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The Network Effect in Supply Chain and Logistics

Talking Logistics

About four years ago, UPS launched its “ We Love Logistics ” ad campaign, which helped raise public awareness about the logistics industry (and helped my family and friends better understand what I do for a living). I hope UPS does the same for communicating the value of networks to supply chain and logistics executives — not just physical networks, but digital ones too. Supply Chain Operating Network Model (as depicted in 2003).

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. But we got it down to ten logistics and supply chain books you’ll actually want to read. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks. The Top Ten Logistics and Supply Chain Books: 1.

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Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S. Not surprising, considering the ongoing growth of e-commerce, freight moves in tons by “Multiple Modes and Mail” — which includes shipments by parcel delivery services, U.S.

Freight Brokers: Disintermediated or Growth Opportunity by Incorporating Technology?

Descartes

Given the current capacity crunch, and the huge amounts of investment capital pouring into transportation and logistics technology, there is tremendous discussion on how technology innovation will impact the industry and, more specifically, 3PLs. What will be the impact of digital freight on freight brokers? The whole supply chain was going to be transformed.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B UPS Freight has 6.9% UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight Services. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight History.

Early ‘Internet of Things’ Pilots Proved Supply Chain Benefits of RFID Pallets

Supply Chain Network

Two early pilots were facilitated by Supply Chain Network and carried out in 2003 and 2006 with both representing successful demonstrations of the potential supply chain benefits available through ‘Internet of Things’ implementations. As you can see from the above results the supply chain benefits of utilizing RFID pallets was proven.

The rapid reorientation of supply chains

EFT

In an age of lean supply chains and highly-specialised production, a sudden disruption can mean disaster. Transport links that ran like clockwork suddenly melted away, most notably air freight, and products were stranded in overstretched ports.

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The COVID-19 Supply Chain Hit Could Trigger Recession in Australia

Logistics Bureau

But economists and supply chain managers warn that this recovery may have come too late to save Australia, China’s largest trading partner, from sliding into its first recession since 1991. And when its supply chains are ravaged by lockdowns, quarantines, and transport restrictions, Australia cannot hope to avoid paying some sort of price. Any disruption, therefore, affects both ends of the supply chain.

Three supply chain lessons for businesses coping with COVID-19

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As governments and healthcare agencies around the world work to stop the spread of the coronavirus, importers and exporters across 164 countries are struggling to manage the pandemic’s growing impact on their supply chains. Despite past lessons from 2003’s SARS outbreak and 2011’s Fukushima tsunami about the hidden weaknesses in their supply chains, companies are challenged to manage logistics concerns stemming from sourcing strategies and risk management.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Raymon Krishnan!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action™” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. This interview is with Raymon Krishnan, President of The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Here Comes the Chief Network Effects Officer

Talking Logistics

Is it time for supply chain executives to step into a new leadership role, that of Chief Network Effects Officer (CNEO)? For more than a decade, I’ve been talking about the rise of Supply Chain Operating Networks — the business equivalent of LinkedIn and Facebook — that serve as the platform for enabling the network effect in supply chain and logistics. Supply Chain Operating Network Model (as depicted in 2003).

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time I am very keen on the subject of supply chain innovation right now, for a variety of reasons. Supply chain in turn obviously has a key role to play in overall corporate/product innovation. So, supply chains need to both support product innovation, while also innovating in its own domain. But I would argue that supply chain innovation is not well understood. First Thoughts.

FreightTech for Fortune 500 Shippers with Brad Forester and Mike Mulqueen

The Logistics of Logistics

Brad, Mike, and their team at JBF Consulting advise Fortune 500 companies on the assessment, selection, and implementation of supply chain software. Brad is a highly recognized senior supply chain leader with over 23 years of managing, designing, and implementing freight transport technology. Brad has a BA in Logistics Management from Michigan State University. Supply chain resiliency to mitigate potential supply chain disruptions, like COVID.

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

Making the right order picking choices directly impacts supply chain productivity, so it’s not something to be taken lightly. Author information Jennie Dannecker Marketing Coordinator at Stanley Vidmar Jennie Dannecker serves as Marketing Coordinator for Stanley Vidmar, where she has also held roles such as Government Marketing Manager and others since 2003. According to the U.S.

COVID-19 crisis may push up trade costs, WTO report finds

EFT

The report finds that travel restrictions and border closures have disrupted freight transport, business travel and the supply of services that rely on the presence of individuals abroad.

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