The concepts of total quality management and continuous improvement have been around for decades but have only recently been successfully applied in logistics environments. Today, many companies are finding that they can strengthen their businesses by making total quality management (TQM) part of their logistics operations.
Is it time to audit your customs service provider?
As a company dealing with international suppliers or customers, you succeed when your supply chain functions seamlessly. Given the demands of global business and the rapid evolution of customs policies and regulations, your relationship with your broker can provide a strategic advantage - but only if your requirements are being met.
Posted on 06/07 at 09:26 AM
You can modify your fuel surcharge in one of three ways to try to reduce total costs. Which of these common tactics can actually achieve that goal?
New research provides the answer. Discover how changing fuel surcharge variables really impact your overall costs.
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Posted on 05/16 at 11:57 AM
C.H. Robinson •
Practical advice from 20 manufacturing experts.
We asked manufacturers from around the world, what advice would you give peers to better manage the sales quotation process?
Find out what they said.
Posted on 05/15 at 12:10 PM
Despite higher than expected transportation expenses being the primary factor in landed cost budget variances, most importers do not have a formal solution to manage international transportation.
Posted on 05/08 at 08:43 AM
Amber Road •
Logistics providers face new and greater challenges surrounding their workforce. Rising costs, new capacity constraints, and higher customer demands have put additional pressure on service levels and profit margins.
Posted on 05/07 at 12:52 PM
If you're in supply chain management, have you gained the necessary expertise in an emerging must-have technology?
Geographic information systems (GIS) give users the power to turn massive amounts of data into intelligence that can drive both supply chain strategy and execution.
Posted on 05/07 at 12:18 PM
American Sentinel •
A major Canadian supplier of construction materials prevented layoffs and grew their business in a down economy by building up impressive gains in productivity, accuracy, and order fulfillment.
This leading supplier of building materials achieved a 99.6% order-fulfillment rate.
How'd they get the lift?
Posted on 04/12 at 09:42 AM
Motorola's digital two-way radios are the ideal way to reach drivers any time and know where they are all the time. You get the same push-to-talk services at a lower cost and the flexibility to choose the right radio for each driver.
Posted on 04/03 at 03:45 PM
One of the biggest challenges companies face is meeting rising customer expectations in a competitive marketplace.
Customers today, expect to get more for less; and if they don't, they'll move on to a company that can give it to them. Because of this, executives struggle to find the balance between lowering operational costs and meeting customer demands.
Posted on 03/21 at 04:05 PM
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