Articles Tagged with ''supply chain visibility''

The Fluid Distribution Network

Consumers drive demand that drives the need for optimized supply chain networks.
April 14, 2014

 Companies have historically reviewed their distribution networks every five or six years.  

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What does it take to have a successful omnichannel strategy? Data.

Is Better Data Worth It?
April 2, 2014

As perhaps the most stunning success of the dot-com era, Amazon is known for the data it collects and the way it uses the information to improve the customer experience.

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Changing Transportation: From Drivers to Data

March 10, 2014

 As businesses recover from the recession, part of their focus is on improving transportation and logistics performance. 

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Eliminating Complexity in Increasingly Complex Supply Chains

The Case for Standardization
February 25, 2014
My previous blogs described the need for data that is not only accurate, timely and consistent, but also delivered in an automated fashion via an e-commerce platform;which is essential when considering your supply chain visibility strategy.
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Outsourcers a Main Cause of SC Disruption

Service failures by outsources reach top three causes of supply chain disruption
November 13, 2013
Three quarters of businesses experienced at least one supply chain disruption in 2012, with the same percentage admitting they have a complete lack of visibility of their supply chain.
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Technology Failure is Biggest Supply Chain Risk

Regulations and Outsourcing Failures are Next
November 8, 2013

Inconsistent management interest contributes to the risks. The biggest risks to the supply chain over the next 12 months was reported to be technology outages, burdensome regulations and failures by outsourcers, according to a new report by Zurich Insurance Group and the Business Continuity Institute (BCI).

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GT Nexus Expands Retail Client Base

November 7, 2013
The Children’s Place has selected the GT Nexus technology platform and services to enable its global supply chain and support business growth.
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Visibility and Vulnerability

October 1, 2013
Poor or limited supply chain visibility is a risk that increases the vulnerability of any supply chain.
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Supply Chain Visibility is Rising Priority

Supply chain visibility is a high priority for improvement.
June 6, 2013
An Aberdeen Group study shows extended supply chains value visibility and are seeking to improve and increase visibility.
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Manufacturers Blind to SC Risks, says Study

May 15, 2013
A new KPMG report shows that global manufacturers lack supply chain visibility beyond tier 1 suppliers; instead, sourcing closer to market is a priority.
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KC SmartPort Momentum

Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development



Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.


Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road

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World Trade 100 Magazine

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Check out the April 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring articles on fueling changes for trucking plus much more!

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Supply Chain Disruptions

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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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