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December 1, 2015

CELDi-Sponsored Research Quantifies Potential Gains from the Physical Internet

The concept, put forth by Benoit Montreuil, Professor and Coca-Cola Chair in Material Handling and Distribution at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), proposes an open global logistics system that leverages interconnected supply networks through a standardized set of collaborative protocols, modular containers and smart interfaces that enable universal […]
December 1, 2015

Order Fullfillment as a Competitive Advantage

A recent survey showed that 65 percent of buyers want next-day delivery. And another survey showed that 24 percent of online buyers said same-day delivery was important to them. All of this is putting pressure on retailers as well as industrial distributors to rev up their cycle times for fast, […]
December 1, 2015

CELDi Site Directors, Bill Ferrell of Clemson & Kimberly Ellis of Virginia Tech, presented free seminar on the Roadmap at ProMat

During ProMat 2015, the U.S. Roadmap for Material Handling & Logistics—along with the Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) and the College Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE) —is sponsoring a presentation entitled “How To Deal with Disruptors Affecting Your Career.” View article online