Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Competition. Commoditization. Tight margins.
As a logistics provider, information critical to your business is distributed across the supply chain and you are required to exchange data with a many suppliers and partners. Manual processes dominate many aspects of transportation and third party logistics (3PL), which keeps costs high and slows growth.
Download this white paper to learn how an automated approach for supply chain integration can allow you to tightly integrate your transportation management system (TMS) with the portals of shippers and carriers.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
In the current environment of proliferating product portfolios and increasing demand volatility, there is a great deal riding on getting demand planning right.
Can we actually do something to right the scales of justice?
The market for supply chain management (SCM) software, maintenance and services posted another year of solid growth, generating $8.944 billion in 2013.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Many companies claim to have a Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process but are living with disappointing results. Dig a little deeper, and most will find that then process in place doesn't measure up. Join us for this exclusive webcast to learn the steps behind to a successful S&OP implementation.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Sixty-five percent of Shared Services executives from Fortune 1000 companies do not believe their vendors are sufficiently focused on minimizing risk, according to a new survey by Consero Group.
Posted on 07/17 at 08:22 AM
Over the past five years emerging markets have maintained their “growth dynamic,” observes John Manners-Bell, CEO, of the London-based think tank, Transport Intelligence
Posted on 07/17 at 08:18 AM
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The House of Representatives voted by a 367-55 margin to approve H.R. 5021, the Highway Transportation and Funding Act of 2014, which will keep federal transportation funding intact through May 2015.
UPS said this week it is taking steps to optimize 36 U.S. Field Stocking Locations in order to serve the medical device sector as part of its global healthcare growth strategy.
Posted on 07/16 at 10:44 PM
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Every year, the students in the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics’ Master of Supply Chain Management program complete one-year thesis research projects. The students are early-career business professionals from multiple countries with 2 to 10 years of experience in the industry.