Articles | December 2014

Feature Stories

Case Studies

I.T. Toolkit

Single Dashboard Streamlines Shipments

After struggling with outdated software that could not keep pace with increased sales, EAM-Mosca found a solution to streamline shipments.

Reader Profile

Christopher McGovern: Watch Him Soar

Christopher McGovern, vice president, supply chain management at Aero Precision, knows the importance of communication and data collection.

Commentary

Felecia Stratton

Checking InFelecia Stratton

Service With A Demand-driven Smile

As e-commerce and ominchannel raise expectations, and consumers become more impatient, supply chain practitioners turn to technology to help them perform.

Roy Burton

Online ExclusiveGreen LandscapeRoy Burton

Five LED Lighting Myths Debunked

Five common misconceptions about LED lighting in industrial and hazardous facilities.

Gene Gander

Online ExclusiveIT MattersGene Gander

Five Key Questions to Ask a Vendor Before Buying Supply Chain Software

Five key questions to ask a software vendor to make sure they are the right fit for your operation.

Sonal Sinha

Online ExclusiveIT MattersSonal Sinha

Keeping Vendor Risk Under Control During the Holiday Season

With the holiday season in full swing, logistics managers must be able to rely on their vendors to perform.

David Riffel

IT MattersDavid Riffel

The Ins and Outs of Crossdocking Solutions

Crossdocking reduces inventory costs and improves delivery times by eliminating intermediate warehousing activity.

Paul A. Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul A. Myerson

Supply Chain Integration + Collaboration = Time Travel?

Debunking these five myths helps retailers and manufacturers see the real value of dedicated returns management.

Karl Swensen

ViewpointKarl Swensen

Four Reasons Retailers Should Pay Attention to Reverse Logistics

A good reverse logistics program saves retailers money, makes customers happy, and serves as a competitive advantage.

Thomas Heitman

Online ExclusiveViewpointThomas Heitman

Steps to Take When Choosing a Bar-Code Scanning System

Managers must carefully consider all factors of their operation before selecting a new bar-coding system.

How-To

Ten Tips

Reducing Freight Costs

As transportation prices rise, shippers are engaging in smart planning to reduce logistics costs.

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