Supply Chain Expert on Coronavirus Impact

In the US, Bloomberg interviewed a supply chain expert, Bindiya Vakil, founder and CEO of Resilinc, to discuss the impact of coronavirus on the sector: Mar.17 — Bindiya Vakil, Resilinc founder and chief executive officer, discusses supply chain issues during the coronavirus crisis. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang. Bloomberg YouTube Channel Covid-19 has caused … Read more Supply Chain Expert on Coronavirus Impact

Loomis Wins Tesco ATM Contract

Loomis AB (STO:LOOMB) has won the contract to service Tesco’s 3,700 ATM’s in a deal worth £20 million. The agreement covers Tesco’s remote ATM estate throughout the UK. The agreement is the single largest new contract signed by Loomis since its IPO in 2008. Listed on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Stock Exchange, Loomis has a … Read more Loomis Wins Tesco ATM Contract

Rakuten Vies With Amazon for Slice of eCommerce Market

Rakuten (JASDAQ: 4755) has staked its claim on the global eCommerce market with a new fulfillment center near Scranton, Pennsylvania, approximately 80 miles from New York City, and an expanded presence in Las Vegas that doubles the size of an existing Webgistix fulfillment center. Semi-automated logistics centres are the powerhouses driving the world’s largest eCommerce … Read more Rakuten Vies With Amazon for Slice of eCommerce Market

Fulfilment by Amazon Generates 5,000 New Full-Time Jobs in USA

Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) – the warehousing solution for retailers operated by Amazon – has announced 5,000 new full-time jobs in the United States. The current staffing in Amazon’s US fulfilment centres is over 20,000 full-time employees. The new fulfilment network positions are being created at the following FBA centres: Breinigsville, Pennsylvania. Middletown, Delaware. Chattanooga, … Read more Fulfilment by Amazon Generates 5,000 New Full-Time Jobs in USA

Australia Post Responds to Surge in Online Shopping with 24/7 Store

Australia Post has opened a 24/7 superstore in the Australian Capital Territory (Canberra) in response to figures showing that almost the entire adult population of Australia now shops online. 10 million Australians log-on to make their purchases. In anticipation of a Christmas rush of deliveries from online retail, the Aussie Post has had to expand … Read more Australia Post Responds to Surge in Online Shopping with 24/7 Store