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1. How Global Trade Blockchain Platforms Could Help Streamline Freight Movements from Cargo Ship to Big Rig to Your Door
... efficiency is increased by blockchain tech, domestic shipping must keep up, or cargo could bottleneck at ports, slowing down deliveries and driving up prices. As global trade continues its transformation ...
Created on 17 September 2018
2. Outsourcing EDI Is The Way To Go, Says Expert
... assurance your company will comply with all EDI standards, both domestic and international • The ability to merge newer technologies (like web services) with traditional EDI • The ability to seamlessly ...
Created on 05 October 2015
3. Oursourcing vs. Reshoring
Research company A.T. Kearney has released a study comparing trends in both outsourcing and re-shoring of manufacturing. Rob Spiegel, on the Design News site, reviews the results and offers his views in ...
Created on 21 January 2015
4. Slave Labor Plays Prominent Role In Worldwide Supply Chain
... them not to pursue profit over human rights. The Australia-based organization estimates that 30 million people worldwide are trapped in slavery, primarily in domestic and manual labor pursuits. The ...
Created on 01 October 2014
5. Rebalancing Your Sourcing Strategy
... t onshoring initiatives have been in manufacturing because of increased domestic demand for goods such as machinery and automobiles that are typically assembled close to final demand. Then we have a decli ...
Created on 29 September 2014
6. 4 Requirements for Trading Partner Cooperation
... p. 1. Be clear and consistent in communicating with your partners. This isn't so different from domestic life. When there is no communication, the other partner doesn't know what's going on and can assum ...
Created on 17 July 2013
7. Supply Chain Management And Logistics Risk
... ve led the way domestically for years. I visited the "Storm Center" at a large utility, in the Northeastern US. They watched not only how much snow was falling, but forest fires where they had utility po ...
Created on 20 March 2013
8. The Kate Middleton Effect?
Moving production overseas may make financial sense, but extending the supply chain may be counterproductive. In a short article on the DVIRC site, we see how the delivery of a 'hot item' (like copies ...
Created on 24 December 2012
9. Want good drop ship advice? Check a consultant’s site
...  those confirmations are sent upstream to customer service files on-line or in batches.” He also suggests products that are drop shipped be domestically sourced, and that retailers carefully vet the vendors ...
Created on 18 April 2012
10. The Overdue Demise of EDI
... something special. When I first heard rumblings of XML replacing EDI I must say that I was skeptical. Working then with a third party service provider that focused on the domestic gift industry, I simply ...
Created on 27 October 2011
11. Automation of Domestic Transportation
When buying organizations negotiate business terms and conditions with their suppliers, one of the areas discussed is the coordination, ownership and payment of freight. There are varying types of freight ...
Created on 27 June 2011
12. Is POS data that valuable or is there something better?
...  to them with 2 – 4 week lead times (domestic suppliers). Thus the most important  forecast is 4 weeks out For those suppliers that have longer lead times with their suppliers, or a production line; havin ...
Created on 25 April 2011
13. Go International
... the entire customer population and have internal configurations to distinguish between domestic and international. In others, entirely different systems are involved. - What transactions are under consideration? ...
Created on 14 October 2010
14. Marlow Busts the Myths About Landed Costs
... with determining “landed cost”. There are different costs based on where and how products are purchased – Domestic Goods – Cost of goods charged by the Suppliers Cost of delivery and handling ...
Created on 12 April 2010
15. From the Top - Owens Direct
...  from offering outsourced EDI solutions mainly for small and mid-size domestic retail suppliers to offering complete outsourced business commerce solution for international suppliers across all industries ...
Created on 19 April 2005