- Monday, 12 October 2020
The 2020 holiday looks different for retailers. The year has had many challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has affected many things. One of the areas that have been affected substantially is the supply chain. However, despite the challenges, sales are projected to increase this year, considering many people have opted to purchase products from e-commerce platforms instead of using brick-and-mortar stores. As the number of e-commerce orders rises, there will be an increase in the type of services, including last-mile package deliveries and transportation and inbound shipment of items, among others. This calls for careful planning and change of strategy in supply chain management.Read more...
- Monday, 04 May 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has even “old school” businesses searching for technology to improve the supply chain, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Tiffany Parker has always enjoyed catching up with the truckers who haul loads of potatoes from Parker Produce Co., her family’s farm near St. Augustine, Fla.Read more...
- Monday, 23 March 2020
Companies have in the past lost billions of dollars to counterfeiting, and the trend remains the same even with technologies that promise to solve this problem year in year out. According to a 2018 report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, approximately 2 trillion dollars worth of counterfeit goods will be sold globally this year. To many manufacturers, governments, and consumers, this spells doom because they will have to deal with counterfeiting and products, most of that they do not know where they originate from.Read more...