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Good Safety is Good Business at the LogiChem 2015 Conference

CH Robinson Transportfolio

At LogiChem, attendees interacted through roundtables and panel discussions on topics that identified best practices around inventory and supply chain metrics, third party logistics provider (3PL) management, rail logistics strategy to combat the driver shortage dilemma, and a host of other topics.

Retail Distribution Center Automation: 6 Factors to Consider

C3 Solutions

Download for later. Those DCs operate with 33 percent less inventory than conventional retailers and work towards a standard of orders being picked and packed within two hours of the customer clicking the 'buy now' button. [3]. This article is part of our Retail Program.

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Do You Have a Proactive Supply Chain Design or a Reactive One?

Talking Logistics

Thankfully, digitization of inventory and technology like real-time shipment tracking from 3PLs are taking the pinch out of switching for these companies. While civil unrest could slow down production or shipments in a foreign country, natural disasters can accomplish just as much shipping disruption in North America. Inventory age optimization, which pinpoints the risks of products aging out, perishing, or becoming otherwise unsalable through stagnation.

4 Use Cases of the IoT in Retail: Operations Transformed for Greater Efficiency and Profitability


Item-Level Tracking Will Enhance Inventory Management. Inventory management is among the most complex processes in any retail establishment. Inventory levels in the store dictate what gets reordered. The Internet of Things (IoT) is all around us.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

Warehousing effectiveness depends upon the accuracy of the physical inventory in the warehouse with the respect to the inventory indicated in the computer system. This discrepancy between the physical and electronic inventories is dependent on the reliability of the warehouse processes.

Lull Case Study: Order Fulfillment that Doesn’t Keep You Up at Night


With FLEXE, Lull gained a software platform to manage inbound and outbound shipments while tracking real-time inventory levels across their FLEXE network of fulfillment centers. Lull uses FLEXE for order fulfillment to their customers.

New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers


Historically, we’ve done this through free to download whitepapers and reports but have increasingly looked to webinars where key decision makers and influential stakeholders can share best practice in their industry directly with the market between events as well. .

Three High-impact Areas and Easy Wins in Grocery Retail Supply Chains

RELEX Solutions

Take spoilage ; if your DC is holding stock with a rapidly diminishing shelf life, then allocating it to stores with high inventory turnover increases its chance of being sold within its ‘sell-by’ dates. On the flip side, stores with low inventory turnover should be allocated stock with the longest remaining shelf life to give them the best possible chance of selling it before it spoils. store/SKU) let you fine-tune inventory levels to avoid running out of stock or overstocking.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

AI will be able to survey an area or room and create an accurate inventory in seconds, including weights and volumes, and determine damage on items. This de-risks and de-stresses the supply chain and reduces costs for the transport operator and their customer.