Logistics Strategy in Manufacturing and Distribution

When you’re developing a logistics strategy for your manufacturing or distribution company, it’s not a simple matter of picking a shipper and being done with it. Logistics may seem like a small component of your business, but in reality, it’s second only to product quality in terms of the impact it has on your customer.…

Key challenges of  today’s retail sector

Retail & Distribution Key challenges of  today’s retail sector The outlook for today’s retailers and wholesale distributors remains challenging. Many retailers find themselves confronted by unpredictable consumer spending and increasing competition. Wholesale distributors are leveraging emerging technologies and developing an integrated supply chain strategy in an effort to attain operational excellence and market differentiation. Key issues…

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Warehouse & Distribution Best Practices

Warehouse & Distribution Best Practices For years, warehousing, distribution and manufacturing were largely invisible to the corporate enterprise. Of course senior-level executives knew they had plants, warehouses and distribution centers, but they didn’t necessarily know what purpose they served. How else do we explain the trend toward outsourcing manufacturing to contract manufacturers and distribution to…