Supply Chain: Automation Advocate or Foe?

2010 is now behind us; many had a good holiday season while others, no so much. Regardless, it’s a new calendar year and time to start working on those 2011 projects. For some of you these projects will include the items that I’ve written on over the last 12 months such as – Adding a [...]

By | January 20th, 2011|

Supply Chain News: Latest Trends in Logistics Study from Manrodt, Holcomb IDs 5 “Undeniable Supply Chain Truths”

Annual Survey Finds Big Improvements in Inventory Turns – but Will They Hold? Strategy of being “All Things to All People” Surges by SCDigest Editorial Staff As always, the annual Trends and Issues in Logistics and Transportation report results were unveiled during a presentation at CSCMP’s conference in San Diego. This 19th version of the [...]

By | November 16th, 2010|

Supply Chain Almost at the Table in 2010

by Kevin O’Marah A recent Gartner field survey on supply chain organizational structure and budgetary control shows a huge leap forward for the profession during the past five years. In 2005, only 75% of companies had established a formal supply chain organization, with only 52% of these organizations in place for more than two years. [...]

By | September 21st, 2010|

Increased Integration from SEEBURGER drives efficiency for P&O Ferrymasters

Since implementing the SEEBURGER Business Integration Server (BIS) in 2004, P&O Ferrymasters (POFM) has steadily expanded its integration capabilities throughout the organisation. This year, the company expects its systems to handle more than 4.5 million electronic messages and 180,000 orders, in a huge variety of formats and protocols. This seamless integration capability has led to [...]

By | June 21st, 2010|

MILT Magazine

Manufacturing and Logistics IT spoke with Conor Whelan, Wincantons group IT director, about the company’s extensive range of logistics and warehousing services in Europe and beyond, plus with its existing channel relationships and increasing development of a best-of-breed IT infrastructure. Read the article

By | May 26th, 2010|

What Your EDI Skills Can Lead To

Written by Ken Kinlock Source   Recently I have been seeing what my almost thirty years of EDI experience has prepared me for. Working with a private corporation that operates with an almost virtual national headquarters, I have been challenged with a wide variety of assignments. The skill that got me into this was a [...]

By | May 14th, 2010|

Supply Chain and Top-Line Growth: Building a Better Business Case

Supply Chain and Top-Line Growth: Building a Better Business Case From The economy is turning back to growth, and business is ready to crawl out of its cave. New data from AMR Research’s fifth annual product lifecycle management (PLM) for apparel study shows an abrupt turn in the number of companies that have put [...]

By | April 26th, 2010|