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'Sourcing hub' could help create more efficient supply chain, research shows - Phys.Org

'Sourcing hub' could help create more efficient supply chain, research shows - Phys.Org | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Science Codex 'Sourcing hub' could help create more efficient supply chain, research shows Phys.Org The lack of communication or collaboration between the big players at either end of the supply chain spectrum prevents companies from gaining...
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Help solve Santa's logistics troubles with a little maths - The Conversation

Help solve Santa's logistics troubles with a little maths - The Conversation | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Help solve Santa's logistics troubles with a little maths
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In just one night, Santa has to visit millions of homes to deliver presents. If he could travel at the speed of light, the task would be simple.
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Survey: 80 Pct. Don't See Supply Chain As Strategy Enabler - Manufacturing.net

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Survey: 80 Pct. Don't See Supply Chain As Strategy Enabler Manufacturing.net 11 December 2013 — Hitachi Consulting, the global management consulting and IT services business of Hitachi Ltd, has today released a new research...
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On the road to a greener future for logistics companies - The Guardian

On the road to a greener future for logistics companies - The Guardian | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
The Guardian On the road to a greener future for logistics companies The Guardian Geoff Dossetter, a spokesman for the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK, says that the recession has made logistics companies become as...
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Logistics companies are using technology to reduce their environmental impact while delivering ever more goods

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Co-managed Logistics™ Approach Showcased at HARDI Evolve 13 Conference - PR Newswire (press release)

Co-managed Logistics™ Approach Showcased at HARDI Evolve 13 Conference
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HICKORY, N.C., Dec.
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Transport and logistics to lead internet of things charge - Scoop.co.nz

Transport and logistics to lead internet of things charge - Scoop.co.nz | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Transport and logistics to lead internet of things charge
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Milroy says the big opportunities - at first - will be in the transport and logistics sectors.
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Supply Chain News: Highlights from the 18th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study ... - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain News: Highlights from the 18th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study ... - Supply Chain Digest | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Supply Chain News: Highlights from the 18th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study ...
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Supply Chain by Design on Cost and Service Trade Offs with Air Shipments

Supply Chain by Design on Cost and Service Trade Offs with Air Shipments | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Adding the Ability to Ship Air Changes the Trade Off Between Cost and Service
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Supply Chain Sustainability: What It Really Means to 'Go Green ...

Supply Chain Sustainability: What It Really Means to 'Go Green ... | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
A look at how sustainability can be incorporated into the supply chain through a closer look at one of the company's latest solutions. Sustainability is a hot topic in the food and beverage industry. As manufacturers seek to ...
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Fantastic, Amazing, Fabulous - Supply Chain Standard

Fantastic, Amazing, Fabulous - Supply Chain Standard | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Fantastic, Amazing, Fabulous
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...just some of the comments from the winners in the European Supply Chain Excellence Awards.
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4 Tips to effective logistics

4 Tips to effective logistics | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
A smooth, responsive, transparent and – above all – reliable supply chain is critical to business success in today's rapid-fire, on-demand environment. But how do companies ensure that their logistics infrastructure supports all those qualities?
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Ten Things your company can do to Save Money on Freight

Ten Things your company can do to Save Money on Freight | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
What can I do to save money on freight?  The same question comes up with every shipper I meet.  This is a legitimate concern.  Freight rates are on the rise.The economy is improving slowly and this is pushing up costs.  Motor carriers are...
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Assessing supply-chain risk through 'commodity mapping' - GreenBiz.com (blog)

Assessing supply-chain risk through 'commodity mapping' - GreenBiz.com (blog) | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Assessing supply-chain risk through 'commodity mapping' GreenBiz.com (blog) And it was instantly appealing: a methodology for understanding the geography of one's supply chain, or at least the commodities being purchased, and the environmental...
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Expert Predictions: Logistics in 2014 | Logistical Insights

Expert Predictions: Logistics in 2014 | Logistical Insights | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Find out what industry experts are anticipating for the logistics and transportation industry in 2014.
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Florence G. Ruud's curator insight, January 1, 9:40 AM

The overview focus' on transportation.

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Collaboration: The Key to Innovation in the Logistics Industry ...

Collaboration: The Key to Innovation in the Logistics Industry ... | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Cities across the nation have realized the importance of collaboration and innovation for the transportation industry in their areas. Through the collaboration of industry experts and civic representatives, these organizations are ...
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ICT Innovations Enabling Collaborative Supply Chains (Technical Insights) - PR Newswire (press release)

ICT Innovations Enabling Collaborative Supply Chains (Technical Insights) PR Newswire (press release) In order to attain a transparent bi-directional communication channel between all the stakeholders and pace-up the supply chain, collaboration is...
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Supply Chain Management in the Era of Social Business

Supply Chain Management in the Era of Social Business | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Nevertheless, the opportunities for social business are growing, and nowhere do I see a greater need than in supply chain management, specifically planning systems. Most supply chain planning (SCP) systems today are not ...
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Applications of social networking are easy to see in the business-to-consumer space, in functions, such as sales, marketing, and customer service. But is there also a role for social tools in heavy back-office B2B processes?

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An overview of how supply chain leaders can be part of the solution.

An overview of how supply chain leaders can be part of the solution. | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
I was talking to a client yesterday about the evolution of technologies for the extended supply chain. She stated, “We are having the same conversation over-and-over again. I left supply chain and went to Europe for four years, ...
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Transformation of the logistics industry has just begun, says new book - Canadian Transportation & Logistics

Transformation of the logistics industry has just begun, says new book - Canadian Transportation & Logistics | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Transformation of the logistics industry has just begun, says new book Canadian Transportation & Logistics LONDON, U.K.--: The global logistics market has evolved rapidly over the past two decades from one characterised by multiple, fragmented and...
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Per Olof Arnäs's curator insight, December 3, 2013 6:12 AM

Ny bok om logistikbranschens transformation.  

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Hannah Kain: To avoid risk in your global supply chain, consider these points - Smart Business Network

Hannah Kain: To avoid risk in your global supply chain, consider these points - Smart Business Network | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Hannah Kain: To avoid risk in your global supply chain, consider these points Smart Business Network Supply chain events are increasingly showing up in business news, whether it's regarding product shortages that cause customer dissatisfaction and...
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Per Olof Arnäs's curator insight, December 4, 2013 6:02 AM

SC Risk management.

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Develop 'circular' supply chains to tackle 'resource crunch' - Supply Management

Develop 'circular' supply chains to tackle 'resource crunch' - Supply Management | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Develop 'circular' supply chains to tackle 'resource crunch'
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Firms need to develop “circular supply chains” to deal with the problem of dwindling natural resources and increasing commodity prices.
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Smarter ways to plan and optimize transport and logistics with ...

Smarter ways to plan and optimize transport and logistics with ... | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
This week we're showcasing the Transport and Logistics Industry and the ways they're relying on Google Maps for Business to get people, products and assets to their destinations faster. GPS technology and digital mapping ...
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Congratulations to 2013 Green Award Winners - Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Congratulations to 2013 Green Award Winners - Supply & Demand Chain Executive | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Congratulations to 2013 Green Award Winners Supply & Demand Chain Executive The 2013 Green Supply Chain Awards recognize companies making green or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, and are working to achieve measurable...
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Analysis: Adapting supply chains for international expansion - Retail Week

Analysis: Adapting supply chains for international expansion - Retail Week | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Analysis: Adapting supply chains for international expansion Retail Week But, as one fashion retail supply chain director points out, such green intentions have sometimes been abandoned since the recession and instead much of the focus is on...
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Four Scenarios for the Collaborative Economy | Initiative Wirtschaftsdemokratie

Four Scenarios for the Collaborative Economy | Initiative Wirtschaftsdemokratie | Collaborative Logistics | Scoop.it
Collective-oriented processes of open innovation, user-led innovation, co-creation and co-design, through platforms or companies, are manifestations of the recognition of community-driven productive innovation.
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