Packaging Packaging is so much more than placing products in a box and hoping that it reaches its destination on time and undamaged. In truth, the packaging process is heavily regulated and must meet strict federal guidelines. Many products – particularly food grade items and consumer goods – must be kept at an ideal temperature…
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Profile of Tim O’Brien, senior director, supply chain, with Purchasing Power, a specialty e-commerce retailer that provides goods and services to customers who make payments through payroll deductions
IL Editor Felecia Stratton was lucky to get an annual glimpse into the future of the logistics workforce—and can say with confidence that we’ll be just fine.
Labor management tools can help you determine if your workforce is performing at the level necessary to deliver cost-effective service to customers.
U.S. Department of Transportation pursues ban on cell phone use while driving; Proposed air cargo screening legislation enhances security measures; U.S. retailers place increased emphasis on supply chain management
ProFlowers’ time- and temperature-sensitive shipments create plenty of challenges for John Kuehn, senior vice president of supply chain operations. Here’s how he nips problems in the bud.
Transaction and shipment exceptions are common, so businesses must be able to account for these variables by enabling a proactive supply chain.
To move your business along the road to supply chain improvement, take a journey down these 10 paths to innovation.
Collaborative distribution lets manufacturers, especially consumer product goods (CPG) companies, merge loads destined for the same end point to maximize trucking efficiency.