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Crucial Mistakes for Warehouse Optimisation

SIPMM Professional Publications

Many aspects of the use of time, space, and resources are taken into consideration when designing modern logistic warehouses and distribution centers, making processes more effective through careful planning to increase customer satisfaction and experience.

What is operating ratio?

The Supply Chain Journal

Just what is operating ratio? Operating ratio (OR) is a way for investors to compare the financials of one company against its peers. Investors use OR to gauge whether a company is generating sufficient profits. The formula to calculate OR is to divide a company’s operating expenses by its revenue.

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Watch: Supply-Chain Lessons From the Pandemic

Supply Chain Brain

Abe Eshkenazi, chief executive officer of the Association for Supply Chain Management, discusses the findings of a new report by ASCM and the Economist Intelligence Unit, examining how more than 300 publicly listed companies withstood and responded to supply-chain shocks of the last year

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

When Is It Time to Expand Your Warehouse?

Supply Chain Brain

You should triage every available option before making a major commitment

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Green Logistics: 7 Tips for Eco-Friendly Delivery

Bringg

With consumers today showing a preference for retailers and brands that work to reduce their impact on the environment, green logistics is more than a talking point – it’s a growing imperative. .

White Paper – The Future of RFPs: The Key to Unlocking Greater Efficiency and Profitability

The Supply Chain Journal

For decades, request for proposal (RFP) processes have served as the cornerstone for freight procurement.

Biden Confronts Decades of Union Decline in Bid to Boost Pay

Supply Chain Brain

The globalization of supply chains, technological advancements that allow companies to replace labor, legal barriers to organizing and the shrinking share of factory workers — traditionally easier to organize — in the workforce have all taken a toll

What is operating ratio?

The Supply Chain Journal

Just what is operating ratio? Operating ratio (OR) is a way for investors to compare the financials of one company against its peers. Investors use OR to gauge whether a company is generating sufficient profits. The formula to calculate OR is to divide a company’s operating expenses by its revenue.

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

RTR: Bitcoin slumps 14% as pullback from record gathers pace

The LoadStar

REUTERS reports: Bitcoin, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency, fell as much as 14% to $51,541 on Sunday, reversing most of the big gains it made over the past week. Bitcoin was last trading down 10% at $53,991 as of 1320 GMT, a whopping $12,000 below record highs set on Wednesday.

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

BBG: ESR agrees to buy Blackstone’s $3bn logistics assets

The LoadStar

BLOOMBERG reports: ESR Cayman Ltd. has agreed to buy a portfolio of warehouse and logistics assets in Australia from Blackstone Group for about A$3.8 billion ($2.9 billion) in the country’s biggest real estate transaction in five years. The Hong Kong-listed property manager partnered with GIC Pte.

Beumer further invests in Codept start-up

Logistics Business Magazine

The logistic platform of the start-up company Codept simplifies the data interchange between e-commerce and fulfillment service providers. Right from the beginning, the young company was supported by the Berlin-based company builder Beam, a spin-off of Beumer Group. Now, the system provider has further invested in Codept, acquiring the majority of shares. Codept is a cloud-based logistic platform for e-commerce, which offers flexible warehouse management and fulfillment throughout Europe.

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How are organizations performing on inventory optimization? How can new technologies help your team improve? Find out in this new research report.