Supply Chain Visualization at a Glance

July 21, 2017 | Tags: Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Supply Chain At ProTrans, our customers’ needs drive continuous improvement and innovative solutions every day. The Challenge ProTrans’ challenge was to create a dynamic visual track-and- trace tool to allow our customers to see all their in-transit shipments for North America in one central web page […]

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Improving Network Efficiency And Visibility

July 21, 2017 | Tags: Transportation Management Systems (TMS), Logistics, Technology , Supply Chain Transplace helped Huhtamaki reduce costs while improving customer service. The Challenge As a producer of Chinet® disposable tableware products, ice cream containers, as well as paper and plastic cups and packaging, Huhtamaki is a leading supplier to the consumer goods, retail […]

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Solved: Kane Thinks Outside the Box for Distribution of Insulation Products

July 21, 2017 | Tags: Distribution, Logistics, Supply Chain Dow Building Solutions gained faster, more reliable distribution to customers at a reduced cost with help from KANE. The Challenge Dow Building Solutions, a business unit of the Dow Chemical Company, supplies builders of commercial and residential buildings with insulation products. The company had closed down […]

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Manufacturing, Logistics Grew Dramatically Over Last Generation

August 14, 2017 | Inbound Logistics Staff Tags: Manufacturing, Logistics, Supply Chain Contrary to public perception, U.S. manufacturing and logistics experienced dramatic growth over the past generation, says a study by the Ball State Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) and Conexus Indiana. U.S. manufacturing production grew 11 percent since the 2000-2003 dot.com bust […]

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Empowering the Shipper – Inbound Logistics

August 09, 2017 | Merrill Douglas Tags: Logistics, Careers, Supply Chain After more than 14 years in the trucking industry—at USF Group and Central Freight Lines—Dan Clark decided it was time for a change, both for himself and for the shipping community. Trucking companies were depending on legacy information systems, often inherited through corporate acquisitions, […]

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Green E-tailer Fertilizes The Bottom Line 

July 21, 2017 | Rosie Wolf Williams Tags: Retail, E-commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain California-based e-tailer Grove Collaborative opened a second warehouse in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to reduce shipping costs and meet the demands of consumers who expect fast delivery. Thanks to a data analytics platform, Grove Collaborative’s shipping costs wither while fulfillment efficiencies blossom. Grove Collaborative, […]

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Sofa So Good: Software Upgrade Bolsters Furniture Company’s Growth

July 21, 2017 | Elaine S. Silver Tags: Retail, Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), Logistics, Supply Chain By implementing a warehouse management system with real-time dashboards, retailer City Furniture reclaimed hours of its managers’ and supervisors’ time each day. They no longer have to manually gather data to get productivity numbers. A furniture retailer upgrades its […]

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