A key issue paper producers struggle with is the dynamic nature of order delivery and how that impacts their ability to predict their shipping requirements. These issues can make it difficult for producers to gain the benefits from their Transportation Management Systems (TMS). Transportation Management Systems (TMS) are a key component of a manufacturers Supply Chain Management software tools. TMS help companies optimize the sending and receiving of shipments by utilizing the best transportation modes and shippers available. More and more TMS solutions enable companies to have up to the minute tracking of their shipments, and analytics to help better manage their supply chain and significantly reduce costs.
Paper is truly one of humankind's greatest inventions. It has helped shape history for thousands of years and continues to be the most sustainable substrates in the world today. In short, you gotta love paper
There are a lot of things that get measured by our pulp and paper customers to gauge the health of their business. There are some key metrics that show up in the most successful companies that epitomize Peter Drucker's quote, "What gets measured, gets managed." I believe that the best of those metrics have three elements to them.
Three Elements of a Great Measurement
Who, what, where?