Category: Consumer Goods Focused Supply Chain

Walmart’s Blowout Financial Quarter and Redoubling of Investment- Will Strategy Reign

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights the reported financial and operational performance for global retailer Walmart in the latest quarter and how the global retailer is redoubling investments in online fulfillment capabilities.

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Maersk’s Outstanding Financial Performance Has Implications for Shippers

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a further example of how global transportation carriers have benefited from the significant surge in shipping volumes as well as more leveraged use of technology and business practices to meter capacity availability.

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Transportation and Logistics Carriers Benefit in Profits at Expense of Shippers

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights evidence of transportation and logistics carriers financially benefiting in profits and the expense of shippers.

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Announcing Availability of Podcast Episode 10- Dealing with Online Retail’s Gorilla with Jason Boyce

The Supply Chain Matters blog announces availability of podcast Episode 10- Dealing with Online Retail’s Gorilla, a conversation with highly recognized Amazon expert, Jason Boyce.

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Video Appearance by Supply Chain Matters Founder Bob Ferrari

The Supply Chain Matters highlights the latest video appearance from Founder and Executive Editor Bob Ferrari in a conversation with Enterprise Software influencer and Deal Architect blogger Vinnie Mirchandani.

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Brexit Talks Miss Another Deadline and Contingency Plans Remain Essential

The Supply Chain Matters blogs updates readers on another Brexit deadline that has come and gone and the reality that industry supply chains must more than ever be prepared for large-scale disruption in trade flows to and from the United Kingdom.

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GE Appliance Adds a Timely New Product and U.S. Based Manufacturing Line

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights this week’s announcement by GE Appliances, a Haier company on the start-up of a new $80 million dishwasher manufacturing line in its Louisville Kentucky manufacturing complex

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Mixed Results for Cyber Monday and Online Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Sales

The Supply Chain Matters blog continues with highlights of published data regarding the activity levels of holiday fulfillment during the 2020 Thanksgiving thru Cyber Monday holiday shopping period.

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The Advent of WMS Accelerator Technology to That of Data Convergence- Part Four

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides Part Three of an ongoing multi-part series of blog commentaries focused on a more emerging trend related to traditional Warehouse Management System (WMS) applications, the need for what we term as an overlay Cloud-based WMS Accelerator technology.

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COVID-19 Supply Chain Response: Reckitt Benckiser and Procter and Gamble

In the backdrop of the ongoing global COVID-19 coronavirus outbreaks, the Supply Chain Matters blog continues to highlight for readers where specific industry product demand and supply chain management response are making a visible difference to customer and business performance outcomes. In this commentary, we focus on response to global wide cleaning and sanitizing product demand, and specifically providers Reckitt Benckiser Group and Procter and Gamble.

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COVID-19 Multi-Industry Supply Chain Disruption News Capsule- October 27 2020

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a weekly capsule of news reports that have implications for various industry supply chains. With COVID-19 coronavirus news once again on the rise, we provide this feature to assist our readers in their efforts to keep updated on noteworthy developments.

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