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. Back in 2003, when RFID commercialization was accelerating out of MIT, major retailers announced an initiative that required all suppliers to tag pallet deliveries with RFID.

Three supply chain lessons for businesses coping with COVID-19

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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.

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Three supply chain lessons for businesses coping with COVID-19

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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.

RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

GlobalTranz

In 2003, Walmart announced that all of its suppliers would need to have Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on all pallets and cases by 2006. More recently, with the rise of interconnected systems, the analytics to derive value from those systems seems, and decreased costs, RFID is resurrecting as a solution for increasing supply chain management (SCM), visibility into processes, and reducing inventory tracking costs.

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Kaspien CEO: Take a diversified, cautious approach to minimize supply chain disruption

The Supply Chain Journal

drop to manufacturing; the bird flu in 2003 to 2005 resulted in a decline in global poultry trade of as much as 1.8%; and in 2008 to 2010, the global financial crisis devastated markets as unemployment around the world spiked. You may also like: Social Auto Transport raises $1.5M

Kaspien CEO: Take a diversified, cautious approach to minimize supply chain disruption

The Supply Chain Journal

drop to manufacturing; the bird flu in 2003 to 2005 resulted in a decline in global poultry trade of as much as 1.8%; and in 2008 to 2010, the global financial crisis devastated markets as unemployment around the world spiked. You may also like: Social Auto Transport raises $1.5M

How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Veridian Solutions

One of the many reasons that Wuhan is critical to the international supply chain is due to its role in shipping and transportation. Many have compared this outbreak to the SARS emergency of 2003.

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How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain

E2open

Campbell Soup was the first company to adopt demand sensing in 2003. Collaboration with retailers becoming automated, enabling cooperative inventory target setting across the value chain to serve more customers with less capital invested in stock. Terra is the industry leader in demand solutions, including demand sensing, inventory optimization and transportation forecasting. Inventory management. How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain.

The worst Supply Chain practices must be confessed and not only by constraint

KEPLER Consulting

Exhaust-data analyses (OTD, pallet volume, transport, suppliers, returns, etc.) Supply chain inventory management and the value of shared information”, Management science, vol.

The rapid reorientation of supply chains

EFT

Transport links that ran like clockwork suddenly melted away, most notably air freight, and products were stranded in overstretched ports. He also notes transportation can eb a key headache as often only small ports serve newer destinations “so you're going have to consolidate in another….

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Supply Chain Disruptions Are New Opportunities – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Unlike SARS in 2003, the Covid-19 pandemic has spawned an unprecedented Global health pandemic. It even took authorities some time to recognise the vital importance of warehouse logistics, supply chain continuity, truck drivers and other transport operators.

The Top Dozen Supply Chain Innovations of All-Time

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The Kiva Robotic Picking System: The idea for the orange AGV-like robots that bring inventory to order pickers was first conceived in 2003 by CEO Mick Mountz, and with the help of some MIT professors Kiva brought the technology to market less than two-years later. 9: 3M’s Transportation Load Control Center: In 1982, 3M, like every other company, had to leave transportation decisions to each plant and distribution center. First Thoughts.