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. Automotive Industry Global Trade Life Stories Pharma & Life Sciences automotive coronavirus manufacturing pharmaceuticals Transportation

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

Cerasis

How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line? The United States Manufacturing Technology Orders (USMTO) data report is compiled monthly by the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT). Who is Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)? If you attended or exhibited at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (aka IMTS – gotta love all these acronyms!), Data Manufacturing manufacturing sales

10 Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Warehouse Operations

Cerasis

million robots are expected to be deployed across manufacturing facilities in the U.S. Not only can robotic automation help manufacturers achieve greater warehouse productivity, but it can also drive significant cost savings as compared to employing workers. Implement Lean Manufacturing. Successful manufacturers don’t just focus on short-term goals; they set objectives and accountability for improvement, review their progress, and start over – time and time again.

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 went on to work as a ‘shipper’, for a swiss confectionary manufacturer and then a global IT distributor. 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.

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. The activity of Chinese manufacturing plants has fallen in the past month and is expected to remain depressed for months.” . Although initially compared to the SARS outbreak, Coronavirus seems to be hitting much harder and much more quickly than the 2003 epidemic.

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Walmart again Raises Chargeback Stakes

Enterra Insights

2] She wrote: “There’s no doubt about it: manufacturers who fail to meet a retailer’s vendor standards can get into financial trouble. Manufacturers, consultants and trade groups supplying retail businesses are up at arms over these chargebacks, arguing that their profits are being slashed unmercifully — and sometimes unfairly — by retailers claiming noncompliance.” Retailer compliance initiatives can lead to efficiency,” HighBeam Research, 1 October 2003. [3]

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Post-pandemic Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

”[5] Extended global supply chains are being questioned as is a heavy reliance on Chinese manufacturing. 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. ” Reliance of Chinese manufacturing has many pundits insisting manufacturing needs to be re-shored or near-shored. Step 5 : Book logistics capacity as soon as possible.

How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Veridian Solutions

More than 300 of the world’s 500 largest companies have a presence in Wuhan, with the city being one of China’s largest manufacturing centers. With China serving as one of the major manufacturing hubs of the world, this mass quarantine is having worldwide impacts. Many have compared this outbreak to the SARS emergency of 2003. On the automotive front, Wuhan is an automotive hub with a 48% share of manufacturing for companies like Honda and General Motors.

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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.

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain

E2open

Campbell Soup was the first company to adopt demand sensing in 2003. Data from E2open’s Forecasting Benchmark Study – encompassing more than $250 billion in sales from 14 multinational manufacturers – shows that demand sensing cuts weekly forecast at the item-location level by 37% compared to traditional demand planning systems. Logistics. How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain. brooke. Tuesday 24 May 2016. Robert F.

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 rapid reorientation of supply chains

EFT

The competitive pressures but relative stability of the post-Cold War era combined with globalisation on a massive scale, pushed manufacturing and supply chains to focus on profitability above all else.

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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. A failure to control IT consumption in production will hinder the delivery of components along the line, the waste management through the forcing of manufacturing orders and, ultimately, the calculation of the PRI.

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.

Refresh Your Supply Chain – Have a Coke and a Smile

Supply Chain Network

In 2003, Coca-Cola enterprises began a five year, $200 million IT plan called Project Pinnacle. As part of this effort, they combined their logistics with the retail expertise of SAP software. Next time you pick up a coke bottle, look at it more carefully, from a manufacturing point of view, and you might feel refreshed in a less obvious way. Coca-Cola is a globally recognized brand, and the company consistently delivers its products.

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. 10: Taylorism: In the late 1800s, the great Frederick Taylor takes the first scientific approach to manufacturing. The LCC is now of course a standard logistics practice today. First Thoughts.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Good Help These Days?

Material Handling and Logistics

The latest smart manufacturing concept that we developed and demonstrated is the robot-on-a-cart concept for autonomous assembly or conveyer tending. As manufacturers continue to expand the various applications these systems can handle, we’ll see more firms designing lights-out facilities. . We’ll be watching this technology closely as drone manufacturers add capabilities necessary for various warehouse applications.

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Industry 3.X and TPM deciphered

KEPLER Consulting

This remains very important because from the beginning of the digital data creation until 2003, there were 5 exabytes of information created and now the same amount of information is created every two days. Cloud manufacturing is the concept that reflects the idea of a smart factory, that is, the collaboration of advanced production models with cloud computing technology to achieve computer-based and service-oriented production. Smart manufacturing for the future.