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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

[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

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.

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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.

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.

Logistics News: Guidelines for Successful Distribution Center Audits

Supply Chain Digest

[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 *.

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

DMCA to make Marine Craft Driving License mandatory

Logistics Middle East

New guidelines to begin January 2015

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.

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.

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.

Indian owners to operate vessels with foreign flag

Logistics Middle East

India''s Shipping Ministry changes guidelines

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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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.

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.

WSJ MANAGEMENT Top 250 List: SCRC’s Role as an Index Provider


Today’s WSJ featured the list of the top 250 companies , a landmark ranking that uses the principles of the management guru, Peter Drucker to identify the most effectively managed companies.

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.

4th Annual Pharmaceutical Logistics & Cold Chain Forum

Supply Chain Movement

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Are you a Game Changer? Tell us your Story!

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The Role of Traceability in the Pharma Supply Chain


As more companies offer new medicines and health solutions, watchdogs and regulators also lay out stricter guidelines. The battle against counterfeit drugs is at the forefront of many of those guidelines. The U.S.

Supply Chain Resiliency - Top to Bottom


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.

4 Air Freight Packaging Pointers from Securing Drums to Pallets


4 Air Freight Packaging Guidelines to Follow. Following these 4 easy guidelines will not only make your product more stable, it will give you , the client, real peace of mind. Editor’s Note: Cerasis focuses on North American transportation management.

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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