Logistics

Cloud Logistics: A Supply Chain Optimization Tool

In response to growing demands, experts consider cloud logistics as an optmization tool for the transportation supply chain industry in 2019. Technology is the source of continuous global economic and social change. In addition to improving our every day lives, it also enables industries to advance and optimize communications, operations, production and servicing. For the …

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EBook: Supply Chain & Logistics: A Transforming Workforce

According to the report Digital Supply Chain: Creating Skills for the Future, the Canadian supply chain and logistics industry currently employs 878,000 people. Digital technologies is stated to be a contributing factor to the increase in job creation expected to happen over the course of the next five years. However, research also identifies Canada’s ranking …

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3 Important Strategies to Improve Your Supply Chain in 2018

This post highlights three strategic areas which many companies overlooked in 2017; strategy, security & interaction, and how to best achieve improvements in these areas. It’s the second week of January. This means that roughly 30% of people have already stumbled on their New Year’s Resolutions. While many of these resolutions are weight, money or …

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Nintendo: How a Customer-Centric Philosophy Affects the Supply Chain – Part 2

While modern companies focus on providing exceptional service, Nintendo continues to focus on extraordinary products with a Customer-Centric approach. In our last post, we began exploring the reasons behind Nintendo’s history of not meeting consumer demand. Many of its gaming consoles, software, peripherals and promotional items in the last 20 years have seen instances of …

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Nintendo: A Case of a Supply Chain Struggles or Artificial Scarcity? – Part 1

Beloved entertainment giant Nintendo has a long history of trouble getting their products to the right hands. Almost two months ago, video game giant Nintendo released its latest console—the Switch. Although it received a lot of positive coverage, a familiar problem has been marring the consumer goodwill; extreme product scarcity. The company’s sales forecasts were …

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Top 8 3PL Market Growth Predictions for 2025

Earlier this month, Research and Markets added to their “Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market Analysis By Service, By Transport (Roadways, Railways, Waterways, Airways), By End-Use (Manufacturing, Retail, Healthcare, Automotive), By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2014 – 2025” report. Experts are estimating the 3PL market to reach USD $1.24 trillion within the next decade. That’s a …

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Uniqlo Remodels its Supply Chain to Race in the Fast Fashion Market

Uniqlo is speeding up its production cycle to compete in the shipping race with other fashion retailers by compressing its design-to-deliver supply chain down to just 13 days. Few things in life move as fast as fashion trends. Just as a style becomes widely accepted, its immediately replaced by something new and different. It’s no …

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Lázaro Cárdenas Container Terminal: The New Mexican Logistics Hub

Mexico continues its rise as an important global logistics hub with the opening of a new container terminal at the Lázaro Cárdenas port, earlier this month. There are ten reasons why this is important to companies with supply chains in South America. Lázaro Cárdenas is Mexico’s busiest port and considered one of Latin America’s most …

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The Physical Impact of Online Shopping on City Landscapes

Changing consumer behaviour is reshaping and revitalizing industrial sectors by funneling resources into warehouse construction. According to an article by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the digital market place is having a physical impact on urban landscapes. Throughout the U.S, industrial pockets are seeing a “economic renaissance” reports the article’s author, Erica E. Phillips. Large …

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3 Logistics and Supply Chain Insights Before You Step Into a Career in the Industry

With many career options, interest in logistics and supply chains is growing as more people want to know where their purchases came from. But did you know how large and varied the entire logistics and supply chain industry is? When thinking about career options, there’s a whole world or responsibilities awaiting this industry. Technology such …

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