Game Changer for the Supply Chain: Analytics & LEAN

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John Richardson
Vice President, Supply Chain Analytics

Data is everywhere up and down the supply chain, yet many companies don’t utilize it to its full potential. Information comes from systems like enterprise resource planning (ERP), transportation management systems (TMS) and … Read more…

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Leveraging Data Across the Supply Chain to Sustain Growth

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Laura Easley
Chief Operating Officer

As consumer demand increases with a recovering economy, the need for raw materials, labor, logistics and inventory resources grow. In addition, new government regulations, capacity issues, driver shortages and technology changes are creating a more … Read more…

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LTL: Is dimensional pricing the brightest idea ever?

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Chris Mendenhall
Vice President, Pricing Services

Heavily regulated industries don’t get much practice with innovation, so it’s always interesting to watch an emerging trend to see where it leads. The buzz among Less-Than-Truckload carriers right now is dimensional pricing (most … Read more…

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2014 Holiday Online Retail Sales to Increase 14%

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Paul Schmitz
Vice President, Client Solutions

Industry analyst group Deloitte forecasts online retail sales to increase 13.5 percent to 14 percent this holiday season due to steadily improving economic conditions. In an annual holiday sales forecast, Deloitte expects total holiday … Read more…

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Pre-LEAN: Preparation is Key to Success

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Eric Lail
Vice President, Client Services and Continuous Improvement

Significant effort and dollars are invested in LEAN initiatives each year in manufacturing plants across the United States. These investments can yield significant production and profitability gains if done properly. Unfortunately, … Read more…

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