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Where Cloud Computing Is Improving Supply Chain Performance: Lessons Learned From SCM World

<b>Bottom Line:</b> For supply chains to achieve their upside potential, more efficient means of collaboration, communication, shared risk and orchestration are needed.<p>A recent study authored by SCM World titled Supply Chain And The Future Of Applications provides several interesting insights into how …

Warehousing and Logistics

<b>Warehousing and Logistics: How Important is Synchronization?</b><p>By: David Sherman – Lean Logistics Specialist<p>Warehousing is a key component of logistics …

Manufacturing

Competitors Collaborate on Sustainable Logistics

One key obstacle to implementing sustainable logistics strategies is that they often require significant internal and external collaboration. But in …

Walmart Awards Transportation Carriers of the Year - Supply Chain 24/7

Walmart Transportation is honoring more than a dozen trucking and transportation partners as Carriers of the Year.<p>Each year, the retailer names the …

How to Drive Collaborative Distribution

November 2010 | Sponsored | <b>H.O.W.</b><p>More to the Story:<p>In the retail space, competition among small and medium manufacturers is fierce. But many are …

Keeping Control: What 3PLs Must Convince Their Customers

At a conference earlier this month, I was speaking with a supply chain executive at a large retailer who mentioned his company was bringing part of …

Materials Handling Meets Big Data

By studying warehouse equipment and labor performance data, you can help your operations achieve top marks for productivity, safety, and equipment …

Manufacturing

Sharing is the New Buying: How to Win in the Collaborative Economy

Crowd Companies, a brand council founded by Jeremiah Owyang primarily focusing on the collaborative economy movement, and Vision Critical, the leading provider of insight community technologies, have exclusively partnered to release a groundbreaking report, “Sharing is the New Buying” that for the …

Customers

Do you make these mistakes with Lead Time?

Lead Time continues to be one of the most requested topics in our discussion groups, customer surveys, and blog research interviews. There are …

Profit

Managing the Supply Chain: If Only I Could See

Freezing temperatures. Record snows. Planes grounded. Factories shuttered. Traffic snarls. Truck movement halted. Shelves are empty. It is a bad winter, and shipments are five to ten days late. Most manufacturers are helpless. They do not know the status of shipments. On the east coast of the …

The Future of Supply Chains: Supply Chain Integ...

<b>I interviewed Ron Mudgett who discussed Supply Chain Integration.</b><p><b>Ron, it’s great to speak with you today, and I look forward to hearing your views on</b> …

Amazon Becomes The Remora Of The Retail World, Operates Within Supplier Warehouses

Amazon has a strong advantage over other retailers when it comes to prices, and a new report from The Wall Street Journal shows one reason why. In addition to not having to maintain expensive, huge retail stores like competitors including Best Buy and Walmart, Amazon is also now experimenting with …

From BMW to Volvo, carmakers drive supply chain sustainability

More than a dozen of the world’s largest carmakers have agreed on minimum human rights, environmental and business ethics standards for their global …