This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

They will meet the Philadelphia Eagles, who crushed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC title game, a week from Sunday in Minneapolis, MN. Supply Chain News This Week in News Inventory Management logistics supply chain TransportationIn yet another impressive comeback, the New England Patriots topped the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC title game to move on to their 10th Super Bowl, and 8th in the Belichick – Brady era.

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There’s one sure-fire way to tell when someone has lived in Minneapolis long enough to be called a Minnesotan. Inventory – Excess material and WIP. Transportation – Unnecessary movement of material through the facility/supply chain. The Lean Journey Often Starts with Inventory. For many manufacturers, it makes sense to start by focusing on excess inventory. Lean Manufacturing Uncategorized inventory lean journey lean manufacturing Metrics waste

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Essentially, the team is removing the partitions between network design, sales and operations planning (S&OP), inventory optimization, fulfillment and transportation planning. As a result, the solution is solving inventory, transportation, and fulfillment in one model across strategic, tactical, operational, and executional horizons. Inventory problems solved in isolation have had little adoption.

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And if you speak long enough, you will hear about a supply chain design that delivers growth at twice the rate of competitors while outperforming on cost, inventory turns, and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC).

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All of the above (and other down-stream KPIs and processes) are heavily influenced by the accuracy of a demand forecast: if the demand forecast is much more accurate, a company is more likely to have the right product, in the right quantities in inventory and will have less of the products in inventory that is not required. Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company.

This Week in Logistics News (May 8-12, 2017)

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Oracle Optimizes Global Transportation and Trade Compliance Processes. Setback for Uber as European court advised to treat it as transport firm (Reuters). Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis (Reuters). March 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Could it develop the necessary technology to manage inventory and shipments across many disparate partners and get the warehouses to use it?