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Why Retailers Need to Take a More Holistic Approach to Improving Supply Chain Efficiency

Why Retailers Need to Take a More Holistic Approach to Improving Supply Chain Efficiency

Supply chain managers’ traditional focus on increasing efficiency by reducing costs, for example on transactional line items such as freight rates, is no longer delivering significant benefits. However, an innovative transportation management partner can deliver ground-breaking ways to increase...[more]


Supply Chain Analysis -- Sourcing Optimization Driving Supply Chain Decision Making

Supply Chain Analysis -- Sourcing Optimization Driving Supply Chain Decision Making

Sourcing optimization projects rely on collaboration across the organization and between external stakeholders. Optimization analyses not only determine optimal decisions based on cost, but also quantify and evaluate strategic business objectives. Utilizing an analytical and comprehensive approach...[more]


Getting to S&OP Success

Getting to S&OP Success

Sales and Operations Planning consistently ranks as one of the top three priorities for management teams. According to industry research, a strong repeatable S&OP process can: •    Improve Working Capital 15%•    Increase Forecast Accuracy 20%•    Grow...[more]


The Inventory Optimization Handbook

The Inventory Optimization Handbook

Every supply chain team must balance inventory investment with service level performance. Without balance, excess inventory accumulates throughout the supply chain and traps vital working capital. Inventory Optimization (IO) can have a huge financial impact by minimizing inventory and freeing up...[more]


Optimum Facility Design

Optimum Facility Design

Facility design involves more than just warehouse configuration. It also calls for strategic thinking that identifies long-term goals and sales strategies, and a significant amount of cooperation among all parties involved. In this white paper, enVista explores the right ways to proceed with a...[more]


The Picking Playbook

The Picking Playbook

While other areas of the distribution center may also have improvement opportunities, picking process optimization usually pays the biggest dividends due to the large headcounts in play as well as the potential to shorten order turn times and get twice the bang for the buck. Whether you are...[more]


Improving E-Commerce Fulfillment Through Business Integration

Improving E-Commerce Fulfillment Through Business Integration

As e-commerce continues to outpace conventional retail, companies of all sizes are finding ways to disrupt traditional business models and seize market share. Unfortunately, many companies fail to properly consider the supply chain challenges unique to e-commerce. Business integration plays a key...[more]


Unlocking Successful Supply Chains in Emerging Markets

Unlocking Successful Supply Chains in Emerging Markets

Emerging markets are on the rise, and buyers knowing how to get long delayed payment terms from these markets will help to open up new avenues for global brands to boost cash flow and working capital, while reducing COGS and taking on the advantage of better supplier relationships. This guide...[more]


Manufacturing in the Age of Uncertainty

Manufacturing in the Age of Uncertainty

Demand is a fickle thing. In today's highly unpredictable manufacturing environment we're seeing huge shifts in demand in global markets and massive disruptions caused by new technological developments, currency fluctuations and political issues. And with manufacturers increasingly offshoring...[more]


Supply Chain Takeaways From the Financial Crisis

Supply Chain Takeaways From the Financial Crisis

No business was immune to the effects of the Financial Crisis, but those in the manufacturing sector were arguably hit the hardest as demand plummeted at alarming rates. Fast forward to today and we still live in a climate of intense uncertainty, where one thing is clear - the traditional supply...[more]


Industrial Electric & Controls Manufacturer Automates Warehouse and Mobilizes Oracle Data

Industrial Electric & Controls Manufacturer Automates Warehouse and Mobilizes Oracle Data

Small, manual warehouse expecting to double capacity and quadruple operations needed to automate processes and remove manual data-entry practices. Mobile workers had no real-time access to core business data from Oracle E-Business Suite, and faced bottlenecks in processing transactions each month...[more]


Shifting the Paradigm of 'One-Size-Fits-All' for Shared Warehousing & Omni-channel Fulfillment

Shifting the Paradigm of ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ for Shared Warehousing & Omni-channel Fulfillment

For companies who require unique omni-channel fulfillment for unique products, and don't have the size or scale to justify a dedicated warehouse, LeSaint Logistics is shifting the paradigms of 'one-size-fits-all' for shared warehousing. Please CLICK HERE to download the whitepaper.[more]


Beyond Basic Forecasting

Beyond Basic Forecasting

Forecasting is the catalyst that determines how your company serves customers, exploits opportunities, and drives performance. Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Marketing teams are all enhanced or diminished by the quality of their company forecasts. The white paper, Beyond Basic...[more]


Top Three Reasons to Embrace an Integrated Business Planning Process

Top Three Reasons to Embrace an Integrated Business Planning Process

Successful sales and operations planning (S&OP) leads to more mature processes such as Integrated Business Planning (IBP) which distills complex, cumbersome, and disconnected tasks into a single integrated process that streamlines and unites planning activities to produce better business...[more]


8 Methods that Improve Forecasting Accuracy

8 Methods that Improve Forecasting Accuracy

Research shows companies that are best at demand forecasting average 15% less inventory, 17% stronger perfect order fulfillment and 35% quicker cash-to-cash cycle times, while having a tenth of the stock-outs of their peers. The new white paper, Eight Methods that Improve Forecasting Accuracy,...[more]


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