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
Hazen Transport wanted to improve their efficiency and speed while also being able to commingle deliveries for multiple customers in one truckload. They needed a new scanning solution and software to support these goals.
The Motorola MC65 gave Hazen Transport the capabilities to strategically grow their customer base, and save money through increased driver efficiency.
Posted on 03/19 at 04:29 PM
White Paper •
Whether you're shipping auto brakes, consumer appliance parts, paper or simply packaging material, there are incredible intricacies to cross-border transit - from documentation standards and customs issues, to specific requirements for certain types of shipments. Getting it right is essential: timely delivery impacts production south of the border. To help, we've put together this strategy guide for making your intermodal shipments into Mexico smoother.
The following paper will discuss the regulatory and logistical hurdles that a U.S. business must be aware of when shipping across the U.S./Canadian border. Each of these challenges must be understood and addressed as part of the cross-border experience.
Posted on 03/01 at 03:54 PM
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