The number of steps involved in getting materials or products from suppliers to buyers makes inbound logistics an error-prone process. Each mistake costs you time, labor, money, customer satisfaction, and, ultimately, your competitive position in the marketplace. Learn how implementing a partner performance management program can help your company reduce the number of inbound-logistics problems, and minimize their impact.
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shoes out to its retail stores. Trucks from a particular supplier always show up, but the shipments often are not consistent. Sometimes the supplier ships more shoes and sometimes fewer shoes than XYZ ordered. On other occasions, the supplier ships a load of Size-9 black loafers, when XYZ had ordered Size-10 black loafers. Each time one of these errors occurs, XYZ Company takes a hit, one that typically triggers several other negative results as well. The falling-domino effect of a single logistics