The Great Logistics Crunch
The chaos has laid bare the need to stop looking at foreign supply chains as just a way to save on costs.
Uber Freight Bulks up With $2B Transplace Buy
"This is an opportunity to create an an industry-first shipper-to-carrier platform," the head of Uber's delivery business says.
Vertical Integration: A Solution to Supply Chain Issues?
Some modified version of vertical integration is being widely considered by companies facing supply chain difficulties.
Four Questions CFOs Should Ask Their Supply Chain Leaders
CFOs must challenge supply chain and transportation leaders to help build stronger, more resilient transportation networks.
Blackstone to Buy Colony Warehouses for $5.9B
The private-equity giant has been building its "last-mile" logistics business amid a surge in e-commerce demand.
eBay Matches Amazon With Logistics Option
A new eBay service will enable merchants to store inventory in strategically located warehouses, resulting in faster delivery times.
Blackstone Buys GLP Warehouse Properties
The $18.7 billion deal is a bet on the future of e-commerce and logistics growth.
Rising Logistics Costs Fuel Sysco Earnings Miss
"We continue to see expense challenges in the warehouse and transportation areas of our supply chain," CEO Tom Bené says.
Amazon Sales Jump 25% But Profits Disappoint
CFO Brian Olsavsky defends the company's heavy spending, saying "We are continuing to invest in businesses that ... can last for decades."
How to Gauge M&A Supply Chain Uncertainties
There's a gap that many acquirers are starting to pay more attention to: the supply chain uncertainty created when companies combine.
The Internet of Things may transform supply chain management, but connected industrial sensors so far have pointed to an evolution, not a revolution.