Articles | August 2014

Feature Stories

Case Studies

Workers in the KaiKini Bikinis production facility

I.T. Toolkit

Diving Into Multi-Channel Fulfillment

Kaikini Bikini manages growth with integrated inventory control and shipping.

Chet Mullen, director of materials planning and logistics at Raymond Corp.

Reader Profile

Chet Mullen: Material Guy

When customers need products fast, Chet Mullen of lift truck manufacturer Raymond Corporation rises to the occassion.


3PL Line: Third-Party Logistics PerspectivesGENCO

Calculating the Benefits of Freight Bill Auditing

Freight bill payment and auditing services save shippers money by finding billing errors and optimization opportunities.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

The New Retail: Three Legs to Stand On

Retail operations need support from e-commerce, IT, and logistics execution.

Udaya Shankar

Online ExclusiveIT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyUdaya Shankar

How the Internet of Things Impacts Supply Chains

The Internet of Things can affect supply chain operations by increasing in-transit visibility.

Christopher Springer

IT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyChristopher Springer

Are You Ready to ACE It?

Importers and exporters should update operations to ensure they are ready for the Automated Commercial Environment.

Paul A. Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul A. Myerson

Selecting the Right Technology to Support Your Lean Operations

Before choosing enterprise solutions, companies should conduct intensive requirements research.


Ten Tips

Streamlining Reverse Logistics

Manage reverse logistics to reduce costs and recover investment on damaged and expired products, and inventory returns.


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