China’s two dominant online retailers have been making aggressive plans for supporting the world’s largest one-day online shopping holiday in order volumes and revenue. This year’s upcoming Singles Day holiday is no exception.
Transportation and Logistics
Supply Chain Matters speculates as to the real reason that Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway would acquire nearly a 40 percent ownership in Pilot Travel Centers. It is all about a new form of highway services center anchored in new technologies.
Within the past few weeks and months, there have been rather large sums of logistics investments flowing into the Asia online retailing sector, with a special emphasis on improving logistics efficiency and unique customer fulfillment needs.
Supply Chain Matters provides our third reader update relative to Hurricane Harvey that struck the U.S. Texas Gulf Region two weeks ago. Recovery operations are clearly underway with initial assessments being shared.
Supply Chain Matters updates readers on the pending approach of Hurricane Irma to the Florida and potentially other U.S. regions.
Supply Chain Matters features its second update regarding the industry and supply chain management impacts relative to Hurricane Harvey that struck the Texas Gulf Coast.