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Walmart’s Uber and Lyft partnerships end

May 9, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Delivery through Uber and Lyft seemed promising to Walmart and its investors because of the large footprint both ride-share companies have, and because adding grocery trips seemed like a natural fit. The retailer could quickly scale up in target markets […]


Retail Trends, Suppliers

Retailers Say Tariffs Will ‘Punish Ordinary Americans for China’s Violations’

March 22, 2018

Via: Business Wire

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay on the administration’s plans to impose broad tariffs on consumer products from China: “Holding China accountable for refusing to follow global trading rules is […]


Suppliers

Global Supply Chains Depend on People

March 9, 2018

Via: SCMR Editorial

Many alarmists are ringing the bell on President Trump’s recent announcement on Trade Wars. Some speculate that it will severely hurt our economy and therefore our supply chain and some think it won’t. It’s time to face the truth – […]


Suppliers

Leveraging Supply Chain Finance

February 28, 2018

Via: SCMR Editorial

In a business climate where optimizing cash flow, lengthening payment terms and preserving financial assets have become strategic imperatives for most companies, supply chain, or supplier, finance is gaining in popularity across the global supply chain. Through a “reverse factoring” […]


E-payment & Data Security, Suppliers, Tech

Food & Beverage Ecommerce: How Online Shopping Impacts The Supply Chain

February 26, 2018

Via: SCMR Editorial

Ediitor’s Note: Victoria Greene is a brand marketing consultant and freelance writer. She has her own blog at VictoriaEcommerce offering advice to businesses looking to expand to new, online markets. By the end of 2018, experts predict that online food […]


Suppliers

Retailers: Supply chain visibility trumps same-day delivery

February 22, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

While same-day delivery is still important to retailers and consumers — it ranked second on the list of priorities in the report — Andrew said that as a member of the logistics industry, he was surprised that full visibility is […]


Suppliers

Supplier Risk Analysis Study for a Prominent Industrial Equipment Supplier

February 6, 2018

Via: Business Wire

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SpendEdge, a global procurement intelligence advisory firm, has announced the release of their new ’supplier risk analysis study on the industrial equipment manufacturing sector’. A renowned industrial equipment supplier, with business operations, spread across the globe was looking at […]


Suppliers

A.I. and the path to breakthrough supply chain planning

January 25, 2018

Via: SCMR Editorial

Just as electricity transformed every industry 100 years ago, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is poised to transform every industry in the coming decade. A.I. is already changing the ways that consumers and companies interact. Consumers rely on Siri, Alexa or Google […]


Suppliers

Guest Forecast: Major Supply Chain Trends for 2018

December 21, 2017

Via: SCMR Editorial

2017 was an important year for delivery logistics. With ecommerce sales reaching $23 trillion in annual sales worldwide, customers are relying on better and faster deliveries for all sort of goods and services. But this evolution in the supply chain, […]


Suppliers

Next Gen Supply Chain: Blockchain and Supply Chain Innovation

December 12, 2017

Via: SCMR Editorial

Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, has become well known among some circles because of its relationship to bitcoin. Conceived as a way to record transactions among those involved in a transaction without the use of financial institutions, blockchain’s secure technology […]