Warehousing and Distribution http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6645/more en President Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline Bill http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/president-obama-vetoes-keystone-pipeline-bill <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In defying the Republican-controlled Congress, Obama made good on a long-standing veto promise and set the stage for a battle in the 2016 presidential election.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/president-obama-vetoes-keystone-pipeline-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/global-economy/president-obama-vetoes-keystone-pipeline-bill#comments Competitiveness Energy Environment Governance, Risk & Compliance Legislation Warehousing and Distribution Finance Global Economy Leadership The Latest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:28:00 +0000 160851 at http://www.industryweek.com Spencer Platt/Getty Images Building Responsive and Flexible Supply Chains...a Case of Continuous Improvement http://www.industryweek.com/blog/building-responsive-and-flexible-supply-chainsa-case-continuous-improvement <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>A recent article in our sister magazine, <strong>Material Handling &amp; Logistics</strong> entitled &ldquo;<a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/pg-re-designs-north-american-supply-chain">P&amp;G Re-Designs North American Supply Chain</a>&rdquo; reminds us of the strategic importance of having a responsive and flexible (i.e. lean) supply chain. It also brings to mind the idea that lean is a long term journey of continuous improvement, as what works well at one time doesn&rsquo;t necessarily work well forever, with the world constantly changing around us.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/lean-supply-chain">The Lean Supply Chain</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/building-responsive-and-flexible-supply-chainsa-case-continuous-improvement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/building-responsive-and-flexible-supply-chainsa-case-continuous-improvement#comments Ask the Expert - Lean Leadership Planning & Forecasting Supplier Relationships Warehousing and Distribution The Lean Supply Chain Sat, 14 Feb 2015 18:50:00 +0000 160051 at http://www.industryweek.com Hydrogen Fuel Cells Gain Momentum in Manufacturing, Distribution http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/hydrogen-fuel-cells-gain-momentum-manufacturing-distribution <div class="field-byline"> Tim Young, President and CEO, HyperSolar </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hydrogen fuel cells see growing acceptance in automotive, aerospace and other applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/hydrogen-fuel-cells-gain-momentum-manufacturing-distribution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/hydrogen-fuel-cells-gain-momentum-manufacturing-distribution#comments Emerging Technologies Energy Warehousing and Distribution The Latest Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:08:00 +0000 153701 at http://www.industryweek.com Signed, Sealed and Better Be Delivered http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/signed-sealed-and-better-be-delivered <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>If you could reduce your logistics costs by 9%, your inventory costs by 5% and your investment in logistics fixed assets by 15%, would you do so? Many manufacturers, not surprisingly, have said yes to all of the above, which helps explain the continuing popularity of third-party logistics providers (3PLs).<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/signed-sealed-and-better-be-delivered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/signed-sealed-and-better-be-delivered#comments Logistics Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Supply Chain Gold The Latest Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:00:00 +0000 152101 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Is Alibaba's Supply Chain Ready to Take On Amazon? http://www.industryweek.com/customer-relationships/alibabas-supply-chain-ready-take-amazon <div class="field-byline"> Bob Heaney and Omer Minkara, Aberdeen Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Amazon has a clear supply chain edge over Alibaba, meaning the Chinese ecommerce giant will have to play catch-up if it hopes to compete in the U.S. market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/customer-relationships/alibabas-supply-chain-ready-take-amazon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/customer-relationships/alibabas-supply-chain-ready-take-amazon#comments Customer Relationships Logistics Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Supply Chain Technology The Latest Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:30:00 +0000 149711 at http://www.industryweek.com Andrew Burton/Getty Images Are You Up to the Challenge of Omni-Channel? http://www.industryweek.com/blog/are-you-challenge-omni-channel <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Most manufacturers would prefer to outsource the responsibility of figuring out what to do about omni-channel, but there aren't enough experts to go around.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/chain-reactions">Chain Reactions</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/are-you-challenge-omni-channel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/are-you-challenge-omni-channel#comments Customer Relationships Inventory Management Logistics Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Supply Chain Chain Reactions Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:35:00 +0000 149401 at http://www.industryweek.com Intelligent Enterprise is Key to Manufacturing Turnaround http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/intelligent-enterprise-key-manufacturing-turnaround <div class="field-byline"> Tom Bianculli, Motorola Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The more connected your supply chain is, the more effective you will become.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/intelligent-enterprise-key-manufacturing-turnaround" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/intelligent-enterprise-key-manufacturing-turnaround#comments Emerging Technologies Logistics Warehousing and Distribution Innovation Supply Chain Technology The Latest Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:27:00 +0000 148151 at http://www.industryweek.com Leaning into the Supply Chain http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/leaning-supply-chain <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The next big push in continuous improvement is focused on reducing and eliminating waste on an enterprise-wide scale. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/leaning-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/leaning-supply-chain#comments Customer Relationships Inventory Management Lean / Six-Sigma Logistics Procurement Supplier Relationships Warehousing and Distribution Operations Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:34:00 +0000 146781 at http://www.industryweek.com Mass Customization…A Lean and Agile Supply Chain Required http://www.industryweek.com/blog/mass-customization-lean-and-agile-supply-chain-required <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>When we think of becoming Lean, in many ways, the ultimate process strategy to accomplish this is what is known as &ldquo;Mass Customization&rdquo;. This refers to production in batch sizes of one to meet customer specific demand. Mass customization combines the low unit costs of mass production processes with the flexibility of individual customization.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/lean-supply-chain">The Lean Supply Chain</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/mass-customization-lean-and-agile-supply-chain-required" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/mass-customization-lean-and-agile-supply-chain-required#comments Lean / Six-Sigma Planning & Forecasting Warehousing and Distribution The Lean Supply Chain Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:34:00 +0000 146681 at http://www.industryweek.com Supply Chain Disasters on Video: 10 Reasons Why Your Products Were Never Delivered http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/supply-chain-disasters-video-10-reasons-why-your-products-were-never-delivered <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>There are a lot of reasons why freight never gets delivered on time, or at all. This video gallery shows 10 of the most bizarre instances of the Imperfect Order. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/supply-chain-disasters-video-10-reasons-why-your-products-were-never-delivered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/supply-chain-disasters-video-10-reasons-why-your-products-were-never-delivered#comments Customer Relationships Inventory Management Logistics Planning & Forecasting Procurement Safety Supplier Relationships Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Operations Supply Chain Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:50:00 +0000 145381 at http://www.industryweek.com