23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Every warehouse strives for efficient order fulfillment. There are many factors that can impact costs, from warehouse replenishment practices to the warehouse equipment deployed to support the fulfillment process. ” Meet Our Panel of Warehouse Pros: Nate Masterson.

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. Commodities such as produce, electronics, mail and military FAK require updates as often as hourly. Warehouse Operations

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Click the links below to compare this year's innovations to those from previous years: Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017 : exoskeletons, autonomous forklifts, flying warehouses, last-mile delivery, and more. Warehouse Automation. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Exhibitors at Multimodal represent every logistics sector – road, rail, aviation, maritime, warehousing, storage services. Shipping Managers, Procurement Directors, Distribution Managers, Traffic Managers, Logistics Directors, SCM Directors, Sourcing Managers, Transport Managers and Supply Chain Directors from: Major High Street and Online Retailers. Government/Military. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events.

This Week in Logistics News (November 7-11, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Real-time presidential election predictions on election day (Source: New York Times). military, the men and women who have risked and sacrificed so much to protect our homeland and democracy, as we continue to work toward creating a more perfect union. Brexit passed.

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It’s All About the Logistics

Enterra Insights

Sun Tzu, the famous Chinese general, military strategist, writer, and philosopher who lived in the 6th century BC, wrote, “The line between disorder and order lies in logistics.” “The logistics function has evolved to what it is today,” he writes, “because most current sourcing practices do not result in optimizing supply and demand.” What products are sourced?

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

The Pulse rooms are fed by data warehouses which pull together data from 94 different applications that are each being used to run data in different parts of the Flex organization.

Supply Chain Management in a VUCA World

Enterra Insights

Anyone who has served in the armed forces knows the military loves its acronyms. For years the military has used the acronym VUCA to describe what, in wartime, is often referred to as the fog of war. Evaluate inventory policy, sourcing modifications, and commercial terms.

Delivery Drones are Taking Off! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Initially drones were primarily associated with the military and aviation sectors, however, they are now being increasingly used for various activities within the leisure, non-profit and commercial spheres. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

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Source: Evan, Flikr. “I SophiaTX Open Source Platform to Integrate SAP, Blockchain. North Korea : The more missiles North Korea launches and tests, the greater the risk for military conflict — or worse.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Interesting Facts & Financial Breakdown of the Global Logistics Market

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Efficient logistics is an important determinant of a country’s competitiveness and source of employment. The United States military ensured that the services and supplies were provided at the right time and at the right place. This also gave birth to several military logistics techniques which are still in use in a more advanced form.

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Tracking the Response to Typhoon Haiyan

Supply Chain @ MIT

There are good sources of information about how the system is working and how many people are being served during a crisis. I have listed several of my usual sources below (note that they do have a logistics angle). Information Sources for Typhoon Haiyan.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling & Logistics

WILL: Drone development over the past several years has resulted in a variety of applications and more recently use in the inventory and tracking of items in warehouses. The current limitation with drone technology use in warehousing is it’s only a two-dimensional scanner.

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I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

If they actually follow through on their promise and oil prices continue to rise next year, how will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in response? Past performance is not indicative of future results.

In Louisiana, Trade War Makes Biggest US Port Tremble

Material Handling & Logistics

He still has the white truck from his days welding pipes post-military service, but added a Jaguar F-type convertible in the same color. He’d either eat the cost or source goods elsewhere—but what happens if the new parts are a slightly different size or shape?