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Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award

SCM - 5 June 2015 - 7:33am
Dr. James A. Tompkins received the prestigious Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award at the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Annual Conference and EXPO 2015 held in Nashville, Tennessee on June 1, 2015. This award is the highest and most esteemed honor bestowed by IIE. It recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves through contributions... The post Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award appeared first on Tompkins International.

Are You Truly Minimizing Your Total Freight Spend?

SCM - 3 June 2015 - 1:03pm
Tompkins International - Your Supply Chain. The Right Way. There is no scarcity of information available on the practices of Transportation Management (TM) and Transportation Management Systems (TMS) along with their features and functions. The post Are You Truly Minimizing Your Total Freight Spend? appeared first on Tompkins International.

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award

SCM - 2 June 2015 - 2:46pm
Tompkins International - Your Supply Chain. The Right Way. Dr. James A. Tompkins received the prestigious Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award at the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Annual Conference and EXPO 2015 held in Nashville, Tennessee on June 1, 2015. This award is the highest and most esteemed honor bestowed by IIE. It recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves through contributions to the welfare of mankind in the field of industrial engineering. The contributions are of the highest caliber and nationally or internationally recognized. The post Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award appeared first on Tompkins International.

Supply Chain Edge – May 2015

SCM - 31 May 2015 - 1:31pm
Tompkins International - Your Supply Chain. The Right Way. May 2015 The post Supply Chain Edge – May 2015 appeared first on Tompkins International.

How Today’s E-commerce Requires the Evolution to NEXT

SCM - 26 May 2015 - 5:48pm
Tompkins International - Your Supply Chain. The Right Way. Retailers need to adapt to next and next and then to next. As I have predicted e-commerce has taken a huge toll on brick and mortar stores. The post How Today’s E-commerce Requires the Evolution to NEXT appeared first on Tompkins International.

The Alibaba Effect Video – One Year Anniversary

SCM - 26 May 2015 - 4:48pm
On June 25, 2015 Jim Tompkins, CEO, Tompkins International breakthrough video The Alibaba Effect will be celebrating its one year anniversary. The Alibaba Effect has been viewed by thousands. The video continues to be viewed by hundreds daily. Tompkins International will be celebrating the success of The Alibaba Effect and how Jim Tompkins has continued to shape and grow the supply chain industry through innovative ideas, insight, and intelligence. The post The Alibaba Effect Video – One Year Anniversary appeared first on Tompkins International.

Transportation Senior Consultant/Project Manager

SCM - 24 May 2015 - 3:15am
Client-facing skills: written, verbal communication; polished presentation skills; able to speak with everyone from the warehouse floor to the VP of Supply Chain. Life-skills: Has to be able to work on his/her own (there will be times when he’s the only consultant on-site), be a self-starter (able to keep  on-task when working from office or... The post Transportation Senior Consultant/Project Manager appeared first on Tompkins International.

Best Practices for Loading Dock Safety

SCM - 21 May 2015 - 1:27pm
Dock safety is and should be a part of every operation. A Greenfield or up-fitting an existing facility is an excellent time to address dock safety, but just because you’re in an existing facility doesn’t mean safety cannot be enhanced. The post Best Practices for Loading Dock Safety appeared first on Tompkins International.
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