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.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Selecting & Managing Logistics Companies & Emerging Logistics Tech Trends

Cerasis

The rationale for outsourcing certain manufacturing and supply chain processes, such as transportation management, fulfillment, and more to logistics companies is evident and clear. This report details instructions for properly selecting and managing third-party logistics companies or 3PLs.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Innovative companies are more successful

BluJay Solutions

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

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.

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. >>

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.

Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

More and more companies are using advanced analytics as an enabler to handle demand variability, reign in network complexity, and improve decision making around capacity planning.

Supply Chain Personified! The Link Between Your Company Silos!

Supply Chain Game Changer

How many parts of your company act as independent silos? How many functions in your company conduct themselves like they are islands? One of the main problems in a functionally organized company is that those functions over time can become isolated from each other.

[Video] Ford Motor Company: Creating global data standards with SCM software

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Recognizing that it needed something to consolidate data about company performance both regionally and globally, Ford initially engineered its own tool. Though it saved Ford quite a bit of money, Thomas says, the company needed something more powerful. “We

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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.

Disruptive Warehouse Technologies for Any Company!

Supply Chain Game Changer

No matter how big or small your operation and your company is you likely have the same pressures on your Warehouses and Distribution Centres. The ability to leverage technology to help address those pressures is no longer just possible for large companies. Inventory accuracy can be a perennial problem for many companies. You do not have to be a large company spending millions of dollars to make this happen. The post Disruptive Warehouse Technologies for Any Company!

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

Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities

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.

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.

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.”.

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 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.

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.

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. >>

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.

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 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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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.

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.

6 Reasons Why Companies Need IoT

Oracle SCM

With the visibility and analytics delivered by connected devices, companies can make the right decisions at the right time, safeguarding profitability and customer service. Companies can now deliver real-time insights into how their fleet is being operated and interacting with the environment.

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.