Hopefully, it won’t surprise you for me to tell you that most of our office hours this year have been focused on filing tax returns and cutting our clients’ taxes to the bone!But here’s where some of our thinking here at eTruckerTax might surprise you a little.
The Transportation Supply Chain: Transportation’s Role in Supply Chain Management to Lower Total Costs
In order to avoid incidents of mismatch between supply and demand, establish more efficient manufacturing and lower costs, it is necessary to establish an environment of consistent supply chain visibility. In order to implement this visibility, it is crucial that companies take into consideration many elements.
Supplier Quality Management: What it is, 5 Key Metrics to Know & a 4 Step Supplier Evaluation Process
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series on Supplier Quality Management processes and how to evaluate your suppliers from Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chain. We have talked a great deal about the evaulation of suppliers on our blog and this post continues that great tradition.
Human civilization once viewed the supply chain as a simple, easy-to-understand process. One person provided a resource, such as steel, to another group of people, who then sent along the items to the final person in the chain. However, civilization took a drastic step forward, and billions of people today are involved in obtaining goods, which equates to millions of businesses of all sizes.
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post, republished with permission, from the Fronetics Supply Chain & Logistics blog. Fronetics is an inbound digital marketing agency specializing in the supply chain and logistics verticals. We have enjoyed engaging with Fronetics and their team in social media for quite some time and are avid readers of their blog.
The results have been tabulated for the 68th annual Survey of Distribution Operations. This report is crucial in determining the direction in which the distribution business is headed.
Today we bring you some digestible information around safety in the workplace. Our aim at Cerasis continues and will always be to provide the most important information to those in the manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, and logistics industry.
When someone hears the company name “Walmart” several things come to mind from a pop culture standpoint. From the bullying of getting small town business out of business, to the famous “People of Walmart,” to the genearl low approval rating by consumers. However, one thing that should come to mind is the prowess of the retail giant’s supply chain excellence.
[INFOGRAPHIC] Digital Disruption: Closing the Connectivity Gap in Manufacturing with Digital Operations
A global marketplace is emerging that represents a huge opportunity for manufacturing. But the market is segmented, demanding specialization that will be tough for traditional manufacturers to handle. Building an agile organization that can quickly adapt will mean creating digital operations that can help your company close the connectivity gap.
Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog from Lance Surety Bond, a provider of freight broker bonds, among many others. Cerasis holds a $250,000 freight broker bond, and all 3PLs who handle transportation management must have a freight broker bond in order to do business.