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Category: Supply Chain Mgmt/Optimization

5 Ways to Start Cutting Supply Chain Costs

Also listed in: Logistics IT, WMS

The ultimate challenge for companies trying to remain competitive in a fast-paced distribution environment is being able to meet skyrocketing customer demands while reducing costs. That's a tough ask, and often a seemingly insurmountable task. These heightened expectations may have you wondering: What do my competitors know about keeping supply chain costs down that I don’t? Find out by downloading this new guide. Learn five tried-and-true ways to cut your supply chain costs, and how the right warehouse management system can help you get started on the path to greater efficiency. You might be pleasantly surprised at what you can do with the right technology and the right mindset.

Constantly Connected: How Cellular is Enabling the Digital Supply Chain

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Supply chains grow more and more complex every day. Although there are many technology options when it comes to building a digital supply chain, one stands out as the most reliable and cost-effective: cellular. Cellular tools are the foundation of an effective digital supply chain, and the key to keeping managers constantly connected to their in-transit goods — from end to end. Download the white paper from Tive to learn more.

Optimize Your Supply Chain with Ocean Shipping Best Practices

Also listed in: Ocean, Transportation

Want to optimize your supply chain? Doing so can feel easier said than done. Shippabo's eBook walks through ocean shipping best practices to help you get started. The eBook includes critical elements of a successful supply chain, eight tips for optimizing your supply chain, and answers to common shipping FAQs. Download it to optimize your supply chainís inventory turn and pre- planning capabilities.

 How Supply Chain Design Leads to Successful Merger and Acquisition Activities

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Consolidations across industries have forced companies to rethink their supply chains. Mergers and acquisitions come with a huge amount of risk, and by optimizing your current and future supply chain you will significantly reduce risk and provide a data-driven roadmap for success. By optimizing the current and future supply chain you will significantly reduce risk and provide a data-driven roadmap for success. Download this ebook to learn where you can leverage modeling across all stages and types of M&A activity including: pre-merger, post-merger, divestiture/spin-off, and brand/product line acquisition.

Examination of On-Time Delivery Service in a JIT Environment 

Also listed in: Transportation

Adopting just-in-time (JIT) inventory principles has enhanced production operational efficiency, cost effectiveness and customer responsiveness for many organizations. But the real key to success is providing a solution that applies JIT principles to the specifics of each client’s industry and accurately tracks and delivers on-time performance, regardless of industry conditions, leading to the greatest competitive advantage.

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The Supply Chain Talent Shortage: From Gap to Crisis

Also listed in: Education

The supply chain sector is facing a talent shortage that is quickly escalating from a gap to a potential crisis. In some industries the talent gap could threaten the ability of companies to compete on the global stage. What are organizations doing to address the problem? DHL Supply Chain surveyed 350+ supply chain and operations professionals around the world to find out.

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A Leaner Supply Chain

Also listed in: Transportation Mgmt/Freight Mgmt

Supply chains are inherently complex and interconnected. And the greater the number of products produced or destinations for goods, the greater the potential for complexity and the greater the necessity for systematic, enterprise-level approaches to preserve value for the company at every link in the supply chain. Download this whitepaper to discover how a more integrated supply chain can contribute value to your company.

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Supply Chain Visibility

Also listed in: Logistics IT

The emergence of supply chain software providers in the cloud that span the entire supply chain is happening now. This shift will provide the smaller hard goods manufacturers and distributors more efficient and collaborative supply chains which ultimately lower cost and increase profitability.

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The Ultimate Guide to Being a Great 3PL Customer

Also listed in: 3PL

Many shippers commoditize the services of third party logistics providers (3PLs), believing that the best result will come from micro-management and constant price pressure. In fact, the opposite is true. The more you, as the outsourcing company, invest in the relationship – as a partner, not an overseer – the more value is delivered. Here are 12 suggestions on 3PL relationship management that, while they create some work for you, pave the way for breakthrough supply chain performance.

Supply Chain Disruptions and Risk Still Looming: How to Create a More Resilient Supply Chain

Also listed in: Global Trade, Supply Chain Security

Manufacturers today must make sourcing decisions in an environment where they don't know all of the factors. Globalized sourcing operations increase the likelihood of risk or disruption at every turn. Despite these perils, many companies are not taking risk management seriously and have paid dearly as a result. Learn how you can improve your company's level of resiliency to better respond to supply chain disruptions by downloading this whitepaper.

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Digital Editions

July 2018 Cover

Full Digital Issue

July 2018

(276 pages • 56.5 MB PDF)

January 2018 Cover

Full Digital Issue

January 2018

(436 pages • 74 MB PDF)

Sponsor Spotlight Cover

Digital Edition

Sponsor Spotlight

(37 pages • 9.9 MB PDF)

2018 Logistics Planner Cover

Digital Edition

2018 Logistics Planner

(132 pages • 34.2 MB PDF)

2018 Annual Third-Party Logistics Edition Cover

Digital Edition

2018 Annual Third-Party Logistics Edition

(33 pages • 1.7 MB PDF)