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1. Selling Cloud Based Supply Chain Services To Non-Technical Clients
... e you can’t afford to waste. Instead, your rep can focus on clients that are in the “Engaged” category ready to move forward. So, assess your non-technical clients or prospective ones first, before tryi ...
Created on 12 November 2018
2. How Global Trade Blockchain Platforms Could Help Streamline Freight Movements from Cargo Ship to Big Rig to Your Door
... wasteful and cumbersome paper trails, documenting trip logistics, safety records, and ensuring freight quality. Tokenization and smart contracts allow for immediate payment between shippers and carriers, ...
Created on 17 September 2018
3. Using the Supply Chain to Lessen Food Waste
Food waste is projected to be a $1.5 trillion problem by 2050, but improving the supply chain can help, reports Supply Chain Dive. Making improvements to supply chain infrastructure and efficiency could ...
Created on 17 September 2018
4. Technology Helps Stop Food Waste
Online ordering tools and new supply chain innovations are helping restaurants reduce food waste, reports Waste 360.   Read the article on  Waste 360  ...
Created on 02 April 2018
5. The Impact of Reverse Logistics
... impact such as waste. With the increase in online shopping, return rates have increased exponentially. As painful as it is for retailers, returns have been absorbed as a cost of doing business and until ...
Created on 08 January 2018
6. Tech Keeps Food From Spoiling
Technology is being used to prevent food waste in transit, reports the Huffington Post. Sensors that monitor the fruits freshness while in transit has been developed by the Federal Laboratories for Materials ...
Created on 01 January 2018
7. How The Global Logistics Software Market Is Growing Significantly – And What This Means
... You can’t see them, so how do you know? Such waste was incredibly expensive. It forced logistics companies to pay more for fuel and wages. But now, companies can use tracking tools to confirm that their ...
Created on 31 October 2017
8. The Inventory Balancing Act
Inventory management is a tough one. The traditional thought is that if you don't get it right, too much inventory is a waste of money, too little and you risk missing sales.The omnichannel consumer ha ...
Created on 14 August 2016
9. The Importance of Future State in VSM
Value stream mapping is a critical tool for process improvement. However, many leave out an important component: future state.On the Supply Chain Digest site, Drew Locher explains why this gap is crucial. ...
Created on 11 April 2016
10. Inventory's Function in the Supply Chain
It's an interesting question: is inventory an asset, or waste? Lora Cecere has looked long and hard at the role of inventory in supply chain strategy and has come to several important conclusions.In he ...
Created on 08 September 2015
11. Supply chain visibility is key to success
... not shipping unneeded products and not incurring the other costs involved with that wasteful endeavor. But the biggest benefits of maintaining a transparent supply chain are the “clout and experience ...
Created on 03 September 2015
12. Why EDI is Important to the Retailer
... . Forecasting was a “Ouija Board approach. It is polite to call this unproductive inventory, but it is really wasted BIG DOLLARS. The “instant knowledge” that only EDI can provide will let the retailer atta ...
Created on 30 April 2015
13. Report To Reveal Strategic Insights For Marketing Supply Chain Management
... ordering, waste and higher costs.” The report will highlight: Key marketing supply chain and technology players serving the market The current state of the marketing supply chain The needs of ...
Created on 30 March 2015
14. Is Social Media Doing Anything For You?
... . Many consider a chatting waste of time, meeting them or giving them a call will finish what you have to convey. Many like email in order to convey some information without bothering someone at a ti ...
Created on 19 February 2015
15. Using Lean in Procurement
Lean is the continuous improvement tool that is becoming more prevalent in procurement situations. Since only so much can be saved on direct materials, streamlining processes and eliminating waste become ...
Created on 10 February 2015
16. Rebalancing Your Sourcing Strategy
... ce Park in Louisville, Kentucky reduced waste and cost and increase productivity to achieve a 68 percent reduction in time to produce. By getting away from core versus noncore logic and instead begin bundl ...
Created on 29 September 2014
17. Sustainability and Lean
Ariella Brown, on the EBN site, summarizes a recent interview with a Lean specialist on the topic of sustainability. Although you may not connect sustainability and quality efforts in your mind initially, ...
Created on 10 September 2014
18. New Laws Designed To Encourage E-Invoicing, Reduce Use Of Paper
Despite how much easier it is to manage invoicing and receivables electronically, countless companies worldwide continue to rely on manual processing. That means money wasted on paper, envelopes, stamps ...
Created on 02 July 2014
19. Supply Chain Intelligence: Using Your Visibility To Reduce Supply Chain Costs (Part 2)
...  safety stock to offset bad processes  is completely wasteful. Dynamic supply chains must react with the constant push and pull of supply and demand. You’ve got a flow of supply that is either in productio ...
Created on 25 June 2014
20. Lean Contribues to Manufacturing Success
Mike Engel, COO of FLEXcon, talks about how the application of Lean principles has affected his organization in a very positive way.As he walks through the process, it's easy to see how Lean contributes ...
Created on 30 January 2014