Category: Blog

Category: Blog

Meal Planning
June 19, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Just-in-Time Meal Planning Impacts Food Retail Strategy By Charlie Baggs – 06/19/2018 Food retail shopping is evolving as consumers increasingly look for meals and menus over stock-ups. Basket size gets smaller, shopping trip frequency goes up and the items in the cart increasingly come from perimeter fresh departments. It’s shopping for dinnertime. We are witnessing the emergence
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Amazon/Whole Foods
June 19, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Amazon-Whole Foods, 1 Year Later: 4 Grocery Experts Share Their Insights 06/18/2018 On June 16, 2017, ecommerce behemoth Amazon shook the grocery industry by announcing something completely unexpected: Its agreement to purchase the struggling natural grocer Whole Foods Market. What was anticipated, however, was the Seattle-based company’s eventual entrance into the grocery market, as it already had fundamentally
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Supply Chain Software
June 19, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

10 technologies that will reshape SCM software By Kelly Thomas | From the Quarter 1 2018 issue  1 Comment 1342 Today’s supply chain management software can’t keep pace with the continuous change that’s challenging business models almost across the board. Together, 10 key technologies could solve that problem and enable the cutting-edge capabilities companies will need in the
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Supply Chain Risk
June 19, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

New Snapshot on Supply Chain Risks Provided by Atradius A stronger U.S. dollar and higher U.S. interest rates are increasing risks in general for U.S. multinationals operating across emerging markets.  By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor · June 19, 2018 Atradius, a trade credit insurer based in London, recently released a report titled “Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Performance
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XPO/Nestle Partnership
June 19, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

XPO and Nestlé announce partnership for U.K.-based digital warehouse of the future The 638,000 square-foot ‘warehouse of the future’ will mainly be occupied by Nestlé for its consumer packaged goods and as a testbed environment for XPO technology prototypes. By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor · June 18, 2018 XPO Logistics, a Greenwich, Conn.-based global provider of freight
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State of Logistics
June 19, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Carriers ‘take the wheel’ in gaining upper hand in freight transport, pricing, says SoL report As most shippers can tell from their rising freight bills, carriers have taken advantage of a seller’s market in transportation as the confluence of a strong economy, surging demand and labor and capacity shortages is causing multiple pain points for
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Office to the Streets
June 18, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Getting down and dirty with logistics 3PL sends office workers out into the world of trucks, ships, and forklifts. By DC Velocity Staff  0 Comments Employees of the Cleveland-based freight forwarder and third-party logistics company United World Line (UWL) have their hands full managing their customers’ global freight. But most never get a chance to get
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Ecommerce Reshapes Cities
June 18, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

E-commerce to “reshape our cities” June 18, 2018News With e-commerce turnover increasing by 10-15 per cent per year, there is an ongoing structural shift in retail supply chains. From being a relatively predictable behaviour in respect to place and time, shopping has become far more complex and offers new challenges to urban planners, retailers and
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Alibaba Investments
June 18, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

How China’s Alibaba Is Winning Over Hong Kong And Taiwan — Startup By Startup   Ralph Jennings , CONTRIBUTOR Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma shares his experiences and vision of an entrepreneur at Waseda University on April 25, 2018 in Tokyo. (Photo by Jun Sato/Getty Images) Nearly 400
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Trucking Rates Increase
June 17, 2018 Blog Richard Kochersperger

Trucking Rates Increase Leave a reply BRIEF Trucking rates for produce jump $1,000 ahead of Roadcheck AUTHOR Shefali Kapadia@skapadiaDC PUBLISHED June 11, 2018 Dive Brief: Trucking rates for fresh produce rose by as much as $1,000 in some regions of North America, The Packer reported, in the week leading up to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s International
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