Supply Chain Industry News

Creating value across the supply chain by M Muneer, posted on the Financial Chronicle

Price competition has become intense today with hardly any meaningful differentiation in product or service offerings. While supplying to a customer, the buying department exerts so much pressure on you that you will just want to make a sale and forget about your premium and, in some cases, the margins too! The influence of purchasing managers run pretty high in their industry and can threaten you with blockages and market access in some cases.[Read More…]

Magline Innovation 2014 Addresses Workers’ Compensation Costs, posted on SBWire

Recently, Karl Jensen, National Sales Manager for Magline, discussed how the company is addressing the challenges of Workers’ Compensation by 3PLs, warehouses, distributions centers, and route delivery organizations, as part of the Innovation 2014 initiative. According to Jensen, “Workers’ Compensation costs are a big deal in the delivery and transportation departments. Driver injuries lead to lost production and challenge the whole system when a driver is not able to perform his/her duties. I have been told eliminating just one workers’ compensation claim will more than pay for CooLift.” [Read More…]

The world’s safest food supply chain, posted on Farming Life

Food Fortress, a joint venture between the NI Grain Trade Association (NIGTA) and Queen’s, was officially launched last week by the Department of Agriculture in conjunction with the Livestock and Meat Commission to representatives of the entire agri food chain and received a resounding seal of approval from all sectors.  [Read More…]

Celsis And CoValence Recognised For Transformative Supply Chain Project, posted on Supply Chain Market

The collaboration of Celsis International and CoValence Laboratories has been named the 2013 Supply & Demand Chain Executive (SDCE) Top 100 –“100 Great Supply Chain Projects” for delivering measurable gains in ROI through cost reductions and increased efficiencies in the supply chain. CoValence Laboratories significantly improved its product release process by implementing a rapid screening system from Celsis, a global leader in rapid microbial testing. [Read More…]

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