The Advantages Of A Greener Supply Chain

| July 29, 2019

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Huawei has invested a lot of human and financial resources in making the ICT industry greener. One of the key strengths of Huawei’s Green Supply Chain is that it incorporates environmental protection requirements into the entire supply chain, from customers all the way to suppliers.

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In Global Logistics, Orchestration Is the New Visibility

Article | March 11, 2020

We’re all familiar with the consumer “one-click” digital experience. More likely than not, however, logistics teams face a daily work experience that’s nowhere close to digital. Operations at major ports and container freight stations are still filled with paper manifests, green screens, phone calls to origin gateways, and an inability to access the right information at the right time. Freight forwarders book hundreds of containers a month by sorting through endless PDFs and chasing down e-mails for key information a daily journey filled with unnecessary manual tasks, inefficiencies, and frustration.

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Detect, Decide, Execute: How Logistics Drives Business Performance

Article | February 18, 2020

Logistics can be a tough business. In a world where your Amazon orders arrive the same or next day, customers are demanding more from all their suppliers. That leaves businesses struggling to keep up with customer expectations and forcing them to reevaluate – and reinvent – their distribution networks to become more agile. Not only is customer satisfaction at stake, but in an uncertain world, logistics costs can easily spiral out of control, threatening the financial bottom line. Striking a profitable balance between customer service and costs is what defines a successful logistics operation.

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Why ISO Standards for Warehouse Work Should Be Reevaluated

Article | March 27, 2020

Lower back pain is the second most common reason for a doctor visit, and costs the supply-chain industry around $100 billion per year. One of the leading culprits for this pain and expense is the pushing and pulling that occurs in the hundreds of thousands of distribution facilities throughout the world. Thousands of employees injure themselves each year because of some sort of pushing activity with industrial equipment. It’s clear that we’re not doing enough to solve this problem. However, we are seeing improvements in measurement standards for equipment that’s involved with pushing.

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Trends in Shipping by Vertical: Retail, Wholesale & OEM Shipping for 2020

Article | February 10, 2020

Global trends in shipping continue to evolve in the wake of uncertainty and risk. The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus threatens to undermine use of shipping options that would involve air freight between the U.S. and China, explains Wired. New hazmat regulations are taking effect in 2020. Retailers are trying to stay evergreen and compete with Amazon. The list of risks is endless, and the only way to really succeed will lie in understanding the trends in shipping by vertical and a few key sectors that require vigilance in the coming year.

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