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Track That Turkey

Consumers have increasing appetites for knowledge about where their food comes from. This Thanksgiving, major U.S. turkey brands served up additional details about the...

Five Special Ops Skills Pertinent to Business Innovation

Highly skilled soldiers trekking through the pitch dark of night and a business creating better products and services for customers appear to be completely...

Should Procurement Buy IT?

  It is a pretty straightforward question; should procurement buy IT? One would think that the answer would also be relatively straightforward. But it isn’t. Featuring a...

Mujin, JD.com Test First Automated Warehouse

Imagine a warehouse predominantly operated by robots that handle backbreaking tasks such as lifting and unloading heavy containers, sorting and shelving inventory, and fulfilling...
APICS Ian Kano

Supply Chain’s Future

By APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE The title alone is enough to have many of us question our whole career path: “The Death...

Trade Wars

This week, The New York Times featured “Trump’s Trade War May Create New Auto Jobs. In China.” It’s an in-depth look at how foreign carmakers...

Supply Chain Management Review – Procurement & Sourcing

TOP STORYProcurement Alert: Scout’s eSourcing Platform Attracts Next Round of Investment The dyanamic software-as-a-service sector currently integrates with existing data platforms or other procurement-related applications...

Why Your Business Should Not Go Digital

Supply chain management used to be much simpler. With a single and linear network of operations supported by isolated ancillary functions, the focus was...

Taking a Cue from Mother Nature

Every year, a pair of house finches builds a beautiful nest right outside my office window. To be more precise, after reading up on...

The Automated Local Fulfillment Imperative

Numerous times recently I’ve found myself saying (and tweeting) that… ‘Going forward Fulfillment automation is no longer just an option.’ Having been a contributor to many...