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Warehouse Management Systems are Critical for Customer-Centricity in the Post-COVID 19 Era
Terence Leung
Blue Yonder

As e-commerce growth is continuing at a rapid pace, companies are having to rapidly change their logistics footprint (both operational and physical) and fulfillment to match rising customer expectations. As we move into a post-COVID-19 environment, logistics executives plan to implement or enhance their technology, including warehouse management systems (WMS), transportation management system (TMS), artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) capabilities, and cloud infrastructure, as highlighted by the recent 2021 Blue Yonder Logistics Executive Survey.

Top of mind are logistics systems related to the fulfillment process improvement and the scalability of IT infrastructure, as customer-centricity has become the way to win. Per our understanding, this current landscape is also reflected in the recently r ...  >>

Understanding risk in pharmaceutical supply chains
Risk in pharmaceuticals is often associated with drug shortages: events that prevent patients getting the right medicines at the right time. In traditional supply chains, supply risk is typically managed through increased inventory. However, excessive inventory is unsustainable, and may conceal the variety of factor  >>

Job Opportunities
 
Imaging Order Management Logistics Specialist
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips
Quality Manufacturing Engineer
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips
Global Supplier Account Manager
     
     Home Based  -  PERM  -  Philips
Supply Chain Quality Engineer
     
     Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips
Electrical Engineer - Procurement
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips
Supply Chain Project Manager
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips
Transportation Manager - Americas Region
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips
Category Sourcing Manager
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips
Transport Specialist (Nashville, TN)
     
     Nashville, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Philips
Supply Planner
     
     Murrysville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips
Physical Distribution Manager
     
     Lockbourne, Ohio  -  PERM  -  Philips
Material Handler 3
     
     Reedsville, Pennsylvania  -  PERM  -  Philips
Procurement Manager Bay Area, CA
     
     Bay Area, CA  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group
Procurement Director Bay Area, CA
     
     Bay Area, CA  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group
Sourcing Manager North Carolina
     
     North Carolina  -  PERM  -  Teldar Group
 

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Last update 10 May 2022
April PMI rises to seven-month high amid stronger demand, despite sharper price increases
   Source: S&P Global US Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
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Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

Maximum safety and reliability and reducing the costs for our customers at the same time: we are able to offer the chemical industry an extensive range of chemical logistics services that hardly any other logistics specialist can match. It is our goal to harmonise our services with your specifications in s...

Warehouse Management Systems are Critical for Customer-Centricity in the Post-COVID 19 Era

As e-commerce growth is continuing at a rapid pace, companies are having to rapidly change their logistics footprint (both operational and physical) and fulfillment to match rising customer expectations. As we move in...


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Resources
 
Erema: Gaining a competitive edge through preferential exports

Erema, an Austrian manufacturer of recycling systems, uses AEB software to accelerate the proper classification of its components, manage supplier’s declarations, and ensure compliance in its exports. Erema ship...

In Pricing, Success Breeds Success

A.T. Kearney's Pricing Full Potential (PFP) Analyzer does the heavy lifting when it comes to pricing. The more market power you have, the more you can still gain from your pricing strategy.In the summer of 2013, A.T. Kea...


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