LOGISTICS

Safety in Logistics Operations

February 10, 2022

Safety in Logistics
In logistics operations, the commitment to safety is all too often like the half-hearted embrace we give to an older aunt we occasionally see at family gatherings. We do it
because we have to and it’s expected. But we’re not giving safety the full-on bear hug it deserves.

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Laufer Group International

Laufer is a different type of logistics company. We challenge conventional ways of doing business. We ask the right "why"​ questions and link those "why"​ answers to our customers'​ needs. Through this process of discovery and collaboration, we develop innovative and customized supply chain solutions.

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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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How to Save Shipments & Money with IoT In-Transit Visibility

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

When expensive goods or materials go missing, it can cost your company a huge amount of money. There’s the cost of the goods themselves plus the cost of replacing them, the cost of delayed delivery, idled labor and more. The knock-on impact can be massive. Knowing where your shipments are and when they are going to reach their destination is critical information for logistics managers. In-transit shipment visibility gives organizations the ability to respond to supply chain disruption and reduce risks.

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Life Maps and Supply Planning Maps

whitePaper | December 2, 2019

I met Janie at college. She was dating my roommate, Fred, who was a total knucklehead. Sound familiar? Our two children are now at college. Tuition runs a bit north of $100,000 annually. Both kids are stellar students and athletes, so I’m ‘okay’ with the spending the cash. Janie has a boutique on-line travel business, which is earning more than I do, as Janie reminds me whenever I complain about the kids' tuitions. I’ve recently accepted a role as Vice President of Operations with a very promising consumer packaged goods company in the Pacific Northwest.

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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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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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Autonomous Vehicle Implementation Predictions Implications for Transport Planning

whitePaper | May 9, 2022

This report explores the impacts of autonomous (also called self-driving, driverless or robotic) vehicles, and their implications for transportation planning. It investigates how quickly such vehicles are likely to develop and be deployed based on experience with previous vehicle technologies

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Laufer Group International

Laufer is a different type of logistics company. We challenge conventional ways of doing business. We ask the right "why"​ questions and link those "why"​ answers to our customers'​ needs. Through this process of discovery and collaboration, we develop innovative and customized supply chain solutions.

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