Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

For the first time since I started this blog in 2005 I will be posting an email from one of my fantastic readers. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

Unified TMS Thru Integration Enables Profitability

Cerasis

According to Sean Kilcarr of FleetOwner, the statistic has risen from 62% in 2005 to 91% in 2018. The overwhelming majority of motor carriers and shippers use a transportation management system (TMS) to gain insights into supply chain management and keep freight spend under control. Unfortunately, “only 33% of motor carriers operating under 10 trucks.read More. The post Unified TMS Thru Integration Enables Profitability appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Supply Chain Sustainability: A Byproduct of Efficiency

Talking Logistics

What is so special about October 23, 2005? That’s when Walmart’s CEO at the time, Lee Scott, gave a speech entitled Twenty First Century Leadership that arguably kicked off the supply chain sustainability era. Environmental loss threatens our health and the health of the natural systems we depend on,” said Scott. The challenges include: Increasing. Read more Supply Chain Sustainability: A Byproduct of Efficiency.

Logistics Planning Crucial to Smooth Warehouse Start-up Projects

Kane is Able

Back in 2005, the Tyler Texas Area Builders Association built a large home from the ground up in less than 3 hours. At the time, it set a record. Here's the video. It was a promotional effort to publicize the Association, but the overarching message was the importance of planning.

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Green Supply Chain News on Review of Walmart 2016 Global Responsibility Report

Supply Chain Digest

Walmart Says it Reached its 2005 Goal of Doubling Fleet Efficiency by 2015. Social Focus Continues to Expand

The Governance of Global Value Chains

SCM Research

Gereffi, Humphrey and Sturgeon (2005) take a transaction-based political economy perspective to explain The Governance of Global Value Chains. 2005). It can be very insightful to see how supply chains are viewed in other research fields.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on US Truck Driver Pay Easily Explains Driver Shortage

Supply Chain Digest

Real Wages Fell 20 to 25 Percent after 2005, Just Now Getting Back to those Levels after Major Increases in Past Two years

Deadly aviation year, yet safety record improving-IATA

Logistics Middle East

Could be worst year for loss of life in civil aviation since 2005

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Supply Chain Risk Management: Risks of Relocating a Business ‘China to Vietnam’

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

2005). According to Lambert and Cooper, accelerating globalisation and propelling innovations have been responsible over the past years for developing market competition.

Emirates rejects Delta apology over 9/11 comments

Logistics Middle East

s 2005 bankruptcy on "Arabian Peninsula 9/11 terrorists" In an interview on CNN, Delta CEO Rochard Anderson blamed his company?s

With Brexit Looming, New Supply Chain Requirements Emerge

ToolsGroup

Optilon was founded in 2005 and is today active throughout the Nordic region with offices in Sweden, Denmark and Finland. On October 31st, the United Kingdom will leave the EU, with or without an exit deal. This, combined with the 2019 EU election results that changed the political landscape, opens speculation regarding this alternative reality, and what requirements it would put on companies in the EU.

Drydocks World gets ISO welding certification

Logistics Middle East

Drydocks World secures ISO 3834-2: 2005 certificate on welding as part of quality drive

Citation of Excellence Awards 2012

SCM Research

2005): Supply chain collaboration: Making sense of the strategy continuum. The annual Citation of Excellence Awards recognize “the 50 most outstanding articles published by the top 300 management journals in the world” Emerald Group Publishing Limited has now announced the winners of the 2012 Awards. All awarded articles are obviously well worth reading.

7 Supply Chain Lessons from Lenovo

Supply Chain Opz

However, the majority of Lenovo''s supply chain case studies focus on the use of information system and the benefits of the acquisition of IBM’s PC business in 2005. Lenovo has been consistently ranked on the list of supply chain top 25 by research and advisory firm Gartner Inc for more than 4 years in a row. In this article, we will show you 7 elements of Lenovo''s supply chain operations from the book " The Lenovo Way: Managing a Diverse Global Company for Optimal Performance ". (1)

Reimagine Supply Chain of the Future – agile, resilient, and balanced – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the United States in 2005, Cisco executives created a business continuity-planning dashboard to mitigate risks. Let me start with a quote from a great leader!!

Appterra’s 11th birthday

Descartes

11 years ago in June 2005, Charlie Alsmiller founded the company, with just a laptop and a room in the back of our attorney’s office with no customers and no business plan. He did splurge on a nice hermann miller chair, which he still use today. Every single month of this time, we made money. Sometimes it was barely a dollar, The post Appterra’s 11th birthday appeared first on Appterra.

CILT convention to be held in Dubai this September

Logistics Middle East

s (CILT) International Convention is returning to the Middle East for the first time since 2005 The four day Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport?s

Savings Through Container Transport Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

It wasn’t until 2005 when the International Maritime Office (IMO) established industry standards for more consistent loading, transporting, and unloading of goods in ports throughout the world, saving time and resources. The use of standardized steel shipping containers, or intermodal containers, started late in the 1940s as commercial shipping operators started employing them for ocean carrier, truck, and rail transport.

American Logistics Aid Network Getting Ready for Florence

Material Handling and Logistics

ALAN was founded in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and is a philanthropic, industry-wide organization that provides free logistics assistance to disaster relief organizations before, during and after catastrophic events. . The group has activated a hurricane micro-site that will allow organizations to monitor each storm’s path, view recent alerts and get updates on transportation and supply chain conditions in impacted areas. As Hurricane Florence nears the U.S.

Ecommerce Delivery: The New Moment of Truth

Descartes

In 2005, A.G. Lafley Chairman, President & CEO of Procter & Gamble coined two " Moments of Truth ". First moment of truth : When a customer is first confronted with the product. It occurs within the first 3-7 seconds of a consumer encountering the product and it is during this time that marketers have the capability of turning a browser into a buyer. Second moment of truth : When a customer purchases a product and experiences its quality as per the promise of the brand.

The Platform Economy Powered by Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

trillion in market capitalization worldwide and would account for 25% of the world’s entire economy by 2020, up from 15% in 2005. A platform is a business model that creates value by facilitating exchanges between two or more interdependent groups, usually consumers and producers. Applico. Amazon comes to mind for a lot of us when we think about platforms. But there are others and, like Amazon when goods are exchanged for money, logistics are involved.

3 Ways Crowdsourcing Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

Kinaxis

by Kirsten Watson The term crowdsourcing—the process of obtaining ideas, services or information by soliciting feedback from a large group of people—has existed since 2005. But its fundamental concept predates the name by centuries. In 1714, the British government offered the public a monetary prize to the person who created the best solution for measuring a ship’s longitude. As has been this case with so many concepts, the internet has given crowdsourcing phenomenal reach and influence.

Factors Influencing Delivery Address Amendment - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sometime in 2005, I had ordered a birthday gift hamper for my friend from one of the web based retailer in US, to be delivered on her birthday, which happened to be a couple of week later. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare. High-Tech. Hospitality and Leisure. Industrial Manufacturing. Insurance.

Cross-border geoblocking and the supply chain’s last mile

Kinaxis

Since 2005 we implemented a solution for cross border purchases allowing customers worldwide to order at shops which do not deliver to other countries, offering a local delivery address. by Dustin Mattison. I recently spoke with Robert Thiemann , the Founder of BPM-Lux and Advisor of BPM, Logistics & Transport to discuss recent changes in cross-border geoblocking regulations in Europe and the implications for consumers and sellers.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

The fuel supply chain could be one of many chains affected by a hurricane, especially if the hurricane threatens the Gulf of Mexico hampering the oil fields like Katrina did in 2005. by Joe Cannata With Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful storm to threaten the Atlantic Coast in over 10 years that has already brought severe damage to Haiti, the Bahamas and several Southeastern U.S. states, obvious disruptions to supply chains and supply chain risk management were a given.

We Need Supply Chain Immunity, not Resiliency: A Position Paper

NC State SCRC

1] It also means minimizing damage and the time taken to return to a normal state of operations (Sheffi and Rice, 2005). [2] 1] Sheffi, Y (2005). 2005). In today’s post I am sharing insights from a position paper that my colleague Dan Finkenstadt, PhD , myself, and other academic and government officers are working on. The paper is an attempt to create some logic in the fact of the chaotic healthcare supply chain events currently underway.

The Importance of Confidence in Career and Life

JDA software

In 2005, I moved into a services sales role which was a new role at JDA at the time. Haley Morse is vice president, services sales, North American retail and has been with JDA for nearly 25 years. She is a great example of getting comfortable being uncomfortable and talks about how she’s done this in her career, and how important it is to be confident in yourself and your decisions. Haley’s family, from L to R: Haley, Zachary, Sydney, and David. Tell us a little about yourself.

Supply Chains By the Numbers

Supply Chain Shaman

They first appeared on the scene in 2005. Tomorrow starts a new year. It will take me awhile to adjust. Intellectually, while I will know that year has changed, I will screw-up time, and time, again by writing 2014 on documents for many, many months. For me, tonight sitting facing the city skyline in the dark, 2015 sounds so far in the future; but, I know that it is on the horizon. I take the years that end in the numbers five and zero a bit more seriously than other years.

Where Do We Go From Here? Taking a Look at the 2016 State of Logistics Report

Cerasis

While inventories had steadily grown since 2005 at 5-percent annually, growth of inventories in 2015 flattened out. 2015 was a different year for the logistics industry. For the first time in more than 10 years, the Federal Reserve took the initiative to slightly increase interest rates, but the hopes for a robust start to 2016 were quickly dashed.

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The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward

Cerasis

The only time it was higher was in December 2005, when it had briefly crossed $15. This is the first post in a two part series on the “Changing Face of Manufacturing.” ” We have many manufacturing shipper customers, and we love to create content of value for them on such subjects as best practices in logistics or trends around the supply chain.

Technology Support in Integrated Business Planning: Automation, Augmentation and Human Centricity

Supply Chain Trend

Kaplan & Norton (2005) observed that a fundamental disconnect between the formulation of their strategy and the implementation of that strategy is responsible for 60%-90% of failure rates in of strategy implementation. 2005).

7 Laws of Successful Supply Chain Alliance

Supply Chain Opz

In order to increase the efficiency of the whole supply chain, modern businesses relies on the stronger and closer relationship with their trading partners. In this article, the basic supply chain alliances concept together with the critical success factors will be presented.

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

The USA says it intends to reduce emissions by 26-28 percent below its 2005 level by 2025 , trying hard for the upper limit. Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future. One of the biggest driving forces behind controlling greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change is the Paris Agreement. On September 3, 2016 China and the US agreed to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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Chocolate, a 'guilty' pleasure?

ChainPoint

In 2005 a Dutch journalist explored the issue of child labour in the cocoa industry , wishing to see the results of the Harkin Engel protocol which was signed in 2001. He was shocked to find that child labour was still endemic in the cocoa industry. An estimated 1.8 million children are exposed to the worst forms of child labour* on cocoa farms in countries such as Ghana and Ivory Coast, the two main producers of cocoa in the world. traceability cocoa child labour child slavery

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6 Sigma Supply Chain: The Brief Introduction for Non-Statisticians

Supply Chain Opz

More comprehensive approach can be found in the article " A conceptual model for the application of Six Sigma methodologies to supply chain improvement " by Knowles et al 2005. Another notable paper is " Supply chain management six sigma: a management innovation methodology at the Samsung Group " by Yang et al 2005. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. 6 Sigma Supply Chain: The Brief Introduction for Non-Statisticians.