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?

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.

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 inventory management should be a company-wide conversation

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Alexa Cheater Don’t get caught having your company’s inventory management conversation alone! As David Thomas, Director of Global Capacity Planning at Ford Motor Company says , inventory is “… dead money.”.

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.

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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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.

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.

What are Companies Looking for When Hiring in Supply Chain?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The post What are Companies Looking for When Hiring in Supply Chain? by Alexa Cheater This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management.

Has Your Company Made TMS an Enterprise Priority?

Talking Logistics

Transportation management systems (TMS) have been around for a long time, but TMS has, historically, been down the priority list for many companies compared to other enterprise applications, such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

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.

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

Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities

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.

Conversation with John J. Brown, The Coca-Cola Company

Talking Logistics

Brown, Director of Supply Chain Risk Management at The Coca-Cola Company. Since joining The Coca-Cola Company in April 2008, John has developed a risk management strategy for the Company’s global supply chain and is currently implementing that strategy.

5 MRO Supply Chain Challenges Aviation Companies Need To Prepare For

The Network Effect

The post 5 MRO Supply Chain Challenges Aviation Companies Need To Prepare For appeared first on The Network Effect. Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) businesses are set to witness stunning growth over the next few years. However, the aviation.

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.

End to End Supply Chain Visibility - Solving The Data Problem

Amazon effect," many companies are. companies need more data or more. ClearMet al | Solving the Data Problem in Supply Chain Transformation ClearMetal is a predictive logistics company that uses AI to enable supply. 1DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, END-TO-END VISIBILITY, AND.

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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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.

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

How Are Leading Companies Approaching Workforce Planning?

Talking Logistics

While many companies have invested significant time and money over the years to improve their demand, supply, and manufacturing planning capabilities, they have underinvested in workforce planning and optimization, and they’re now starting to feel the consequences. So, how are leading companies approaching workforce planning? ” The post How Are Leading Companies Approaching Workforce Planning?

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making

Does Your Company Have the ‘Right Stuff’ to Embrace Advanced Analytics?

Logility

Just as Chuck Yeager had to acquire new abilities and skills to break the sound barrier, companies have to define new skills and roles to meet their envisioned advanced analytic enabled processes.

Should Companies Have a Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO)?

SCM Research

But does that mean that companies should have a chief supply chain officer (CSCO)? But companies should be fast now: The authors also reveal that “most of the contingency performance effects manifest only for early adopters of the CSCO role” I am sure that CSCOs will soon be appointed in many companies. Supply chain management has certainly become far more strategic in recent years.

Should Companies Have a Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO)?

SCM Research

But does that mean that companies should have a chief supply chain officer (CSCO)? But companies should be fast now: The authors also reveal that “most of the contingency performance effects manifest only for early adopters of the CSCO role” I am sure that CSCOs will soon be appointed in many companies. Supply chain management has certainly become far more strategic in recent years.

Embedding CSR in Company DNA

APICS

This year, I’ve had the opportunity to interview several business leaders who believe in the power of encouraging corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities throughout their supply chains to make the world a better place

Hadoop and the Modern Data Supply Chain

With the advent of Big Data, companies now have access to more business-relevant information than ever before and are using Hadoop to store and analyze it

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.

6 Tips To Have The Best Content For A Supply Chain Company

Cerasis

So are you running out of ideas on how to curate content for your supply chain company? How to Write the Best Content for Your Supply Chain Company? Shipping companies transport most the world’s products.

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.”.

Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization

AIMMS

Companies are increasingly eager to hear about optimization and advanced analytics. There are several areas where companies are eager to apply optimization. Finding the right people and managing an optimization system is difficult for most companies. Companies setting an example.

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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.

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?