The Liquor Control Board of Ontario pioneers a method for automating the assembly of pallets that incorporate cases of multiple dimensions. The result: big savings in labor costs, a safer work environment, a streamlined D.C. operation and better service to retail outlets.
Looking to get closer to the customer, Lennox Residential undertakes a dramatic expansion of its distribution network. Simultaneously, it looks to cut costs, optimize inventory and improve the demand forecast.
Good data is critical to a company's decisions on where to site manufacturing, distribution and services facilities. But too much data can paralyze planners. HP has found a way to cut through the noise and react more quickly to changes in the market.
Manual collection of needed data on the condition and availability of equipment that the warfighter needs gives way to a life cycle management operational support tool.
Hewlett Packard optimizes the procurement processes of its global inkjet printer production operations by gaining visibility into component costs and product usage.
When Shared Support Services of Southeastern Ontario went looking for a 3PL that had expertise in the healthcare industry, it found a true partner in SCI Logistics.
Wearable technology is not only creating new business opportunities, it's disrupting the way supply chains work. To design, make and get customers' products to market quicker, Flextronics designed an innovation hub that met all of their supply chain requirements.
To meet the challenge of Amazon.com and other e-commerce rivals, the parent of Sears, Roebuck and Kmart launches an initiative to provide one- to two-day delivery of orders to online shoppers nationwide, drawing on inventory from strategically located stores.
The Philippines-based logistics service provider took a concept born in manufacturing, and applied it to the services sector. The result: a significant bump in service quality and customer satisfaction.
Getting your finished goods to customers damage-free is key, but it never hurts the bottom line to do that cost effectively and in an environmentally friendly manner. Intel accomplished all of that by changing how it packaged its products.
A truck-based "rolling warehouse" helps the Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council reduce maternal and child morbidity and mortality in the country.
PepsiCo undertook the ambitious goal of transforming a Frito-Lay plant in Arizona into a facility with almost no net environmental impact. A finalist in the Supply Chain Innovation Award competition of CSCMP and SupplyChainBrain. [Run Time (Min.): 10:57]
Working with Packsize International, Staples right-sizes corrugate packaging: no more small items in costly large boxes. The winner of the 2013 Supply Chain Innovation award. [Run Time (Min.): 10:12]
IBM continues its journey toward creation of a truly global supply chain, through the use of embedded analytics to gain cross-process visibility. A finalist in the 2013 Supply Chain Innovation Award competition of CSCMP and SupplyChainBrain. [Run Time (Min.): 10:50]
Facing difficult economic trends and new market pressures, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board set out to implement a vendor-managed inventory system to improve planning, forecasting and replenishment. A finalist in the 2013 Supply Chain Innovation Award competition of CSCMP and SupplyChainBrain....