Kelli Saunders

Kelli Saunders

Uniqlo remodels its supply chain to race in the fast fashion market

May 25, 2017
Uniqlo is speeding up its production cycle to compete in the shipping race with other fashion retailers by compressing its design-to-deliver supply chain down to just 13 days.

Ebook: Offshoring, Nearshoring, Reshoring- What's The Difference?

Jan 25, 2017
Outsourcing is business strategy of contracting work out to a third-party. Companies use outsourcing to gain access to cheaper labour, larger specialized labour pools, and/or obtain other benefits through an economy of scale. The term encompasses both the setup of a subsidiary, and the off-site activities of a company.

Santa Readies His Workshop For The Holiday and By Santa, We Mean Ecommerce Operations

Dec 19, 2016
eCommerce operations is the true Santa’s workshop and its logistics and supply chain professionals that scramble during the holiday season to make sure that your gifts and goodies arrive just in time for the holidays!

What Is Blockchain And How Is It Going To Benefit The Logistics Industry

Dec 7, 2016
The Port of Rotterdam tests blockchain logistics which can kickstart a revolution in the level of transparency within the industry.

Autonomous Cars Driving Change in Automotive Manufacturing & Supply Chains

Nov 23, 2016
The long road to commercially available autonomous cars is almost at an end. A number of things will be changing when that happens. Chief among the changes is the way automotive manufacturers invest and sell their products.

3 Steps To Eliminate Zombies From Your Supply Chain

Nov 3, 2016
Zombies are undead creatures, popular in many modern books, movies, television, and as Halloween costumes.

Does the Fate of the Supply Chain Industry Rest in the Hands of Millennials?

Sep 6, 2016
Every day, more than 12,000 Millennials become adults. This is an impressive number until you remember that the demographic is currently estimated at being comprised of over 80 million people, according to the U.S Bureau statistics.

Thieves are Going Nuts over Weak Supply Chain Security Measures

May 4, 2016
For this week’s blog post we would like to look at a case study of what happens when supply chain security is weak for a product that is in high demand.

12 Key Facts About the Driver Shortage and the Future of the Trucking Industry

Apr 13, 2016
The current shortage of truck drivers is estimated at roughly 25,000. The turnover rate, which hit 96% by the end of 2014 is due to a multitude of reasons, including demographic, regulatory, and the fact that drivers are away from home for a period of time, among other factors.

Infographic: 9 Facts Looking at the Trend of M&A in 3PLs

Dec 15, 2015
With the rapidly changing environment of the logistics and supply chain industry, it has been a busy one for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the third-party logistics sphere.