Without smooth warehouse receiving operations, it is easy to lose track of products and difficult to identify the source of problems, and this can have a negative impact on a business’s profitability. That is why a comprehensive warehouse management program is essential for supply chain success. Many of the decisions that are made in warehouses … Read moreOverhauling Warehouse Receiving Operations
As we look ahead to 2017, logistics and supply chain expert Steve Banker has outlined the trends he believes will be most relevant. Writing in Forbes, he predicts that the changing political atmosphere and improvements in automation will be two key points to keep an eye on moving forward. 2016 held a lot of surprises, … Read moreWhat Supply Chain Trends Will We See in 2017?
In 2017, diversity in procurement is expected to take center stage. Diversity will be the focus of a summit held by the Institute for Supply Management this spring, and there are several reasons that instituting such a program can make a big difference for your company as well as your customers. Many top firms are … Read moreResolve to Boost Supplier Diversity in 2017
Autonomous vehicles are poised to completely transform the way that people and goods move around the world, but not everyone is thrilled by the prospect. Truck drivers are understandably nervous about the idea of robotic trucks carrying out the work they devote their lives to, but American Trucking Association President Chris Spear said that he … Read moreAutomation Not Likely to Displace Drivers in Trucking Industry