In today’s complex marketplace, supply chain professionals need a varied set of skills and competencies to help their employers succeed — everything from a strategic orientation to a comfort with data and an awareness of social and environmental obligations.
This article examines the special issues that companies encounter when they sell customized products to consumers and describes how some companies handle those challenges.
What does 2018 have in store? Inbound Logistics asked industry watchers what tops their list of terms that will dominate conversations this year. The consensus is that the supply chain community will see these six terms continue to emerge and gain traction in the market.
Church’s chicken was in the market to lower packaging material costs so they partnered with a food packaging specialist for a more cost effective solution.
Profile of Derek Leathers, president and CEO of Werner Enterprises, Omaha, Nebraska
Profile of Howie Mann, a founder and a board member with the Urban Assembly School for Global Commerce in New York City
In the rush to satisfy ever-increasing demands for speed and efficiency, and the clarion calls to deliver your best customer experience, supply chain managers need to consider that impact on the worker experience.
As the shipping and transportation landscape adapts to changing business needs and technology capabilities, it’s essential for industry groups to come together and support a sustainable logistics ecosystem.
Readers tell us what they would buy for their supply chain if budget were not a consideration.
Trade Compliance Strategist
The symbiotic relationship between trade compliance and supply chain is the cornerstone of a shipper’s competitive advantage. You know this well, but you may be unfamiliar with how NAFTA affects your entire supply chain.
Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain Analysis
Truckload shipping costs are skyrocketing. Here are some strategies to help you contain increasing prices.
A provider with these 10 qualities will put your logistics outsourcing on the path for success.
Warehouses who use this philosophy to create disciplined, rigorous strategies were able to achieve superior results.