Benchmarking Success Blog

Logistics and Supply Chain news, articles, tips and insights

 

How to Improve Supply Chain Performance With Best Behaviours

Perfect order, DIFOT, inventory days of supply; the list of operational supply chain metrics goes on. Google "supply chain metrics" and you'll be greeted by thousands of suggestions for measuring supply chain performance, almost all of which focus (quite rightly) on...

read more

Is Your 3PL Partner Tardier Than You Thought?

If your company has outsourced logistics activity, the performance of your 3PL provider will influence how customers see your brand and ultimately, can either enhance or tarnish your business reputation. If you want to be certain that your 3PL will serve as a valuable...

read more

Technology as a Driver of Last Mile Delivery Performance

It may be a mile or two, or it may be a hundred miles or more, but the so-called last mile of the supply chain can account for more than 25% of total transportation costs. With that in mind, a focus on last mile delivery efficiency can potentially yield big cost...

read more

4 Steps to Sustainable Supply Chain Reality

While your company undoubtedly has sustainability on its supply chain agenda, creating momentum can be tricky in what is after all, a fairly new way to approach performance improvement. As legislation focuses ever more heavily on environmental protection though, and...

read more

Life After Benchmarking: How to Act on Benchmarking Data

Benchmarking is the all-important first step in supply chain performance improvement. However it can also be an incredible waste of money, time, and effort if your company fails to act on benchmarking data. While that might seem an obvious statement, there are plenty...

read more

4 Warehouse Best Practices for Stellar Performance

As a company that specialises in benchmarking, we're bound to tell you that the best of best warehouse practices is to start by benchmarking performance. However, after benchmarking comes the need to raise performance. The application of warehouse best practices will...

read more

RFID – Better Outcomes in Supply Chain?

by Stephen Hanman (As seen in MHD Supply Chain Solutions) Benchmarking Success (BMS) has been gathering supply chain intelligence since 1993. This data gathering process has enabled development of a best-practice supply chain model that compares the outputs of...

read more