Supply Chain

06/10/2013 - 5:19pm

Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 1.1% in June over the same month last year, reflecting modest growth expectations as retailers head toward the back-to-school and holiday seasons, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.



06/03/2013 - 11:05am

ShopperTrak announced the acquisition of interior analytics provider RapidBlue Solutions Oy, based in Helsinki.

05/17/2013 - 12:05pm

Starbucks Coffee Co. has appointed Deverl Maserang as executive VP leading the company’s global supply chain organization, effective June 3.

05/16/2013 - 10:23am

Starcounter announced that its high performance in-memory NoSQL database powers the supply chain management application utilized by Gekas, a superstore in Sweden visited by 4.5 million customers each year.

05/15/2013 - 5:26pm

The Kroger Co. unveiled a clean energy production system that will convert food that can't be sold or donated into clean energy to help power its Ralphs/Food 4 Less distribution center in Compton, Calif.

05/14/2013 - 5:11pm

Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.3% in May over the same month last year, but growth could trickle to a standstill by the end of the summer, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released Tuesday by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

05/14/2013 - 11:19am

Global footwear brand Deckers Outdoor Corp. announced it is using the GT Nexus cloud-based supply chain platform to improve supply chain collaboration and visibility.

04/16/2013 - 4:33pm

Ikea said Tuesday it has plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its distribution center in Perryville, Md.

04/10/2013 - 10:33am

The National Retail Federation issued a statement in support of the International Longshoreman’s Association’s approval of a new long-term master labor contract covering port terminal operations along the East and Gulf Coast ports.

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