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Q&A: Labor Management…Works!

Every company seeks maximum return on investment, and labor is one of the most expensive assets in a distribution center. A labor management system (LMS) is an integral part of realizing the maximum benefit of both the people and technologies in a distribution operation. 

Read full post  |  Posted by Louis J. Cerny, Vice President on 06.26.17


5 Reasons to Consider Hydrogen Fuel Cells over Batteries for Mobile Equipment

If considering adding new mobile equipment to an operation or replacing a fleet, hydrogen fuel cells are certainly worth consideration. Here are five reasons why. 

Read full post  |  Posted by Patrick S. Sedlak, Principal on 02.21.17


The Supply Chain at the End of the Earth (1 of 3)

This three-part series explains Sedlak’s work in support of the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernization for Science (AIMS) project of the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) to redesign and reconstruct McMurdo Station on Ross Island, Antarctica. Sedlak’s focus is on optimizing the supply storage facilities and processes. Part 1 describes the adventure of our team’s site visit to the continent and an overview of the history and environment of McMurdo Station.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 11.15.16


A Proactive Approach to Peak Season Breakdowns

Retailers and logistics providers are scrambling to prepare for the upcoming holiday season. Don't wait until after the madness is over to address any peak season breakdowns.

Read full post  |  Posted by Senior Management on 10.31.16


Demystifying Freight Spend: How Shippers Can Get a Better Handle on Their Carriers (2 of 2)

Part two of this two-part series examines how shippers can navigate their carrier relationships and more effectively control freight spend, including rate hikes.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 07.26.16


Demystifying Freight Spend: How Shippers Can Get a Better Handle on Their Carriers (1 of 2)

This two-part series details the factors that affect the price shippers pay carriers to move freight and how shippers can more effectively control freight spend. Part one of this series details the factors and complexities affecting the price shippers pay carriers to move freight.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 07.19.16


Ghosts of Christmas Past: How Retailers Can Avoid a Repeat of 2015’s Holiday Season (3 of 3)

This three-part series explores a number of near-term and long-term moves retailers can make to eliminate or minimize holiday season fulfillment headaches and ensure their supply chain is up to the task.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 07.12.16


Ghosts of Christmas Past: How Retailers Can Avoid a Repeat of 2015’s Holiday Season (2 of 3)

This three-part series explores a number of near-term and long-term moves retailers can make to eliminate or minimize holiday season fulfillment headaches and ensure their supply chain is up to the task.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 07.05.16


Ghosts of Christmas Past: How Retailers Can Avoid a Repeat of 2015’s Holiday Season (1 of 3)

This three-part series explores a number of near-term and long-term moves retailers can make to eliminate or minimize holiday season fulfillment headaches and ensure their supply chain is up to the task.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 06.28.16


Change Management: A Critical Component of Project Success

Sedlak consultant Lisa Betts recently completed certification in change management with Change Guides. She provides some of her insights from the course in Change Guides' spring newsletter and in today's post.

Read full post  |  Posted by Senior Management on 06.10.16


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