A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When it comes to the state of working in America, warehouses have seen a huge increase of workers with over 1,000,000 total since the start of 2018. Warehouses, often full of moving machinery carrying heavy loads, are inherently one of the most dangerous places to work. Subscribe Here!

50 expert tips on improving warehouse efficiency & productivity

6 River Systems

Most warehouses are on an ongoing mission to maximize productivity by optimizing workflows, automating processes and reducing waste (both time and resources). More than 50% of your warehouse labor is in pick and pack, so start there. Cross-train your warehouse workforce.

Five Tips on Sourcing Products From China

EMERGE App

Google a phrase like “sourcing products from China” and you’ll instantly be faced by almost 39 million results! You need to source for products to sell at wholesale prices to your retail customers. A sourcing agency will typically do one of the following roles: A.

A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide for Managers & Executives to Know

Cerasis

When it comes to the state of working in America, warehouses have seen a huge increase of workers with over 1,000,000 total since the start of 2018. Warehouses, often full of moving machinery carrying heavy loads, are inherently one of the most dangerous places to work. Warehouse

The Past, Present, and Future of Technology in the Warehouse

Logistics Bureau

Imagine stepping back in time to visit a large warehousing operation in 1990. To save you from a meltdown, let’s take a brief journey through warehouse operating developments from 1990 to 2045. 1990: A Fine Vintage for Warehouse Operators. Warehouse Automation.

The Importance of Standard Work in Warehousing and Distribution

LeanCor

Why Standard Work in Warehousing and Distribution? Not only must the work be standardized, the expected inputs, procedure, and outputs must also be clearly documented. Some typical warehouse functions can include: Receiving. Knowledge Sharing in Warehousing and Distribution.

Incoterms 2010 the Right Way - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

In global supply chain , most companies try to take an advantage of low-cost country sourcing to drive material costs down. You have to include a shipping document and damage report or survey port for an insurance claim adjuster as well. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics.

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25 supply chain experts reveal the best tactics to optimize a supply chain

6 River Systems

From raw materials sourcing to warehouse operations , logistics technology , order fulfillment and beyond, there are dozens of points throughout the supply chain, all of which contribute to overall supply chain efficiency. Warehousing. Warehouse Operations

Volumes go up but Supply Chain to Stumble at Last Mile at Peak?

BluJay Solutions

So is it likely that the supply chain, having successfully planned and coordinated its sourcing and logistics strategies to ensure that goods arrive in good time to stock warehouses and shelves in anticipation of the predicted strongest peak period in years, will stumble at the last mile?

Supply Chain Risk Blog Series#2: The Impact of Complexity & Role of Contingency Planning

BluJay Solutions

Where a supply chain is very simple – goods are made in a factory, warehoused very locally and transported to a customer down the road – maintaining visibility and control over the goods is easy and the risk is relatively small. Stay up to date on industry software tools such as Freight Forwarding (Software) , Logistics (Software) , Supply Chain (software) , Transport Management (Software) , Warehousing Management (Software) , Compliance (Software) and Visibility (Software). .

8 key benefits of effective supply chain management

6 River Systems

Some companies go beyond simply providing criteria, conducting periodic audits or requesting documentation verifying suppliers’ compliance steps. Warehouse fulfillment costs contribute significantly to overhead. Warehouse Operations

Green Logistics: How to deliver efficiently while minimizing carbon footprint

Abivin

Source The process and involvement of logistics department in every organization have become an essential part to the economic development for a long time now. Still, to the large extent, transport sector depends on non-renewable fuel sources along with the gases that emit carbon dioxide.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Click the links below to compare this year's innovations to those from previous years: Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017 : exoskeletons, autonomous forklifts, flying warehouses, last-mile delivery, and more. Warehouse Automation. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Control Towers: If Only There Was A Clear Definition

Supply Chain Shaman

While there are many types of visibility (see Figure 1), the most common use case is either sourcing or transportation visibility. Pictures, images, text, email, sentiment, contracts, documents are all areas of opportunity. We finished dinner.

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Inbound Logistics

LeanCor

The lean logistics engineering process incorporates several complex factors including volume fluctuations, sourcing changes, and lead, window, and service times to determine transportation modes, sourcing locations, freight consolidation, trailer loads, route combinations, and freight sequences.

The Ultimate Guide to Pick and Pack Methods!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Your eCommerce sales channels are integrated with your warehouse systems. When one of your customers places an order, the software at your fulfillment warehouse generates a packing slip. You move around the warehouse, picking the items for the order off the shelves.

Visibility: If Only I Could See

Supply Chain Shaman

Examples include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Warehouse Management (WMS_ or Advanced Planning (APS). This team was working on quality improvements and found that the flows crossed 117 disconnected documents in access, excel, and google analytics. My phone rang.

The Power of Downstream Data for Sensing Demand

ToolsGroup

Source: Supply Chain Insights, “The Power of Downstream Data”, July 2017. It includes 3 rd -party syndicated data, direct store-level point of sale [POS] data, store-level inventory data, and retailer or distributor warehouse withdrawal data.”.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Whether you''re a manufacturing company in China, a sourcing agent in London or a world''s leading company in Silicon Valley, we''re all in a global supply chain networks. It is safe to say that if a warehouse operation is not implementing Lean, it is falling behind its competition.

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QAD Supplier Portal: An Introduction

QAD

Manufacturers we work with often mention their desire for a single source of truth that improves decision-making with suppliers, based on the same set of information. Mismanaged documents and processing errors leading to slow cycle times.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics technologies such as robotic warehouse systems make automation a reality, while drones improve last-mile delivery capabilities and better tracking with tools like RFID tags improve visibility throughout the supply chain. Warehouse Efficiency

50 expert tips on supply chain optimization

6 River Systems

Supply chain optimization, however, is complex, encompassing everything from warehouse operational performance to logistics planning and more. It seemed to have no way out; the supplier had patented its manufacturing process, and its pricing was lower than that of other sources.

Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

The overall impact of mobile has been well documented in the press. According to Ti’s white paper on the topic, some goods manufactured in Asia-Pacific could be near-sourced to the US or Europe. This would have the effect of reducing warehousing requirements.

Technologies Reshaping the Global Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Limitations aside; autonomous robots are already bringing innovation to the supply chain and delivering significant value, chiefly because they can help: • Improve speed and accuracy of routine operations, particularly in warehousing and manufacturing. • Smart Glasses in the Warehouse.

Job opening: Associate Director European Distribution at Astellas

Supply Chain Movement

Alternatively they are sourced from contract manufacturers or Astellas sites outside EMEA. In this position you will co-develop, document and implement the supply chain strategy in relation to the transport and distribution process of the European products. Knowledge of best practices in warehousing and transport for pharmaceutical distribution in Europe and worldwide.

Find the Money – How a Transportation Spend Diagram Can Help

Talking Logistics

Typical sources of this data are the accounts payable department, which could or should be capturing comprehensive information from the carrier invoices. In most cases, you will build the Spend Diagram using data from all of the sources above.

Holiday Sales Lead to Further Omni-Channel Growth. But can the Supply Chain Keep Pace?

BluJay Solutions

2011 saw a well-documented series of fulfillment issues from U.S. electronics giant Best Buy, with heavy promotion of seasonal deals being swiftly followed by thousands of cancelled orders in mid-December due to stock shortages, with customers given little time to source replacement gifts.

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Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Potential Sources of Disruption. Well-documented ~ Your contingency plan is of little value unless all relevant stakeholders are trained on it and prepared to jump into action when a disruption does occur. Identifying sources of risk and developing a plan are only part of the story. What alternative plants/factories/sources of supply do they have at their disposal?

Arkieva Supply Chain Scope: Canada Retail Sales Decrease; Is Your Supply Chain a Cyber Threat?

Arkieva

Source: Wall Street Journal. Source: Arkieva Supply Chain Blog. I urged him to take his corporate strategy document and set up a meeting with each profit center manager. Source: Supply Chain Shaman. Source: CBR. How to Cut Costs When Replacing Warehouse Equipment.

This Week in Logistics News (October 10-14, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Amazon Said to Limit Warehouse Access to New Merchants (Bloomberg). Companies also need B2B connectivity — that is, the ability to exchange data, documents, and other information with external business partners and their systems, and to do so in a scalable, flexible, and cost-effective way.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 2-6, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Amber Road broadened its solution footprint this week by acquiring Hong Kong-based ecVision, “a cloud-based provider of global sourcing and collaborative supply chain solutions for brand-focused companies.”

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Potential Sources of Disruption. Well-documented ~ Your contingency plan is of little value unless all relevant stakeholders are trained on it and prepared to jump into action when a disruption does occur. Identifying sources of risk and developing a plan are only part of the story. What alternative plants/factories/sources of supply do they have at their disposal?

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

It’s hard to imagine that Cargill began as a grain storage warehouse in Iowa, USA, in 1865. I split this off from global sourcing because we had plenty of buyers but not enough planning and logistics so service and documentation was failing.

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Guest Blog: 13 things you need to know about freight forwarding

NC State SCRC

Extremely knowledgeable in the elements of supply chain, freight forwarders can assist on all levels, from the packing and warehouse stages to the customs procedure, taking some of the pressure off you. International export and import documentation. These extra services include warehouse storage, cargo insurance, cargo tracking and dangerous goods handling. Origin handling – the unloading, inspection and validation of the cargo against its booking documents.

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Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

And on the subject of sustainability, SCDigest.com covered Walmart’s 2015 Sustainability report : Walmart, the world’s largest corporation, is fresh out with its 2015 sustainability report, the eighth such document it has produced.