Using Social Networking for Logistics

Inbound Logistics

Tim Richards of States Logistics Services offers advice on using Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and other social networking sites to enhance your supply chain

Cutting Costs From Your Logistics Budget

Inbound Logistics

Nathan Pieri of Management Dynamics provides tips for reducing logistics costs through improved supply chain management

Trending Sources

Managing a Customer-Driven Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Logistics providers who work to understand shippers' needs help create customer service success, as illustrated by case studies involving Pep Boys, McCain Foods, and USG Corporation

10 Paths to Supply Chain Innovation

Inbound Logistics

To move your business along the road to supply chain improvement, take a journey down these 10 paths to innovation

Lean Defined: What is Waste? (In Logistics)

LeanCor

Image via Wikipedia. Lean Defined: What is Waste? (In In Logistics). We’ve all heard the phrase, “you can’t make something out of nothing.” ” Resources are necessary to accomplish anything great or small.

Still Don’t Know How Many Slaves Are In Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

Compliance with a similar law passed in California back in 2010 is equally poor. According to a recent report by the non-profit group Development International, only 14% of Californian companies fully comply with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (TISCA). How many slaves are in your supply chain?

How to Drive Collaborative Distribution

Inbound Logistics

Collaborative distribution lets manufacturers, especially consumer product goods (CPG) companies, merge loads destined for the same end point to maximize trucking efficiency

Who said supply chains are boring?: $10M Grant Creates New.

Supply Chains Rock

Tuesday, September 14, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Good-Night "Eddy" Miller

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, June 28, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

Chameleon Billboard Teaches about Smarter Supply Chains

Supply Chains Rock

Sunday, April 11, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Early Christmas Gift

Supply Chains Rock

Friday, December 17, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Gary Smith new Executive VP.

Supply Chains Rock

Friday, November 26, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Trends—December 2010

Inbound Logistics

Department of Transportation pursues ban on cell phone use while driving; Proposed air cargo screening legislation enhances security measures; U.S. retailers place increased emphasis on supply chain management

How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

California, for example, passed the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 , which went into effect in January 2012.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Finally, Gap Inc. gets.

Supply Chains Rock

Sunday, August 15, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Thinking End to End on.

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, October 18, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Who said supply chains are boring?: The D.W. Morgan ?Last Mile.

Supply Chains Rock

Wednesday, November 03, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Trends—August 2010

Inbound Logistics

Gulf ports maintain container volumes despite Deepwater Horizon oil spill; Supply chain leaders climb the corporate ladder; Toyota Material Handling engineers work with MIT scientists and the U.S. Army to develop a remote-operated fork lift

Who said supply chains are boring?: Steve Jobs on FoxConn

Supply Chains Rock

Wednesday, June 02, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Ed Miller, 61 Dies, cPDM Pioneer

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, June 07, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Mission Impossible

Supply Chains Rock

Tuesday, March 16, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Vintage IBM Logistics

Supply Chains Rock

Tuesday, January 26, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Who said supply chains are boring?: IBM Goes Greener for Earth Day

Supply Chains Rock

Wednesday, April 21, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Goodbye Manfacturing.

Supply Chains Rock

Thursday, January 07, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Who said supply chains are boring?: New Supply Chain Ads from IBM

Supply Chains Rock

Tuesday, August 31, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Supply Chain Jam

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, May 10, 2010. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Inbound Logistics’ 2010 Summer Reading Guide

Inbound Logistics

Recent books shed light on various aspects of supply chain, logistics, and transportation management

Freight Forwarders: The Vital Link in Logistics Communication

Inbound Logistics

A professional freight forwarder that represents the interests of all supply chain participants can serve as the missing link in supply chain communication

Sentencing Begins from One of the Largest Warehouse Thefts in U.S. History

Supply Chain Matters

history occurred in March 2010 and involved the theft of an estimated $80 million worth of pharmaceuticals from an Eli Lilly warehouse in Enfield Connecticut. Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Healthcare Supply Chain Supply Chain Risk Management Transportation and Logistics 2010 Eli Lilly warehouse theft challenges within Pharmaceutical supply chains Eli Lilly supply chain independendent blog commenting on supply chain management Supply chain Matters blog

Incoterms 2010 the Right Way - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Incoterms 2010 the Right Way. The current version is Incoterms 2010. The purpose of this article is to show factors you should take into account so you can use incoterms 2010 the right way. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll.

Memphis: America’s Aerotropolis

Inbound Logistics

Geography, transportation infrastructure, and a strong distribution sector make Memphis a natural logistics hub

What’s the Difference?

Inbound Logistics

Industry experts explain the source of some common misperceptions regarding supply chain and logistics lexicon

CSCMP Annual Conference: Can We Talk?

Inbound Logistics

Wherever you went, attendees at the 2010 CSCMP Annual Conference were talking supply chain risk, volatility, disruption, and visibility

Supplier Disruptions: Preparing for the Unpredictable

Inbound Logistics

Chandler Hall of BravoSolution explains how to reduce the frequency and severity of disruptions by fostering collaborative relationships with your suppliers

Gemma Fillmore: Supply Chain Advocate

Inbound Logistics

To improve supply chain performance at Medco Health Solutions, Gemma Fillmore focuses on getting C-level executives to give logistics issues the attention they deserve

What Color is Your Supply Chain?

ModusLink Corporation

In an earlier post to this blog, ModusLink blogger Sean Sabre discussed why It Isn’t Easy Being Green. The topic of green supply chains is something you probably hear a lot about – especially if you follow industry blogs and other publications. And if you are really savvy and well read, you already know that when it comes to greening your supply chain, sustainable initiatives can save you money.

Lean and Green Supply Chain Initiatives Can Be Complimentary

ModusLink Corporation

A guest post by Bob Ferrari. I’m very pleased to have the opportunity to be a guest blogger and contribute commentary to the Value Unchained community of followers. I would like to reflect on some observations related to sustainability strategy deployment across the supply chain, namely important considerations in alignment of so-termed green supply chain strategies with contributing benefit to overall business strategies.

Getting a Seat at the Leadership Table

Inbound Logistics

Leo Espinoza of Korn/Ferry International discusses qualities companies look for in supply chain executives

What We’ve Got Here is Failure to Communicate

Inbound Logistics

A failure to communicate is the primary reason that 3PL relationships fall apart, according to Inbound Logistics' annual third-party logistics survey

Flower Power: John Kuehn

Inbound Logistics

ProFlowers' time- and temperature-sensitive shipments create plenty of challenges for John Kuehn, senior vice president of supply chain operations. Here's how he nips problems in the bud