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Spare Parts Logistics

Businesses rely on their plant and capital equipment to be in good working order for effective and continuous operations. Since equipment downtime causes lost production and a potential loss in revenue, then business managers will look for strategies that will...

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ERP Implementation Performance

Business Performance really does seem to improve after a major ERP Implementation... eventually! Benchmarking Success is a long established and well know provider of Supply Chain Benchmarking services. Many of their customers repeat the benchmarking audit (known as a...

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Warehouse SKU Slotting

What is Slotting and why is it an important productivity tool? Slotting is the shorthand term for the process of allocating product, (SKU's), to locations in the warehouse according to business rules and product characteristics. It is normally restricted to the pick...

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Bread Logistics

Bash versus Bread Logistics (MHD - Nov/Dec Edition) Logistics Bureau has been sponsoring the Variety Club Bash through Tip Top Bread for many years. The charity is aimed at helping children in need and it does a wonderful job in fulfilling some of the less fortunate...

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Retail Logistics

Volumes up, costs up - why? (MHD, September/October edition) In the new retail environment, increasing volumes don't necessarily guarantee reduced supply chain costs which were traditionally expected due to economies of scale. These days suppliers to the retail trade...

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Supply Chains in China

"Enter the Dragon" - Is your supply chain ready for the growth in China? A recent global economic study identified, that according to two of the key indicators for the size of the economy: energy consumption and resources demand, China is now a larger economy than the...

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Third Party Logistics Contracts

Third party warehousing contracts - Heading North or rapidly South? As I sit at the Airport awaiting my flight, I ponder over the meeting I have just had with yet another company, who is dissatisfied with their Third Party Logistics (3PL) service provider. Sometimes I...

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LAA and Logistics Bureau Scholarship Awards

LAA and Logistics Bureau University Scholarships & Research Awards Logistics Bureau is pleased to announce that sponsorship has just been renewed for another year. Logistics Bureau, in conjunction with the Logistics Association of Australia, has developed a...

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Logistics Terrorism

Tame the risk of terror now Australian businesses should adapt their existing emergency systems as soon as possible to include protection against the worst consequences of a terrorist attack on themselves or a critical supplier, according to a supply chain expert. But...

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