Priorities for Supply Chain Management

June 30, 2019

In early 2015, APQC fielded a survey focused on determining current supply chain management priorities and trends. What percentage of organizations have placed each of the following as a priority for their organizations in the next 3 years? 52% 50% capture supply chain performance through benchmarking.

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National connections, local ownership. As one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, NationaLease is made up of more than 155 independent businesses and 700 service locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our strength lies in our central mission: to provide customers with a flexible, quick response to their transportation needs.

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WORKING OF LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Infographic | January 3, 2020

Mechanism of Logistics Management. A proper supply chain may include transportation, shipping, receiving, storage supplier. Manufacture transmit load to supplier, warehouse and 3 PL Providers & Packages will be given to the local facility.

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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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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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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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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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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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NationaLease

National connections, local ownership. As one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, NationaLease is made up of more than 155 independent businesses and 700 service locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our strength lies in our central mission: to provide customers with a flexible, quick response to their transportation needs.

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