Learning to see: How does your supply chain function?
- Chapter 1: Overview. Wood, Donald F.; Barone, Anthony P.; Murphy, Paul R.; Wardlow, Daniel L. // International Logistics;2002, p1
Chapter 1 of the book "International Logistics," is presented. It provides an overview of the book which is about international logistics and the role of international logistics systems in global supply chain management. The book not only tackles the flow of goods but also the movements of...
- Pasta is fine, but who said anything about leopards? Tierney, Stephen // Supply Chain Europe;Jun2004, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p4
Discusses challenges facing logistics service providers in Europe. Increasing consumer choices; Results of a survey conducted by Sap and the Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply which confirmed that European companies want to reduce costs in their logistics operations; Sub-contracting by...
- EVENTS calendar. // Supply Chain Europe;Jun2004, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p6
Presents a calendar of events for the supply chain industry in Europe. Creating the agile supply chain program in Bedfordshire, England; Managing global supply chain; ILT 2004 in London, England; Eurolog 2004 in Budapest, Hungary.
- International shipping: The plane truth. Saxena, Rajiv // Industrial Engineer: IE;Jan2008, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p22
The article offers information related to international shipping. According to the author, one percent of the world's international cargo travels by air while, 99 percent of it makes the trip by ocean vessels. He added that most international shippers rely on ships to carry their goods due to...
- What is more important cost or supply-chain security? Trussler, Stuart // Logistics & Transport Focus;Mar2005, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p46
This article considers transport costs and supply-chain security. Buyers and sellers ignore logistics. The well thought through marketing strategy may make commercial sense, but have the team ignored the ramifications of the stresses and strains that can be put on the supply-chain to deliver the...
- 10 things to consider when establishing a global distribution network. Trunick, Perry A. // Logistics Today;Sep2005, Vol. 46 Issue 9, p26
The article focuses on business logistics strategies for the management of global supply chains. When a company is setting up a global distribution network, the decision on where to locate warehouses and how to operate them will be governed by a number of factors. Capital investment strategy is...
- Outsourced Services Add Spice to the Business. Morton, Roger // Logistics Today;Jun2007, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p24
The article focuses on the advantages of retail outsourcing. As retail sourcing increasingly looks for advantages offshore, so the challenges of getting and maintaining control of the supply chain grow as well, thus, thoughtful examination of company core values and competencies are essential to...
- Pendulum Swings Like a Pendulum Do. Witt, Clyde E. // Material Handling Management;Jun2003, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p14
Offers insights on the state of the materials handling industry in the U.S. Description of the pendulum analogy as applied to the transport packaging industry in the U.S.; Details of the transport-packaging aspect of materials handling; Views about the supply chain in the U.S.
- Sign of change. Burke, Erin // Materials Management in Health Care;May2004, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p2
Discusses articles in the May 2004 issue of the magazine "Materials Management in Health Care". Variety in the business of supply chains; Recruitment experts' use of their knowledge to benefit the health care supply chain.