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Building a Solid Foundation for S&OP
Digitization, sparked by the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), the expanding number of connected devices and big data, is driving a shift in consumerism. Your company needs to keep pace, or risk falling behind forever. The reality of running a profitable global business now requires speed and agility in both strategic and execution planning. It’s time to move beyond the siloed S&OP practices of the past and build a solid foundation that will easily carry you...

How to Become a Shipper of Choice During Peak 2023
In spite of decreased customer demand as a result of increased cost of living, carriers remain determined to stick to their timetable to satisfy their customers' needs.

Facilitate Carrier Assignments
In this case study C3 Solutions streamlines the dock scheduling process, eliminating unnecessary emails and manual errors by implementing automation which simplifying responses and improved response times.

15 Ways to Boost Supply Chain Sustainability
Companies take action to reduce environmental impacts of their supply chains while finding solutions that are environmentally sustainable and profitable.

Why Do Appointment Deliveries Cost More?
In this infographic PITT OHIO reviews the breakdown of why appointment deliveries cost more.

Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
PITT OHIO sees sustainability as a key strategy for doing business well. We recently gathered a group of sustainability-minded shippers from a wide variety of industries across the supply chain at our LEED-certified Gold Cleveland facility for a Transportation and Sustainability Summit. Download the whitepaper to discover 6 sustainablity supply chain insights that PITT OHIO uncovered.

The Cost-Plus World of Supply Chains The Macroeconomic and Geopolitical Environment
A report sponsored by GEP that is based on a survey conducted between January 2023 and March 2023 of 400 executives in the US and Europe who were familiar with their organization's supply chain strategy and operations.

Driving Supply Chain Sustainability in the Face of Disruptions and Cost Pressures
GEP and North Carolina State University conducted a study of 250 supply chain and procurement leaders to examine the state of supply chain sustainability. The paper examines how leaders are approaching the challenging balance of meeting sustainability goals while reducing costs amid disruption and spending pressures.

Adopting AI Responsibly Guidelines for Procurement of AI Solutions by the Private Sector
To establish standards for responsible AI practices, GEP has collaborated with the World Economic Forum and prepared this comprehensive report. The report lays down a customizable framework to help businesses adopt ethical AI technology. It has detailed assessment criteria, supplier questionnaires and insights on how to overlay all of it with strong governance.

Cost Efficiency and Risk Management Through a New Kind of Supply Chain Model
This paper examines how the partnership boosts efficiency and resiliency through greater visibility, financial flexibility and risk mitigation.

How a $6 Billion Retail Company Achieved SG&A Savings of $50M with GEP
In this case study a large $6 billion retail company with multiple business entities sought to optimize its selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses and improve focus on expenditure for strategic priorities. The company partnered with GEP to streamline processes and improve spend visibility, resulting in a $50 million reduction in overall SG&A cost.

ChatGPT - What Procurement Leaders Need to Know and Do Right Now
ChatGPT, the headline-grabbing chatbot-on-steroids tool from Open AI, is a powerful example of how a new wave of emerging AI-driven natural language content development tool will transform (for better and for worse) companies, industries and our lives.

How a Global CPG Company Saved 20% on Packaging Costs By Partnering With GEP
A U.S.-based consumer packaged goods company sought to better manage its packaging spend, strengthen its forecasting capabilities and enhance inventory management in the category. It partnered with GEP and streamlined the direct category, reducing packaging costs by 20%.

Global CPG Leader Adopts a New Procurement Operating Model
In this case study a multinational consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturer wanted to transform its procurement and streamline source-to-pay (S2P) processes. The company had near-zero focus on its indirect spend and a reactive support model that prevented it from capitalizing on global synergies.

Right-Sized Packaging on Demand® Solutions for Third Party Logistics Providers
In this guide, we’ll share some of the challenges 3PLs experience and how an On Demand Packaging® solution can help.

Sparck Technologies’ Ecommerce Automated Packaging Solution
As the largest ecommerce food service equipment and supplies dealer in the nation, WebstaurantStore’s mission is to offer busy foodservice professionals superior service, fast shipping, and the best selection and prices. Faced with continued growth and an extremely diverse order profile, WebstaurantStore turned to the CVP Impack Automated Packaging Solution for efficient packaging that is 7X faster than manual packing.

CVP Impack Machine for Efficient Fulfilment Orders
Challenges in finding available labor, combined with rising costs, prompted logistics service provider, iForce, and their client, The Works, to re-think their approach to achieving peak for the leading toys and stationery retailer. Ensuring reliable fulfilment would require a commitment to advanced automation including state-of-the-art, right-size packaging technology from Sparck.

20 Warehouse & Distribution Center Best Practices for Your Supply Chain
In this guide, we picked the brains of our supply chain engineers to find ways to improve warehouse and distribution center efficiency to help you get started.

Overcoming Today’s Logistics Challenges Through Automation
Automation helps businesses save time and money and stand out from the competition. If you want to manage disruptions effectively, supply chain automation could be the key to your success. Download this white paper to learn more.

SOLOCHAIN WMS plus a Guide to Warehouse Management Systems
In these 2 'papers' Solochain WMS, we detail Manufacturing Execution System capabilities and Generix's portfolio of SCM solutions to manage all distribution logistics, and the Guide to Warehouse Management Systems, designed as a tool, to help you make the right choice to understand the marketplace and its issues, the functional scope of Warehouse Management Systems.


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Becoming a Shipper of Choice
Becoming a Shipper of Choice
C3 solutions' scheduling software streamlines the shipping process.
Thinking Differently About Supply Chain Planning
Thinking Differently About Supply Chain Planning
Political landscapes shift overnight, global trade is constantly changing, consumers demand increasingly personalized service and smaller day-to-day challenges hit without warning. If...

Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
Rapidly Improve the Performance of Your Warehouse Logistics
The Rapid Performance Evaluation identifies opportunities and potential improvements in every aspect of warehouse logistics operations; performance, productivity, service, quality, and systems.
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
This guide provides an in-depth analysis of the potential of various resources available in a warehouse and how they can be utilized...
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
A whitepaper on supply chain insights gleaned at the LEED-certified gold Cleveland transportation and sustainability summit.