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Category: Supply Chain Mgmt/Optimization

Examination of On-Time Delivery Service in a JIT Environment 

Also listed in: Transportation

Adopting just-in-time (JIT) inventory principles has enhanced production operational efficiency, cost effectiveness and customer responsiveness for many organizations. But the real key to success is providing a solution that applies JIT principles to the specifics of each client’s industry and accurately tracks and delivers on-time performance, regardless of industry conditions, leading to the greatest competitive advantage.

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The Supply Chain Talent Shortage: From Gap to Crisis

Also listed in: Education

The supply chain sector is facing a talent shortage that is quickly escalating from a gap to a potential crisis. In some industries the talent gap could threaten the ability of companies to compete on the global stage. What are organizations doing to address the problem? DHL Supply Chain surveyed 350+ supply chain and operations professionals around the world to find out.

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A Leaner Supply Chain

Also listed in: Transportation Mgmt/Freight Mgmt

Supply chains are inherently complex and interconnected. And the greater the number of products produced or destinations for goods, the greater the potential for complexity and the greater the necessity for systematic, enterprise-level approaches to preserve value for the company at every link in the supply chain. Download this whitepaper to discover how a more integrated supply chain can contribute value to your company.

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Supply Chain Visibility

Also listed in: Logistics IT

The emergence of supply chain software providers in the cloud that span the entire supply chain is happening now. This shift will provide the smaller hard goods manufacturers and distributors more efficient and collaborative supply chains which ultimately lower cost and increase profitability.

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The Ultimate Guide to Being a Great 3PL Customer

Also listed in: 3PL

Many shippers commoditize the services of third party logistics providers (3PLs), believing that the best result will come from micro-management and constant price pressure. In fact, the opposite is true. The more you, as the outsourcing company, invest in the relationship – as a partner, not an overseer – the more value is delivered. Here are 12 suggestions on 3PL relationship management that, while they create some work for you, pave the way for breakthrough supply chain performance.

Supply Chain Disruptions and Risk Still Looming: How to Create a More Resilient Supply Chain

Also listed in: Global Trade, Supply Chain Security

Manufacturers today must make sourcing decisions in an environment where they don't know all of the factors. Globalized sourcing operations increase the likelihood of risk or disruption at every turn. Despite these perils, many companies are not taking risk management seriously and have paid dearly as a result. Learn how you can improve your company's level of resiliency to better respond to supply chain disruptions by downloading this whitepaper.

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8 Principles of Supply Chain Risk Management

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It is impossible to completely eliminate risk from your supply chain, but you can minimize exposure to risk with careful planning, tools, and processes to anticipate and manage risk more effectively. This free whitepaper is an accumulation of experiences documented to help guide companies as they mature their supply chain risk management program and make changes to proactively respond to and minimize the impact of risk events. Download this whitepaper to gain new insights into supply chain risk management.

A Quick Guide to High-Performing Partner Portals

Also listed in: Supply Chain Visibility

Are your supply chain partners passionate about your partner portal? It's essential that they are if you want to generate loyalty and increase sales. Your portal is the go-to source for most of your channel partner contact and information, so it needs to provide first-class support, tailoring partner experience to need, avoiding confusion and eliminating frustration. Download this quick guide, which provides best practices for building a successful partner portal.

The Internet of Things and the Modern Supply Chain

Also listed in: Logistics IT

You have probably heard the term Internet of Things (IoT) quite a bit in the past year. It is frequently mentioned in the same breath as supply chain, with the common observation that it will significantly impact supply chain operations. This whitepaper clarifies what is meant by the IoT, and identifies some ways in which it is expected to, or already is, transforming supply chain operations. It also offers some suggestions on how to best leverage IoT opportunities in your business.

How Lean is Lean?

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Lean quality improvement programs have driven billions of dollars' worth of value across corporate supply chains. But, if you’re not careful, these programs can become weighed down with bureaucracy, adding time and cost to your quality improvement efforts. This eBook reviews practical ways to make sure Lean program management doesn’t get in the way of getting the work done.

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January 2018 Cover

Full Digital Issue

January 2018

(436 pages • 74 MB PDF)

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Digital Edition

Sponsor Spotlight

(37 pages • 9.9 MB PDF)

2018 Logistics Planner Cover

Digital Edition

2018 Logistics Planner

(132 pages • 34.2 MB PDF)

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Digital Edition

Top 100 3PL Providers

(13 pages • 1.9 MB PDF)