Smart logistics management involves efficient coordination of staff and materials spread across multiple locations. Sometimes they are at great distances from each other. This is a recipe for confusion, waste, and a general lack of transparency. This can be avoided if logistics organizations are efficient with their client and materials management.

Adopting a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) management model keeps communication between work sites simple, prevents problems from being addressed multiple times at different points in the supply chain, and ultimately saves a lot of time and money over the course of a project. Here's an overview of why SPOC should be a part of any good logistics operation.

Posted: 6/29/2016 10:31:47 AM by Global Administrator | with 0 comments

It wasn't that long ago that companies didn't have much control over the features of their supply chains. The retail industry has changed dramatically since then. Today, retailers have to keep up with what their customers demand. That often means choosing services that add value to their supply chains.

You can choose between several features that add value to your supply chain. The Apparel Logistics Group (TALG) has seen numerous retail companies benefit from these three aspects.

Posted: 6/23/2016 11:30:14 AM by Global Administrator | with 0 comments

Companies use asset utilization to track their efficiency over time. While there are several ways to calculate asset utilization, it's most often determined by dividing a company's revenue by its average total sales. Perhaps more importantly, this can tell you whether you are getting a good return on your investments or whether you are wasting investments in your business.

No matter how efficient your company currently is, there are ways to use asset utilization to improve it and lower supply chain costs.

Posted: 6/8/2016 2:39:37 PM by Global Administrator | with 0 comments

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