gets global attention. The World Bank and World Economic Forum comprehend the issue and its importance.

  • Research: How the Panama Canal Expansion Will Impact U.S. Logistics

    Dec 2, 2015

    What will happen when the Panama Canal expansion is completed in 2016? Shippers should pay attention to this study by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and C.H. Robinson to be prepared for the shifts ahead.