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October 16, 2014

On-Demand versus Traditional License Cost Calculator 2014

This Excel Spreadsheet allows users to enter costs in multiple categories over 5 years across traditionally priced and subscription based software and compare the present value of those costs. Excellent tool!

TOPICS : On Demand Software | Supply chain software | Vendor selection

November 07, 2013

Supply Chain Strategy Self-Assessment Tool

Simple spreadsheet with 12 questions to help you assess your position on supply chain strategy development. From Supply Chain Transformation by Dr. Paul Dittmann of the University of Tennessee

TOPICS : Supply chain strategy

June 18, 2013

SCDigest WMS Modification ROI Calculator

New spreadsheet tool from Supply Chain Digest enables users to compare costs and benefits and ROI from potential modificiations to Warehouse Management Systems,

TOPICS : Distribution | Logistics | Total cost of ownership (TCO) | Warehouse Mananagement Systems

August 01, 2012

Logistics News: SCDigest, Warehouse Education and Research Council, Announce New Distribution Center Complexity Calculator

Tool is Best of Its Kind to Help Companies Consider their Level of Complexity and Potential Need for Technology Support

TOPICS : Distribution | Logistics | Warehouse design | Warehouse Mananagement Systems

December 16, 2010

Parcel Shipping Rate Impact Analyzer 2011

A free tool that enables a company to analyze how 2011 rate changes for UPS, FedEx and other express carriers will likely impact their shipping costs. Useful for developing a negotiations strategy, setting budgets, etc. Not to be missed for parcel shippers. Excel file inside a zip file - 2 mb download.

TOPICS : Logistics costs | Logistics | Parcel shipping/parcel systems | Transportation

August 11, 2010

Warehouse Management (WMS) Resources and Information Page

Articles, video, white papers, reports, supply chain solutions, expert commentary -- you will find it all here for Warehouse Management Systems (WMS).

TOPICS : Distribution | Order picking | Supply Chain Execution (SCE) | Supply chain software | Warehouse Mananagement Systems

May 11, 2010

On-Demand Versus Traditionally Deployed Supply Chain Software Calculator

SCDigest's excel-based calculator for comparing the costs of on-demand versus traditionally deployed supply chain software. An excellent tool.

TOPICS : Supply chain software

October 01, 2007

SCDigest Best Practices ECA Template

Example Electronic Commerce Agreement, which can be used to reduce risk and meet legal requires for e-procurement relationships.

TOPICS : Procurement/Supplier Management

March 28, 2007

How to Select the Right Consultant for Supply Chain Network Planning Projects

You will almost certainly use a consultant for Supply Chain Network Optimization projects; here's our guide to picking the right one for your needs

TOPICS : Benchmarking | Benchmarking | Project management | Project management | Consulting/consultants | Network design/optimization

March 10, 2007

TMS (Transportation Management Systems) Resource Page

Excellent Transportation Management System (TMS) related resources, including our SCDigest Letter on TMS detailing latest trends, technology developments and more, cases tudies, expert insight, on-demand cost calculator and more

TOPICS : Supply chain strategy | Transportation Management Systems | Transportation | Vendor selection