The latest opinion pieces by industry thought leaders
How drop shipping evolved from a tactic to a core competencyRichard Jones • Jan. 18, 2017
E-commerce sites are but a modern version of mail-order providers, with drop shipping as the common denominator.
Human trafficking and the modern supply chain: Why brands must do good to do wellPadmini Ranganathan • Jan. 11, 2017
Ethical supply chains are both an opportunity and a responsibility for today’s businesses and brands.
Supply chains in 2017: The first year of the futureJustin O'Sullivan • Jan. 04, 2017
Imagine a different supply chain: one that’s automated, connected and operated entirely by a mobile app. By this time next year, it may exist.
Hark! eManifest for Santa's ElvesGlenn Palanacki • Dec. 21, 2016
Delivering toys to children around the world in one night is indeed a logistical challenge of mythical proportions—but it's less of a test for Santa than it is for his freight forwarders: the elves.
Preparing for 2017? Don't overlook rising supply chain riskGary M. Barraco • Dec. 15, 2016
Halloween might be over, but that doesn’t mean the ghouls and goblins aren’t still creeping around waiting for your vulnerable moment.
3 tips for managing the retail supply chain surge this peak seasonMichel da Silva • Dec. 06, 2016
The e-commerce market shows no signs of slowing down – companies will need to pay close attention to keep up with their competition.
Why Supply-Chain-as-a-Service is inevitableMichael Keppler • Nov. 17, 2016
On-premise solutions will go out of style as companies turn to SCaaS for a more sustainable and effective way to manage their supply networks.
How extending traceability can make recalls painlessGary M. Barraco • Oct. 26, 2016
The complexity of today’s supply chains leaves companies vulnerable to unexpected disruptions, but the risk of recalls can be diminished by increasing traceability.