Five Inventory Core Competencies That Can Make or Break Your Competitive Advantage

A key characteristic of best-in-class companies is their success in using inventory optimization (IO) and cash management techniques to free up working capital. The amount of a company’s working capital trapped in inventory can be expressed as days inventory outstanding (DIO).

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Logistics Insight Corporation

Logistics Insight Corporation (LINC), a subsidiary of Universal Truckload Services, Inc. (Universal) is a leading provider of custom-developed, third-party logistics solutions that allow our customers and clients to reduce costs and manage their global supply chains more efficiently. We offer a comprehensive suite of supply chain logistics services including value-added, transportation, air, ocean & customs brokerage services through our team of subsidiaries.

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Unlock the true value of your Supply Chain: Business Success through Sustainable Supply Chain Management

whitePaper | November 4, 2019

Is embedded sustainability a sunk cost? Is it a distraction from core business? The answer to both questions is “absolutely not” sustainable management is a necessary part of a sound management approach. Various leading companies around the world know that embedding sustainability into their core business drives value creation and business success; in fact, these are the same businesses that are outperforming their competitors and markets.

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Five Tips to Take your Life Sciences Supply Chain Digital

whitePaper | December 17, 2019

Life sciences supply chain challenges include demand and supply uncertainty. Market complexity and regulatory restrictions. Mergers and acquisitions. Pricing pressures. And the need for new life sciences supply chain capabilities driven by mass customization and faster new product introductions. Having the right products at the right place at the right time can literally mean the difference between life and death.

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Making the case for TMS driving supply chain ROI

whitePaper | December 25, 2019

You don’t have to look far to find savings, value and improvements driven by transportation management systems (TMS). Best-of-breed TMS solutions (like Manhattan’s TMS) are game changers and deliver a range of competitive advantages for companies of all shapes, sizes and levels of complexity. They are more powerful, scalable, connectable, affordable and justifiable than ever before, with rapid implementation timeframes as well.

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Need for due diligence in assessing supply chain substance

whitePaper | February 1, 2020

Demonstrating compliance for a variety of regulations and requirements can be a relatively challenging process. It usually begins with data collection, followed by a comparison against regulatory and industry requirements before companies conduct an assessment using comprehensive test and analytical protocols. However, substance regulations do not typically reference comprehensive and standardized testing protocols explicitly, which poses additional challenges and requirements for manufacturers and their downstream partners.

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White Paper on Transport Safety in the Era of Digital Mobility

whitePaper | February 9, 2020

While remarkable progress has been made with technological, operational and behavioral improvements in the century-old, automotive-based transport systems used around the world, rapid technological changes are occurring that could amount to a reset in outcomes for transport users. The convergence of connectivity, automation, electrification and on-demand services suggests a transformation in transport safety, community access, traffic efficiency, emissions and energy use.

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Blockchain based awareness and potential use in the international supply chain for Australia

whitePaper | March 20, 2020

The Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia Ltd (CBFCA”) is Australia’s leading peak national association that represents members interests in international trade logistics and supply chain management service provision. We are committed to be a leading industry voice for Licenced Customs Brokers (LCB), International Freight Forwarders (IFF) and other associated groups concerned with international trade, representing and supporting our members in a difficult regulatory environment.

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Logistics Insight Corporation

Logistics Insight Corporation (LINC), a subsidiary of Universal Truckload Services, Inc. (Universal) is a leading provider of custom-developed, third-party logistics solutions that allow our customers and clients to reduce costs and manage their global supply chains more efficiently. We offer a comprehensive suite of supply chain logistics services including value-added, transportation, air, ocean & customs brokerage services through our team of subsidiaries.

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