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Top Story—When you think of sustainability, what thought first crosses your mind? Reducing your carbon footprint? Adopting the right technology to effectively accommodate changes demanded by customers? Developing new business models and processes to ensure future profitability?
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Technology and Innovation

Global Trade Mag—We’ve come a long way, but here in late 2019, far too many companies still deal with paper invoices and manual processes. Companies want P2P but can’t figure out how to get there, and they’re not sure what to do first.

CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly—Designed to grow like a plant, the flexible yet sturdy robot can move through tight spaces and lift heavy loads, expanding the role of robotics in industrial settings, researchers at MIT say.

How would you solve this: Clipboards in the Warehouse
Small and medium sized companies are expanding and growing but still managing inventory and orders on spreadsheets and clipboards. With new growth, are systems still viable? What advice would you give these companies?
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Supply Chain Trends

Material Handling & Logistics—In a CSR ranking, sustainability remained consistent over the past three years, but the majority of companies still have no measures in place to promote equality and inclusive working environments.


Inbound Logistics—North American shippers in 2019 aren't choosing intermodal for domestic transportation quite as often as they did in 2018, according to statistics from the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). Nevertheless, many shippers still look to intermodal for transportation savings. Experts share advice on how to get fast-enough service while saving money with domestic intermodal transportation.

FOX IV Technologies, Inc.
Ideal Warehouse Innovations

ThomasNet—Sustainability advocacy group Environmental Defense Fund released a new report exploring how companies are leveraging new technologies to enhance their sustainability efforts and drive business results. The report, “Business and Fourth Wave of Environmentalism,” shows that manufacturers are definitely the business leaders in such investments. 

Supply Chain Dive—As the pharmaceutical industry looks to shift from batch to continuous production, manufacturers may take a page from the food playbook.


Global Trade Mag—Good times come with this certainty: They never last. For businesses, that means formidable challenges (a weak economy, new competition, a sea change in the marketplace) are always just around the corner, and unprepared business leaders face the potential for disaster.

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Tennant Company
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Inbound Logistics—E-commerce is quickly becoming a part of our everyday lives—putting pressure on retailers. Here are tips to help shippers keep costs down and customers happy.


SupplyChain247—Replacing a Transportation Management System, TMS, can be costly and ROI elusive, in this article we outline the challenges with implementation and alternatives to consider.

Bloomberg—True driverless cars have arrived from Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet Inc., but the company’s chief executive officer says robot ride hailing may not be the first form of automotive autonomy to take off commercially.

Engineering Innovation
United Material Handling, Inc.
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Material Handling & Logistics—Since 2007, the newest-generation diesel trucks on U.S. roads have eliminated 126 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), 18 million tons of nitrogen oxides (NOx) and 1 million tons of particulate matter (PM), and saved 12.4 billion gallons of diesel and 296 million barrels of crude oil.

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NACS—The global electric vehicle charging system market will reach $66.27 billion by 2026, up sharply from an estimated $3.18 billion in 2018, according to a new Allied Market Research report.


Supply Chain Management Review—Firms should approach 2020 cautiously because there is a high amount of uncertainty in the global outlook and there are significant risks to the downside, but there are also plenty of bright spots.