7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

The Network Effect

However, to not leave you in the dark, here are our 7 guidelines to achieving growth through globalization: AMAZON GUIDELINE: Do not pursue a growth strategy that duplicates something Amazon is already doing well. STRATEGY GUIDELINE: Strategy must always come before structure.

Walmart Updates Supplier Guidelines, Again

Zipline Logistics

The strict guidelines were implemented to help the company run leaner and be more exact with inventory levels. Unfortunately, most suppliers have been unable to meet the strict guidelines. The post Walmart Updates Supplier Guidelines, Again appeared first on Zipline Logistics.

9 General but Important Tips and Guidelines for Better & Sustainable Freight Management


Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 9 General but Important Tips and Guidelines for Better & Sustainable Freight Management appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. Are you looking forward to becoming a master of logistics, handling freight management with increased efficiency? If that happens to be the case and you need to be able to handle whatever comes your way, then you will need to be fully aware of a few things along the way.

Retail Compliance: Solving for Walmart Vendor Guidelines

Zipline Logistics

The post Retail Compliance: Solving for Walmart Vendor Guidelines appeared first on Zipline Logistics. Strategic appointment times and booking of preferred carriers makes meeting retail compliance standards simple.

Kroger Vendor Guidelines Updated for On-Time Delivery

Zipline Logistics

Updated Kroger Vendor Guidelines Below are the specific changes that Kroger will be implementing: Any supplier that achieves an average of […]. The post Kroger Vendor Guidelines Updated for On-Time Delivery appeared first on Zipline Logistics.

Revised OECD Guidelines to Mandate “Sustainable Supply Chain” Practices


Just yesterday the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises , which provide recommendations for responsible business conduct in a global context, were updated for the fourth time since they were first adopted in 1976. While the words themselves may be simple, the inclusion of the supply chain into the OECD Guidelines is evidence of the major shifts underway and yet to come.

UAE issues driver guidelines ahead of Eid

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UAE attempts to avoid accidents during the busy celebratory period

Raising the Bar on Handling Standards Help Retailer Increase Profits


Packaging Optimization Decreased Packaging Damages ISTA Testing Guidelines Packaging Strategy

Supply Chain News on Making the Most out of Supplier Site Visits

Supply Chain Digest

A Commonsense List of Guidelines from Dupont Supply Manager

Avoid Disputes with iTradeFresh


While BBS has Transportation Guidelines that provide general parameters for the conditions for transporting perishables, there is significant room for error that can lead to these disputes.

Logistics News: Guidelines for Successful Distribution Center Audits

Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Supply Chain Contractors Need to Improve Cybersecurity Risk


As technology cements its place in our industrial and personal lives, the security of our networks, as well as our personal and corporate data, has become central to several sectors: Military contractors must abide by guidelines like ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) and others, which help vouchsafe sensitive military data in third-party hands. In some cases, you’ll be held responsible for damages if formal laws and guidelines apply.

[Infographic]: How Visual Aids Can Improve Safety in the Workplace


Quick Guidelines for Safety in the Workplace from OSHA. To reduce the risk, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration today released an update to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers *.

Viable Visibility with Ocean Carriers

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Shippers are constantly seeking new ways to gain more visibility into their supply chain to ensure on-time deliveries and meet cost guidelines. As in many areas of logistics, visibility during the ocean shipping process continues to be a challenge for both shippers and carriers alike.

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2016 Day 1 Video Review and Commen

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Developing BiModal Supply Chain Capabilities, Smart Crowdsourcing Program for Supply Chain Ideas by Nestle, Why Sales Should Not Own Demand Planning, Guidelines on Outsourcing Logistics

[Video] UL Launches 'Marine Use' Labeling Program for GHS Requirements


New labeling guidelines from worldwide safety organization UL should ensure that chemical containers are clearly marked

5 Steps to Supply Chain Orchestration Success


Following these five guidelines not only makes your organization more efficient, but can also increase revenues and reduce expenditures from purchase to payment. The successful music orchestra is a myriad of ensemble instruments working together to create beautiful music. Supply chain orchestration functions much the same way, with business systems from all trading partners and all transactions connected and working efficiently to create a seamless business.

DMCA to make Marine Craft Driving License mandatory

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New guidelines to begin January 2015

Managing Outsourcing Risk: A New Framework for Banking and Beyond


To combat this risk, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published draft guidelines for the management of outsourcing practices i n June, 2018 to establish a common framework f or risk management in outsourcing activities. Once the consultation phase is over, these guidelines will enter into force on September 30 th , giving banking institutions less than six months to adapt their processes to European requirements. .

Supply Chain Pressures Heating Up This Summer

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CBP Updates Supply Chain Cybersecurity Guidelines in Sourcing Journal. Blistering heatwaves aren’t only rolling through Europe. Global trade is heating up with looming trade wars, demanding and cumbersome regulations and brewing disruptions with stormy summer weather.

Indian owners to operate vessels with foreign flag

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India''s Shipping Ministry changes guidelines

Is Soy the Next Palm Oil?

EHS Sustainability Knowledge at Work

While the uptake of independent sustainability certification for soy has not kept pace with that seen in the palm oil sector, for example, developing principles and guidelines at a local level is proving popular.

Food Logistics Tips for Making Sure Perishable Foods Are Safe During Transit


Train and Educate Everyone involved in the supply chain and transportation process should be familiar with food safety guidelines and regulations. Understand Your Legal Obligations These food logistics tips — or guidelines, really — will certainly help you keep your foods and goods safe.

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Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2018

SCM Research

provides guidelines for scale purification. Emerald has recently announced the winners of their 2018 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. Numerous SCM-related articles have received outstanding paper or highly commended awards, and might thus serve as excellent articles to read during summer. Several winning articles relate to external ( Abdallah, Abdullah & Saleh , Fawcett et al. and Ralston, Richey & Grawe ) and internal ( Makepeace, Tatham & Wu and Roh et al.

Which Statistical Forecasting Methods Should I Use?


Here are some guidelines on selecting the right statistical forecasting methods for your business. Which Statistical Forecasting Methods Should I Use? was first posted on April 26, 2018 at 8:35 am. ©2017 ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not reading this article in your feed reader, then the site is guilty of copyright infringement. Please contact me at hyeboah@arkieva.com.

The Ultimate Guide to Plastic Pallets


As well as design and weight capacity you’ll need consider export and import guidelines as these will influence which pallets you required. It can often be tricky selecting the correct plastic pallets for your business. There are so many different factors to take into account which is why Plastic Pallets in the UK have produced this great in-depth guide to plastic pallets. It contains everything you could possibly want or need to know about plastic pallets.

4th Annual Pharmaceutical Logistics & Cold Chain Forum

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Impact & Implementation of Revised GDP Guideline. Impact & Implementation of Revised GDP Guideline. Succesful Implementation of the Latest GDP Guideline. 4th Annual Pharmaceutical Logistics & Cold Chain Forum. Date: 2-4 April 2014. Venue: Austria Trend Hotel Park Royal Palace Vienna. Organisation: Fleming Europe. URL: [link]. JOIN THE PHARMACEUTICAL LOGISTICS & COLD CHAIN FORUM. JOIN US IN VIENNA AND HEAR FROM OUR PROMINENT SPEAKERS: • RIEKERT J. BRUININK.

What does increasing regulatory oversight mean for the pharma supply chain?

The Network Effect

China published new GMP guidelines in 2012 and called on pharmaceutical companies to pursue GMP certification by the end of 2013. Higher GDP standards are looming in a number of countries – new guidelines will come into force during 2014 in Brazil, the European Union and China.

Blockchain for ELD Roadcheck: How the Technology Aids ELD Management


According to a previous argument by Croke, the hours of service guidelines should be regulating sleep, not drive. Implementation and review of trucking logs following the ELD mandate are well underway, and it is causing a headache for trucking managers and supply chains alike.

11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro


Consider Event-Specific Labeling Guidelines. Certain events, like trade shows and fairs, may have specific labeling guidelines and requirements for all incoming freight. Shippers face an uphill battle against Amazon and the big box retailers.

Keeping Pace with Walmart’s On-Time Delivery Requirements

Supply Chain 24/7

Walmart announced new "On Time & In Full" or OTIF guidelines for suppliers, and is the next evolution of the Supply Chain Reliability program, the last big buzzword was "Must Arrive By Date" or MABD, which generally required you to deliver your products within a 4 day window, but the big change with OTIF is that you now need to deliver your products within a 1 day window and on the exact date, and it must be the full purchase order

7 Distribution Technology Trends Worth Discussing


Hours of Service Guidelines Are Evolving. Hours of service (HOS) guidelines are also changing for drivers. Ultimately, the benefit is found in knowing where all drivers are, how long they can drive for without violating HOS guidelines and what steps can be taken to keep the flow of goods moving.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

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You can now ship CBD products across the United States with USPS and some courier services, but certain guidelines must be followed. USPS issued new guidelines in March 2019, requiring anyone to ship CBD products to meet the following criteria and documentation: 1.

3 Unobvious Supply Chain Risks Companies Shouldn't Overlook


In this post, we examine three of these less apparent supply chain risk types, explain the nature of their risk in the supply chain context, and present guidelines to help you better respond to and mitigate such risks.

5 Steps for Sustaining Healthy 3PL Relationships!

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Communication Guidelines. I have also found it useful to develop a set of communication guidelines that both parties can adopt. Setting these guidelines will lead to a reduction in email traffic and an increase in accountability of all parties. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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