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Learn From High-tech Supply Chains

In the blink-and-you-miss-it world of high-tech, supply chains are becoming customer centric.
By Dan McCue
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There is perhaps no business sector that’s more reticent to reveal its inner workings than that of high-technology.

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Improving Healthcare Delivery

Best known for saving data, IBM is helping to save lives.
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The high-tech company announced a collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Health and a host of organizations to improve healthcare delivery.

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Smart Robotics Meet e-Commerce

Automation can help companies moving from case picking to piece picking for e-commerce fulfillment.
By Jim McMahon
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A problem that almost all e-commerce retailers are grappling with is how to adapt fulfillment requirements to meet the exponential growth of online ordering.

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Using Our Competitive Nature in World Trade: Part 2

By Perry A. Trunick
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A senior manager of supply management responded to a comment in my May column “Competitive Nature.” He raised some points that actually amplify the discussion and are worth adding to the discourse.

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A Brave, New World of Home Delivery

The toughest part of the supply chain just became the front line in the battle for the consumer.
By Dan McCue
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The push of e-commerce and changes in how we all live in the early 21st century — some dramatic, others less so — are altering the face of home delivery and recasting the role of the big-box store around the corner.

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OGC Calls for Presentations, Invites Public to Third OGC 3D Summit

The primary topic for this year’s 3D Summit is State of the Art in 3D, with particular focus on technology, applications and management.
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The Open Geospatial Consortium 3D Information Management Domain Working Group is hosting its 3D Summit in Geneva, Switzerland on June 12, 2014.
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Net-Zero Energy Use in Manufacturing

OPEX Corporation went off the power grid and converted its manufacturing/warehousing facility to solar power.
By Jim McMahon
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Energy costs have forced many manufacturers to focus on innovative ways to optimize energy consumption and improve operational efficiency in their manufacturing, product lines, distribution and administrative operations.

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Use Supply Chain Data to Win

Access to data is good, actionable data is better.
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With vast amounts of data flowing along extended supply chains, companies that can go the extra mile to integrate business intelligence with the data their supply chains produce can go the extra mile to improve supply chain performance.

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Accellos to Present on the Human Factors of Technology Deployment

The presentation will be made at the 123rd IARW-WFLO Convention and Expo, starting on April 26 in San Diego.
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Accellos, a provider of supply chain execution software, and its customer Columbia Colstor Inc., will highlight the importance of organizational change management in the success of enterprise software deployments
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The Fluid Distribution Network

Consumers drive demand that drives the need for optimized supply chain networks.
By Mary Shacklett
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 Companies have historically reviewed their distribution networks every five or six years.  

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KC SmartPort Momentum

Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development



Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.


Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road

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World Trade 100 Magazine

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2014 August

Check out the August 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story on Preparing the Supply Chain for the Unexpected, plus much more!
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Supply Chain Webinars

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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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