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SOCIAL MEDIA 2013: STATISTICS AND TRENDS

http://www.funkymarketing.it 2012 was a great year for Social Media. We believe that today it affects every area in our lives and we wanted to share it with ...
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25th Annual State of Logistics: It’s complicated - Supply Chain 24/7

25th Annual State of Logistics: It’s complicated - Supply Chain 24/7 | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
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Amazon.com vs. Alibaba: Omni-channel Competitor and Collaborator

Amazon.com vs. Alibaba:  Omni-channel Competitor and Collaborator | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
When it comes to e-commerce, Westerners are very familiar with Amazon.com. Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, is largely unknown. Amazon’s revenues of $74.4 billion dwarf Alibaba’s $8.4 billion. But Alibaba has a different business model.  Unlike Amazon they do not take ownership of inventory, stock it in their distribution centers, and [...]
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Why Trucks Will Drive Themselves Before Cars Do - Supply Chain 24/7

Why Trucks Will Drive Themselves Before Cars Do - Supply Chain 24/7 | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Don't tell the teamsters: but we’re in the middle of another technological revolution and driverless trucks are already here.
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Chinese e-Commerce Giant Gives More Details about its Logistics Capabilities in a New IPO Filing

Chinese e-Commerce Giant Gives More Details about its Logistics Capabilities in a New IPO Filing | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
The Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. released fresh insights on its logistics capabilities ahead of what's expected to be one of the largest tech IPOs in history.  In an updated security filing on Monday, Alibaba included additional details, including new insights on its approach to logistics, that were [...]
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With New Overnight Delivery, Google Confirms It Wants to Be Amazon

With New Overnight Delivery, Google Confirms It Wants to Be Amazon | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Less than a year after launching its Shopping Express service in Silicon Valley and San Francisco--delivering retail products straight to homes on the same day they're ordered online--Google is muscling even farther into Amazon's territory,...

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Supply Chain Transparency a Challenge: KPMG Outlook Report - Supply Chain 24/7

Supply Chain Transparency a Challenge: KPMG Outlook Report - Supply Chain 24/7 | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
KPMG's 2014 Global Manufacturing Outlook Report forecasts an 'Era of Disruptive Complexity' focused on profitable growth through innovation, collaboration and supply chain integration.
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Groupon grapples with soaring shipping costs as it enters Amazon's turf - GeekWire

Groupon grapples with soaring shipping costs as it enters Amazon's turf - GeekWire | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Groupon is no longer just a daily deals company. It sells anything online, from face moisturizer to dog beds. But unlike Amazon, the aspiring retailer has
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Battle Intensifies for Local and Same-Day Delivery Service by Amazon and Its Rivals

Battle Intensifies for Local and Same-Day Delivery Service by Amazon and Its Rivals | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
The battle for fast, local delivery of items ordered over the Internet is heating up. Amazon.com, Inc., Google, Inc., eBay Inc. and the ride-sharing service Uber have all recently launched services that are intended to bypass traditional couriers, and lock in fickle customers. Amazon has introduced Prime Pantry, a bulk grocery delivery [...]
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WHICH 50 : Trickle-Up Socialnomics: How B2B Firms Can Leverage Social Media

WHICH 50 : Trickle-Up Socialnomics: How B2B Firms Can Leverage Social Media | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Leaders of many business-to-business (B2B) firms are uncertain – if not downright skeptical – about how social media can help them...
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Closing the gap – DC Velocity

Closing the gap – DC Velocity | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Our 11th annual study of distribution center metrics shows that where performance gains are concerned, the lowest achievers outshone their "best-in-class" peers this year.
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Amazon quietly tests own delivery network in quest for same-day shipping

Amazon quietly tests own delivery network in quest for same-day shipping | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Amazon is testing its own delivery network for "the last mile," the final leg of a package's journey to consumers' doorsteps. The new delivery efforts will get Amazon closer to a holy grail of e-commerce: same-day shipping.
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Debunking the Myths of Same-Day Delivery (Or What Amazon Learned from a 90-Year-Old Distributor) - Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez

Debunking the Myths of Same-Day Delivery (Or What Amazon Learned from a 90-Year-Old Distributor) - Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
What do both Google and eBay do wrong that a 90-year-old industrial supply distributor does right? I’m talking about same-day delivery. And I’m also talking about Grainger, the longstanding industrial supply distributor whose doorstep delivery footprints are being followed, even now, by another of the most innovative companies in the world — Amazon. Same-day delivery …
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WunWun And Gett Partner To Offer On-Demand Product Delivery During Your Ride | TechCrunch

WunWun And Gett Partner To Offer On-Demand Product Delivery During Your Ride | TechCrunch | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Have you ever booked an Uber and wished that Uber came with a pint of ice cream, or a pizza, or a razor so you can shave your legs before your date? WunWun,..
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Report: UPS to invest $1 billion in European operations - Supply Chain 24/7

Report: UPS to invest $1 billion in European operations - Supply Chain 24/7 | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
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Pie in the Sky: Russian Company Delivers Pizza by Drone | Technology content from IndustryWeek

Pie in the Sky: Russian Company Delivers Pizza by Drone | Technology content from IndustryWeek | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Russian pizza chain, Dodo Pizza, has turned drone delivery into a 'real business model.'
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A Rare Peek Inside Amazon’s Massive Wish-Fulfilling Machine | Business | WIRED

A Rare Peek Inside Amazon’s Massive Wish-Fulfilling Machine | Business | WIRED | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Through the engineering of its fulfillment centers, Amazon has built the world's most nimble infrastructure for the transfer of things. We step inside to see how the formidable system works.
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‘Uber for logistics’ is already happening in Asia, and Uber is...

‘Uber for logistics’ is already happening in Asia, and Uber is... | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Over the past two years, investors and entrepreneurs have demonstrated a renewed interest in logistics, both in the west and in Asia. Amazon has hedged its bets on drones as the future of package delivery, investing over US$14 billion in the technology since 2010. Startups like Postmates and...
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Why Substitution is a Key to Business Success During the Resource Revolution - Article from Supply Chain Management Review

Why Substitution is a Key to Business Success During the Resource Revolution - Article from Supply Chain Management Review | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Excerpted from Resource Revolution: How to Capture the Biggest Business Opportunity in a Century.
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Digital disruption is forcing businesses to change how business is done

Digital disruption is forcing businesses to change how business is done | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Social, mobile, real-time, cloud, geo-loco, ephemeral, wearable, AR, makers, sharing economy, beacons, IoT, second screen. Walk into any coffee shop in San Francisco and you'll hear one or more of ...
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A New View of International Trade - Supply Chain 24/7

A New View of International Trade - Supply Chain 24/7 | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
A fresh take on the numbers suggests that the United States’ international trade position is stronger than widely assumed.
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Google same-day shoppers order candy, baby food and climbing gear

Google same-day shoppers order candy, baby food and climbing gear | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Google isn't alone in its effort to master a business that delivers toilet paper or toothpaste to a consumer's home within a few hours and for just a few dollars.
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The Uber Wars Will Be Even More Heated in Europe

The Uber Wars Will Be Even More Heated in Europe | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
Uber is being accused of "cowboy behavior"
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Interesting thought if Amazon Acquires Sears - could get physical locations and more.

Interesting thought if Amazon Acquires Sears - could get physical locations and more. | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
RT @josek_net: 8-/ RT @brainsins_en: RT @LogisticsMatter: Amazon Acquires Sears | http://t.co/QIUsvG984o | #logistics #ecommerce

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Port of Rotterdam Authority - ‘Netherlands best transport country of the EU’

Port of Rotterdam Authority - ‘Netherlands best transport country of the EU’ | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
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U.S. Navy's Robot Helicopter Delivers Military Supplies via Tablet

U.S. Navy's Robot Helicopter Delivers Military Supplies via Tablet | Logistics & Supply Chain | Scoop.it
The Office of Naval Research has unveiled what it believes to be the future of support for combat and military transport missions: a robot helicopter.
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