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How to boost relationships between shippers and 3PLs

DELMIA Quintiq

Smart planning and optimization technology allows 3PLs to review several different possible scenarios and enables them to make informed decisions after reviewing the results of their intended actions. Transport & Logistics

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6 Important Tips For Effective Logistics Management

Cerasis

Apart from these, the other parameters are – time, transportation, and the costs. Unavailability of the transportation. Regular training workshops keep the employees updated with the latest trends in the logistics industry. Efficient Transportation.

The Most Reliable Supply Chain…Without Technology?

Cerasis

Do you carry too much inventory? They are then transported via bicycle to the train station. I facilitate the “Productivity 101” introductory workshops as well as assist in the facilitation of the Productivity Improvement Network.

Reducing Working Capital in Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Current assets include inventory and accounts receivable, i.e. payments you are waiting to receive, notably from your customers. A ratio of more than 2 may be a sign that inventory is increasing too much or that the company is slow in collecting payments.

7 Strategic Performance Business Practices with 3PL KPIs and 4 KPI Problems to Solve

Cerasis

Sales, Inventory, and Production Planning (SIOP) should be used for business planning and strategy in the shipper, 3PL relationship. Solution 2 : Helping managers and employees to understand the meaning of their KPIs is conducted through workshops run by a logistics service provider. The workshops are consistently rated highly by all participants and helps them to understand why the KPI's should matter to them.

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Lessons Learned from the Beer Game

Supply Chain Nation

At JDA, one of the vehicles we’ve been using to demonstrate the benefits of effective supply planning and collaboration across the supply chain is the Collaborative Flow Planning workshop — AKA, The Beer Game. As part of the Collaborative Flow Planning workshop, we also use the beer game to demonstrate ways in which participants can solve these common and well-known supply chain problems. In the workshop, we play the game twice.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

“Steady progress is being made though, aided by web technology that helps companies share information, systems integration for seamless supply chain handoffs, and perhaps most importantly, by the fearlessness of pioneering organisations.

As Europe Rebounds Supply Chain Continues to Shine

Supply Chain @ MIT

An example of the network’s strength is a recent workshop on risk management in Basel, Switzerland, that was organized by 15 graduates of ZLC’s master degree program. Bucking the trend. Zaragoza, Spain, where the Zaragoza Logistics Center is based, an employment bright spot in Europe.

Supply Chain Education: What Skills Do Your Staff Need?

Logistics Bureau

Our blog posts and articles here at Logistics Bureau are almost always written to inform, but this time we’re writing with a request for information. Transportation management (including specialised types of transportation). Inventory management.