Delivery Logistics Industry
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REPORT: Walmart to Invest $1 Billion in Flipkart

Well, it seems the turf war over online retail and distribution in India is reaching a boiling point.

4 Reasons You Need Visibility Over Your Fleet of Drivers

We often talk about how customer visibility over the delivery process is of paramount importance nowadays. However, of equal importance is the ability to communicate and track your fleet of drivers as well. One without the other will not work. There are many, many reasons that visibility over driver fleets is important, but here are four that we wanted to highlight:

Technology is Improving Supply Chain Operations

I recently read a study from earlier this year that I thought you all might be interested in. It's a quite in-depth look into the current state of supply chains and the technologies being used to manage them.

10 Top Logistics and Supply Chain Management LinkedIn Groups

Discover the most popular LinkedIn groups around logistics and supply chain best practices, trends and insights

5 Supply Chain and Logistics Management Questions Answered

A quick peruse of the internet, Google, industry blogs and other sites shows that in the world of supply chain and logistics management, there are many questions.

The Shift to a “Convenience Market”

The following is an excerpt from a recent interview with Marcus Hoed, co-founder of Dutch Express, a NYC based courier service. To listen to the entire conversation, you can stream or download the podcast here.

A Conversation About Drones

On our last "Logistically Speaking" podcast, we had an interesting and expansive discussion with Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing at Cerasis. As part of that wide-ranging conversation, the topic of Drones for last mile deliveries was brought up.

Online Retail and the Dot Com Bubble: Lessons Learned

The dot com bubble burst in the early 2000s was nearly a death blow for online retail.

Demand Driven Supply Chains and the Pressures They Create

It's interesting, this idea that the consumer has begun to dictate how supply chains should work - a far cry from the days of Henry Ford and his famous quote "You can get a Ford car in any color, as long as it’s black." What we're seeing now is demand driven supply chains.

The Logistics of the iPhone 7 Launch

Technology, the economy, the environment... with so many changes going on, it's important for logistics and supply chain professionals to realize that our industry is changing too. The first step to knowing that you need to change is to realize that there is a gap in the way your supply chain is managed.

Supply Chain and Technology: a Match Made By Necessity

The discipline of supply chain management is as old as the industrial revolution; maybe even older. Such deeply entrenched and highly researched fields tend to have a more difficult time adapting to new realities. Supply chain and technology are like two peas in a pod.

What is Last Mile Tracking?

What does last mile tracking mean? Learn about the two types of last mile tracking that changed the delivery logistics over the last decade