Logistics Company

LeanCor

2 Key Inventory Metrics Your Logistics Company Should Be Measuring. Most logistics companies measure inventory using inventory turns. In addition, many logistics companies combine raw materials, work-in-process, and finished-goods inventories to calculate overall inventory turns.

Logistics Companies

LeanCor

Does Your Logistics Company PFEP? Creating standard ordering processes is crucial for a logistics company to provide value to its customer. Ideally, a logistics company representing all customer departments will collect and audit the data for a PFEP.

Is Every Company a Technology Company?

Talking Logistics

A couple of weeks ago, Meg Whitman, the CEO of the new Hewlett Packard Enterprise, wrote a post on LinkedIn that included the following excerpt: Every Company is a Technology Company. Every company is a technology company. Is every company a technology company?

Lessons from Disrupted Companies

Talking Logistics

I talk to companies every day whose potential suffocates beneath their own inertia. Another common thread is companies focusing too much on short-term financial performance and maximizing efficiency — that is, on streamlining and optimizing current business models. As Steve Blank, entrepreneur and adjunct instructor at Stanford University, writes in Startup Grind : First, companies bought into the false premise that they exist to maximize shareholder value?

Taking S&OP to the next level with supply chain analytics

With our 30-year heritage in advanced analytics and our experience with Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, we have plenty of those to share. Many supply chain leaders realize the potential of analytics but need to see concrete examples.

Mid-market companies leapfrogging supply chain planning maturity stages

ToolsGroup

Is the latest technology enabling some mid-market companies to leapfrog supply chain planning (SCP) stages of maturity? Publicly, analysts are still cautioning mid-market companies not to aim too high. Automation can allow less mature companies to leap frog.”.

3PL Logistics Companies Up Services to Continue to Meet the Needs of Shippers

Cerasis

Although 3PL Logistics Companies or 3PLs were around before the recession, companies realized the short-term savings of outsourcing logistics, transportation, and freight management to 3PLs quickly, and the age of the rise of the logistics provider was born.

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Corporate Sustainability: Are Companies Vulnerable?

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the last ten years, corporate sustainability goals have transformed supply chain objectives causing companies to rethink their definitions of supply chain excellence. The first is the ability of the company to meet its stated goals based on the scope of activities.

6 Questions To Ask 3rd Party Logistics Companies for 2015 and Beyond

Cerasis

Many different factors have been previously discussed on specific details of selecting a 3PL , but have you truly learned how to identify the top-notch 3rd Party Logistics Companies from the fly-by-night, intermediary 3rd Party Logistics Companies? It’s true: some 3rd Party Logistics Companies exist solely as a conglomeration of intermediaries with connections to the Big 3 Carriers. What Is the Company’s History? 3PL Logistics 3rd Party Logistics Companies

Employing this S.M.A.R.T. Technique with a Logistics Company to Create Total Stakeholder Satisfaction

Cerasis

Today we continue our series on successfully working with a logistics company, often called a third party logistics company by focusing on how to properly understand the success of the engagement by knowing all the key performance indicators that a shipper could put in place. Before we fully get to establishing a framework effective KPIs when engaging with a logistics company, we must take a step back and understand how to apply the creation of stakeholder value.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

phrases like data is the new oil as companies seek to capture more data and put it to use. INSIGHT PAPER: Toppling 2 Major Misconceptions. in Predictive Logistics ClearMetal Inc.

Top 3 Priorities for Manufacturing Companies in 2018

Cerasis

Companies are hoping to continue their revenue growth in 2018 by setting priorities for manufacturing in 3 key areas. And though manufacturing companies are striving to control their costs and cut back on unnecessary expenses, many companies reported increasing their marketing budgets, including technology, to invest in the future of their revenue growth. Here are the top 3 priorities for manufacturing companies in 2018.

Why chemical companies need prescriptive analytics for S&OP

AIMMS

This means chemical companies need to be adept at managing costs and profitability. Companies that spin off due to M&A activity need to find ways to manage their own destiny. The chemical industry is facing some powerful changes that are directly impacting revenues and margins.

How One Pharmaceutical Company Optimizes Labeling in SAP

Loftware

In an industry with ever-changing customer and regulatory requirements, companies struggle to keep up with their labeling demands. Barcode labeling has become an essential component in today’s supply chain, especially in the pharmaceutical industry.

Why Companies Need a Supplier Relationship Management Strategy

Cerasis

The business landscape is ever changing, numerous innovations have allowed companies to transcend borders and become global entities. Global leaders should retain suppliers with vested interest in the long-term success of the company.

Balancing Priorities in the Supply Chain: How Data Discovery Reveals Unseen Associations and Opportunities

Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities

Consumer Good Companies Direct to Customer

Logistics Viewpoints

Global parcel logistics firms have launched groundbreaking new distribution channels to offer Consumer Goods (CG) companies access to the traditional markets in places such as Latin America.

Company kit Supply Chain Media

Supply Chain Movement

Targeted at the global supply chain community, Supply Chain Movement informs you about the latest market updates and company developments, industry events, blogs and trends on supply chain worldwide. >> Company kit Supply Chain Media EN. >>

Innovative companies are more successful

BluJay Solutions

The post Innovative companies are more successful appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

5 Reasons Supply Chain Companies Need to Be Curating Content

Cerasis

Sharing content from third-party sources establishes supply chain companies as a go-to resource for all things related to your industry, sector, products, or services. Using third-party social media posts, blogs, videos, and more, supply chain companies can enhance their content marketing efforts by distributing information that is readily available. Here are five benefits of content curation for your company. 5 benefits of curating content for supply chain companies.

Get more “aha” moments in your S&OP Meetings

degree that companies often have several (competing) S&OP pro- cesses in different geographies & business units. Why is it that de- spite its popularity, most companies struggle with S&OP? the company can derive from it. Today, companies are generally.

Customer Experience Driving Innovation for High-Performing Companies

Talking Logistics

The research, produced by Adelante SCM and presented by BluJay Solutions (a Talking Logistics sponsor), was conducted to explore the links between supply chain management innovation, customer experience, technology adoption, and company performance.

Third Party Logistics Company

LeanCor

When dealing with the inherent complexities of supply chain logistics, many companies come to a point when they may wish to use a third party logistics company to manage their supply chain. Using a third party logistics company to manage the supply chain frees up your company’s resources and allows your business to focus on its own core competencies. However, cost-cutting should not be the sole reason for choosing a third party logistics company.

FMCG Company disbands the Supply Chain function…….

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The company has a broad European supply network and is present in most markets. I am back on line again after a few days’ holiday post completion of some challenging factory footprint project work. One of the first catch-up meetings I have had was with an FMCG CEO.

3 companies tell you their success with Quintiq

Quintiq

Just how happy are these companies with the Quintiq solution? The company minimizes human interaction with these systems wherever possible. What do DHL eCommerce, PKN ORLEN and World Food Programme have in common? The answer is Quintiq.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

companies looking to succeed. And how can a company. means that companies must move from descriptive, rear-facing reports. At ClearMetal we’ve observed that most companies are in stage 1 and stage. data is too low for companies to jump to the next stage.

Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste

Talking Logistics

This rapid growth followed by market decline has led oil and gas companies to finally face reality — i.e., that they need to move up the supply chain maturity curve to enable profitable growth moving forward. “Past performance is no guarantee of future results.”.

The Expanding Use of E-Commerce for Manufacturing Companies

Cerasis

However, the realm of e-commerce for manufacturing companies is rapidly growing, and modern manufacturers are starting to see a shift from business-to-consumer (B2C) sales to business-to-business (B2B) sales. What's Driving the Need For Better E-Commerce For Manufacturing Companies?

Company kit Supply Chain Movement in 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Targeted at the global supply chain community, Supply Chain Movement informs you about the latest market updates and company developments, industry events, blogs and trends on supply chain worldwide. >> Company kit Supply Chain Media EN. >>

Ivalua and Axbility Consulting partner to help companies create value through successful procurement transformation

ivalua

Ivalua and Axbility Consulting are both committed to helping companies create value through successful procurement transformation. Based in New York, Axbility deploys strategic management consulting assignments for large US or European companies with transformation projects to improve operational efficiency or digitize their processes. Created in 1987, the consulting firm Axys Consultants supports major companies in their transformation projects.

Real time analytics for your S&OP Meetings?

degree that companies often have several (competing) S&OP pro- cesses in different geographies & business units. Why is it that de- spite its popularity, most companies struggle with S&OP? the company can derive from it. Today, companies are generally.

Campbell Soup Company upgrades Demand Sensing

Supply Chain Movement

Campbell Soup Company, will upgrade to the newest version of Terra Technology’s Demand Sensing solution. In 2004, Campbell Soup Company was the first company to implement Terra’s solutions and reap the benefits of Demand Sensing’s improved forecast accuracy.

Top Supply Chain Challenges for Manufacturing Companies

Supply Chain 24/7

Only a scalable, interoperable supply chain planning and optimization platform can ensure a company’s supply chain performance is optimized

The 6 Top Supply Chain Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Hero of Their Company

Cerasis

This includes flexible solutions that allow the logistics infrastructure to meet market fluctuations, and it serves as a safeguard for established companies looking for a way to stay competitive as more startups increase. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The 6 Top Supply Chain Trends to Make Supply Chain Managers the Hero of Their Company appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

Talking Logistics

Companies looking to contain logistics costs have to use creative solutions, like digital technologies to overcome price increases and capacity shortages.

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

companies face today is access to good, quality data they need to optimize. Companies that lack. solution that is suited to the needs of the company and its customers. Ultimately, the use of these technologies allows companies to prioritize supply.