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Assembly vs Subassembly

 

Assembly, light assembly, subassembly... These terms can refer to labor processes that create a product by putting a set of pieces together in the form of a device or mechanism. 

Commonly, several different manufacturers supply the various components needed to build a product. Then, an experienced team and proper facilities are required for the assembling of those parts and pieces into finished goods.

Oct 21, 2020 8:45:00 AM NewStream Enterprises
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How Much Does It Cost to Build a Distribution Center?

Is your business making strides but now you’re starting to see bottlenecks and need to quickly scale your shipping and fulfillment processes to keep up with demand? In the United States, distribution is a design driver because of the increasingly wide range of products offered by companies and due to changes in the efficiency of retail logistics. Utilizing distribution centers not only helps ensure  product availability with minimal back orders, distribution centers also help keep product costs down.

Oct 6, 2020 12:06:28 PM NewStream Enterprises
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Importance of Business Partnerships With Strong Cash Flow

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

At a fundamental level, companies need to have more cash coming into the business then cash going out. Cash flow, unlike profit, is a fluid concept regarding the movement of funds into and out of a business. During times of crisis or a downturn in the economy, more cash can end up going out than coming in, which can threaten the long-term survival of the business. 

Sep 23, 2020 9:28:41 AM NewStream Enterprises
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How Much Does Fulfillment Cost?

A third-party logistics provider (3PL) offers a broad range of services that can include fulfilling orders. An order fulfillment provider is also sometimes called a fulfillment center and is defined as a company that takes care of tasks associated with picking, packing and shipping of customer orders.

Sep 16, 2020 8:30:00 AM NewStream Enterprises
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Rerouting Supply Chains

With the advancement of digital technologies that enable real-time management of supply chains, coordinating global supply lines across a wide range of industries—from food and beverage to pharmaceuticals and healthcare—is now possible. This is especially helpful because, as we’ve learned with COVID-19, supply chain ecosystems can be impacted by catastrophic events such as trade issues, natural disasters, pandemics and others. To maintain supply chain effectiveness and serve customer needs, procurement and compliance strategies must include better planning, decision-making and execution. 

Sep 3, 2020 3:08:38 PM NewStream Enterprises
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