The Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center or TMAC is hosting the following event on September 18, 2013 in Arlington Texas.

The Supply Chain Optimization Initiative is based on establishing a comprehensive view of the Supply Chain and improving the visibility and … Read more

 

I recently reviewed the McGladrey Distribution Monitor Report for 2013 and I was not surprised to see that 50% of the 379 participants in this study use some type of cloud computing for systems or applications.   The most common use … Read more

 

Appolis_1It can be difficult to maintain real-time inventory counts when inventory leaves the warehouse with field technicians.  Parts can be consumed at a customer’s site, damaged in transit or on location, returned, or transferred to other technicians or warehouses.  Monitoring Read more

 

Just like the constant evolution in technology, the world of logistics is also evolving.  How people connect with businesses and shop for products and services is changing, creating changes in the supply chain and logistics.  At the forefront is DHL, Read more

 

Recent changes in the overseas markets are raising the prices of commodities, which is making buying locally more lucrative.  In addition, according to a joint study conducted by ISIS Research Centre, LOCO BC and Columbia Institute, companies that purchase commodities … Read more

 

Sell, sell, sell, that’s the nature of the game.  Sales executives need to meet new prospects, prepare more quotes, and close more deals.  While there are a lot of opportunities to improve sales, many businesses overlook the nuances of the … Read more

 

When analyzing profitability, the question of outsourcing is bound to come up.  Should you outsource functions such as order fulfillment and shipping to third party providers?  Well, that depends on your need for control versus your need to cut costs, … Read more

 

Most manufacturers, as well as retail and technology businesses, are aware of the importance of a strong supply chain as it correlates to productivity and profitability.  As a result, the consulting firms that work with these businesses, and the businesses … Read more

 

I am easily distracted by the bright, flashy screens of the latest and greatest gadgets in today’s marketplace.  I enjoy looking at new technology to see how it can improve my daily work and home lives, only my enjoyment comes … Read more

 

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Both large and small companies invest an enormous amount of money on inventory every year.  Smaller companies typically track inventory in a manual intensive paper driven process where larger companies have dedicated departments monitoring and tracking inventory.

At a … Read more

 

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