Why You Should Outsource Supply Chain Management

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You have an e-commerce business and you’re expecting the business to grow. The key to success in this stage is a combination of supply chain optimization and effective supply chain management (SCM). You can achieve both when you outsource supply chain management to a 3PL. This article explains the risks … Read More

The Rise of Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain

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The buzz around blockchain makes it sound like a cure-all for the embattled supply chain industry, but supply chain experts have their doubts. In this article we discuss the rise of cryptocurrency, and evaluate blockchain technology in the supply chain. Understanding Blockchain Technology If you listen to its advocates in … Read More

How Have Supply Chain Logistics Evolved In Just One Year

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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) upended the global supply chain logistics, leaving supply chain managers to pick up the scattered pieces of their logistics operation. A year later the dust of the pandemic has settled, but many organizations are still struggling to absorb the shock of last year’s disruption. This guide to … Read More

What Should Modern Supply Chain Management Look Like

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2021 brings a new era for supply chain management, and a new way of doing things for businesses across the globe. This article has everything you need to navigate the post-pandemic logistics landscape, and keep your modern supply chain moving in the year to come.  Lessons learned from the COVID-19 … Read More

How to Prepare for Chinese New Year 2021

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The Chinese New Year (CNY) is often overlooked in the United States, but if your business relies on Chinese shipping and manufacturing, you need to prepare for the upcoming shutdown in China to avoid delays that could be catastrophic to your businesses. Fortunately, this article on the How to Prepare … Read More

What is EDI? A Guide to Understanding Electronic Data Interchange

The retail sector has enjoyed the benefits of EDI for decades. Yet, many brands still use some form of paper-based process for ordering, invoicing, and dispatching. This article has everything you need to upgrade your operation with Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) technology.  What is Electronic Data Interchange Electronic Data Interchange … Read More

Order Fulfillment Vs Supply Chain: What Is The Difference?

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If you do not work in logistics then terms like Order Fulfillment and Supply Chain may seem like the same thing. In actuality they are different terms that denote two entirely different functions of the logistics process. What’s the Difference Between Order Fulfillment and Supply Chain The term supply chain … Read More

How to Improve Food Safety Supply Chain Management

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The global food supply chain is tremendous, complex, and heavily regulated. To manage food safety risks effectively, supply chain managers need to understand the challenges they face and the solutions available. From regulatory compliance to managing food safety risks, and avoiding food security fraud, this guide has the information you … Read More

Achieving Competitive Advantage Through Supply Chain Optimization

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Supply Chain Optimization (SCM) is an operations strategy that enables an organization to maximize the profitability of their supply chain and improve customer satisfaction. This guide has everything you need to optimize your supply chain and improve your business processes and profitability. What is Supply Chain Optimization The term “Supply … Read More

Lean Supply Chain Management Guide: How to Reduce Lead Times

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A lean supply chain is simply a well-designed supply chain that delivers products quickly and efficiently at minimal cost. In that regard, every supply chain should be as lean as possible. In this lean supply chain management guide, you’ll find tips on how to reduce lead times and make your … Read More