A new maritime safety regulation threatens to shake up the entire global shipping industry, leaving stakeholders across the supply chain scrambling to find a solution. This podcast covers how shippers, carriers, and port terminal operators are preparing for the SOLAS verified gross mass rules that go into effect this summer.
Can a major manufacturer of consumer goods be as agile as a startup? Popular new brands like Everlane have proven that customers care about the supply chain. They want to know where products come from, who makes them, and what kind of impact businesses have on the ecosystem. And it's caught the attention of some of the world's biggest brands. Here's how companies like Unilever and Apple are injecting purpose into their brands and improving the bottom line along the way.
Why shop at a brick and mortar store? Traditional retailers are finding themselves in the tough position of having to answer that question, as ecommerce giants like Amazon eat away at their customer base. Ecommerce has many advantages - the convenience, variety, cost, and now fast and excellent delivery. But all hope isn’t lost for brick and mortar - technology can help traditional stores keep up.
Resistance to cloud adoption used to be a question of cost or simplicity. Now companies are eager to solve complicated problems using the cloud. They want to see what’s happening, and gain visibility in real-time. They want to use cloud to orchestrate and optimize, and learn how to move products and information faster through the network. There’s still some barriers, but there’s been a huge step change in cloud adoption.