Balancing Just-in-Time with Just-in-Case – Inbound Logistics

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December 07, 2021 | By Robert Kriewaldt Tags: Inventory Management, Risk Management, Fulfillment Supply chain leaders must adjust their inventory management strategies, balancing the Lean efficiencies of Just-in-Time with the higher inventory levels of Just-in-Case. Supply chain best practices have trended toward Lean inventory and production models for decades. The […]

Bringing Insight and Savings to a Retailer’s Freight Spend

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January 31, 2022 Tags: Retail, Finance, Transportation AFS helped an agricultural supply retailer achieve freight savings through spend optimization and a more flexible carrier mix, as well as gain benefits from an automated shipping process. The Challenge Throughout its 35-year history, an agricultural supply retailer has quickly grown through acquisitions […]

Securing Capacity While Pivoting for Peak Season – Hub Group

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September 14, 2018 Tags: Trucking, Logistics, Retail Logistics, Supply Chain A home goods retailer turned to Hub Group to secure capacity in the face of a hectic peak season. The Challenge As a major retailer specializing in housewares and furniture, Hub Group’s customer was preparing for a peak season poised […]

Harness the Power of Plastic

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May 05, 2022 Tags: Green Logistics, Pallets, Supply Chain, Sustainability Plastic Pallet Pros not only helps clients achieve sustainability goals, the pallet company provides a more cost effective solution, reducing clients’ overall pallet spend. The Challenge Plastic Pallet Pros is dedicated to eliminating misconceptions about plastic pallets. Through a unique […]

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