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Preparing Your Supply Chain for Natural Disasters

Posted by on December 11, 2018 9:45 am

With the holiday season and festivities upon us, the last thing on everyone’s minds are natural disasters and supply chain preparedness. But as the biggest shopping days of the year swirl around us, it is important to consider the supply chains that we as consumers rely on and what inclement weather can do to disrupt […]

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The Warehouse of the Future Has No Walls

Posted by on February 22, 2017 12:53 pm

Whether your warehouse is a traditional building with aisles of inventory, a series of components spread across multiple divisions or suppliers, or a field of pipe spanning 600 acres, the need for access to critical supply chain data anytime, anywhere is now a business imperative. Additionally, upstream and downstream trading partners demand product fulfillment visibility […]

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Chipotle’s Woes Highlight Need for Track and Trace Across Supply Chains

Posted by on December 22, 2015 2:34 pm

Supply chain visibility and traceability are key to improving operational efficiency and enabling communication among trading partners. Yet in the event of a crisis, visibility and traceability become imperative in order to quickly identify—and solve—the problem. Not only do you want to fix the problem as soon as possible so that the minimum amount of […]

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Why Consumer Confidence Depends on Track and Trace

Posted by on November 17, 2015 8:57 pm

The demand for product traceability applies to a number of industries, but is especially strong for food suppliers and producers given continuing outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. And it’s not just consumer demand. Regulatory oversight of food is now a priority of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and as a result, the food industry has […]

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Go Digital or Go Home: Why Your Company Needs a Digital Supply Chain

Posted by on September 17, 2015 4:05 pm

To meet these demands, supply chain visibility, execution and optimization must extend from producers/suppliers to end consumers, a critical expansion that marks a departure from the traditional focus solely on manufacturing and distribution.

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Gold Eagle Co. Achieves Mobile Execution in the Warehouse

Posted by on June 5, 2015 4:29 pm

Gold Eagle Co. manufactures and distributes several leading brands of automotive chemicals that protect and boost vehicle performance. To continue to succeed in a competitive market, they had to overcome a challenge: manual processes that limited visibility and created other inefficiencies along the supply chain. Among those inefficiencies, delayed entry caused loss of inventory visibility, […]

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How Aegion Corporation Keeps Pace with the Speed of Business

Posted by on April 29, 2015 3:01 pm

Identifying the Problems The search for a solution always begins with a problem—or problems. As a global leader in infrastructure protection and maintenance services, Aegion Corporation manages 175 facilities in 33 countries, which add up to more than 1,000 job sites per year. With limited visibility into those locations, many of which span hundreds of […]

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Why Old Dutch Foods Mobilized Its Supply Chain

Posted by on September 12, 2014 5:02 pm

When you talk about mobile in the workplace, you might first think of using a mobile device for common tasks like checking email or tapping into (no pun intended) an employee-facing app for needs like time tracking and expense reporting. At Old Dutch Foods, however, company executives channeled the power of mobile to optimize manufacturing, […]

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