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Do You Really Need Multiple Distribution Channels?

Jul 11, 2013 No Comments by

Many companies have a single distribution channel, and in most cases, this is all that is needed. For others, however, it’s a good idea to have two or even three ways of delivering the goods. In some cases, a company’s needs will change over time as it adapts to an evolving marketplace. If a firm is in […]

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Tips for Obtaining Government Incentives for Green Commercial Vehicles

Jun 24, 2013 No Comments by

When our team at Software Advice talks to logistics professionals evaluating dispatch and transportation management systems, many buyers inquire about solutions with fuel management functionality. The reasons for this aren’t surprising: Fuel is a large spend for organizations that transport any amount of goods; Leaders have placed a larger emphasis on improving organization-wide sustainability–namely, the […]

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Send Your Supply Chain to Boot Camp – Gain Efficiency with a Military Strategy

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments by

While the military may not always run like a well-oiled machine during regular days, service personnel know how to rise to the challenge when called to do so. The tactics they use can provide excellent supply chain training for businesses of all kinds. In fact, the veterans of our era are in-demand when it comes […]

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Logistics Job-Postings Up 24 Percent–What Jobs are in Demand?

Feb 17, 2012 No Comments by

Earlier this month, Wanted Analytics announced that job postings for supply chain positions were up 24% over the same 90-day period last year. Great news for the supply chain! But what jobs are in high demand?I went out and interviewed a number of academics, industry professionals and recruiters to gauge what jobs are hot in the industry. […]

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