Category: Blog

Category: Blog

Digital Grocery
August 16, 2017 Blog Richard Kochersperger

A Strategist’s Guide to the Digital Grocery As Amazon and Walmart disrupt the grocery industry, smart retailers can compete by plying their wares in a technologically enabled way. by Tim Laseter, Steffen Lauster, and Nick Hodson   Photograph by Barry Diomede / Alamy Sometimes industries hit a tipping point. It looks like nothing is happening
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Maersk Cyberattack
August 16, 2017 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Maersk Says June Cyberattack Will Cost It up to $300 Million Maersk Line A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S said a cyberattack that hit the owner of the world’s biggest container shipping company at the end of June will wipe as much as $300 million off profits in the third quarter. The announcement was made in connection with
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Megatrends
August 16, 2017 Blog Richard Kochersperger

4 mega-trends that could change the world by 2030 Chris Weller A growing world population will put further strains on global resources, current trends suggest.AP Photo/Patrick Reevell In 2012, the US government put on its futurist hat and published a report entitled “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds.” It’s full of both grim predictions and hopeful
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Monolithic Grocers
August 16, 2017 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Monolithic Grocers Sell Monolithic Labels August 11th, 2017 Cornucopia’s Take: Cornucopia strongly supports co-ops and other independent grocers who stock truly local and organic food, pay their staff a fair wage, and grow communities. Many consumers have a choice when it comes to food shopping, and choosing to support a member-owned co-op rewards family-scale farmers and
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Activity Based Costing
August 15, 2017 Blog Richard Kochersperger

The ABCs of Activity-Based Costing for Logistics Only companies that have an accurate, ABC-based view of their delivery costs at the individual product and customer levels can successfully compete and win. Tan Miller | Aug 15, 2017 Activity-based costing (ABC) has helped many companies for decades gain a true understanding of their costs to produce and distribute
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Trader Joe’s Brands
August 15, 2017 Blog Richard Kochersperger

What Brands Are Actually Behind Trader Joe’s Snacks? Revealing the chip-makers and cookie factories in disguise by Vince Dixon  Aug 9, 2017, 1:16pm EDT Photography by Jenny Zhang Mark Gardiner was a former VP of marketing and an advertising consultant before taking a job as a crew member at a Trader Joe’s store in Kansas City six
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Instant Pickup
August 15, 2017 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Amazon Instant Pickup will have your order ready in two minutes by Micah Singleton@MicahSingleton  Aug 15, 2017, 10:15am EDT Amazon has launched Instant Pickups, its latest push into retail outlets, which will allow customers to instantly pick up “daily essential” orders at select locations across the US. Instant Pickup will allow Prime and Prime Student users to
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Supply Chain Visibility
August 15, 2017 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Supply Chain Visibility Acquisition Market Heats Up Paul Martyn , News of Descartes Systems Group’s (TSX:DSG) acquisition of MacroPoint LLC hit me right in the middle of a research effort vetting several of the more notable players that dominate the exact same solution space.  I walked into the project wondering why there hadn’t been more M&A activity;
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New Robotics
August 15, 2017 Blog Richard Kochersperger

New Robotics Impact the Future of Distribution BY CHRIS LEWIS ON AUG 15, 2017 Regardless of the season, a shift in technology or changes in product delivery, some things tend to remain the same. Food and beverage warehouses and distribution centers, for example, are always closely monitoring their employees’ productivity and work environments, along with their costs,
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Wegmans Steps UP!!!!
August 15, 2017 Blog Richard Kochersperger

If you google “Wegmans founder” the image that comes back says “Never think about yourself, always help others”. Yesterday, When I walked into their Charlottesville store at 11:45, I had the intention of grabbing two pizzas, a couple drinks, and running back out. Feeding our Logistics staff at base camp and whatever officers were within
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