TITLE

The Diet Principle

AUTHOR(S)
Elliff, Scott A.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/1/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the stages of supply-chain collaboration in the shipping industry. Main goal of supply-chain management; Percentage of basic market apparel orders that are expedited with special handling and additional manufacturing, fulfillment and transportation costs; Initiatives for optimized planning.
ACCESSION #
12396252

 

Related Articles

  • Constraint of trade. Trunick, Perry A. // Logistics Today;Sep2004, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p1 

    Focuses on capacity constraint challenges facing shippers in the U.S. Effects of peak shipping season; Factors that motor carriers deal with; State of the trailer manufacturing industry. INSET: God time to be in the container business.

  • European DCs On The Move. Lenders, Roy // World Trade;Nov2005, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p22 

    The article emphasizes the need for shipping companies to reassess their European supply chain strategies. Supply chain directors will have to adapt their pan-European supply chains to enable this projected growth. As a means of serving both these ends, new distribution structures have to be set...

  • Port round up: New England's ports need to expand. Lauriat, George // American Journal of Transportation;4/7/2014, Issue 577, p2 

    The article reports on the need for New England's ports to expand in response to the increasing supply chain. It cites the Port of Davisville, Rhode Island as a good example of the importance of a niche port to the region's supply chain. Other topics discussed are the reorganization of ports in...

  • Sea ports and ocean carriers.  // Logistics Today;Aug2005, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p31 

    Focuses on the guide in making the right logistics decisions to manage the global supply chain. Impact of the increasing trade volumes on shippers; Factors contributing to the rise of offshore sourcing in Asia; Determination of which ports and carriers suited for specific shipping needs.

  • What Drives Supply Chain Innovation? Schof, Matthew // World Trade;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p70 

    The article reports on what is going on in the global supply chain network. Technological developments in the shipping industry on the U.S. West Coast offer a glimpse at the recent evolution of the supply chain. One technology, active radio frequency identification (RFID), is rapidly being...

  • The Rise of the 4PL. Dutton, Gail // World Trade;Jan2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p20 

    The article describes how a company benefits from working with a fourth party logistics (4PL). Because a 4PL manages the entire network, it is well positioned to develop meaningful metrics in a common format using terms and definitions that are standardized across the enterprise and its supply...

  • Land Transportation Practices.  // World Trade;Jun2007, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p40 

    The article discusses the findings of a survey on the global supply chain industry. Survey data reveals that 23 percent of shippers are shifting their land transport processes from point-to-point to port-to-point, reflecting the streamlining of supply chains for global speed and continuity....

  • Bright Ideas. Klie, Leonard // Food Logistics;5/15/2006, Issue 86, p21 

    The article presents solutions to challenges faced in the distribution of goods. Many shippers have difficulty finding trucks handle their overflow loads during peak shipping times. HAPCO Farms, a produce distributor with facilities up and down the East Coast, hasn't had that problem once in...

  • Shippers Taking Stock. Hoffman, William // Traffic World;7/7/2008, Vol. 272 Issue 27, p16 

    The article focuses on the impact of rising inventory costs to the supply chain in the U.S. As the inventory costs are soaring due to the growing fuel prices and faltering U.S. economy, shippers are now changing the way they handle stocks in the global market. They find the most efficient routes...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics