Supply Chain Management

Cargo Theft

Cargo Theft – Tools to Combat a Growing Issue

Industry experts at Overhaul (supply chain platform) report that cargo theft is a significant issue that affects supply chains worldwide, leading to substantial financial losses […]

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3 Types Supply Chain Professionals

3 Types of Supply Chain Professionals – Which One Are You?

Let’s look at the three types of supply chain professionals. Supply Chain Professionals face multifaceted challenges and opportunities in the dynamic supply chain management landscape. […]

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Evolution of Barcodes

Evolution of Barcodes: From Linear to Two-Dimensional and Gs1

Barcodes have become integral to modern society, revolutionizing how we track and manage products. Their evolution has been remarkable from their humble beginnings as linear […]

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Geographic Center of Gravity (GOC)

Geographic Center of Gravity (GOC) Distribution Network Modeling

Geographic center of gravity (GOC) computer models balance inbound/outbound freight costs (ocean, rail, container, truckload, LTL, parcel, and white glove) with strategic service levels to […]

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standard operating procedure

Develop An Effective SOP For Better SCM

Effective supply chain management involves countless steps and developing a standard operating procedure (SOP) is valuable for every step. Establishing SOPs can streamline your supply […]

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OTIF thresholds

OTIF – Beating On Time In Full Thresholds

For suppliers of a large retailers, OTIF thresholds are likely here to stay. For the past several years, suppliers to companies like Walmart and Kroger […]

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Cargo Theft Is A Growing Problem

Cargo Theft Is A Growing Problem

Supply chains fight back by implementing tools to prevent widespread cargo theft. Product shrinkage, whether inside the warehouse or from a tractor-trailer, has always been […]

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VR in the Supply Chain

AR and VR in the Supply Chain

This white paper serves as a guide to the role of AR and VR in the supply chain. Integrating augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality […]

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Leveraging Cycle Counting

Leveraging Cycle Counting to Achieve 99.9% Inventory Accuracy

Avoid shutting down operations for days by breaking inventory audits into smaller portions using cycle counting on a regular schedule. Learn the advantages and strategies […]

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Supply Chain and Distribution Leaders

Supply Chain and Distribution Leaders: Examining Top Qualities

Let’s look at the Supply Chain and Distribution Leaders and what makes them tick. Are you looking for help navigating complex supply chain challenges, optimizing […]

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Cubic Velocity by SKU and Cubic Inventory by SKU

Cubic Velocity by SKU and Cubic Inventory by SKU

The incorporation of cubic velocity by SKU and cubic inventory by SKU marks a significant leap forward in the realm of warehouse management. Do the […]

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Optimizing Supply Chains

Optimizing Supply Chains: Digital Transformation, Risk Management & Data Analytics

Optimizing supply chains to achieve real-time visibility, adapt to disruptions, and make informed decisions that drive sustainable growth is the goal of every supply chain […]

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Mechanization, Automation and Robotics

Mechanization, Automation and Robotics in Supply Chain Operations

In an era where efficiency and competitiveness define success, the integration of mechanization, automation, and robotics within warehousing operations has emerged as a critical strategy […]

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digital twins

Using Digital Twins in Supply Chain Modeling

What are digital twins and how can they make the supply chain more efficient? As the supply chain becomes ever more digitized and automated, companies […]

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Generative AI in the Supply Chain

Uses for Generative AI in the Supply Chain

Let’s look at uses for generative AI in the supply chain. From manufacturing to warehousing, transportation and end customers, supply chain partners are figuring out […]

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supply chain professionals

Supply Chain Professionals: Skills to Master for Success

In the intricate world of modern business, supply chain professionals hold a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth and efficient movement of goods and services. […]

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Robotics in the Supply Chain

5 Major Types of Robotics in the Supply Chain

Robotics in the supply chain, whether at manufacturing sites or in distribution centers, aren’t new. But their rapid adoption over the past few years is. […]

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Supply Chain Jobs

Supply Chain Jobs are Proving Difficult to Fill

Openings for supply chain jobs are everywhere but filling these vacancies has been a challenge. Whether in the cab of a long-haul truck or on […]

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Supply Chain Resiliency

Supply Chain Resiliency Through Efficient Distribution Networks

The field of supply chain management has evolved significantly in recent years, with businesses recognizing the importance of building resilient and efficient distribution networks. As […]

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Modex 2024: A Gateway to Supply Chain Innovation and Education in Atlanta

Modex is the premier trade show dedicated to material handling, logistics, and supply chain technology. The landscape of supply chain management is rapidly evolving, driven […]

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Incoterms

What are Incoterms? – International Commercial Terms

Incoterms, short for International Commercial Terms, are standardized trade terms used in international commerce to define the rights and responsibilities of buyers and sellers in […]

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Blockchain Technology and Supply Chain Management

Blockchain Technology and Supply Chain Management

Let’s explore the pros and cons of blockchain technology as it relates to the supply chain. The past few years have seen the development and […]

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cycle counting program

A Broken Cycle Counting Program Can Kill Productivity

In today’s supply chain, the accuracy of inventory management in the warehouse is paramount. Inventory errors cause stock-outs, delayed shipments, backorders, unnecessary reordering, increased labor […]

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Supply Chain Management Failure

A Recipe for Supply Chain Management Failure

Avoiding supply chain management failure is just as important as working toward supply chain management successes.  Effective supply chain management is crucial for the success […]

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Multitasking Fallacy

The Multitasking Fallacy in Supply Chain Operations

In the modern world, where time is a precious commodity, multitasking has become a buzzword. The ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously is often hailed […]

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The Magic Conveyor Belt

The Magic Conveyor Belt – Supply Chain Management Explained

A book titled “The Magic Conveyor Belt” does an exceptionally good job of explaining the supply chain. Until a few years ago, explaining your role […]

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