The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights three developments involving Amazon which supply chain management teams should take special note of.
With the Labor Day holiday being observed in the United States, the Supply Chain Matters blog highlights new recruiting programs being initiated by two significant retailers and how recruiting and retaining employees has become more important.
In this blog commentary, Supply Chain Matters highlights the significance of broad merchandise retailer Target being cited as 2021 Retailer of the Year by an industry publication. He took five years of transformational effort and the affects of a pandemic to make such recognition obvious.
The Supply Chain Matters blog share the belief as to why precision planning and inventory management will be crucial for retail focused supply chain management teams over the coming four months.
In this Supply Chain Matters retail industry specific commentary we highlight a report that is sure to garner the attention of retail supply chain and customer fulfillment teams, that being a report crowning Amazon as the largest retailer outside of China.
The Supply Chan Chain Matters blog provides an updated edition of our Global Supply Chain News Capsule. This series provides noteworthy news capsule updates to ongoing global supply chain and pandemic related news developments that we have previously highlighted for our readers.
The Supply Chain Matters blog updates readers on today announcement that upscale at-home fitness equipment provider Peloton will now build the company’s first U.S. manufacturing facility.
Supply Chain Matters Podcast Episode 12- Conversation with Dr. Robin Gaster Author of Behemoth Amazon Rising
The Supply Chain Matters blog announces availability of podcast Episode 12- Conversation with Dr. Robin Gaster, author of the recent book: Behemoth Amazon Rising. Dr. Gaster shares a number of insights and a more detailed understanding of how Amazon has grown to what it has become, how it makes money and where it is headed over the next decade, with a special emphasis on supply chain management and customer fulfillment capabilities.
The Supply Chain Matters blog surveys recent financial and operational performance of some bellwether companies’ indicative of ongoing industry supply chain disruption. We focus on indicators of how certain industries, companies, key services providers and customers are faring during this unprecedented 2021 global supply chain surge of activity. In this blog we focus on select U.S. retailers.
The Supply Chain Matters blog comments on Amazon’s recent announcement to hire an additional 75,000 warehouse and customer fulfillment workers including a sign-on bonus. Further announced is that Dr. Robin Gaster, author of the book, Behemoth: Amazon Rising, will be our conversational guest in the upcoming Supply Chain Matters podcast.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a capsule of noteworthy updates to prior global supply chain news developments. Included companies in this update are shipping line Hapag-Lloyd, Canadian National railroad, trade group National Retail Federation and fitness equipment provider Peloton.
In this Supply Chain Matters blog commentary we share perspectives on the ongoing post Suez Canal disruption impacting multiple-industries, and how today’s Cloud based logistics and WMS technology capabilities can aide in mitigation. We include highlights of a conversation with an Oracle WMS technology executive.