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Micro Fulfillment Centers on the Horizon

An Israeli company is testing a ‘micro-fulfillment center’ that will turn empty retail space into fulfillment centers, report Supply Chain Digest. 

For several years, some retailers have used “dark stores” – retail spaces in which they have closed a store but still own the lease – as efulfillment centers for on-line orders.


Unilever Trials Travel Factory

Unilever wants to add more flexibility to its supply chain with a ‘travel factory’, reports Supply Chain Digital.

A ‘travel factory’ housed inside a 40ft shipping container could be the next step in Unilever’s ambition to increase flexibility in its production lines.


Keeping the Vaccine Supply Chain Safe

According to Forbes, the companies involved in the supply chain for the Covid vaccine need to ramp up their security against cyber threats. 

Having developed Covid-19 vaccines in a fraction of the time it takes to create new treatments, pharmaceutical companies need to protect the priceless IP, supporting data and supply chains from cyberattacks. 


Turvo and Lineage Logistics Partner

According to the American Journal of Transportation, Turvo and Lineage Logistics have formed a partnership to provide a unified and fully integrated supply-chain technology solution.

Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, announced the launch of Lineage Link through a partnership with Turvo, a leading provider of collaborative logistics software designed for global supply chains. 


New Technologies for Supply Chains

2021 could see several new supply chain technologies come into wide use, reports Strategic Sourceror.

The new year is well underway and many businesses within the supply chain are trying to set themselves up for success in the months ahead. After a 2020 that was filled with ups and downs, to say the least, some firms may now feel as though they're in a better position to make strategic investments in technology that allow them to take an all-important next step.


Retailers Lagging On Supply Chain Tech

According to Chain Store Age, a new survey reveals that a majority of retailers have yet to implement technology solutions to improve their supply chain. 

New data indicates most retailers have not yet implemented solutions and processes to maximize their usage of supply chain data.


HashCash Starts Diamond Supply Chain

According to Yahoo Finance, HashCash is starting its own global diamond supply chain. 

HashCash Consultants collaborates with a renowned global US-based diamond supply chain company to help them launch their ICO. The company aims to reshape the global diamond supply chain with consortium lending and traceability.


PayJunction Now Has Digital Invoice Function

PayJunction now offers a digital invoice function, reports Pymnts.

Payment processing technology developer PayJunction has rolled out a digital invoice function for companies that harness its virtual terminal offering. 


Apex to Offer Contactless Pickup Solution

According to Fast Casual, Apex Supply Chain Technologies will offer a new product, the Apex Order Pickup Solution, for retail and food service companies.

Apex Supply Chain Technologies Inc. has announced a new company, Apex Order Pickup Solutions, that will offer contactless order pickup solutions for the foodservice and retail industries, according to a press release.


Japan Looks to Move Supply Chain

Japan’s major companies are looking to switch their supply chains from China, reports Gizmochina.

China has immense control in the technology world given that it is a necessary piece in the puzzle when it comes to supply chain and manufacturing. 


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