Filed in Supply Chain
Monday, September 26, 2016
The new configuration streamlines the preparation and exam process to help supply chain professionals master the essential production and inventory terminology, concepts, and strategies in an even more effective and efficient manner.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Decline in cargo theft value indicates thieves may be shifting targets
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Rick Mettetel, vice president, global forwarding for C.H. Robinson, recently shared insights with our readers on current state of third party logistics.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Getting enough exercise, fresh air, healthy food and sleep are often challenges in our busy lives balanced with family and other commitments. Yet all of these ingredients are essential for top performance.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Studies on trucking freight mode selection usually focus on full truckload (TL) vs less-than-truckload (LTL). In recent years a variant of full truckload called multiple stop truckload (MSTL or multi-stop) has gained prominence as a potential cost-saving measure.
One wonders if Most Favored Nation status will survive.
Monday, August 01, 2016
Supply chains are showing an increasingly worrying trend – companies opt to take short cuts rather than make themselves better, sometimes in spectacular fashion.
Even with a slight decline from June, manufacturing growth remained intact in July to kick off the second half of 2016, according to the most recent edition of the Manufacturing Report on Business released today by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).
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Service levels are low and the sales force “complains” that customers are moving business elsewhere. Pressure is put on the Supply Chain group to provide some relief, so they work with sales to increase forecasts, adjust inventory planning parameters to hold additional safety stock and expedite open purchase orders.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016
The IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Program (IFACP) moves decision-making on the rules governing the airline-forwarder relationship away from an airline-led conference to a governance body jointly managed by forwarders and airlines.