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4 Suggestions to Improve Workforce Efficiency within the Warehouse

A November 2012 survey found that distribution center managers understand that their warehouses aren’t entirely optimal, but they lack the time, resources and strategies to greatly improve operations. Specifically, the ...

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Take Control Of Your International Logistics

LeanCor recently enhanced its International Logistics services. Here’s a glimpse of how we can help you take control of your global network: Take Control of Your Global Network. Through a ...

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Know What to Expect from Your Cargo Insurance

Know What to Expect from Your Cargo Insurance If you do enough shipping and receiving, you’re bound to have some damaged or lost products at some point. Keeping this in mind, make sure you’re prepared with the proper cargo insurance. In this post, we’ll discuss various types of insurance and the coverage that each type […]

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Supply Chain Improvement: In the Hands of the People

The best advice I can give you to improve the overall condition of your supply chain (lower costs, increased performance and customer satisfaction) is to go remove waste. It’s a very simple process actually, it goes something like this: 1)      Find waste 2)      Remove the waste 3)      Repeat Steps 1-3 Now before you get frustrated […]

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Supply Chain and the Meaning of Life

When you read the words “supply chain”, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? How would you define “supply chain” to someone who had never heard the term before? I think your answer to these questions actually reveals a lot more than you might think about your beliefs and views on supply […]

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How Lean Supply Chain Guiding Principles Improve Your Bottom Line

The people in your organization are the secret keys to improving your businesses bottom line results. Many of us, including myself, have gone to a lean six sigma training course to learn the tools necessary to improve our organization, and although this is great and we learned a lot of valuable tools, we need to […]

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3 Ways To Reduce Freight Claim Management Time

Spending less time on freight claims is all about minimizing – doing fewer steps, doing fewer claims, and doing less work yourself. Whether you have a big company budget or a budget of exactly $0, here are the top 3 ways to spend less time managing freight claims. #3: Use a Standard Freight Claim Form […]

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FREE Webinar April 23, Noon EST: The Lean Supply Chain

What is the Lean Fulfillment Stream?  How does it impact transportation, logistics and supply chain management?  On April 23, 2013 at 12:00 P.M. (EST) the Laurier Executive Development Centre will host a 1-hour webinar with Kevin von Grabe, co-author of the award-winning workbook “Building a Lean Fulfillment Stream” to discuss the implications of these issues. This webinar […]

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Supplier Collaboration In Designing Packaging Requirements

Designing and defining packaging requirements is a difficult task for most companies who purchase packaged components. Competing forces such as lot size, consumption frequency, logistics utilization, ergonomics, and especially piece price can make it challenging to determine the correct packaging. We often observe one of two approaches to this situation: Piece Price The most common […]

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4 Suggestions to Improve Workforce Efficiency within the Warehouse

A November 2012 survey found that distribution center managers understand that their warehouses aren’t entirely optimal, but they lack the time, resources and strategies to greatly improve operations. Specifically, the survey found that mid-sized warehouses (approximately 50 workers) lose almost 3,000 hours a year due to workforce inefficiencies. Additionally, while 89 percent of those surveyed […]

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Online Training Enrollment Now Open – Lean Leadership: Building the Lean Culture

Be a more effective leader and drive operational excellence. Learn at your own pace, on your own time. Enrollment is now open for “Lean Leadership: Building the Lean Culture.”  This is the first course to début in LeanCor’s online training program and the only one remotely like it on the market today.  The course is […]

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March Logistics Market Snapshot

We just received the March Logistics Market Snapshot from our friends at the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. In the spirit of celebration for St. Patrick’s Day right behind us, below are some encouraging statistics this month that seemed fitting: Below are some encouraging statistics from the report: U.S. wineries set a record for imports last […]

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