What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


Be sure to check out this case study to read how we helped a major healthcare company implement a new UDI labeling process for medical devices. New technology and processes will likely need to be implemented, and what’s more, your staff will need to be on board and fully trained with these new changes. New Hampsire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind?

Halloween Candy – A Scary Supply Chain Planning Problem


In the interactive “ Top Halloween Candy by State ” map, CandyStore.com shows my beloved candy corn is the favorite candy for trick-or-treaters in Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Iowa, Michigan and Alabama. When you boil it down, a product’s shelf life is very short and if you don’t sell it, that inventory will be discounted shrinking already razor thin margins. I admit, I love to eat Halloween candy as much as most grade school children (maybe more).


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7 Ways to Create Perfect Agile Supply Chain Machine

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The findings helped them to become more responsive to final customer''s demand and they could reduce the inventory without product shortage (2) Use Flexible Product Design : according to Lee, product designers should be well aware of the market of raw materials, product commonality and product standardization. Nokia who had a contingency plan managed to locate 2 new suppliers and the new lead-time was only 5 days.

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Rates Drift Down for Vans and Reefers in Mid-July Slump

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And reefer rates get a bump from back-to-school inventory build-up at supermarkets. If you're looking only at load-to-truck ratios on the map above, you'd be pointing your reefer toward New Mexico or Arkansas right now. National average van rates are sliding, but they’re still a few cents above the June average, so the typical mid-July slump isn’t as bad for some truckers as it was in previous years.

This Week in Logistics News (June 25-29, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I’ve started to ramp up my training for our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure team ride in support of JDRF, which will be in Santa Fe, New Mexico on November 3, 2018. Oracle Extends Cloud-based Warehouse Management to Give Customers Enhanced Logistics Performance and Global Inventory Visibility. Song of the Week: “Brand New Day” by Trevor Hall. Nothing gets my heart pumping like cycling to help find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.