A Brief History of WMS in the Supply Chain

Cerasis

The development and history of warehouse management systems (WMSs) have had a profound impact on how the supply chain functions. However, few understand the history of WMS and how it evolved to encompass item tracking, storage data, inbound and outbound shipping, picking and much more. The concept of warehouse management originated in ancient Egypt as people sought ways to manage grain gathered from crops. Supply Chain Technology Warehouse history of wms

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Podcast: Rob O’Byrne on Digital Transformation, Sustainability, and Diversification in Sourcing

Requis

Supply chain and logistics consultant, educator, and podcast host Rob O’Byrne has over 40 years of supply chain experience. He has been helping companies design more profitable supply chains for over 25 years, most of them as founder and CEO of Logistics Bureau.

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Expanding Into New Territories – What Should a Retailer’s Supply Chain Look Like?

RELEX Solutions

With any new market a retailer has to understand how the supply chain will evolve and differ from their usual operation. If this is the case then they will need to decide whether they will look into third party operations locally to handle their products and manage the physical supply chain until they have sufficient volume to justify an in-house operation. Andrew Blatherwick is one of the UK supply chain scene’s most experienced leaders.

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The History of Shipment Tracking

Turvo

And with demand for more shipping growing across all carriers, the need for faster more accurate tracking will increase. These staggering shipping numbers will only continue to grow as the world continues to become interconnected, and more people continue to shop online.” Ancient Egypt Established the First Known Courier Service Ancient Egypt established the first known courier service around 2,400 B.C.E. Modern shipment tracking might not seem like a big issue.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Egypt. These mergers and acquisitions are reflected on the Supply Chain Movement 3PL Subway Map Europe. Furthermore, Supply Chain Movement has asked these companies which competitors they come across regularly during logistics tenders.

Overcoming complex logistics in building better cities

DELMIA Quintiq

Whether it is shipping pipes to Egypt for irrigation projects or support trusses to build bridges in Italy, the logistics puzzles of the materials industry are varied and complex. Fact: Bigger and better cities of tomorrow cannot be built by companies with outdated and inefficient supply chains. We talked about production planning in building better cities , but what about logistics?

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply chain industry executives are split sharply about how Mexico will fare if it is able to agree with the United States and Canada on terms to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. . The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. 25, second largest increase after Egypt, which climbs six spots.

How we saved an IT contractor 15% and found them a reliable new business phone supplier

Silver Lynx Supply Chain

Within just a couple of hours we had a new short term supplier who could ship immediately; a new long term supplier who could offer wholesale rates; and we even negotiated an additional introductory new customer discount on behalf of our client.

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Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Thailand’s transportation and communication pathways are well-developed for manufacturing supply chains. Shipping. Laem Chabang, another major seaport, is also a container port, making it easy to ship goods by sea. Manufacturers have many shipping options and can choose the best mode for shipping their products, balancing location, speed and cost.

How we saved an IT contractor 15% and found them a reliable new business phone supplier

Silver Lynx Supply Chain

Within just a couple of hours we had a new short term supplier who could ship immediately; a new long term supplier who could offer wholesale rates; and we even negotiated an additional introductory new customer discount on behalf of our client. We didn’t know, we could only guess: trekking across Egypt; moved to the highest mountain in Tibet; taken up scuba diving in the arctic? Precisely what they needed us to do for their supply chain.

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How we saved an IT contractor 15% and found them a reliable new business phone supplier

Silver Lynx Supply Chain

Within just a couple of hours we had a new short term supplier who could ship immediately; a new long term supplier who could offer wholesale rates; and we even negotiated an additional introductory new customer discount on behalf of our client. We didn’t know, we could only guess: trekking across Egypt; moved to the highest mountain in Tibet; taken up scuba diving in the arctic? Precisely what they needed us to do for their supply chain.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Interesting Facts & Financial Breakdown of the Global Logistics Market

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Almost 14 months ago we wrote one of our most popular posts entitled, “ The History of Supply Chain and Logistics Management ” contained a bit of history, definitions, and a great infographic visually going through the history of supply chain and logistics management. A typical logistics framework consists of physcial supply, internal operations and physical distribution of goods and services.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 22-26, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. Nike Forms Supply-Chain Pact With Apollo (WSJ – sub. Symphony Commerce raises $11 million to help brands offer faster shipping (TechCrunch). Here are some additional details from the article: Welspun says it has commissioned an accounting firm to review its supply chain.