Category Archives: Top Ten Savings Ideas

Seven Signs Your Retail Business Needs an Omni-channel Makeover

Are your retail customers finding you less attractive lately? Consider your position on the seven signs shared below and you may decide your retail business needs an omni-channel makeover! This is not just an idle suggestion we’re making as the … Continue reading

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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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Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

At SCI Logistics in addition to fulfilling millions of e-commerce orders on an annual basis, we also spend a significant amount of time studying the optimal methods of helping our customers serve consumers in Canada. And by the way, if … Continue reading

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E-Commerce Success in Canada Depends on Power of Two

Customer demands for more rapid and cost effective e-commerce delivery seem to be increasing on a daily basis. In fact not a week goes by now without my speaking with retailers and etailers that since the dawn of e-commerce have … Continue reading

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Back to School for Supply Chain Professionals!

Yes, sad to say it but this is coming weekend is the last of what has been an absolutely glorious summer! But now it’s time to get back in the saddle and take the world’s supply chains to the next … Continue reading

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Solving the Puzzle of Complex Spend Management

Most organizations have a diverse spend portfolio that includes many simple, several moderately simple and a few complex spends. To address each spend appropriately, we need to understand the dynamics that make each event complex. For starters, let’s look to … Continue reading

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Can You Benefit From Contingency Courier Cost Savings?

As the recession continues in the world’s economies many are looking for opportunities to save on expenses without having to spend precious capital up front to achieve these savings. Although there may be other ways of accomplishing this goal, one … Continue reading

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SupplyChainNetwork results for “supply chain innovation”

Check out our SupplyChainNetwork search results for the term “supply chain innovation”. As we appear to finally be hitting bottom relative to the current recession, there’s no better time to introduce innovative ideas and innovation into your supply chain to … Continue reading

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