Author Archive for Talking Logistics

Editor’s Pick: NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade – Aiding Our Neighbor to the South

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Today’s post is by Troy Ryley at Transplace where he recommends that we keep developing a North America that supports trade […]

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Achieving Sustainable Transportation Savings: Practical Advice for C-Level Executives

It’s one thing to achieve your expected transportation savings in the first year, but being able to sustain those savings over multiple years is the ultimate goal. What are some of the critical factors or capabilities companies need to achieve sustained transportation savings? Why are so many companies still struggling to achieve sustained savings? How are leading […]

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Stop Thinking Micro: Maximize Your Savings with Macro-Optimization

Supply chain management software offers a lot of optimization opportunities, but most of those cost savings are realized through micro-optimization. What is the difference between micro-optimization and macro-optimization? What are the limitations or drawbacks to micro-optimization? Is macro-optimization the right approach in every case or does micro-optimization still have a role What’s required to enable […]

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Editor’s Pick: Just How Valuable are Supply Chain Metrics?

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Today’s post is by Joel Holt at Kenco Group, where he discusses several ways that supply chain metrics bring value to […]

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Editor’s Pick: Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Today’s post is by Angie Freeman, Chief Human Resources Officer at C.H. Robinson, where she shares five reasons why supply chain […]

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Editor’s Pick: Is it Time to Operationalize Ship From Store?

Note: Today’s post is part of our new “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. Today’s post is from Manhattan Associates highlighting four methods for operationalizing scalable, labor-efficient and associate-friendly ship-from-store processes. Just a few […]

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