How Do You Measure “Free Time” Across Your Global Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

This is where metrics can get a little fuzzy. However, the reality was that the 4% metric was misleading. She was quickly able to identify that the Charlotte, NC, location had demurrage charges at 10 times the rate of other similar warehouse locations. .

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Omni-channel in 6 steps: how to build a practical, effective plan of action

RELEX Solutions

We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski from Columbus Consulting (CCI) as our guest blogger. Adapt your financial metrics, incentives, and compensation programs accordingly. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

A look at the supply chain readiness of several major U.S. cities, and their adoption of smart-city technologies.

Guest post: Technology Solutions Are The Secret Weapon For Bringing CSR Into Procurement

EcoVadis

Guest post by Charlotte Spencer-Smith, Marketing, Pool4Tool. However, criteria like sustainability can be difficult to apply to sourcing processes because they are soft metrics, compared to, for example, purchase price, which is easy to measure and compare between suppliers. Procurement technology should make it easy to source ethically. Supply chain transparency is one of the key challenges facing Procurement and Sourcing in the coming years.

Patrick Hopkins at Coupa: Coca Cola’s four truths of procurement to pay in action

Supply Chain View from the Field

This led to the development of Coca Cola Consolidated, located in Greensboro North Carolina, which later moved its headquarters to Charlotte, NC. The metric used to determine if this criteria was met was the “binary rule” that went as follows: users were able to find their exact match or 100% of all alternatives the first time using ONE SEARCH.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the press release: In the 20 years examined, 11 states (North Dakota, Virginia, Missouri, Nebraska, Maine, Montana, Tennessee, Kansas, Wisconsin, Colorado, and Florida) made progress in all seven categories and 37 states improved in at least five of the seven metrics.

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