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Lift Truck Maintenance Tips That Matter

Lift Truck Maintenance Tips That Matter

In many supply chain organisations, the warehouse workhorse, otherwise known as the lift truck, doesn’t receive the maintenance attention that it deserves.     While many logistics companies wouldn’t dream of letting goods-vehicle maintenance schedules slip,...

Who Should Care About Financial Risks in Your Supply Chain?

Who Should Care About Financial Risks in Your Supply Chain?

Running a supply chain or even running part of one, is a risky business today and there are two main reasons why that’s so. Firstly, the strategic partnerships often brokered to take advantage of raw material access and low-cost labor, distribute modern supply chains...

Is The Cloud on Your Supply Chain IT Shopping List?

Is The Cloud on Your Supply Chain IT Shopping List?

It’s that time of year again when supply chain leaders start to think about business technology and which new trends they should incorporate into supply chain IT strategy. If you’re in an IT management role, this probably means you’ll soon be called upon to put sourcing and implementation plans in place. But what technology advances do you expect your business colleagues to set their sights on for 2016?

Procurement and Logistics: Is Your Company Building Bridges?

Procurement and Logistics: Is Your Company Building Bridges?

If you work in procurement, how would you rate the relationship between your function and that of logistics within your organization? If the two departments collaborate harmoniously and you can honestly say they are integrated, your company is probably in the minority...