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    September 27, 2016

    Avoid the 3 Deadly Sins of Warehousing With These Lean Logistics Tips

    Posted by Jason Minghini

    In recent years, warehouse operations have become a critical component in managing complex inventory flow—with lean logistics taking a more prominent part of the fold as companies strive to reduce costs and maximize efficiencies.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Intelligence

    September 20, 2016

    ​Embracing Lean Logistics Philosophies In The Warehouse

    Posted by Jason Minghini

    The advent of concepts and terms like "just-in-time," "kaizen," and "Six Sigma" led to a new way of warehousing—where time is critical and efficiencies have become the focal point of any operation. This culture of continuous modification swept the warehousing industry and now has given way to lean logistics: the constant improvement to reduce costs, time, and inventory.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Intelligence

    September 13, 2016

    Using Evidence-Based Practice to Increase Engagement in a 3PL Warehouse

    Posted by Susan Denman

    In one of our recent blogs, we talked a lot about the importance of people in the future workplace. People are the most important part of any 3PL and should be treated as such—rather than just another cog in the wheel. Companies have to embrace policies that help both the company and its workforce equally.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Intelligence

    September 08, 2016

    Controlling Freight Costs in your Fleet

    Posted by Mike Finn

    Freight costs are the single largest cost component in the supply chain, and controlling them should be a strategic goal. You might be asking yourself, but which factors can you control in the face of driver shortages, unpredictable fuel costs, rapidly changing technology, and a still-recovering economy?

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    Topics: Transportation Management

    September 06, 2016

    Integrated Logistics and Future of the Warehouse Workforce

    Posted by Susan Denman

     

    When we start to talk about the future of integrated logistics and the workforce, many immediately turn to drones, Six Sigma innovations, or 3-D printers. Though these are some of the fastest growing components around the future of logistics, we need to remember the most crucial aspect of our efficient and innovative warehouses:

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    Topics: Supply Chain Excellence

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