Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

Many companies talk about Supply Chain Excellence, but most leaders struggle to define it. One supply chain leader, in a discussion last week, likened supply chain excellence to fitness. He felt that supply chain excellence was analogous.

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. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B UPS Freight has 6.9% UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight Services. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight History.

Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro

Supply Chain Opz

Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro. While this remains valid, the new treats such as terrorist activities demand more comprehensive supply chain security beyond the four walls perspective. Supply Chain Security. NAVIGATE. Basics.

4 Ideas To Make Your Supply Chain More Agile and Give Consumers Flexible Shopping Options

FLEXE

Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Adding flexibility to your supply chain is now a must-have to stay relevant with your customers. Supply chain managers are using this as a seasonal solution.

4 Supply Chain Technologies that Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Adding flexibility to your supply chain is now a must-have to stay relevant with your customers. Supply chain managers are using this as a seasonal solution.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends! Held again in Philadelphia, this year’s event brought back memories of 2004, the year the old CLM: Council of Logistics Management became today’s CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals! New of course, in it’s second year, is The CSCMP Supply Chain of the Future exhibition.

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

Shippers may then choose to move freight with either option depending on what is best for the shipper at that time. The TMS allows the shipper to then book the freight no matter what mode, ensuring that transportation management goals are met. In addition to offering all over-the-road modes with the addition of enterprise ground parcel management, Transtream provides access to intercontinental and international air freight services in the Cerasis Rater.

Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

Talking Logistics

I remember speaking a few years ago with Art Mesher, Descartes’ CEO from November 2004 through November 2013, and he attributed the turnaround to Descartes’ shift from a “culture of selling” to a “culture of serving.”

4 Logistics Technologies That Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Adding flexibility to your supply chain is now a must-have to stay relevant with your customers. Supply chain managers are using this as a seasonal solution.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight.

[Infographic]: How Visual Aids Can Improve Safety in the Workplace

Cerasis

Our aim at Cerasis continues and will always be to provide the most important information to those in the manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, and logistics industry. Today we bring you some digestible information around safety in the workplace.

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

tracking demand and supplies indicate continuous growth within the trucking industry for at least the next year. The damage from the overly active storms damaged both freight containers and trucks, and in Houston, the trucking industry is barely back to life.

Not Your Father’s TMS [Episode Highlights]

Talking Logistics

Supply chain execution convergence is a concept that is fairly common today and involves both an internal and external review of an organization’s supply chain processes. This approach applies to both internal and external supply chains.

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Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?

Cerasis

Industry data for 2004 - 2013 shows an annual loss of at least $17 billion due to vacant positions, with shocking losses of around $45 billion in both 2012 and 2013. Top success in transportation services, logistics, the transport components of reverse logistics systems , and reaching financial goals set for transportation management demands a complete commitment of professionals passionate exclusively about excelling in the freight transportation field.

5 Absolutely Effective Ways to Maximize Cross-docking Performance

Abivin

That’s why logistics managers always on a mission to find better and faster supply chain strategy along with solutions to cut down all kinds of supply chain costs. You may already know that cross-docking is one of the best solutions for your supply chain strategy.

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An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles

Transportfolio

The concept has come a long way since the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) raised the starter flag in 2004 with its first Urban Challenge, which was part of a program to develop an unmanned combat vehicle. An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles.Connect.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

Transportfolio

Between 2004 and 2014, China imported $13.52 Most rely on an agency network relationship to move the freight to China only. To choose suitable freight forwarding companies in China, be sure they have these 5 capabilities: Deep knowledge about the import/export procedure.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

2004=100). Cass Freight Index: The December shipments index decreased 4.9% Freight Rail: Traffic Originations of carloads in December 2015 totaled 1,219,443, a decrease of 15.6% Source: Supply Chain 24/7). AIR FREIGHT: . OCEAN FREIGHT: . . MARKET:

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Land challenges for Hong Kong’s Logistics sector were the key topics discussed at the recent Leadership Luncheon gathering of Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP).

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

2004=100). MULTIMODAL: Cass Freight Index: The February shipments index increased 8.3% Freight Rail Traffic: Originations of carloads in February 2016 totaled 979,042, a decrease of 10.1% Source: AAR.org) (Average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads; Includes federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses). TRUCKING: Truckload Freight: The spot market for truckload freight in February decreased 2.4%

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This Week in Logistics News (May 16-20, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The title of my presentation is “A Brave New World: How to Achieve Optimum Supply Chain Performance in a World of Drones, Driverless Trucks, 3D Printing, and Other Emerging Technologies.” Amazon Looking to License or Acquire Freight-Management Technology (WSJ-sub.