Supply Chain Management Blog

Understanding ISO:9000

Source: https://www.iso.org/iso-9001-quality-management.html

Source: https://www.iso.org/files/live/sites/isoorg/files/archive/pdf/en/pub100304.pdf

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Packaging Symbols

Source: http://www.bosch.us/supplier_web_documents/ASTMD5445_2005.pdf

Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)

Source: https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ctpat_brochure.pdf

Source: https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/CTPAT%27s%20Five%20Step%20Risk%20Assessment%20Process.pdf

US Department of Transportation

Source: https://www.transportation.gov

Pallets Selection Factors

Source: https://www.iso.org/committee/48928/x/catalogue

Adidas and Amazon Re-Write The Rules on Supply Chain Management

If you ask any typical company on how much they want to spend on their supply chain, the immediate answer would be zero. No one wants to spend on supply chain. It is always a battle for supply chain professionals between supply chain cost and customer service. 

But here are two companies, Adidas and Amazon demonstrated that by making some additional investments

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Ten Reasons You Should Consider A Career in Logistics

Though this article is specifically written for the US audience in mind, but it gives us the points to ponder why you should be happy for being in supply chain or logistics field. This article is written by Philip Rudy, from DiakonLogistics.com and gives us the following ten points.

  1. New opportunities are opening in logistics
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Delight to Watch – Hyperloop One – A Journey So Far

At least for the last 100 years or so human race is stuck with the present forms of transportation (rail, truck, water, pipeline and air) of goods and people. I am not denying that we have made great progress in terms of performance, efficiency and comfort, but the forms of transportation remain the same.

The point I would like to make here is that it no longer going to be the same if everything goes

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Need for SOP in Warehouses

Standard Operating Procedure shortly known as SOP is a tool for process improvement and standardization. Though SOP dates back to several hundred years, it is still not effectively used by the supply chain industry.

In this article, we would like to delve into the unique opportunities offered by SOPs to warehouse operations. SOPs are the documents that help organizations to make the best

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Warehousing Trends in India

Association For Supply Chain Management (ASCM), USA