Amazon Supply Chain and Logistics

Maximize efficiency for replenishable deliveries with AWS Last Mile Replenishment Scheduler

Last mile delivery is typically one of the most expensive distribution legs in many industries, such as for e-commerce businesses and postal networks. Numerous stops, even more numerous items to deliver (e.g., Amazon orders), and complex routing to minimize overall distances are common challenges in maximizing operational efficiency. However, there is another subset of challenges […]

AWS Stock Depletion Engine to prevent waste of perishable products

Inventory management for perishable products is a challenge for many industries, such as food manufacturing, grocery wholesale and retail, and pharmaceuticals. For example, excess stock levels of dairy products, meats, fruits, vegetables, medicines, and even beer, to name a few, are all subject to expiration, “best before” dates, or important milestones in product lifecycle (e.g., […]

Supply chain network optimization – cutting through complexity to maximize efficiency

Unpredictable events such as the global pandemic, Brexit, the Suez Canal, and Ukraine highlight the importance for robust, stress-tested, and agile supply chain (SC) networks. Such large scale and disruptive events level the field and affect all industry players. Consequently, businesses that are quicker and more efficient to adapt to new circumstances gain market share […]

Improving the Telecommunications customer experience with data-driven supply chains

As per McKinsey, few industries are shaping the world we live in today like the telecommunications industry. Working from home, or even working from anywhere, is made possible by broadband networks and technologies. Improving the telecommunications (telco) customer experience with data-driven supply chains represents an emerging industry opportunity. Internet-connected, or smart, devices are growing exponentially, […]

Piercing supply chain visibility fog for the next efficiency frontier

We observe that executives trying to obtain an end-to-end view of their company’s supply chain are often faced with a landscape mostly covered in fog – an incomplete, fragmented, and sometimes incongruent picture of what is occurring. Data may reside in disconnected, siloed systems, and many processes, such as external logistics or the current state […]