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. When I started in logistics, I realized that I knew nothing. The Top Ten Logistics and Supply Chain Books: 1.

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Supply Chain Operating Networks are Finally Beginning to Emerge

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC prefers the term “supply chain operating network,” which we have been writing about since 2003. Cloud/Software-as-a-Service Logistics Technologies Supply Chain Visibility Descartes JDA Manhattan Associates supply chainThe concept of a network of networks – a network that rides on top of other networks and leverages those other network’s data – has been in existence for a while.

Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week, the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus rose to over 1,000 people, invoking memories of the 2003 SARS outbreak. The post Coronavirus and the Automotive and Pharmaceutical Supply Chains appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. While the human aspect of this outbreak is clearly the biggest story, the virus is causing major disruptions in global supply chains as well.

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.

Has Blockchain Reached its RFID Moment?

Supply Chain @ MIT

In 2003 Walmart told suppliers they were required to affix radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to pallets and cases within three years. Featured Innovation blockchain in supply chains food poisoning scares MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics MIT CTL Blockchain Research Group tracking produce in supply chains Walmart developing blockchain

This Week in Logistics News (October 10 – 16)

Logistics Viewpoints

This series also marked the first time since 2003 that the Cubs have won a post-season series at all. Cubs win! Cub win! And for the first time in the 100 years the Cubs have been playing at Wrigley Field, they clinched a post-season series at home. As Jason Stark pointed out, this was the 7,907th game played at Wrigley – and they finally clinched a series at home. As a life-long Red Sox fan, […]. This Week in News Baidu diesel Instacart trucking UBER UPS

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

Supply Chain Game Changer

This interview is with Raymon Krishnan, President of The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society. I then spent 10 years building up my own Logistics consulting business growing it to where we had close to 70 employees. Throughout much of my career I have been involved with the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society and currently serve as President. Supply Chain / Logistics may not be the most glamorous of professions but it is a vital function in any business.

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 end to end ‘Internet of Things’ supply chain implementations. Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Grocery Logistics Information Technology Matrix Commerce New Ideas

Viral Disruption in the Supply Chain: COVID-19 vs SARS

Logistics Bureau

Because the 2003 outbreak of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), originated in China, as COVID-19 did last December, comparisons are not only inevitable but also useful. While expert observers differ on what they believe will be the extent of the COVID-19 impact, all agree that the virus will affect the world economy to a much greater extent than SARS did in 2003. percent of global GDP in 2003.

Here Comes the Chief Network Effects Officer

Talking Logistics

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). Second, get the conversation started with your teams about network effects, as well as your suppliers, customers, logistics service providers, and other external partners.

What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Global Supply Chains

Shipchain

One area that is being hit particularly hard by the Coronavirus outbreak is supply chain and logistics, especially when it comes to the territory of travel bans and restrictions. Although initially compared to the SARS outbreak, Coronavirus seems to be hitting much harder and much more quickly than the 2003 epidemic. More industries are dependent on China than ever before, especially when compared to how the global picture looked in 2003.

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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. Key to both of these pilots were RFID enabled pallets and the first project was the SCN Grocery Pilot which was carried out utilizing RFID at the pallet level for automated Distribution Centre (DC) receiving.

Supplier Risk Management Considerations for the Coronavirus Outbreak

ivalua

This will impact manufacturers and retailers who rely on these products and labor, the logistics haulers expecting to transport the material, and ultimately the end consumers. . When comparing this outbreak with the outbreak of SARS in 2003 it is striking to see how quickly Coronavirus has eclipsed SARS in the number of infections. This mapping should include evaluating those key tier 2 and tier 3 suppliers as well as key logistics hubs that could be impacted. .

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

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. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. According to the U.S.

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

EFT

It notes that in the first quarter of 2020, a widely used measure for the global level of uncertainty registered levels 60% higher than those triggered by the Iraq War and the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak in 2003.

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Walmart again Raises Chargeback Stakes

Enterra Insights

Dan Sanker, president of logistics service provider CaseStack, told Smith and Nassauer, “Companies might have to track 30 major retailers and they’re all changing things.” Back in 2003, Zeiger wrote, “In some cases, [suppliers insist], the requirements are petty, arbitrary or even illogical. He asserts, “Suppliers just need to figure out the best way to improve their supply chain and logistics so that they can hit a metric to improve the flow of inventory.”[5]

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Reverse Logistics: 5 Steps for Better Backward Operations

Supply Chain Opz

Reverse Logistics: 5 Steps for Better Backward Operations. What is reverse logistics? Reverse logistics is often seen as a clerical function. According to the paper " An Overview of Some Reverse Logistics Practices in the United States " by Olorunniwo and Xiaoming 2011, - Reverse logistics cost is less than 5% of total logistics cost. Reason code appears to be a very important factor to the success or failure of a reverse logistics program.

Fourth of July Spectacular

Logistics Viewpoints

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has been conducting its annual Independence Day survey with Prosper Insights & Analytics since 2003. The post Fourth of July Spectacular appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Tomorrow is the 4th of July, a holiday celebrating American independence, fireworks, and backyard BBQs. And like any good American holiday, consumers are ready to spend some money.

Integrated Supply Chain Technology: What Does It Mean?

Talking Logistics

Those were the main questions I discussed with Jason Nurmi, Global Strategic Account Manager at BluJay Solutions , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. Back in 2003, for example, Larry Ellison, Oracle’s CEO at the time, emailed a colleague that “within the year every analyst will agree that best of breed is dead — except at dog shows.” appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Post-pandemic Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Tan points out, when the SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome, epidemic broke out in 2002 and 2003, “China contributed 4% to the world’s GDP. Nobody could have foreseen what would happen when the world’s second-largest economy went offline and completely shut down external logistics connections. Step 5 : Book logistics capacity as soon as possible.

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. Here are three lessons that the logistics industry can take away from the ongoing pandemic: Lesson one: Evaluate your supply chain design.

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. Here are three lessons that the logistics industry can take away from the ongoing pandemic: Lesson one: Evaluate your supply chain design.

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

Logistics Bureau

McKibbin, who did ground-breaking work when he examined the impact of the 2003 SARS epidemic, says if COVID-19 goes global it could carve about 2 percent from Australian growth, but if it becomes more lethal, Australia’s GDP would plunge 7.9 He was referring to the 2003 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome which was estimated to have wiped US$40 billion off the global economy.

9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration

AIMMS

In 2003 I moved from the United States to Norway and started to work for Höegh Autoliners. We leveraged input from Gartner for companies specializing in optimization and specifically logistics and supply chain. An Interview with Christian Olsen, Head of Business Development at Höegh Autoliners. Christian Olsen.

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How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Veridian Solutions

Many have compared this outbreak to the SARS emergency of 2003. Regardless of industry, the biggest concern for businesses is that consumers change purchasing habits due to fear of exposure, again challenging logistic networks. With the holidays over and 2020 underway, one of the biggest challenges facing today’s supply chain is the current public health scare and its associated disruption in the supply chain.

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LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

were rebranded to the UPS Store brand in 2003. The post LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. UPS, Inc.

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain

E2open

Campbell Soup was the first company to adopt demand sensing in 2003. Logistics. How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain. brooke. Tuesday 24 May 2016. Robert F. Byrne, VP and GM, Forecasting Solutions, E2open. This is probably not a surprise but supply chains are inherently multi-enterprise. Despite this, companies have tried to manage their supply chain with ERP systems which fully represent only their own facilities.

Will the Covid-19 Pandemic Permanently Change Consumer Grocery Shopping Behavior?

Enterra Insights

” He also notes that the 2003 SARS outbreak, which similarly caused people to stay home, “helped usher in two of today’s largest ecommerce giants, JD.com and Alibaba’s Taobao.” 9] Food Industry Association, “ Study: It’s Time to Think of Omnichannel Shopper, Not Just Omnichannel ,” Food Logistics , 25 February 2020 The novel coronavirus (aka Covid-19) outbreak has disrupted lives and businesses in countless ways.

The rapid reorientation of supply chains

EFT

Supply chain adjustments should have occurred from around 2003 with the disruptions that occurred related to SARS, and a whole series of other potential other disruptions that occurred over the last 20 years, and there's been very limited response to significant disruptions within supply chains.”.

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

KEPLER Consulting

The failure to review the distribution plan in the light of logistical and commercial constaints in the stores leads to the blind disposal of warehouse stocks. An in-depth integration of the Supply Chain through the exchange and coordination of information flows between all members of the supply chain, therefore makes it possible to better define their RACI (R: Director; A: Approver; C: Consulted; I: Informed) (Kempainen and Ari, 2003).

What role can technology play in transforming the food and drink industry for the better?: transparency roundup

Provenance

Improved traceability technologies, particularly logistics solutions supported by blockchain, can help provide consumers and buyers with the production details needed to make informed purchasing decisions and enhance the food shopping experience.”. With the UK’s alcohol consumption falling 16% between 2003 and 2017* and 52% of US adults aiming to reduce their alcohol intake**, brands are increasingly looking to embrace this growing segment.

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7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Opz

2) Customize Logistics Network. When you segment a customer based on the service needs, you may have to tailor the different logistics networks to serve different segment. For example, if you were a contract manufacturer in China, you might already have different logistics networks for different customers. So, logistics network design is a kind of initiative driven mainly by customer. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy.

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

At the trough of the recessions in 2003 and 2009, only $100 million worth of equipment was being purchased. According to our USMTO data the 2003 recession really started in 2001 and didn’t really end until 2005 or even 2006. Twitter The post Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line?

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

More than a dozen cases have been reported in Florida, prompting the logistics companies to heighten their mitigating measures against the disease. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), which impacted parts of Asia, North America and Europe in late 2002 and early 2003, has resulted to a contagion effect in Asia, a continent considered to be an electronics hub.