Supply Chain 24/7    Topics    Cerasis


Latest posts about Cerasis

Page 8 of 8 pages.
Avoid Supply Chain Waste with Reverse Logistics
Bloated inventories have come to characterize the current state of U.S. manufacturers and retailers for the first quarter of 2016, forcing logistics managers to apply classic reverse strategies to wring out supply chain waste.

Where Have All The Truckers Gone?
According to recent reports, by 2017 shippers in the U.S. will face shortages in trucking resources again, predominately a trucker shortage - here are 10 tips to address the shortage.

13 Key Considerations When Selecting a 3PL and The Difference Between a 3PL & 4PL
When it comes to efficient and cost-effective over the road transportation management, it is absolutely crucial that you be working with a trustworthy 3PL, and understanding the potential value of a 3PL early in the process is crucial.

7 Core Reasons to Outsource Non-Core Transportation Management Functions to 3PL Providers
A lot of companies are outsourcing entire or part of their transportation department to 3PL providers, and according to a recent report, 3PL use is only on the rise.

The KPIs of a Logistics Service Level Agreement
Chuck Intrieri, who is a 3PL consultant and works with those needing 3PL services to find the BEST fit for their needs. In his 25 plus years of experience, he has identified the KPIs that should be included in a Service Level Agreement.

Manufacturing “Revival”? No, Manufacturing Transformation/Transition
A revival would imply that somehow manufacturing was broken and was so inefficient, that drastically we would need to change it so it created more and more jobs and be the industry that gets America back to the promise land of double digit growth.

How to Report or File Freight Claims
What knowledge will give you the power to uncover freight cost savings? Look at this form example that may warrant you filing a freight claim.

U.S. Manufacturing: An Industry in Transition
The 8th edition of the Facts gives a snapshot of the state of U.S. manufacturing, and exhibits its strengths and challenges. The Facts clearly show that manufacturing continues to play a vital role in the U.S. economy.

3PL vs 4PL: What are these PLs, Anyway? The Layers of Logistics Explained
Learning the difference between a third party logistics (3PL) and fourth party logistics (4PL) as well as 1PL and 2PL, and the rise of even Fifth Party Logistics (5PLs) is both confusing and highly debated among those in the supply chain industry.

US Manufacturing Only 5 Percent More Costly Than China, Strengthens Case for Reshoring
This study by the Boston Consulting Group supports a previous report on why large US manufacturers are reshoring production back to the US from these previous low cost manufacturers.

5 Shipper Demands Shaping the TMS Landscape
A TMS technology solution that helps companies efficiently, reliably, and cost effectively move freight from origin to destination, most transportation management systems includes both planning and execution solutions.

RFID Implementation and the Price of Failure and Benefits of Success
Despite JC Penney’s $28 million mistake upon RFID implementation, RFID is here to stay. Retail industry leaders like Wal-Mart and Target have introduced RFID implementation mandates to suppliers.

RFID Implementation in Retail Industry: Current Status, Issues, and Challenges
In this paper we study the current status, drivers, benefits, challenges, and strategy to adopt RFID in retail industry via content analysis. We develop an integrated framework of RFID adoption to lead our analyses and interpretation.


Featured Downloads

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.