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How will same-day and on-demand delivery evolve in urban markets?

By Florian Bauer, Ludwig Hausmann, Jan Krause, and Thomas Netzer (McKinsey)

Delivery start-ups have struck a chord with consumers. But brick-and-mortar retailers and parcel services could still compete by playing to their strengths. 716 more words

Marketing Management

Supply chain sector faces potential ‘global talent crisis’

SILKRAILS.WORDPRESS.com (GCTL8.com – FocusAsia Media Ltd

HONG KONG, Jul 27 (FAM) – The supply chain sector is “facing a talent shortage that is quickly escalating from a gap to a potential crisis” with the perceived status of the profession being one of the main contributing factors, according to a DHL-commissioned report. 56 more words

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All in with online, can J.C. Penney get up to digital speed?

I had a few occasions chatting with the IT people of the company in the past few years. They were reluctant to adapt to the on-line trend of the retail market. 344 more words

Data Analytics

Blockchain PoC – IBM Sterling B2B Integration

Redefining EDI, using Hyperledger

Introduction

Blockchain Hype

Blockchain technology has received much hype in recent times. Companies like IBM are investing into building Blockchain technologies which have the ability to reshape and transform industries such as finance, healthcare, government, manufacturing, and supply chain. 1,589 more words

Blockchain

Supply chains and new technology trends

New technological advances across the supply chain are changing the way businesses run their day to day operations.

Traditional supply chain management is fast becoming obsolete, with warnings from many top logistics specialists about the dangers of falling behind in a rapidly changing landscape. 516 more words

Supply Chain Consultancy

Blockchain Smart Contracts for Supply Chains - Global Trade Magazine

New Research Focuses on Explains Their Power and Offers Implementation Roadmap

A new report explains the concept of smart contracts and their application in supply chains, as well as highlighting their pros and cons. 108 more words

Trends

XPO Last Mile Service Zones

A drive time analysis conducted on XPO’s 47 Last Mile locations in the United States. Data extracted using a modified JavaScript version of http://xpo.com/office-locator
to extract the addresses and Longitude-Latitude coordinates to a .csv file, which when imported to an ArcGIS project enabled the Network Drive-Time Analysis of 1, 2, and 4 hours from each location under average Wednesday, 8:00am traffic conditions. 34 more words

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