Articles | June 2013

Feature Stories

Case Studies

Forklift unloading pallets on loading dock

I.T. Toolkit

Delivery Scheduling Relieves Loading Dock Bottlenecks

Beer distributor Crescent Crown’s new appointment scheduling system gives it control over when trucks arrive at its DC.

Dino Lanno

Reader Profile

Dino Lanno: Best in Glass

Dino Lanno, senior VP of supply chain at Safelite AutoGlass, steered the company through a supply chain redesign.

Commentary

Felecia Stratton

Checking InFelecia Stratton

Getting Green, Going Lean

Demand-driven logistics practices are a perfect focal point to integrate green strategies with Lean methodologies.

Darren Maynard

Smart MovesDarren Maynard

Logistics Staffing: Find a Way or Make One

If you can’t find the logistics professional you want, train new hires or current employees in the skills you need.

Paul A. Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul A. Myerson

Reducing Defects and Errors: Don't Make the Same Mistake Twice

Apply Lean concepts to eliminate product defects and operator errors in supply chain and logistics operations.

Chris Swearingen

ViewpointChris Swearingen

Sensor-based Logistics: Monitoring Shipment Vital Signs in Real Time

Sensor-based logistics solutions monitor factors like temperature and humidity to protect perishable shipments.

How-To

Ten Tips

Optimizing Warehouse Operations

To optimize warehouse operations, integrate solutions like warehouse management systems and warehouse control systems.

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