February 24, 2015

For all the advancements in retail in recent years, the tools and processes supporting the global supply chain remain outdated.

February 24, 2015

For all the advancements in retail in recent years, the tools and processes supporting the global supply chain remain outdated.

February 23, 2015

A labor dispute that had reduced the 29 West Coast ports which handle close to half the consumer cargo in the U.S. down to 50%-60% capacity appears to be over.

February 20, 2015

The National Retail Federation called for President Obama to become involved in the ongoing contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) if a deal is not reached.

February 19, 2015

The 29 West Coast ports, which handle 44% of container cargo in the U.S., are currently running at approximately 50-60% capacity, according to a report released Thursday by CBRE Group, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm.

February 17, 2015

First the bad news: The chronic congestion tying the West Coast ports in knots is on track to cost U.S. retailers some $7 billion this year, and losses could total nearly $37 billion by the end of 2016.

February 17, 2015

The National Retail Federation is welcoming the direct involvement of Labor Secretary Tom Perez in the ongoing dispute between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA).

February 17, 2015

Urban Outfitters Inc. plans to relocate its Trenton, South Carolina e-commerce fulfillment center to Gap, Pennsylvania.

February 12, 2015

As the Pacific Maritime Association prepares to shut down U.S. West Coast ports from Feb. 13-16, the National Retail Federation (NRF) is issuing a public statement asking for direct White House intervention.

February 11, 2015

Shipping operations will be suspended at U.S. West Coast ports over the coming long weekend, the Pacific Maritime Association announced Wednesday.

February 9, 2015

West Coast port congestion issues could cost retailers as much as $7 billion this year, according to an analysis by Kurt Salmon.

February 9, 2015

Port management temporarily halted vessel loading and unloading operations at West Coast ports the weekend of Feb. 7-8.

January 27, 2015

Genesco Inc. has selected DiCentral to help streamline the company’s supply chain management processes and provide better exchanges of data with suppliers.

January 26, 2015

Rapid omnichannel growth from retailers with an adapting supply chain environment are among the driving forces of change in 2015.

January 26, 2015

Rapid omnichannel growth from retailers with an adapting supply chain environment are among the driving forces of change in 2015.

January 23, 2015

Macy’s Inc. plans to relocate its West Sacramento, California-based direct-to-consumer fulfillment center to a larger facility in a nearby location in Sacramento County to support continued sales growth driven by its omnichannel strategy.

January 23, 2015

ReposiTrak,a leading provider of Compliance Management and Track & Trace solutions for food safety exclusively endorsed by FMI and ROFDA, said that W. Lee Flowers and Company, which operates or supplies 90 IGA / KJ’s Market and independent supermarkets in the Carolinas and Georgia, has chosen ReposiTrak to manage their food safety-related risk.



January 22, 2015

To stay competitive in today’s marketplace, consumer goods companies are reaching across the globe to seek new customers in new markets. In order to cater to these new customer segments, brand owners are now providing a dizzying array of local product variations through a complex network of outsourced manufacturing partners.

January 20, 2015

Roundy’s Inc. has selected Market6’s retailer/supplier collaboration software platform, Market6 Foundation, to deliver a new vendor collaboration portal for Roundy’s enterprise-wide merchandising team and consumer goods supplier community.

January 15, 2015

Bob’s Discount Furniture has leased a 751,966-sq.-ft. warehouse and distribution building in Shorewood, Illinois, as it prepares to expand its growing retail furniture business into the Chicago area.

January 12, 2015

400-store French apparel retailer Kiabi has selected Predictix to implement a unified suite of merchandising and supply chain optimization solutions.

January 9, 2015

JDA Software Group Inc. is enhancing its JDA Warehouse Management solution as part of its Intelligent Fulfillment strategy.

January 8, 2015

Despite the fact that the supply chain community continues to discuss the nearshoring trend, outsourcing still reigns supreme – and that’s a problem for organizations that don’t have complete visibility into their supply chain.

January 7, 2015

Teen lifestyle brand Billabong is positioning its supply chain on the GT Nexus platform to support transformation of its wholesale and retail businesses.