Supply Chain Management Case Study


Supply Chain Management Case Study: Total Delivered Cost Model. In this supply chain management case study, read how LeanCor analyzed the supply chain to find opportunities to reduce total delivered cost, and identified pilot SKU’s for implementation.

TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt

Talking Logistics

Rapid growth, coupled with new market segments and channels (including ecommerce), prompted Carhartt to embark on a multi-million dollar upgrade of its distribution center, which included investments in warehouse management and transportation management solutions.

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Lionel Racing: An Omni-Channel Case Study

Talking Logistics

Prior to the merger, order fulfillment for the train side of the business was managed by a third-party logistics provider (3PL), while the NASCAR collectibles side of the business managed its own fulfillment from a 75,000 square foot warehouse in North Carolina.

Does Your Warehouse Need Voice?

Supply Chain Shaman

A warehouse is not a warehouse and a supply chain is not a supply chain. One of these options is voice-directed warehousing. Voice-directed warehousing, where a warehouse worker is directed to perform tasks based on voice automation using a headset, is now over twenty years old.

Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Analysis of case study is certainly one of the most popular methods for people from business management background. This section features the supply chain case studies of H&M, Benetton, Zara and Adidas. The last supply chain case study in the fashion retailing industry is Adidas.

Warehouse Management in the Retail Industry


Warehouse Management System Overview. And, that is, the significance of warehouse management. Unlike conventional warehouse management practices, modern retailers rely more on on-premise or SaaS Warehouse Management Systems (WMSs).

How Lean is your Warehouse?


4 Ways to Improve upon your Lean Dedicated Warehouse. Our most recent webinar on the Lean Dedicated Warehouse, showed us a lot of very interesting insights about what the opportunities are in our industry today. This is an opportunity for improvement in many warehouses, we found.

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Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning


September 26, 2019) A new study by ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, and Spinnaker, a supply chain services company, has found that only 7% of companies are reaping the benefits of digital transformation of supply chain planning. PRESS RELEASE.

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Warehouse Robots Enable a Digital Transformation

Logistics Viewpoints

Because about half of this company’s 2017 revenues are related to warehousing services, several of their digital projects have been related to improving efficiency in their warehouses. This case study describes their approach to testing out mobile logistics robots. The post Warehouse Robots Enable a Digital Transformation appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Warehouse Automation digital robots supply chain

50 expert warehouse optimization tips and techniques

6 River Systems

Optimizing your warehouse means examining every corner of your infrastructure and every facet of your workflows and processes to identify and correct inefficiencies. “Warehouse optimization starts with an efficient layout. Upgrade your warehouse equipment.

Logistics KPIs Case Study: Whirlpool’s Supply Chain and Logistics Success Driven by Effective KPI Implementation


We conclude our ongoing series in talking about effective KPI management by giving you a real live Logistics KPIs management case study from Whirlpool's engagement with a logistics service level provider.

What is picking in a warehouse?

6 River Systems

Warehouse picking refers to the process where individual items are picked from a fulfillment facility to satisfy customers’ orders. It’s an essential aspect of order fulfillment and is considered one of the most expensive and labor-intensive activities for warehouses.

29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

Warehouse robots are just one form of warehouse automation , but they’re making a big impact. In reality, warehouse robots are augmenting the work of humans, streamlining tedious, repetitive tasks and reducing errors, while also easing the physical demands on warehouse workers.

Physician Office Case Study: Hybrent provides supply chain efficiency at multi-site locations


And, because Village Podiatry locations are scattered around the region and it does not have a warehouse that supplies can be delivered to, it is important for the accounts payable department to know immediately when a product is delivered. SITUATION.

Warehouse Management Software – A Blueprint for Warehouse Excellence & Inventory Management


What is Warehouse Management Software? A Warehouse Management Software (WMS) is one that helps plan, control, and manage the day-to-day manufacturing operations in a warehouse along with the guidance of inventory movement, optimizing order picking, and shipping of customer orders. It helps manufacturers effectively control and administer warehouse operations right from the entry of goods or materials into the warehouse until they move out.

New 3PL Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

In the 2015 19th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, survey results showed the continuing, positive overall nature of shipper-3PL relationships. Again with this year’s study, the most frequently outsourced activities tend to be those that are more transactional, operational and repetitive.

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Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 1? A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

Case Studies. A Case Study. This case study will show you the analysis of Apple Supply Chain core processes, challenging issues and complexities of its operations. Number of Warehouse Facilities. Number of Warehouse Facilities Amazon vs Apple. A Case Study.

Rethinking Warehouse Operations Management with Artificial Intelligence


After all, it is important to know how certain events could impact operations in the future and what companies can do to mitigate unforeseen risks due to volatile production conditions to efficiently manage warehouse operations. Guest Post written by Anita Raj, Industry 4.0 and AI Evangelist.

A Case Study in Reverse Logistics Optimization!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Inadequate planning and execution resulted in excess and obsolete inventory and poor utilization of warehouse space. The post A Case Study in Reverse Logistics Optimization! Subscribe Here! Email Address. Blog post, and permission to publish, provided by ModusLink.

Implementing RFID for Manufacturing Visibility: A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

This article is a guest commentary from Prof Ming K Lim who is Head of Centre of Excellence for Supply Chain Improvement and Professor of Supply Chain and Logistics Operations at Derby Business School.

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.

7 Traits of Great Supply Chain Leader: A Case Study of Tim Cook

Supply Chain Opz

Cook reduced number of warehouses, from 19 to 9 and slashed inventory level from 2 months to 1 month. The value of supply chain management as a discipline has gained more and more recognition from the business communities.

Unlocking the Value of Global Supply Chain: the Case Studies

Supply Chain Opz

In order to control its supply chain, they use a central warehouse to Germany to receive and ship products to local distribution centers in different countries.

50 expert tips on improving warehouse efficiency & productivity

6 River Systems

Most warehouses are on an ongoing mission to maximize productivity by optimizing workflows, automating processes and reducing waste (both time and resources). More than 50% of your warehouse labor is in pick and pack, so start there. Cross-train your warehouse workforce.

The 2018 Supply Chain Study


Teaser / Précis: AI and Warehouse Robotics are a couple of the buzz words inundating supply chain at the moment. What’s clear is that the industry is changing rapidly at the hands of technology. Beyond the hype, however, fundamental changes are taking place.

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AutoStore and the Rise of Flexible Automation: The Parts Town Case Study

Logistics Viewpoints

Historically, we talked about warehouses as being manual or highly automated. Manual warehouses are more flexible. Highly automated warehouses have much higher throughput, but their lack of flexibility adds risk. The post AutoStore and the Rise of Flexible Automation: The Parts Town Case Study appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Lull Case Study: Order Fulfillment that Doesn’t Keep You Up at Night


Get the PDF of Lull’s case study >> Challenges to Order Fulfillment. The FLEXE Supply team sourced additional warehouse providers in the FLEXE network—all of which were already running on the FLEXE software platform.

Is Warehouse Robotics at the Inflection Point?

Locus Robotics

A 2018 study found that 43 percent of consumers surveyed expected “much faster” delivery times, a sharp increase from 2017. Recent studies indicate that more than 40% of Black Friday’s e-Commerce business was conducted on a mobile device. Rick Faulk, CEO Locus Robotics.

5 Supply Chain Trends You Can’t Ignore (Takeaways from Accellos Conference)

Talking Logistics

Kevin Collier , Director of Operations at Goggin Warehousing. I encourage you to watch the brief interviews to get the full story on their case studies. Are you working in a Company of Yesterday or a Company of Tomorrow ?

Global Warehouse Investment Driven by Secular Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

I mentioned that the research process leading to the publication of ARC’s WMS Global Market Research Study includes interviews with executives from numerous WMS software companies. Warehouse Automation Warehouse Management Systems Warehousing

2013 Third-Party Logistics Study

Supply Chain Movement

The success of the third-party logistics industry is evident in the generally high marks given to 3PLs by respondents to a survey as part of the 2013 17th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, which identifies trends and explores how both 3PLs and shippers are using these relationships to improve and enhance their businesses and supply chains. Outsourcing accounts for 54% of shippers’ transportation spend and 39% of warehouse operations spend.

2018 D3: Future-Proof Your Warehouse Strategy


FLEXE Co-founder and CEO, Karl Siebrecht, gave a presentation on how you can “Future-Proof Your Warehousing.” So, back to future-proofing your warehousing. Warehouses wherever, that I can tap into at any time. These are all operating warehouses.

Omni-Channel Fulfillment Drives WMS Adoption

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC Advisory Group conducts an annual analysis of the global warehouse management systems (WMS) market. This years’ study confirmed that the […]. Replenishment Warehouse Management Systems Warehousing click and collect e-commerce omni-channel fulfillment WMS

Case Study: How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Alan’s team can see the 40’ containers arriving at the port and they can track the freight as it is moved to a warehouse and is consolidated onto 53’ intermodal containers. Customers Global Forwarding Global Transportation Case Study Generac global freight Supply Chain Visibility

Supply Chain Visibility: Beyond “Where’s My Truck?”

Talking Logistics

He shared the following examples: “If you’re in warehousing and you know exactly when a truck is going to show up, then you can have better dock scheduling, you can have better labor management, you can sequence your warehouse operations better — the picking, packing, staging, etc.