Odds and ends from previous versions of Tetracom’s web site, many of them still current surprisingly:
Thinking about RFID? Walmart is forcing suppliers to adopt RFID. Wal-Mart CIO Linda Dillman said that its top 100 suppliers—plus 37 “volunteer” suppliers—will start shipping cases and pallets by February 2005 to three Wal-Mart distribution centers. Suppliers are resisting, but the resistance looks futile.
Call Tetracom for answers about RFID, specific to your company.
Currency Exchange Blues?
According to a Bank of Canada survey, more than half of Canadian businesses say the rising Canadian dollar is hurting them. Surprisingly, 40% of these firms were not planning any operational changes as a result. (??) (source: Globe & Mail, 2005-01-18, p. B1)
Smart companies are looking for cost savings in logistics. Call Tetracom to discuss money-saving strategies in customs brokerage, transportation, warehousing, and information technology.
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Five Steps to Project Success
The first step in achieving productivity improvement is determining the statistical variance in the process. Without a reference measurement, it is very difficult to determine what improvements are possible, or to gauge whether improvement has taken place.
How does your company measure up against competitors? Are you setting the standard, or chasing the standard, in your industry?