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Controlling Supply Chain Cost for Sustainable Growth

Blue Grace Logistics

Controlling Supply Chain Cost for Sustainable Growth Search Search BlueGrace Logistics - March 26, 2024 In modern business, controlling supply chain costs is paramount for sustaining profitability and competitiveness. This helps in reducing supply chain costs associated with stockouts and overstocking.

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Negotiating Techniques for Construction Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

As a professional purchaser, negotiation skills will place one at an upper hand. Besides interacting closely with the suppliers for various deals, apurchaser has to negotiate effectively with potential suppliers to get the required goods at favourable pricing, within a given working budget.


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U.S. West Coast Port Worker Negotiations Break Down, Threatening the Maritime Supply Chain

MTS Logistics

Trucking companies face challenges in planning and adjusting schedules, with potential increased costs passed on to consumers. ” Contract negotiations play a pivotal role in shaping the dynamics of various industries, and the maritime sector is no exception. This past Friday, more than half of the 22,000 dock workers at U.S.

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Choppy Rate Negotiations: What to Expect for the Current Contract Season

MTS Logistics

The end of April usually marks the end of contract negotiations for Transpacific Eastbound trade where both carriers and BCOs finalize the base freight rates which are good for one year. Fixed rate negotiations used to give larger BCOs the upper hand, but things have changed.

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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

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9 of the Most Useful Tips on How to Negotiate Freight Rates


Editor’s Note: This is a guest article from Laura Jelen with who discusses some useful tips on how companies can negotiate freight rates a bit better. Shipping costs are a significant part of the supply chain expense.

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Winning in a Down Freight Market with Nick Dangles

The Logistics of Logistics

Nick is Co-founder of Sync Logistics Training is a joint venture between Metafora + Kinetic, a Learning Management Software that gives brokerages the power to transfer years of industry knowledge to new hire employees in an engaging and effective platform. Increase speed of knowledge transfer through engagement.