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Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Trucking networks are complicated matrixes of equipment, driver availability and capacity all layered by service requirements and costs. While carriers may pass on some of these costs to customers, the marketplace will simply not allow double digit growth. The key to controlling carrier costs and shippers' trucking rates is increasing the collaboration between the shipper and carrier.
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Companies tell us they're facing critical challenges to managing supplier compliance, consistent communication and access to accurate data.
Having the right purchase order management system in place can really help, but then you have to use it correctly. Global supply chains are growing ever more complex, so it's time to address the issue.
Posted on 05/01 at 05:22 PM
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Friday, April 25, 2014
61% of consumers said their perception of a company is strongly influenced by the company's environmental and sustainability policies.
Environmentally responsible supply chains not only have the potential to sway brand loyalty, but to simultaneously reduce the carbon footprint and bottom line costs through improved efficiency.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Did you know that Supplier Portals can help companies reduce risk, improve compliance and enhance product availability? Download Amber Road's latest research report featuring research from Gartner.
Problem: In the margin-challenged consumer goods industry, your supply chain is under constant pressure to cut costs and maintain customer service and visibility. Solution: By breaking through silos and viewing the supply chain holistically, companies like yours are reducing supply chain costs by an average of 10% to 20%.
Posted on 04/21 at 01:20 PM
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
A recent survey of 110 logistics executives at consumer packaged goods companies, conducted by Auburn University and sponsored by 3PL, Kane Is Able, examined the challenges and frustrations faced by small and mid-market companies in serving their retail customers.
The paper summarizes the research and suggests how mid-market CPGs can address stepped up retailer requirements.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Whether you are six months into a new ERP solution or six years in, there are ways to maximize your ROI. Download this free report to get seven key steps you can carry out to help maximize your solution and boost the productivity and efficiency of your organization.
Barcode technologies provide fast reliable data collection to ensure item or package traceability, and enhance customer service. Barcodes are machine readable symbols that store identifying data about the package or item with which they are associated. This complimentary guide explores the various code symbologies - download it now.
These symbols, when read by a barcode scanner, are decoded, recorded, and processed to extract the data for a variety of uses (e.g., pricing, order fulfillment, traceability through production, sortation, shipping, etc.)
Posted on 04/09 at 07:59 PM
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Thursday, April 03, 2014
In their very first project, Trinity Logistics saved hundreds of thousands of dollars annually by eliminating 90 percent of the effort needed to manually handle shipping documents.
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Quickly and easily automate business processes to free your staff from labor intensive repetitive tasks, enabling them to focus on higher value activities and ultimately make smarter decisions and drive better outcomes faster.