Technology

Want to Shift Your Supply Chain Into High Gear?

Lean Guiding Principles, Retail, Supply Chain, Technology
May 22, 2013

What it takes to accelerate supply chain speed and velocity and why it matters. “I feel the need. The need for speed.” It’s a signature line from the film, “Top Gun," a brief conversation that takes place between Navy fighter pilots Maverick...

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The Four Secrets to Transforming a Traditional Supply Chain into a Demand-driven Supply Chain

Consumer Goods, Packaging, Supply Chain, Technology
May 6, 2013

Why tuning your supply chain to demand signals and improving visibility can deliver big rewards. With the advent of social media, mobile technology and ubiquitous access to information across every imaginable channel, the age of the customer has arr...

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Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy

Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology
April 11, 2013

Recondition, Reuse or Recycle Goods to Minimize Environmental Impact and Maximize Revenue Streams When it comes to disposal and recovery efforts for returned or end-of-life products, taking a sustainable approach can deliver handsome returns. This i...

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Can Your Hi-tech Supply Chain Keep Up With the Twists and Turns of Accelerated Innovation and Product Lifecycles?

Supply Chain, Technology
March 27, 2013

Navigating the Twists and Turns of the High Tech Market Few markets are as sensitive to the twists and turns of consumer demand as hi-tech. Always on the lookout for the next big thing, fickle consumers drive demand to extraordinary heights one day ...

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Benefits of a Good Reverse Logistics Strategy

Industries, Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology
March 1, 2013

For today’s consumers, returning goods has become easier than ever. Whether purchased online or in the store, preferences change and new products and technology become available. For retailers and consumer goods manufacturers, the returns process m...

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Hi-Tech Company Achieves Dramatic Results by Streamlining Supply Chain

Industries, Supply Chain, Technology, Value Added Services
February 13, 2013

More than ever, hi-tech and electronics manufacturers require flexibility to adapt to demand and supply chain variability.  To lead the industry, manufacturers need successful postponement strategies, ability to speed product to market and to keep u...

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Post-holiday Season: Reverse Logistics Keeps on Giving!

Industries, Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology
February 5, 2013

The holiday season has passed, but now there is a different kind of hustle and bustle taking place in the retail world – the return of merchandise. January and February mark the busiest months of the year for holiday returns, with returns adding up...

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Electronics Manufacturer Achieves Inventory Accuracy

Industries, Supply Chain, Technology
January 17, 2013

As product life-cycles shorten, leading consumer electronics manufacturers are seeking greater speed and control of their inventory. For this reason, having visibility to where inventory is in the supply chain and better managing retailer complianc...

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Take A Closer Look at Reverse Logistics

Supply Chain, Technology
August 17, 2012

Companies are looking for efficiencies within their supply chain. One area which is often overlooked is Reverse Logistics. Unlike forward logistics, it is characterized by uncertainty of supply; no one can easily predict which products are coming bac...

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The Sustainable Benefits of Reverse Logistics

Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain, Sustainability, Technology
June 8, 2012

Reverse logistics is intrinsically aligned with environmental sustainability. When companies maximize tons per mile, consolidate shipments, reduce returns and optimize product disposition/asset recovery processes, they are simultaneously reducing har...

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