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. .

More Incidents of Quality Inspection Tampering Involving Yet Another Japan Manufacturer

Supply Chain Matters

had each tampered actual quality specifications related to components shipped to respective customers. Procurement and Sourcing Product Lifecycle Management Product Quality supplier quality Supply chain Matters blogOn Friday of last week, Mitsubishi Materials Corp. disclosed that three of its supplier subsidiaries, Mitsubishi Cable, Mitsubishi Shindoh Co. and Mitsubishi Aluminum Co.

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.

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. Data Quality. predictive shipping.

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.

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.

6 Ways Quality Can Strengthen Supply Chain Profitability

Material Handling & Logistics

A spirit of collaboration and open communication is more essential to quality success than other initiatives. But then extra costs are incurred once the final product is manufactured and delivered and it is discovered that reworks are required due to the focus on price and not quality.

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.

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.

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.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

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.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

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.

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

Shipping Containers! More than just a Box! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The incredible proliferation of shipping containers is so vast that it is easy for current generations to take the existence of these steel boxes for granted. And it is with that mentality that the common, standardized shipping container was invented. The post Shipping Containers!

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.

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.

E-Commerce Delivery: Stop Shipping Air and Empty Boxes!

Supply Chain Game Changer

If the company is that inattentive to packing a box how do I know that the actual product I ordered doesn’t also have some of that poor attention to quality built-in? So if shipping costs are higher than they need to be, you are also paying for it, even if that cost is hidden from you.

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

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?

TPM Recap–Is It Finally Time to Embrace Technology to Address Capacity, Transparency and Risk in Ocean Shipping?

Savi

Anticipate Capacity Needs with Better ETAs Available storage and shipping capacities have decreased, making ocean shipping’s efficiency and cost-effectiveness more important than ever. With the aid of technology, companies can easily manage shipping risks.

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.

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

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.

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

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?

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.

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 6: How to Improve Your Customs Broker Relationship

Transportfolio

As I wrap up this series, I realize just how much information we’ve already covered about shipping freight across U.S./Mexico There’s a lot of value in the quality service you can expect from a great customs broker. Mexico Shipping Series: U.S./Mexico

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.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

Basically, responsible for ocean freight carriers, ocean ships that rely on truck companies. Shipping a 40-ton container back in July or June used to cost about $700 — a 40-ton container. More than half of Hanjin’s ships were chartered.

Consolidation in shipping continues as DP World acquires Unifeeder

EFT

DP World’s acquisition of 100% of Unifeeder for €660 million marks out another step in the consolidation for the shipping industry, although this time instead of an alliance between shippers it is a port operator bulking up. .

5 Strategies for Successfully Outsourcing Shipping Logistics

Transportfolio

Outsource models and solutions may look similar on the surface, but the level and quality of the activities performed will have an impact on other parts of the organization beyond transportation. Often in my work in the C.H.

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.

Data 173

U.S./Mexico Shipping Series Part 1: Door to Door Service Providers

Transportfolio

Mexico Shipping Series Part 1: Door to Door Service Providers.Transportfolio. Mexico cross-border shipping. When shipping across the U.S./Mexico Few providers could provide adequate quality across all services and in multiple geographies. Mexico Shipping Options.

What Are LTL Shipping Apps, and How Will They Soon Save Time & Money?

Cerasis

As explained by Todd Dills of Overdrive , the use of LTL shipping apps is experiencing a boom. Convoy has managed to secure an additional $185 million to develop its freight brokerage app further and once released, and it will accelerate the use of LTL shipping apps around the globe. The next wave is the introduction and widespread use of LTL shipping apps, and shippers need to know what it means for their future. Why Aren’t More Carriers and Shippers Using LTL Shipping Apps?

Recalls and Blockchain: How Blockchain Can Aid in and Ultimately Prevent Recalls

Shipchain

Any company shipping temperature-controlled goods or needing better visibility, including pharmaceutical supply chains, could benefit from the Track and Trace platform. One of the problems involving recalls goes back to accountability in shipping.

8 Best Drop Shipping Companies for Your eCommerce Business

EMERGE App

I believe that you heard drop shipping is the best way to start your business online and now you are in search of drop shipping companies to partner with. The best part of drop shipping is zero initial investment. Best Drop Shipping Companies to Partner With.

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.