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1. What is an XPL?
(Logistics)
... ountries and in different time zones? Managing this vital part of the supply chain can be frustrating and time consuming. Vendors shipping dates, expediting and changing orders, giving direction to cons ...
Created on 17 November 2015
2. Monitoring Supply Chain Activity with Dashboards
(Integration)
... of how EDI standards can easily move into “gray” zones. There are many other potential sources of errors. Retailers who only have to deal with a handful of suppliers often find themselves allocating ...
Created on 28 September 2015
3. 3PLs, 4PLs, and Beyond
(Logistics)
... l supply chain and suppliers who are thousands of miles away, in different countries and in different time zones? Managing this vital part of the supply chain can be frustrating and time consuming. Vendors ...
Created on 28 January 2015
4. More on Amazon & WalMart Strategies
(News)
We recently linked to an article contrasting Amazon and WalMart's respective ecommerce strategies. In a followup analysis on the Logistics Viewpoints site, Steve Banker ties it all to the impact of omnichannel ...
Created on 23 October 2013
5. UN on Supply Chain Corruption
(Supply)
... rg. My guess is that the UN is mainly interested in corrupt enterprises that are controlling product traffic and circumventing laws and regulations that fall within the grey zone of international trade ...
Created on 21 August 2013
6. Leave Your Comfort Zone
(News)
Everyone has their own 'comfort zone'. Breaking out of it can be painful, but may also yield breakthroughs.Alan Henry on the Lifehacker site explains the science, the issues, and the benefits. Check i ...
Created on 08 July 2013
7. Supply Chain Management And Logistics Risk
(Logistics)
... pt the whole supply chain. If you are aware of the crisis, good planning will pay off; but if you are not getting good feedback from the crisis zone, there is little you can do. Another challenge is gett ...
Created on 20 March 2013
8. It's Risky Out There
(Supply)
... failure points, or euro zone finances, discussions about risk have been all over business news recently. That’s understandable, since risk was a key contributor to the recent great recession and financial ...
Created on 18 August 2012
9. It's Risky Out There
(Logistics)
... failure points, or euro zone finances, discussions about risk have been all over business news recently. That’s understandable, since risk was a key contributor to the recent great recession and financial ...
Created on 18 August 2012
10. Don't Zone Out
(News)
It's sometimes difficult to get motivated and to stay that way. James Allworth on the HBR Blog site takes a look at some principles on how to "get into the zone". He provides some very actionable tactic ...
Created on 17 April 2012
11. Required Attire for a Remote Workforce
(Retail)
... is spent working. No distractions and they can work as early / late as they want.  They can be at work in less than 30 seconds and have time to address issues and work other time zones in the evenings. ...
Created on 09 April 2012
12. Required Attire for a Remote Workforce
(Logistics)
... is spent working. No distractions and they can work as early / late as they want.  They can be at work in less than 30 seconds and have time to address issues and work other time zones in the evenings. ...
Created on 09 April 2012
13. Drop-Ship - The Ultimate
(Supply)
Imagine the bicycle delivery person in the picture pedaling through a “pedestrian zone”. His first stop is a small T-Shirt store. He brings their package inside and gets a signature on his hand-held device. ...
Created on 19 March 2012
14. Drop-Ship - The Ultimate
(Retail)
Imagine the bicycle delivery person in the picture pedaling through a “pedestrian zone”. His first stop is a small T-Shirt store. He brings their package inside and gets a signature on his hand-held device. ...
Created on 19 March 2012
15. Hosting a 'Burn the EDI Manuals' Party?
(EDI)
... be sure to consider time zone differences and language issues. • Quality. You should realize the true cost of outsourcing may be higher than the price you’re being charged if re-work is constantly required ...
Created on 23 February 2012
16. The Power of Diversity
(Management)
... to stay in their comfort zone. In the normal course of a day, these approaches meshed pretty well on our small implementation projects and support activities. However, for large projects and in addressing ...
Created on 06 June 2011
17. EDI Scheduling and File Transfer Best Practices
(Integration)
...  transaction in the queue for as much as 24 hours. The cut-off times should be agreed upon in each trading-partner relationship. Time zones – Sometimes when trading partners agree on a certain ...
Created on 06 June 2011
18. Look to Your Future
(Management)
... evening, with drinks, a nice dinner, and speeches from honored guests (most of which exceeded their allotted time limit). Normally, when captive in an audience, I tend to quickly zone out, daydream, think ...
Created on 22 November 2010
19. Coaching: The Secret Sauce of Success
(Management)
... s that may be outside their comfort zones.  Along with being spread thin comes the necessity of knowing how to spread the work around to get the job done.  It's time to learn fast so you can successfu ...
Created on 05 November 2010
20. 3PL / 4PL / 5PL / 6PL Definitions
(Logistics)
... blesome, complex logistics issues is the inbound supply chain from Asia. How do you manage the critical supply chain and suppliers who are thousands of miles away, in different countries and in different ti ...
Created on 20 May 2010