10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks. 2003).

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line? The United States Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) data report is compiled monthly by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Who is Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)?

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

million robots are expected to be deployed across manufacturing facilities in the U.S. Not only can robotic automation help manufacturers achieve greater warehouse productivity, but it can also drive significant cost savings as compared to employing workers. Implement Lean Manufacturing. Successful manufacturers don’t just focus on short-term goals; they set objectives and accountability for improvement, review their progress, and start over – time and time again.

Reverse Logistics: 5 Steps for Better Backward Operations

Supply Chain Opz

Reverse Logistics: 5 Steps for Better Backward Operations. What is reverse logistics? Reverse logistics is often seen as a clerical function. Most companies see reverse logistics as the way to satisfy customer but there is no specific performance measurement for it.

Walmart again Raises Chargeback Stakes

Enterra Insights

2] She wrote: “There’s no doubt about it: manufacturers who fail to meet a retailer’s vendor standards can get into financial trouble. Manufacturers, consultants and trade groups supplying retail businesses are up at arms over these chargebacks, arguing that their profits are being slashed unmercifully — and sometimes unfairly — by retailers claiming noncompliance.” Retailer compliance initiatives can lead to efficiency,” HighBeam Research, 1 October 2003. [3]

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7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Opz

2) Customize Logistics Network. When you segment a customer based on the service needs, you may have to tailor the different logistics networks to serve different segment. So, logistics network design is a kind of initiative driven mainly by customer. NAVIGATE. Basics.

Refresh Your Supply Chain – Have a Coke and a Smile

Supply Chain Network

In 2003, Coca-Cola enterprises began a five year, $200 million IT plan called Project Pinnacle. As part of this effort, they combined their logistics with the retail expertise of SAP software. Coca-Cola is a globally recognized brand, and the company consistently delivers its products.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling & Logistics

The latest smart manufacturing concept that we developed and demonstrated is the robot-on-a-cart concept for autonomous assembly or conveyer tending. As manufacturers continue to expand the various applications these systems can handle, we’ll see more firms designing lights-out facilities. .

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The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Kiva Robotic Picking System: The idea for the orange AGV-like robots that bring inventory to order pickers was first conceived in 2003 by CEO Mick Mountz, and with the help of some MIT professors Kiva brought the technology to market less than two-years later. 10: Taylorism: In the late 1800s, the great Frederick Taylor takes the first scientific approach to manufacturing. The LCC is now of course a standard logistics practice today. First Thoughts.