The European Commission’s new Single Market for Green Products initiative, launched in April, cannot come soon enough for companies selling environmentally-conscious products in Europe. As of now, any company seeking to market Green products across European borders faces a confusing nightmare of red tape and expense.
Every day I read about 30 to 50 articles on supply chain and logistics management, manufacturing industry trends, and manufacturing technology in order to better understand our customers issues as well as potential customers in order to better write helpful content and also reach potential customers in a meaningful way.
As part of the movement to ensure food safety from the beginning to end stages, plastic pallets have become a viable alternative to wooden pallets. Plastic pallets offer more food and beverage industries the peace of mind that their shipments will arrive ready to consume, without a health incident.
The following post on safety in manufacturing is applicable to most businesses, not only manufacturing facilities. However, there is an important role safety plays in manufacturing facilities to ensure your company is maintaining the highest levels of output.
Inbound Freight Management is An Area Each Shipper Can Improve
After each fiscal year, many companies task their operations to figure out new ways to reduce costs for the upcoming year. Every aspect of the company’s factors which impact the bottom line should and does come under review. However, not every area of the business is given equal scrutiny.
In this second part about best practices and need to knows when importing freight, I will cover the importance of information in the import process, supplier importance, your internal team set up, documentation, and what should be included on invoices.
The following is the first part in a two part series on managing import freight by 3PL consultant, Chuck Intrieri. While Cerasis does not directly offer products and services as an international freight forwarder, our affiliates and partners do, as well as Chuck can lead you to the best international freight forwarder through his consultancy.
Yesterday we started the first of our two part series on the top 8 pressing manufacturing industry trends in America. We covered closing the manufacturing skills gap, reshoring, fuel, and the resurgence of “Made In America.” Those four are some of the TOP pressing manufacturing industry trends in America which affect large swaths of the economy.
We are at an interesting time in American Manufacturing. There are so many manufacturing issues in America which should be on the forefront of every manufacturing executive. We felt compelled to compile the top 8 pressing manufacturing issues and trends in American manufacturing to share with you.
When it comes less than truckload freight shipping, it is important to follow a few rules in order to improve relationships between shippers and carriers. These simple tips can help reduce costs and improve efficiency, while at the same time improving relationships with carriers.