Each week we look for the best blog posts and articles on supply chain orchestration, logistics innovation, and industry news to share. Here are 5 of our favorites from this past week - enjoy!
Annual study on retail fulfillment practices from @DCVelocity and @CCunnane of ARC Advisory Group reveals interesting stats on the growing complexity and costs associated with omnichannel reverse logistics.
In this @SupplyChainDive Brief, Jennifer McKevitt @mckvt looks at the opportunities to service the burgeoning overseas ecommerce market. "In just over two years, cross-border ecommerce is expected to grow to $900 billion annually, an increase of $600 billion dollars since 2015."
From @WSJ (paywall), traditional grocery stores begin levying fines and penalties to suppliers who miss their delivery windows as competition from Amazon continues to exert pressure on their bottom line.
Some interesting findings in this report produced by Accenture and Grocers Manufacturing Association. Three quarters of executives interviewed believe that their competitive advantage will rest on the strength of the partners and ecosystems they choose.
And there you have it - our five top reads for the week of December 4th.
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