Logistics Websites 2013

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The post Logistics Websites 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Below is a list of useful logistics websites. There is also a list of great logistics blogs and supply chain websites. Logistics Websites. Air Cargo World - aircargoworld.com. Air Cargo – How it Works - air-cargo-how-it-works.blogspot.com/. American Shipper – americanshippers.com. Big Truck TV – bigtrucktv.com. Commercial Carrier Journal – ccjdigital.com.

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Top Warehouses in North America 2013

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The post Top Warehouses in North America 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. “The line between disorder and order lies in logistics…” Sun Tzu. The top warehouses in North America were recently profiled in a great article by the fine folks at Modern Material Handling. Back in 2008, just before the U.S. auto manufacturing market melted down, I was conducting value stream mapping workshops at tier one suppliers (Magna, TRW, Yazaki, Johnson Controls, etc.).

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7 Supply Chain Lessons from Steve Jobs - SupplyChainOpz

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NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. 7 Supply Chain Lessons from Steve Jobs. Apple Inc is regarded as the best company in the world for its cutting-edge supply chain management practices. Whats the secret behind its success?

7 Elements of Seamless Supply Chain Integration

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Seamless supply chain integration is a myth or reality? This articles will show you more about the theoretical background , related concepts and 7 elements you need to achieve this goal. Literature Review Supply chain integration has been around as early as 1989. Graham C.

Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 1? A Case Study

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NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. A Case Study.

History of Logistics and Supply Chain Management - SupplyChainOpz

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Remark: this infographic is updated on 30 May 2013 to reflect some important changes. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. History of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

7 Traits of Great Supply Chain Leader: A Case Study of Tim Cook

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The value of supply chain management as a discipline has gained more and more recognition from the business communities. Some supply chain leaders now take the helm at the world''s leading companies like Apple Inc, Wal-Mart and Tesco in UK as the CEOs.

7 Rules of Fashion Supply Chain Management

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Fashion industry is one of the most primitive form of supply chain management and its practices have been extended, adopted and become the best practices that we use today.

5 Greatest Books for Supply Chain Executives

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Previously I''ve covered about the classic and new supply chain management books that SCM professionals should check out. In this article, I will show you top 5 books that every supply chain executive should have on their bookshelf. Data Collection Since most top executives need to manage their time effectively, the format of the book is very important. The aim of this article is to identify some great books that demonstrate the key concepts and strategies in a clear and concise manner.

7 Myths of Supply Chain Management Busted! - SupplyChainOpz

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NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. 7 Myths of Supply Chain Management Busted! In fast-paced business environment, people needs to make a decision quickly so many of them rely heavily on what they learn from the experiences of others.

7 Megatrends Supply Chain People Should Watch

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Current logistics and supply chain management trends are discussed very often on social media sites. How can we identify them really? This article will show you some trends in the past and reveal what the future holds.

Who wants to become a demand-forecasting expert? (Part 1)

Quintiq

Quintiq (@Quintiq) September 19, 2013. Quintiq (@Quintiq) September 19, 2013. By: Luke Hayfield. Let’s face it. Not all of us possess a DeLorean time machine stashed away in our garage that would enable us to travel to any time period in the future (or past).

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

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NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. 7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained. Would you like to understand supply chain management concept but dont have time to study from a supply chain textbook ?

Webinar: 2013 LTL Industry Trends

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2013 LTL Industry Trends Registration . The post Webinar: 2013 LTL Industry Trends appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Speaking Transportation 2013 less than truckload industry trends 2013 LTL Trends 2013 transportation trends 2013 trucking trends 3PL and carrier relationships 3PL industry trends LTL industry consolidation LTL industry trends LTL sustainability sustainability TMS TMS Optimization Top 25 LTL Carriers

Supply Chain Management:Infosys Team at IBM Pulse 2013

Infosys Supply Chain Management

« Dynamic Pricing : Is it really worthy | Main | Linear Asset Management and Dynamic Segmentation- Part I » Infosys Team at IBM Pulse 2013. I am back again in Vegas for IBM Pulse 2013. With this, good bye to Pulse 2013, with a hope to generate new business and get more clients with our investment in various Maximo Solutions. Posted by Praveen Kumar Agrawal on March 11, 2013 2:26 PM | Permalink. Posted by: Arvind | March 12, 2013 8:00 AM. August 2013.

5 Supply Chain Definitions Every Industry Professional Should Know

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Helping You Build Supply Chain Talent.

Supply Chain Insights

“It used to be easy to hire a supply chain planner. Today, the positions are open 9-10 months, and. they are tough to fill. I need to be able to build my own talent, but I just do not have the time. Would you consider helping me?” ” Supply Chain Vice President.

7 Factors of Solid Supply Chain Network Design

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Due to the rapid acceleration of modern computing, supply chain optimization has become more prevalent than ever before. What''s is supply chain optimization anyway?

One Year!

Supply Chain Insights

In 2013, we will continue to serve this community by expanding services. This week, we are also announcing our Supply Chain Insights Global Summit to be held at the Phoenician on September 11th-12th, 2013. It has been one year. We founded Supply Chain Insights on February 9th, 2012.

Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide - SupplyChainOpz

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Yes, there is one paper discussing about how the manufacturing companies in Japan survived disruptions (the hard way) called " Supply chain lessons from the catastrophic natural disaster in Japan " by Park et al 2013. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright.

How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

Coincidentally, at the Ariba LIVE 2013 conference yesterday, I attended a presentation by Justin Dillon, Founder and CEO of Made in a Free World , a nonprofit group that is “building a coalition of consumers, businesses, and governments to disrupt the system of slavery.”

7 Supply Chain Transformations at SAMSUNG

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Today Samsung Electronics has proven to be one of the most successful global brands to follow. In supply chain management context, they has demonstrated the operational excellence that leads them to the supply chain hall of fame. In this article, we will explain to you how they do it.

6 Sigma Supply Chain: The Brief Introduction for Non-Statisticians

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NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. 6 Sigma Supply Chain: The Brief Introduction for Non-Statisticians.

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

LeanCor

Guiding Principles in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Creating the Lean Fulfillment Stream. Why does fulfillment stream management require guiding principles?

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Inventory Management

LeanCor

Same Day Delivery: Eating the Elephant in the Room – One Bite at a Time. By: Derek Browning. Whether we like it or not, logisticians are staring two trends in the face: the increase of e-commerce and the desire to receive online orders in our hands right now.

Why You Should Attend the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit

Supply Chain Insights

On Thursday this week, we are launching the agenda for our upcoming Global Supply Chain Summit. It will be at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, AZ on September 11 th and 12 th. In this blog, I would like to bring readers up to date on the event and why they should attend.

Santa Claus: Master of Supply Chain Management

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You may be facing stiff competition in your industry, but on your most stressful days take a moment to feel grateful that you aren’t competing against the ultimate all-time master of supply chain management. No question, the Santa Claus operation would easily crush the efforts of any small or large company — with nary more than twinkling wink and a cheerful swipe with a white-gloved fist

The 7 Warehouse Service Offerings

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“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough” – Albert Einstein. There are 7 main types of warehouse services offerings. While each warehouse company has it’s own unique specialties, these are the predominant warehouse service offerings. Everyone knows what a warehouse is, but I decided to publish Wikipedia’s definition because it was really good. Warehouse Definition. A warehouse is a commercial building for storage of goods.

SCM Map Europe 2013-2014

Supply Chain Movement

SCM Map Europe 2013. Visuals 2013 Buck Consultants International distribution Manufacturing SCM Map Europe Supply Chain Movement Despite the economic malaise in Western Europe, multinationals are investing heavily in manufacturing and distribution in the eastern part of the continent.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective 3PLs

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Highly effective 3PLs have developed the right habits, culture and processes to deliver excellent service to their clients. Innovation and new technology are obviously important, but when evaluating a 3PL, go with the one that excels at blocking and tackling. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective 3PLs. Habit 1 – Excellent Communication. The best 3PLs do a great job of communicating with their clients and logistics partners.

7 Ways to Improve Supply Chain Visibility

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In recent years, the auto-id technology such as bar code and RFID together with the electronic data transmission are considered the holy grail of supply chain visibility. In this article, we will explore the basic concept and propose ways that you can use to create the better visibility.

Top Logistics Websites

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Logistics Websites – 2013. Best Logistics Websites – 2013. 100 Top Logistics Websites. The fine folks over at Logisticsdegree.net have created a great list of the 100 top logistics websites. Since they included TheLogisticsofLogistics.com on their list, I am inclined to think their list is legit – lol. I cut and pasted the top 5 websites from the list (see below). For the complete list of the 100 top logistics websites, check out 100 Elite Resources for Logistics.

5 Keys to Implementing Improvement Initiatives

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Every industry seems to have its silver bullet for creating improvement. If you know the buzzwords and “tools” for the system of choice you can become a guru, sitting on top of the mountain dispensing golden pearls of wisdom for all to wonder at. At least, that’s the idea. My particular improvement soapbox is Lean Management with some Six Sigma thrown in for good measure. A good friend of mine recently introduced me to the Art of Agile Development for software projects.

7 Supply Chain Tips from Superheroes!

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Supply chain management is everywhere and even the superheroes can give you some lessons! In this article, we will explain to you who are the real-life superheroes and what we can learn from them.

Supply Chain Management and Corporate Social Responsibility

SCM Research

Two recent disasters in the garment industry, the Tazreen Fashions fire (2012) and the Rana Plaza building collapse (2013), have caused outrage over the lack of social responsibility across global supply chains. 2013).

The 11 Transportation Service Offerings

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There are 11 transportation service offerings. Last summer, Inbound Logistics published a list of different 3PLs and their services. The article listed 11 different types of transportation services and I decided to write an overview of those 11 transportation service offerings described in the article. I wrote a similar overview for warehousing: The 7 Warehouse Service Offerings. Transportation Service Offering 1 – Small Package.

Transportation Cost Drains

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“Transportation expense can cost 5%-10% of gross revenue and will be going up if not managed effectively.” ” -Bill Driscoll. Transportation cost drains drive up costs. Many companies are experiencing dramatic increases in transportation expense that have turned into cash and quality drains for their organization. Savvy financial managers know transportation cost can cost 5%-10% of gross revenue and will be going up if not managed effectively.

Hottest Growth Sectors in Supply Chain Management

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Hottest Growth Sectors in Supply Chain Management. Staying ahead of the game with critical information is a key to success. Over the last several months, I have had the opportunity to speak with hundreds of CEOs, vice presidents, directors of operations and various management personnel within the supply chain management (SCM) industry. Thousands of conversations later I wanted to share the collective wisdom and fears of some of the industry leaders. Automotive.

The Journey of Supply Chain Excellence

Logility

You’ll note in the headline I use the preposition “of” instead of “to” when describing the “journey of Supply Chain Excellence.” ” The significance of this wording is that the journey doesn’t have an implied end or completion.

ModusLink takes EICC leadership role

ModusLink Corporation

I’ve written before on our company’s work with the EICC. Reminder, that’s the Electronics Industry Citizenship Coalition.) What I love about being so engaged with this group is that the work leads to valuable, measurable and visible results.