Amazon is a corporate behemoth that dominates e-commerce and e-fulfillment. What started out as an online bookstore is now a complex online ecosystem that involves thousands of moving parts, including employees, suppliers, and shippers. As Amazon expands and grows, the need to innovate and streamline their supply chain becomes paramount. One of the ways that Amazon innovates their supply chain management is via technology like mobile apps and social media. Their increasingly automated systems alleviate costs, and improve overall speed and productivity.
Image courtesy Maersk Flickr page. Company: Industry: Transportation, container shipping Description: Maersk Line is the global container division of the Danish A.P. Moller – Maersk Group. Founded in 1928, Maersk Line is considered one of the largest container shipping companies in the world. Maersk Line employs approximately 25,000 people, operates over 600 vessels and has ports in almost every country in the… Read more »