Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

Walmart would not have the ability to provide such low prices and have consistent inventory in the over 5,000 stores in the United States and over 1.3 of its sales, or less than half Kmart’s cost and just under a third of what Sears was spending at the time, according to Arkansas Business.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

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De-segregating the supply chain: Lessons learned in the air

Kinaxis

I was traveling from Northwest Arkansas airport (XNA) back home to Washington Reagan (DCA) and this alert put me into panic mode because I had to be at my home office for an important customer call the following day and knew there were limited flights available.

Misnomer

Supply Chain Shaman

I also believed that this company would have the best inventory and customer service. It is one of the primary reasons why nine out of ten manufacturing companies are stuck at the intersection of operati ng margins and inventory turns.” Misnomer (n): A wrong name.

What the OTIF Mandate Means for Walmart – and What it Means for You (Part 1)

E2open

The Bentonville, Arkansas, based retailer now requires consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies that ship to its distribution centers (DCs) in full truckloads to deliver on-time, in-full (OTIF) 95 percent of the time within a one-day delivery window. Walmart DCs and stores are largely getting out of the inventory -holding business. More efficient inventory management translates directly into lower prices as well.

What the OTIF Mandate Means for Walmart – and What it Means for You (Part 1)

E2open

The Bentonville, Arkansas, based retailer now requires consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies that ship to its distribution centers (DCs) in full truckloads to deliver on-time, in-full (OTIF) 95 percent of the time within a one-day delivery window. Walmart DCs and stores are largely getting out of the inventory -holding business. More efficient inventory management translates directly into lower prices as well.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

Talking Logistics

Session Speakers: Terry Esper (Moderator), University of Arkansas. Robots and automation technologies are playing growing roles in supply chain and logistics processes as we see the rise of driverless cars on our roads, the use of robots to track inventory in stores, and robots and other types of flexible automation technologies in the warehouse. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference later this month in Denver?

L’Oréal and suppliers collaborate in cloud-based Control Tower

Supply Chain Movement

We have always shared production plans and requirements with our upstream trading partners so that we can organise production and build inventory around these forecasts,” says Richard Markoff, L’Oréal’s Supply Chain Standards and Audits Director. L’Oréal piloted the E2Open Control Tower last autumn in its factory in Little Rock, Arkansas with two vendors.

7 Traditional Retailers Cashing in on the Subscription Box Craze

Supply Chain Nation

If nothing else, subscription boxes offer companies a treasure trove of data — retailers learn what items customers are responding well to, or what inventory should be phased out. It’s the most ambitious clothing launch in years for the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company, which is trying to shed its just-basics image and become a destination for trendier products from food to home design.

SalesWarp Partners With Cool Pet Stuff

Saleswarp

Cool Pet Stuff stocks the majority of the products they sell, in their 10,000-foot warehouse located in Jonesboro, Arkansas. SalesWarp is proud to announce their partnership with coolpetstuff.com.

Rates Drift Down for Vans and Reefers in Mid-July Slump

DAT Solutions

And reefer rates get a bump from back-to-school inventory build-up at supermarkets. If you're looking only at load-to-truck ratios on the map above, you'd be pointing your reefer toward New Mexico or Arkansas right now.