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.
COVID-19 Higher Online Shipping Volumes Invoke More Bottlenecks and Added Costs as Carriers Add New Surcharges
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights that in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the surge in online ordering activity is taxing carrier networks and performance, and how UPS and FedEx are instituting added surcharges or daily shipping volume restrictions. The result is invariably higher costs for online services for major retailers.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights a published report by The Washington Post indicating that a well-regarded Amazon software development leader, and technical vice presidential role, has resigned over the online provider’s recent practices in firing protesting warehouse workers as well as internal employee protests regarding the company’s actions in areas of climate change.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights the implications of Amazon.com’s Q4 and full year 2019 financial performance.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlight some additional developments related to Amazon’s ongoing deployment of transportation and last-mile delivery capabilities as well as logistics needs supporting the upcoming Q4 holiday fulfillment period.
The Implication of Today’s Announcement of FedEx Breaking Ties with Amazon as a Parcel Delivery Provider
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides perspectives on the implications of today’s sudden announcement from FedEx that essentially breaks full ties with online retailer Amazon.com.
A Bloomberg report indicates that Amazon has suddenly stopped buying from many of its manufacturers and wholesalers in order to boost profits. Supply Chain Matters provides its perspectives to this move.
UNFI's Announced Acquisition of Supervalu- Another Indicator of Significant Industry and Supply Chain Change
There was a significant announcement that occurred in the U.S. grocery and natural foods sector last week, one that Supply Chain Matters believes will lead to subsequent impacts for food and grocery supply chains down the road.
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