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  1. 20FOOT

    What happened to the site?

    Just testing....... Worked OK
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    Top 5 Benefits of Business Process Outsourcing to your Supply Chain

    In my mind BPO tend to apply to the 'back office' part of Outsourcing. Like call centres and IT support. As for Logistics Outsourcing to a 3PL (Third Party Logistics) company, many think it is a good way to reduce costs. I have rarely seen that! More common reasons to outsource Logistics are...
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    Who's to Blame when Logistics Outsourcing Goes Wrong?

    OK, this is a bit of an unfair question, because I think often both parties are to blame. The Client. Is sometimes not open enough about the task required and ofen can't provide enough accurate data for the contract to be accutately costed and resourced. The 3PL Can sometimes be too eager to...
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    Bank employee to work in a trucking company

    And your point is? That banks pay better than trucking companies ? ;)
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    What is Supply Chain Management (Video)

    Nice introduction for those new to SCM.
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    Cost to Serve - The Supply Chain 'Secret Sauce' - Video

    Interesting. Look forward to a more detailed video.......
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    Who or What Department Prepares and Processes your payroll?

    Sounds like a god way to handle it........
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    Chinese Carbon Emmision Reduction

    That site has nothing to do wit the topic?
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    What are the various types of tissue products?

    Re: What are the various types of tissue products? can you add some context to the question? Toilet tissue, facial tissue, kitchen towels......
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    Where to Outsource?

    Re: Where to Outsource? I have been involved in Outsourcing for about 30 years. Not just Logistics Outsourcing but also the BPO type of Outsourcing discussed here. At one stage I even owned a BPO (in the Philippines) My observations regarding India v Philippines are these. Please do not...
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    Sales & Operations Planning vs Integrated Business Planning

    Re: Sales & Operations Planning vs Integrated Business Planning Same thing, different name surely?
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    How do you measure / target your warehouse productivity?

    Re: How do you measure / target your warehouse productivity? One key measure for me. Cost per case throughput..........
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    Greetings from Israel

    Re: Greetings from Israel I look forward to hearing some of the challenges..
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    Are you buying from China?

    Re: Are you buying from China? It would be interesting to know what the popular sourcing locations are now. So how about a Poll? Probably best if you do not tick your own country! i.e. If you work in India and source from India.... So what countries do you source from?
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    Student Consulting project on choice and use of 3PLs

    Re: Student Consulting project on choice and use of 3PLs How did your project turn out? Anything you can share?
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    Hello I am a new member

    Re: Hello I am a new member Nice to have you join the 'club'. What sort of job are you doing?
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    CSCMP - Relevant Outside the USA ?

    I joined the CSCMP for a while but gave up. It was too US centric. Even all the membership fees go to the USA not the local Round Tables. So a quick Poll. Have you been a member of the CSCMP and Where do you live? 20Foot
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    What KPI Models do you Use?

    Re: What KPI Models do you Use? I tried CSCMP but it is really USA Centric. Maybe we need to have a Poll?
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    Supply Chain 101

    Since the emergence of the terms Physical Distribution management, then Logistics management and now Supply Chain management, it is surprising how many business managers have not developed their thinking in line with the terminology. Physical distribution was and is, all about trucks and sheds...
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    Global Hubs....Where?

    Re: Global Hubs....Where? Paul, Just curious. Perhaps we are seeing the emergence of new major hubs, particularly in Asia?
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