Whitepapers

Distribution Center Management

Creating a Dynamic Supply Chain
Offered By: 6 River Systems

Creating a Dynamic Supply Chain

Managing and optimizing the supply chain of today is more challenging than ever. The “Future of Fulfillment” educational series continues with “Creating a Dynamic Supply Chain: How Distribution Management Continues to Lead the Way.” Learn how, through a combination of strategic site expansion and optimization, automation, and demand planning, Distribution Management has designed a dynamic supply chain that delivers a best-in-class customer experience and defines DM as an industry leader in deploying new technologies.

Recovering Lost Space, Time & Money with Dimensioning 
Offered By: QubeVu

Recovering Lost Space, Time & Money with Dimensioning 

Warehouses, distributors, e-com fulfillment centers and shippers are looking for every edge. They’re discovering that dimensioning their inbound and outbound streams maximizes warehouse capacity (20%+), increases operational efficiency (35%), and reduces material and shipping costs (9% or more). The bottom line: If you receive, store, pick, pack, ship, or transport, dimensioning is an easy way to save money. This guide will get you started.

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Hey Pallet Geeks! Which Pallet Type is Best for You?
Offered By: Litco International, Inc.

Hey Pallet Geeks! Which Pallet Type is Best for You?

This whitepaper discusses the functionality characteristics of two wood-based pallet types, but are made from distinctive processes. The pallets are compared for use in one-way shipping include; the innovative 48" x 40" Engineered Molded Wood pallet made with high heat and pressure and the established 48" x 40" GMA-Style pallet made from wood slats and nails. Learn how pallet strength, stiffness and other functionality characteristics impact supply chain efficiencies.

What Arrives in L.A. Stays in L.A.: DC Bypass Strategies that Leverage the Largest U.S. Gateway
Offered By: Port Logistics Group

What Arrives in L.A. Stays in L.A.: DC Bypass Strategies that Leverage the Largest U.S. Gateway

Centralized distribution can be inefficient and costly for West Coast fulfillment. A well-planned DC bypass strategy can reduce transportation and inventory carrying costs, increase speed to market, delay allocations and take pressure off existing customer distribution centers. With the help of a 3PL, retailers and manufacturers can create a customized DC bypass strategy that supports growth and addresses the increasing time-sensitivity of customer deliveries.

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Dock Scheduling and the Retail Industry
Offered By: C3 Solutions

Dock Scheduling and the Retail Industry

Are you still making dock appointments with emails, paper calendars and spreadsheets? Then check out this free eBook, which explains the benefits of using a dock scheduling system to cut the time spent on scheduling, obtain better visibility via KPIs, and access reports to make operations more efficient.

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Optimizing Distribution Networks for a Competitive Advantage
Offered By: Saddle Creek Logistics Services

Optimizing Distribution Networks for a Competitive Advantage

Today, more and more companies are finding value in optimizing their distribution network. By taking a strategic approach to network configuration, they are improving service levels, better managing their inventory and reducing transportation costs. Less demanding in terms of infrastructure, systems, cost, and time than full-scale supply chain optimization, this targeted approach delivers remarkable results. Download this new report for a closer look at how distribution network configuration can imact supply chain effectiveness.

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