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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Guest Post: An MBA student’s perspective on the ISM Meeting 2019

NC State SCRC

I enjoyed Charlotte de Brabandt’s presentation Digitizing the Human Touch: Transforming Talent and Impact of Young Professionals. Charlotte explained how younger generations who are just entering the workforce would result in companies having to adapt to the working conditions by adopting a flexible mentality. This automation will impact recruiting strategies, job descriptions, KPIs/metrics, operating models, roles that we have/don’t have any longer, training programs, etc.

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.

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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