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.

7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Three different positions on achieving growth all point to cross-border e-commerce, from a brand, company, and country perspective: The post 7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization appeared first on Tompkins International.

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

Cerasis

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.

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.

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

Supply Chain Digest

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

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

Cerasis

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.

Viable Visibility with Ocean Carriers

Supply Chain Link

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.

FDA’s Emerging Regulations for Reduced Sodium Intake in Food Implies Broader Transparency

Supply Chain Matters

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued long overdue guidelines targeted at cutting the daily salt content for both packaged food products as well as restaurant meals. When implemented, such guidelines are obviously going to impact food related supply chains, but a proactive approach could lead to both business and […]. Earlier in the month, the U.S.

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

Loftware

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

Which Statistical Forecasting Methods Should I Use?

Arkieva

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.

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

3 Unobvious Supply Chain Risks Companies Shouldn't Overlook

Resilinc

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.

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

Cerasis

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 *.

The Ultimate Guide to Plastic Pallets

Cerasis

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.

11 Best Practices to Ship Parcel Like a Pro

Cerasis

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.

Supply Chain Resiliency - Top to Bottom

ToolsGroup

There is an increased focus on being prepared for supply chain risks such as digital threats, product traceability issues, and now the potential impact of a trade war.

5 Common Problems Vendors Have with Routing Guides

PLS Logistics

Routing guides contain routing instructions and an established set of guidelines and requirements for manufacturers, suppliers, wholesalers and distributors to follow when fulfilling orders and shipping products or materials to a specific location, warehouse or DC. What is a routing guide?

5 Trending Transportation Updates: May 2017

PLS Logistics

Drivers face long-waits when seeking exemptions due to vague medial guidelines. More Diabetic Drivers Seek Exemptions. Insulin-dependent drivers are requesting exemption to stay behind the wheel, but the current approval process is inefficient.

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Creating Better Concept Definitions in SCM

SCM Research

I believe we all have already experienced this: The same concept can sometimes be defined in very different ways by different authors. Conceptual clarity would certainly be great, but how can we achieve it? Think, for example, about concepts such as trust, integration or dependence. So, what do we really mean when we are talking about them?

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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.

Start Managing Your Inbound Freight More Effectively Today

Talking Logistics

This will establish a set of mandatory guidelines that will be used for all vendor-controlled (VDS) and customer pick-up (CPU) shipments. It’s time to make inbound freight a priority and begin reaping the benefits of a program that creates win-win rewards for all supply chain partners.

Sports or Logistics, Supply Chain Scorecards Define Winners

Ryder Exchange

Throw in a bunch of vendors who are not playing by the rules (vendor compliance guidelines) and a vendor scorecard can reveal a retailer’s costs growing, service levels plummeting and consumption of capital and resources increasing. In almost any sporting event, more points win.

7 Distribution Technology Trends Worth Discussing

Cerasis

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.

Seven Steps to Rethinking Supply Chain Inventory Optimization

Ryder Exchange

VMI works best after a thorough analysis and, if pursued, with guidelines and expectations in place. Inbound manufacturing inventory management can be a costly challenge, even for the best supply chain and logistics teams.

Walmart’s OTIF Policy Will Continually Impact Forecast and Planning Strategies

CHAINalytics

Previously under the Must Arrive By Date (MABD) guidelines, suppliers of fast-turning products, as well as perishable … The post Walmart’s OTIF Policy Will Continually Impact Forecast and Planning Strategies appeared first on Chainalytics.

5 Ways to Save Money with Packaging Engineering

Ryder Exchange

Supplier Compliance to Standards – Packaging engineering helps with enforcement of your packaging guidelines. Reducing and controlling costs in a supply chain network are top priorities for most companies.

The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt

Talking Logistics

In February 2016, BIMCO and other leading shipping organisations launched a set of guidelines “to help the global shipping industry prevent major safety, environmental and commercial issues that could result from a cyber incident onboard a ship.” And in June 2016, the International Maritime Organization issued its own guidelines on maritime cyber risk management after “having considered the urgent need to raise awareness on cyber risk threats and vulnerabilities.”.

JDA Labs Hosting Meet-up on “The Art of Data Visualization”

Supply Chain Nation

Guidelines for Data Visualization. Ignacio Alvarez from JDA Labs will speak about guidelines for data visualization. Authors in the data visualization field have written guidelines on how to be effective with your visualization choices. This presentation will sum up those guidelines into six rules you can follow to make the best data visualization choices possible. On Tuesday, January 30 at 6 p.m., JDA Labs is hosting their first meet-up of 2018.

10 Commandments of Inventory Management

Supply Chain Opz

Then, general guidelines for level of forecast can be found as below, - If your customer doesn''t share demand forecast with you, use your own historical data to make a forecast at SKU level - If you get POS data from customers, use it to make forecast at SKU/store level.

A Personal Invitation

Supply Chain Insights

Additional community guidelines are found in the Terms & Conditions, and the Code of Conduct sections of the site. . . Today, I am excited to announce the launch of a community to help the supply chain professional.

Citations of Excellence Awards 2013

SCM Research

Some of you may remember my last year’s post about the 2012 Citations of Excellence Awards. A year has passed since and Emerald Management Reviews has now announced the winners of the 2013 Citation of Excellence Awards. I went through the list of 50 awarded papers and discovered two papers which I think are particularly relevant to our field. First, a paper by Lawson et al.

David and Goliath: Lessons for supply chains

The 21st Century Supply Chain

They develop more guidelines, decision hierarchies, rigid processes which end up making it more difficult for employees to achieve their goals than before. by Carol McIntosh I just finished a great book called ‘David and Goliath’ by Malcolm Gladwell.