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You insure your house and your car. Yet, many companies do not protect themselves with the same sense of security for one of their largest business expenses – transportation costs.
Parcel carriers employ many little known, but highly detrimental tactics to confuse of take advantage of their shipper clients – all in the interest of generating carrier revenue.
Supply Chain Segmentation Enabled: Why Focusing on Operations and Using New Technology Makes All the Difference
Today's supply chains -- stretched by globalization, outsourcing, and the rapid proliferation of SKUs and product configurations -- are exceedingly complex. They're also exceedingly hard to manage. Companies know that in order to provide customers with more customization, more service, and more intimacy than ever, they need to segment their supply chain. But most still rely on a "one-size-fits-all" approach.
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
It has been a little less than ten years since the development and implementation of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. What began with seven charter members has now expanded into a partnership program of over 10,000 participants, covering all entities involved in the global supply chain. Although growth of the program over the years has been impressive, with over 810,000 U.S. importers1 and over 11,000 active U.S. customs brokers alone, there is still great opportunity to increase participation in the program.