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How Amazon Is Changing Supply Chain Management

How Amazon Is Changing Supply Chain Management<p>Amazon Builds Reputation Through Bold Strategies and Technology<p>Updated December 01, 2017<p>Amazon.com has …

eCommerce

5 Areas Where The IoT Is Having The Most Business Impact

It’s no secret that the Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to have a big impact on how organizations design, produce and sell products and services. More and more, companies are looking at how the IoT can be leveraged across their entire operation, from how they identify new business models and …

Internet of Things

How to Hire a Supply Chain Manager

How to Hire a Supply Chain Manager<p>How Do You Find a Supply Chain Manager Who's Right for Your Company?<p>Updated January 08, 2018<p>So you need to hire a …

Employment

4 Questions Every Manufacturer Should Ask Before Upgrading to Industrial IoT Platforms

As 2017 comes to a close, more and more organizations should—if that haven’t already—begin discussions on how the Internet of Things (IoT) can …

Walmart’s new strategy to fight Amazon: Curbside pickup

(<i>Reuters</i>) — As Amazon.com looks to upend the U.S. grocery market with home delivery, some veteran supermarket operators are betting on a different strategy: curbside pickup. Americans have long loved the convenience of drive-through service for burgers and coffee. Kroger Co and Walmart Inc are …

Walmart is making an unprecedented move to lure the 1%

Walmart is developing a personal shopping service targeting wealthy customers.<p>The service will allow shoppers to purchase items and receive product recommendations through text message, Recode reports.<p>Couriers will deliver household products free of charge to shoppers' doorsteps within 24 hours of …

eCommerce

Walmart Is Testing Completely Getting Rid of Cashiers

Walmart recently changed its official name, now they’re changing how stores are run, too.<p>Walmart is reportedly testing out a new personal shopping …

Amazon Go

Target And Walmart Stores Are Turning Into Mini Distribution Centers To Compete With Amazon

In the battle to win back customers from Amazon, traditional retailers are turning their stores into little fulfillment centers.<p>If you ordered gifts this holiday season on a brick-and-mortar store’s website rather than shopping IRL, there’s a good chance your purchases will come from the back room …

Wal-Mart Stores

5 Ways Bad Bosses Demotivate People | Inc.com

Bosses have unique power in the world. Their ability to uplift or destroy invades every aspect of your working life, and can even bleed into your private life. The best bosses know how to harness this power for good, challenging where they must and encouraging where they can. Good bosses empower …

The Workplace

Take Ownership: How to Rise Up as a Leader in 2018 | Inc.com

I'm often asked what is the number one skill that I would focus on if I want to achieve success in business and in life. My answer is always leadership.<p>There is a leader within everyone, and I am obsessed with pulling this out. I've spent the past 15 years as an entrepreneur studying leaders and …

Leadership

How Do You Know Someone Has the Leadership Skills of the Future? Look for These 5 Signs | Inc.com

As you think ahead to improving your leadership skills in 2018 and beyond, the best traits I have found which will profoundly impact individuals and teams may not be futuristic at all. But -- and you can take this to the bank -- these 5 leadership practices will stand the test of time, next year or …

Leadership

Does your team suffer from PMT — project management tension?

Too many teams suffer from project management tension. Some project managers (PMs) are absolute experts in creating workplace hell and the awful …

Project Management

3 Robust Alternatives to Microsoft Project Management Software

While project management is being sought after by organizations to better carry out their projects and meet goals in a timely manner, recent …

Project Management

Why Powerful People Only Make Important Decisions in the Morning (and You Should Too) | Inc.com

Picture the last time you had an important decision to make. When did you make it? At night? In the morning? Midday?<p>Is there a best time to make important decisions?<p>What if you are a night owl? A morning person? Does it vary from person to person?<p>Researchers in Argentina sought to find the answer …

Study Skills

5 Things That Make Bosses Look Really Unprofessional | Inc.com

Even though bosses usually are the ones who run the show, there are things even bosses do that can make them look very unprofessional--sometimes even causing their employees to resent them for their behavior.<p>Here are 5 things bosses do that make them look really unprofessional. If you're a leader, …

Leadership

Sears sells Craftsman brand to Stanley for about $900 million

Sears Holdings will sell its well-known Craftsman tools brand to Stanley Black & Decker, the latest in a recent flurry of moves the retailer is making to generate cash after at least five money-losing years.<p>The agreement announced Thursday calls for Stanley to pay $525 million when the deal closes …

Prepping Your Supply Chain for The Holiday (or Any Busy) Season

<b></b>How to Prep Your Supply Chain for Holidays and Other Busy Seasons<b></b> <br>Whether it’s red roses, pink bathrobes, American flags, surfboards, pumpkins, …

Christmas Trees

Amazon is about to open a bunch of grocery stores — and Kroger, Walmart, and Whole Foods should be terrified

The stores — known internally as Project Como — will be small, stocked only with fresh items such as produce, milk, and meats, The Journal reports, citing unnamed sources. Only Amazon Fresh subscribers will initially be able to shop at them, according to the report.<p>Customers will be able to order …

AmazonFresh

Leadership? Let's Talk About Courage First

Before you can call yourself a leader, you need to find your courage.<p>Leadership is practically a cottage industry, and content on leadership is literally everywhere.<p>And that's a good thing. Every time someone like Elizabeth Holmes or Bernie Madoff comes on the scene, we are reminded that true …

Leadership

UPS Is About to Get More Expensive

Better not send any belated Christmas gifts this year.<p>United Parcel Service announced Thursday it would raise the rates for U.S. ground and air …

eCommerce

Improving the Manufacturers Supply Chain: Autonomous Semi-Trucks - Manufacturing Talk Radio Podcast

Self-driving cars are making headlines all around the world. From manufacturers boasting about their safety to the few incidences autonomous vehicles …

How Cyber-Threat Affects Supply Chain and Measures to Mitigate It

<b>Understanding Cyber Supply Chain Risk</b><p>It is very surprising that very few companies are careful while doing business with other companies. Business …

Gartner Announces Rankings of the 2016 Top 25 North American Supply Chain University Graduate Programs

Gartner, Inc. has released the findings from its biennial Top 25 North American Supply Chain Graduate Programs report. Forty-four institutions …

Gartner Inc.

Supply Chains Link Up With IoT

Share Email<p>The supply chain may be going global, but for many companies, it remains more opaque than ever. Enter: the Internet of Things. The …

All Great Leaders Master These 6 Skills | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be a strong leader. And while the potential is undeniably there for most people, some simply do not know what skills they should focus on to be a top-end leader. They can develop into suitable leaders but never truly masters of the craft.<p>In the new book <i>Mastering Leadership</i>, Robert …

Notre Dame

Five Ways to Optimize Supply Chain Management

Once exclusively comprised of internal systems, most supply chains have greatly expanded due to the proliferation of computer networks and Internet …

Data Mining

How the Cloud Fosters Smart, Connected Manufacturing

Industry 4.0, Industries 4.0, or the fourth industrial revolution, is the automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies, creating what …

Manufacturing

Why SAP is Quietly Playing Test-and-See With Blockchain - CoinDesk

The success of bitcoin has prompted technology companies from around the world to look into ways its underlying code can be adapted to new commercial …

Cryptography

Recruiting the Best Supply Chain Talent

Grade point average and leadership aren’t the only benchmarks for successful undergraduate hires. The best companies spend years getting to know …

Employment