The automotive aftermarket’s logistics trends, challenges, and best practices give shippers a wild ride.
A fourth-party logistics provider (4PL) can help companies set and achieve supply chain improvement goals.
Planning for peak returns season can minimize processing costs and maximize recovery values of returned inventory.
Regulatory compliance is top supply chain challenge for healthcare executives; Ohio’s transportation funding plan pays dividends with bridge repair program; GM saves $40 million a year by co-locating stamping and assembly facilities; Collaboration is the key to sustained procurement savings; U.S. domestic intermodal surpasses international as growth driver.
Expedited shipping modes are a crucial part of shippers’ planned transportation strategies.
The Panama Canal expansion, opening in 2015, may alter shippers’ sourcing and routing decisions.
Companies such as Amazon show delivery speed and logistics agility provide the customer service levels retailers need to win.
Leading food manufacturers and producers make sustainability best practices part of their supply chains.
Positioning product packaging downstream in the supply chain offers food manufacturers varied selling opportunities.
Production vendor managed inventory enables manufacturers to gain supply chain control.