Procurement Approaches Are Often Fundamentally Flawed, Expert Says

When it comes to procurement, resources are all too often applied to areas where they actually add the least value. According to procurement outsourcing firm Proxima Group’s Chief Client Officer, Guy Strafford, value creation is potentially the greatest during the engagement and management stages, and yet few procurement resources are normally applied at these points. … Read more

How Modern Supply Chains are Bouncing Back After Disruptions

Despite your best efforts, disruptions can and do occur in supply chains. You might not be able to completely eliminate the possibility of disruptions, but one thing you can do is make sure your firm is able to bounce back quickly when they do strike. The digitization of supply chains, however, is throwing a wrench … Read more

Sanitary Transportation Rules Positive, but Compliance is Costly

The FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) put in place a number of different rules with various compliance dates since being signed back in 2011. The FSMA Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food is aimed at keeping foods safe from contamination while they are transported. It affects not only shippers but … Read more

Logistics Trends for 2017

The logistics world is changing at a rapid pace, and firms need to stay on top of the newest developments if they want to stay afloat. Here is a look at the top new innovations businesses should be embracing. Data delivery The cost of storing and analyzing vast amounts of data is relatively low, and … Read more