This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

White House Directs the EPA and the Department of Transportation (DOT) to Set the Next Round of Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles. According to the product sheet , “Oracle Global Trade Intelligence provides a dashboard view into the unique metrics by which your customs and compliance operation measures success. This is not only leading to stockouts, but also higher transportation rates.

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How Do You Define a Mature Supply Chain Planning Organization? (Part 1)

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2006, they made a decision to implement a supply chain planning solution. Integration of corporate social responsibility metrics in planning. Most often the focus is on transportation or logistics, but does not take into consideration the trade-offs between make, source and deliver. Use of third-party data for transportation lane and drayage times by day/time of week. There is a lack of clarity on what drives value and metrics are functional. Metrics.

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Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. million metric tons (or 60% of the world’s supply). million metric tons. Supply chain is not just about the procurement and transportation of goods from source to consumer. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled. It’s expected that market demand for the metal will increase to more than 120,000 tonnes per year by 2020 — 60% of which will account for battery production alone.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

The combination of technology along with the advancements in transportation made it possible. The winners drive improvement while posting financial results in the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter ahead of the peer group. Corporate report data is not readily available before 2006. A Supply Chain Leader will make progress on both of these key metrics with a very tight and controlled pattern. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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Insights from Elemica reveal 2014 Frankfurt

Talking Logistics

The German team overcame disappointments in 2006 and 2010 to win the World Cup this year, while favorites Spain (the defending champion) and Brazil (the host country) were humbled by the competition. Moving forward, BASF is working on different projects to improve end-to-end supply chain visibility, like track and trace for products from BASF to end users and transport visibility. What do the Germany World Cup Team and the Boston Red Sox have in common?

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

Overall Results on the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. The shift from 2004-to 2006 is impressive. It is exciting to see a country so excited about building global transportation infrastructure. Lora has written the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. Definition. Bookends: To be positioned at the end or on either side of (something). Colgate. Procter & Gamble.

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Transforming Consumer Value Chains: Navigating The Power Shift to the Shopper

Supply Chain Shaman

When we do these types of analysis, we look back at the data as far as we can reach (Y chart data is available only back to 2006 in a reliable form) and then we look at the period of 2006-2014 and the more recent period of 2011-2014. As a result, unit picking, shipping and returns is redefining warehouse management and transportation processes. Last week, Wal-Mart announced the closing of 269 stores and the layoffs of 10,000 employees.

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

He served on the board of Trammell Crow Company (TCC: NYSE), which was purchased by CB Richard Ellis (CBG: NYSE) in 2006. How do I start using my existing operations data metrics like cycle time, uptime to help create operational benefits for my teams? Are industrial bottlenecks preventing your business from growing? According to IDC, most companies lose 20-30% in revenue every year due to bottlenecks and inefficiencies.

Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars

ThroughPut

He served on the board of Trammell Crow Company (TCC: NYSE), which was purchased by CB Richard Ellis (CBG: NYSE) in 2006. How do I start using my existing operations data metrics like cycle time, uptime to help create operational benefits for my teams? Eliminating Real-World Bottlenecks using AI from Silicon Valley to Mars. September 25th, 2019. Are industrial bottlenecks preventing your business from growing?

Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

Talking Logistics

This was not a trivial transition because the software industry, until relatively recently, was long fixated on measuring its health and success by new license revenue (sales of products) instead of customer-centric metrics, such as realization of ROI and payback objectives. Velocity Mail (June 2018) : “an electronic transportation network that provides global air carriers with mail and parcel shipment scanning and tracking solutions.”.