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Archives for March 2016

5 Easy Ways to Monitor Supply Chain Health

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Editor’s note: This post originally ran last year. Since it’s a relevant topic, we wanted to share it with you again.

Is the current performance of your supply chain network optimal? How do you gauge network performance, know which numbers are important to you, and understand what they mean?

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TMS: It’s Not Just for Logistics Anymore

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Think back. When you implemented your transportation management system (TMS) technology, it changed your logistics function and became an integral part of your business. Today, companies are beginning to realize that TMS technology can impact business beyond logistics; it can impact sales and contract management.
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Test-Driving a Career: Factors in Attracting and Retaining Young Talent

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Last week’s post described how internship opportunities can help logistics companies and the industry address the talent gap and support the career development of participants.
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How Your Organization Can Help Bridge the Gap in Supply Chain Talent

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Creating a Pipeline of Future Logistics Experts through Internship Programs

Finding qualified young people who are motivated to pursue a career in logistics, and who have the aptitude and mindset to excel in this global profession, is one of the most pressing problems facing logistics today. Many solutions are being pursued, but one that should not be overlooked is offering an effective internship program.
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How to Manage for Supply Chain Success During Major Weather Events

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Delhaize America Shares Best Practices that Achieved Goals During Record-Breaking Storm

This January, the U.S. Northeast was pummeled by the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the area in at least 60 years, reported the Associated Press [1]. From Friday, January 22, through Sunday, January 24, Winter Storm Jonas dumped 20 to 30 inches of snow on a multi-state strike zone.
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