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    What Websites Do Supply Chain/Logistics Managers Read?

    Re: What Websites Do Supply Chain/Logistics Managers Read? If you are looking for logistics technology solutions and services, visit here: http://www.leansupplysolutions.com/
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    How important is supply chain visibility?

    Re: How important is supply chain visibility? Nice article. I also found another useful resource talking about importance of supply chain visibility its importance and its benefits. Why Your Business Needs End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility
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    Features of supply chain logistics software?

    Hi All, What according to you would be the must have features of a supply chain logistics software? What features would be the most needed ones and what are some features that can be considered as value add?
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    The Future of Supply Chain Management

    Re: The Future of Supply Chain Management The new supply chain gives businesses the advantage of better collaboration with their suppliers, shippers, and other third-party resources for success. The future of supply chain is being shaped by the evolution of digital supply chain. Various...
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    Procurement vs. Purchasing

    Re: Procurement vs. Purchasing Procurement is the process of acquiring all the goods and services that are important to an organization. It deals with sourcing activities, negotiation of contracts and actual purchasing of goods. Purchasing refers to buying of goods or services. It is a subset...
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    What Is The Future of Outsourcing?

    Re: What Is The Future of Outsourcing? Initially, the companies did all the processes/functions in-house, but now the companies are focussing on their specialized functions. The digital age and the global market allows talented employees from different countries to work for other company’s...
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    Different types/models of supply chain management and the various tools used for each

    Re: Different types/models of supply chain management and the various tools used for Types of Supply Chain Model: -Ajile Supply Chain Model: The agile supply chain model is ideal for companies that manufacture products under customer specifications. This model is mostly used in industries...
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    Why choose a career in logistics and supply chain management?

    Re: Why choose a career in logistics and supply chain management? Here are some reasons to choose a career in logistics and supply chain management: Numerous job opportunities Good Salary Top-rated sector No special qualifications required Abundant internship opportunities Local job...
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    The strategies should be followed for a successful logistics business

    Re: The strategies should be followed for a successful logistics business To ensure the high performance of a supply chain, a good logistic strategy needs to be developed. There are different logistic strategies available. One should select a logistic strategy which is suitable for your...
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    What are the main Major Functions Of A Warehouse Management Company?

    Re: What are the main Major Functions Of A Warehouse Management Company? Some of the major functions of the warehouse management company are: -Receiving Goods -Tracking stock -Ensuring efficiency in storage -Picking and shipping of goods -Providing information to managers -Despatching goods To...
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    Improve Your Warehouse Security

    Re: Improve Your Warehouse Security Warehouses have high-value stocks so it is very important to secure it. Some of the ways to improve warehouse security are: -Hire the Right People -Consider a security guard -Use alarms and surveillance. -Secure your doors and windows -Provide separate areas...
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    How important is supply chain visibility?

    Re: How important is supply chain visibility? Supply chain visibility is very important for optimizing the workflow and service.. There are many tools available which can help improve the supply chain visibility. Some factors for improving the visibility are: -Reduce the cost -Optimize the...
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    Self-Driven Trucks anyone?

    Hy guys, What do you think about self-driving vehicles? Would they improve safety? Would they actually become a reality in the trucking industry? With all the chatter about achieving completely autonomous vehicles, could this be harmful to the overall effort and underlying cause?
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    Does robotics in Warehouses work?

    Re: Does robotics in Warehouses work? So to what extent do you think machines can/would take over? I agree, for smaller businesses it is much more complex. But if one had to start with this venture, where do you think in a warehouse should this begin? Also, which industry do you think needs to...
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    Warehouse Safety

    Re: Warehouse Safety So are these principles or rules, set by the governing body? Does anyone make sure these are followed? I think all warehouses do take care of all these thing from thier side. But is their like a set of rules that they need to abide to?
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