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Reduce Supply Chain Excess

Supply chain excess – it costs! Supply chain excess estimates range from $100 billion to over $1.5 trillion depending on the geographical region and various product categories. With new environmental restrictions being introduced by state and federal governments it is no longer feasible, or affordable, to procrastinate on reducing supply chain waste. While there may […]

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Key Questions to Ask SCM Vendors

Think of it as two phases for your company. Phase One: Supply chain evaluation 20/20 hindsight can be a horrible headache. How many times have each us said, “If I knew back then what I know now, I would have done this differently.” This can be no different when choosing SCM software. Strategic planning, thorough […]

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Social Supply Chains

Social media in the B2B capacity In case you’ve been living under a rock, social media has completely changed eCommerce on a global scale. For the average consumer, its become second nature to follow trends online and searching for the best deals. Social media has certainly thrived in a business-to-consumer (B2C) setting, as online retail giants […]

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Green Supply Chain: Changing the Corporate World while Saving the Environment

Our world is currently undergoing major environmental change-researchers claim that the extreme weather occurring of late is caused by our lack of concern for the Earth. We tend to take our resources for granted considering the growing world population, resulting in resource depletion. Legislation enforcing stricter environmental regulations will soon be passed in America. The […]

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Inmar: Leader in Reverse Logistics Solutions

Interested in reducing your company’s rate of returns and improving trading partner relations while displaying a commitment to customer satisfaction and the environment? If so, implement reverse logistics solutions for your company today. Reverse logistics solutions can benefit your company greatly, and provide valuable data that can better its future functioning. Inmar Reverse Logistics, a […]

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Reverse Logistics Process: How to Increase Profits by Sending Products Back

Though supply chain logistics has been the primary focus, an increasing number of companies are discovering the great deal of money that can be made in looking the opposite way, and sending things back. Reverse logistics is a rapidly advancing concept in today’s business world, as Third Party Logistics Providers (3PLs) discovered that up to […]

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2010 Green Supply Chain Awards

Supply Chain and Social Responsibility were the focus of 2010 Green Supply Chain Awards which took place a few weeks ago. The awards recognize companies that put emphasis on sustainability when it comes to supply chain strategies. The list of green vendors is comprehensive with several top of the line vendors in the mix; proving […]

IBM Supply Chain Software Drives McKesson’s Success

Businesses with a supply chain are infamous for having a surplus of tracking issues. The Supply Chain is a complex infrastructure to monitor and manage, without the proper software. If enterprises wish to optimize their supply chain, they should seek a solution that streamlines picking, tracking shipping, transportation, assembly and delivery, among other things. McKesson, […]

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