Logistics News Updates for August 27, 2014

  • by BPC Staff
  • on August 27, 2014

Logistics Primer for Importers: What to Do After Your Product Clears Customs

Offered By: Weber Logistics

If you import goods through the Ports of LA/Long Beach, the complexity of port and terminal procedures can slow down your cargo. It helps to know the ins and outs of terminal operations to quickly move products off port and into the hands of your retail customers. This paper provides tips on distribution of imported products, from port services to warehousing to final delivery.


Demand Planning Innovations in Emerging Markets

Offered By: UTi Worldwide

Planning in emerging markets is both a risk and opportunity, but too many companies deploy the same techniques and systems as they would in a home market. This is a risk due to poor data availability, increased demand and supply variability and less reliable infrastructure and supplies. In emerging markets, there exist opportunities in demand planning due to a lack of “legacy” systems and processes, and plenty of quick wins when simple best practices are applied.

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