July 6, 2016

What a difference a month makes…

As the fireworks fade and summer vacation plans loom large, the hectic schedule and holidays can prevent you from consuming all the supply chain news you’d typically follow.

That’s where Capacity comes in, offering up our usual monthly review of all things important, intriguing, and even downright odd that have made headlines in supply chain circles. Continue reading Order Fulfillment in Review: June 2016

February 2, 2016

It’s a new month once again, which means another opportunity to look back at the world of order fulfillment and remind ourselves of what happened up and down the supply chain as 2016 got underway. Continue reading Order Fulfillment in Review: January 2016

January 12, 2016

It was a busy year for everyone involved in order fulfillment, with December inevitably one of the most active months on the calendar.

With a record start to the shopping season and the increasingly complex requirements of getting goods in the hands of customers, immediate order fulfillment was the name of the game. Even if professionals in our industry had one eye on the anticipated supply chain challenges of 2016, making good on the business of 2015  was the primary focus.

If you missed any industry news in the rush of last month,  here’s your quick catch up.

Continue reading Order Fulfillment in Review: December 2015

Order Fulfillment in Review: August 2015

September 3, 2015

Well, that was summer. Sure, we might get a few more weeks of temporary temperature bumps, but the free and easy days of August vacations are now in the rearview and the race into peak season is upon us.

If you’re unwilling to accept that those summer days will soon be a distant memory, let us take you back one last time. Continue reading Order Fulfillment in Review: August 2015

March 23, 2015
An eastbound BNSF train at Prairie du Chien, W...
An eastbound BNSF train at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Even if you don’t spend much time thinking about the locomotives and loaded trailers that traverse American railroads each and every day, there are those in other countries who consider it a priority.

As a Marketplace report today suggests, the model of US rail freight is appreciated and influential around the world. Continue reading The Global Influence of US Rail Freight