CONTENTS MAY 2022 | VOL. 42 | NO. 5
GOOD QUESTION What’s the biggest supply chain silo?
34 SPONSORED SOLVED Harness the power of plastic...34
Manufacturers source springs for a multitude of products
3PL partnership delivers key ingredients for efficiency...35 Future-proofing tomorrow’s warehouses...36 New multimodal hub in Georgia provides supply chain solutions...37 38 IT MATTERS Designing a soft goods supply chain 40 SC FINANCE Managing working capital amid product shortages 42 VIEWPOINT Driver shortage: don’t fall for it INFO 102 SUPPLY CHAIN INSIGHTS 108 CALENDAR 110 RESOURCE CENTER
26 SPONSORED Transloading: the answer to consistency in the global supply chain 28 SPONSORED KNOWLEDGE BASE What the labor shortage means for your supply chain...28 Find the right automation and robotics fit...29 5 tips for finding the right retail consolidation solution...30 32 SPONSORED THOUGHT LEADERS Omnichannel commerce and drop shipping fulfillment in the retail industry
INFOCUS 1 INFO SNACKS 16 VERTICAL FOCUS: ELECTRONICS 20 NOTED
22 TAKEAWAYS 104 SPOTLIGHT:
WEARABLES 106 IN BRIEF 112 LAST MILE The wire and spring industry in full swing
INPRACTICE 18 READER PROFILE Rony Kordahi, chief operating officer with Parts Town, a distributor of restaurant equipment parts, makes sure the company at its core recognizes at the end of every transaction is the livelihood of a family, employee, and business.
INSIGHT 6 CHECKING IN
Reshoring? Not so fast 10 GOOD QUESTION What’s the biggest supply chain silo? 12 DIALOG 14 10 TIPS Optimizing the last mile
The Apex Exosuit takes 75 pounds of strain off workers’ backs when they lift an object.
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