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It’s well known that inventory management is a key driver of supply chain value. No other logistics area contributes as much to supply chain cost reduction. Unfortunately, the average business’s inventory management strategy has struggled to keep pace with the global, multi-party outsourcing of the...

Danville, Calif.– 12 September, 2017 – DW Morgan Company, today announced that it has received the 2017 Excellence in Partner IT Collaboration award from Cisco®. This prestigious award recognizes Morgan for demonstrating excellence in the implementation of a program, process or initiative that leverages information technologies, relationships, or...

Modern supply chains are always changing. The state of the industry is evolving, with more businesses adapting their supply chain infrastructure to try to create competitive advantage. But in a world of globalized and complex supply chains, this is no easy task. Even modest supply...

Transportation expenses are a significant part of supply chain costs. Unfortunately, they’re also one of the most difficult variables to optimize. Cost-efficient transportation relies on each supply chain vendor to route inventory along optimal distribution routes, but in our era of globalized supply chains, optimized shipping...

Greater capacity is an understandable goal in supply chain optimization, but current the current state of inventory management makes it nearly impossible to achieve. Businesses struggle to meet customer needs during periods of peak demand, and they invest substantial sums in increasing capacity to meet...

Many third-party logistics (3PL) companies promise to optimize the supply chain through minor tweaks to established workflows. And while most supply chains have plenty of room for improvement, fine-tuning optimizations are not enough these days to provide true competitive advantage. According to 2016 research by APICS,...

In part one of our series on environmental assessment, we discussed the concept of “following the frog” and how transportation logistics providers must make sustainability a priority in supply chain optimization. Here, we’ll review how these providers can begin these assessments and what steps can be...

Logistics are all about efficiency. And of the numerous efficiency metrics that logistics companies monitor daily, we posit a new one: “Does your transportation logistics company follow the frog?” Follow the Frog What exactly does it mean to follow the frog? Those familiar with environmental sustainability may already know. “The...

A supply chain is more than just a process for getting products into customer hands—it’s a comprehensive system that tests the efficiency of organizations and their partners. Supply chains filled with inefficient processes, high costs, rushed fulfillments, and uncoordinated suppliers can be a significant drag...

The B2B supply chain for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) is complex and challenging to optimize. This complexity, with multiple suppliers, global transportation and dynamic distribution requirements, highlights the need for a new approach to supply chain. Of course, any discussion about new strategies suggests risk and...