Technology

How Supply Chains Are Exceeding the E-Commerce Challenge

Automotive, Consumer Goods, Food & Beverage, Retail, Supply Chain, Technology
October 27, 2016

Exponential growth in online sales is forcing retailers and their suppliers to employ strategies that will eventually help them take full advantage of the trend. E-commerce has been the fastest growing trade sector and has outpaced every other tra...

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Putting Your Supply Chain in Reverse to Go Forward

Automotive, Network Design, Retail, Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Technology
August 18, 2016

Being smart about your supply chain means optimizing every link – from forward to reverse logistics. While most companies are actively working to optimize their forward supply chain, for too many, the returns management process remains a black hole...

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Deliver Better Patient Care through Transportation Management

Healthcare, Supply Chain, Technology, Transportation Management
June 9, 2016

The healthcare industry continues to see growing pressure from increasing patient numbers, as well as the drive to improve costs, quality of care, and availability of affordable care. One place to combat this, while meeting the rising demands of cust...

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Improving Supply Chain Visibility to Meet Consumer Demands

Healthcare, Retail, Supply Chain, Technology
March 8, 2016

As increased consumer demand and the fast paced environment of e-fulfillment drive supply chains, end-to-end visibility has never been more important. In a recent survey conducted by Peerless Media and sponsored by Ryder, more than 150 of the top ...

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How Integrated Project Logistics Can Put More Profit in your P&L

Construction, Supply Chain, Technology, Value Added Services, Warehousing & Distribution Management
April 10, 2014

Complex installation projects: from chaos to a well-oiled machine Time is money when it comes to large-scale infrastructure and installation projects. A successful project is more than the sum of its parts. It depends on the precise coordination o...

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Streamlining the Five R’s of Reverse Logistics to Maximize Revenue Streams

Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology
March 6, 2014

Returns, recalls, repairs, repackaging, and recycling/disposition Being smart about your supply chain means optimizing every link - from forward to reverse logistics. While most companies are actively working to optimize the forward supply chain, ...

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Does your medical supply chain need a checkup?

Healthcare, Lean Guiding Principles, Network Design, Supply Chain, Technology
February 11, 2014

How to minimize cost and waste and drive better patient outcomes Running a medical or healthcare supply chain? Has it been a while since you took a closer look at your logistics and transportation networks? It may be time for a routine physical – ...

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Respond to Actual Consumer Demand with the Supply Chain Trifecta

Packaging, Retail, Supply Chain, Technology
November 26, 2013

Replenish shelves with the right products at the right time using these three supply chain strategies In today’s just-in-time, customer-driven world, success is all about responding to consumer demand as quickly and efficiently as possible. From a...

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Why reverse logistics is as important as forward logistics when it comes to optimizing value and sustainability.

Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Technology
November 11, 2013

Recondition, Repair, Repackage, Restock, Reuse or Recycle to Reduce Carbon Impact and Recover Revenues When it comes to your supply chain, product lifecycle management may well be the “new black.” The discipline aims to optimize value acros...

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Boost Your Supply Chain with ERP Technology and Product Customization

Consumer Goods, Supply Chain, Technology, Warehousing & Distribution Management
September 11, 2013

Creating a “Built-to-Order” Supply Chain to Give Customers What They Want in a “Have It Your Way” World First there was Nike ID – an interactive website that enabled customers to design their own shoes, clothing and sports gear. Then there...

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