Weather is perhaps the single largest external swing factor in business performance – responsible for an annual economic impact of nearly half a trillion dollars in the U.S. alone, according to Weather Co.
The award recognizes 38 individuals whose achievements, hard work, vision and leadership have shaped and attained milestones in safety, efficiency, productivity and innovation throughout the global food supply chain.
Logistics/supply chain expert warns that "since Heinz and Kraft are in similar industries, packaging suppliers, distributors, freight forwarders, ad agencies, contract manufacturers – you’re on the block, too.”
This year’s annual MHI Industry Report, developed in collaboration with Deloitte, delves more deeply into these supply chain challenges with a specific lens on how technology innovation can help illuminate the path to the supply chain of the future.
This past weekend’s Wall Street Journal carried an article, “The Delivery Drone Dilemma,” about the future of drones in commercial deliveries. A colorful infographic described the “copter drone” and the “winged drone.”
With Amazon and Google launching their own home delivery services, will the dream of ubiquitous local delivery come true? Or are the new batch local delivery startups doomed to repeat the mistakes of their dot-com predecessors? Streetfight.com recently...
The new California data center marks the Chinese company's latest measured expansion onto American soil, and into a hotly contested U.S. market now dominated by Amazon.com Inc , Microsoft Corp and Google Inc.
Zonar’s EVIR, the only verified visual inspection system available on the market, simplifies the pre- and post-trip vehicle inspection process by making it easier for drivers to fill out their reports.
By centralizing its inbound logistics information in Crossbow, Ben E. Keith will see savings drivers and will be able to attach lane-level operational and financial targets to all improvement initiatives across its network.
Encouraged by tax-relief programs and other policies from last year, logistics firms including SF Express and state-owned Sinotrans are grabbing a piece of the cross-border e-commerce market which the government estimates to be worth $1 trillion by 2016.
Harvest Automation created robots that help automate and mechanize labor in nurseries and greenhouses, navigate autonomously, and help farmers move goods and gather information within existing and some unstructured environments.
Survey results found that only 4 percent of retail organizations have a fully executed omnichannel strategy, indicating that the retail industry (like the food and beverage industry) is at a turning point.