4 Pillars of Supply Chain Strategy

May 9, 2016

Regardless how advance your organisation is in supply chain competency it is important to understand the link between strategy and the supply chain: what performance level must the business achieve to be competitive? What level of development team is required to achieve desired results? What systems your organisation you will use to have right data to drive right decision? What is the core processes your team or you need to master on? What role should the supply chain play for the current business environment and in the future?

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Barrett Distribution Centers, Inc.

Barrett Distribution designs, builds, implements and executes customized supply chain solutions with a unique approach to warehousing, distribution, and transportation. Barrett Distribution improves quality, financial performance, and enhances our clients' brand loyalty with end customers, through our patented Blueprint™ process. Our supply chain solutions and warehouse services have been proven effective across multiple industries and locations. Locations we serve are major cities in the Northeast, East Coast, Southwest, and West Coast regions. We deploy these solutions in both a single and multi-channel strategy across the U.S. Barrett's core competencies include warehousing, distribution, transportation, and value-added services.

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Is a 3PL right for your business?

Infographic | April 20, 2021

Third-party logistics providers typically specialize in integrated operations of warehousing and transportation services that can be scaled and customized to customers needs, based on market conditions, to meet the demands and delivery service requirements for their products. A provider of such integrated services is referenced as a third-party supply chain management provider (3PSCM), or as a supply chain management service provider (SCMSP). 3PL targets particular functions within supply management, such as warehousing, transportation, or raw material provision. Services often extend beyond logistics to include value-added services related to the production or procurement of goods, such as services that integrate parts of the supply chain.

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International Shipping Maritime, Air and Rail Industries Proactively Address Environmental Impacts

Infographic | April 10, 2020

International regulations for moving freight by ship and air are aligned to the goal of limiting sulfur and carbon emissions. International shippers need to be aware of new and upcoming regulations to make appropriate decisions for their businesses — or get the expert help they need. Meanwhile, railways have partnered with ports to promote emission-reducing intermodal rail.

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INVESTING IN SUPPLY CHAIN PREPAREDNESS

Infographic | March 23, 2020

from complex emergencies to sudden onset responses, recent cooperative studies tri HELP Logistics, Kuehne Logistics University. Action Contre la Faim France, Global Logistics Cluster, If RC, Save the Childern International and INICEF, show just how important preparedness action can be across die humanitarian supply chain.

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Keys to change management in supply management

Infographic | March 9, 2020

Both internal and external factors have accelerated change in supply chains, and as a result, many supply chain organizations are undergoing a digital transformation. 83% of supply chain organizations have technology environments that are evolving to meet customer and business needs. With transformation comes additional employee responsibilities and changes to how they work. Organizations must manage change carefully to ensure it is embraced at all levels.

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Warehouse Safety

Infographic | February 21, 2020

Health and Safety is a major concern for the Supply Chain & Logistics industries, where hazards and workplace accident risk are significant. We’ve gathered some stats from Safe Work Australia to illustrate the above, as well as recommendations on how to run a safe warehouse:

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Building A Green Supply Chain In 2020

Infographic | February 11, 2020

With visibility across the supply chain, Procurement is perfectly equipped to implement and enforce sustainable practices. How can the function promote responsible, ethical, green practices in the new decade? Check out the infographic below to learn more.

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Spotlight

Barrett Distribution Centers, Inc.

Barrett Distribution designs, builds, implements and executes customized supply chain solutions with a unique approach to warehousing, distribution, and transportation. Barrett Distribution improves quality, financial performance, and enhances our clients' brand loyalty with end customers, through our patented Blueprint™ process. Our supply chain solutions and warehouse services have been proven effective across multiple industries and locations. Locations we serve are major cities in the Northeast, East Coast, Southwest, and West Coast regions. We deploy these solutions in both a single and multi-channel strategy across the U.S. Barrett's core competencies include warehousing, distribution, transportation, and value-added services.

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