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Nestlé and XPO prepare a 'warehouse of the future'

Dive Brief:<p>Nestlé and XPO Logistics will build a 638,000-square-foot distribution center in Leicestershire, U.K., which will serve as a "testbed …

Manufacturing

Google’s Machine Learning (AI) Crash Course

Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning, as it’s better known as, is something that has garnered my interest over recent years. I even used the …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon’s Clever Machines Are Moving From the Warehouse to Headquarters

Amazon.com Inc. has long used robots to help humans move merchandise around its warehouses. Now automation is transforming Amazon’s white-collar …

eCommerce

UPS’s $20 Billion Problem: Operations Stuck in the 20th Century

As the package giant tries to satisfy America’s 21st-century shopping-and-shipping mania, it is striving to bring its delivery network out of a past era<p>MESQUITE, Texas—In the sticky Southern heat, hundreds of workers streamed in for the 11 a.m. shift last month at United Parcel Service Inc.’s local …

Enterprise Tech

AWS DeepLens Now Shipping – Order One Today! | Amazon Web Services

AWS DeepLens is a video camera that runs deep learning models directly on the device, out in the field. I wrote about the hardware and system …

Cloud Computing

How to play 'Skyrim' with Alexa: A quick guide to our favorite new skill

During a keynote presentation at E3 in Los Angeles, Bethesda Softworks showed off <i>Skyrim: Very Special Edition</i>, a new spinoff version of their …

Smart Homes

Michelin selects Demand Driven Technologies to improve supply chain planning

<b>Demand Driven Technologies (DD Tech), has announced the signing of an enterprise software agreement with Michelin to deploy their Replenishment+</b> …

Manufacturing

스팀잇, 어떤 서비스를 어떻게 올려야 할까?

블록체인의 성공사례로 소셜네트워크 서비스(SNS) ‘스팀잇’이 뜨고 있습니다. 출시 2년 만에 전세계 이용자 계정이 100만개를 넘어설 정도로 빠르게 성장하고 있는데요. 스팀잇은 글을 올리거나 공유, 좋아요 등을 통해 디지털 활동을 보상받을 수 있는 블록체인 기반 콘텐츠 플랫폼입니다.<p>콘텐츠 유통의 새로운 패러다임이라고도 일컫어지는 스팀잇. 자연스럽게 이를 활용하는 개발과 비즈니스가 주목을 받고 있습니다. 하지만 실제 스팀잇과 관련된 서비스 기획과 개발을 진행하려면 어떻게 해야 하는지 막막합니다. 무엇보다 스팀잇 기반 앱 서비스를 …

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has taken a world-class approach to continuous improvement and procurement. KWE is proud to provide first class supply chain services to KAUST. https://t.co/4HhwwnJQDV

Cheaper, Faster, Better – How short haul rail surprises the supply chain

Inland ports and short haul rail are quickly becoming a solution to age old supply chain issues

Trucking

Tableau vs. QlikView vs. Power BI―Competitive Report

<b>Find out which system is best for your needs. Get the pros and cons for each of these top business intelligence solutions across 20 key business and</b> …

Big Data

How Blockchain Will Make Digital Ads Less Intrusive

The Cambridge Analytica scandal that unfolded earlier this year is just the latest in a long sequence of incidents of firms’ wrongfully acquiring and …

Digital Advertising

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Marathon Optimization Tool Wins INFORMS Business Analytics Prize

Developed by Professor Karen Smilowitz, the SAFE data visualization system helps race organizers manage health and safety resources from a single …

Solving global business problems with data analytics

David Simchi-Levi is a professor of engineering systems with appointments at the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society and the Department of Civil …

Target Tests Retail ‘Flow Center’ for Faster, Nimbler Distribution

Retailer’s supply strategy aims to reduce inventory in store back rooms, create more space for online fulfillment<p>By<p>Jennifer Smith<p>Jennifer Smith<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@jensmithWSJ<p>Google+<p>Jennifer.Smith@wsj.com<p>Target Corp. TGT 1.38% is testing a new distribution strategy aimed at speeding up …

eCommerce

Online Marketplace Carousell Reveals $85M Investment Boost, Makes 'AI-First' Pledge

Singapore-based e-commerce platform Carousell announced Monday that it had raised $85 million in Series C funding led by Rakuten and EDBI — a timely boost to its coffers as it improves its fast-growing classifieds app and innovates in spaces like artificial intelligence.<p>After launching in 2012, …

Artificial Intelligence

Scandinavian Start-Up To Track World’s Shipping Containers Through Blockchain

sponsoredA start-up says a real-time inventory of the world’s 27 mln shipping containers could save industry $5.7 bln a year and cut CO2 emissions.A …

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

Blockchain

Apple 팟캐스트에서 만나는 a16z의 a16z

New Google AI Can Have Real Life Conversations With Strangers

Amid Blockchain Hype, Few Deployments, Limited Interest, Survey Finds

Yet companies that ignore blockchain do so at their own peril, Gartner says<p>By<p>Angus Loten<p>Angus Loten<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@angusloten<p>Angus.Loten@wsj.com<p>Inadequate technology, a skills shortage and a lack of interest, among other issues, are keeping companies away from blockchain technology …

Blockchain

An Introduction to Crypto

13 signs your bedtime routine is hurting your body

The link between sleep and health is critical — even though researchers, health experts, and doctors alike continually tell us that we need to get between seven and nine uninterrupted hours of rest a night, one in three Americans simply don't get enough sleep, with the Centers for Disease Control …

Shoppers want purchases shipped direct, but returns in-store

Dive Brief:<p>Approximately 72% of shoppers surveyed by CGS want purchases shipped to them, but 74% prefer to return purchases to a brick-and-mortar …

7 Eleven taps JDA Software to drive supply chain transformation

<b>The American chain of convenience stores 7-Eleven is working with JDA Software to drive its supply chain transformation initiative.</b><p>7-Eleven said it …

Adidas just opened a futuristic new factory — and it will dramatically change how shoes are sold

Adidas' American Speedfactory is open for business.<p>The 74,000-square-foot facility in Cherokee County, Georgia, outside Atlanta, is now pumping out shoes using a completely automated digital manufacturing process.<p>The first shoes produced and sold from the factory, the new AM4NYC (Adidas made for …

How an arcade game shows the landed cost model is necessary to supply chains

Micah Mallace, Director of Strategic Projects at the SC Ports Authority, likens the 1980s arcade game “Whac-A-Mole” to costs in the supply chain - …

Better Than Amazon? How Bradley Jacobs Turned a $63M Bet Into a $12Bn Transportation Empire

Decades ago, Bradley Jacobs studied math and piano (classical and jazz) at Bennington and Brown before dropping out to make money. Now the balding …

Amazon Reveals Blockchain Templates for Ethereum and Hyperledger Fabric

At the end of last week Amazon revealed its blockchain templates, which the company claims will make it easier for developers to create …