When efficiency is the primary focus in integrated supply chain management, every little bit that helps to tighten both front- and back-end processes helps. Increasingly, companies in a variety of verticals are achieving such efficiencies by leaning on disruptive technologies.
Shipper of choice and sustainability are trending terms among supply chain managers but they’re nothing new to the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies in North America. The company’s logistics operation has a long track record of attracting carriers that share a commitment to customer service, efficiency, and sustainable transportation.
Blockchain is the topic of the moment in supply chain. But what can it really do for supply chains today, and where can it take us tomorrow?
Should you offshore, nearshore, or reshore? It helps to understand how each model impacts the supply chain before you ante up.
It’s a boon year for third-party logistics providers offering innovative, flexible, and reliable solutions to meet shipper demands. Presented alphabetically, these are the 100 3PLs Inbound Logistics editors chose as the best of the best. Search the 3PL Decision Support Tool for an even deeper dive.
Retailers may face significant challenges when expanding further into the online/e-commerce business. Some challenges may involve supply chain management issues.
The average price per gallon of diesel gasoline dropped 0.3 cents this week to $3.223 per gallon, according to data issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Earlier this month, Memphis-based transportation and logistics power FedEx said it will not additional residential holiday season surcharges, save for oversized or unauthorized shipments or those that require additional handling. The company initially instituted this policy a year ago.
In rural New York, local business, academia and government are working together to promote their area.