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Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. The roundtable discussions during the seminar confirmed that it’s a familiar problem.

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5 Engagement Strategies in Managing a Relationship With a Transportation Management 3PL

Cerasis

This is our 9th post in our strategic transportation management and logistics series. When selecting a transportation mangement 3PL to aid you in a robust and effective transportation management strategy , defining the rules of engagement is critical to success. When you do engage and hire a 3PL for effective transportation management, it is vital that you look at this relationship as a partnership and not a commodity.

This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I am in Minnesota today, at the CSCMP Twin Cities Roundtable Annual ½ Day Seminar , where I am participating in a keynote session with Rick Blasgen (President & CEO of CSCMP) and Steve Raetz (Director Research & Market Intelligence at C.H.

How to Secure Your First Supply Chain or Logistics Job

Logistics Bureau

If you’re preparing to launch a new career in supply chain or logistics , it will help a lot to know how and where to look for a first job, which appointments can get you off the best start, and what qualifications will be most helpful in getting you into the profession.

Avoid “Lost in Translation”. Monetize S&OP to Include Finance.

ToolsGroup

It’s a problem of “lost in translation”—the differing lingo used by the finance side versus planning, supply, production and logistics. 4-9% decrease in the value of obsolete inventory as a percentage of total stocked goods (product costs).

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Why Your Supply Chain Isn’t Best in Class

Logistics Bureau

I’m actually going to go into each of these 8 Tips in a lot more detail at our next Free Breakfast Seminar. Most companies outsource some aspect of their Logistics. 7 – Freight Transport – Service v Cost. That Free Breakfast Seminar.

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Top Ten Tips to Boost Supply Chain Performance to Best in Class

Logistics Bureau

I’ll also be providing some step by step guides and tools on these at our Free Seminars Series in February and March, but more on that later. Transport Service Selection. Well over 80% of organisations outsource some part of their Supply Chain and Logistics operations.

Common Supply Chain Mistakes to Avoid

Logistics Bureau

At our seminars I often share case studies demonstrating the impact of not getting this right. The possibilities of outsourcing some or all of your logistics activity. The prices your company is paying for freight transportation. Inventory levels across your business.

World-Renowned Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai joins ThroughPut Advisory Board

ThroughPut

We hope that ThroughPut’s platform ELI can one day be accessible to every operations team in the world to democratize the Just-In-Time culture, reduce excess inventory, and eliminate waste across global supply chains.” He gives seminars globally, evangelizing the Toyota-Way of product development, product development organizations, and talent management. MENLO PARK , SILICON VALLEY, Calif., 3, 2018. ThroughPut Inc.,

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50 expert tips on improving warehouse efficiency & productivity

6 River Systems

Advances in logistics technology , such as automated robots , have a big impact on warehouse productivity, along with innovative AI and machine learning solutions, sophisticated warehouse management software and other technology solutions. Inventory is the lifeblood of a warehouse.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

The rankings are based on a composite score based on the opinions of Gartner’s analysts; a group of peer voters (mostly supply chain practitioners, professionals and experts; in the interests of full disclosure, I myself am part of the peer panel); some metrics, including return on assets, inventory growth and revenue growth; and a corporate social responsibility (CSR) component score. Department of Transportation to ban the product from air transportation.