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Practical supply chain advice to help you manage your supply chain more effectively - from our accumulated 150+ years of supply chain management experience.

Importance of customer satisfaction in supply chain
Supply Chain Visibility

Importance of customer satisfaction in supply chain

Understand the factors influencing customer satisfaction in supply chain and how to achieve it.

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The importance of analytics in global logistics and supply chains
Supply Chain Visibility

The importance of analytics in global logistics and supply chains

Read this blog to understand why investing in supply chain analytics is important and how analytics influences business growth.

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How to achieve sustainable cost savings in logistics through technology
Supply Chain Visibility

How to achieve sustainable cost savings in logistics through technology

Understand the ways in which shippers can achieve sustainable cost savings in logistics through technology.

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Why a digital platform might be a better solution than an ERP to manage your supply chain
Supply Chain Visibility

Why a digital platform might be a better solution than an ERP to manage your supply chain

In this article, we explore the key features of both technologies and why and when a digital supply chain platform might be the better solution for you.

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Top 3 challenges facing today’s supply chain executives
Supply Chain Visibility

Top 3 challenges facing today’s supply chain executives

Take a look at three key challenges every supply chain executive faces and understand the recommended path for action.

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Why supply chain should be on top of your company's digital transformation agenda
Supply Chain Visibility

Why supply chain should be on top of your company's digital transformation agenda

A digital supply chain provides companies with real-time data to give full transparency over the supply chain, enabling proactive management.

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Why supply chain visibility is essential for business growth?
Supply Chain Visibility

Why supply chain visibility is essential for business growth?

Learn more about the importance of leveraging end-to-end supply chain visibility to drive business growth.

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A new approach is required for ocean freight management
Strategy

A new approach is required for ocean freight management

Equip yourself now to navigate the turbulent ocean freight market with a future-proof strategy that secures ocean freight capacity at competitive rates.

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What’s holding utility-scale solar projects back?
Industrial Solutions

What’s holding utility-scale solar projects back?

The supply chain is holding utility-scale solar from growing faster and becoming even more profitable. The more it grows, the worse this problem will get.

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The next big opportunity for mining – it's supply Chain
Industrial Solutions

The next big opportunity for mining – it's supply Chain

Mines suffer the same supply chain issues as any big activity in a remote location. This blog outlines the problems and relates a real-life solution from experiences.

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Missing or unreliable supply chain data
Supply Chain Operations

Missing or unreliable supply chain data

Explore the many facets of the supply chain that can be impacted by incorrect data, and the resulting misinformed decisions that lead to substantial losses in the company’s resources.

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When suppliers do not perform like partners
Supply Chain Operations

When suppliers do not perform like partners

Assess the quality and performance of each relationship in your business to identify if you are collaborating with a winning partner who earns results.

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Managing shipments with spreadsheets
Supply Chain Operations

Managing shipments with spreadsheets

The unforgiving traits of spreadsheets revealed critical version control and inaccuracy issues. Read this blog to learn how to transition from spreadsheets to the cloud.

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Customer service from another age
Supply Chain Operations

Customer service from another age

Customers are fast losing patience with mediocre purchasing experiences: bad news for customer service teams with poor order and shipment visibility. Find out the solutions available in our blog.

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Poor on-time delivery performance
Supply Chain Operations

Poor on-time delivery performance

Supply chain managers inflate their lead times due to excessive conservatism of missing on-time performance. This blog discovers the methods of improving on-time delivery performance.

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Underutilized container space
Supply Chain Operations

Underutilized container space

Containers are being underutilized, meaning there is empty space in shipping containers that are being shipped around the world. There are significant savings to be gained by taking pragmatic steps.

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Painful detention and demurrage charges
Supply Chain Operations

Painful detention and demurrage charges

Supply chain teams struggle to keep detention and demurrage charges under control. That is unfortunate given addressing the root causes is well within their grasp. Learn more in this blog.

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Working with wrong total landed cost
Supply Chain Operations

Working with wrong total landed cost

Landed Cost. A simple calculation. How could that be one of the biggest supply chain problems? Read on, there are a few problems with how most companies calculate landed cost.

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How to get away from managing purchase orders with spreadsheets
Supply Chain Operations

How to get away from managing purchase orders with spreadsheets

For sure, purchase orders can be managed manually with spreadsheets, phone calls, and emails. But when the risks and inefficiencies reach breaking point, there is a choice in digitalization options.

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