You may not think of the military as a wellspring of logistics innovation. But the Defense Department has a long history of developing (and implementing) cutting-edge tools. Here are just a few examples.
All the talk about potholes and creaky bridges is getting us nowhere, says Rosabeth Moss Kanter. To kickstart the infrastructure debate, we should be talking about mobility and the economic opportunity it makes possible.
Despite the sub-zero temps, no one's complaining about working conditions in the freezer of North America's largest refrigerated warehouse. That's because it's "staffed" by a sophisticated mega-AS/RS that performs virtually all of the work.