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Transportation management: focus on last-mile or global systems?

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Should you standardize your many business units on a new, globally-implemented transportation management system (TMS), or do you let each business unit or region control its own TMS technology decisions?

The best answer for software cost control as well as performance improvement could be to do both.

 

Divide and conquer

The ”supply chain” of old is now a complex, multi-node global supply network, and businesses are more likely to serve markets and customers in multiple geographies as well.

Outbound shipments from distribution centers, warehouses and final assembly plants must deal with final-mile complexities, higher shipment frequencies with smaller shipment sizes and increasing customer expectations for faster shipment speed, in-transit visibility, and low or no shipping charges.

Regional logistics environments can differ radically. Trucking or parcel networks in Aust

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How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics

Commoditization. That’s a scary word and it’s an industry trend that many of us working in logistics services have recognized as a growing threat. So it’s both refreshing and comforting to discover in this new EFT white paper, How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics, that leading shipper  >>


Events
 
 5 
Jun
2019
Future Stores Seattle 2019

Retail. Reimagined. The Conference for In-Store Innovators It's 2019, and the Retail Renaissance is here. For successful retailers, business-as-usual is long gone. But what's next in 2019, 2020, and beyond? Find out at Future Stores Seattle, the conference that prepares senior retail executives i ...

The Sheraton Seattle  
 
11
Jun
2019
Blockchain Implementation

This two-day, interactive class goes through the basics of what blockchain technology is, what its component parts are, and several use cases. In this way, outstanding issues to implementation are highlighted, and the impacts to implementation can be seen and evaluated. In this fashion, controls and effective govern ...

NBC TOWER| Chicago, IL  
 
17
Jun
2019
Medical Device Manufacturing Summit 2019

The Medical Device Manufacturing Summit is the premium forum bringing together senior medical device manufacturing executives and leading solution providers.  As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers an intimate environment for focused discussion on cutting edge technology ...

The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV  
 
18
Jun
2019
ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2019

The Only Peer-Led IT Sourcing Conference ProcureCon IT Sourcing is the only peer-led sourcing event solely dedicated to the unique challenges of the procurement and sourcing of IT. For almost 20 years, ProcureCon has helped companies transform their programs through innovative workshops & intimate networ ...

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel  
 

Job Opportunities
 
S&OP Manager
     
     Irvine CA  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Supply Planning Manager
     
     Norfolk Area, VA  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Sourcing Specialist, General Procurement - Region Americas
     
     California - South San Francisco  -  PERM  -  Roche

Operations Specialist
     
     Fullerton  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Demand Planner/Inventory Planner
     
     Huntington Beach  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Manager - Health System
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing
     
     Secaucus  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Retail Operations Analyst
     
     Universal City  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Market Procurement Manager
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Inventory Management Ops Manager
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Direct Procurement Project Manager
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche

Sr. Sourcing Manager
     
     Arizona - Tucson  -  PERM  -  Roche

Director of Fulfillment Operations
     
     New York  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Director, Procurement Engineering (Medical Consumables & Sensors)
     
     Andover, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Philips

Regional Procurement Manager for Health Systems Organization
     
     Latham, New York  -  PERM  -  Philips





 
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Last update 5 May 2019
Solid rise in new orders drives further improvement in operating conditions
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United States 


Fashion

Today’s omni-channel marketplace means competition is increasing, consumers are demanding more relevant products, inventory lifecycles are shorter and fulfillment is incredibly complex. Business conditions are constantly changing, which means you need the flexibility to adapt quickly and continu...


Transportation management: focus on last-mile or global systems?

Should you standardize your many business units on a new, globally-implemented transportation management system (TMS), or do you let each business unit or region control its own TMS technology decisions? The best answ...


Education
 

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
MADEL: Roadmap to Industry 4.0: Planning & Scheduling in the personal & home care industry

Established in 1977 Madel Spa, is a leading Italian manufacturing company specialized in products for home & personal care. Madel’s mission is the capability to create high-quality and environmentally sustai...

The role of strategic purchasing and supply management in risk management

Value generators and value protectors. Procurement’s profile in organisations is on the increase. A wider spend remit is being influenced and internal barriers are being broken. Some of the most valuable assets the...


International Agenda