Many of us don’t think twice about picking up a new piece of clothing here or there. Shirts, shorts, pants, and other items have become much more affordable in recent years, and trends seem to change from year to year. But this growing trend has a name and some downsides related to the supply chain and sustainability. Here’s what you need to know about fast fashion and its risks.
The COVID-19 pandemic not only revealed some glaring weaknesses in the supply chain, but it also produced some additional challenges for logistics providers. Various household and medical products experienced a surge in demand while suppliers struggled to get goods from one point to another. While multiple factors determine the efficiency of the overall supply chain, labeling is one element that affects every stage of the process.
A growing problem for businesses is managing inventory and providing a stellar customer experience in light of continuing supply chain challenges. Businesses are increasingly turning to RFID-powered tools that deliver a wide range of benefits.
Over three years removed from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have expected that supply chain disruptions would have lessened. But turmoil throughout the market continues for a variety of reasons.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, not many people talked about the global supply chain. But, since 2020, we've come to realize the importance of connecting the various pieces of the logistics puzzle that get goods from one point to another and eventually into the hands of consumers.
Who doesn’t get excited about the arrival of summer? The temperatures are warmer, kids are out of school, and more people spend time vacationing. But what does the summer season mean for businesses and the supply chain?
Logistics and distribution are essential components of ensuring an organization’s products get where they need to go efficiently and cost-effectively. Distribution centers are generally near centrally-populated areas. But there are many options in this country, so how does your company choose? Here are some criteria for selecting the best supply chain city and some of the top supply chain cities in the U.S.
Although the holidays are several months away, thinking ahead is always a good idea! Even in challenging economic conditions, sales always pick up during the holiday season. And warehouses need to be able to handle those peak periods with ease.
Even though baseball is largely an American sport (yes, there is a Canadian team), the critical items required to make a game happen come from around the globe. And the sport is more than just about the players on the field. It’s what happens in the background (and on the bench) that makes a game or season successful.
The Olympic games are one of the largest peacetime logistical exercises that happen with regularity, giving us opportunities to practice and improve our approach, similar to training for a sport. It’s the equivalent of running dozens of simultaneous sports world championships with millions of live spectators, thousands of athletes from around the world, and a global online and broadcast audience.