Mergers & Acquisitions
Quick Hits: 3M Helps Business Ditch the Box
Say goodbye to packaging peanuts and tape.
Jan 20th, 2020
For Major Shippers, 2019 Ended on a Sour Note
Jan 17th, 2020
Judge Halts CA Labor Law for Truckers
Jan 17th, 2020
WSJ Sells Dumpster Food on Amazon
Jan 9th, 2020
Quick Hits: Industrial Supply at Sea?
Dec 17th, 2019
Brexit is Coming
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is calling his party's victory 'a powerful new mandate' to complete the plan to pull Britain from the EU.
Dec 13th, 2019
Mfg. Capital Spending to Drop 2.1% in 2020
Though capital spending is forecasted to decrease, all 18 of ISM's manufacturing sectors forecast higher 2020 revenues than in 2019.
Dec 11th, 2019
North American Trade Pact: What's in It?
The announcement agreement likely enables congressional approval of Trump’s US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, though pockets of resistance remain.
Dec 10th, 2019
ATS Realizes 200% Improvement in Productivity
Lawson Products provided a customized product assessment for 30 ATS locations nationwide.
Dec 10th, 2019
UPS Announces 4.9% Rate Hike for 2020
The increase is identical to the one FedEx announced two months ago.
Nov 21st, 2019
Weekly Marketplace: Labeling and Packaging
Take a look at the new and innovative products hitting the manufacturing industry this past week.
Jun 7th, 2019
Precision Railroading, Visibility Drives a New Era in Freight Logistics
After road transport, rail moves the second-highest volume of goods in the U.S.—and continues to grow.
May 30th, 2019
Technology Makes End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility and Predictive Analytics a Reality
The ultimate goal for maximum efficiency and visibility is an integrated value chain where all systems communicate seamlessly.
May 20th, 2019
Are Supply Chain Executives Prepared for a Supply Chain Talent Crisis?
The supply chain talent crisis is a significant problem that will cause widespread disruption in the industry.
May 20th, 2019
Why Supply Chain Executives Need to Know More About Demand Sensing
Deficiencies in the supply chain derive from inaccurate, poor forecasting methods.
May 16th, 2019
Plug and Play Opens Supply Chain and Logistics Startup Accelerator
Plug and Play will work collaboratively with participants from the region to identify key industry challenges in supply chain and logistics.
May 15th, 2019
Fast Steps to E-Commerce WMS Success
Supply chain leaders that wish to stay competitive need to understand the challenges of e-commerce and the steps necessary to guarantee e-commerce WMS success.
May 7th, 2019
How Blockchain Can Ease the Pain of Supply Chain Integration
A growing demand for high-quality product data—to support service, recalls, and corporate social responsibility efforts—is just one of many concerns for modern retail supply chain managers.
May 6th, 2019
How Emerging Technologies Can Transform the Supply Chain
As digital ecosystems consisting of market networks enable hybrid forms of cooperation and competition with shared data in the cloud, it is no longer an option to not be digital.
May 3rd, 2019
Inbound Freight Visibility: 10 Benefits and 8 Steps to Get More Visibility
Poor inbound freight visibility is associated with significant problems in supply chain management.
May 1st, 2019
Elemica Partners with Centrifuge to Enable Digital Finance via Blockchain Protocol
Elemica and Centrifuge are addressing the specific challenges and use cases of blockchain technology for the supply chain industry.
Apr 12th, 2019
How to Retain a Loyal Customer Base in a Changing Business Landscape
Three techniques to gain a competitive advantage this year through digital transformations.
Apr 4th, 2019
Why Supply Chain Transparency Results in Big Business Benefits
Emerging technologies make it easier than ever for companies to shed light on the origins of their products.
Apr 3rd, 2019
Three Types of Analytics That Can Be Used to Address Supply Chain Disruptions
What data steps should companies take first when they determine that it’s time to follow the example of the supply-chain winners
Mar 18th, 2019
ISSA Partners With Marquette University on Supply Chain Management Program
The online training course introduces the seven critical areas of supply chain management.
Mar 12th, 2019
AI Could Prompt Supply Chain Managers to Ask, “Alexa, Where’s My Job?”
The supply-chain workforce will need to become much more flexible and adaptable.
Feb 22nd, 2019
Three Goals for Your Supply Chain in 2019
Just as supply chain organizations have begun to understand the intricacies of global trade, a new wave of economic nationalism is turning everything on its head,
Feb 1st, 2019
In Safety Measure, Maersk Announces Random Inspections in U.S. Ports
The Danish transport company is responding to a spate of fires on carrier ships.
Jan 21st, 2019
Ryder Redefines the Smart Warehouse, Deploys Innovative Mix of Startup Technologies
Partnerships with innovators in robotics, drones, sensors, and wearables make the smart warehouse customizable, flexible, and scalable.
Jan 17th, 2019
Stahl Selects Tannin Corporation as Sole Distributor for Leather Chemicals
Tannin Corporation will provide support, sales management, customer service, invoicing, distribution, and technical support functions for Stahl’s tannery customers.
Jan 16th, 2019
Danes Ban Truck Trailers on Trains After Fatal Accident
Denmark has banned truck trailers on trains following a deadly accident last week in which a high-speed passenger train struck cargo that had fallen off a freight train coming from the opposite direction.
Jan 8th, 2019
2019 Supply Chain Predictions: Challenges and Opportunities
Technology has empowered supply chain practitioners to better understand the mechanics of logistics, across geographies and modes. Now more than ever, the promise of an automated, fully-digitized supply chain stands to deliver significant benefits.
Jan 2nd, 2019
Sting Uses Fake Amazon Boxes, GPS to Catch Would-Be Thieves
The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with some trickery of their own.
Dec 13th, 2018