We’ve gathered interesting articles from supply chain sources across the internet. Below are some we thought you might like.

4 Steps to Effective Change Management in 2018 – December 14th, 2017

Supply Chain Essentials

Truckers to Pull Ahead of Other Transport Options in 2018, Analysts Say – December 21st, 2017
Panama Canal expansion leads to increased shipping volume in Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern seaports.

Supply Chain Commentary: The Future of Blockchain in Ocean Shipping – September 27th, 2017
Suggested steps to overcoming the hesitations associated with a digital transformation in the supply chain.

Technology in the Supply Chain

Blockchain Points Way to ‘Massive Change’ for Commodity Supply Chain – December 14th, 2017
One-third of all manufacturing supply chains to be driven by data analytics by 2020.

Why Digital Transformation Matters in Transportation – September 28th, 2017
Pinpointing the steps from source to destination made easier through Blockchain technology in commodity supply chains.

Intermodal Outlook Positive for 2018 – September 21st, 2017
Facing the future of ocean shipping through Blockchain technology.

Warehouse & Distribution Center Site Selection: Seeking a Skilled Workforce – August 4th, 2017
3Pl’s to reap the benefits of technological innovation in daily operations.

How AI is Transforming Retail for the Better – January 3, 2017
Advances in Artificial Intelligence is changing the way of online shopping.

Survey Shows 50 Percent of Businesses not Leveraging Public Cloud – January 3, 2017
In a study examining more than 200 industry professionals, more than 50% are not leveraging a public cloud.

Logistics and Transportation

Let’s Get Digital: Supply Chains Are Going to Get Smarter in 2018 – December 27th, 2017
Airline fuel costs rise, creating increased demand in rail and trucking industry despite capacity limitations created through OTR driver shortage.

ISM Semiannual Report Presents a Positive Outlook for Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing in 2018 – December 11th, 2017
Carriers to raise rates to combat driver shortage, ELD mandate, and driver pay.

Urban Logistics: You Can’t Fight City Haul – November 7th, 2017
Freight futures market to allow carriers, 3PLs, and shippers to hedge against uncertainty in the North American spot freight marketplace.

Trucking Futures Exchange to Launch in Late 2018 – November 2nd, 2017
Environmentally-friendly diesel trucks continue to emerge amidst growing emphasis on clean transportation.

Truckload Carrier Pitch to Raise Rates in 2018 Underway; ELDs, Driver Pay, Turnover All Concerns – October 9th, 2017
Complications in over-the-road trucking leads to optimistic intermodal business.

Docked and Loaded: 5 Trends Turning the Tide of North American Shipping – September 5th, 2017
Emphasis on data-driven technologies to gain traction as complications with urban logistics continues to evolve.

Purchasing and Sourcing

How will the world of procurement change in 2017? – January 6, 2017
In the world of procurement in 2017, many opportunities are rising in and around the supply chain.

Manufacturing and Production Scheduling

Clean Diesel Truck Engines Yield Significant Emissions Reductions – July 14th, 2017
Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing sectors projected to continue YOY growth in 2018

Warehousing and Distribution

DHL customer survey providers wide-ranging look at U.S. customer business priorities – January 2017
100,000 U.S. based customers surveyed in November by DHL offers insights for various business priorities.