Articles | April 2014

Feature Stories

Case Studies

Bob Kalland, inventory and logistics manager, Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation

Reader Profile

Bob Kalland Knows the Drill

Bob Kalland digs his job as inventory and logistics manager for Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation.

Commentary

Sean Coakley

3PL LineSean Coakley

Laying the Foundation For a Long-Term 3PL Partnership

A long-term vision allows a shipper-3PL partnership to make long-lasting improvements.

Felecia Stratton

Checking InFelecia Stratton

The Power of Demand-Driven

Demand-driven supply chains strive for synchronicity between functions and among partners to ensure optimal performance.

Dr. Abdullatif “Bud” Zaouk

Online ExclusiveIT MattersDr. Abdullatif “Bud” Zaouk

Networked Track Sensors Keep Rails and Workers Safe

Track sensors monitor rails for signs of buckling or breakage, improving rail freight safety.

Paul A. Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul A. Myerson

Streamlining Inventory Through SKU Rationalization

The number of stockkeeping units has increased considerably. Doing an ABC analysis helps eliminate unneeded inventory.

How-To

Ten Tips

Tapping Social Media to Power Your Supply Chain

Many companies use social media to improve supply chain operations by connecting shippers and service providers.

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