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RFID in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

September 12, 2005

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RFID technology will be a critical tool for combating drug counterfeiting and improving public safety. The question for pharmaceutical companies is where to start and how best to deploy RFID technology in complex supply chains. This article examines some of the key considerations and opportunities for RFID solutions in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Symptoms of […]

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U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Modernization and Portfolio Management

September 12, 2005

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Smart warfare. We never stop trying to fight battles better – to increase the effectiveness and lethality of our Marines when confronting the enemy. By doing so we accomplish our missions faster and save lives. At the opposite end of the spectrum from the battlefield, on a much less visible front, we never stop trying […]

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Managing the Aviation and Defense Supply Chain

September 12, 2005

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Effective management of the supply chain over the last decade has helped several leading corporations gain market share, reduce costs and deliver more value to their shareholders. However, the aviation and defense industry has lagged its peers in adopting supply chain management practices. If one digs deeper, they will find several reasons that have driven […]

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Supply Chain Services for Aviation And Defense Aftermarket

September 12, 2005

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Aviall, Inc. (NYSE:AVL) is a leading provider of aftermarket supply chain management services for the aviation and defense industries. As the world’s largest independent provider of aviation parts, the Aviall Services business unit markets and distributes products for over 220 manufacturers and offers approximately 660,000 catalog items from 37 customer service centers located in North […]

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Architecting the Liquid Supply Chain

September 12, 2005

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A common supply chain misconception equates “liquids” with “process industries.” A huge opportunity for discrete and service industries lies in recognizing the quantity of liquids that flow through these industries and exploiting the operational, financial and strategic benefits that liquid-oriented logistics offers. Since supply chain networks for liquid products are fundamentally different from those for […]

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Cardinal Logistics Delivers the ‘Final Mile’ of the Supply Chain

September 12, 2005

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For some of the nation’s leading retailers and manufacturers looking to find the right third-party logistics and transportation partner to help move their products into the hands of consumers, one consistent name continues to rise to the top – Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation (Cardinal). Headquartered in Concord, N.C., Cardinal is one of the fastest-growing third-party […]

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Interview: Tom Hostetler, CEO, Cardinal Logistics

September 12, 2005

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ASCET: Cardinal Logistics is a relatively small company with some very big clients – KraftMaid Cabinetry, The Home Depot, Best Buy, Office Depot, IKEA and Georgia-Pacific to name a few. How are you working with your clients in terms of warehouse, inventory and transportation management? Are you using RFID, bar coding? Tom Hostetler (TH): We’re […]

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The New Priorities for Transportation Management Success

September 12, 2005

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The dramatic rise in freight rates, truck capacity shortages and hours of service pressures means that adversarial, pricebased carrier relationships are no longer effective. Companies that stick with their traditional approaches to transportation management are in for a rude awakening. They will find their freight costs rising and will find it increasingly difficult to meet […]

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The Leading Transportation Management Network

September 12, 2005

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Nistevo is the leading Collaborative Logistics Network for transportation management, a hosted software service that enables manufacturers, retailers, distributors and logistics service providers to view, plan, execute, settle and analyze their inbound and outbound transportation. Organizations of all industries and sizes participate in the network to collaborate with their supply chain partners and execute more […]

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