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1. Adjust Your Attitude
Sometimes, metrics can get in the way of progress in your supply chain, especially if they're not well understood or used improperly. If you change your way of thinking about a problem, what looked like ...
Created on 19 February 2015
2. Constructive Disruptiveness In The Supply Chain
...  disrupters all tend to have one huge precondition that's far more important: the kinds of attitudes that lie behind provocateurs. He used a powerful story of shipping magnate Malcolm McLean, Gladwell reveal ...
Created on 10 November 2014
3. New USPS Shipping Plans
... I guess we ought to adopt a wait-and-see attitude.Although they have the equipment and manpower, there are many challenges ahead. Read the short analysis on the Spend Matters site by Jim Haller HERE. ...
Created on 17 September 2014
4. Profiling the Supply Chain Staff
... sions is a strong work ethic. Other desirable traits included a positive attitude, the ability to communicate verbally and in writing, and being a good team player." I think this is a great general ru ...
Created on 08 September 2014
5. True Happiness in the Supply Chain
... and attitudes. But that philosophical question may be beyond what we are looking for in our everyday dealings with shipping, carriers, cartons, and warehouses. Still - if we define happiness as having ...
Created on 22 January 2014
6. The Supply Chain as US Congress
... ess that prevails and controls the more global forward movement toward better outcomes. The attitude is similar to what we increasingly see in our US Congress where even if something may be of benefit to ...
Created on 18 November 2013
7. Let's Be Positive
As a manager, do you realize the benefit of promoting a positive environment for your team? It doesn't happen by itself- you have to make it happen.Tim McMahon, in his A Lean Journey blog, provides a number ...
Created on 11 June 2013
8. Be A Successful Shipper
Taking some ideas and attitudes that have been around for a while I developed this document for a 3PL logistics provider in Zimbabwe. It really applies to any company who ships or any company who hires ...
Created on 24 April 2013
9. Leave Good Memories
We all deal with customers. Those who interact with B2B partners understand they don't necessarily think like consumers all the time.In an article on the Business2Community site, Pat Kelly describes how ...
Created on 15 April 2013
10. Attitude and Behavior
In your work life, both attitude and behavior are key drivers for success. Are they always in synch?Tim McMahon addresses those concepts and discusses how leaders can affect them in his A Lean Journey ...
Created on 09 April 2013
11. EDI Workers Over Age 50 and Biases
... t and keep jobs, they rank the companies that are the best employers for workers over 50. They also address what You Can (and Can't) Do About Age Bias. They cover understand your rights, and the attitu ...
Created on 20 March 2013
12. Sir Richard's Lessons
It's always interesting to hear stories about legendary business leaders. A former employee of Sir Richard Branson at Virgin talks about his experiences on Gary Mintchell's Feed Forward site. Some of what ...
Created on 31 December 2012
13. Customer Service Guidelines
No matter what type of business you're in, you always have a customer to satisfy. Evan Johnston on the B2C site has compiled a set of guidelines for delivering good service to your customers. These are ...
Created on 03 December 2012
14. What’s in it for the Supplier?
... surprise that retailers don’t want to deal with that attitude any longer. With products ranging in the hundreds or hundreds of thousands, retailers have come to expect more value add from their suppliers. ...
Created on 29 September 2012
15. Are You Staring Into a Crystal Ball? For POS Suppliers 101
... had a shift in mindset, almost like morphing from adolescence to adulthood; believing reliability, quality and win-win attitudes are more valuable assets than the lowest price.  Granted price is still ...
Created on 23 September 2012
16. The EDI Mandate Letter
...  is your attitude. That’s entirely under your control. Hopefully, you realize that nobody’s trying to shake you down, steal your money, do unscrupulous things to you, or put you out of business. Your customer’ ...
Created on 21 June 2012
17. The EDI Mandate Letter
...  is your attitude. That’s entirely under your control. Hopefully, you realize that nobody’s trying to shake you down, steal your money, do unscrupulous things to you, or put you out of business. Your customer’ ...
Created on 21 June 2012
18. M-payments will change sales in your stores
... oor. This streamlines purchase decisions, transforms customers' attitude about the service they receive, and enables the most advanced real-time supply-chain automations. An active mobile POS market ...
Created on 04 June 2012
19. Big Lessons From Small Retailers
... mportant enough to support the late '90s Internet boom and subsequent bust, it remained a secondary factor in global retailing. Logistical practices, consumer attitudes, payment systems, and, perhaps most c ...
Created on 24 May 2012
20. Mastercard Aggressive about Cashless
...  swiping a credit card or "tapping" a telephone handset against a reader. Attitudes are tracking technology and behavior. In a poll of US consumers also released this month, MasterCard reported that even r ...
Created on 22 May 2012