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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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26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

The world of logistics is increasingly driven by technology , with artificial intelligence, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and automation among the biggest logistics trends today. Earlier, Ron was a senior logistics executive at a supermarket chain and a prestigious retailer.

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.

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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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.

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.