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Six Things to Consider When Selecting a Freight or Parcel Auditing Partner

Only 32% of shippers surveyed in the 2017 Third-Party Logistics Study from Capgemini Consulting stated that they outsource freight invoice audit and payment services to a third-party provider. Why the resistance in the marketplace when the benefits can be so … Read more

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Ship-from-store. Using your brick-and-mortar stores as fulfillment centers

With a growing number of consumers expecting convenience and same-day deliveries when making online purchases, more omni-channel retailers are choosing to fulfill orders straight from their brick-and-mortar stores. Setting up retail locations to serve simultaneously as distribution centers requires planning … Read more

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