Supply Chain Efficiency

Will Your Supply Chain Sink or Swim in this Digital Age?

by: Steve Rice, June 15, 2017

Technology research firm Gartner, Inc. recently noted a new trend towards supply chain “protectionism,” presumably due to the extraordinary combination of external forces proving capable of disrupting once-optimized processes and, therefore, destroying once-healthy profit margins. Economic instability, an increase [...]

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6 Ways to “Refresh” Your Supply Chain Operations: Part III

by: Steve Rice, April 28, 2016

In our last installment of the Spring Cleaning Series, we want to focus on strategies you can implement in the present that will help you time and time again going forward. 5. Refocus on the Customer Experience Delighting the customer should be every organization’s goal, and “good enough” supply chain [...]

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6 Ways to “Refresh” Your Supply Chain Operations: Part I

by: Steve Rice, April 27, 2016

With spring in the air, it’s the perfect time to reevaluate the state of your business and review outdated supply chain operations technologies. Why? Chances are your supply chain has become increasingly complicated over the last year – whether through a change in sales strategies, the introduction of new [...]

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Three Steps to Creating a Value-Oriented Supply Chain

by: Brad Huff, March 03, 2016

The relationship between buyers and sellers in today’s marketplace often remains transactional, focused on the simple movement and exchange of services and goods. Battling a lack of time and resources, mid-market companies run the risk of remaining wedged in this transactional process, which prohibits them from [...]

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When Cupid’s Arrow Hits the Supply Chain

by: Tony Longoria, February 10, 2016

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and Cupid is preparing to fire his arrows all over the world. Believe it or not, Valentine’s Day is the second highest annual grossing holiday each year, just behind Christmas. Figures show that Valentine’s Day spending approached $19 billion in 2015 alone. Cupid’s [...]

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