Supply Chain Digital Magazine - January 2018

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Pallet Alliance Brings Pallets into the Digital Supply Chain For Avery Dennison, integrating pallets into its digital supply chain was a natural step. Its pallet program is the product of more than 12 years of collaboration with Pallet Alliance, and was built from the ground up to take fr advantage of emerging advances in procurement and information technologies, delivering significant, sustainable cost reductions. Leading manufacturing companies across America turn to Pallet Alliance for custom pallet programs that evolve in response to changing manufacturing environments and products. With the ability to integrate into online ab procurement and in-house ERP platforms alike, as well as to provide industry-leading dynamic reporting solutions, Pallet Alliance provides standardization, transparency a nd control. and Among companies that think the pallet spend starts and ends at the pallet itself, periodic RFP’s are the main cost-cutting tool. These consume valuable internal resources and produce only marginal savings on dated ma products and processes. Forward-looking companies like Avery Dennison—who


make sizable investments in modernizing their supply-chains—turn to Pallet Alliance to take control of their pallet spends. The Pallet Alliance process begins on the plant floor and progresses through the entire supply chain. Solutions include process transformation, equipment modification, pallet redesign, sourcing changes, and IT so integration. Through identifying and mitigating factors that drive cost, Pallet Alliance delivers sustainable savings. The end result is a fully customized and optimized pallet program, with a single accountable entity for consolidated ordering, billing, reporting, and project management.

Pallet Alliance has retained its three largest customers for an average of 15 years. MMH annual reader survey for 2017 identified Pallet Alliance as the top-ranked management company ma for custom national pallet programs. Category leaders in American manufacturing turn to Pallet Alliance for truly custom solutions to manufacturing and distribution challenges. Visit to transform the way your business moves.

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