Warehousing and Distribution http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6645/more en Top 25 Supply Chains of 2015 http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/top-25-supply-chains-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Our look at the Top 25 (plus 2) Supply Chains of 2015 reveals some of the secrets of making a supply chain great, and explains what each company is focusing on to remain at the top of their supply chain game. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/top-25-supply-chains-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/top-25-supply-chains-2015#comments Customer Relationships Inventory Management Logistics Planning & Forecasting Procurement Supplier Relationships Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Global Economy Innovation Operations Supply Chain Technology The Latest Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:30:00 +0000 167391 at http://www.industryweek.com Optimizing the Pick Area for Shipping Operations http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/optimizing-pick-area-shipping-operations <div class="field-byline"> Howard Klein, Lead Consultant, Daniel Penn Associates </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Following these steps can improve the efficiency of your facility's shipping operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/optimizing-pick-area-shipping-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/warehousing-and-distribution/optimizing-pick-area-shipping-operations#comments Inventory Management Lean / Six-Sigma Warehousing and Distribution Operations The Latest Tue, 12 May 2015 18:30:00 +0000 167171 at http://www.industryweek.com How to Get Your 5S Initiative Up and Running http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/how-get-your-5s-initiative-and-running <div class="field-byline"> Charlie Jacobs </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Some advice on how to tell operations they need to do 5S and get them excited about it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/how-get-your-5s-initiative-and-running" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/lean-six-sigma/how-get-your-5s-initiative-and-running#comments Lean / Six-Sigma Maintenance Warehousing and Distribution Operations Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 08 May 2015 18:23:00 +0000 166851 at http://www.industryweek.com dimdimich / Thinkstock Closing the Supply Chain Loop Between Manufacturers and Retailers http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/closing-supply-chain-loop-between-manufacturers-and-retailers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Manufacturers need to collaborate more closely with retailers to satisfy the challenges of omni-channel distribution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/closing-supply-chain-loop-between-manufacturers-and-retailers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/closing-supply-chain-loop-between-manufacturers-and-retailers#comments Customer Relationships Supplier Relationships Warehousing and Distribution Supply Chain Gold The Latest Sun, 03 May 2015 21:56:00 +0000 166051 at http://www.industryweek.com Last Mile: The New Frontier in the Retail Supply Chain http://www.industryweek.com/last-mile <div class="field-byline"> Burton White </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If your supply chain strategy includes last-mile delivery, your success will begin with a review of how your inventory is deployed, postponed, configured and distributed across various channels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/last-mile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/last-mile#comments Customer Relationships Inventory Management Logistics Supplier Relationships Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Supply Chain The Latest Sun, 03 May 2015 21:55:00 +0000 166131 at http://www.industryweek.com ikachan999 / Thinkstock Amazon Dashes to Make Consumers (and their Supply Chains) Leaner http://www.industryweek.com/inventory-management/amazon-dashes-make-consumers-and-their-supply-chains-leaner <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Amazon's new Dash button could have a huge impact on the retail order fulfillment process, with potential rippling effects up the supply chain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/inventory-management/amazon-dashes-make-consumers-and-their-supply-chains-leaner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/inventory-management/amazon-dashes-make-consumers-and-their-supply-chains-leaner#comments Customer Relationships Ideaxchange Inventory Management Lean / Six-Sigma Warehousing and Distribution Supply Chain The Latest Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:14:00 +0000 164041 at http://www.industryweek.com Amazon President Obama Vetoes Keystone Pipeline Bill http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/president-obama-vetoes-keystone-pipeline-bill <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In defying the Republican-controlled Congress, Obama made good on a long-standing veto promise and set the stage for a battle in the 2016 presidential election.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/president-obama-vetoes-keystone-pipeline-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/president-obama-vetoes-keystone-pipeline-bill#comments Competitiveness Energy Environment Governance, Risk & Compliance Legislation Warehousing and Distribution Finance Global Economy Leadership The Latest Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:28:00 +0000 160851 at http://www.industryweek.com Spencer Platt/Getty Images Building Responsive and Flexible Supply Chains...a Case of Continuous Improvement http://www.industryweek.com/blog/building-responsive-and-flexible-supply-chainsa-case-continuous-improvement <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>A recent article in our sister magazine, <strong>Material Handling &amp; Logistics</strong> entitled &ldquo;<a href="http://mhlnews.com/global-supply-chain/pg-re-designs-north-american-supply-chain">P&amp;G Re-Designs North American Supply Chain</a>&rdquo; reminds us of the strategic importance of having a responsive and flexible (i.e. lean) supply chain. It also brings to mind the idea that lean is a long term journey of continuous improvement, as what works well at one time doesn&rsquo;t necessarily work well forever, with the world constantly changing around us.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/lean-supply-chain">The Lean Supply Chain</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/building-responsive-and-flexible-supply-chainsa-case-continuous-improvement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/building-responsive-and-flexible-supply-chainsa-case-continuous-improvement#comments Ask the Expert - Lean Leadership Planning & Forecasting Supplier Relationships Warehousing and Distribution The Lean Supply Chain Sat, 14 Feb 2015 18:50:00 +0000 160051 at http://www.industryweek.com Hydrogen Fuel Cells Gain Momentum in Manufacturing, Distribution http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/hydrogen-fuel-cells-gain-momentum-manufacturing-distribution <div class="field-byline"> Tim Young, President and CEO, HyperSolar </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hydrogen fuel cells see growing acceptance in automotive, aerospace and other applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/hydrogen-fuel-cells-gain-momentum-manufacturing-distribution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/hydrogen-fuel-cells-gain-momentum-manufacturing-distribution#comments Emerging Technologies Energy Warehousing and Distribution The Latest Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:08:00 +0000 153701 at http://www.industryweek.com Signed, Sealed and Better Be Delivered http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/signed-sealed-and-better-be-delivered <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>If you could reduce your logistics costs by 9%, your inventory costs by 5% and your investment in logistics fixed assets by 15%, would you do so? Many manufacturers, not surprisingly, have said yes to all of the above, which helps explain the continuing popularity of third-party logistics providers (3PLs).<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/signed-sealed-and-better-be-delivered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/supply-chain/signed-sealed-and-better-be-delivered#comments Logistics Transportation Warehousing and Distribution Supply Chain Gold The Latest Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:00:00 +0000 152101 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock