An Introduction to CPFR in the Supply Chain

An Introduction to CPFR in the Supply Chain

How much do you know about CPFR? If you’ve never heard of it, have a quick read through this post and you’ll understand the basics of CPFR in the supply chain profession. CPFR is the acronym for collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment, a practice...
Why the Procurement Team Should Understand Inbound Freight Costs

Why the Procurement Team Should Understand Inbound Freight Costs

If you work in a procurement or purchasing role, you’re probably involved in purchasing inbound materials. These might be raw materials for a manufacturing facility or perhaps finished goods (if you work for a retail organisation). In any event, you and your team can...
6 Steps Your IT Department Can Take Towards RFID Readiness

6 Steps Your IT Department Can Take Towards RFID Readiness

Are you an IT guy or girl in a logistics or supply chain organisation? If so, radio frequency identification (RFID) might become a feature of your project activity in the future—that is if your company hasn’t already implemented RFID.     The adoption of...
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,...