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Caution Surrounds Cloud in the SC

The cloud is still viewed as new, and many are cautious about taking the big step to adopting it for their supply chain.


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Alliance Awards – Warehousing: Align Cultures

 A common goal and vision are important to serve the customer. When the whole network is aligned, everyone benefits. 


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Alliance Awards – Domestic Freight Single Mode: Networking With Friends

 When Toshiba looked for a solution to damage problems, Averitt introduced its network partner to produce even bigger results. 


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Alliance Award – Domestic Multimodal: The Right Dialogue

 Open discussions with the right partners can lead to good results and continuous improvement. 


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Alliance Awards – International Transportation: Challenge Norms

 Logistics can be a game of mathematical challenges, but with enough variables Dal-Tile and its partners found a workable solution. 


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Supply Chain Alliances Share Common Goals

A close fit on culture and shared interest in outcomes help define strong supply chain alliances.


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Aligning Place in the Supply Chain

Changing supply chains, new sourcing and distribution strategies, and market shifts require realignment of real estate commitments as well.

 Changing supply chains, new sourcing and distribution strategies, and market shifts require realignment of real estate commitments as well. 


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Needed: Tech Infrastructure

Expanding markets carry challenges that include a need for better technology infrastructure.

 Expanding markets carry challenges that include a need for better technology infrastructure. 


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Conflicting Agendas Slow Supply Chains

While jurisdictions and special interests do battle, the impact on supply chains begins to show.

While jurisdictions and special interests do battle, the impact on supply chains begins to show.


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Make Small Better

Small, mixed SKU orders are on the rise in parallel with fulfillment strategies such as “omnichannel.”

 Small, mixed SKU orders are on the rise in parallel with fulfillment strategies such as “omnichannel.”  


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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

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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World Trade 100 Magazine

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2014 October

Check out the October 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story: Logistics Drives Site Selection, plus much more!

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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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