The New Associate
There will be a new generation of associates entering the workforce post-COVID-19. Organizations need to be prepared for their changing expectations so they can continue to engage and retain their employees. This generation of workers understands and values technology.
Reflecting on the Importance of Mothers During COVID-19
I guess you can call me a mamma’s boy. I talk to my mom every day…for the past 38 years. These days, she asks me if I’ve gotten enough to…
Connecting and Optimizing Freight Capacity with Blue Yonder
Trucking companies have long known that there is waste in their system, a lot of waste. About $3 billion worth of it comes from empty miles traveled, according to Shelley…
COVID-19 Month-Over-Month Survey Comparison: Consumer Trends and Their Impact on Retail Supply Chains
Not surprisingly, the results show that overall consumer spending has decreased while online shopping sees steady growth; however, there are also notable takeaways for grocery delivery services based on additional questions that were added this month. Read on for the full results:
Crisis Response Part 3: Getting Back to Business
In the current environment, how will organizations balance out the financial impact on their businesses and maintain their brand, while adapting to the new norms of work and keeping in mind the health and safety of their associates? To get the business back on its feet, we can consider the following:
Are We Heading Toward a New Era of Personalization at Scale?
Even though the trend of personalization at scale is well-established in marketing circles, the concept is also becoming more pervasive in the world of supply chain management. The traditional model…
How Sustainability Will Fundamentally Change Your Supply Chain
Customers today don’t just expect instant gratification with great service. They expect companies to provide this seamless experience with a minimal carbon footprint. While this past decade has elevated climate…
Crisis Response Part 2: Visibility and Planning
With a pandemic like COVID-19, the information available and necessary responses are rapidly changing. Our new normal might differ from before, but we can adapt and learn from it to better support our customers and associates. There are 3 key factors to keep in mind during and after this public health crisis for labor demand and scheduling: