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WT100 iPub – The Alliance: Shared Goals Drive Results

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IN THIS ISSUE:

SMC3 Update
Collaboration Meets New Challenges

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

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

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

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

Align Cultures
A common goal and vision are important to serve the customer; when the whole network is aligned, everyone benefits.

ALLIANCE SUCCESS STORY:

Worldwide Express Uses RateWare XL
As a trusted freight partner to more than 55 carriers, Worldwide Express ensures partner, franchisee and customer success by providing customers with a portfolio of robust LTL products that includes RateWare XL and other SMC³ products. Read about their one-stop solution..
Presented by SMC3.


WT100 iPub – Compliance, Dec. 2013

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Level the Playing Field in World Trade
Trade treaties don't change the way companies conduct business, but they can reduce bureaucratic red tape.

Pharmaceutical Serialization Bills in Reconciliation
Federal track-and-trace rules are on the slow track but moving.

Trade Compliance Needs Rising
Top management support and automation are among the growing needs in trade compliance, according to a recent industry survey.

Are Duty Drawbacks Worth Reclaiming?
The value of duty drawbacks depends on the product and the effort required to recoup duties.

COMPLIANCE WHITE PAPER:

Building an Export Compliance Program
A recent survey found that only 62% of exporters have a full Export Compliance Program in place. Companies that do not exercise due diligence are more susceptible to committing infractions, which can result in significant penalties and fines. This white paper discusses six critical components that are involved in the implementation of an export compliance program:

  • Showing Management Support
  • Company Profile and Risk Assessment
  • Cross Organization Accountability
  • Automated Compliance Process Control
  • Communication and Training
  • Audit and Continuous Assessment

Presented by Amber Road.

COMPLIANCE PODCAST:

Best Practices for Arriving at the True Landed Cost
In this podcast, Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager at Amber Road, highlights how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility to major companies today.
Presented by: Amber Road.


WT100 iPub – Succeeding in Cloud

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Leveraging the Cloud for Supply Chain Success
Keeping up with the speed of change is a top challenge for supply chains, one that cloud can assist with.

Surviving the Customer-Centric Challenge
The cloud is an enabler for companies that don't want to miss the shift to customer centricity.

The Two Worlds of Supply Chain Governance
Managing the cloud is like trying to keep two worlds from colliding.

CLOUD TECHNOLOGY WHITE PAPERS:

Can Just-In-Time and Global Sourcing Strategies Co-exist?
Find out how a cloud-based supply chain platform can help with both.
Presented by GT Nexus.

The Omnichannel Retail Supply Chain
How technology and networks delivered in the cloud will separate the winners and losers in the eyes of today's consumer.
Presented by GT Nexus.

CLOUD TECHNOLOGY VIDEO:

Visibility Redefined
Visibility is a necessary tool for running an efficient end-to-end supply chain. Hear directly from supply chain executives as to how they are utilizing visibility in the cloud to manage both the physical and financial supply chain. Speakers include Pfizer, Crocs, Pan Pacific, Ambercrombie & Fitch, and more!
Presented by GT Nexus.


WT100 iPub – Sustainability

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Driving Sustainability
Sustainability is hot in the boardroom: a Top 10 issue.

Shifting to Greener Options
With sustainability receiving more boardroom attention, supply chain transportation has much to offer.

5 Faciltiy Sustainabilty Strategies
Inside, outside, even on top of the distribution center, there are sustainability opportunities.

SUSTAINABILITY WHITE PAPER:

Best Practices for Choosing Your Third-Party Logistic Provider
This white paper will look at the growing practice of partnering with logistics providers. It will review the benefits of outsourcing some or all of the logistics function, and the essential features every importer should look for when choosing a warehouse and logistics provider.
Presented by Pacer.


WT100 iPub – The Alliance

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IN THIS ISSUE:

SMC3 Update
Learn how business alliances are becoming business enhancers.

Supply Chain Alliances Achieve Results
High-performing supply chains have some common elements. They depend on strong alliances, and they deliver outstanding results.

Ask What If
Side conversations can open new opportunities. Tyson found a partner to balance its lanes and reduce empty miles by asking “What if?”

Start Small
Tuesday Morning is no overnight success. It worked with its alliance partner to make incremental improvements in its supply chain.

Reduce Complexity
Growing businesses have more of everything, even things you don’t want. For Jo-Ann Stores, the unwanted consequence was complexity.

Start Early
Part of Safelite’s success with change to its distribution network came from forming alliances early.

Stop Landfilling
By rough estimate, 143,500 tons of waste is produced by scrapped windshields in the United States; Safelite wanted to do its part to stop sending windshields to the landfill.

ALLIANCE WHITE PAPER:

The Case for a True LTL Price Benchmark
A guide to the importance of reliable, fuel- and direction neutral baseline LTL rates required to manage mutually successful outcomes for shippers and carriers.
Presented by SMC3.

ALLIANCE PODCAST:

The Value of Alliances in Supply Chain Management
In 2012, World Trade 100 and SMC3 formed an alliance to develop a new awards program to recognize excellence in supply chain performance. The focus of the award program is the collaborative effort among supply chain partners and the results and benefits they see because of those alliances. In this podcast, Danny Slaton, executive vice president of business and product development for SMC3, discusses the value of alliances in supply chain management.
Presented by: SMC3.


WT100 iPub – Compliance

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Getting Started in Exporting
Take an active learning approach when entering export markets.

Navigating the Export Map
With some due diligence and business discipline, exporting can be a growth opportunity for U.S. businesses.

Multi-Shoring is Blending Compliance Issues
There is long-term structural change taking place in global supply chains. Part of the restructuring can be called multishoring, and it is adding complexity to how we look at U.S. exports.

COMPLIANCE WHITE PAPER:

The ROI of Automating Trade Compliance
This white paper from Amber Road takes a close look at how automating your organization's trade compliance program can result in significant cost savings, as well as several other key benefits including:

  • Capturing duty drawback savings upon re-export
  • Capturing more duty savings from Free Trade Agreements
  • Properly classifying goods to pay the correct duty
  • Reducing inventory and shipment exams by pre-clearing Customs
  • Enhancing visibility and control

Presented by Amber Road.

COMPLIANCE PODCAST:

Export Reform: How Can GTM Software Help Drive Reform?
In this podcast Anthony Hardenburgh, vice president of Global Trade Content for Amber Road, discusses the topic of export reform and how global trade management software helps drive it.
Presented by: Amber Road.


WT100 iPub – Sustainability

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Benchmarking 3PL Sustainability
Third-party logistics providers are increasing their commitment to sustainability, providing benefits to customers and the environment.

Carriers Cope with Emissions
Improved fuel efficiency and fleet management have both bottom line effects and positive performance on emissions.

Floor to Ceiling, Sustainability Works
Old or new, warehouses and distribution centers can offer big opportunities for savings.

SUSTAINABILITY WHITE PAPER:

Best Practices for Choosing Your Third-Party Logistic Provider
This white paper will look at the growing practice of partnering with logistics providers. It will review the benefits of outsourcing some or all of the logistics function, and the essential features every importer should look for when choosing a warehouse and logistics provider.
Presented by Pacer.


WT100 iPub – Intermodal

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Collaboration Pushes Intermodal to New Heights
Multi-modal shipping has a longer history than most realize, and is still responding to changing needs with creativity and innovation.

Making the Connection Between Mode and Location
When sizing up a location, transportation is an important factor—including access to rail and intermodal service.

To and From; Near and Far
A number of supply chain optimization factors affect location, lanes and volumes, influencing mode choice.

INTERMODAL WHITE PAPER:

Turn Global Market Volatility Into Your Competitive Advantage
This white paper presents a detailed overview of a first-in-the-world optimization tool.
Presented by APL Logistics.

INTERMODAL PODCAST:

Turn Global Market Volatility Into Your Competitive Advantage
Learn how to optimize and increase your supply chain performance.
Presented by APL Logistics.


WT100 iPub – Beyond Cloud Basics

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Cloud Computing is Here
But how much do you really know about it? Different industry verticals may be demonstrating varying levels of uptake, but no one doubts the significance or the staying power of cloud computing. Make Collaboration Count Focus on the right opportunities and collaboration can pay big dividends.

Managing Compliance in the Supply Chain
An alphabet soup of regulations govern your supply chain, plus one more consideration – your brand reputation.

Extreme Logistics: Serving Patients is a Virtue
The challenges of moving 375,000 doses of temperature-sensitive flu vaccine over 9,000 miles across five countries.

BEYOND CLOUD BASICS WHITE PAPERS:

Five Steps to a High-Performance Supply Chain
A guide to reaching new levels of agility by enhancing ERP software with collaborative cloud technology.
Presented by GT Nexus.

The Omnichannel Retail Supply Chain
How technology and networks delivered in the cloud will separate the winners and losers in the eyes of today's consumer.
Presented by GT Nexus.

BEYOND CLOUD BASICS PODCAST:

False Cloud or True Cloud? Debating the Merits of Private Cloud
In this podcast, our technology expert, Greg Johnsen, executive vice president of marketing and co-founder of GT Nexus, addresses the many terms that are being tossed around relative to cloud technology. He discusses the difference between "public" and "private" cloud and when it makes sense for a company to use a private cloud or hybrid cloud approach. He will also take a look ahead at what he sees in the future of cloud technology.
Presented by GT Nexus.


WT100 iPub – Cloud Technology

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Moving to the Cloud: Is There a Tipping Point?
Companies are starting to move traditionally internally hosted systems to the cloud. Here’s why.

The Transformational Power of Mobile Technology
Mobile technology is pervading the supply chain, bringing strategic, operational, and financial benefits.

The Strategic Value of Supply Chain Visibility
The ability to see into every aspect of a supply chain in real time is becoming imperative in achieving operational agility.

Improve Supply Chain Efficiency with IT
New IT solutions, along with cloud computing, are leading to more effective and economical supply chains.

Cloud Technology on Twitter
See what others are saying about cloud computing on this embedded Twitter page.

Extreme Logistics: Never Forget
A logistics company assists one Kansas community with a 9/11 memorial display.

CLOUD TECHNOLOGY WHITE PAPERS:

Reengineering the Foundation for B2B Information Exchange in the Supply Chain
Moving from EDI Enablement and EDI Hubs to Cloud Platforms.
Presented by GT Nexus.

The Cloud Supply Chain Data Network
Understanding the Power of a Shared Online Network to Connect Global Partners and Achieve High Data Quality Levels.
Presented by GT Nexus.


WT100 iPub – Premier Edition

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Fab50 + One

WT100 and the University of Tennessee Supply Chain Survey

The Hottest Emerging Markets
Old or new, warehouses and distribution centers can offer big opportunities for savings.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

KC SmartPort Momentum

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

Podcasts

 

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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