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The Importance of Optimizing Your Supply Chain with Risk Management

What is risk management?  It is the process of looking at potential sources of disruption to your supply chain that can create financial and physical damage.  The next step would involve the business and supply chain leaders evaluating the assessment and fix the weaker points and preemptively doing their best to prevent the risk from happening in the future.  It may be impossible to prepare for...

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Understanding Shipping Lingo to Reduce Shipping Costs

When you make shipments through either FedEx or UPS, when was the last time you thought about how much of the shipping costs you could actually be saving?  In reality, one of the easiest ways to save money is to focus on reducing your shipping costs.  We’ve gone over a variety of ways you can be saving your company money on shipping from parcel audits to instructions on how to write a shipping...

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Amazon’s Potential Effect on the Shipping Industry

The carrier system has for a long time been a very oligarchic system, only made up mainly of two carriers, UPS and FedEx.  Because of these two carriers, the rules of the shipping industry have always been based on comparing these two carriers’ prices and agreements and can, for insightful businesses, create a method to reduce shipping costs overall.  However, this very system could change in ...

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On the History of Logistics and Supply Chains

Although we should always be aiming at the future, what is equally as important is to understand our past history and progression of how a concept has evolved and the lessons we can learn of it.  A historical outlook of supply chains and logistics, however, seems relatively difficult to pinpoint down to key moments.  Luckily, Supply Chain and Observer created an intuitive and clean visual timeli...

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Integrating Transportation Software and Technology to Reducing Shipping Costs

Technological innovations grows at a quick rate with new announcements and progress happening nearly every single week.  However, integrating new transportation software is difficult at times, especially in industries that have been in business for quite a while and more averse to changes.  The shipping industry seems very straightforward and the technological innovations readily apparent; howev...

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