Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Aug. 31, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

Houston Chemical Factory Set to Explode after Flooding, New Drone and RFID Inventory System from MIT,Things Looking Up for Container Carriers for a Change, New Amazon FC from Ruins of Huge Cleveland Mall

Why Companies Need a Supplier Relationship Management Strategy

Cerasis

Because of this, businesses are finding it challenging to forecast demand and therefore they risk escalating inventory costs or stock outs. Irina holds an MBA from Brandeis University and BA from Cleveland State University.

9 Headlines Striking Fear into Shippers Lacking a Strong TMS

Supply Chain Collaborator

Headline: Daimler Trucks to Cut its Workforce at Cleveland, NC Factory by 30%. Headline: Bloated Inventories May Slow Port Activity.

Spring Starts Slowly

EFT

Business Inventories. . While we are on the Commerce Department reports, let’s take a look at inventories, a key part of the GDP. The high levels of inventories held at the retail and wholesale levels are restraining the freight markets. . Retail Sales . .

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #5

Supply Chain Trend

We pulled in all a colleague out of our Cleveland office “Don” (a near retirement manufacturing expert) for some additional perspective. Disjoint plans and plans built on non synchronized data leads to more inventory and unhappy customers. Introduction.

S&OP 113

Economic challenges continue springtime

EFT

Inventories fell 1.5 Durable goods inventories remained almost the same as stocks remain even with slow demand. . Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS.