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Category: Supply Chain Mgmt/Optimization

2020 Hurricane Prepardeness Guide: It is Hurricane Season, is Your Supply Chain Ready?

Also listed in: 3PL

Experts warn that 2020 will be the worst hurricane season in years. Every company has contingency plans for when things don’t go as expected. Whether it’s a backup supplier or a different carrier for when capacity gets tight. When the weather picks up, will your supply chain be ready to weather the storm? Be Prepared.

The Digital Transformation of the US Petrochemical Supply Chain

Also listed in: Chemical Logistics

Get the latest scoop on the digital trends for petrochemical supply chains this 2020 and beyond, just download our full whitepaper for free here now.

Data, Data, Data: How do I harness it? 

Also listed in: Logistics IT, Transportation Mgmt/Freight Mgmt

While every shipper understands the importance of data, supply chains can struggle to read and action the insights, even if the information lives in-house. Data management may seem simple, but there are pitfalls to avoid. If a shipper harnesses their data properly, the business can leverage metrics to optimize for reliable capacity and lower operational costs. Data, Data, Data: How do I harness it? will explore the magic of data analysis.

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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Digital Editions

3PLs to the Rescue Cover

Full Digital Issue

3PLs to the Rescue

(244 pages • 41.8 MB PDF)

Reshaping the Supply Chain Cover

Full Digital Issue

Reshaping the Supply Chain

(420 pages • 103.9 MB PDF)

2020 Logistics Planner Cover

Digital Edition

2020 Logistics Planner

(128 pages • 16.6 MB PDF)

Reader’s Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards Cover

Digital Edition

Reader’s Choice: Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards

(9 pages • 0.58 MB PDF)

3PL Perspectives 2020 Cover

Digital Edition

3PL Perspectives 2020

(10 pages • 1.3 MB PDF)