Filed in Supply Chain
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.
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.
Extreme wet or dry conditions can affect buildings, machinery, data centers, transportation networks, supply chains, people and sales.
Friday, July 22, 2016
The largest public companies in the U.S. chose to go even further into debt in 2015 instead of driving cash out of their businesses by improving how they collect from customers, pay suppliers, and manage inventory
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Monday, July 11, 2016
During this webcast executives from FRAM and Ryder share the steps taken to improve processes in the supply chain that led to stronger omni-channel execution and fulfillment. Learn how you can create a LEAN culture in your supply chain.