eSupply Chain

World Trade 100 looks into eCommerce news along with software and technology developments affecting global supply chains.

ARTICLES

Aljex Automates Broker-Carrier Exchanges

Agreements and routine data move via the Web.
Automated Rate Confirmation  automates critical agreements and routine data exchange.
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U.S. Manufacturing Group Calls for National Technology Strategy

The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership has come out with a set of recommendations that includes establishing a national strategy in emerging manufacturing technologies, new centers of excellence and test beds that can accelerate the adoption of new technologies and a national campaign to improve the image of manufacturing.
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Importers to Reap Benefits of CBP’s Centers of Excellence, Expertise

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEE) is a two-year old pilot program that is transforming how shippers approach trade operations and their relationship with CBP and other government agencies.
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Survey: Retailers Preparing for Surge in Online Shopping with Re-Focused Shipping Calendar

With expectations higher than ever for a merry omnichannel holiday season, retailers are assertively preparing their shipping operations to avoid delivery and service hiccups.
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Ryder Signs its Largest Natural Gas Lease Deal in North America with C.A.T.

 Truckload carrier will replace 100 heavy-duty vehicles with compressed natural gas.


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Modern Terminals Achieves IT Transformation Milestone with N4 Implementation in Hong Kong

Teamwork and collaboration are essential as project complexity and scale demands continuous improvement.
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Amazon Expands Seller Holiday Deals Program Worldwide

Holiday deals from sellers on Amazon will be available worldwide on Amazon sites across the U.S., the EU, China, India, Japan and Canada.
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Survey: Global Shipping Professionals’ Opinions on Top Technology Priorities, Challenges

Survey on the state of technology in ocean shipping reveals top priority is improving supply chain visibility capabilities for higher quality data.
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Singapore Ranks No. 1, U.S. No. 6 in eCommerce Readiness; China Fastest Growing Digital Economy

MasterCard and Fletcher School ‘Digital Evolution Index’ provides roadmap of countries most prepared to support the next billion eCommerce users.
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More Than 90% of Retailers Not Effectively Using Consumer Data to Create Omni-Channel Shopping Capability

A new HRC Advisory study finds changing dynamics require new approaches to meet challenges and opportunities created by digitally savvy consumers.
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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety.

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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