The global market for warehouse management solutions is up by 8%, spurred largely by upgrades in mature industries, as well as the adoption of add-on modules and increased demand driven by omni-channel distribution.
U.S. service center activity suggests uncertain market demand
Canadian activity better for aluminum than steel
Both retailers and their supply chain partners need to be able to respond and react to the challenges and opportunities posed not only by the omni-channel paradigm, but by 3-D manufacturing techniques and digital proliferation--all a part of the...
A timed-phase approach, with each phase activated by a series of objective triggers, allows a facility to review its major threats and plan a strategic operational shutdown within an appropriate time frame prior to the storm’s arrival.
With the need for fewer logistics employees, organizations looking to manage inventory at customer sites should take additional measures to ensure that performance does not falter.
"You can print on demand, meaning you don't have to have the finished product stacked on shelves or stacked in warehouses anymore." – Ed Morris, director of NAMII.
Jones Lang LaSalle EMEA Research demonstrates the impact additive manufacturing will have on the global supply chain.
As capacity tightens for trucking, look for manufacturers to continue shifting some of their goods to the railroads.