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    June 30, 2015

    Warehouse Visual Systems: What are they and how do you create them?

    Posted by Joel Holt

    Visual order is the foundation of excellence in our logistics environments. It provides the basis for much of the “management” in a lean management system.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Intelligence

    June 25, 2015

    Top 10 Cities for a Distribution Center

    Posted by Jimmy Glascock

    Distribution and logistics are critical components of ensuring that your company’s products get where they need to go in an efficient and effective manner. Distribution centers have always been in or near centralized population centers, as those are the areas that have the infrastructure and populations to support robust logistical operations. In addition, cities that have access to large airports and seaports, as well as coastal cities in general, tend to be ideal places for distribution centers.

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    Topics: Distribution & Fulfillment

    June 24, 2015

    Why it Matters to Measure Strategy with Warehouse Metrics: a WERC DC Measures Study

    Posted by Joe Tillman

    AUTHORS:

    Joseph Tillman, CTL, SCOR-P   

    Karl Manrodt, PhD   

    Donnie Williams, PhD   

    Does it matter to measure strategy with warehouse metrics? The answer to this seems obvious: of course measuring strategy matters, until you think about how nebulous and downright ambiguous the term “strategy” is.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Intelligence

    June 23, 2015

    How value-added services can make your 3pl company more sustainable.

    Posted by Deni Albrecht

    Sustainability isn’t just a buzz-word anymore – it’s an essential component of success for a third-party logistics company.

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    Topics: Sustainability

    June 18, 2015

    10 Benefits of Choosing the Correct Warehouse Management System Software (WMS) for You

    Posted by Kristi Montgomery

    Often people think that all warehouse management system software (WMS) is the same, but nothing could be further from the truth. Effective warehouse management involves a lot more than simply knowing where material has been stored. In fact, choosing the right WMS for your operation can have profound effects on your business and deliver important benefits.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Intelligence

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