Articles | December 2013

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Magaly Garza

Reader Profile

Magaly Garza Takes on the World

As international business manager at, Magaly Garza supports global market growth and develops new distribution channels.


Ed Smith

Online Exclusive3PL Line: Third-Party Logistics PerspectivesEd Smith

Improving Efficiencies and Costs in the Energy Supply Chain

Energy companies have responded to the escalating cost of doing business by looking for savings in the indirect material supply chain. As a result, many are struggling to optimize maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) functions.

Keith Biondo

Checking InKeith Biondo

Visions of Customer Service

Companies such as Amazon show delivery speed and logistics agility provide the customer service levels retailers need to win.

Kris Kosmala

Online ExclusiveGreen Landscape: Supply Chain SustainabilityKris Kosmala

Optimized Operations Are Green Operations

Ocean shipping lines have made significant progress to optimize operations, leading to reduced costs and environmental impact.

Geoff Milsom

Online ExclusiveIT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyGeoff Milsom

A New Paradigm in Vendor Partner Management

Implementing tools and processes that enable better shipment visibility and control of in-transit inventory helps improve vendor partner management.

Jon Winsett

IT Matters: Logistics & Supply Chain TechnologyJon Winsett

Seeking Innovation? Stop IT Overspending

Companies must identify and eliminate overspending on supply chain IT solutions to free up capital for new projects.

Paul A. Myerson

The Lean Supply ChainPaul A. Myerson

Tapping Technology To Improve Lean Warehouses

Tools such as electronic data interchange (EDI) and advanced picking solutions support lean supply chain operations.

Tim Conroy

Viewpoint: Logistics & Supply Chain AnalysisTim Conroy

Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Tackles Track-and-Trace Challenges

Track-and-trace regulations require pharmaceutical shippers to adapt production and distribution processes to ensure compliance.


Ten Tips

Implementing a Pick-to-Light Solution

The right pick-to-light system can help increase productivity, improve accuracy, and increase picking speeds.


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