A third-party quality control service operates as a support for your supply chain. Whether you source locally or internationally, quality control requires constant attention. When your product must meet certain requirements to sell, verifying the capabilities of your suppliers is critical.
When it comes to quality control and assurance, your business should embrace the best services …Read More
Amazon has no doubt set the bar high for online retailers trying to compete with their “free shipping” business model. The e-commerce giant has gobbled up an increasingly large slice of the online retail pie, leaving smaller e-commerce merchandisers, along with traditional brick-and-mortar retailers, scrambling to keep up. Failure to match the free-shipping option might …Read More
Thanks to companies like Amazon, the e-commerce business model is growing at a phenomenal rate. Powered by the top trends in e-commerce logistics, shippers have an amazing opportunity to increase efficiency and profitability while reducing freight costs. Innovations within the logistics and manufacturing industries, ranging from 3D printing to active RFID tracking, will help shippers …Read More
Logistics Management is critical to the success of manufactures, importers, and distributors.
Whatever the size of your business, you must understand the importance of organized logistics to meet customer demands. Excellence in Logistics Management gives companies a competitive advantage over their competitors. Logistics decisions can be the differentiator between success and failure of a company. When …Read More
UVeritech is the leading supplier of high-quality counterfeit detection and ID verification equipment to the loss prevention industry. UVeritech’s fraud verification system is fast, efficient and cost effective as evidenced by the fact that over recent years they have shipped over 400,000 units of the UV-16 to companies such as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, …Read More
It’s no secret that transportation and delivery costs are a large part of manufacturing. While factories can work to reduce costs and create tight relationships to streamline their suppliers and customers, 3D printing options work to reduce the burden of delivery. By stationing local manufacturing centers in strategic markets the supply chain length is reduced …Read More
The children’s card game of “Go Fish” is a great guessing game, but not when you are running a global supply chain in the face of increasing congestion and delays.
It’s a great game to play with your kids, but bad to play with your 3PL partners.
Our clients are acutely aware of what is happening at …Read More
Over the past few weeks, the health concern in the news has brought to light how documenting processes and procedures for things is critical for all involved.
While certainly not drawing a parallel to the matters of life and death facing professionals on the front lines of public health, it does show how having instructions helps people do things …Read More
People in medicine are trained to treat the cause, not the symptoms. Prescribing drugs for abdominal pain in lieu of removing an inflamed appendix is not how a good doctor should treat a patient. Yes, they’re hurting, but why are they hurting?
The same is true throughout business.
Why did ‘x’ not happen?
Accepting a service failure “just because” …Read More
The greatest waste of time in business today is having to manually key data that resides in one system into another. Flex Logistics fights inefficiency at every turn (see our last post on our efforts towards lean / 5S) and prefers to share information with our customers via Electronic Data Interchange (or EDI). With this in …Read More