7 Hospital Inventory Management Techniques to Reduce Costs

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Proper hospital inventory management can be tricky: administrators and healthcare supply chain professionals must make sure their facilities have enough product to meet demand from doctors and nurses, but not too much that it negatively impacts the hospital’s budget or takes up too much space.

Trending Transportation News: February 2016

PLS Logistics

Retailers aren’t traditionally set up for real-time inventory and customer fulfillment. In January, PLS opened its 12 th branch office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Non-Manufacturing Grows for 72 nd Straight Month. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that non-manufacturing activity continues to point towards growth.

Drone delivery coming soon to a supply chain near you

Kinaxis

The delivery giant, UPS, is hoping to get the required government approval for its own drone delivery concept as its subsidiary, UPS Flight Forward was able to demonstrate successful results with its pilot autonomous delivery program for medical supplies in North Carolina.

Hurricane Florence: What We Know About the Year's First Major Storm

Elementum

It will deliver tropical-storm-level winds by noon Thursday to North Carolina's coast, and hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surges by late Thursday or early Friday. As of 11 AM ET on Wednesday, it’s travelling about 485 miles southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina and roughly 520 miles east-southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with winds of about 125 mph, according to the NHC.

Hurricane Florence: What You Need to Know About the Year's First Major Storm

Elementum

It will deliver tropical-storm-level winds by noon Thursday to North Carolina's coast, and hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surges by late Thursday or early Friday. As of 11 AM ET on Wednesday, it’s travelling about 485 miles southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina and roughly 520 miles east-southeast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, with winds of about 125 mph, according to the NHC.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

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Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. It is now closed at the start of a busy shipping season as companies prepare for holiday inventory builds. Expect tight capacity across North America.

Live Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

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He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University, and is an APICS Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM). Director, Global Operations, Sales, Supply and Inventory Planning. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of North Carolina and Master’s in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech.

On-Demand Webcast – Supply Chain Transformation: Avaya’s Journey

Kinaxis

He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University, and is an APICS Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM). Director, Global Operations, Sales, Supply and Inventory Planning.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

Heading further north along the coast is Savannah, GA, home to the largest single container terminal in the United States. Lowe’s also had distribution centers in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina with extra supplies ready and waiting. Up to date inventory status.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more. Content Summary: Trucks Platoon Across North Carolina Turnpike. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

Local Food Systems Insights from the Front Lines: It’s About the People!

Supply Chain View from the Field

But when it fails, there is an individual in the facility who wears two hats, with the second hat being the North Carolina Department of Agriculture hat. Food Supply Chains Inventory Management Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Quality Sebastian Naskarkis learned more about the ins and outs of produce quality inspections than he ever dreamed.

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4 Things We Learned this Hurricane Season About How Companies Use Tech to Help Communities

Supply Chain Nation

Retailers use the cone to determine store locations in areas most likely to be hit to prepare almost prescient inventory levels. Retailers use a control tower with technology for visibility into inventory on the move and across their store locations. They are in constant communication with state and federal agencies to support communities, customers and subsequent inventory goals by any means possible. They also look at inventory levels and gaps in processes.

Off to another exciting year of student-industry engagement at NC State on cutting-edge supply chain projects

NC State SCRC

Following a project we did last fall, Lenovo’s Data Centre Group (DCG) at Morrisville, North Carolina is seeking to identify and explore its opportunities for process improvement and supply chain efficiency by leveraging Blockchain. Lenovo Excess and Obsolete Inventory.

Claire’s Becomes Latest Retailer to Go Bankrupt

Supply Chain Nation

and its rivals say they need to get bigger to cut delivery fees that are sometimes higher than the price of a burger and fries, getting inventory management right calls for a balanced approach and Amazon has considered buying some Toys ‘R’ Us stores. As soon as the first robot arrived at a FedEx shipping hub in the heart of North Carolina tobacco country early last year, talk of pink slips was in the air. Getting Inventory Management Right Calls for a Balanced Approach.

When it Comes to Direct-to-Consumer Shipping, Warehouse Size Matters

Supply Chain Nation

These warehouses require two to three times more space than traditional warehouses due to the increased inventory which requires more labor and automation. According to Hayley Peterson’s Business Insider article, A Trader Joe’s competitor is opening 100 stores in the US — see if it’s coming to your hometown, Lidl will open its first 20 stores this summer in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, with plans to open 100 stores over the next year.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

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In higher-traffic markets, Advance Auto Parts has “hub” stores that keep more inventory in-stock to give customers what they need when they need it. Foot Locker @footlocker Foot Locker makes it easy for customers to shop the way they want to shop by improving inventory visibility.

Ripped from the Headlines: Supply Chain Trends in the News

Talking Logistics

The article goes on to say [emphasis mine]: The shift, part of what Ralph Lauren says is a long-planned action, will move warehousing and inventory management service from a North Carolina distribution center run by XPO Logistics Supply Chain Inc.—an

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LifeWay Christian Stores selects RELEX supply chain software for forecasting, replenishment & allocation

RELEX Solutions

RELEX Solutions, in collaboration with Columbus Consulting International , to support LifeWay Christian Stores with upgrading its supply chain management in order to reduce inventory and increase availability. LifeWay , one of the world’s largest providers of Christian resources, is implementing RELEX Solutions’ supply chain software for its retail division to improve its inventory forecasting, replenishment and allocation processes. Read PDF.

Patrick Hopkins at Coupa: Coca Cola’s four truths of procurement to pay in action

Supply Chain View from the Field

This led to the development of Coca Cola Consolidated, located in Greensboro North Carolina, which later moved its headquarters to Charlotte, NC. The system was able to drive good visibility and inventory availability of material, and the accuracy of the master data file was established.

Industry 4.0: Will Your Business Survive?

Murano Corporation

It is any instance in which a physical object has connectivity to a network, such as 3D printers, scanners tied to an inventory system, robotic assemblers, etc. Integrated communication throughout a value chain optimizes work-in-progress inventory.

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I also worked with a team of leading thinkers in developing the Future of Procurement Report (published by KPMG) , as well as publish the BVL International Global Logistics Trends and Strategies report with a team of leading academics and executives in Europe, China, North and South America, Russia, and India. I helped create the first North American chapter of BVL International in the Carolinas, and we hosted two meetings at Volvo in North Carolina and Thyssen-Krupp in South Carolina.

Bio-based Products Future is Promising, but Hurdles Exist

Supply Chain View from the Field

Unfortunately, The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard-bearer for classifying businesses and sectors. We were surprised to find that many states with the highest Location Quotients were not states that are typically associated with the biofuels economy, including Oregon, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Maine, and others.

Biogen Idec designs the innovation supply chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

Since graduating from the NC State Jenkins MBA program in 2006, Joydeep Ganguly has risen through the ranks at Biogen Idec – the world’s oldest independent biotechnology company and the largest biotech employer in North Carolina. With multiple alliance partners, we have lower lead times and greater flexibility in building out inventory to meet demand.

Navigating the Future in an Uncertain Political and Regulatory Environment

NC State SCRC

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative held its bi-annual Industry Partner Meeting in the Talley Student Center at North Carolina State University this past week.