The value chains of tomorrow will look very different from the value chains of today. Major shifts in demographics, systems, global wealth, the availability of natural resources, technological advancements and climate changes all contribute to the need for value chains to be more flexible, intuitive and efficient as demand and supply channels adapt.
Posted on 10/02 at 08:59 AM
Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) achieved 85% lighting energy savings in its new Lancaster, PA distribution center. The company looked at multiple high bay lighting solutions to meet their corporate sustainability goals and chose the Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System.
Posted on 09/28 at 11:00 AM
Digital Lumens •
With the holiday season approaching, consumer goods companies need to reach across the globe to find new customers in new markets. They also must rely on a complex network of outsourced business partners to deliver a dizzying array of local product variations to their customers on time - without bloating inventory levels, reducing margins, and straining working capital needed for new product development.
Posted on 09/23 at 07:44 AM
Many manufacturers are increasing revenues through eCommerce. Whether it is selling directly to the end users, or transacting with partners, eCommerce is now a channel that manufacturers cannot afford to ignore.
See a manufacturer's journey through deploying a fully integrated eCommerce solution including the reasoning behind their decision and the benefits they realized.
Posted on 09/18 at 12:01 PM
Columbus Global •
A growing number of shippers are turning to alternative fuel options for their transportation networks to reduce their carbon footprints and run environmentally-sustainable operations.
Biodiesel is not only a viable alternative for fleet owners and third-party logistics companies, but also a growing trend that addresses the needs of shippers looking to achieve sustainable innovation in a more environmentally conscious world.
Posted on 09/18 at 11:49 AM
G&D Integrated •
In today's brave new world, ever-finicky consumers and B2B customers expect manufacturers to consistently refresh their product lines, lower costs, and innovate faster than ever before.
Posted on 08/31 at 04:28 PM
Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities. With finite resources, increasingly demanding customers and fierce competition, they must balance operational efficiency, perfect order delivery and supply chain flexibility.
Posted on 08/17 at 09:44 AM
When an industry is facing serious change, companies must adapt in order to survive. Publishing is one of many industries in which shifts in available technology platforms and consumer behavior are forcing companies to rewrite their game plans.
How will they do it?
There is no simple answer, but a solution cannot be found without addressing the supply chain.
Posted on 08/12 at 01:45 PM
The supply chain industry is undoubtedly growing. But Baby-Boomer retirement, higher supply chain volumes and greater operational complexities create the greatest talent gap at the mid- and upper-management levels.
If you're trying to fill the talent gap through entry-level recruitment alone, you aren't leveraging the full competitive advantage of your supply chain.
Read this white paper to uncover 10 talent myths that are impeding growth, and eight best practices from benchmark companies to not only find and recruit but also develop and retain talent that can meet a company's long-term supply chain needs.
Posted on 08/03 at 12:47 PM
Supply chain execution convergence (SCEC) is more than a buzz word. It's a necessity for today's global supply chains.
If organizations aren't operating on interconnected systems, or using a common end-to-end process to connect to all their partners, achieving supply chain excellence is nearly impossible.
Posted on 07/23 at 08:07 AM
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