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Supply Chain Management

Maureen Sullivan

Managing Working Capital Amid Product Shortages

Distributors can’t seem to catch a break. First they faced a liquidity squeeze when COVID-19 raged onto the scene, triggering a dislocation in the supply and demand for products. Now, as they enter the third year of the pandemic, distributors are grappling with wide-ranging shortages of goods and commodities across the supply chain that show no sign of abating.

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Russ Felker

Digitally Transforming Your Supply Chain? Here’s How to Make It Meaningful

Q. Digital transformation has made a huge impact in logistics. What is your approach? A. When working with a digital solution, ensuring the reliability of that solution is critical. Tracking a shipment through digital partners is helpful only until a problem occurs. Backups and fail-safes keep business moving. Companies cannot become completely dependent on an […]

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How can retailers compete with the logistics dominance of the e-commerce behemoths?

How can retailers compete with the logistics dominance of the e-commerce behemoths?

Don’t view this as a competition with e-commerce behemoths, but as another sales channel in your omnichannel strategy. Treat it as such and develop your strategy to provide differentiation on customer service and trust to be able to drive direct sales, while still leveraging other channels to build brand awareness. —Scott Hebert CEO SYSPRO USA […]

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