Analyst insight: In today’s increasingly automated warehouses, managers are placing a greater emphasis on warehouse execution system (WES) software — the underlying platform that ensures automation technologies and labor are synchronized and optimized in real time within the distribution center and outside systems. Today, orders are smaller, order-to-delivery cycles are shorter, and distribution centers are busier.
YRC Worldwide, parent of the fourth- and seventh-largest groups of LTL carriers, lost $104 million last year, compared with $20.2 million net profit in 2018. YRC’s total revenue for last year fell 3.4% to $4.871 billion from $5.092 billion in 2018. YRC reported consolidated operating revenue for fourth quarter 2019 of $1.16 billion and consolidated
Almost six full months to the day after it was introduced, H.R. 2440, the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act, was passed by the United States House of Representatives by a 296-109 margin. The bill, which was co-sponsored by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), would enable Congress to appropriate $34 billion over the
Taking place January 22 – 23, 2020 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, GA, ProcureCon Facilities will gather 150+ professionals in purchasing, sourcing and supply chain who are specifically handling construction, facilities, real estate and utilities responsibilities. Upon the conclusion of the two-day conference, you’ll learn how to make the best decisions regarding
After turning e-commerce and apps into a centerpiece of its operations, Nike Inc. is taking the next logical step: hiring a tech CEO. The athletic brand tapped former EBay Inc. head John Donahoe to replace Chief Executive Officer Mark Parker next year in the biggest sign yet that Nike wants to be seen as a