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Finding a blue ocean in the warehouse
By Ken Ackerman
"Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant," a book by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne, attracted lots of attention when it was published in 2005. It details how successful companies avoid battling it out among rivals, and instead seek out "blue ocean" — untapped new market spaces ripe for growth.



Retail supply chains use "ship-from-store" to keep up with e-commerce
Material Handling & Logistics
E-tailing is taking the retail industry by storm, putting some retailers in a tough spot. Last year, internet sales rose 23 percent and will only continue to grow in the years to come. It's no surprise that Amazon is king of the e-tailing hierarchy with most of the market share in its court. And as Amazon continues to skyrocket, other retailers are pressured to keep up with similar prices, convenience and speed—but getting on Amazon's level proves to be a challenge.


  Tech startups that will transform warehousing
Industry Week
Beyond robotics software startups tech-enabled approaches are branching into warehousing, according to research by CB Insights. CB Insights points to examples of Flexe, which they call "AirBnB for warehouse space" and the proliferation of several augmented reality smart glasses for warehouse workers such as GetVu as startups that will change the warehousing landscape.


How DHL's new distribution hub models supply chain partnership
Supply Chain Digital
Teleplan, DHL and Sky Deutschland have opened a new 13,600 square meter distribution and reverse supply chain center at Panattoni Park Cheb in the Czech Republic. In an example of seamless supply chain integration through partnership, Teleplan will deliver screening, objective automated testing and refurbishing services directly in the Cheb facility.



  5 steps to better retail warehouse selection
Multichannel Merchant
The continued growth of omnichannel has changed the dynamic of how much warehouse space companies need and where. As a result, public warehousing, or the short-term use of a 3PL facility, is becoming an increasingly popular supply chain practice.



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