Fourth of July and the Supply Chain 2019

July 3, 2019

As Americans get ready to celebrate the nation’s 243rd Independence Day, the National Retail Federation is making its annual list of projections for spending. Holidays have a big impact on the supply chain, and the Fourth of July is no exception.

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C.R. England

C.R. England, the largest temperature-controlled carrier in the nation, is dedicated to providing a comprehensive range of transportation solutions to meet the requirements of a rapidly evolving customer base. As a family-owned, customer and employee focused corporation since 1920, we are driven to maintain our leadership role through time-tested services, technology and processes. Our entrepreneurial culture and values enable us to expand reliable services while keeping our commitments to public safety, social responsibility and financial stability.

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Supply chain planning

Infographic | January 27, 2020

Supply chain management software is segmented into planning components and execution components. Planning are activities such as developing demands forecasts, establishing the supplies, planning and scheduling manufacturing operations, and developing key performance metrics to ensure efficient and cost effective operations.

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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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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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SHIPPING SOLUTIONS FOR ECOMMERCE

Infographic | January 31, 2020

Choosing your packaging: When choosing what material to use for your products, it's important to consider the following: Packaging size packaging weight. Packaging durability: Will it maintain its integrity in bad weather. Origin country 2 product fragility product shape. Eco-friendly packaging options.

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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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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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Spotlight

C.R. England

C.R. England, the largest temperature-controlled carrier in the nation, is dedicated to providing a comprehensive range of transportation solutions to meet the requirements of a rapidly evolving customer base. As a family-owned, customer and employee focused corporation since 1920, we are driven to maintain our leadership role through time-tested services, technology and processes. Our entrepreneurial culture and values enable us to expand reliable services while keeping our commitments to public safety, social responsibility and financial stability.

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