Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


Grocery retailers and food manufacturers collaborate to save up to 22%


June 04, 2012

Beyond the grocery aisle, a complex, and often costly and inefficient supply chain interconnects food manufacturers and grocery retailers.

To meet consumer demands, grocery retailers are sourcing from a wider base of manufacturers, placing more orders and because they have limited warehouse space, requiring more frequent replenishment. Food manufacturers face pressure to increase efficiency, reduce costs and compete smarter.

Trends and challenges like these are driving a new focus on collaboration among consumer-packaged goods trading partners. This white paper explores how a collaborative mixing and consolidation program delivers improved supply chain efficiency, predictability and costs savings.


Download this paper:
Grocery retailers and food manufacturers collaborate to save up to 22%
Sponsored by:
image
* Indicates a required field
*Email:
*First Name:
*Last Name:
*Title:
*Company:
*Country:
*Address 1:
Address 2:
*City:
*State:
Province/Region:
*Zip/Postal Code:
*Phone Number:

* What percent of your freight moves Less-Than-Truckload?
0-10%
10-20%
20-30%
30-40%
50% or Greater

 
* What is your total freight spend:
Less than $10 million annually
$10 - 50 million
Greater than $50 million

 
* Do you currently store inventory in a temperature controlled distribution center?
Yes
No

Save my data on this computer (do not use on public/shared computers)

Subscribe to Logistics Management magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your
entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

Company says the Cloud offering allows customers to respond more quickly to new business opportunities, without significant upfront cost and implementation times.

As e-commerce continues to take a bigger piece of the holiday package delivery pie, it stands to reason that companies need to be proactive and prepared in order to deliver premium service during the busiest time of year, which is rapidly approaching. And that is exactly what transportation giants UPS and FedEx are doing this year. How are they doing it exactly? The primary step they are taking is to up their numbers of seasonal staffers.

A recent hearing of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation suggests that the U.S. Merchant Marine industry may be poised for a major comeback.

Spot market freight volumes for the month of August remained elevated compared to seasonal norms, according to data issued this week Portland, Oregon-based freight marketplace platform and information provider DAT.

Factors such as rising freight rates, shrinking capacity, an increased desire for global supply chain visibility, have all worked together to drive the need for instituting a culture of continuous improvement in logistics operations and transportation management systems (TMS). To meet today's complex logistics challenges, managers are stepping into a more streamlined, automated approach to transportation management in order to function at optimal levels both domestically and internationally. Read the latest special report.

Comments

Post a comment
Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA