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non asset based logistics

In this first part of non-asset based Logistics vs. asset based Logistics, I will cover the difference between the two. I will briefly touch on some differences as far as advantages and disadvantages, but in part two tomorrow, I will cover more in depth specific advantages and disadvantages of both, offering tips on how to choose between the two types of logistics providers.

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Manufacturing innovation

Manufacturing innovation got me thinking about how throughout history, it is innovation which has caused civilizations to leap forward and have their economies sustain and remain increasing in output. Often, it is in manufacturing innovation where we see the greatest leaps forward, and we all know the importance of manufacturing to any economy.

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SWOT analysis (also sometimes referred to as a SWOT Matrix) is a structured planning method used to evaluate the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats involved in a project or in a business venture. These elements of a SWOT analysis can be carried out for a product, place, industry or person.

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advanced manufacturing technology automation

As we covered in our series on the manufacturing trends affecting American Manufacturing, 3D printing, an advanced manufacturing technology, is a huge trend many believe will transform the way manufacturing is done all together. Currently, the US ranks as the largest market, accounting for nearly 60% of the overall market. The global 3-D printing market is estimated to reach $2.

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transportation and logistics management

About a week and a half ago we wrote a blog about the History of and Academic definitions of Supply Chain and Logistics Management. While researching our next blog post about the academic thoughts on what is transportation and logistics management, I came across a fantastic video series on YouTube covering 12 Supply Chain Management, from The W. P.

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transportation management system ROI

These days, logistics managers need to achieve higher productivity levels and deliver better customer service at a lower cost, faster than their competition. Some wonder if they can achieve their goals with the resources available to them. Many organizations turn to a transportation management system software, or TMS, for the answer.