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Aljex Automates Broker-Carrier Exchanges

Agreements and routine data move via the Web.
Automated Rate Confirmation  automates critical agreements and routine data exchange.
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Logistics Drives Site Selection

Site selection will have some immediate and some long-lasting effects on a supply chain.

The landscape for trade and logistics is a dynamic one, being redefined constantly by e-commerce, regulatory changes, global trade and the digital aspects of trade.


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Get the Most from Carrier Relationships

Openness and trust are important to ensure capacity and results in supply chain relationships.

Shippers have traditionally evaluated their carriers first on price, and then on the markets they serve. The reason is simple.


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Shipment Size Drives Supply Chains

As the ocean carriers and ports prepare for big ships, it’s actually shipment size that is driving supply chains.

E-commerce is revolutionizing the way we buy everything from medicines to groceries to spare parts for household appliances, and in doing so it has become the prime driver of supply chain decisions, experts in the field say.


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Learn From High-tech Supply Chains

In the blink-and-you-miss-it world of high-tech, supply chains are becoming customer centric.

There is perhaps no business sector that’s more reticent to reveal its inner workings than that of high-technology.


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Improving Healthcare Delivery

Best known for saving data, IBM is helping to save lives.

The high-tech company announced a collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Health and a host of organizations to improve healthcare delivery.


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Smart Robotics Meet e-Commerce

Automation can help companies moving from case picking to piece picking for e-commerce fulfillment.

A problem that almost all e-commerce retailers are grappling with is how to adapt fulfillment requirements to meet the exponential growth of online ordering.


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Using Our Competitive Nature in World Trade: Part 2

A senior manager of supply management responded to a comment in my May column “Competitive Nature.” He raised some points that actually amplify the discussion and are worth adding to the discourse.


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A Brave, New World of Home Delivery

The toughest part of the supply chain just became the front line in the battle for the consumer.

The push of e-commerce and changes in how we all live in the early 21st century — some dramatic, others less so — are altering the face of home delivery and recasting the role of the big-box store around the corner.


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OGC Calls for Presentations, Invites Public to Third OGC 3D Summit

The primary topic for this year’s 3D Summit is State of the Art in 3D, with particular focus on technology, applications and management.
The Open Geospatial Consortium 3D Information Management Domain Working Group is hosting its 3D Summit in Geneva, Switzerland on June 12, 2014.
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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety.

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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-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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