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Blount International Gets Control of Its Logistics Spend

Blount International Gets Control of Its Logistics Spend

By: Robert J. Bowman, SupplyChainBrain You can’t optimize your logistics network if you don’t know how much you’re spending on it. That was the challenge confronting Blount International, Inc., a global maker and marketer of equipment and replacement parts for the forestry, lawn and garden, farm, ranch and concrete-cutting industries. On this episode, we speak […]

How Smaller Companies Can Conquer Big Data

How Smaller Companies Can Conquer Big Data

By: Robert J. Bowman, SupplyChainBrain Big data is threatening to swamp small companies. The good news is that there’s more data than ever before with which to manage global supply chains effectively. The bad news is that the cost of that effort can be punishingly high. That’s not a problem for big multinationals, but how […]

Managing Your Freight Spend In The Age Of Big Data

Managing Your Freight Spend In The Age Of Big Data

By: Robert J. Bowman, SupplyChainBrain Without effective freight-cost management, you’re leaving millions of dollars a year on the table. The age of big data, coupled with the global nature of most supply chains, has made the job of managing freight spend tougher than ever. It’s no longer sufficient just to be able to pay one’s […]

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