The Top 4 Challenges in Modern Newspaper Distribution

November 29, 2018
Press distributors are called upon to move products straight from production lines to customers. From a logistics perspective, this can be a significant challenge, especially when you assume that the papers will always come off the production line at the last possible moment.

Digital Manufacturers: What to Look for in a 3PL

November 27, 2018
How is finding a 3PL like hiring a new employee? They both need great references, the right technological skills, and room for growth.

How Real-time Decision-making Will Change Your Whole Supply Chain

November 22, 2018
What can smart fridges tell us about real-time information in the supply chain? Read on to find out!

5 Keys to Optimizing Furniture Logistics

November 20, 2018
Many modern furniture manufacturers rely on workflows that skip the inventory stage altogether, with products going straight from their respective production lines to delivery vehicles. As a result, furniture logistics can present some of the thorniest problems faced in modern transport planning.

Forecast Accuracy: Demand Sensing in the Supply Chain

November 15, 2018
What does batch baking have to do with improving forecast accuracy in an industrial setting? Both require a nuanced understanding of the factors that predict future demand levels.

5 Questions for Evaluating Industry 4.0 Technology Solutions

November 13, 2018
In a recent poll, PwC found that while 60% of respondents were “dabbling” with Industry 4.0 technology, only 3% had truly achieved a working Industry 4.0 paradigm. Why? In part because it can be difficult to evaluate the software solutions involved.

6 Supply Chain Digitization Stats to Know

November 08, 2018
91% of German manufacturers are investing in digitization, but only 6% say they’re fully digitized. What does this tell us about the nature of supply chain digitization?

5 Key Benefits of Supply Chain Analytics

November 06, 2018
How is supply chain analytics like the Moneyball revolution in modern baseball statistics? Read on to find out.

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for Logistics 4.0?

November 01, 2018
What does the annual hop harvest have to do with Logistics 4.0? They both demonstrate the importance of connectivity and real-time communication in modern manufacturing and shipping.