All Whitepaper Entries
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has been definied as an operational and transactional system of record. With its roots in Material Requirements Planning (MRP) it has long been used by leading manufacturers to uncover untapped efficiencies, reduce costs, and provide visibility to managers to aid in informed decision making.
Posted on 01/23 at 10:41 AM
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
While the United States shipping industry remains vulnerable to a capacity crunch, it is clear that many shippers and carriers could do more to help mitigate the strain on the system through more effective planning.
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
This report will examine the concept of a resilient supply chain and define what it takes to be considered as one. We will further evaluate the capabilities that companies now have in place and where there are gaps to be overcome for companies across all levels of maturity.
This eBook examines three distinct challenges faced by today’s retailers and how a global trade management system from Amber Road can help them succeed.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Columbus has gathered these 3 customer case studies to highlight how supply chain professionals can have complete visibility of complex supply chain operations to maintain control and alignment with the business strategy of your company.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
In a recent study conducted by Peerless Research Group on behalf of Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review for The BSI Group, supply chain and logistics managers are in agreement that global supply chains are becoming progressively complex causing more potential points for disruption along the supply network.
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.