Category Archives: Office Products SCN Project

Supply Chain Network Project in the office products industry

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through ‘Internet of Things’ implementations. Key to both of these pilots were … Continue reading

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Supply Chain Network Top Ten Search Terms – Q4 2008

In July 2008, a customized Google Search function was established for the Supply Chain Network site and now after six months, we’re pleased to highlight the Top Ten Supply Chain Network Search Terms! Click on each of the terms listed … Continue reading

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Top 10 Projects with Supply Chain Impact

Many people continue to plod on daily simply dealing with the day to day customer service and supplier issues that come along with the operation of most supply chains. In some cases individuals at mid-size companies feel that they don’t … Continue reading

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Mobilizing Industry SCNs – Part Two

In the introductory article in this series, mobilization of an industry supply chain network began with the establishment of a group of likeminded individuals and companies followed by the creation and accurate loading of a complete product data catalogue. Now … Continue reading

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We have now launched our free weekly newsletter at SupplyChainNetwork.com which will be delivered every Monday morning with the latest on rfid, logistics and supply chain management. If you’d like to subscribe to receive the latest available information on logistics, … Continue reading

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The Need for SCM Standards

Have you felt the great inertia which seems to have been holding back the advancement of total supply chain management over the past few years? It’s hard to put your finger on, but it truly exists as companies are uncertain … Continue reading

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NACDS 2007 Supply Chain & Logistics Conference

Staples Business Depot (Canada) Demonstrates Benefits of RFID (presentation) 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Staples Business Depot, the Canadian subsidiary of the international office-products retailer, completed an end-to-end supply-chain pilot in 2006 with a group of its vendors to their … Continue reading

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RFID Results for SCN Project with Staples

From RFID Journal: ” The results of a three-month pilot program launched by Staples Business Depot are in. Several of the project’s successes were revealed at the RFID Journal Industry Summits conference in Chicago this week. Among them: The 270-store … Continue reading

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Staples and its partners get full visibility with RFID

From Purchasing b2b: One thing is for certain, RFID has been talked about enough—in the media, at trade shows and industry conferences. Like a parachute jumper receiving endless instruction in the plane, there comes a time when you just have … Continue reading

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