Industries

Overcoming Supply Chain Challenges in the Automotive Industry

Automotive, Cross Border, Supply Chain
September 29, 2016

“The auto industry will change more in the next five years than it has in the last 50.” James Bovenzi, Executive Director, North America GPSC at General Motors used this quote attributed to his CEO Mary Barra, during his presentation at the Autom...

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6 Tips to Have Your Supply Chain Ready for the Holiday Rush

Cross Docking, Retail, Supply Chain
September 6, 2016

For retail supply chains, the holiday rush is on. With back-to-school behind them and Halloween already out the door, supply chain managers are focused on their biggest shopping day of the year – Black Friday. With customers coming from every chann...

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How to Comply with the Sanitary Transportation Act

Food & Beverage, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
August 30, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Sanitary Transportation Act went into effect on April 16, 2016. The purpose of the legislation was to put controls in place that prevent contamination or adulteration of food while it is being transport...

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New Fleet Strategies for Food & Beverage, Construction, and Oil & Gas

Construction, Fleet Management, Food & Beverage, Oil and Gas, Warehousing & Distribution Management
August 24, 2016

One good idea for managing your fleet may be all you need to make your business more profitable. We’ve looked at several top industries—food & beverage, construction, and oil & gas —to identify opportunities and positive trends for flee...

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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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5 Tips to Create a Safer Transportation Experience for the Energy and Oil & Gas Industries

Fleet Management, Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment
July 14, 2016

Oil and gas worksites can be dangerous places for drivers and vehicles. From well or fracking sites to refineries to depots, drivers face harsh, hazardous, unfamiliar and congested areas bustling with people, vehicles and machinery. Whether hauling c...

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Food and Beverage Companies Improve Results Using Supply Chain Visibility and Traceability

Food & Beverage, Supply Chain, Uncategorized, Warehousing & Distribution Management
July 5, 2016

While the health and safety benefits of having optimum visibility and traceability in food and beverage supply chains have been widely acknowledged, much less has been said about how they can boost a business’ bottom line. Supply chain visibilit...

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How Mexico is Fueling the Nearshoring Trend

Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing, Supply Chain
June 15, 2016

After almost two decades of offshoring manufacturing across the Pacific, some automotive, technology, aeronautics and consumer electronics companies have decided to “reshore” their operations closer to home. For many, Mexico has become the near-s...

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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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Top 5 Tips to Prepare Your Supply Chain for a Hurricane

Dedicated Transportation, Energy & Utilities, Fleet Management, Healthcare, Retail, Supply Chain
May 31, 2016

As the 2016 hurricane season begins, proper planning can ensure your supply chain isn’t disrupted if you’re in the path of a storm. Typically, when a hurricane watch or warning is issued, supply chains begin to move people, assets, and resources ...

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