U.S. manufacturers hoping to use 3-D printing technology to slash labor costs and bring some production back to the U.S. from China didn't foresee this: China is developing its own 3-D printing sector.
2nd Annual Life Sciences Supply Chain Summit, Singapore- Highlights 24 - 25 September 2013 This September, 45 leading executives from the life sciences supply chain field came together in Singapore for the 2nd Annual Life Sciences Supply Chain...
Chris Saynor, CEO of eyefortransport attended a recent omni-channel retail event in London organized by Descartes, Dinos Rocos from John Lewis gave an interesting insight into how John Lewis is maximising business from the ferocious growth of...
While much is being written about expected holiday sales, the flip side of retail returns is also an interesting business, with consumers returning about $264 billion worth of merchandise, or almost 9% of total sales, according to industry estimates.
What Works And What Doesn't In 3D Printing: A Talk With Terry Wohlers Forbes Established players, such as Boeing Boeing Industries, have already begun integrating 3D printing into their regular supply chain processes.
Another Industrial Giant 3-D Prints Jet Engine Parts DailyFinance Instead of buying the 60-70 additional printers that could cost upward of $1 million each to meet its annual production goals, GE has instead opted to invest "tens of millions" in...
How long until we reach the tipping point when 3D printing for finsihed goods manufacturing becomes economically mainstream? What is this going to mean for the wider supply chain? Potentially, it may only mean small changes in material deliveries, but bigger changes in terms of inventory and emergency stock. More questions than answers so far, but personally I'm a big fan.
Vibe Trucking Lags When it Comes to Adopting Social Media Truckinginfo Freight haulers are embracing social media but still not a much as other business-to-business companies, according to a new study.
Company CEO Jeff Bezos says he hopes to soon deploy an armada of mini-drones able to drop small packages at your doorstep.
I think this technology may actually become very useful in the developing world. Using drones to say deliver small payloads of exepensive pharmaceuticals to rural communities with bad or non-existent transport infrastructure for example