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March 2010

Five Tips to Help Reduce Costs and Boost Productivity in a Challenging Economy

Offered By: Kronos
Learn how automating key labor-related functions -- such as time and attendance, scheduling, HR, and payroll -- can help your business protect profitability. Falling demand and unprecedented economic challenges are driving companies to reduce costs and maintain, even improve, productivity. Because labor consumes more than 40 percent of the average operating budget, it can be your largest drain, or your largest asset. Click for five tips to manage your workforce to control costs and improve productivity, even during tough economic times.

Automating the Import Supply Chain

Offered By: Management Dynamics
Global Trade Management (GTM) technologies are increasingly important to automate global operations across procurement, logistics, and trade compliance business processes. A GTM platform can effectively synchronize the procure-to-pay process and navigate the complexities of emerging preferential trade agreements to deliver on the promise of optimal low-cost country sourcing strategies. The whitepaper will explore these trends in detail and propose a framework for GTM that can support the complete automation of the import supply chain.

Collaborative OutsourcingTM: Powerful New Ideas for Freight Management

Offered By: C.H. Robinson
New approaches to outsourcing help drive down costs and build smarter, stronger supply chains for the long term. In this whitepaper, C.H. Robinson introduces some of the new thinking that is shaping today's most successful transportation outsourcing models. Learn about new options and what makes a successful outsource for all or part of a freight network.

Transportation Management Systems & Supply Chain Sustainability

Offered By: Werner Enterprises
One of the greatest concerns for transportation executives is driving efficiencies within their supply chains and reducing costs. Transportation Management Systems (TMS) are one of the most effective measures for reducing costs and eliminating inefficiencies. These platforms focus on long-term savings rather than immediate cost avoidance. This inherent characteristic adds stability, reliability and transportation process cost controls. Successful TMS solutions provide connectivity, optimization, transparency and collaboration.

Optimizing DC Networks for Global Sourcing

Offered By: Ryder Supply Chain Solutions
Flexibility in DC networks is the competitive edge your company needs to be successful in an economy where the global supply chain grows more complex every day. Outsourcing DCs provides companies the flexibility to add new products, markets, sources of goods, and capabilities while keeping their focus on their core business. To learn more about how outsourcing distribution centers offers more flexibility and less risk, download Ryder's whitepaper.

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