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SaaS and Retail Innovation: A Software Development Perspective on Managing Change

It’s a fact that many retailers have struggled to embrace innovations in technology, especially the move to cloud-based or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for day-to-day operations. Even so, retailers know that moving to the cloud gives them greater agility and faster speed to market. According to a new survey from JDA and KPMG, over the past five years adoption of cloud solutions by retailers has been growing at 15 percent year-over-year. Retailers no longer view cloud-based solutions as inferior or less secure than on-premise software.

The agility advantage that comes with cloud-based software is vital in today’s market, where your customers not only want to buy things right away, but they insist on knowing they’re getting the best possible price. Unless you deliver transparent pricing, you may lose the chance to d

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Constellation Research: 9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

The rise automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies means you have new opportunities to undergo digital transformation. Read “9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing” from Constellation Research for actionable next steps you can take, including: 9 entry p  >>

Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2018: Redefining Your Supply Chain Through Data

The Supply Chain Innovation Summit brings together leading industry professionals for two days of insight into innovations and challenges in the supply chain process. A regulated and effective supply chain increases a business' efficiency, capacity and bottom line. Thought leaders from companies across the g ...

Supply Chain Innovation Summit 2018: Redefining Your Supply Chain Through Data

This conference gathers the world’s most dynamic and senior executives operating within supply chain and inventory management.     ...

AI Expo North America 2018

The AI Expo North America, the leading Artificial Intelligence Conference & Exhibition is taking place on November 28-29 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. It will showcase the next generation technologies and strategies from the world of Artificial Intelligence, providing an opportunity to explore and d ...

Santa Clara Convention Center, CA  
Blockchain Expo North America 2018

The world’s largest Blockchain conference & exhibition Blockchain Expo brings together 6000+ dedicated delegates across key industries for two days of world-class content from leading brands embracing and developing cutting edge blockchain technologies. Presented in a series of top-level keyno ...

Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley  

Job Opportunities
Global Logistics Analyst
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Strategic Sourcing Manager - Logistics
     Newark  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Planner
     Totowa  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Strategic Sourcing Specialist
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Strategic Sourcing Leader
     Bridgewater  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Purchasing Analyst
     Bridgewater  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Inventory Flow Manager
     Upper Saddle River  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

APLA Inventory Planning Analyst
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Purchasing Analyst
     Bloomfield Hills  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Master Scheduler
     Bedford Park  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Operations Manager - Food Manufacturing
     Austin  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Procurement Manager, Strategic Sourcing Manager
     Seattle  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Strategic Sourcing Analyst - Electrical/Mechanical Components
     Glenview  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Shipping & Receiving Supervisor - C/D Shift
     Saint Charles, Missouri  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Sourcing Lead
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

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News & Trends

Last update 2 Oct 2018
Output and new order growth gains momentum in September
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 

Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...

Immersive technology has arrived: AR and VR set to become mainstream in business operations in the next 3 years

New research reveals that immersive technology delivers better efficiency, productivity and safety for enterprises, and that augmented, rather than full virtual, reality will lead the way for business operations A new...

Supply Chain Project Management: Vendor Selection & Management
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
Measuring and Managing Performance in Supply Chain and Logistics Operations
Supply Chain Project Management: Effectively Managing Transformation Projects
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus

Local & Regional Agenda

HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

AXIT Study: Cloud Usage supports Digitalization in Logistics

Supply chain management is the biggest driver of this development Cloud computing is being used in logistics more and more. This is the result of a comparative study which was conducted by the Frankenthal-based I...

International Agenda