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36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? In higher-traffic markets, Advance Auto Parts has “hub” stores that keep more inventory in-stock to give customers what they need when they need it. Bed Bath & Beyond is also implementing inventory reduction strategies and is on track for a 5% reduction year-over-year by the end of the current fiscal year.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

The company was replenishing dealers’ inventory weekly, using direct shipment and cross-docking operations from source warehouses located near Deere & Company’s manufacturing facilities. The Supply Chain Cost Reduction Challenge: Somehow, Intel had to reduce the supply chain costs for the Atom chip, but had only one area of leverage—inventory. The company began with a pilot operation using a manufacturer in Malaysia. Inventory planning.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Malaysia. The 2015 Annual Third Party Logistics Study also reveals that both sides regard themselves as being successful, and shippers are seeing positive results again this year: an average logistics cost reduction of 9%, an average inventory cost reduction of 5% and an average fixed logistics cost reduction of 15%. Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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