Creek Notes

Creek Notes

by: SC Logistics Services

A Ride Worth Making

POSTED: Thursday, 13 February 2014
Have you ever dreamed of taking the great American road trip? At Saddle Creek, we made that dream a reality – with a unique twist. We drove a truck that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG). We hit the road from Lakeland, FL, to San Diego on Sat., Feb. 15 for our Great American Green Ride. What made this trip so special? In the course of this 5,800-mile round trip, the CNG truck saved 7,656 pounds...

Holiday 2013 Performance Review

POSTED: Monday, 20 January 2014
For many, the 2013 holiday season was marked by major delivery issues. In fact, according to a survey of 25 of the largest e-retailers in North America, 32% failed to get some orders that were placed on the order cut-off date under the tree in time.* For those who spent the holidays struggling with delayed shipments, inaccurate orders, or dissatisfied customers, improving fulfillment operations is likely to be at the top of the to-do list for...

Putting Your Network to Work

POSTED: Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Wish you could improve the effectiveness of your supply chain without investing in a full-scale overhaul? Consider taking a more targeted approach. Many companies find that optimizing their distribution network can have a remarkable impact on their supply chain – with a much smaller investment of resources. Strategic Site Selection The location of distribution centers is a critical element in the optimization process. Often, simply changing the number or location of distribution nodes can help to...