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The Friday Five: Luxury Brands Snub Amazon but Cozy Up to Alibaba

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics revolve around luxury brands snubbing Amazon but cozying up to Alibaba, cybersecurity attacks on the rise, SAP Aariba and American Express' partnership to provide visibility in payments, repercussions of Brexit and much more.
April 5, 2019
Friday Five

The Friday Five: German Auto-Parts Maker to Buy Wabco Holdings for $7 Billion

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics revolve around German Auto-Parts Maker to Buy Wabco Holdings for $7 Billion, severe driver shortage spreading across Europe, electric vehicles revolutionizing transportation supply chain, companies developing more sustainable packaging as plastic packaging makes up nearly half of plastic waste, and much more.
March 29, 2019
Industry Insights

Where UPS & Walmart are Investing in Tech

The fourth-quarter earnings of UPS and Walmart are strong evidence for the strategic advantage that automation and digitization bring to organizations. Learn from their stories.
March 25, 2019
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Walmart vs. Amazon

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics revolve around Walmart launching a secret artificial-intelligence weapon to take on Amazon in the retail space, UPS preparing to dispatch nurses to vaccinate adults in their homes, alarming deforestation in palm oil supply chain, and more.
March 22, 2019
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The Friday Five: What's The Beef? Tracking Available with DNA

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics revolve around addressing visibility issues in the supply chain with the implementation of tracing beef with DNA, ramifications of Brexit uncertainties, issues on global trade, and more.
March 15, 2019
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Happy International Women's Day

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics discuss the current landscape for women in the space, toughening up delivery demands, reducing packaging waste and more.
March 8, 2019
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Corporate Supply Chain Restructuring

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics revolve around companies restructuring their supply chain to cut costs with the addition of robots, last-mile facilities, the transition to e-commerce, and more.
March 1, 2019
Industry Insights

Turning AI Buzz Into Action

Supply chain and logistics adoption of AI is taking off because companies are increasingly realizing the technology’s tangible value in solving complexity issues. Learn more about where AI is having the most impact today – including exception and capacity management -- and how to get started.
February 27, 2019
Friday Five

The Friday Five: Latest on Cybersecurity

This week's top stories in supply chain and logistics revolve around cybersecurity, Amazon’s expansion into shipping, how to deal with cargo theft and more.
February 22, 2019

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