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Supply chain management and IT: the five trends of Christmas

In the middle of the Christmas rush, here is a quick overview of five trends in supply chain management and IT, to keep you motivated for the New Year. Happy holidays from AEB.

Material benefits: how the subscription economy can resolve growing e-commerce pressures

Tristan Watkins, CEO of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK, explains how the subscription economy can resolve growing e-commerce pressures.

Managing IT Equipment Following Store Closures

When a retailer makes the decision to sell on their underperforming and empty stores to another organisation, or close them altogether, what should be done with their existing IT equipment and provisions?

The role of business apps in global trade, logistics, and supply chain management

Apps already support many business processes. The Global Trade Management Agenda 2017 explores their role in the areas of global trade, logistics, and supply chain management.

Managing the Strain of Chop Chop Delivery Services

The ever-increasing public tendency towards express, convenient services is bringing around a new trend of 1 hour delivery in the retail market, but businesses should be lining up IT and maintenance solutions suitable for such an extensive undertaking.

How On-Board Truck Scales Work: Benefits, Advantages, The Whole Nine Yards

Trucks that haul large loads need to make sure that they know the weight of each truck load. It is important that whichever system used should be efficient & accurate. Truck scales are among the best systems used to determine load weights today.

Peak Time Pain Relief for Retailer Warehouses

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, or any other peak time of year, can be a particularly stressful time for e-commerce and multichannel retailers and their warehouses. It's time for some pain relief.

Attracting a customer for life, not just for Christmas

As Christmas approaches there will be opportunities for retailers to attract, and potentially keep, new customers - however, making sure first-time customers return again in the future is the real test of your all-important ‘customer experience’.

Hanjin raises questions about supply chain visibility

The recent Hanjin disaster shows how market shifts can lead to the collapse of a business. But it is also a timely reminder for the importance of partner integration, visibility, and real-time data in global supply chains.

Putting IoT to the test

IoT is, of course a wide concept applicable to so many aspects of IT usage. It wasn’t so long ago that the phrase the Internet of Things barely registered on companies’ radar

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