Gaining a Supply Chain Edge


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A Game-Changer for the Transportation Industry

April 4, 2014
Estimates from the 2013 holiday season suggest that 33-40% of seasonal shopping was done online. While the numbers for the rest of the year are not nearly that high, online shopping...
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Transportation Management System

March 18, 2014
Does your organization utilize a transportation management system (TMS)? If it does, are you maximizing its greatest potential? Studies show that of all the companies who can ...
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Inventory Management

Realism and Final Delivery for Holiday 2013

Dec. 27, 2013
Being realistic means being practical and/or pragmatic. For holiday 2013, there were five really big factors that were going to impact final delivery. And yet UPS and FedEx still...
Supply Chain

Ship-from-Store: Show Me the Money ... and Show me the Customers

Nov. 5, 2013
What is ship-from-store, and what are the advantages of implementing this concept in customer fulfillment?
Supply Chain

Why Companies Should Employ More of Their Available Capital for Operations Improvements

Nov. 1, 2013
There’s a ‘capital superabundance’ occurring overall in business today. This means that most large companies are earning capital at impressive rates. But what are they doing with...
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Supply Chain

Online Sales Tax Bill: How Does it Click with Amazon's Long-term Strategy?

May 20, 2013
Retailers, both online and brick-and-mortar, have been closely watching new legislation being debated in Congress. Will it affect your business?
Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International
Supply Chain

Competing Against Today's Biggest Supply Chain Challenges

April 30, 2013
How do you keep up with, much less compete, with the challenges facing today's supply chain?
Gaining a Supply Chain Edge

J.C. Penney's Biggest Challenge: Leadership 'Got Mud in its Hair' by Running with Ron Johnson’s Strategy

April 18, 2013
Ron Johnson as CEO led to loss of $1b in revenue - but did Penney's board get just what it asked for?
Warehousing and Distribution

Improving Fulfillment & Distribution Center Design with Material Handling: Stretch the 'Neck' of Your Supply Chain

April 15, 2013
How should you improve your distribution centers so that they're as efficient and successful as possible?