Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Sunday, 25 November 2007. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. The ability to real time monitor the status of goods requires a combination of container based technology, back-end business applications and an extended network of logistics fulfillment partners. Monday, December 03, 2007 8:01:00 am. ▼ 2007. (4).

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

Cerasis

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. This series’s aim is to educate on what we see coming down the pipeline in the world of manufacturing. In July 2007, the price of natural gas rose to an astronomical $14 per MMBtu.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Greater Globalization.

Global Trade Management

Monday, 19 November 2007. Businesses in the EU and US are increasing their investment in manufacturing and sourcing offshore. This trend raises critical challenges for international supply chain, quality control, traceability and logistics management. At the same time, considerations on these advantages have to be balanced against higher logistics costs, supply chain fulfilment and supplier management risks. Wednesday, November 21, 2007 2:44:00 pm.

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4 Important Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Businesses must decide which routes to use, where to manufacture products, and whether to employ the use of a third party logistics provider. However, one of the most important aspects of supply chain strategies is often overlooked: the reverse supply chain (also referred to as reverse logistics ). Basically, reverse logistics in the supply chain revolves around dealing with end-of-life, malfunctioning, or hardware upgrades.

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. When I started in logistics, I realized that I knew nothing. The Top Ten Logistics and Supply Chain Books: 1.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date? According to Lummas et al 2001 , the word "Logistics" in English appeared in the article as early as in 1898. 2) Origin of "Logistics". Its here that the word "Logistics" in English language appeared for the first time. 1) Practitioners with traditional view sees SCM as part of logistics (Traditionalist). (2) NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics.

Manufacturing Mobility Movement: The 5 Pillars & Why Executives Must Pay Attention

Cerasis

What makes or breaks a manufacturer's ability to grow, survive, and change in modern civilization? Do executive level decisions influence the small processes in a factory, or is the world simply ready for a new type of manufacturing industry? The Rise of the Manufacturing Mobility Movement. On January 9, 2007, Apple radicalized how the modern world functions with the announcement of the iPhone. Yes, some manufacturers are reluctant to embrace mobility.

This Week in Logistics News (January 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Ratings for President Obama’s “State of the Union” address were the lowest since 2000 , but if you tuned in, he raised a couple of points related to supply chain and logistics. Robinson and UltraShipTMS are Talking Logistics sponsors. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (January 27-31, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Atlanta. 2 inches of snow.

Uberisation of Logistics – Are You Too Late?

Logistics Bureau

How close is it to significantly disrupting logistics? Walmart is using Uber itself to “uberise” its home delivery network, but logistics operators could become “Ubers” in their own right, offering no-strings, one-off, whenever and wherever logistics services. Before we delve into the possibilities for logistics operators, let’s take a look at the origins of uberisation. The same argument might extend to logistics in general. Levels of Uberisation of Logistics.

The Role of Technology in the Logistic Industry’s Evolution

BluJay Solutions

The functional boundaries between different systems are breaking down as logistics operations evolve into leaner, more agile services. Twenty years ago, the Logistics division of UPS in Europe developed a platform combining order management, inventory management and cross docking along with transportation management. The post The Role of Technology in the Logistic Industry’s Evolution appeared first on Kewill Inc. Manufacturing Retail Supply Chain (software

Logistics Services Providers Make Progress against Green Targets

BluJay Solutions

The recent announcement from Maersk Line the world's largest container shipping company, that it has reached its 2020 target of reducing CO2 emissions by 25% from its benchmark 2007 levels a whole 7 years early, and is increasing the 2020 target to 40%, provides clear evidence that logistics services providers (LSPs) are increasingly taking green issues seriously. Subscribe to our Logistics Newsletter to receive regular industry updates.

6 Strategies for Better Supply Chain Management in the Current Economy

Oracle SCM

The years from 2007 through 2009 were notable for their economic volatility, reflected not only in the global economic recession but also the instability of customer demand and rapid movement in raw material, fuel, and commodity prices. They prioritized projects that reduced inventory and logistics expenses. Strategy 3: Optimize product designs and product management for supply, manufacturing, and sustainability to accelerate profitable innovation. By Maha Muzumdar.

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. For example, no single logistics service provider has a distribution network resembling anything close to nationwide coverage. Far from it, in fact – estimates of the number of logistics service providers in China range from one million to two million companies, many of which have just a couple of trucks.

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How can innovative Manufacturers utilize Route Optimization Software?

Abivin

Benefits of Route Optimization Software for Manufacturers There can be many advantages of using route optimization software in the companies. Currently, Procter & Gamble, a leading manufacturing company, is using route optimization software Abivin vRoute to avoid unnecessary costs and provide GPS vehicle tracking with minimal costs and road usage charging to trucks. How can Manufacturers utilize Route Optimization Software? Manufacturers can assign delivery orders.

The Holidays and The Logistics Crunch: It’s all about the Planning & a Fun Comparison of Logistics & A Successful Turkey Day!

Cerasis

By now, you’ve probably thought about all the logistical details like: what items are required to bring the meal together; who’s responsible for bringing each dish; what time guests should arrive; and where dinner should be served so there’s enough room for everyone. The same is true for logistics planning. Below you will see some updates on expected travel for the Holiday season and a personal story where I compare preparing a Thanksgiving meal to logistics.

“You’re Only as Good as Your Worst Supplier”

Talking Logistics

in an effort to streamline its supply chain as it prepared to ramp up manufacturing…UPS said last year it would set up a logistics center in Londonderry, N.H., But the 130-person logistics facility was beset by problems after it opened in July, said people familiar with the operation, slowing assembly to a crawl. Procuring logistics services is not the same as buying paper clips, yet that’s how many procurement organizations approach it.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Tony Giovaniello, President of Shasta EDC

Supply Chain Game Changer

This was my first exposure to manufacturing. That caused me to learn more about building reliability into the designs and quality into the manufacturing process. Then, I moved in to the contract manufacturing industry. After two years at Solectron, I decided to join a former colleague in forming our own contract manufacturing firm focusing on building systems. From 2007 – 2012, I worked at Celestica. We design forward and reverse logistics supply chains.

Supply Chain Leadership Driving Industry 4.0 & Resilience During Crisis – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Lockdown of cities and manufacturing plants have significantly impacted many industries’ supply chains. Internet of Things (IoT) brings more connectivity in the supply chain network to advance visibility and agility to the logistics and supply operations.

3 Ways Crowdsourcing Is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

Kinaxis

The “last-mile” phase of the traditional fulfillment process is often the most expensive (accounting for as much as 50 percent of a company’s logistics costs), but crowdsourced transportation can sometimes enable same-day delivery at the cost of standard shipping. And when they do, supply chain disruptions like halted manufacturing and transportation breakdowns rattle even the largest, most prepared enterprises.

Can Co-opetition Save your Company?

Elementum

The difference between BlackBerry in 2007— with a net worth of US $40B and BlackBerry in 2013—willing to be sold for a measly a tenth of its 2007 figure—has a lot to do with a failure to identify and deal with its competitors in the correct way. For instance, despite patent disputes, Samsung is set to manufacture the new iPhone’s main chip. In 2007, it released the Kindle.

Supply Chain Management Award for Adva Optical Networking

Supply Chain Movement

ADVA Optical Networking, a Meiningen based manufacturer of telecommunication equipment focusing on fiber-optic transmission technology, is the winner of the Supply Chain Management Award 2013. Two-stage production with the centralized manufacturing of product components and customer-specific configuration regionally also offers greater flexibility to the customers. Each year since 2006, the Supply Chain Management Award has honored the best value chain in the manufacturing industry.

Staying Ahead of Supply Chain Paradigms – LogiSYM September 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

But alternative models are emerging, including distributed manufacturing enabled by robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and 3D-printing, distributed intelligence brought about by the internet of things and distributed labor enabled by the internet and mobile devices. Demand sensing technology will help supply chain professionals to become smarter about the sales side, which helps to drive sales but also allows for better planning of logistics and manufacturing capacity.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Attracting Millennials to Manufacturing: Understanding Millennial Experience in Order to Gain Talent

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: As an older Millennial who landed in Transportation Management & Logistics marketing, our target audience are manufacturers who ship freight. I figured, we pepper in some tips on transportation management, but if we also offer value to manufacturers, they would turn to us as the experts. However, what I didn’t expect was how much joy I would get out of understanding manufacturing. almost everything we use is made/manufactured 2.

Rangel Invests In BluJay Software To Manage Air, Sea And Road Transport Operations

BluJay Solutions

SOURCE: Rangel Logistics Solutions. Technological platform is leader in logistics and transport software. 1 October 2020 – Rangel Logistics Solutions announced today the adoption of the BluJay Solutions technological platform to manage its air, sea and road transport operations. BluJay Solutions is a leader in software for logistics and transport operations as well as supply chain management, enabling to optimize the future of companies in an increasingly globalized economy.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

Becoming a High Performing Sense and Respond Enterprise: End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility is Key

Talking Logistics

The flow of supplies, finished goods, and information are widely distributed, presenting significant challenges across a manufacturer’s entire supply chain network of customers, suppliers, and logistics providers. Next-generation business networks, where commerce is digitized and flows across buyers, suppliers and logistics providers, is key to enabling future looking capabilities. As supply chains extend globally, they become more complex.

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

This “invisible” part of Walmart’s business is a logistical and supply chain management and the practices they employ should give supply chain managers pause to take a bit out of their day and inspect what Walmart is doing in order to mimic into the supply chain manager’s own practice. The retailer started dealing directly with manufacturers in the 1980s, giving suppliers the job of managing inventory in its warehouses, the Arkansas Business article said.

Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

In attendance are manufacturing representatives from BASF, BerryGlobal, Corning, Covestro, Grace, Evonik, Intel, Monsanto, and Smith’s Detection. Technologists and manufacturers working together to try to define multi-tier processes to redefine B2B. Stuck, only 10% of manufacturers are driving improvement. (90% Factory conditions did not meet the Wal-Mart standards, but the garments were outsourced to a sub-standard factory by a contract manufacturer.

Distribution Models in Vietnam: Primary, Secondary, and Last-mile Distribution

Abivin

Primary Distribution Primary distribution is the allocation of finished saleable goods from original vendor supply points (manufacturers/factories/assembly plants) to distribution centers (DCs) or distributors. Source: Department for Transport [DfT] (2007). Instead of selling directly to customers, which is now challenging, manufacturers usually transport goods to intermediaries and delegate the right to distribute products to them.

How Are Counterfeit Drugs Procured?

Supply Chain @ MIT

Research at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program , Zaragoza, Spain, is investigating why drug dispensers such as clinics and pharmacies might acquire fake drugs. The thesis is being supervised by Dr. Mustafa Çagri Gürbüz, Professor of SCM at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, and Prof. In 2007 a Panamanian prosecutor announced that at least 94 people had died from taking cough medicine contaminated with toxic syrup. Counterfeit cures.

The Top Logistics and Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders to Know for 2020

Shipchain

That’s why we’ve created this list of the top logistics and supply chain journalists and thought leaders that we follow and suggest you check out in 2020. . Top Logistics & Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders We Follow. David “Dave” Blanchard is the Senior Director of Content at EHS Today and Material Handling and Logistics. Steve Banker is the Vice president of Supply Chain Management at ARC Advisory Group and co-author of Logistics Viewpoints.

Out of Africa

Supply Chain Shaman

The conference was heavily dominated by third-party logistics firms, consultants and technology providers. However, to capitalize on this opportunity, manufacturers need to step up. The presence of large South African manufacturers was limited at the conference (as was the thought leadership of global multinationals with operations in Africa). It started with simple money transfers in 2007 and now includes a range of services.

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Supply Chain Opportunities in China

Supply Chain Movement

China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. For example, no single logistics service provider has a distribution network resembling anything close to nationwide coverage. Far from it, in fact – estimates of the number of logistics service providers in China range from one million to two million companies, many of which have just a couple of trucks.

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Using Supply Chain Systems Specialists to Complete Your Project

Veridian Solutions

Consider the issues presented by Material Handling and Logistics : “Manufacturers, 3PLs and others in the supply chain often get lost in the details. The value of working with third-party services for a truly objective view of the supply chain was explored in-depth as SaaS-based systems began to appear in the market in 2007 by an article in the MIT Sloan Management Review, entitled, “ The Need for Third-Party Collaboration.

DHL expands green fleet with addition of new electric delivery vans

EFT

DHL has set a target of operating 70% of first- and last-mile delivery services with clean transport modes by 2025 as part of its longer-term corporate commitment to reduce its logistics-related emissions to zero by 2050. The fleet of 63 NGEN-1000 electric delivery cargo vans are produced by equipment manufacturer Workhorse Group and are capable of running up to 100 miles on a charge. DHL will roll out a new fleet of electric delivery vans that will serve US markets in 2019.