How Will 3D Printing Impact the Supply Chain?

3D printing holds a lot of promise and is heavily backed by investors, but only really came to wider media attention this year. At the Consumer Electronics Show in January, pioneering companies like Makerbot and 3D... Read More

How to Review Your Supply Chain Data Solutions

Logistics professionals rely heavily on supply chain data, both in real-time and after the fact reporting. Supply chain data solutions can be tough to manage, however, particularly as the trend towards 'Big Data' impacts our... Read More

8 Ways to Eliminate Waste from Your Supply Chain

Is your business sufficiently efficient? (Photo credit: Participatory Learning) There's never a bad time to look for ways to eliminate waste from your business supply chain. The economic turbulence of the past five years undoubtedly prompted businesses... Read More

Exploring the Reality of Reshoring

There's pride in that "Made in the U.S.A." sign, and the reshoring trend is making U.S. businesses realize that there are advantages to sourcing products closer to home. After decades of sending more and more manufacturing... Read More

Counting the Cost of Supply Chain Disruption

The latest in a series of yearly logistics surveys finds supply chain disruption a common challenge that many organizations are failing to remedy. The fifth annual Zurich survey found that fully three quarters of managers don't... Read More

Plan Ahead for the Supply Chain Challenges of 2014

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” ~Abraham Lincoln For logistics providers, preparation is always at the forefront of our minds. As much as we understand... Read More