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May 10, 2015 - The Rise of Big Data, Amazon's B2B Reinvention & Industry 4.0

Volume: 45
Edition: 09
To download this issue in PDF, scroll to the bottom of the Table of Contents, and click on Download This Issue in PDF.

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Prioritizing Big Data

Analytics growing in importance for distributors of all sizes
More than half (56 percent) of respondents to the latest MDM-Baird Distribution Survey plan to increase overall investment levels in analytic capabilities, which doesn’t mean just an investment in technology platforms. It requires investment ...
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Amazon’s B2B Move Reduces Threat

Amazon Business provides selling opportunities for distributors
Amazon Business has replaced AmazonSupply as the Internet retailer’s B2B website, which hopes to bring businesses a B2C shopping experience to B2B. This article includes: Why Amazon Business is less threatening to distributors What ...
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Commentary: Brighter Days Ahead for Oil & Gas?

Struggling market a pain point but not expected to collapse economy
Struggling market a pain point but not expected to collapse economy. Subscribers should log in below to read this article. Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the ...
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Industry 4.0: Technology-Driven Change

Better information, broader automation creating a new supply chain model
Technology continues to introduce new disruptions to the supply chain. Jim Barnes, ISM Services managing director, recently spoke with MDM about the potential these disruptive technologies have for fundamentally changing how the supply chain ...
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Market Analysis: Welding Gases & Equipment Consumption in North America

Consumption of welding gases & equipment in North America in 2013
The MDM Market Analysis, based on data from MDM Analytics, includes consumption of welding gases & equipment products by end user in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, plus the top end users by 6-digit ...
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MDM News Digest 4509

News briefs from April 26-May 10, 2015
News briefs from April 26-May 10, 2015.
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This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management. Table of Contents: Prioritizing Big Data Commentary: Brighter Days Ahead for Oil & Gas? Amazon’s B2B Move Reduces Threat Industry 4.0: Technology-Driven Change ...
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