Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is an important subject for global businesses and small businesses alike. Learn how to create an efficient supply chain in any economic climate and deal with issues with your supply chain operation.
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Maintenance, Repair, and Operating Supplies (MRO)
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7 Ways To Optimize Your End-to-End Supply Chain
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How the Pharmaceutical Industry's cGMP Regulations Protect Consumers
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Are You Optimizing Costs and Customer Delivery With a Supply Chain?
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Export Processing Zones (EPZ)
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Optimizing This Important Supply Chain
Supply chain terminology
The Living Supply Chain Glossary
Worried Execs
If Your Company's Acquired, Here's the Second Thing You Need to Do
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What Is a Just-in-Time Supply Chain?
Lean supply chain includes procurement, manufacturing, warehousing, and transportation.
An Expert's Guide to Lean Supply Chain Management
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Is Holding Inventory a Supply Chain Asset or Liability?
Foremen supervising shipping containers being moved as part of the supply chain.
How to Pick the Best Supply Chain for Your Product
Food Supply Chain
Buying Groceries Online May Revolutionize Food Supply Chain
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Days of Inventory: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How to Calculate It
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Understanding the Health of Your Company With an Item Master
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What to Expect When the Department of Transportation Inspects Your CMV
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How Long Is a Truck Driver Allowed to Drive For?
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What Does a DOT Auditor Look for in a Logbook
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How Do CSA Points Affect Transportation Drivers?
Another back order?
Supply Chain Options: Back Order vs. Backlog
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Here Is a Sample of a Third-Party Logistics Provider Contract
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Protect Your Business by Understanding Different Freight Charges
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What Are Transportation Accessorial Fees?
Supply Chain Inventory
How to Cycle Count Your Inventory
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What Is a For-Hire Carrier?
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Negotiate Like a Pro During the Purchasing Process
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Here Are Basic Tips to Help You With Negotiating Freight Contracts
Warehouse
What Is a Public Warehouse?
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A Guide on Production Routing in Manufacturing and the Purpose
a woman taking Inventory in a stockroom.
Learn About Stockout Costs and Effects on Supply Chain and Logistics
New Toyota Production Line Opens
The Origins and Principles of Lean Manufacturing
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The Properties of Corn Starch Packaging Material
Windsor - Detroit Crossing
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Agriculture
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Reducing Waste in the Supply Chain
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Certified Cargo Screening Program – CCSP
Inside of a warehouse
Cross-Docking in the Warehouse
Truck drivers at maritime facilities in the U.S need a TWIC
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Who Can Apply?
Maritime Worker
How To Obtain A TWIC Card
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What Is Kanban?
On-Time Delivery!
How to Measure On-Time Order Shipments & Delivery
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Cycle Count or Physical Inventory?
Top 10
The Top 9 Reasons You Do Not Have 100% Inventory Accuracy
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3 Strategic Initiatives from Walmart's 'Project Impact'
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Inventory Carrying Costs - Components and Considerations
Supplier Selection
How to Evaluate a Vendor
Michigan Ford Plant Manufactures New Hybrid Transmissions
Get a Full-Fledged Introduction to the Manufacturing Process
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How to Ensure Quality in Your Purchasing and Supply Chain
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An Overview to Sales and Operations Planning
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7 Pallet Storage Methods for Your Warehouse
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How to Manage Your Order and Setup Costs
FedEx, previously known as Federal Express, is a major player in the package delivery market.
How Did the Delivery Service Federal Express Become FedEx?
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What Are Reverse Logistics?
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Learn the Best Way to Maximize Your Warehouse Space Utilization
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Here Is a Guide to Less Than Truckload (LTL) Carriers
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Operating a Procurement Card Program
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Request for Proposal Document (RFP)
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What Are Supply Chain Performance Metrics?
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Top Things to Do Before You Conduct a Physical Count of Your Inventory
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Types of Bills of Materials (BOMs) Used in Product Manufacturing
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Airborne Express - History and Description