Benchmarking Success Blog

Logistics and Supply Chain news, articles, tips and insights

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Supply Chain Performance

by Artie Leslie (As seen in MHD Supply Chain Solutions) What is your current supply chain performance? How can you improve? In this article the author describes a process for supply chain performance assessment and improvement, and in the next issue we will consider a...

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How To Get a Handle on Reverse Logistics Performance

How much attention does your company pay to the handling and management of returns from your customers?     For many supply chain companies, reverse logistics performance is placed way down the list of priorities. Many are the warehouses with piles of...

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