Category: Online Customer Fulfillment

Workforce Realignment and Restructuring Across Global Logistics and Retail Customer Fulfillment

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights announcements, each within a one-week period, with a common theme of technology driven workforce realignment. These announcements involve global container shipping line Maersk, parcel delivery provider UPS, physical store and online customer fulfillment last-mile delivery involving Amazon and Walmart. The pervasive movement toward online driven fulfillment has many implications and many interpretations, and these types of announcements will likely continue.

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COVID-19 Multi-Industry Supply Chain Disruption News Capsule- September 11, 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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COVID-19 Industry Supply Chain News Capsule- September 2 2020

The Supply Chain Matters blog re-initiates our 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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Best Buy’s Financial And Operational Results Not Bad Considering Inventory Constraints

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides highlights of electronics and appliances retailer Best Buy’s latest financial and operational results and how this retailer has been able to achieve noteworthy performance despite inventory and physical store constraints.

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Market Entry of WMS Accelerator Technology Provider AutoScheduler.AI

The Supply Chain Matters This Week in Supply Chain Tech series highlights the market introduction of WMS Accelerator technology provider AutoScheduler, a provider of WMS Accelerator technology representing a new approach for leveraging existing Warehouse Management System (WMS) technology.

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COVID-19 Industry Supply Chain News Capsule- August 19 2020

The Supply Chain Matters blog re-initiates our 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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Home Improvement Retailer Home Depot Benefits from COVID-19 Demand

The Supply Chain Matters blog calls reader attention to home improvement retailer Home Depot whom this week reported record quarterly sales growth and operational performance.

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Walmart’s Latest Impressive Financial and Operational Performance

The Supply Chain Matters blog continues to highlight for readers the ongoing implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the most profound of which has the explosion in online buying among global consumers. Highlighted are the quarterly financial and operational performance aspects for retailers Walmart in the latest quarter.

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The Stakes for US Online Retail Dominance Become Far More Visible- The Operational Test

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a follow-up commentary added more perspective to Amazon’s recent blowout financial performance despite significant operational challenges. Further observed is how other online providers who made up-front investments were also able to benefit financially.

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Featuring August 8 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our August 8 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech, a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of specific interest to our global-based blog readership. Included in this edition are noteworthy announcements and/or developments related to GE Aviation, Ernst and Yong,Tive, Blue Yonder, Bristlecone, Resilinc, CreditRisk Monitor, ISMS Applications, KBX Logistics.

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