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The Alibaba Effect: What It Means for All U.S. Businesses and How They Need to Respond

Expert Jim Tompkins Releases Video, Predicts Surging Growth of Alibaba

alibaba-effect-2RALEIGH, NC, June 26, 2014 — As Alibaba continues its reign as the fastest growing e-commerce company in the most rapidly growing market in the world, the Chinese e-marketplace is on track to be the #1 retail leader in the world by 2016.

In his new video The Alibaba Effect, Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International, shares in-depth insight into how Alibaba will affect every U.S. business, and what they can do about it. Just last year, Alibaba made astounding margins, earning 43 cents to every dollar earned.

“E-commerce in the U.S. is about to be turned on its head,” Tompkins explains. “Once Alibaba enters the game here, we can expect them to work aggressively to exceed consumer expectations. They will also dramatically change the supply chains in the U.S.” Click here to keep reading.

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The Alibaba Effect: What It Means for All U.S. Businesses and How They Need to Respond

Expert Jim Tompkins Releases Video, Predicts Surging Growth of Alibaba

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Nashville to Host 2014 Tompkins Supply Chain Leadership Forum

August 25-27 Event Offers Exclusive Networking Opportunities & Hot Topic Sessions

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New Industrial Distribution Report Features Expert Interview with Jim Tompkins

Integration Leads to Reduced Costs & Improved Customer Service, According to Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium

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New Survey Says Alignment of Supply Chain and Business Strategies Is Critical to Success

Integration Leads to Reduced Costs & Improved Customer Service, According to Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium

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SME Student Members Find Energy & Cost Savings for North Carolina Manufacturer

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) recognized several student members for conducting a cost-saving energy assessment, including Wendy Johnson, who is now an associate consultant at Tompkins International. Johnson is a member of SME’s North Carolina State University professional and student chapters.

Read the press release here.

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New Report Unveils Top 5 Transportation Issues Expected in 2014

Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium Explores Emerging Transportation Challenges

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Kelly Reed Recognized as ‘Pro to Know’ by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Executive Vice President at Tompkins International Among Honorees for Supply Chain Leadership

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Tompkins International Releases New Guide to Goods-to-Person Order Fulfillment

Distribution Operations Can Gain Higher Payback from Latest Technology

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Secret to Successful Operations Strategy Is Alignment with Business Strategy, According to Tompkins International

New Paper Explores How to Build Bridge Between Strategy and Performance

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Tompkins International’s Kelly Reed Appointed to MHI Roundtable of Industry Experts

Read announcement from MHI here. (on MHI.org)