Category Archives: Supply Chain Management

COVID-19 Airfreight Business Strong

Workers at Russia’s Kazan International Airport disinfect a Boeing 747 freighter operated by Volga-Dnepr Airlines. PHOTO: YEGOR ALEYEG/ZUMA PRESS Airfreight business is providing a bright spot for Boeing Co. in a troubled aerospace market. Cargo carriers added to their plane … Continue reading

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Using Retail Stores as Virtual Warehouses

Target Corp. may be wondering if warehouses are really necessary to fulfill e-commerce demand. The retailer’s strong 10.8% growth in comparable sales last quarter was built on a 141% surge in digital sales, the WSJ’s Sarah Nassauer reports, and Target … Continue reading

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Harley Plans for Fewer Models, Simpler Factories After Shutdown – The Wall Street Journal.

5/21/2020 WSJ Excerpts from article written by Bob Tita Motorcycle maker is turning away from plans for a wider range of new models to revive sales A showroom motorcycle got a sanitizing wipe-down at Gatto Harley-Davidson in Tarentum, Pa., last … Continue reading

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Innovative E-commerce Software from ShippingEasy

by F. Robert Jacobs, Ph.D.Oct 18, 2018ShippingEasy is an innovative company that offers software for managing many common supply chain tasks. The software features logic that ties users into the best commercial shipping rates offered by the U.S. Postal Service, … Continue reading

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The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

First Thoughts     By Dan Gilmore – Editor-in-Chief     April 23, 2015     The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time I am very keen on the subject of supply chain innovation right now, for a variety of reasons. First, … Continue reading

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