Examples of How Supplier Quality Management System Implementations Pay Off

Cerasis

We conclude our series on supplier quality management (SQM) today with a look at some case studies and examples of benefits derived from the application of a supplier quality management system. Examples and Case Studies from the Implementation of a Supplier Quality Management System.

3 Steps to Addressing Product Quality Issues with Your International Suppliers

Cerasis

Chuck is a legend in our industry and is helping us figure out how to deal with product quality issues when dealing with international suppliers. And how many suppliers have you worked with that you wish would take serious steps to reduce or prevent the quality defects that are hurting your bottom line? . It’s obvious to most of us in the fields of manufacturing, importing and Supply Chain Management the headaches that quality defects can bring. .

ModusLink Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

ModusLink Corporation

ModusLink is proud to announce that is has been recognized by Intel as a recipient of the 2017 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award. The post ModusLink Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award appeared first on Steel Connect.

Metrics and Issues to Consider in SQM (Supplier Quality Management) By 5 Big Industries

Cerasis

This is the second post in a three-part series on Supplier Quality Management also known as SQM. Trend Metrics Collected per Product: Confirmed Product Quality Complaint Rate by Product. Quality Metrics by Product. Quality Metrics by Site. Improve supplier product quality.

Your Supply Chain Probably Has a Data Problem - Start There

companies face today is access to good, quality data they need to optimize. meaningless if they rely on low-quality data. The Data Challenge The common data issues plaguing supply chains are access and quality. Supply chain and logistics people spend. Data Quality.

Characteristics of a High-quality Review

SCM Research

At this year’s CSCMP Conference in Philadelphia I joined a presentation about high-quality reviews held by the co?editors Therefore, I’d like to remember their July 2010 editorial, Crafting High-quality Reviews: Guidelines, Examples and Feedback. In addition, the editors of the Journal of Business Logistics have just provided a prescription for reviewing out of one’s own comfort zone.

High-Quality Data: The Best Fuel for Supply Chain Change

CHAINalytics

By Richard Koch | Associate Director, Logistic, Chainalytics | As supply chain consultants, we often help clients navigate complex change–from adjusting to cost or competitive pressures to unique challenges like an M&A.

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends. These trends stand to impact the transportation and logistics industry, with some already taking hold and others unfolding gradually. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. Trend # 5: Quality Management Deepens and Extends Itself to Automotive Logistics. What other trends do you see transforming logistics in 2014?

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The Top 5 Changes That Occur With AI in Logistics

Cerasis

There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. In general, the predictive analytics solutions in logistics and supply chain are on the rise. The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018?.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

Again and again, the quality of supply chain and logistics. The industry has been complaining about data quality for years and the. procurement officers believe the quality of data is a major barrier, and the. This data quality.

Three Key Trends In Logistics E-Commerce

Cerasis

With the increase in the popularity of e-shops and delivery companies, the logistics e-commerce business keeps growing. It faces more and more challenges, as the customers need companies to be quick and increase their logistics performance more than ever before. E-Commerce Logistics

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Big Data in Logistics

Talking Logistics

There are many buzzwords in the supply chain and logistics industry today, and perhaps there’s none bigger than “Big Data.” Those are some of the questions I discussed with Bob Daymon, Senior VP of Operations at Transplace , in a recent Talking Logistics episode. First, as with all applications, data quality is an issue. The post Big Data in Logistics appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

4 Things We’ve Learned From Starbucks, The Queen of Quality Control

AFFLINK

Without supply chain optimization , there is absolutely no way they could have maintained the same quality as they have grown over time. Here are 4 quality control tips we’ve learned Starbucks: 1. Quality control means everything when maintaining a supply chain.

European Commission Questions Quality of Customs Data Provided by Logistics Services Providers for ICS

Kewill

Supply chain data quality was one of the key issues under scrutiny, and has been classified as requiring urgent action. Next Steps: Subscribe to our blog to receive the full blog series via email and stay informed about the latest global logistics news and insight.

Disrupting Logistics Ain’t Easy

Talking Logistics

I wrote the following: These new services…like UberRUSH make it clear that Uber is building the foundation for a much bigger and broader business down the road — a business centered on logistics services…If you’re a logistics service provider, it would be foolish and dangerous to take Uber (and others like them) for granted. Shyp and UberRUSH are just the latest reminders that disrupting the logistics industry ain’t easy. Defining Success in Logistics.

Outbound Logistics

LeanCor

Outbound Logistics: Think Outside of the Trailer. To facilitate a lean fulfillment stream for our outbound logistics customers, we strive to achieve the perfect order. This is what keeps lean logistics practitioners busy – day in and day out!

Uberization of Logistics Has Arrived

The Logistics of Logistics

For an industry that is forever on the move, the world of logistics is in a perennial state of change, facing numerous challenges and vague demands. For a logistics player, this is a do-or-die moment. How can an app entirely replace a logistics operator?

The 9 Key Considerations of an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Understanding last mile logistics is only half the battle. Shippers need to reevaluate their existing last mile logistics processes and devise an effective last mile logistics strategy that aligns consumer and business expectation. In fact, an effective last mile logistics strategy must consider these nine key points. Planning Is Essential To Have an Effective Last Mile Logistics Strategy. Logistics

Why do high quality suppliers pass over big RFQ/RFPs?

NC State SCRC

Being “window dressing” on a “cold RFQ” is something that no sales person wants to spend their time working on… If the potential customer has never outsourced before, they are unlikely to understand the value proposition of a third party logistics provider. Business Process Outsourcing Change Management Customer Relationship Management Logistics Supplier Relationship Management Supply chain Relationships

5 Skills Necessary For Maximizing Logistics Effectiveness

Cerasis

. Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Robert Everett who gives us some fantastic tips for managing logistics effectiveness. In this article, I propose to have a look at several logistic skills that, besides the specific knowledge in this area, will help to maximize the logistics effectiveness. It is when an employee can honestly share his real views and thoughts regarding the problem or operational issue with all the performers involved in the logistics process.

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. From shareholders to consumers, sustainable logistics has created broad value. Logistics

This Week in Logistics News (May 14-18, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Okay, moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Target Tests Retail ‘Flow Center’ for Faster, Nimbler Distribution (WSJ – sub. Cloud Logistics Introduces TMS Made Easy Along with the Latest Zero-Downtime Upgrade.

This Week in Logistics News (April 23-27, 2018)

Talking Logistics

We have eight riders confirmed so far for our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team — the most ever! Okay, moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week… Buckle Up, Prime Members: Amazon Launches In-Car Delivery.

Logistics Performance Index 2014

SCM Research

Today, the World Bank has released its Logistics Performance Index 2014. The report is titled “Connecting to Compete 2014: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy” The index, which is based on survey data collected from more than 1,000 logistics managers, allows a comparison of 160 countries in terms of trade dimensions, such as infrastructure quality, customs performance and timeliness of shipments.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

In the below article I propose to have a look at the main benefits and advantages of the cloud-based logistics management. Each industry has its peculiarities, among the others, in the logistics, manufacturing, and supply. The cloud-based logistics is a “pay-per-use” model.

Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

Logistics professionals require exemplary international online logistics tools to help them carry out their daily businesses with ease and deliver the best for their customers. Let’s base our discussion on online trucking logistics and mobile applications that can be used in supply chain management on a global basis by the logistic professional to control their business. Top 8 Online Logistics Tools For Logistics Professionals. The Logistics mobile app.

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Distribution Logistics

LeanCor

Distribution logistics includes a wide range of activities. Distribution logistics helps businesses redesign their customer service organization and its processes. Another area of expertise in distribution logistics is warehouse management.

Lean Logistics

LeanCor

Why is PDCA Important in Lean Logistics? In lean logistics (or any field), PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) allows individuals and teams to thoughtfully review an operation for problems or opportunities, and experiment with ways to improve the situation. Warehousing Logistics.

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Procurement Logistics: What Is It & Where Do Logistics Providers Fit In?

Cerasis

Although procurement logistics might sound like it involves the purchasing of manufactured products , it is much more involved. The Definition of Procurement Logistics. The simplest way to think of procurement logistics is the procurement of materials needed to manufacture products. According to DHL , procurement logistics includes obtaining the following necessities: Raw materials. Where Do Logistics Providers Come Into Play With Procurement Logistics?

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q3 2016)

Talking Logistics

If you are looking for insights and advice to help inform your strategic plans for next year, check out the top Talking Logistics posts and episodes from Q3 2016 (see HERE and HERE for the top posts and episodes from Q1 and Q2, respectively). Four out of the top ten posts were guest commentaries from our sponsors, so kudos to them for contributing quality content! When is Now: Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure.

3 More Advanced Technology Trends in Logistics in 2016: Welcome to the Hyperconnected Logistics Industry

Cerasis

This is due in part to significant changes and improvements in how the logistics industry perceives and responds to the demands of a growing customer base. Once, RFID sensors were out of a reasonable range for most logistics providers and shipper to use throughout the shipment journey.

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The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Again and again, the quality of supply chain and logistics data is too low for companies to jump to the next maturity stage. The industry has been complaining about data quality for years and the research says the same.

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Next-Generation Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

If supply chain and logistics executives were granted one wish to make their work lives easier and more productive, most of them would probably say, “I wish I had end-to-end supply chain visibility.” That was the focus of my conversation with Adam Compain, CEO at ClearMetal , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. Part of the problem is that often nobody is responsible for data quality management, yet people have to use the information to run their business.

Top 10 Talking Logistics Blog Posts (May-Aug 2014)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, in case you missed them the first time around or want to read them again, check out the Top 10 Talking Logistics Blog Posts we’ve published from May through August of this year. Click HERE to read the Top 10 Talking Logistics Blog Posts from Jan-Apr 2014). The post Top 10 Talking Logistics Blog Posts (May-Aug 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.