Top Stories

  • millenial shopping
    Spot Buying 101: Big Benefits from Small Transactions by Rob Mihalko
    Published on August 08, 2013
    It’s summertime, and you’re hosting a big barbecue on the coming weekend. Your gas grill breaks unexpectedly, so on short notice, you head down to your local hardware store and buy a new one. Guess what you just did? You just made a spot buy. Almost half of companies’ indirect…
  • cement arrows
    Relics Of A Bygone Network? by James Marland
    Published on January 23, 2014
    In the U.S., in the early years of air travel across the country, the Postal Service literally developed a ground-based navigation system by creating cement arrows across the country.   They leased land and paid civilians to keep them lit…

Recent Stories

152 posts

green fleet

Green Fleets: The Role Of Sustainability In The Supply Chain

Sustainability plays a role when it comes to your supply chain fleet. Find out how you can green up your fleet’s supply chain process.
Is Halloween A Trick Or Treat For Your Business?

Is Halloween A Trick Or Treat For Your Business?

As you go out “Trick or treating” this Hallow's Eve, just think of the global supply chains that bring the treats to your eager little witch or warlock.
data

Industry 4.0: What Ants Can Tell Us About Logistics

The way ants navigate the path from a food source to their colony is helping logisticians optimize their supply chains. Here's how.
Plug In To Business Networks To Fast-Track Diversity

Plug In To Business Networks To Fast-Track Diversity

Despite the advantage of a diverse supply base, many companies struggle to diversify their supply chains. Yet, it can be so simple with business networks.
Have We Reached The Tipping Point For A Resource Revolution?

Have We Reached The Tipping Point For A Resource Revolution?

With today's emerging technology, there's an unprecedented opportunity to revolutionize how we use resources as well as business and management.