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logistics process improvement through KISS Method

We, in no matter what kind of business we are in (but especially for logistics process improvement), have heard of the “KISS” method: “Keep it simple, stupid.” I do not agree with this interpretation, and changed it in my business to “Keep it simple AND stupid.” Keep it simple, stupid is negative, and a “put down” to others you may address, in my opinion.

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manufacturing safety

“Over 60% of the CFOs in one survey reported that each $1 invested in injury prevention and manufacturing safety, returns $2 or more. Over 40% of CFOs cited productivity as the top benefit of an effective workplace safety program.” – Chief Financial Officer survey, Liberty Mutual Insurance company , (2005).

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Minimum Essential Coverage

This morning as I was reviewing my treasure trove of Affordable Care Act news (Google keyword searches yield about 200+ stories a day), I came across this article.  Essentially, the reader in the article asked:
“ I’m a part-time worker and my current employer offers health insurance that does not meet the minimum standards of the Affordable Care Act,” Rickels wrote.

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logistics collaboration

Software is a necessity in all facets of business today, but people are needed to manage the software, and insure data integrity for accurate data output. People are your most important product. Use them to continuously improve your organization. Cross-Functional Teams are a good way to use multi-talented people to solve many kinds of problems and or opportunities in your organization.

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best business blogs

In our last top 10 blog posts of 2013, we bring you the top 10 best business blogs from the Cerasis blog. Although we tend to stick to manufacturing, supply chain, freight, logistics, technology and transportation, it’s also important for any organization to understand how you can grow your business by putting out content that adds value to all readers of the Cerasis blog.

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transportation blogs

As a third party logistics provider who focuses on offering proprietary transportation management software that is web based, as well as management services to better manage and procure transportation for our clients freight, we had no shortage of transportation blogs in our 200 blog posts published in 2013.

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supply chain blogs 2013

We have been rolling out our top 10 blogs by category for 2013 over the last few days first covering the top logistics blogs and then the top manufacturing blogs. Inherent in both manufacturing and logistics and the heart of most companies is the supply chain. Although Cerasis does not provide supply chain management, we do provide logistics management, the end and beginning of the supply chain.

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manufacturing blogs

As we start getting geared up for the new year, it’s always a good thing to briefly look back at the previous year and see where we have been to see where we are going. Cerasis, although we are a logistics service provider, writes manufacturing blogs for a few core reasons. 1.