Supply Chain

Tracking the Trends in the Retail Supply Chain

Retail, Supply Chain
May 18, 2016

Every day, retail supply chain managers are tasked with meeting the rising demands of their customers. Whether it’s speeding products to market to keep store shelves stocked with the hottest items, eliminating waste, or reducing risk; the end resul...

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What is the Value of Women In Trucking Association?

Fleet Management, Supply Chain
May 12, 2016

Margaret Mead once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Women In Trucking Association (WIT) started with a small group of thoughtful, commit...

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Bring More to the Table with Your Food & Beverage Supply Chain

Deliver on-time, Food & Beverage, Inbound Manufacturing Product Flow, Packaging, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
May 10, 2016

Every supply chain is subject to the vagaries of fickle consumer demand and seasonal ups and downs. But, when it comes to stocking store shelves and freezers, managing seasonality in the food supply chain is an even taller order. Seasonality manif...

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Sourcing Your Supply Chain Successfully in Mexico

Automotive, Cross Border, Supply Chain
May 5, 2016

Imagine a birds-eye view of a freeway at rush hour in any major American city, as the lanes fill up with every conceivable make and model of automobile. There, in the resulting gridlock and traffic snarls, you see people making their way home in a...

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Celebrate World Safety Day: Keep Your Warehouse Safe

Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
April 28, 2016

As we celebrate World Day for Safety and Health at Work on April 28, one U.S. statistic stands out: The fatal injury rate for the warehousing industry is higher than the national average for all industries, according to the Occupational Safety and He...

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Ryder, Women In Trucking Partner to Give Scholarships to Women Pursuing Transportation Careers

Fleet Management, Supply Chain
April 26, 2016

The Ryder Charitable Foundation, which directs charitable giving and support on behalf of Ryder System, Inc., announced its $25,000 donation to the Women In Trucking (WIT) Foundation, affiliated with the non-profit organization Women In Trucking Asso...

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How to Create a LEAN Culture in Your Supply Chain

Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain
April 19, 2016

Implementing LEAN is the most strategic way a company can transform its supply chain and business. A LEAN business system is an organization of people who have developed the ability to relentlessly seek out waste and eliminate it while simultaneou...

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Location Based Services Bring Opportunity to Logistics

Fleet Management, Supply Chain
March 30, 2016

How connected is your fleet? Do you know how your vehicles are performing and where they are at all times? What about your drivers? Can you give them feedback on their driving performance to comply with regulations? Through the power of technology...

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Load Securement Makes Roads Safer

Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
March 24, 2016

The roads that serve as lifelines to the oil and gas exploration and production industry, as well as the well sites themselves, can be dangerous places for truck drivers. According to NIOSH statistics, 40% of all fatal injuries in upstream oil and ga...

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How Restaurants and Bars Get More Green on St. Patrick’s Day

Deliver on-time, Food & Beverage, Supply Chain
March 17, 2016

As restaurants and bars gear up for one of America’s biggest party days of the year, getting what they need when they need it is crucial to making the most of the opportunity. The stakes are high: About 52 percent of Americans plan to celebrate ...

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