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What is Procurement vs. Purchasing?

In this 8-minutes video, Trent Morris will answer these following questions that are certainly very helpful for those confused between the difference of Procurement and Purchasing. What’s the difference between Procurement and Purchasing? Can we use the terms...

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Procurement Tips

Procurement Tips

Procurement Tips: Know the business strategy; understanding what the business wants to do and how the business wants to do it.  Understand who and establish who has the authority to do what within the business Understanding what the business’ objectives are around the...

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Are You Keeping up with Supply Chain Progress?

Are You Keeping up with Supply Chain Progress?

  If you're a supply chain or logistics professional, you probably have more need than most to keep your eyes and ears open for changes and new supply chain trends. There are few other corners of industry and commerce in which change is such a constant. Indeed of...

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International Logistics & Trade

International Logistics & Trade

Trent Morris who had considerable experience with International Logistics, International Trade (and Shipping as well) is here with us to explain “What are INCO Terms and the Principles of International Logistics and International Trade”. The challenge with Incoterms...

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Working In Supply Chain Overseas

Working In Supply Chain Overseas

Carly Cummings, one of our guest speakers for the Supply Chain Leaders Academy, has had some impressive Supply Chain roles around South East Asia and she’s sharing with us the benefits of getting to work overseas in a very different culture and environment. Want to...

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Habit Change

Habit Change

3 Key Tips How To Change Your Bad Habits Make your environment work on your side Try to stack your habits Pick something that’s not too hard Watch this video as Bec Rowe, Corporate Wellness Specialist from Groundwork Wellbeing elaborates these 3 tips plus bonus info...

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Supply Chain Strategy & KPI

Supply Chain Strategy & KPI

The topic I discussed from the recent seminar, 33 Sins, is supply chain strategy and KPI and how these things should link together. In this video, you may want to take a closer look at the Strategy Model Diagram and the Supply Chain Management Venn Diagram I prepared...

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Sins In Inventory Management

Sins In Inventory Management

With regards to inventory management, Keiran mentioned that you should have a discriminatory treatment to your “golden goose”. Replenish the orders frequently, check your inventories – and do things to preference the most profitable item on your stocks. Don’t worry,...

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Warehouse Design And Automation. Do You Need It?

Warehouse Design And Automation. Do You Need It?

Mal Walker will show us what’s around warehouse design and automation. As you might not know yet, he is one of our expert consultants in Logistics Bureau and he’s been going across the US to check out on the latest warehousing technologies including automation. No...

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Freight Company Challenges

Freight Company Challenges

If you want to learn how to deal with freight issues and challenges, watch intently to this video as John Cole – one of the leading experts on freight in Australia (and not to mention one of our Consulting Managers at Logistics Bureau) talks about it and shares...

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What Is Product Slotting?

What Is Product Slotting?

How to minimize warehouse direct labour cost for picking? Try Product Slotting! Here we are with one of the experts that we have at Logistics Bureau on product slotting – John Monck and in this video, John will explain to us what is product slotting, how it can...

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Running Out Of Warehouse Space?

Running Out Of Warehouse Space?

Let’s ask our in-house consultant, John Monck, who specialises in warehouse design about how he managed to solve one warehouse capacity issue. His solutions are brilliant! Let’s hear it from him. Subscribe to our Youtube Channel   Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne Email:...

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One Of The Best KPI Ever

One Of The Best KPI Ever

In this video, we are going to reveal and demystify one of the best KPIs ever formulated for business benchmarking (internal that is). Look closely at the simple slide presentation which came from an actual case study and get your calculators ready! Let’s watch it....

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What Is The Shape Of Your Supply Chain Network?

What Is The Shape Of Your Supply Chain Network?

What shape should your Supply Chain Network be, and what are the factors that drive the shape of it? Look closely at the diagram that I was about to show you here in this video. P.S. I got the idea of this topic because of a LinkedIn comment so feel free to put your...

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