#BeforeLeBronDecides

Yes, it’s an actual trending hashtag.

And thanks to ESPN’s SportsNation, it has been a top trending topic over the last 24 – 36 hours. And fans got creative with their ideas. But fans are also growing impatient. People want to know where LeBron James will play next year. Personally, I’m not overly concerned, but I’d like him to hurry up with his decision. Four years ago… Continue reading

ARC Advisory Group conducts an annual analysis of the global warehouse management systems (WMS) market. The research process includes the analysis of large amounts of information and interviews with executives from numerous WMS software companies; and the process concludes with the publication of ARC’s WMS Global Market Research Study. This years’ study confirmed that the omni-channel retail paradigm remains the most pervasive factor contributing to growth and change within the… Continue reading

When it comes to e-commerce, Westerners are very familiar with Amazon.com. Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, is largely unknown. Amazon’s revenues of $74.4 billion dwarf Alibaba’s $8.4 billion.

But Alibaba has a different business model.  Unlike Amazon they do not take ownership of inventory, stock it in their distribution centers, and then fulfill the orders. Alibaba has an e-commerce platform and a “community” to connect buyers and sellers.  So… Continue reading

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The Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. released fresh insights a couple of weeks ago on its logistics capabilities ahead of what’s expected to be one of the largest tech IPOs in history. In an updated security filing, Alibaba included additional details, including new insights on its approach to logistics, that were missing in the initial documents filed in May.

Investors had, among other things, asked… Continue reading

This week’s logistics news is as follows: There have been backups on the highways to the lakes, mountains, and beaches. Expect this to continue through August. And finally, only working stiffs like you and I are reading about logistics this time of the year.  Just kidding, welcome to the official begin to Summer! (or Winter to our readers Down Under) Ok, on to the real news:

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