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Georgia Tech - The Supply Chain and Logistics Institute

New Research Explores the Changing Consumer and the New Definition of Retail

Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Accenture today published a new research report, which examines how retailers can capitalize on the moments that truly matter to consumers in the era of ubiquitous shopping. The survey of 3,000 consumers, as well as 100 retail industry decision-makers finds that the desire for a personalized, immersive and seamless shopping experience is reaching new heights and that retailers must be prepared to rethink what they do, become trusted advisors for their customers and curate truly meaningful consumer experiences.  

The research shows that retailers understand the scale of the disruption facing their business with a vast majority (94%) of retail executives believing ubiquitous shopping represents a complete transformation or significant change for the in

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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  >>


Events
 
25
Mar
2019
ProcureCon Indirect East 2019

Where Sourcing Innovators Connect And Inspire   Your Only Peer-Led Event ProcureCon Indirect is the only interactive, peer-led event for senior procurement practitioners. For almost 20 years, ProcureCon has helped companies transform their programs through innovative workshops & intimate network ...

Omni Amelia Island, FL  
 
 1 
Apr
2019
eTail Connect 2019

Transforming Retail. Together. The Invite-Only Meeting of Senior-Level eCommerce Retailers   What is eTail Connect East? eTail Connect was launched to provide retailers with high-level networking with other retailers and pre-qualified meetings with solution providers, this is a high-profile, nic ...

JW Marriott Marquis Miami  
 
14
May
2019
ProcureCon Travel 2019

Where Travel Sourcing Innovators Connect and Inspire   What is ProcureCon Travel? An interactive, peer-led event created by and for senior travel sourcing leaders. For almost 20 years, the ProcureCon conferences have helped companies like yours transform their programs through innovative workshops a ...

Hilton Lake Las Vegas, Henderson, NV  
 
 5 
Jun
2019
Future Stores Seattle 2019

Retail. Reimagined. The Conference for In-Store Innovators It's 2019, and the Retail Renaissance is here. For successful retailers, business-as-usual is long gone. But what's next in 2019, 2020, and beyond? Find out at Future Stores Seattle, the conference that prepares senior retail executives i ...

The Sheraton Seattle  
 

Job Opportunities
 
Sr. Demand / Supply Planner
     
     Milford MA  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Lead Project Manager - Global Fulfillment and Logistics Solutions
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Continuous Improvement Manager
     
     Saint Charles, Missouri  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Site Procurement Lead, Philips Healthcare, (Colorado Springs,)
     
     Colorado Springs, Colorado  -  PERM  -  Philips

Director Procurement Engineering
     
     Monroeville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips

Showroom Logistics Coordinator
     
     Manhattan  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Indirect Procurement Director
     
     Chicago  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

SHIPPING & RECEIVING COORDINATOR
     
     Saint Charles, Missouri  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

SC Contract Manufacturing Sr. Manager
     
     San Diego, California  -  PERM  -  Philips

Indirect Procurement Manager
     
     Lake Zurich  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Director of Performance Measurement and Analysis - Global Sourcing
     
     Beaverton, Oregon  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Director, Advanced Manufacturing Engineering , Philips Healthcare, (Plymouth, MN.)
     
     Plymouth, Minnesota  -  PERM  -  Philips

Global Sourcing Manager - Health and Beauty
     
     Boston  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Operational Material Management Manager
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Transition Manager (Shelby)
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.





 
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Last update 6 Mar 2019
PMI dips to 18-month low in February
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Fashion

Today’s omni-channel marketplace means competition is increasing, consumers are demanding more relevant products, inventory lifecycles are shorter and fulfillment is incredibly complex. Business conditions are constantly changing, which means you need the flexibility to adapt quickly and continu...


The Smart Logistics Network of the Future: Blockchain in the Supply Chain

The Smart Logistics Network of the Future: Blockchain in the Supply Chain The numbers speak volumes! There is clearly tremendous interest among supply chain practitioners to learn, understand and share thoughts on Blo...


Education
 
26
Mar
2019
Engineering the Warehouse
     Georgia Tech Global Learning Center
26
Mar
2019
Contracting Excellence
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
28
Mar
2019
Essential Principles of Negotiations
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
 9 
Apr
2019
Supply Chain Project Management: Fundamentals
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus
16
Apr
2019
Supply Chain Project Management: Vendor Selection & Management
     Georgia Tech Savannah Campus

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Resources
 
Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

Five steps to cost justify a warehouse management system in today's omni-channel world

In the past five years, the rapidly emerging omni-channel marketplace has impacted warehousing operations resulting in a need for systems with increased capabilities and flexibility that are adaptable, configurable, a...


International Agenda