What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


By the way, AB&R® will attend the GS1 Connect Conference June 19 – 21, 2019 at the Gaylord Rockies Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind?

Sports Authority: Another Not-So-Great Moment in Supplier Relationship Management

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In short, suppliers want their goods back, but Sports Authority wants to sell the inventory ($85 million worth of shoes and sports gear, including $23 million owed to shoemaker Asics America Corp.) As reported in The Denver Post : The suits are designed to determine who gets the money when consigned goods are sold, vendors or the banks. File this under “Not-So-Great Moments in Supplier Relationship Management.”.

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LeanCor Executives to Present at CSCMP Conference


LeanCor executives – Robert Martichenko (CEO), Roger Pearce (VP of Lean Deployment), and Matt Melrose (VP of Operations) – will be presenting and speaking on panels at the 2013 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference in Denver, Colorado next week.

The Big Game & Supply Chain Planning

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Wade Phillips and the Denver defense did well to understand and shut down the strengths of the Carolina offense. Bottom line: Denver predicted the Carolina offense to a ‘T,’ positioned themselves to maximize their own strengths and executed perfectly.

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Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

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Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference later this month in Denver? See you in Denver soon! Robots and automation technologies are playing growing roles in supply chain and logistics processes as we see the rise of driverless cars on our roads, the use of robots to track inventory in stores, and robots and other types of flexible automation technologies in the warehouse.

Next-Gen Supply Chain Management

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Then, and only then, as a category manager or merchant buyer, will a supply chain professional and his or her internal customers be able to get a comprehensive picture of the inventory of the products they are responsible for, including what’s on the shipper’s dock, at the consolidator, on the ocean vessel or stack train or truck, in the DC and on the store shelf.

7-Week Streak of Higher Rates Ends – For Now

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pushed rates up 22¢ on the lane to Denver , averaging $2.97/mile last week. Denver to Chicago was also up 19¢ to $1.31/mile (that may sound low, but it’s the highest average rate on this lane since at least 2011).

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

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Content Summary: Chicago ranks number 1 among the seven metro areas in projected supply chain management and technology employment growth; in net job creation for supply chain-related industries; in freight flow; and in inventory holding.

This Week in Logistics News (October 14-18, 2013)

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Simply put, retailers and others are taking a fresh look at their supply chain networks (and those of their partners) to better balance inventory and transportation costs with service levels that are becoming more stringent. Finally, if you’re attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference in Denver next week, please stop by the sessions I am participating in and say hello.

Snow Drives Rates Up, as Fleet Productivity Slips

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Shippers want to replenish inventories, and some communities will need relief supplies because of power outages or other challenges. Snow is coming. You know it's gonna be bad when all the storms have names. Last week it was Caly. Now we are bracing for Winter Storm Decima.

Activant Anticipates More Virtual Collaboration in B2B Distribution

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According to James Davis, president of Industrial Specialties Manufacturing of Denver, Colo., “We found Summit very informative, the presenters well prepared, and the content relevant to our current business needs. Activant’s systems are designed to help customers increase sales, boost productivity, operate more cost-efficiently, improve inventory turns and enhance trading partner relationships. Activant Solutions Inc.,

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment


Denver, Colorado. With inventory closer to customers, they can shorten delivery times and offer one- or same-day shipping on certain products to improve conversion rates and reduce shopping cart abandonment.

Rates Drift Down for Vans and Reefers in Mid-July Slump

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You don’t have to go into Denver or Seattle to enjoy a rate increase, just be aware of the trends in both directions of your round trip before you choose a load and a destination. And reefer rates get a bump from back-to-school inventory build-up at supermarkets.

This Week in Logistics News (May 30 – June 3, 2016)

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Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Wal-Mart says it is 6-9 months from using drones to check warehouse inventory (Reuters). What was your first concert? Mine was UB40 my freshman year at Cornell, followed by Tracy Chapman a few months later.