Skin ADV

Supply Chain Topics

Topics > English > Logistics Planning  

Logistics Planning

The Point of View of Quintiq


If you could describe what your logistics planner does in two words, what would those two words be?
- Schedule drivers.
- Re-route shipments.
- Reduce costs.

These are all good answers, but you and I know that your logistics planner impacts your bottom line in more ways than just scheduling trucks and re-planning shipments. Are your drivers and vehicles being utilized effectively? What about fuel efficiency – are there too many empty trips in between shipments or routes that are not optimized? The holiday season is approaching – are there enough resources to manage the increase in orders? All this takes planning and scheduling across different time horizons – hardly an easy task for your planner.

 


read more >>
(external link)





-------------------------------------
Would you like to add your standpoint for this topic?
Contact SCM Portal at info@scm-portal.net

--------------------------

Please find hereafter some documents of interest related to "Logistics Planning". To refine this search, please select or change your language of interest.


Language Filter

1 - 5 of 58
Pages (12)  [  1  2  3  4  5    >  >> ]

DOCUMENTS
 

Manufacturers and retailers are looking to 3PLs for help in keeping pace with fast-changing consumer demand. JDA for Third Party Logistics provides an engagement...


Article published in Computers & Industrial Engineering 154 (2021)
 

Authors

Vincenzo Bo (a), Marco Bortolini (b), Enrico...


Supply chain management in every industry is faced with unprecedented pressure to react and improve. Whether a business is in manufacturing consumer goods, automotive, industrial...

A large fleet operating across a wide geographical region offers an overwhelming number of possibilities - multiple routes, modes of transport, and costs. It is beyond the...

Today’s complex business environment requires that your customers have complete visibility across their customers, suppliers and inventory to retain competitive advantage....


1 - 5 of 58
Pages (12)  [  1  2  3  4  5    >  >> ]

 

Supply chain E-learning



Explore available supply chain e-learning modules by language and academy



News & Trends
 

Last update 10 Mar 2023
Softest decline in output for three months as supply- chain conditions improve
   Source: S&P Global 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...


Education
 

Local & Regional Agenda
 


Resources
 
PPG INDUSTRIES, LTD.

Company Established in 1883, PPG Industries manufactures protective and decorative coatings, sealants, adhesives, metal pretreatment products, flat glass, fabricated glass, continuous-strand fiberglass products, and...

2018 Top Ten Trends in Modern Demand-Driven Manufacturing

With all signals pointing toward a good year, manufacturers have a decision to make. They can enjoy the strong economy while it lasts or look to the future and invest in technologies that will help them build a strong...


International Agenda