9 Fine Ways to Green Your Print Supply Chain

9 Fine Ways to Green Your Print Supply Chain

Eco-Friendly Print Ideas to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day! Happy Earth Day! And I say that proudly on behalf of Superior and the whole print-on-paper industry. If you read Thursday’s post, you know we have plenty to celebrate as one of the most recyclable products and...
You Need to Protect Yourself When Ordering PPE

You Need to Protect Yourself When Ordering PPE

Navigating PPE Purchasing? Buyer Beware! Here’s Help If the COVID-19 situation has taught us anything, it has solidified the need to be proactive against not only the coronavirus, but seasonal flu and others. The need for businesses to protect themselves, their...
Part 2: A Case Study in Coming Through When Others Failed to Deliver

Part 2: A Case Study in Coming Through When Others Failed to Deliver

Here’s How We Delivered 7,000,000 NIOSH-Approved N95 and 
FDA-authorized Non-NIOSH Respirators On Thursday, I told the story of Superior stepping up to meet a critical need in Michigan. Other companies declined the request, and others were unable to deliver....
Does Home as Headquarters Mean You Need Corporate Kiosk?   

Does Home as Headquarters Mean You Need Corporate Kiosk?   

Corporate Kiosk Works From Home, Too Remember when you were concerned about making sure your people staffing branch offices or remote facilities were on the same page as your main office? Well, current events make those seem like the good old days. Right now, many...

Top 10 Blogs for Procurement Pros and CPO’s

Where to Go When You Need to Know You know, as a regular reader, that one of our most frequent topics is procurement efficiency. No surprise, of course. Our “managed print services” greatly simplify and streamline that process for printed materials and...
Is RFID Building Your Business?

Is RFID Building Your Business?

RFID Builds a Business in Many Ways Last week, I wrote about the value of RFID technology, and the great improvement it represents over other automatic identification technologies. I mentioned that we are ready and able to offer you help with RFID, whether you are...

Need Help with RFID? Get It Here

RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Tracks Well with Your Business Plan I know I have a very diverse group of readers. Many of you are well aware of RFID and its benefits. Others may think it’s about delivering mail in farm country. But good news: I’m here to...

How Healthy Is Your Print Supply Chain?

Time to Take Stock – and Action in Print At the end of the year, we tend to reflect on the past; and “looking back” sounds like some sentimental journey. But it’s a logical time to take a breath and assess, with a year’s worth of perspective, how certain parts of your...

Promotional Kitting Made Easy

How to Avoid Time, Space, and Cost Hassles Today, let’s continue our discussion of promotional kitting. In my last post, I started out by talking about what promotional kitting means. At the end, I promised that today I would share a few tips on how to make...

What Is Promotional Kitting?

Promotional Kitting Generates Profitable Results We’ve been talking here recently about kitting and fulfillment. Today, I’d like to focus on promotional kitting. Because promotional kitting combines strategic thinking and creativity to generate profitable results....

Preventing Problems with Product Kitting and Fulfillment Services

How to Avoid Problems with Product Kitting and Fulfillment Services Sometimes a good idea fails due to bad execution. Think of the six neighborhood guys that decided to meet to shovel the deep snow off an elderly neighbor’s driveway. When they got there, they...

Is Your Business Benefitting from Kitting and Fulfillment?

The Best Way to Shape Up What You’re Shipping Out For those not yet familiar with the term, we covered “what is kitting and fulfillment” in a recent post. But let’s say you know very well what the term means. Perhaps you simply aren’t sure how kitting and...

Top 10 Blogs for Supply Chain Leaders

10 Blogs That Offer Valuable Supply Chain Management Advice It’s no secret that a well-designed and managed supply chain can make the difference between profitable growth and stressful uncertainty. If you’re a regular reader, you know that I frequently talk...

What Is Print Supply Chain Management?

Print Supply Chain Management: An Opportunity for Profit I’ve given this post a pretty basic headline. And I’ll answer the question it asks in a moment. But first, let’s look at why people are losing money in business by failing to understand what print supply chain...

6 Productivity Tips from Sleep to Supply Chain Management

6 Ways to Increase Efficiency in the Workplace from Sleep to Supply Chain Management There’s nothing wrong with summer hours and a more casual atmosphere. But summer might be the perfect time to try out a few of these ideas on making the time you do spend at the...

Visual Management Tools That Lead to 5S and LEAN Manufacturing Success

Combine Visual Management Tools with Supply Chain Management Technology for 5S and LEAN Manufacturing Success In my last post I talked about addressing the 7 wastes identified in LEAN Manufacturing. Today I want to talk about 5S methodology and LEAN implementation...

2 Ways to Improve Print Supply Chain Management and Improve Your Workday

Improve Print Supply Chain Management and Improve Your Sales and Your Workday A supply chain isn’t a  fixed asset. It’s a dynamic system that is always subject to improvement. If your approach is “set it and forget it” then you might just be forgetting about an...