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5 Keys to Supply Chain Readiness in the Holiday Rush

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syedzunair
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Reverse Logistics!
syedzunair   9/28/2013 7:37:45 AM
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Building a reverse logistics strategy is a great idea but in some industry segments it would be very difficult to make a sound strategy. I believe it is one of the things in the supply chain field that has not been explored to its true potential. 

syedzunair
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Re: Tech to the rescue?
syedzunair   9/28/2013 7:34:11 AM
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Rodney: 

There are systems that plan for entire Plant & Logistics Maintanence including sales. Through Electronic Data Exchange - EDI, vendors and customers can keep a close watch on the demand and supply. If information systems are integrated an order from a customer will automatically reflect in the demand. On the other hand, the customer can keep a track of the batches that have been produced or sent by the vendor to them. 

Hailey Lynne McKeefry
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Re: Tech to the rescue?
Hailey Lynne McKeefry   9/27/2013 7:14:53 PM
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@Rodney, there are logistics planning systems and also service organizatoins. it's a challenging task though, and complex. Take a look (all) at a recent piece from Brian Fuller on that very topic: nfographic: Traceability Issues in the Supply Chain

Rodney Brown
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Tech to the rescue?
Rodney Brown   9/27/2013 3:13:28 PM
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Laurie, what kinds of technology solutions can help with these issues, particularly with 2 and 4, and maybe even with 1?

Laurie Sullivan
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International Readiness?
Laurie Sullivan   9/27/2013 11:57:25 AM
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Can anyone provide insight into whether procurement and logistics strategies differ in other parts of the world and why? These tends to work best for the U.S.



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