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  Back In-Person Last week, Redwood attended CSCMP EDGE 2021 Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition in Atlanta. It was a week filled with industry experts, the latest innovations, opportunities to share our insight and solutions to today’s biggest supply chain challenges. After a disruptive year for the logistics industry, we were thrilled to return to

All businesses, regardless of industry, rely upon some form of forecasting in order to maintain a positive balance between supply and demand. Knowing how to properly forecast this and the methodologies used to accurately ensure that your inventory is stocked at the right time is critical to being able to cater to your customers, especially

Global supply chains have had many issues thrown at them over the years, but nothing compares to the last two years. The global supply chain currently faces numerous issues, leading supply chains to operate at full capacity around the clock. In addition to political tensions high across the globe, shipping containers are in short supply

Redwood’s Christina Ryan is recognized for her outstanding accomplishments and industry leadership CHICAGO, September 21, 2021 — Redwood Logistics (Redwood), one of the fastest-growing supply chain and logistic companies in North America, today announced its Executive Vice President of Managed Services, Christina Ryan, received the Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2021 Women in Supply Chain

There is a variety of accessorial charges that companies are likely to encounter when looking to ship their goods via LTL shipping. These fees are associated with any additional service(s) that is required to handle the freight. Knowing which accessorial fees are commonplace will help you to adequately estimate and prepare for the overall cost

Total Quality Management or TQM is a term that describes an organizational approach that ensures quality standards are set and maintained in regard to a businesses’ goods or services. A business can achieve a higher level of operational excellence as a result of higher standards of quality being stressed throughout all parts of an organization.

In a previous blog post, we took a look at some of the biggest capacity planning challenges. In this follow-up article, we are going to dive into the very first steps you must take to lay the foundation to begin creating and implementing your supply chain capacity planning strategy…   Consolidate the Data Supply chain

In a world where consumer demand can change at a moment’s notice, it can sometimes feel like planning for the future is a losing battle. If things are likely going to see long periods of unpredictability anyway, why should you attempt to plan? Why not just implement good reactive approaches instead of proactive ones? While

Since the start of the pandemic, we have witnessed massive supply chain disruptions caused by shortages in one area or another in various industries. From the dry yeast shortage that started in 2020 driven by people spending more time at home and picking up baking as a hobby, to the massive run on hand sanitizer

Ideally, companies should perform routine audits of their warehouses to ensure that daily processes are running smoothly, goods are all accounted for, picked, packed, loaded or unloaded properly, and that all systems are functioning at their optimal. While auditing can get a bit in-depth, the process is usually fairly straightforward. Having said that, as technology

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