Monthly Archives: August 2014

Tools of the Trade: a Calendar!

The Boy Scout motto is “Be Prepared”! It’s an important motto for teenage boys, but it can make or break a career for a logistics professional. In our fast-paced world, we need to be able to anticipate disruptions to our … Continue reading

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Tales from the Trenches: Basic E-Mail Elements for Logistics

We use text messages and emails on a daily basis. We write to our friends and family using shortcuts and abbreviations like “LOL” and “OMG”. In working with our “Millennial” material planners at our plants, that they are using these … Continue reading

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Tools of the Trade: Center of Gravity Analysis

Most of the larger corporations have a person, persons or department dedicated to network optimization. These folks have the sophisticated tools to determine the best modes and nodes for their material flows based on origin points, destinations, shipment sizes, shipment … Continue reading

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