Category: 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 […]


Study Finds That Supplier Retention Critically Important to Finance Organizations

November 15, 2017

Via: Business Wire

SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tipalti, the leading global payables automation solution, has released findings from a survey of finance and business executives that identifies the importance of making streamlined payments to suppliers. The study, “Supplier Payment Automation Strategies,” found that a […]


How retailers are reinventing the supply chain for an omnichannel age

November 1, 2017

Via: Essential Retail News

Retailers are making the move from multichannel and segregated fulfilment to a truly omnichannel model, where fulfilment capacity and stock availability can be flexibly deployed into any channel as dictated by customer demand. But they find themselves challenged by the […]


Time-Tested Supply Chains Respond at Times of Crisis

October 9, 2017

Via: SCMR Editorial

The recent spate of hurricane disruptions highlights how big box retailers like Wal-mart and Home Depot have supply chains which are nimble enough to respond to crises successfully. The retailers have processes for how to deploy product and people before, […]


How to Manage a Physical Retail Supply Chain in a Digital World with Mobile Data Capture

September 25, 2017

Via: Retail Info Systems News

As the digital revolution continues to redefine society, it’s also redefining consumer expectations. Meeting expectations of customers who lead digitally enhanced, “on demand” lifestyles can be difficult for retailers who have to move physical objects across extended supply chains. The […]


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

September 7, 2017

Via: SCMR Editorial

By 2018, experts predict that online food and drinks sales revenue will grow to $18 billion, an average 21.1% growth year-on-year since 2013. However, in comparison to the total share of ecommerce sales worldwide (over $1,915 trillion), there is much […]


Parcel Shipping Index Points to Continued Supply Chain Resiliency

September 6, 2017

Via: SCMR Editorial

Pitney Bowes recently announced a 48 percent increase in global parcel volume over the last two years, as reported by its second annual Parcel Shipping Index. Parcel volume has grown from 44 billion parcels in 2014 to 65 billion in […]


Are you ready for the NextGen Supply Chain?

September 1, 2017

Via: SCMR Editorial

When it comes to the next generation of supply chain management, the future just may be now. That’s one of the conclusions reached by Greg Gorbach, an analyst at the research firm ARC Advisory Group, after surveying supply chain executives, […]


Senators call on retailers to improve trucker working conditions

August 3, 2017

Via: Retail Dive

A group of democratic senators on Tuesday released a letter they sent to 16 retailers urging them to end practices they say disregard federal safety regulations and the employment rights of truckers, according to a press release. The group is led […]


Aldi’s newest fulfillment center planned for Arizona

July 28, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

A German discount grocer is buying up land in the Grand Canyon State — but not to open stores. Aldi is planning to open a regional fulfillment center in Goodyear, Arizona. The facility will house an office and distribution center, […]