CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly
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September 21, 2019

Maritime port operators see great promise in artificial intelligence

AI could improve operational consistencies and enhance equipment utilization, Navis survey shows.

New RateLinx solution helps companies use logistics data to guide strategy

Data platform provider unveils dashboard and analytics solution at CSCMP EDGE.

Self-driving truck technology is outpacing legislation and regulation in many states, CSCMP panel says

Autonomous freight tech could be ready for highways by 2025, but rules and regs will slow its roll, experts say.

How Walmart chooses which tech to implement in its supply chain

Walmart executive outlines the principles that guided three technology implementations.

Demand for fulfillment robots to soar

Global study predicts deployment of nearly 600,000 autonomous mobile robots for order fulfillment by 2023—excluding Amazon.

Report: Cybersecurity lags in logistics industry

Companies understand the growing threat of cyberattacks, but are failing to make security a primary part of their business operations, technology report shows.

Descartes Systems Group acquires BestTransport

Purchase strengthens software company's transportation management business, with a focus on the flatbed market.

Rise of warehouse automation changes site selection plans for e-commerce DCs

Fully autonomous logistics still decades away, but robots are already changing warehouse floor plans, ceiling heights, Cushman and Wakefield says.

Study: Challenges ahead for warehouse automation market

Researcher points to double-digit growth in warehouse automation this year and next, with headwinds expected in 2021.

Transparency, personalization rule in e-commerce

Online shoppers want clarity on fees, control over the delivery process, easy returns, and loyalty rewards, UPS study shows.

Report: rise of car-sharing will roil automotive industry

Conventional car ownership to be replaced by app-based ride-hailing and vehicle-sharing, Lux Research says.

IBM's latest blockchain product aims to simplify supplier networks

Trust Your Supplier product joins menu of blockchain networks for food, containers, drugs.

AT&T provides 5G data network for rolling retail robots

Badger Technologies says wireless bandwidth and security help its robots gather inventory data from store aisles.

Smart containers see rising prominence in cargo tracking, Drewry says

Growing adoption could include 6.5 percent of global containers by 2023.

Food retailers adopt blockchain platforms for track and trace

Organo picks IBM Food Trust, Bumble Bee joins SAP Cloud Platform Blockchain.

Logistics tech firm builds underground, automated warehouse

Site in parking garage will support one-hour grocery delivery in Tel Aviv, CommonSense Robotics says.

Global WMS market to reach $5 billion

E-commerce explosion will drive 14 percent growth rate in spending, create 57,000 new warehouses globally by 2025, study shows.

Mobility, partial automation dominate in the warehouse

By 2024, six out of 10 companies will use warehouse automation to enhance the human element, not replace it, Zebra Technologies study shows.

Commentary: Challenging the warehouse management system implementation paradigm

Warehouse management systems have come a long way from the 1980s and 1990s. So why are so many companies still asking for customizations? Here's the case for no modifications in WMS implementations.

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CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly Editors' Briefing, Day Two
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Maritime port operators see great promise in artificial intelligence
AI could improve operational consistencies and enhance equipment utilization, Navis survey shows.

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Developers building multi-story DCs for urban home delivery
Amazon effect drives demand for new breed of warehouse, Innovo and Prologis say at CSCMP Edge.

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10 steps on how to automate your warehouse
Looking to add automation to your warehouse? Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy shares the 10-step formula it followed to successfully automate nine warehouses.

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New RateLinx solution helps companies use logistics data to guide strategy
Data platform provider unveils dashboard and analytics solution at CSCMP EDGE.

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Tapping into young talent
Being honest about expectations and building a culture of trust are key ways to attract and retain millennial workers.

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ALAN honors Amazon.com Inc., Total Quality Logistics for humanitarian efforts
Organizations win ALAN's Outstanding Contribution Award during CSCMP Edge show.

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Self-driving truck technology is outpacing legislation and regulation in many states, CSCMP panel says
Autonomous freight tech could be ready for highways by 2025, but rules and regs will slow its roll, experts say.

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C.H. Robinson invests $1 billion in innovation and technology
The third-party logistics company will make the technology investments over the next five years.

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Panel highlights the important role of culture in global trade
Supply chain executives at the CSCMP EDGE Conference give tips and tricks for how to learn about culture of your global supply chain partners.

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Want more online business? Improve your returns process, study shows
State of Online Returns study shows that retailers are failing to deliver a good customer experience when it comes to returning items—and that even Amazon has room for improvement.

CSCMP Notebook
CSCMP EDGE keynote speakers to focus on supply chain's role in creating a sustainable business
The annual conference's diverse range of keynote speakers will include the CEO of a direct-to-consumer company, a high-tech guru, millennial entrepreneurs, and an NFL official.

CSCMP recognizes 2019 Emerging Leader Award winners
Unilever's Anahi Arza and CoLane's Parker Holcomb will be recognized at CSCMP's annual EDGE Conference for their meaningful contributions to the supply chain profession.

Johnson & Johnson supply chain executive to receive CSCMP's Distinguished Service Award
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) will recognize Kathy Wengel for her contributions to the field at the annual EDGE Conference in September.

Booming economy drives U.S. business logistics costs up 11.4 percent
While shippers struggled to keep pace with tight capacity and rising rates in 2018, many of those pressures are starting to ease, says 30th annual State of Logistics Report.

CSCMP looks to give military veterans the EDGE
Veterans interested in a career in logistics and supply chain management can apply until June 1 for free CSCMP benefits.

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