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Thursday, January 5, 2017 -- Published once or twice monthly.



 
Ten Signs It's Time for WMS: Part Three—Reducing WMS Implementation Time, Cost, and Risk
By Bill McBeath Thursday, January 5, 2017
Not all WMS systems are created equal when it comes to agile implementation. Here we examine: A) attributes of a WMS system that lower risk and increase speed in implementation, B) type and size of benefits you can expect, and C) tips for getting started.
[ Read: Ten Signs It's Time for WMS: Part Three—Reducing WMS Implementation Time, Cost, and Risk ]
What is 2017 Likely to Look Like?: Jobs, The Economy, and Politics
By Ann Grackin Thursday, January 5, 2017
Reflections on recent dramatic economic and political changes, and how they will impact our supply chains in the coming year—how and where we manufacture, how we trade goods, and the impact on jobs at home and abroad.
[ Read: What is 2017 Likely to Look Like?: Jobs, The Economy, and Politics ]

A Potpourri of Predictions for 2017
By Bill McBeath Thursday, January 5, 2017
Here are our predictions for 2017 on automation and autonomous vehicles, IoT, RFID, retail, trade and the world economy, energy, AI, analytics and machine learning, enterprise solutions, and agile development. Something for everyone!
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