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Plug & Play Software Gives A Granular View of Each Order

Plug & Play Software Gives A Granular View of Each Order

Swivel makes the supply chain more transparent without the need for complicated systems.  Tighter inventory management is becoming the newest focus as buyers look for additional areas where they can squeeze hidden costs out of the system. More agile inventory management is one of them.This requires a much sharper view of where each order is in the supply chain and clever software from Swivel Software is making this much more accessible for both buyers and suppliers. Getting Granul...
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Finding Hidden Savings in Transportation Costs

Finding Hidden Savings in Transportation Costs

Can you reduce shipping costs, without compromising on service? AFMS says most companies can. In a market where every cent matters, being able to reduce transportation costs, without sacrificing service, could be a game changer for companies looking for ways to improve their margins. “Logistics has gotten a lot more complicated,” said Ken Asztalos, VP Transportation Strategies at AFMS, a company that provides transportation intelligence.  “Today you need to look ...
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Faster is Better, but is it Worth the Price?

Faster is Better, but is it Worth the Price?

Brands and retailers are wrestling with finding the right balance between speed and transportation costs. The big win: having the right product, in the right place, at the right time.
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How Better Back End Systems Can Drive Better Profits

How Better Back End Systems Can Drive Better Profits

Shortening lead times is becoming increasingly critical, the challenge is how to do this – particularly when there’s a very complex and well entrenched legacy ‘infrastructure’ in place.
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