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By Luis Moncayo and James B. Rice, Jr. · August 31, 2017
Eliminating slow and error-prone manual inspection processes—and replacing them with real-time reporting based on mobile platforms—will improve the efficiency of industry by an order of magnitude.
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By SCMR Staff · May 8, 2017
New business models, like next day and same day delivery and omnichannel distribution, are forcing manufacturers and distributors to get closer to their customer than ever before.
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By SCMR Staff · March 8, 2017
It’s important for companies to consider how they’ll build global supply chain visibility, especially when third party service providers own the execution data around shipment status, carrier performance, and freight costs within their own systems.
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By SCMR Staff · January 12, 2017
Join us for this FREE virtual conference as we define the challenges facing operations and offer solutions designed to create dynamic, automated networks that offer seamless communication, improved collaborative third-party relationships, and the ability to respond to changes at a moment’s notice.
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By SCMR Staff · November 9, 2016
This survey of top corporate supply chain executives reveals that the next level of supply chain orchestration is yet to come for many leading companies.
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By SCMR Staff · September 20, 2016
The 2016 US Presidential election brings concerns about tariffs and protectionism. Both sides of the political aisle have shifted away from free-trade sentiment and the impact is expected to be significant.
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By LM Staff · June 13, 2016
Executive editor Patrick Burnson and a panel of ocean shipping analysts examine the range of flexibility in the methods available to shippers and forwarders and what kind of strategies should be put in place now.
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By Ben Camiel · May 11, 2016
Download the results of this study1 which surveyed 337 executives from some of the largest global manufacturing and retail organizations from 20 different countries around the world – largely from Europe and North America.
By Roberto Michel · April 1, 2016
Integrated platforms for supply chain execution apps are folding in distributed order management (DOM) solutions and processes, which often need data from systems for inventory management or store labor to arrive at optimal fulfillment options for customers and retailers.
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By Ben Camiel · February 2, 2016
In 2005, Patagonia was already a world-renowned brand of outdoor apparel. It ran a complex supply chain, but struggled with efficiency in managing the large amount of data from its suppliers and supply chain partners.
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By Ben Camiel · January 19, 2016
Today's organizations are increasing their focus on financial process automation, and many are moving to automate key Purchase-to-Pay activities like sourcing and procurement.
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By Ben Camiel · January 11, 2016
Partitions are natural in business. Each employee has a specific role, and each division specializes on a specific product or function within the enterprise.
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By Ben Camiel · December 10, 2015
Supply chain visibility today is fragmented, disjointed and siloed. 2016 will be the year of networked supply chains.
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By Ben Camiel · November 5, 2015
Having excess inventory hurts return on equity and assets by tying up working capital. Inventory shortages, on the other hand, can lead to plant shutdowns, lost sales, and a loss of customer confidence.
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By mmckeon · October 9, 2015
Getting stock levels right has always challenged retailers. But now, a revolution in customers' shopping habits has rendered all traditional inventory management tactics inadequate. Today's retailers need to look upstream in the supply chain network to solve inventory problems. Retailers must become more aware of all their operations. That means having detailed information about their entire supply chain network. By having the visibility and communication tools to make quick changes, a supply chain can parry any sudden demand shifts with ease.

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