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Kellogg’s Supply Chain Overhaul Is Hurting Its Bottom Line — Temporarily

Food-manufacturing company is implementing a four-year supply chain improvement program that should create long-term savings<p>Kellogg’s Project K is a …

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

Everything about Apple Inc is the talk of the town. For example, the new iPad, iPhone, Apple Map or even the environmental and labor issues at its …

7 Steps to Selecting a WMS

In the market for a warehouse management system? The right solution can help improve order fulfillment, boost inventory visibility, and automate data …

Project Management

Toyota is becoming more efficient by replacing robots with humans

Car makers have embraced automation and replaced humans with robots for years. But Toyota is deliberately taking a step backward and replacing automated machines in some factories in Japan and creating heavily manual production lines staffed with humans, according to Bloomberg.<p>It’s an …

George Mason

Temperature-controlled Logistics: Cool Under Pressure

As demand for perishable products grows worldwide, efficient and effective cold chain management requires strong partnerships and quick …

How to manage an effective warehouse

Just because your warehouse is big and full of boxes doesn't mean it can't be fine-tuned into a slick operation<p>Smart businesses run efficiently. The less time and effort that's wasted getting a task done, the more healthy the bottom line will eventually look. That goes for all processes, and your …

Freight Audit Automation vs. The Manual Freight Audit

• shares<p>The buzz today is all about controlling freight costs. Profit margins are under pressure for many manufacturers, distribution companies, and …

Optimizing 3PL Relationships in Supply Chain

In today’s dynamic global marketplace, increasing logistics flexibility is critical as shippers look for greater collaboration with their third-party …

The Two Best Supply Chain Metrics

Since I’ve joined Kinaxis, I’ve become so intrigued by the parallels I see between Apple and Kinaxis customers.<p>When I was at Apple, the joy that …

A Tribute to the Ever-evolving Warehouse - Supply Chain 24/7

Analysts are pointing to 2012 as the year in which warehousing was finally recognized as a competitive weapon for multichannel online businesses.<p>This …

Logistics Innovations: Which Do You See Changing our Industry?

• shares<p>As logistics demand is directly tied to general economic conditions, transportation demand has been relatively stable for the past couple of …

Walmart starts grocery delivery service in Denver, makes it easier to never leave home again (video)

Oh, boy. Local mom-and-pop shops in Denver aren't going to like this: Walmart's looking to increase pressure on local businesses by delivering groceries straight to your waiting arms. Yes, that includes fresh produce, as well as dry and frozen items, which will surely make workaholics (and …

The Maturity of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Several colleagues and I attended the recent LogiPharma 2013 Pharmaceutical Supply Chain conference in Geneva, Switzerland.<p>We were fortunate enough …

Walmart's New Solution for Outbound Routing and Load Building

Any time Walmart speaks about what it is doing in logistics, I’ll listen. In March, Steve Simpson, Senior Manager of Transportation Technology at …

AMOSOFT POST | EDI Blog | EDI News

July 25, 2017 | by Kelly Green<p>Drop Shipping: Avoid the Pitfalls and Thrive E-commerce is flourishing, grabbing a larger share of total retail sales …

Developing an Integrated Supply Chain with SAP | SAP Blogs

Next week I’ll be delivering a number of sessions at the Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2013 event, April 24-26 in Prague. In …

Top 6 Supply Chain Job Search Tips

As a veteran Supply Chain Recruiter, I am often asked by job seekers for my advice on how to develop and execute an effective supply chain job search …

Why Reverse Logistics Needs to Become a Core Competency Inside Your Supply Chain - Supply Chain 24/7

Managing product that does not sell, is entering the end of its life, or has been returned due to buyer’s remorse is now generally understood to be a …

EBN - Laurie Sullivan - 5 Keys to Supply Chain Readiness in the Holiday Rush

User Rank<br>Stock Keeper<p>logistics <br>rushblaire 10/24/2016 2:35:26 AM<p>Laurie Sullivans ideas regarding the holiday rush and supply chain readiness is really …

Optimization Case: Supply-Chain Analysis of Volkswagen of America (HD)

Behind the Scenes at Starbucks Supply Chain Operations it’s Plan, Source, Make & Deliver - Supply Chain 24/7

Starbucks Coffee has become a giant global company, but what exactly goes into the process from coco beans in a field to a steaming cup of delicious …

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained - Supply Chain 24/7

• <i>If you make demand forecast based on SKU/Customer level, using your own historical order data is more accurate than using POS data you get from</i> …

Reflections of a Supply Chain Industry Analyst

The typical role of an industry analyst is to look ahead, at the trends that are shaping and reshaping the supply chain and logistics landscape. On a …

Comparing Value Chain and Supply Chain

In business, there are certain processes that need to be done if anyone is to see any profits. One such process is implementing an effective value …

5 Core Disciplines of Strategic Supply Chain Management - Supplier.Community: Retail Link Training, Events, and News for Suppliers

Shoshanah Cohen and Joseph Roussel, in their classic (and newly updated) book <i>Strategic Supply Chain Management</i>, identify five “core disciplines” …

Sustainable supply chains: why placing ethics over profits pays off

Companies may talk about ethical supply chains, but if they don't independently monitor and audit suppliers, nothing will change<p>The race to be ethical used to be clearly led by "born-green companies" - organisations that from day one prioritised corporate social responsibility (CSR) in their supply …

Sustainability