Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

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Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. From shareholders to consumers, sustainable logistics has created broad value. Logistics

Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

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How you develop your sales team has a big impact on your logistics business. According to Supply Chain Quarterly , Quarter 4, 2011 issue: “Supply chain scorecards typically focus on operational metrics. ” One of the areas that the Logistics of Logistics specializes in is people skills development that is designed for the busy logistics professional. The post Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

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Logistics Past, Present, and Future

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Logistics on the move. The logistics role is changing according to John Wiehoff, CEO of C. The logistics business has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. Robinson (CHR), the world’s largest provider of truckload transportation services, visited MIT CTL recently to give his view of the changing face of logistics. While reliable service and low prices are still important, these metrics have become prerequisites for commercial success.

Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability

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Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. LTL gets even trickier according to a report by the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. . However, while technology evolves to allow better tracking of carbon footprint, there’s a potential to substantially improve overall logistics sustainability by addressing a less often discussed but insidious problem. Logistics

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

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in February 2016, the lowest level since February 2008. Source: Inbound Logistics). Source: Inbound Logistics) . AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7% Banner Ad: Précis: Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0%

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Is Working Capital on Your Logistics Dashboard?

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Is Working Capital on Your Logistics Dashboard? Transportation management system (TMS) technology helps companies to manage a host of performance metrics – including working capital. The link between freight transportation and this financial metric might not be obvious, but working capital is a key measure of a company’s efficiency and a number of the logistics metrics that are monitored by TMS solutions impact its performance. High-value metric.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

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Starts for single-family homes were an annualized 768,000 in November 2015, the highest level since January 2008. Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% Source: Materials Handling & Logistics). Précis: Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

Supply Chain Talent: Insights from CSCMP Annual Conference

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That was certainly true at Starbucks, which went through some difficult times in 2008. Contrary to what many people believe, investing in employees is not dilutive [to a company’s financial results and shareholder value] — it’s actually accretive,” said Schultz, pointing to the company’s turnaround and growth since 2008 as proof. The post Supply Chain Talent: Insights from CSCMP Annual Conference appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

7 Best Supply Chain Books of All Time

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Therefore, the challenge to establish the ranking method is to find a more economical data source and the unbiased metrics. 2008). In this article, we rank books based on their influence, popularity, recency and practicality and then we come up with the list of the best supply chain books. Finding Best Supply Chain Books We've found that most recommendations for on the web are based on just personal opinion.

IMO 2020 is Here. Are You Ready?

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m/m in 2020 was taken way back in 2008 and it got ratified in 2016 in the 17th session of MEPC meeting. Reducing sulphur emissions by utilizing low sulphur fuel oils in shipping vessels will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 requirements. million metric tons annually. Refiners must focus on relationships with suppliers and other logistics companies now to negotiate term deals for fuel. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Where have all the Truckers Gone? 10 Strategies for Shippers to Fight the Capacity and Trucker Shortage

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A thorough analysis provided by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals , (CSCMP) in its “ State of Logistics ” report, indicates that by 2017, shippers in the U.S. 2009 was an exception due to the 2008–2009 recession.) If you’re not equipped with personnel and systems to manage through a shipping resource shortage, you may consider employing 3PL transportion management experts to handle logistics.

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

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General warehouse industry statistics Warehousing costs & revenue statistics Warehouse efficiency statistics Labor statistics in the warehousing industry Automation adoption in the warehousing industry Warehouse performance metrics Warehouse automation stats: General warehouse industry statistics 1. Bureau of Labor Statistics , there are 18,182 private warehousing establishments as of 2018, up from 15,203 in 2008. in Q1 2017, the lowest since 2008.”

Supply Chain Carbon Footprints: Do We Know What We Don’t Know?

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There are several different greenhouse gases, emissions of which are commonly aggregated into a single metric expressed in terms of an equivalent amount of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions.) Walmart may have significant emissions due to their retail stores, distribution centers, and logistics operations, but the emissions in their upstream supply chain dwarf Walmart’s own. 2008) suggest that, for the average sector, Scope 3 accounts for 74% of its total footprint. 2008) does.

Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

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The PCA Corporation lost their case in the court of public opinion in 2008, but the federal conviction is seven years later. In 2008, the company manufactured 2.5% An example is the work on Performance Based Logistics (PBL). Lora wrote the books Supply Chain Metrics That Matter and Bricks Matter , and is currently working on her third book, Leadership Matters. The city of Philadelphia is eerily quiet this morning.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Supply Chain Corporate.

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Doing its part, IBM has just released its corporate responsibility report for 2008 and it dedicates a big part of it to its supply chain. Here are a few highlights from page 32 "Supply Chain Responsibility: A commitment to collaboration": During 2008, IBM continued to implement its Supply Chain Social Responsibility initiative across its global network of suppliers. In 2008, IBM spent $1.5 About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog.

How to run a supply chain war room that's ready for anything part 2: Planning for and preventing risk

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Ed Barriball, Partner at McKinsey & Company, takes a similar position and suggests looking at internal systems and metrics first, with an emphasis on keeping it simple, followed by building out into easily available data sources. “I

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Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide - SupplyChainOpz

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Resilience Project, its methods has been tested under many extreme circumstances such as, - 2008: Chengdu Earthquake in China. However, the logic Cisco uses to manage the disruption is very robust and details are summarized into the infographic below, Note: metrics data is for illustrative purpose. Metrics look very simple and its kind of nice to have something like these. In general, you may not be able to get all level of metrics. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies.

A “Swiss Army Knife” of Supply Chain Talent Requirements: Views from a Former Wolfpack Student

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Stuart William was in one of my former MBA classes at NC State in 2008, and graduated into one of the worst economies ever in May of 2009. Relationship management, data modeling, problem solving, sourcing analysis, negotiation, data-driven decision-making, metrics development, forecasting, process flow, BOM understanding, MRP/production schedule, Pareto analysis, and information presentations are all key skills that he applies in his CPO role.

Three Key Trends From The WERC DC Measures Survey

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This year’s survey showed the growing importance of labor-related metrics in assessing DC performance. Trend One: Labor Metrics Dominate . Every year the WERC report lists the top 12 metrics used by DC and warehouse managers and tracks how those rankings change from year to year. The metrics cover inventory, warehouse operations, financial, and labor-related measures. As noted by the WERC study authors, “logistics is still very much a people-oriented business.

Looking for Growth in Lean Times? Look North to Canada!

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On whichever metric one compares, Unemployment, GDP, Inflation or Currency, Canada has fared better during this downturn. Looking at GDP, Canada and the US both went negative in 2008 and based on aggressive stimulus both returned to roughly 3% in 2011, however since that time there is about a 1% spread with Canada at 2.75% and US at 1.75%. Emerging Trends Canada e-commerce e-tail fulfillment growth opportunity retail Third Party Logistics

Handfield’s Top Supply Chain Predictions for 2016

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Other indicators included data pulled from the Federal Reserve economic database, the Producer Price Index, the Purchasing Managers Index, as well as internal metrics such as the size of the company’s own sales force. This is a radical representation, as it requires thinking that the key performance metric in this case is agility and responsiveness to customer and technological change.

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival

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But changing Chinese demographics and global logistics trends may transform Singles’ Day 2020 into a major milestone for US exporters and retailers. Chinese Logistics Infrastructure is Making US->China E-Commerce More Feasible. The logistics infrastructure in China is wildly underdeveloped compared to the United States. One popular metric – a country’s logistics costs as a percentage of GDP – has China at 18% and the US at only 8.5%.

Rockwell Automation: Supply Chains to Admire Winner

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For the past five years, the team at Supply Chain Insights identified Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners by analyzing performance by peer group on the key metrics of growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC). In Figure 1, we include the orbit chart of performance metrics at the intersection of operating margin and inventory turns.

New IMO 2020 Regulations Help Reduce Marine Sulphur Emissions

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Reducing sulphur emissions by utilizing low sulphur fuel oils in shipping vessels will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 requirements. million metric tons annually. It’s also important to work closely with a third party logistics provider (3PL) like C.H. Robinson that offers a global suite of services with experts who are ready and able to solve your logistics problems. Robinson global logistics expert.

Rockwell Automation: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

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For the past five years, the team at Supply Chain Insights identified Supply Chains to Admire Award Winners by analyzing performance by peer group on the key metrics of growth, operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC). In Figure 1, we include the orbit chart of performance metrics at the intersection of operating margin and inventory turns.

Supply Chain Management:Instance Consolidation Strategy

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Logistics and Distribution. Consistent Business Intelligence - BI metrics can be obtained consistently across the entire business banking on the foundation of single version of master data. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy.

Supply Chain Management:Demand Planning in CPG industry.

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Logistics and Distribution. In this step, the actuals are compared with the planned metrics (MAPE, forecast accuracy, bias etc.) December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. 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.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

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Logistics and Distribution. In our March commentary, the takeaway was that these rapidly changing retailer business models imply that organizations can no longer assume the same organizational structures of accountability where marketing and supply chain teams supporting physical stores and online fulfillment reside in separate organizational entities with conflicting metrics. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us.

Supply Chain Management:Smarter Partnering for Smarter Business

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Logistics and Distribution. Some of those are Cognos, iLog, SPSS, Core Metrics, Emptoris, Vivisimo and many others, as world is moving from reactive to proactive. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. 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.

Supply Chain Management:Supply Chain Visibility: The need.

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Logistics and Distribution. Example: For a shipper, number of shipments at a 3PL warehouse might be a relevant metric while the 3PL provider may be more interested in the number of shipments for all serviced shippers. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods.

Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

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Logistics and Distribution. A further benefit of integration of these many systems is to allow organizations to effectively report on their sustainability metrics. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. 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.

Demand Planning - Practicing the Best Practices - Infosys Blogs

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Logistics and Distribution. In this blog I will focus on first couple of sub process of demand planning cycle - 1) Setting up demand planning objectives and metrics for different business units/customers/key items/locations 2) Setting up the frequency of the forecasting process (create/review/publish) with the time horizons. Hence it is not recommended as a single metric to be followed. Hence it is also not recommended as single metric to be followed. December 2008.

Business Process Optimization in Asset Management - Infosys Blogs

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Logistics and Distribution. IT enablement in areas like Mobile work management, Health and Safety, Metrics monitoring (KPI) etc. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. 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.