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Are you seeing this shift in Procurement?

There’s been a shift in procurement to provide more value other than simply focusing on price. While the shift in vision is commendable, are you seeing this shift in your own day-to-day job? What other ways are you trying to deliver value throug better procurement practices?

Delhaize America Freshens Up With New Supply Chain Solution
Case Studies | North America

Delhaize America Freshens Up With New Supply Chain Solution

Delhaize America, the U.S.-based branch of the European supermarket conglomerate Ahold Delhaize, has long aimed to offer its customers the product range they want and the quality they deserve. The company, which owns supermarket chains like Food Lion and Hannaford, has recently undertaken concrete steps to improve the freshness level of its fruits and vegetables….

Automotive Heavy Hitters Join Forces to Form DRIVE Sustainability
Features | UK & Europe

Automotive Heavy Hitters Join Forces to Form DRIVE Sustainability

In recent years, the automotive industry has made great strides in improving sustainability and supply chain transparency. The 2017 launch of DRIVE Sustainability, a partnership that includes 10 major automakers, promises additional progress toward a more sustainable industry. Learn which automakers have joined DRIVE Sustainability and how this important partnership could impact automotive supply chains…

Things to Learn from the Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy
Case Studies | North America

Things to Learn from the Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy

On August 31, 2016, Hanjin Shipping filed for bankruptcy protection. Ports refused to accept containers from the company or started charging exorbitant rates, out of fear they wouldn’t be compensated. The collapse of Hanjin Shipping is the largest container shipping bankruptcy in history, and its effect on international supply chains is poignant. Check out what…

Heavy Freight Growth Expected Over the Next Decade
Features | News | North America

Heavy Freight Growth Expected Over the Next Decade

The trucking industry is crucial to the success of the American economy. Shipping by truck is typically less expensive than air freight. In addition, trucks can reach more locations than container ships, rail cars, and other types of transportation. That’s why it’s not surprising that the freight truck industry is expected to grow dramatically over…

Chicago O’Hare International Airport Expands Its Cargo Capacity
Case Studies | North America

Chicago O’Hare International Airport Expands Its Cargo Capacity

Chicago O’Hare International Airport is expanding its cargo capacity with a new state-of-the-art cargo center. This will strengthen the airport’s ability to handle large volumes of freight and will also provide economic growth for the city of Chicago. Take a look at why the project is happening and learn how Chicago and the surrounding region…

How American Eagle Outfitters Keeps Operations Running Smoothly
Case Studies | North America

How American Eagle Outfitters Keeps Operations Running Smoothly

American Eagle Outfitters consistently innovates and looks for ways to incorporate technology into its business operations. This is true throughout the company’s manufacturing, distribution, and marketing departments. American Eagle Outfitters’ shares dropped at the beginning of 2017, but the company’s technology investments will help keep its operations running smoothly and aid in the company’s recovery.