In today’s world of fluctuating order volumes, rising transportation costs and declining capacity, it’s critical for shippers and carriers to take a true partnership approach.
These regulatory initiatives have added to the ever-expanding list of labor-related challenges that involve cutting costs while still looking to improve operational efficiencies.
Posted on 12/02 at 04:02 PM
Did you know that you can accelerate your business operations by standardizing and automating your business processes. Easier said than done, right?
Posted on 11/28 at 10:05 AM
As companies look to streamline operations, improve efficiency and wring costs out of their supply chains, one of the most exciting opportunities for improvement is the inbound shipment of small parcels.
With the growth of e-commerce, order fulfillment has been elevated to a critical business function. Companies are challenged to deliver the perfect order every time while providing a consistent brand experience from channel to channel — in store, catalog or online.
Additive manufacturing (AM) is the umbrella term for technologies that fabricate products by building up thin layers of materials from three-dimensional, computer-aided designs. A subset of these technologies, 3D printing builds objects on machines that “print” successive layers of materials such as molten plastic.
This collection of Vantage Partners publications provides practical advice for developing and executing optimal supplier negotiation strategies, and building enhanced organizational capabilities for supply chain negotiations.
Play a part in speeding implementation and minimizing risks with the right ERP solution for your business. The "7 Steps to Building a Business Case for ERP" whitepaper will provide you with the groundwork needed for recommending an ERP software with a great technology foundation.
Posted on 10/13 at 10:02 AM
Misperceptions about 2D imagers are changing fast, which is why 2D imagers are the fastest-growing category of bar code readers. Only a few years ago 2D imagers were (wrongly) considered a niche technology mostly used for reading 2D bar codes. Now they are becoming the technology of choice for most bar code applications, and lasers are on the way to becoming a niche technology. The reasons: 2D imagers are as fast or faster than laser scanners, can read all the same bar codes as lasers plus 2D symbols that lasers can’t, and can do much more.
The value of the Netherlands as a logistics hub for European and global supply chains is best illustrated by comparing it with the ongoing competition from our neighboring countries. Based on the market experience of Holland International Distribution Council (NDL/HIDC) and discussions with our members and our contacts in the international business community, we know how important a detailed impression is of where the Netherlands ranks vis-à-vis competitors such as Belgium, Germany and France.
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