Transparency, honest communication, and a commitment to forming a true partnership with shared goals and values are keys to successful supply chain collaboration between shippers and their third-party logistics providers.
VMI is a way for suppliers to manage re-supply by monitoring customer stock levels and forward demand that optimizes working capital with service levels. Use these tips for best managing the VMI relationship.
Distributors continue to play a valuable role within many supply chains. At the same time, changing business models, and especially the rise of e-commerce, are prompting many to enhance the services they offer.
Shippers share the most probing and effective questions to ask potential 3PL partners.
The U.S.-Canada cross-border trade relationship remains robust in an evolving regulatory environment.
What do new buying trends mean for those providing logistics solutions to you, especially if your logistics partners are not market monsters?
The days of EDI connectivity is quickly becoming outdated and replaced with real-time data feeds that benefit both shipper and their shipping partners.
Silicon Valley and the logistics industry can help each other, and there’s great value to be gained through partnership.
By collaborating with a knowledgeable third-party logistics (3PL) provider, shippers can add both scale and visibility to their supply chain.
Here’s a list of books that will help keep your logistics and supply chain skills sharp.