Right now is an exciting time for small businesses. No longer just the foray of local, family-run cafés, many of today’s small businesses are cutting-edge technology and manufacturing companies that have a real chance of displacing bigger legacy suppliers. Modern small businesses may be well-funded in many cases, but their supply chain profile tends to … Read moreGet Your Small Business Supply Chain Right from the Start
Increasingly high consumer expectations have led to the need for better inventory control. Consumers expect what they want to be in stock and be delivered quickly, on time, and for free. How can multichannel operations keep up? With automated inventory management software, of course! A recent article from Retail Logistics International, by Greg Henry, vice … Read moreImprove Multichannel with Better Inventory Control
When companies sell goods to customers, a supply chain is involved that impacts all aspects of the business. Many people believe that supply chain management is nothing more than supplier management. While this is indeed a big part of the job, there is actually a lot more to it than that. Supplier management entails negotiating … Read moreWhat Elements Make up Supply Chain Management?
A concerning new survey has found that many firms have “significant room for improvement” in terms of supply chain management. According to the survey, which was carried out by Grant Thornton LLP on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), many manufacturers are neglecting to address the potential issues in their supply chain that … Read morePoll Finds Supply Chains Not Ready for Change