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

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. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The post Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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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

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.

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

FreightTech for Fortune 500 Shippers with Brad Forester and Mike Mulqueen

The Logistics of Logistics

Brad is a highly recognized senior supply chain leader with over 23 years of managing, designing, and implementing freight transport technology. With functional expertise in Global TMS Programs, Change Management, Organizational Design, and Systems Integration, he has been leveraging these skills to benefit clients since he founded JBF in 2003. Brad has a BA in Logistics Management from Michigan State University. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast.

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.

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. Global Transportation Supply Chain Transportation Market COVID-19

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. Freight and Transportation Services Transportation Market Global shipping International shipping

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Now, UPS has aggressively grown into freight and other transportation solutions through a series of strategic acquisitions. The latest addition to this portfolio includes LTL and truckload freight services, which complements UPS’s global capabilities to provide customers a single source for multiple modes of transportation. were rebranded to the UPS Store brand in 2003. In 2005, UPS acquired the less-than-truckload (LTL) trucking company Overnite Transportation.

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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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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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. .

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. As of today, Chinese authorities shut down transportation for more than a dozen cities, effectively putting nearly 60 million people under severe travel restrictions. Many have compared this outbreak to the SARS emergency of 2003.

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9 Apps in 2 Days: Business App Development Acceleration

AIMMS

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Christian Olsen, Head of Business Development at Höegh, a leading global shipping company specializing in vehicle transportation services. 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.

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

Logistics Bureau

And when its supply chains are ravaged by lockdowns, quarantines, and transport restrictions, Australia cannot hope to avoid paying some sort of price. 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

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.

How the Terra Acquisition Fits Into the Future Supply Chain

E2open

Campbell Soup was the first company to adopt demand sensing in 2003. Terra is the industry leader in demand solutions, including demand sensing, inventory optimization and transportation forecasting. 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.

The Rise of Networks as Market Goliaths

Supply Chain @ MIT

Airlines use similar logistic in their hub-and-spoke systems. After building its worldwide network for over 100 years, UPS is offering logistics and supply chain management services on the back of its creation. The difficulty of competing with an existing network was clearly demonstrated when DHL entered the US domestic market in 2003 in an attempt to compete with the UPS (and FedEx) networks, only to exit in 2008 after suffering heavy losses.

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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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.) 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. Trends in industrial supply chains and networks”, International journal of physical distribution & logistics management, vol.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Yellow Transportation was founded in 1924 by A.J. purchased Roadway in 2003. Yellow Transportation and Roadway formally merged to create YRC Worldwide in 2009. The post LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Transportation Company profile YRC Freight LTL Carrier Profile YRC Freight history YRC Freight info YRC Freight information YRC Freight Overview YRC Freight profile YRC Freight trucks

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.

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.

It’s easier with Evans

3PL Insights

For nine decades, Evans Distribution Systems has answered customers’ logistical challenges in a timely, agile, and efficient manner. In 2003, Evans commissioned a customer audit via in-depth interviews to gain deeper insights and perspectives on our customer service. We want it to be easy for finance to talk with operations and for transportation to talk with warehousing and sales. This has been true since we opened our doors.

The Weight of Memory

Tailwind

It also took me back to November 22 nd , 2003 when I visited the memorial – spending one day in Washington on the 40 th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination – visiting the memorials, the Holocaust museum, and walking to the Capitol and the White House, seeing live some of the places I had seen only on TV as a child. In the logistics industry, we work to pick up things, transport things, and deliver things.