All posts tagged emerging technology

Omni-Channel Delivers

Pop quiz: A customer in Atlanta orders a tie from a retailer’s e-commerce site. One tie is located in a distribution center (DC) on the outskirts of town. Three more are located in the flagship store in New York. Which […]

New Report Outlines Opportunities and Disruptions of 3D Printing for Industrial Manufacturing

3D printing (3DP), also known as additive manufacturing, is showing signs of triggering transformations in U.S. industrial manufacturing, from product design and production to restructured supply chains, according to a report released by PwC US in conjunction with The Manufacturing […]

Wearable technology can offer increased efficiency and reduced errors in order fulfillment

Kevin Gue, Editor-in-Chief of the recently published U.S. Roadmap on Material Handling and Logistics, recently wrote a blog on how Google Glass can be used to facilitate order fulfillment. The blog includes a video that very impressively demonstrates how Google […]

Security & Supply Chain: Data Analytics to Detect Supply Chain Fraud & Waste

by Sterling J. Scott, Marketing Communications Coordinator, MHI | @mhi_sterling Most businesses are at risk of supply chain fraud, primarily financial fraud perpetrated by vendors and subcontractors. Furthermore, most of thee businesses lack the tools required to detect and prevent it. Deloitte […]

New report highlights the major supply chain issues facing retailers today

A new report confirms that the top business challenge facing retailers is unpredictable consumer demand. As consumers gain power, not only do they start shopping in more complex ways, but they expect retailers to be able to fulfill their increasingly […]

Recent industry panels explored the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics’ impact on business and the supply chain workforce

The U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics was discussed during the recent Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference and National Logistics & Distribution Conference (NLDC). The U.S. Roadmap consists of a report and action plan that will increase productivity, reduce costs, […]

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