AN OVERVIEW OF SUPPLY CHAIN CAREER PATHS

October 31, 2019

The career paths in supply chain management are broad and diverse. Below is a high level overview of the paths that exist to help you understand what to consider: Consider what potential industry you are most interested in, as supply chain spans most. Supply chains also differ by industry, so pay close attention to current trends as jobs that exist today may not exist in the near future.

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AAA Cooper Transportation

AAA Cooper Transportation (SCAC: “AACT”) is a privately held asset based multi-regional trucking company providing less-than-truckload, truck load, dedicated contract carriage, brokerage, fleet maintenance and international services. With directly operated facilities in the Southeast, Southwest, Midwest and Puerto Rico along with partner carriers with coverage into Canada, Mexico and across the globe, AACT can service nearly all of your transportation needs.

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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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Co-creation enables business transformation led by RPA for leading logistics company

Infographic | December 23, 2019

Revenue leakage: blocked working capital. Manual F&A operations with limited audit checks, compliance & control. Siloed technology systems & fragmented operations. Establishing Center of Excellence to standardize & centralize operations. Deploying Robotics & Digital Automation TRAC to identify revenue leakage. Designing & implementing risk compliance framework.

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TOP ISSUES FACING 3PL'S AND COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Infographic | January 6, 2020

Power consumption: Energy cost have increased 33% over the past decade. Consumption rose from 5.25 c/KWH to over 7.01 c/KWH this accounting for nearly 15 percent of the facilities operating cost. Next to energy, labor costs are the second largest concern for a 3PL warehouse. The demand for skilled labor is at an all time high with manufactures, repack operators and other warehouses and retailers all competing for the same worker.

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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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Your Essential Warehouse

Infographic | December 15, 2019

Regular maintenance of your warehouse should be a central part of the company's safety practices. Keeping your warehouse environment spic-and-span fosters a healthy workplace atmosphere, increased efficiency, and fewer accidents.

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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

AAA Cooper Transportation

AAA Cooper Transportation (SCAC: “AACT”) is a privately held asset based multi-regional trucking company providing less-than-truckload, truck load, dedicated contract carriage, brokerage, fleet maintenance and international services. With directly operated facilities in the Southeast, Southwest, Midwest and Puerto Rico along with partner carriers with coverage into Canada, Mexico and across the globe, AACT can service nearly all of your transportation needs.

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