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).

Post-pandemic Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

To do that companies must look deep into how they manage the most basic mechanisms of their supply chains and operations.” ” Post-pandemic supply chains. Like Sheffi, Sean Doherty and Kimberley Botwright ( @KBotwright ), international trade analysts at the World Economic Forum, believe post-pandemic supply chains need to be scrutinized. Over recent decades, supply chains have globalized, specialized and become leaner or just-in-time.

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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. While the terms are in use, what has not been present is an actual working example of a supply chain operating network. Cloud/Software-as-a-Service Logistics Technologies Supply Chain Visibility Descartes JDA Manhattan Associates supply chain

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. While the human aspect of this outbreak is clearly the biggest story, the virus is causing major disruptions in global supply chains as well. As my colleague Steve Banker pointed out yesterday, the global high-tech supply chain has been hit particularly hard.

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.

What the Coronavirus Pandemic Means for Global Supply Chains

Shipchain

It is now clear that we have never witnessed anything quite like Coronavirus before, and people, businesses, and supply chains may not be ready for what’s to come. . Coronavirus’s impact on global supply chain operations . 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. Why supply chains are particularly vulnerable.

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How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Veridian Solutions

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. While on the surface, a medical health crisis doesn’t intuitively link with supply chain execution. However, with China’s place in the global economy, supply chain leaders must not avoid the meaningful and long-lasting impacts of the coronavirus.

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7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained

Supply Chain Opz

7 Principles of Supply Chain Management Explained. Would you like to understand supply chain management concept but dont have time to study from a supply chain textbook ? The good news is, this article will explain to you the key principles of supply chain management that you can finish within 5 minutes. 1) Adapt Supply Chain to Customers Needs. 2) Customize Logistics Network. Supply Chain Case Study: Executives Guide.

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

Logistics Bureau

With the Coronavirus disease, COVID-19 , daily infecting more and more people in China and many other parts of the world, economists and analysts are scrambling to predict its longer-term impact on global business in general and on supply chains in particular. 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. percent of global GDP in 2003.

The rapid reorientation of supply chains

EFT

In an age of lean supply chains and highly-specialised production, a sudden disruption can mean disaster. The big issue sitting at the heart of supply chains. We had the supply chain shock that started at the beginning of this year.

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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. As you can see from the above results the supply chain benefits of utilizing RFID pallets was proven.

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.

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. As a result, Global Supply Chains have experienced severe “Supply side Shocks” with massive disruptions impinging on all sectors. SUPPLY CHAIN OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES.

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

Supplier Risk Management Considerations for the Coronavirus Outbreak

ivalua

Beyond this enormous human toll, the Coronavirus and the efforts to control the spread of the virus is being felt throughout the world’s supply chain. 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. . This mapping should include evaluating those key tier 2 and tier 3 suppliers as well as key logistics hubs that could be impacted. .

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

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).

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.

Refresh Your Supply Chain – Have a Coke and a Smile

Supply Chain Network

Clearly, this company knows a thing or two about supply chain management. 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. The purpose was to streamline the supply chain by providing the latest technology to managers, delivery drivers and merchandisers. Emerging Trends Environment Supply Chain Management

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain

E2open

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain. 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. Supply chains need to be real-time and extend to include customer, co-packer, supplier and suppliers’ suppliers networks. The Future of Supply Chain.

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

The global supply chain is more connected than ever, demanding the movement of commodities be faster, more efficient and farther-reaching. More than a dozen cases have been reported in Florida, prompting the logistics companies to heighten their mitigating measures against the disease. Ebola Cuts Off Supply Lines. Supply chain networks are designed in such a way that a determined quantity and quality of a commodity needs to be transported at a calculated timeframe.

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.

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

KEPLER Consulting

Responding to the ever-changing expectations of consumers in a highly competitive digital economic environment involves having a solid, agile, and cost-effective Supply Chain. After all, companies need to minimize and monitor the most harmful supply chain management practices. The importance of a robust supply chain. that use unreliable data to misrepresent supply chain decisions. – Supply Chain Management: is Blockchain the new RFID?

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Adjusted for inflation, federal purchases have fallen by about 19 percent since 2003, while purchases by states and localities have fallen by about 5 percent. The post Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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.

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. The whole supply chain was going to be transformed.

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.

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. The value is in optimizing vessel scheduling – the goal is to move all goods/cars with the fewest number of vessels so that we can achieve a balanced supply and demand situation as well as free up any excess tonnage for new opportunities.

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

Provenance

With more than half of the world’s population living in cities and consuming 75% of natural resources and 80% of the energy supply, triggering positive shifts on the circularity of our cities food systems is key. 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.”.

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Walmart again Raises Chargeback Stakes

Enterra Insights

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.” The editorial staff at Supply Chain Digest reports Walmart will penalize suppliers a 3% chargeback relative to an invoice for each case that fails to meet its new “on time, in full” requirements.[3]

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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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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. Anyway, there is a big gap between supply chain theories and practices. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. In 1992, UPS acquired both Haulfast and Carryfast and rebranded to UPS Supply Chain Solutions. were rebranded to the UPS Store brand in 2003. The new segment was rebranded as UPS Supply Chain Solutions. The post LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight.