Say Customer Service and Mean It

Supply Chain Shaman

The organization is not clear on accepting special requests and expedited shipping policies, often resulting in a lower margin. Dan, new to the job, failed to remove the shipping bolts from the back of the washer.

Ripped from the Headlines: More Supply Chain Trends in the News

Talking Logistics

Lingerie maker Victoria’s Secret looks to uncover supply chain issues (Reuters) and Target invests in Minneapolis start-up that helps retailers monitor supply chains (StarTribune). one of the world’s biggest textile manufacturers, after it discovered that 750,000 sheets and pillowcases labeled as Egyptian cotton were actually made with another type of cotton.

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28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. For example, if my contract manufacturer is late with an order it can cause me to incur excess costs with the freighting and warehousing companies, respectively. John Moss @EnglishBlinds John Moss is the CEO of English Blinds , the manufacturers of bespoke window blinds and shades.

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

Thirdly I have set up global raw material supply (GMS), a supply entity that consolidates CAN’s global purchase orders and global vendors to plan and deliver raw materials for our manufacturing sites. GMS is a team of nine people based in Rotterdam, Shanghai and Minneapolis. We align our supply chains along these strategies and, at the same time, we aim for lean and/or agile manufacturing.

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