As high-quality, last-mile delivery becomes more of an expectation, it’s vital to develop a holistic strategy that not only reduces costs, but also improves service levels.
Safeguard your customer’s experience by setting out to implement logistics costs, timing, and channel plans as part of a detailed omnichannel logistics strategy on day one during product development.
These three simple changes will not only cut your shipping costs, but will also improve your shipping process efficiency and delivery times.
Feel the impact from these five benefits when you make your supply chain more efficient by optimizing your reverse logistics system.
Would you recommend using Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) or Consignment Inventory (CI)? Supply chain management professionals today are asking this daunting question with growing frequency as companies push themselves to do more with less resources.
There is an ever growing focus on how to shorten lead times, reduce inventory levels and increase free flowing cash in just about every industry. One way to approach making a impact on your supply chain’s performance is to identify and evaluate where critical value added activities are taking place. Each of the value added activities are necessary in order to produce a finished product, however there is a tremendous opportunity to postpone performing the value added activities at different stages until there is a clear demand signal from the market.
Efficiency, is a word often associated with automation, time savings, productivity, and now Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). “Driving Efficiency” is a frequently used term in the office, usually followed up with the question; How do we achieve this? One of the technologies that is more recently seeing expansive and creative use to drive efficiency in the Supply Chain world is RFID.
The key to successfully managing logistics comes from a well thought out strategy on how companies will reach the consumer base. Logistics & Inventory Management is a very critical supporting function on how these activities will be executed. Recent studies show that nearly 50% of businesses surveyed continue to see logistics as a nonstrategic business function, while the other 50% are investing in developing logistics as a competitive advantage.
Actionable insights from IndustryStar on ways to expedite, optimize, and de-risk your supply chain operations.