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  • PINC Named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive's SDCE 100 Top Supply Chain Projects for 2017
    UNION CITY, Calif., June 28, 2017 -- PINC, the #1 provider of yard management system (YMS), finished vehicle logistics, and inventory robotics solutions to the world's largest brands, is proud to be nominated by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, as a recipient of an SDCE 100 Award for 2017. The SDC...
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  • Are Your Yards Connected to the Supply Chain Ecosystem?
    By definition, an ecosystem is a group of interconnected elements, formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their environment. The same concept applies in the supply chain, where networks of organizations—including manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, retailers, customers, and carriers—are all involved in the hands-on delivery of a specific product or service.
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  • Bucking the 80/20 Trend: 4 Key Benefits of Adopting a Digital Yard
    Also known as “the 80/20 rule,” the Pareto Principle states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes.  Management consultant Joseph M. Juran suggested the principle and named it after Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto, who noted the 80/20 connection while at the University of Lausanne in 1896, as published in his first paper, “Cours d’économie politique.”
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  • New White Paper - The Rise Of The Digital Yard
    Thanks to advancements in technology including cloud computing, internet of things (IoT), drones, and mobile, yard visibility and management are now reaching new heights as the picture of the “Digital Yard” comes into very clear focus. No longer relegated to using clipboards, spreadsheets, and manual systems to manage their yard assets, companies are asking themselves questions like: H...
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  • Matt McLelland discusses drones at SCM World Live Americas
    This picture was sent to us by one of our customers, Matt McLelland, Kenco's Innovation Research manager. Matt is an expert in the subject and presented a session titled "Drones in the Supply Chain – Everything you Need to Know" to over 350 C-level executives during the SCM World Live Americas Conference last week. SCM World is a cross-industry learning community, powered by the world’...
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  • 2017 Top 10 Yard Management Challenges
    Based on our independent research, the productivity of today’s complex warehouse and manufacturing operations will be impacted by the following inefficiencies in yards: 1. Delayed shipments to and from the warehouse 2. Lack of shipment and trailer visibility needed for efficient shuttling between plant and distribution centers 3. Inability to locate empties to me...
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  • A small town called ProMat
    As we gear up for ProMat, we were asking ourselves about what kind of logistics challenges MHI and the event organizers will face with ProMat 2017? It's not your regular trade show. It's massive. It's literally a small town that will emerge and leave Chicago during a week. Take a look at the numbers. 
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  • Yep. This happens a lot.
    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)'s website, fall injuries are one of the top 5 injuries in warehousing and manufacturing environments – Slippery or wet areas are common on the floors of many warehouses. There are often dissimilar flooring surfaces or uneven floors.  The accumulation of debris, empty containers, pallets or even excess inventory can a...
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  • Top 10 Talking Logistics Videos and Posts in 2016
    After PINC's being named by Logistics Viewpoints as one of the top stories of 2016, Adrian Gonzalez' Talking Logistics has selected Matt Yearling's article titled "What’s the Big Deal About Cycle Counting?" as one of the TOP 10 of 212 articles published in 2016. 
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  • The Top Supply Chain Stories of 2016
    "It’s been another fast and busy year here at Logistics Viewpoints." writes Chris Cunnane on his final column of the year. In Chris  today’s column, he revisits some of the top supply chain and logistics stories that occurred in 2016 and will continue to shape the industry in 2017 and beyond.
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  • Eyes in the sky
    Matt Yearling discusses the growing role of drones, advanced robotics, and yard management solutions to optimize supply chain efficiency with DC Velocity's executive editor Mark Solomon. Please let us know what you think too. 
  • You can’t really count on cycle counting
    Logistics Viewpoints just published an article that I wrote called "You can't really count on cyle counting". After talking to several organizations, i learned that 100% off them deal with an inventory reconciliation problem. Please feel free to add to the conversation or let me know what you think.
  • Can I get a lift?
    Team work or risky situation? (Kids, please don't try this at home.)
  • Don't worry, I can do it!
    Ouch! That must have hurt. 
  • New Yard Management System (YMS) Solution Brief
    We are delighted to share with you our new and revised solution brief. PINC’s yard management solution provides insight, value, and scalability that adapts to your operational needs. It easily scales from a single location to enterprise wide. Learn how our customers achieve, on average, 30% overall operational savings and 6-9 months payback.
  • Shipment happens!
    Sometimes it doesn't. Can you imagine start your week like this?  So, what can you do to ensure that employee safety is a priority in your distribution center or manufacturing plant? Please leave a comment below. 
  • Having a Bad Monday...
    Our friend in the video is probably suffering from the  "Bad Monday Syndrome"* or BMS. So, what can you do to ensure that this type of behavior won't happen in your distribution center or manufacturing plant? Please leave a comment below. 
  • Key Takeaways from the 3PL Value Creation Summit 2016 hosted by Armstrong & Associates, Inc.
    On October 18-20, Armstrong & Associates and Infocast held the fourth annual 3PL Value Creation Summit in Chicago, Illinois. The summit featured dynamic panel discussions from 3PL, investment, and technology industry leaders. Below are some of the key takeaways captured from the discussions.
  • What Does a Car Service Have to Do with Cycle Counting?
    The simple answer is EVERYTHING! I wrote an article for Talking Logistics where i briefly describe a recent car service experience and how this experience made me think about why the inventory reconcilliation process is broken. 
  • MHI Annual Conference: Drone Applications in Supply Chain Beyond Package Delivery
    Use of drones for package delivery has received a lot of attention ever since Jeff Bezos unveiled a video of an Amazon drone dropping off a package via drone on a 60 Minutes broadcast in 2012, but other applications in the supply chain are likely to emerge first.  That was a part of the message during a couple of drone related presentations at last week's MHI Annual Conference nea...
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  • Compelling Use Cases for Drones in Today’s Supply Chain
    We came accross a very interesting blog post written by John Mabe last week. In his post, he presents some compelling use cases in today's supply chain. In one of the use cases, he mentions PINC and talks about how we are innovating asset and inventory tracking using UAS or drones. 
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