Tag Archives: Distribution Management

Want a Food Supply Chain that Brings More to the Table?

Food & Beverage, Packaging, Supply Chain
December 4, 2013

How to ramp up and down easily and keep pace with seasonality  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 th...

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Ensure Safety Within Your Transportation Network

Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
May 8, 2013

Don’t let safety issues derail your transportation and distribution network. Make safety an inside job. When it comes to getting products from one location to another, safety issues can derail even the highest-performing transportation network. La...

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Automotive Manufacturer Gains Success with Consolidated Logistics

Automotive, Industries, Supply Chain
February 21, 2013

Today’s automotive manufacturers and suppliers are seeking creative ways to drive costs out of their operations, balance inventory and speed products to market. To lead the competition, automotive companies require a flexible manufacturing model th...

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How Can Lean Labor Management Reduce Common Warehouse Problems?

Industrial Manufacturing, Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
February 19, 2013

The supply chain offers tremendous opportunity to improve productivity through the principles of Lean Labor Management. Warehouse managers usually agree on the two main challenges faced in their facilities: Workforce turnover Variation and fluc...

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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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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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How to Save Money by Consolidating Freight in Asia

Origin/Destination Services, Supply Chain
January 3, 2013

Do you have Less-than-Container Load (LCL) shipments coming in from the same port several times a month? If so, you are not alone. Many companies face this same problem. Some companies feel they don’t have the time or resources to make a change....

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Xerox Achieves Outstanding Supply Chain Execution

Dedicated Transportation, Industrial Manufacturing, Supply Chain
December 12, 2012

Xerox successfully delivers, installs and removes more than 100,000 imaging machines for its customers each year. To achieve this, Xerox depends on Ryder’s dedicated transportation solution with trained drivers specializing in product installation,...

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Hurricane Sandy is Affecting Retail Supply Chains

Industries, Retail, Supply Chain
November 7, 2012

The effects of Hurricane Sandy are being felt up and down the East Coast, not only by families whose neighborhoods have been affected, but also by businesses. Ports are still closed and containers cannot arrive or have been lost. Warehouses are flood...

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Managing the Food & Beverage Supply Chain from Source to Shelf

Food & Beverage, Packaging, Supply Chain
October 25, 2012

With so many product SKU’s and greater competition, it’s as challenging as ever to deliver food and beverage products to retail shelves. Customers have high expectations for specialized products, and low prices have grocery retailers scrambling. ...

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