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Exploding Reefers
Exploding Reefers

Boeing Finds Air Cargo Market Tough
Boeing Finds Air Cargo Market Tough

More Product Recalls
More Product Recalls

Corporate Responsibility
Corporate Responsibility

Caterpillar Moving Jobs To The US
Caterpillar Moving Jobs To The US

UPS Loves Logistics At Christmas
UPS Loves Logistics At Christmas

Australia's Carbon Tax
Australia's Carbon Tax

How Long Can The USPS Continue?
How Long Can The USPS Continue?

FMCSA Closes Transport Company
FMCSA Closes Transport Company

Ikea Prefers Paper Pallets
Ikea Prefers Paper Pallets

Port Of Long Beach Experiences Significant Decline
Port Of Long Beach Experiences Significant Decline

Cargo Pricing Fixing Fines
Cargo Pricing Fixing Fines

Price Fixing On The Ocean
Price Fixing On The Ocean

Overweight Vehicles
Overweight Vehicles

Getting Shipments Across Borders
Getting Shipments Across Borders

Lean Six Sigma Comes To Erie
Lean Six Sigma Comes To Erie

Big Brother Is Tracking Your Cargo
Big Brother Is Tracking Your Cargo

Is Your Cargo Safe?
Is Your Cargo Safe?

Safety At Sea
Safety At Sea

How Long Before Vendors Get Paid?
How Long Before Vendors Get Paid?

Warehouse Savings By Using Voice Picking
Warehouse Savings By Using Voice Picking

Indian Manufacturer To Offer Generic Lipitor
Indian Manufacturer To Offer Generic Lipitor

Another ERP Project Lawsuit
Another ERP Project Lawsuit

India Reverses Decision On Foreign Owned Retailing
India Reverses Decision On Foreign Owned Retailing

Electric Commercial Vehicles
Electric Commercial Vehicles

FDA Finds Manufacturing Issues
FDA Finds Manufacturing Issues

Can Bridges Support 97,000 Pound Trucks?
Can Bridges Support 97,000 Pound Trucks?

Nationwide "Texting While Driving" Ban
Nationwide Texting While Driving Ban

Motor Vehicle Safety Enhancement Act
Motor Vehicle Safety Enhancement Act

E-Procurement: Still Viable?
E-Procurement: Still Viable?

Cargo Airline Pilots Excluded From New FAA Rules
Cargo Airline Pilots Excluded From New FAA Rules

Unmanned Cargo Flights
Unmanned Cargo Flights

Boeing 747-8 Arrives In The US
Boeing 747-8 Arrives In The US

Funding For Road Construction
Funding For Road Construction

Low Carbon Fuel Standard
Low Carbon Fuel Standard

FedEx Facing Lawsuit From US Government
FedEx Facing Lawsuit From US Government

Canadian Unions Under Pressure
Canadian Unions Under Pressure

SAP Invests in China and Russia
SAP Invests in China and Russia

Trucks Don't Float
Trucks Don't Float

Air India Ends Cargo Business
Air India Ends Cargo Business

Dunkin' Donuts Centralizes Supply Chain
Dunkin' Donuts Centralizes Supply Chain

Increase Warehouse Savings
Increase Warehouse Savings

Top Moving Locations Of 2011
Top Moving Locations Of 2011

Should West Coast Ports Be Worried?
Should West Coast Ports Be Worried?

Foreign Investment In India, With Conditions
Foreign Investment In India, With Conditions

OSHA Fines Pizza Manufacturer
OSHA Fines Pizza Manufacturer

Panama Canal Expansion Halted
Panama Canal Expansion Halted

Green Purchasing In The Philippines
Green Purchasing In The Philippines

Dangerous Seas
Dangerous Seas

Open Source CRM
Open Source CRM

Ireland Adopts Green Procurement Policies
Ireland Adopts Green Procurement Policies

Purchasing Fraud In The UK
Purchasing Fraud In The UK

Procurement Fraud
Procurement Fraud

Amazon Buys Orange Robots
Amazon Buys Orange Robots

Oracle Books and COLLABORATE 12
Oracle Books and COLLABORATE 12

AT&T Adds More CNG Vehicles
AT&T Adds More CNG Vehicles

Japan Exporting Manufacturing Jobs
Japan Exporting Manufacturing Jobs

SAP Still Top ERP Vendor
SAP Still Top ERP Vendor

Russian Military Hit By Procurement Fraud
Russian Military Hit By Procurement Fraud

Big Fines For Cargo Screening Failures
Big Fines For Cargo Screening Failures

Freight Movements Reach New Highs
Freight Movements Reach New Highs

Counterfeit Cancer Drugs In US
Counterfeit Cancer Drugs In US

Pringles Sold for $2.7 Billion
Pringles Sold for $2.7 Billion

Billion Dollar ERP System May Yet Be Completed
Billion Dollar ERP System May Yet Be Completed

Buying Group Shows Quick Return
Buying Group Shows Quick Return

How Safe Is Your ERP?
How Safe Is Your ERP?

Bisphenol A in Food Packaging
Bisphenol A in Food Packaging

Customer Satisfaction On The Rise
Customer Satisfaction On The Rise

Forklift Sales Increase In 2011
Forklift Sales Increase In 2011

SAP Develops Indian Language Application
SAP Develops Indian Language Application

Clean Truck Program
Clean Truck Program

Indian Railways Raise Freight Rates
Indian Railways Raise Freight Rates

FedEx Commits To New Electric Vehicle
FedEx Commits To New Electric Vehicle

Medical Device Company Face FDA Fines
Medical Device Company Face FDA Fines

Diesel Prices On The Rise
Diesel Prices On The Rise

Green Packaging More Popular With Consumers
Green Packaging More Popular With Consumers

Many Empty Trucks On The Road
Many Empty Trucks On The Road

More On Empty Trucks And Partial Loads
More On Empty Trucks And Partial Loads

Nearshoring
Nearshoring

Investment In Wind Energy
Investment In Wind Energy

OAUG Report On Oracle Upgrades
OAUG Report On Oracle Upgrades

UPS Will Have To Sell Airline
UPS Will Have To Sell Airline

Ford Invest Another Billion Dollars In India
Ford Invest Another Billion Dollars In India

Australian Exports of LNG
Australian Exports of LNG

Spending on SaaS Increasing
Spending on SaaS Increasing

FDA Refuse Ban Of BPA In Food Packaging
FDA Refuse Ban Of BPA In Food Packaging

Dedola Announce 10PL
Dedola Announce 10PL

India's Slowing Industrial Growth
India's Slowing Industrial Growth

Is Six Sigma Still Effective?
Is the Six Sigma approach still effective in todays complex and ever changing business landscape.

Panama Canal Expansion Delayed
Panama Canal Expansion Delayed

Manufacturing Output Varies By Nation
Manufacturing Output Varies By Nation

Employers Cannot Fill Manufacturing Vacancies
Employers Cannot Fill Manufacturing Vacancies

Recycling And The Supply Chain
Recycling And The Supply Chain

How Toilet Paper Will Save The World
How Toilet Paper Will Save The World

RFID Market To Grow Significantly
RFID Market To Grow Significantly

Oracle Update JDEdwards ERP Solution
Oracle Update JDEdwards ERP Solution

Eco-Friendly Shipping
Eco-Friendly Shipping

Is The Procurement Pledge Good For Small Business?
Is The Procurement Pledge Good For Small Business?

Airline Buys An Oil Refinery
Airline Buys An Oil Refinery

California Diesel Prices Could Soar
California Diesel Prices Could Soar

Nike Finds Carbon Emissions Are Up
Nike Finds Carbon Emissions Are Up

Should The US Worry About India's Patent Protection?
Should The US Worry About India's Patent Protection?

SAP Support Costs
SAP Support Costs

No Food Shortages, Just Warehouse Shortages
No Food Shortages, Just Warehouse Shortages

Nanoparticles In Packaging
Nanoparticles In Packaging

Commerical Vehicles Could Require Electronic Stability Control
Commerical Vehicles Could Require Electronic Stability Control

Improving Your Green Supply Chain
Improving Your Green Supply Chain

Tracking Your Carbon Emissions
Tracking Your Carbon Emissions

Counterfeit Parts Found in Military Supply Chain
Counterfeit Parts Found in Military Supply Chain

Los Angeles Bans Plastic Bags - What Next?
Los Angeles Bans Plastic Bags - What Next?

More Firms Look At Natural Gas Vehicles
More Firms Look At Natural Gas Vehicles

Can Manufacturing Make You Sick?
Can Manufacturing Make You Sick?

Manufacturing Falls Around The World
Manufacturing Falls Around The World

RFID Gone Wild
RFID Gone Wild

SAP Is CRM Market Leader
SAP Is CRM Market Leader

Stylish New E-Learning In Procurement
Stylish New E-Learning In Procurement

SAP India Dramatically Increases Revenues
SAP India Dramatically Increases Revenues

Will It Be Easier Shipping To Europe?
Will It Be Easier Shipping To Europe?

Lockheed Martin Turn To A Single Source
Lockheed Martin Turn To A Single Source

Worst Packaging Awards
Worst Packaging Awards

Plastic Recycling Increases In Canada
Plastic Recycling Increases In Canada

British Manufacturing Declines
British Manufacturing Declines

Canada Creates Manufacturing Jobs
Canada Creates Manufacturing Jobs

ERP In The Cloud
ERP In The Cloud

Edible Food Packaging
Edible Food Packaging

New Regulations For UK P-Cards
New Regulations For UK P-Cards

New Regulations For Marine Diesel
New Regulations For Marine Diesel

Glass Packaging On The Rise
Glass Packaging On The Rise

India Falls On Logistics Performance Table
India Falls On Logistics Performance Table

RFID Used At British Music Festival
RFID Used At British Music Festival

Shrinkage Along The Supply Chain
Shrinkage Along The Supply Chain

A Tale of Two PMI's
A Tale of Two PMI's

What You Can Buy For A Dollar - Toxic PVC Packaging
What You Can Buy For A Dollar - Toxic PVC Packaging

Implementing a World Class Purchasing Strategy
Implementing a world class purchasing strategy will allow your company to stabilize or even increase profits at a time when your costs are rising. This step by step guide will show you the key points to helping you company implement the key elements for a world class purchasing strategy.

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Is It Time For The Chief Supply Chain Officer?
Companies today have CEO's and CIO's, some even have Chief Technology Officers, so is it time that businesses look to the future and appoint a Chief Supply Chain Officer?

Introduction to SCM
If your company makes a product from parts purchased from suppliers, and those products are sold to customers, then you have a supply chain. Some supply chains are simple, while others are rather complicated. The complexity of the supply chain will vary with the size of the business and the intricacy and numbers of items that are manufactured.

Rationalization of Existing Data
Implementing a world class purchasing strategy will allow your company to stablize or even increase profits at a time when your costs are rising. This step shows where the rationalization of data is used. Page 2.

Take Advantage of Vendor Incentive Programs
Implementing a world class purchasing strategy will allow your company to stablize or even increase profits at a time when your costs are rising. This step explains what your company can do to get the most from the relationship with your vendors. Page 3.

Implement Vendor Evaluation
Implementing a world class purchasing strategy will allow your company to stablize or even increase profits at a time when your costs are rising. This step shows that implementing a vendor evaluation program will help your purchasing staff with contract negotiations. Page 4.

Hire Purchasing Professionals
Implementing a world class purchasing strategy will allow your company to stablize or even increase profits at a time when your costs are rising. This step explains why your company should employ purchasing professionals to implement your world class purchasing strategy. Page 5.

Reducing the Number of Vendors
Implementing a world class purchasing strategy will allow your company to stablize or even increase profits at a time when your costs are rising. This step explains why your company should reduce the number of vendors in your purchasing database. Page 6.

Centralized Purchasing
Implementing a world class purchasing strategy will allow your company to stablize or even increase profits at a time when your costs are rising. This step explains why your company should consider centralizing your purchasing function. Page 7.

Getting the Most from Vendors
Implementing a world class purchasing strategy will allow your company to stablize or even increase profits at a time when your costs are rising. This step explains what your company can do to get the most from the relationship with your vendors. Page 8.

Maximizing Technology
Implementing a world class purchasing strategy will allow your company to stablize or even increase profits at a time when your costs are rising. This step explains why your company should implement suitable purchasing technology to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Page 9.

Third Party Logistics Provider (3PL)
A Third Party Logistics (3PL) provider is a firm that provides outsourced or

Activity Based Costing
Activity based costing is a methodology that measures the cost and performance of cost objects

Assemble to Order
Assemble to order is a production method that occurs when an item is assembled after receipt of a customer's order

Change Management
Change Management is the process that is used to help the company, employees and partners adapt successfully to the changes taking place.

Continuous Replenishment
Continuous replenishment is based on the principal of pulled logistics.

Cross Docking
Cross docking reduces costs by shipping material as it is received.

Cycle Counting
Cycle counting is important as it ensures inventory accuracy

Enterprise Resource Planning
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is used by companies to help them achieve efficiencies in their supply chain.

Evaluated Receipts Settlement
Evaluated Receipts Settlement is a method of paying vendors without vendor generated invoices.

Freight Forwarder
Freight forwarder is used by companies who need to ship items internationally.

Just in Time (JIT)
Just in Time or JIT method creates the movement of material into a specific location at the required time, i.e. just before the material is needed in the manufacturing process.

Last In, First Out (LIFO)
LIFO can be used in the warehouse where the first items moved out are the last to arrive in the warehouse

Maintenance, Repair, and Operating Supplies (MRO)
MRO items are consumed as part of the production and plant maintenance process.

Public Warehouse
A public warehouse provides short or long-term storage to companies that require additional warehouse space.

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
RFID uses RF technology and is hoped that the technology will improve the efficiency of inventory tracking and management.

Radio Frequency (RF)
Radio frequency (RF) is a form of wireless communication used in warehousing.

Six Sigma
Six Sigma is a business management strategy. It will identify and remove the causes of defects and errors in manufacturing and business processes.

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI)
Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) is where the buyer of a product provides information to a vendor of that product and the vendor takes full responsibility for maintaining an agreed inventory of the material.

CSCO - Chief Supply Chain Officer
Today the supply chain is the backbone to any business and having a senior executive in charge of supply chain is the next logical step.

Radio Frequency Identification
Supply chain management is investing in RFID as it can give them advantages in visibility of their products through the supply chain. The benefits are seen as improving on other methods of visibility such as EDI, bar coding and Advance Ship Notifications (ASN).

Kanban
Kanban is a Japanese production technique that uses cards or electronic signals in a computer system to monitor and control workflow in a factory.

Food Safety In The Supply Chain
Today there is a drive in the food supply chain for food safety along all aspects of the supply chain. Keeping food safe requires that food growers, suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and importers work in unison to ensure that the end product that reaches the consumer is safe for consumption. This article looks at many aspects of keeping food safe in the supply chain.

Tips For Selecting A Voice Picking Vendor
Voice Picking systems are becoming extremely important to an efficient warehouse operation. This article examines ten tips for companies who are looking to select a vendor for their voice picking solution.

Tips For Selecting A Voice Picking Vendor
Voice Picking systems are becoming extremely important to an efficient warehouse operation. This article examines ten tips for companies who are looking to select a vendor for their voice picking solution.

Tips For Selecting A Voice Picking Vendor
Voice Picking systems are becoming extremely important to an efficient warehouse operation. This article examines ten tips for companies who are looking to select a vendor for their voice picking solution.

Tips For Selecting A Voice Picking Vendor
Voice Picking systems are becoming extremely important to an efficient warehouse operation. This article examines ten tips for companies who are looking to select a vendor for their voice picking solution.

Tips For Selecting A Voice Picking Vendor
Voice Picking systems are becoming extremely important to an efficient warehouse operation. This article examines ten tips for companies who are looking to select a vendor for their voice picking solution.

Tips For Selecting A Voice Picking Vendor
Voice Picking systems are becoming extremely important to an efficient warehouse operation. This article examines ten tips for companies who are looking to select a vendor for their voice picking solution.

Tips For Selecting A Voice Picking Vendor
Voice Picking systems are becoming extremely important to an efficient warehouse operation. This article examines ten tips for companies who are looking to select a vendor for their voice picking solution.

Tips For Selecting A Voice Picking Vendor
Voice Picking systems are becoming extremely important to an efficient warehouse operation. This article examines ten tips for companies who are looking to select a vendor for their voice picking solution.

Tips For Selecting A Voice Picking Vendor
Voice Picking systems are becoming extremely important to an efficient warehouse operation. This article examines ten tips for companies who are looking to select a vendor for their voice picking solution.

Tips For Selecting A Voice Picking Vendor
Voice Picking systems are becoming extremely important to an efficient warehouse operation. This article examines ten tips for companies who are looking to select a vendor for their voice picking solution.

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