Sunday, April 25, 2010
As an Account Manager at HighJump, I am responsible for
helping our customers find cost-effective solutions
for their supply chain needs. This position gives me a somewhat
unique perspective on trends in the industry through the questions
and comments I hear everyday. I look forward to receiving...
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Our team is looking forward to attending Modex 2014 March 17-20 in
Atlanta! Modex is where the top thinkers and doers in the supply
chain gather to discuss today’s trends and tomorrow’s challenges.
Stop by and see us at booth #4310! Tell us about your supply chain
challenges and learn how our...
Thursday, February 13, 2014
I came across yet another example of the changing landscape of wine
in the U.S.: Most restaurant and bar customers are buying domestic
table wines and accounting for nearly 70 percent of total
on-premise wine volume in 2012. Imported table wine volume has
remained relatively unchanged. This HighJump...
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Rapidly changing conditions in today’s economy and marketplace can
put any company on edge. How will we keep up? How expensive will it
be to adapt to this new change? We can’t change our operations
again… This recent article from GreenBiz discusses four ways that
companies can achieve dynamic...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Warehouse vacancies have been declining for the last 14 consecutive
quarters, according to a Cushman & Wakefield study profiled in
Material Handling & Logistics. In fact, online retail has
become the fastest growing industry occupying the warehouse space,
leading to the lowest industrial vacancy...
Monday, December 16, 2013
More U.S. consumers are embracing fresh foods, according to a
recent study published by Multi-Sponsor Surveys and noted by
BevNet. Only one in six respondents said they have a “great deal”
of confidence in food safety – especially imported foods – and
identified this perception as one of the major...
Monday, November 4, 2013
From Amazon to eBay, we’ve been hearing a lot of news from online
retailers about same-day or next-day delivery promises. But
according to a study by the global management consulting firm Booz
& Company, current consumer demands may actually favor
brick-and-mortar stores in the race to deliver the...
Friday, October 18, 2013
The Future of Warehousing Survey has found that two-thirds of
warehouse professionals plan to expand their investments in
technology in the next five years. More than just a cost-savings
advantage, today’s warehouse management systems (WMS) are proving
to be true competitive differentiators. The...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Companies are increasingly turning to logistic services providers
to run their manufacturing, warehousing and transportation
operations more efficiently and at less cost than they can run it
themselves. In the past few years, we have seen many companies
outsource logistics to save on operations...
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
I just read a fascinating article in Material Handling and
Logistics News about the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones)
for business use. Although many of us think of drones as military
or surveillance devices (and indeed they often are), some companies
are using them for day-to-day business...
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Hostess announced that the Twinkie is back and will be rolled out
to Wal-Mart stores this month, followed by more retailers
throughout the U.S. Ho Hos, Suzy Qs and Sno-balls will also soon
make their way to store shelves. Health foodies may lament its
return, but I think the Twinkie is a good...