Examples of How Supplier Quality Management System Implementations Pay Off


We conclude our series on supplier quality management (SQM) today with a look at some case studies and examples of benefits derived from the application of a supplier quality management system. Examples and Case Studies from the Implementation of a Supplier Quality Management System.

Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding


Supply chain leaders must weigh the pros and cons of implementing blockchain solutions and consider the enterprise-wide impacts, like better productivity to increase wages, reduced shrink, and better maintenance schedules tool. The post Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

3 Things Good, Lean Visuals Have In Common & Mieruka: The Four Different Types of Visuals with Examples


Good communication tools are important because they makes sure everyone is striving toward the same goal, whether it is safety, production rates or quality products. To find out more information about the examples in this post, please visit Magnatag Visible Systems website.

How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?


As explained in a previous blog post, continuous improvement in an organization can be achieved through the use of performance measurement tools via big data. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post How Can Supply Chain Leaders Use Big Data as a Tool to Continuously Improve?

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Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Let’s take some examples of bias challenges in AI. Automated resume screening for job matching There are video interviewing tools out there that. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the.

This Week in Logistics News (April 30 – May 4, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Is this another example of us going after the “next new shiny thing” versus investing to improve what we currently have? Last September, for example, Trucker Tools launched its Smart Capacity freight matching platform.

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Smarter Approaches to Freight Matching

Talking Logistics

Those are some of the questions I discussed with Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. For example, you’re a broker calling a carrier. For example, we’ve seen a lot of interest and demand for real-time freight visibility solutions in recent years, enabled by smartphones, mobile apps, and other GPS-enabled devices. There’s a lot of discussion today about the capacity shortage in trucking.

DHL’s Global Trade Barometer Delivers a Clearer Picture of International Trade

Logistics Manager

For example, a depression in the shipping industry often meant that months down the line other industries and markets would be hit with economic lethargy. DHL says the tool is based on import and export data for a number of commodities that serve as the basis for further industrial production.

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Uberization of Logistics Has Arrived

The Logistics of Logistics

Let’s take an example: A supplier, Mr. Daniel of ABC Goods, needs to ship a consignment from location A to location B. Tools on Mobile applications will enable role and flexible work flow process execution.

Disadvantages of Poor Supply Chain Management

Carter Logistics

Here are three examples of how sub-par supply chain management can harm your business: Mismanaged Implementation – Changing a supply chain management system takes financial investment, time, and human resources. Blog Topics. The Shared Milkrun Mexico & Border Logistics.

Future-Proof Parcel Technology

Talking Logistics

Short-term requirements such as improving pack-and-ship or distribution pick processes, or automating the final steps in moving finished goods to the consumer, for example, are important. Keeping up with consumer-driven demand can be exhausting.

Mike Rother: The Toyota Kata Practice Guide

The Lean Thinker

On the one hand, the practice has become more sophisticated as people explore and learn application in contexts other than the original industrial examples. That book provides working examples of vertical linkage between organizational strategy and shop floor improvement efforts.

Restaurant Dining Space Shrinking as Delivery Sales Soar


For example, McDonalds, the world’s largest fast-food chain, recently announced plans for a $6 billion makeover of its U.S. For example. Research firm Cowen and Co. predicts that U.S.

Addressing the World: Overcoming Last-mile Challenges in Every Corner of the Planet


For example, Fetchr is an app-based logistics service that uses GPS to deliver packages to smartphone-equipped consumers wherever they happen to be. Delivering to every person in the world is a huge challenge.

The Log-hub Integration Table


Our Apps are useful tools for every Supply Chain Planner to do calculation tasks more efficiently. For example, the output of the Center of Gravity Apps is also the input to 15 other Apps, such as the Area Mapper.

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Packaging Specialist Signode Reveals ProMat Display Innovations

Logistics Business Magazine

Signode Industrial Group, which makes packaging consumables, tools, software and equipment to optimize end-of-line packaging operations and protect product in transit, will be at ProMat 2019 at booth# S1641.

How An ERP System Can Increase Your Supply Chain Productivity


For example, do you have: Full data visibility across your business? If the answer to any of these questions isn’t a resounding ‘yes’, you may not be getting best use out of your tools. Over time, your supply chain data will accumulate, and machine learning tools can be applied.

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A Big Win – Hiring Veterans for Manufacturing Careers


The GSTW website features some great tools for veterans transitioning to civilian life in manufacturing. The site also has an assessment tool to help veterans identify manufacturing careers that match their experience and interests.

What is a 3PL & How Can They Benefit Your Business?

CH Robinson Logistics

Key examples of 3PL: The major functions. Key examples of 3PL: The major functions | Transportfolio. Tools like electronic data interchange (EDI), application programming interface (API), and cloud-based systems are the most popular tools trusted by 3PLs.

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Defining Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Haven’t we been using the internet, Web, email, and other digital tools for decades in our business? If you do an online search for “digital transformation definition,” you get about 133 million results, including the following examples: Digital transformation is the application of digital technologies to fundamentally impact all aspects of business and society (Source: InfoWorld ).

Integrating ERP and TMS: Why Your Business Needs Both Systems


While ERP systems provide excellent tools to manage accounting, human resources, customer relationships and more, they considerably lack the tools needed to properly manage transportation. This tool addresses conflicting schedules, potential damage and other disputes related to goods.

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Smarter Approaches to Freight Matching

Talking Logistics

Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools , addresses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Why is the ability to match freight with available capacity more challenging than ever?

3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep on Your 2019 Radar

Logistics Bureau

For many though, a warehouse management system (WMS)—once the only technological solution necessary for even the biggest operations—is no longer an adequate tool. New Networks, New Tools, New Strategies. 3 Supply Chain Trends to Track in 2019.

Bucking the Trend in Transportation – Simultaneously Cap Rate Growth and Beat Capacity Constraints

Talking Logistics

Though they’ve always relied on internet load boards, posting services and other tools determine when and where loads are available, today they’re leveraging these technologies to “lie in wait” for opportunities to optimize their margins.

How Shippers Can Use Data Visualization to Succeed in a Carriers’ Market

Talking Logistics

Advances in truck platooning and autonomous vehicles, for example, are increasing safety and decreasing fuel cost and emissions, allowing carriers to offer more efficient and cost-effective service. Over the first two quarters of 2018, carrier rates in Europe have increased.

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Take 5 – What Does the Connected Manufacturing Environment Look Like?

Now, That's Logistics

When combined with machine learning and other artificial intelligence tools, modern industrial software is better than ever at determining when parts need to be replaced,” Technative reports in 7 Key Trends in Intelligent Manufacturing. As the movement toward Industry 4.0

How AI Helps Build the Supply Chain that Thinks for Itself

Logistics Bureau

The following are examples. Tools in the AI Toolbox. We can put AI tools into three categories. Tools to make smart decisions. A key example is the expert system. This AI tool is based on data and rules. Tools to act like humans.

This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

This week, for example, MercuryGate (a Talking Logistics sponsor) announced “the availability of a new Customer Portal that offers greater visibility on freight movements to all users.” This is another example of how the line between TMS and control tower solutions has started to blur.

Is Your TMS Technology Ready to Drive Supply Chain Excellence?

CH Robinson Logistics

Understanding that delivery times are suffering is one piece of the puzzle a TMS can uncover, but with the right tools, it’s possible to see a correlation between one particular warehouse and poor delivery times, which is by far the more actionable piece of information.

4 Ways Advanced Tech is Creating Connected Supply Chains

Now, That's Logistics

IoT and blockchain, for example, can facilitate the recording of every transaction across multiple copies of the distributed ledger. Investing in the tools to support these technologies, then, can significantly reduce costs, and create extraordinary value for companies and consumers.”.


Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Hello to everyone, Since we were the last lessons working on solving problems that have arisen in warehouses, I would like to introduce the A3 Thinking, which is a problem-solving tool. Here we have an example of the worksheet used in “A3 problem solving” methodology.

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Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

In its latest move, Mercedes-Benz has expanded its range of replacement parts available via 3D printing, while using the 3D printing process to improve some of the parts, for example remodeling mirrors to allow for an optimized rear view.

Putting the Patient at the Center of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Now, That's Logistics

Through an auditing process, for example, DB Schenker ensures that the transportation providers have the right processes in place and that they can perform the transport within the shipper’s parameters. “If Consider whether ports have sufficient outlets and/or research containers, for example, and ensure that they align with your company’s needs. The pharmaceutical supply chain requires special attention and care in today’s regulatory and consumer environment.

Porsche turns to 3D printing

Automotive Logistics

The components can be produced on demand if needed, thereby eliminating tool and storage costs,” it said. Up to now, if a spare part was no longer in stock or stock was dwindling, Porsche Classic reproduced it using the original tools. For larger quantities, new tools might be required.

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Explain Yourself- Risks of Black Box AI

Logistics Trends and Insights

Logistics leaders look at these tools and have pressing questions such as what’s possible? For example, machine learning can encode biases, sometimes for aspects that have legal protection such as an individual’s race or gender.