Faced with long lead times and potential production delays, Badcock Furniture and More invested in a cloud-based tool.
Companies make contingency plans to prepare for possible supply chain disruptions caused by port labor negotiations.
Many companies use social media to improve supply chain operations by connecting shippers and service providers.
Shipment monitoring tools allow manufacturers and shippers to locate cargo, manage inventory and prevent theft.
Demand-driven supply chains strive for synchronicity between functions and among partners to ensure optimal performance.
The number of stockkeeping units has increased considerably. Doing an ABC analysis helps eliminate unneeded inventory.
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Logistics managers support inbound supply chains by informing company leaders about the effect of vendor non-compliance.
Managing supply chain partnerships strategically improves their viability and reliability.
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