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Supply Chain Optimization

Supply Chain Optimization: When is the right time?

How do you know when you should engage in a supply chain optimization exercise? Many companies are unsure of the value, and they’re reluctant to invest the time, resources and funds required, despite a typical payback period of less than … Read more

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Working Capital: Is your logistics operation contributing or costing?

Logistics may not be the first business activity that comes to mind when calculating a company’s working capital position, but it should be near the top of the list. As the online financial definition site investinganswers.com explains it, “One of … Read more

State of Supply Chain Technology in 2017 and Beyond

Technology in 2017 and Beyond: What About the Supply Chain?

Next-generation security. Augmented and virtual reality. Cognitive systems. The Internet of Things (IoT).

Shouldn’t supply chain technology be included in this discussion of business priorities and IT initiatives?

Here are some thoughts to consider:

Whether it’s Big Data and analytics … Read more

Manufacturing Day 2016

Manufacturing Day 2016

National Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. This year it occurs on October 7. Companies participate in a number of events around the nation to highlight the importance of … Read more

Risk is everywhere. Will you be ready?

Mainstream and industry-specific information sources are filled with news about events threatening the global supply chain. Chances are good that you know about some of the latest news-makers impacting businesses’ ability to move materials and goods from source to consumer:… Read more