August 2017 : News, Strategies & Insights

Develop Partnership Agreements to Reduce Conflict and Improve Manufacturing Performance

Setting expectations for healthy relationships makes them more productive to the mission of the organization and makes working through conflicts much easier to manage.  Know More >

US Auto Industry Endures Lagging Sales in July

Detroit's "Big Three" automakers each reported slower sales last month amid projections that the domestic market will fall short of last year's record pace.   Know More >

Current and Future Trends in Fulfillment: An Outlook For 2017

In 2016, e-commerce grew by an estimated 45%, a whopping 15.8% increase from 2015. With online retail on the rise, merchants of all sizes have departed from catalog and brick and mortar sales to focus on a sales channel experts say is worth over $372 billion.   Know More>

Small Business on Amazon Sold 2 Billion+ Items Worldwide In The First Half of 2017

SEATTLE — Amazon has announced that small businesses and entrepreneurs on Amazon sold more than 2 billion items in a record-breaking first half of 2017. With more than 300 million active customers, Amazon offers small businesses the opportunity to reach shoppers in more than 180 countries around the world. Small businesses are also able to use Amazon’s fulfillment and customer service expertise through Fulfillment by Amazon.  Know More>

US to Push for Lower Trade Gap in NAFTA Talks

Since NAFTA came into force in 1994, the U.S. trade gap in goods with Mexico had soared from a $1.3 billion surplus to a $64 billion deficit, the U.S. Trade Representative said.  Know More>