Examples of How Supplier Quality Management System Implementations Pay Off

Cerasis

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.

The 20 Best HVAC Tools For Field Service Techs

WorkWave

If you’re entering the HVAC industry, you’ll want to make sure you are equipped with the proper tools for success, which range from the basic essentials to those that are nice to have, but not necessarily mandatory. HVAC Hand Tools. HVAC Safety Tools. HVAC Specialty Tools.

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

Cerasis

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

Cerasis

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.

Top 5 Barriers to Supply Chain Network Design Adoption and How to Overcome Them

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS, and Paul van Nierop, Supply Chain Planning Specialist, AIMMS

Amway cuts costs with transportation procurement tool

Transporeon

In the case of an Amway multivitamin, for example, the company controls the process “from seed to supplement,” transporting raw materials to manufacturing sites in the U.S.,

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Become a procurement tool-savvy professional in 3 steps

Transporeon

It’s usually obvious when you’re using the wrong tool. So then why do logistics professionals go on using the wrong procurement tool? Why use the wrong procurement tool? So which tool is the right procurement tool? Which tool is the right one?

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Convey introduces updated carrier scorecard and exception management tools

247 Customs Broker

Convey , an Austin, Texas-based provider of cloud-based technology that helps shippers connect disparate data and processes from parcel to freight and first to last mile, announced today it has rolled out new carrier scorecards and exception management tools for its shipper customers.

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The Micro-Carrier Challenge: Building a Reliable and Sustainable Trucking Capacity Network

Talking Logistics

Those are some of the questions I discussed with Geoff Turner, Founder and CEO of Choptank , and Prasad Gollapalli, Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. By working with us to use these tools, we can give them access to loads from large shippers they would not otherwise have access to,” says Geoff. The Trucker Tool app enables them to see the truck’s location on a regular basis without having to constantly bother the driver with check-calls.

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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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.

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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Demurrage: FAQ’s and How to Avoid it

Dedola Global Logistics

In this 10-container example, a port charges $120 per container per day. They will also have a strong network of drayage partners, and provide one-on-one communication and tracking tools to keep you and the trucking service apprised of any delays.

Why CSR-centric Brokerages are Leading the Industry

Parade

Before starting his company, Johnson worked for a large brokerage, managing and fulfilling load opportunities the traditional way; no technology tools to grow and foster his business, just sheer grunt-work, phone trees, and a mental rolodex.

HARTING MICA® Starter Kits Overview

IoT World Today

See an example of how you can connect old machines to the IIoT using the HARTING MICA®. The HARTING MICA® allows an easy way to connect to a wide range of “Things” in the Industrial Internet of Things: machine tools, manufacturing processes, RFID readers, sensors, smart infrastructure, and much more

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HARTING MICA Demo: How to retrofit old machines for IIoT

IoT World Today

See an example of how you can connect old machines to the IIoT using the HARTING MICA®. The HARTING MICA® allows an easy way to connect to a wide range of “Things” in the Industrial Internet of Things: machine tools, manufacturing processes, RFID readers, sensors, smart infrastructure, and much more

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HARTING MICA Demo: How to retrofit old machines for IIoT

IoT World Today

See an example of how you can connect old machines to the IIoT using the HARTING MICA®. The HARTING MICA® allows an easy way to connect to a wide range of “Things” in the Industrial Internet of Things: machine tools, manufacturing processes, RFID readers, sensors, smart infrastructure, and much more

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What Type of Freight Forwarder Is Right for You?

Dedola Global Logistics

For example, some freight forwarders are focused on offering the lowest prices. Another drawback with these type of freight forwarders is they often only specialize in one specific trade lane, the transpacific for example. Not all international freight forwarding providers are the same.

The PortCast E2: Craig Fuller of Freight Waves Pt1

Dedola Global Logistics

It says FreightWaves is a data and content forum that provides market participants with near time analytics on the state of the freight market, and tools that provide actionable outcomes. Podcast Transcript: Wade Carlson Hey everyone and Welcome back.

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.

Is it time to say goodbye to RFIs?

AIMMS

Let’s take some examples. . Other questions I see include: “How many statistical models does your tool support?” “Are Is it because the current tool you use needs a lot of fiddling and adjusting? Consider another example. Supply chain software is changing.

Is Automation the Answer to Last-Mile Delivery Pains?

Bringg

One example is Ocado , the UK grocer which built automated customer fulfillment centers where everything is operated using an automated order fulfillment platform. Item placement, for example, is decided by algorithms, and robots perform much of the lifting and moving.

Importer’s Guide to Shipping LCL

Dedola Global Logistics

For example, a 10 CBM shipment will give you a lower landed cost than a 1 CBM shipment. Using LCL as a tool is important in creating a leaner supply chain. For example, if the rate is $60 W/M and the shipment is 5 CBMs, the total ocean freight rate will be $300.

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Takeaways from UL’s Knowledge Summit

UL EHS- Sustainability

Validation and audits have their place in our work, but they are tools for preventing injuries and saving lives. For example, he spoke about one of our customers that manufactures personalized T-cell products for stage IV cancer patients.

Key Takeaways from Pestworld 2019: Moving Beyond Service Delivery

WorkWave

Let’s say, for example, that you assisted a customer with an insect problem last spring, but in doing so, you noticed evidence that mice may be present during the winter months. Not only does this drive more business, but it’s an important tool for relationship building as well.

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The Digitization of Freight

Talking Logistics

Brian also points out that there are different levels of digitization, noting that transportation and warehouse management systems were early examples of automating manual processes. He mentions robotics process automation (RPA), machine learning and natural language processing as examples of more recent developments in this area that can take digitization to a higher level. He says, “It’s just another tool in the tool box.

The Importer’s Guide to Navigating Natural Disasters and Extreme Weather

Dedola Global Logistics

For example, if they know a hurricane is about to hit the Gulf Coast, your international freight forwarder can arrange alternative shipping routes if your shipment has not left port yet.

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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.

How Do Concert Tour Logistics Work?

MTS Logistics

For example, Beyonce needed a fleet of more than 70 trucks and 7 Boeing 747 air freighters for her Formation world tour. Delicate cargo, such as electronics, tools and instruments, need their custom-made steel cases for safe transportation, wrapped tightly and made to stay upright.

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Dealing with Unsupported Network Design Software? There’s a Silver Lining

AIMMS

Some tools may be acquired by competitors, who then incorporate them in a vastly more expensive package. If you make modifications to the tool, you’re on your own. Things like: how many different statistical models does the tool use, how do you enter/upload data, etc.

A Big Win – Hiring Veterans for Manufacturing Careers

Cerasis

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.

Logistics Blackbox: How Visibility is Crucial for Customer Experience

20Cube Logistics

For example, Shipper will get information at the origin and at the destination, but what if something goes wrong between milestones. This is where technology plays a vital role to bring in complete visibility and control to a shipment through a technology-driven tool.

Simplifying Logistics with the New myDHLi Quote & Book Digital Experience

Logistics Manager

The new digital tool already covers 60 countries, including Thailand. The myDHLi Quote & Book system is actually a rework of the Online Quoting Tool (OQT) that DHL already had in place. One highlight of the tool is that a customer will always be shown multiple options.

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Intelligence…Sometimes Artificial

AIMMS

An interesting example of this is the capability AIMMS has provided in the utility grid business for the last 15 years. When it comes to intelligence in decision making, it’s our differences in experiences and attitudes that make our businesses evolve in a diverse manner.

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Time Management Tips for Truckers

United World Transporation

For example, if you have two pickups and are going south, it makes sense to make the first pick the shed that is the farthest north on the route. There are various trucking focused apps that help with route optimization ( Trucker Tools.

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Is Automation the Answer to Last-Mile Delivery Pains?

Bringg

One example is Ocado , the UK grocer which built automated customer fulfillment centers where everything is operated using an automated order fulfillment platform. Item placement, for example, is decided by algorithms, and robots perform much of the lifting and moving.