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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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Gulf Air Selects Supply Chain Solution from AAR and Gulf Technics

The national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Gulf Air has recently announced a partnership between AAR and Gulf Technics to provide Gulf Air with an integrated supply chain and component repair solution. The five-year program began in April 2011. The partnership between AAR and Gulf Technics will combine parts supply, distribution, component repair, information […]

Supply Chain Merger Evolves as Glen Road Systems and Invata Intralogistics Announce Agreement

GRSI and Invata Intralogistics, Inc. have merged their two companies to further benefit their already 10-year long working relationship in hopes to achieve synergies and benefits from their partnership. GRSI is a global provider of supply chain execution software, distribution center automation and system integration. Invata Intralogistics, Inc. is a global supplier of supply chain […]

Supply Chain Examined for Gasoline Costs

An Energy Information Administration study was done a few years ago and remains relevant today with its results. In their weekly report, they highlighted how crude prices work their way through the system in about eight weeks. Usually, it takes only two weeks for the pump prices to increase and analysts say that for every […]

Supply Chain Management Providers Enjoy Boost in Sales

Two recent reports show that supply chain management software grew in this first quarter of the year. Manufacturers and other businesses bought the software in growing numbers as an upstart economy freed up budget dollars for improvement initiatives. The two recent reports were from Supply Chain Management and ERP vendors and in them JDA Software […]

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