All Whitepaper Entries
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The consumer products industry is undergoing significant change, with "empowered" consumers putting pressure on manufacturers and retailers for greater selection and speed. Traditional forms of consumer outreach are quickly being augmented and, in some cases, replaced by these new ways of communicating, reporting, and promoting.
Posted on 10/31 at 03:17 PM
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
A stand-alone portable power package (PPP) provides quiet, cordless AC power for as long as 12+ hours at a time.
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Businesses continue look to their supply chain operations for opportunities to streamline business processes, reduce costs, improve customer service, gain a competitive edge, and face any disruptions caused by global commerce uncertainties.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The logistics challenges of mining companies are unique and complex. Despite this, investments in logistics people, processes and systems often take a back seat to core investments around finding, extracting and processing minerals. Logistics costs as a percent of a mining company’s total operating costs may be small, but mining companies can uncover literally millions of dollars in hidden profits by reexamining how they address logistics challenges.
Do you have a great supply chain? Or do you have an optimized version of a not-so-great supply chain? This new white paper challenges readers to rethink the fundamental design of their transportation network, and asks "How can you design a transportation network that achieves its full potential?"
Thursday, September 06, 2012
Although most businesses are eagerly looking forward to increased growth over the next two years, many say they are concerned that confusion over complex customs regulations could hamper that success, according to a survey of smallto medium-sized businesses.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
With industry-wide uncertainty, organizations are forced to quickly and cost-effectively expand their capacity to adapt to seasonal, promotional, or economic variances. But what are the best techniques in which to do so?
Monday, July 16, 2012
One of the biggest line items in logistics spend is the cost of moving goods over the ocean. This is true for several reasons, not the least of which is the complexity of the movement itself and, in turn, the complexity of billing processes. Ocean freight rates encompass a growing inventory of surcharges, turning bill of lading calculations into mathematical challenges. Given that ocean freight invoices represent the largest single component of any logistics spend, they also account for the greatest margin of error in the financial supply chain.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
If contemporary technology has a grand theme, it is that eventually digital will replace analog, and solid state will replace mechanical.
Monday, July 09, 2012
IRLY, a leading supplier of building materials achieved a 99.6% order-fulfillment rate, with a little lift from Intermec.