High transportation costs are driving three main shifts in supply chain strategies. These changes are having a beneficial impact not just on transportation budgets but also on broader supply chain and financial performance.
Most companies calculate total delivered cost (TDC) based on inaccurate and outdated assumptions. Using optimization technology to more accurately forecast TDC by product and customer will help them to improve both their supply chain planning decisions and their costs.
Many young supply chain professionals have unrealistic expectations about job requirements and career paths. Employers and educators must do a better job of communicating what skills and traits new hires will need in the real world.
When its original logistics and procurement model threatened to constrain its rapid growth, the U.K.-based coffee retailer went all-in: new leadership, new supply chain strategy, new logistics provider, and new software. Here's how it all paid off.
In just a few months, publicly traded U.S. companies will have to report their use of certain minerals and their derivatives to the government. Not ready just yet? Here's how to get your compliance efforts under way.
For many retailers, omnichannel commerce is new and uncharted territory. But consultant Kerry W. Coin has been there, and now offers some guidance on how retailers can master a strategy that's fraught with supply chain challenges.