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August 2011

Leveraging Free Trade Agreements to Achieve the Next Level of Savings from Global Sourcing

Offered By: Management Dynamics
Companies are now leveraging free trade agreements to reduce landed costs — specifically duties — to achieve the next level of low-cost country sourcing. This whitepaper addresses key findings from an industry survey of companies' FTA usage, and delivers best practices for building a portfolio of trade agreement programs to reduce the cost of purchased parts in your supply network.

3PL Warehouse Guide: 7 Essentials for Supporting eCommerce Fulfillment

Offered By: 3PL Central
Is your 3PL ready for 2011’s estimated $35 billion eCommerce holiday shopping season? Predicted to grow by another 10% this year, holiday eCommerce sales will have an enormous impact on your customers’ profits — provided your 3PL can handle the complex eCommerce order, fulfillment, and return processes flawlessly. To learn what you need to know to provide your customers with the support they need, download 3PL Central’s free whitepaper, 7 Essentials for Supporting eCommerce Fulfillment today.

Effectively Manage CSA 2010 Safety & Compliance

Offered By: Kronos
The Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) initiative aims to further improve highway safety. CSA tracks the safety records of all individual drivers across multiple employers and holds carriers and drivers responsible for safety and performance. This paper discusses how workforce management can help you meet CSA requirements by improving the enforcement of HOS requirements and management of safety policies, incidents and driver certifications.

Improving Customer and Driver Satisfaction with Mobile Technology

Offered By: Panasonic Solutions Company
Labatt Food Service is a San Antonio, Texas-based distributor of food and food-related products to restaurants in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. The company is widely recognized in the food service distribution industry as an innovative, customer-focused and high-energy leader. In 2008, Labatt decided to use technology to improve driver satisfaction and delivery efficiency. After exhaustive research, the company selected the Panasonic Toughbook® U1 running on the AT&T mobile broadband network as their solution. Since adopting the solution, Labatt has seen process efficiency improvements and a reduction in fuel consumption. And, driver turnover has been cut in half.

5 Lean Guiding Principles for the Supply Chain - Principle 2: Built-In Quality

Offered By: Ryder
Ryder's Lean Guiding Principles are the foundation for operational excellence in all its customers’ warehouses. Principle 2 is Built-in Quality: building quality into every process in the production and distribution of products. With processes designed to make work flow correctly, and tools available to eliminate small problems before they grow large, employees can focus on increasing overall customer satisfaction.
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