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Archives for October 2016

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events.Connect

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In previous posts, we’ve explored ways to prepare for supply chain disruptions that are predictable using the rich functionality of modern transportation management system (TMS) technology. This week, we explore what is, in many ways, a tougher challenge: planning for unexpected disruptions.
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TMS-Enabled Omnichannel Supply Chains Gearing Up for the Peak Season Challenge

TMS-Enabled Omnichannel Supply Chains Gearing Up for the Peak Season Challenge.Connect

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The 2016 holiday shopping season is expected to deliver increased sales volumes—and new challenges for retailers as they continue to develop omnichannel supply chain models in response to changing consumer buying patterns.
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7 Ways to Create a Successful Onsite Resource Relationship

7 Ways to Create a Successful Onsite Resource Relationship.Transportfolio

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So you’ve made the decision to engage with a global logistics management provider. Now what? You probably realize it’s critically important to keep everything flowing smoothly—especially during the transition and implementation. But figuring out how to do that may elude you. The answer may be to have someone from your new provider actually work in your building. A strategic onsite resource is often a great option whether you’re getting started or have been working with logistics providers for years.
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