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Supply Chain Redesign: A Conversation with Lennox International’s Keith Nash

Talking Logistics

With a complex mix of inbound and outbound transportation modes, we’ve had to tailor our fulfillment from full truckload shipments outbound to more small-pack and courier shipments. Some of the key benefits we’ve realized are lower transportation costs, record service levels and shorter cycle times, and better inventory accuracy. Keith : We’re starting to develop detailed logistics cost-to-serve information to the customer level.

Podcast: Dave Anderson on the Evolution and Future of Logistics


By the early 1990s, the number of freight carriers and 3PLs expanded as companies realized that they could go beyond their own walls and use outside suppliers for transportation and warehousing. Autonomous transportation, IoT, and blockchain are promising, but won’t be ready for a while yet.

Nearshoring & Reshoring Will Continue to Increase Thanks to these Main Benefits


It was cheaper than producing products in the US, manufacturers could produce large inventories with little capital up front, and consumers did not really have a public voice. Take a moment to think about offshoring.

What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Or, will we see a repeat of 2002, when a 10-day lockout left dozens of ships lined up outside the West Coast docks, unable to unload? Communicate with the destination distribution centers and warehouses to ensure they have the ability to plan and receive the additional inventory.

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

6 River Systems

percent, the lowest level since at least 2002. Vacancy rates in key transportation hubs and seaport cities were even lower,” according to a report from Human error is the most frequent cause of inventory and fulfillment issues.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Michael Massetti, VP at Gartner!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The biggest career transformation for me was after leaving Dell when I joined Lucent in 2002 and entered supply chain in technology sourcing. We restructured all of the documents and created one of the first service-oriented websites so all of the information was available on line.

How to Improve Manufacturing Floor Data Collection


Although it was published in 2002, the case study highlighted the data collection struggles of a particular manufacturing company that probably rings true for many SMEs and large corporations alike. To log, track and trace everything’, your vision of a better manufacturing floor.

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How Supply Chain Strategy Misalignment is Killing Kmart USA

Logistics Bureau

The two companies switched positions in 1991, an event which heralded the start of a decade-long decline for Kmart, which ended in bankruptcy in 2002 and led to a subsequent merger with Sears in 2004. Vendor-managed inventory programs. To optimise transportation and distribution.

Getting Ready for 2017: Reflections on Telling Lies

Supply Chain Shaman

In a nutshell, the research states there is a correlation between cost, inventory, and forecast performance. This was the lie spun by Gartner in 2002. This is especially true in an Information Technology department. The streets below me today are icy and wet.