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How Globalization Impacts Supply Chain Management

In recent decades the world has become much, much smaller than it used to be. The internet and significant improvements to transportation infrastructures has turned the world into one globalized market. This global market offers businesses opportunities to reach new customers and secure a diverse selection of new workers, materials, and products. Though the opportunities …

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What is Cross-Docking?

Everywhere you look these days it seems there is a new “lifehack” to speed up your day, save you money, and make your life more efficient. Nowhere is speed and efficiency more important than e-commerce logistics. If e-commerce customers could make their shipment appear at their door an instant after a purchase they would. Since …

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Warehousing

Automation in Warehousing

From automated vehicles and picking operations to AI-guided WMS and inventory management, automation is quickly becoming a commonplace within the supply chain. At face value, automation is a great idea. Automation is literally intended to make life easier; defined as, “technology by which a process or procedure is performed with minimal human assistance.” Time and …

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