Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

The only way to take control of your future is to double down on quality. Product quality directly impacts the profitability of a company. The cost of poor quality is so closely related to supplier quality and compliance that manufacturers must give the proper attention and resources to the optimization of their upstream partnerships. Today’s challenge is to lower the finished product defect rate by emphasizing supply chain quality. Supplier Quality Management.

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.

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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. .

Q&A: American Manufacturer, UCan Zippers, Shows Pride, Quality, and Commitment to American Manufacturing

Cerasis

It's why their quality is the biggest reason they are and will continue to succeed. The business was a small operation in the beginning with my father and three other employees helping pack and ship zippers to customers in Los Angeles.

How to Successfully Integrate an E-Commerce Shipping Plan Into Your Traditional Shipping Practices

Cerasis

E-commerce value will exceed $4 trillion by 2025, and demand for e-commerce requires seamless integration between traditional shipping practices and an e-commerce shipping plan. Its global nature makes conventional shipping strategies inefficient and utterly unworkable.

Quality Improvement in Manufacturing: Relief for Operations Manager

ThroughPut

Nothing was really in our control, and we had to make it work with existing teams & existing resources in our existing situations (during invasions, offshore on a ship, knee-deep in Oklahoma mud & the usual). Fall has begun.

How to Ship Large Items on eBay

Freight Center

If you’re shipping large cargo too big for the traditional parcel carriers, then knowing how to ship large items on eBay offers your business a brand-new opportunity for exposure and profitability in the online space. But venturing into eBay shipping can be a daunting task for first-time shippers, start-ups or for small businesses looking to grow. Luckily, we are here to help and guide you through everything logistics so you can ship large items on eBay.

E-Commerce Shipping: Why Shippers Are Mastering E-Commerce to Go Omnichannel

Cerasis

Unfortunately, shippers may overlook the biggest obstacle to omnichannel, developing effective e-commerce shipping practices. According to Stacey Rudolph of Business2Community, e-commerce shipping is complicated with an average return rate of 30 percent.

Shipping Freight Isn’t Tactical Anymore: 3 Areas That Require Strategic, Collaborative, & Innovative Thinking

Cerasis

In today's ever more complex supply chain riddled with thousands upon thousands of processes, shipping freight has moved beyond tactical prowess for those who execute well and has evolved to now include strategic, innovative, and collaborative efforts to maintain not only a competitive edge but reduce overall transportation cost footprint. This series' goal is to empower those shipping freight with more confidence. Knowledge of Best Practices in Shipping Freight.

Balancing Demand Planning & Same-Day Shipping

IQMS

To help ensure the on-time delivery of its high-quality sensors—almost always with same-day shipping—CTI relies on its DELMIAworks manufacturing ERP system. Because we have a 100% percent control of the product, we get 100% control of the quality.”

Last Mile Shipping Success Requires a Holistic Approach

Talking Logistics

Not long ago, people would take a Saturday afternoon to visit a furniture showroom, sit on several couches, fill out an order form, write a check, and wait six to twelve weeks for the sofa to be shipped to the store. Two-day shipping standards for packages is impacting consumer expectations of large format deliveries. To achieve this shippers must rely on a broad network of reliable, high-quality home delivery carriers to represent their brands.

Real-time Data will Impact How Quality is Managed in Supply Chains

NC State SCRC

At a recent meeting I attended, several members of a quality team noted that suppliers sharing process capability data from their line would provide enormous benefit. Emerging real-time quality data systems being deployed by companies will improve the exchange of information between suppliers and Quality personnel, especially around inspection reports. This is the opposite of the typical quality assurance process which is reactive.

5 Truckload Shipping Trends to Watch for in Today’s Freight Market

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While this is not definite, it’s good to watch as it could ultimately lead to a better quality of life for drivers, greater efficiency, and more capacity in the market. Market changes prompt new freight shipping strategies.

Manufacturing Quality Issue Turns into a Huge Success Story for Procurement

EC Sourcing Group

If you sell a premium product, manufacturing quality issues can kill your image and your bottom line. They protect the beverage and their unique shape and labeling are an important part of their high quality brand image.

Why OmniChannel Solutions are Needed in Shipping & Logistics to Meet Consumer Demand

Cerasis

However, Amazon is shaking up the mix by seeking to make today’s e-commerce practices obsolete, and shipping and logistics providers need to understand why. Consumers are also expecting more of manufacturers and shipping companies.

Quality Audits Are The Future Of Food & Beverage Manufacturing

IQMS

Bottom Line: Food & beverage manufacturing’s future is being defined by the over 60 customer quality audit requests a typical manufacturer receives every year, combined with the need to excel at FDA audits and compliance to stay competitive.

Powerful Data Analytics Of Shipped Volumes

Gravity Supply Chain

The ability to make intelligent supply chain business decisions is contingent on having high-quality data on your supply network. High-quality data has the following characteristics… The post Powerful Data Analytics Of Shipped Volumes appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Articles Automation & Digitization Retailer Supply Chain Visibility Gavin Webber

Last Mile Shipping Success Requires a Holistic Approach

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Not long ago, people would take a Saturday afternoon to visit a furniture showroom, sit on several couches, fill out an order form, write a check, and wait six to twelve weeks for the sofa to be shipped to the store.

Supply chain risks in the spotlight: Effects of Hanjin Shipping filing bankruptcy protection

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha Supply chain risks in the spotlight: Effects of Hanjin Shipping filing bankruptcy protection. A few days ago, the world’s seventh largest container shipping company by volume, Hanjin Shipping, filed for bankruptcy protection.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.”

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While this is no means definite, it’s an interesting bit of news to keep an eye on, one that could ultimately lead to better quality of life for drivers, greater efficiency, and more capacity in the market. The post Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019 appeared first on Transportfolio.

4 Tips for Shipping Temperature-Controlled Items

Freight Center

We’ve pulled together 4 tips for shipping temperature-controlled items and will guide you through the most important steps to ensure your customers have safe, quality products right off the shelf. Temperature Controlled ShippingCOVID-19 has surely had an impact in so many ways.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While this is no means definite, it’s an interesting bit of news to keep an eye on, one that could ultimately lead to better quality of life for drivers, greater efficiency, and more capacity in the market. The post Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019 appeared first on Transportfolio.

What are common issues and challenges of shipping and incoterms?

Dragon Innovation

logistics Manufacturing quality Contract Manufacturer CM assembly Ask a Dragon shipping International Commercial Terms incotermsAt Dragon Innovation, we're approached with manufacturing questions all the time.

Research in Focus: Sourcing Trends and Concerns

Talking Logistics

Sourcing is the heart of today’s global supply chains, and decisions made on sourcing impact everything from transportation and shipping costs, to both social and regulatory compliance concerns.

How international shipping can be improved in today’s global automotive supply chain

The Network Effect

Today I want to discuss international shipping management in the context of the new network platforms. . Visibility and timing once again take center stage related to international shipping. verify that the quantity and quality of the goods conform with the documentation.

Packaging Supplies Checklist: 8 Shipping Savings Tips

AFFLINK

Although many products have consistent packages, learning about the product during the package redesign phase will lead to customer relationship and quality performance benefits. For example, many companies ship beverages from one location to another.

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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Top 5 reasons shipping rates are changing & what to expect

CargoBarn

Although there are several factors shifting the costs of shipping we will focus on the TOP 5 REASONS SHIPPING RATES ARE CHANGING & WHAT TO EXPECT. To attract new truckers, businesses are increasing pay and benefits, further raising shipping rates. Freight Shipping

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico Shipping Series Part 3: Transportation Success is More than a Low Rate per Mile.Transportfolio by C.H. More than ever before, shippers have better access to information, and better quality information about how to find transportation savings.

InSight, InControl: Real-time position and quality monitoring for production material transports

SupplyOn

But generally speaking, not even the shipping agent transporting the production material to the nearest port has this information. The focus is not just on time but on quality, too This data is crucial for the material planner to be able to act flexibly and adapt production planning to potential changes early on. Here’s an example: an adhesive arrives by ship at the port of Marseilles in the south of France.

Multi Carrier Shipping: 8 Ways to Avoid the Shortsightedness Of Chasing The Least Cost Carrier

Cerasis

When you are looking to choose a carrier when it is time to ship your freight, it might seem obvious to go with the carrier that provides you with the lowest “sticker price.” It’s one thing to promise results and quite another to put the expected quality of service in writing in your contract.

Holiday Shopping Means Holiday Shipping: How Do All Those Packages Get Delivered?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It also means we can help small and medium business owners find reliable multimodal shipping options to save them time and money through Freightquote by C.H. Robinson, a web-based, mobile-responsive offering specifically designed to streamline the shipping process.

Predictions for 2019: What Will the Year Have in Store for Global Shipping?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Ultimately, we expect the extra costs will likely fall on consumers for goods shipped around the world. As such, it will be critical for businesses to work with quality supply chain providers, like C.H. The post Predictions for 2019: What Will the Year Have in Store for Global Shipping?