It’s finally #SupplyChainGeek Friday!
Did you know that this past Tuesday was the second annual National Forklift day?! I thought I’d share this picture that includes some tips on forklift safety because we want to make sure #SupplyChainGeeks are not only well informed, but most importantly safe.
- Technology is the ultimate means to creating the three critical traits —visibility, mobility, and flexibility in a warehouse. Inbound Logistics talks about how to build a smarter warehouse.
- Are Companies Doing Enough to Stop Procurement Fraud? Hear this podcast by SupplyChainBrain where they discuss why businesses have failed to stamp out procurement fraud, how it can be detected, and what must be done to stop it. http://www.supplychainbrain.com/content/single-article-page/article/are-companies-doing-enough-to-stop-procurement-fraud/
- Results of the 23rd Annual Study of Trends and Issues in Transportation and Logistics have been released! The results suggests that carriers, driven by a need to maximize profitability, are at a polar opposite with shippers who are focused on reducing costs. The video below goes in depths and explains the results of the survey.
Based on these results, read on to see why the size of a company does not make an organization a Master of Logistics. http://www.supplychain247.com/article/size_of_company_does_not_make_an_organization_a_master_of_logistics.
- “Choosing the right packaging is huge if you want to control dim costs.” Cubing & Weighing: Besting the dim rate dilemma – an article featuring our very own #SupplyChainGeek Chase Sowden! http://www.mmh.com/view/cubing_and_weighing_besting_the_dim_rate_dilemma/packaging
Lastly, each week it seems like we’re always sharing some exciting news! We were named to the Channel Company’s 2015 CRN® Solution Provider 500 (SP 500) for the seventh time! This annual list recognizes the top revenue-generating technology integrators, MSPs and IT consultants in North America. You can check our press release here: www.prlog.org/12463262
Hope you guys have an awesome weekend, till next Friday! 🙂