Articles by Mary Shacklett

Keep Cool with Customs

Accurate, timely information and a measure of patience ensure less stressful importing.
May 1, 2013
Accurate, timely information and a measure of patience ensure less stressful importing.
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Compassion & Logistics

Balancing the best of intentions against the worst supply chain conditions is the challenge for humanitarian aid organizations.
April 1, 2013
The supply chains of humanitarian aid organizations support both developmental and disaster response objectives — but it is especially the latter that make humanitarian aid supply chain needs unique and sharply different from the supply chain requirements of commercial enterprises.
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Explain SC Risks to the Board

Make supply chain risk a strategic issue for board consideration and action.
March 1, 2013
Supply chain issues are often viewed as operational and boards fail to consider the strategic importance of assessing and addressing supply chain risk.
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Reduce Financial Risk

Importers and exporters of all sizes need solid plans and tools to manage financial risk in their supply chains.
February 1, 2013
In additional to physical risk management, strong supply chains need solid financial risk management.
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Cloud Investments Pay Off

Cloud technology is very successful with the right pieces in place.
January 4, 2013
Cloud technology’s bullish future in supply chains is driven by strategic goals and collaboration.

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Collaboration – It’s Now Closer Than Ever

November 1, 2012
The buzz about collaboration is turning into business practice and driving supply chain results.
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The Intelligent Supply Chain

October 9, 2012
To compete globally, companies need to approach their supply chains by learning the latest technology and making the best decisions because your competitors are doing it. By Mary Shacklett
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Outsourcing — The Next Level

August 1, 2012
Due to customer demand, logistics and supply chain outsourcing operations are being pushed into unexplored technological and service-related territories.
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Rounding the Optimization Curve

June 28, 2012
Driven to improve on many fronts, transportation companies and shippers are adopting technologies and techniques that drive down costs and improve sustainability.
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Three Supply Chain Technology Prospects for the Warehouse

March 5, 2012
New technologies can benefit warehousing and distribution operations without making a big dent in your bottom line.
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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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