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Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

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

Google Will Acquire a 3PL – And Other Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015

Talking Logistics

made that prediction in 2008 (see the Barron’s article What $300-a-Barrel Oil Will Mean for You ). Brent crude oil prices Dec 2009 – Dec 2014 (Source MoneyAM.com). I use this example to illustrate the challenges (or, perhaps, the futility) of making supply chain and logistics predictions. So, here is my invented future for 2015, starting with my most audacious prediction: Google will acquire a logistics service provider (3PL) and/or a logistics software vendor.

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Supply Chain Management:Infosys team at Pulse 2012 - Day 0

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Though I have attended all Pulse events since its inception in 2008 (last year I gave it a miss), it still looks new every year. The first Pulse event in year 2008, after MRO acquisition, was more of an extension of earlier MRO world or Maximo world event, hence was mainly Maximo focused. December 2008.

Can Blockchain become the solution for anti-counterfeiting and chain of custody?

NC State SCRC

It was in October 2008. As Spend Matters Pierre Mitchell notes , there can be value realized in 1) the elimination of redundant data maintenance activities across the supply chain, 2) the reduction in PO or AP mismatch issues on the transaction side and 3) ease of access to a wider and more universal sales/sourcing network that is not closed to participants based on membership and network fees.

Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste

Talking Logistics

As the table below shows, back in 2008, the U.S. Logistics complexities in the conventional sector can quickly drive up costs and eat into profit margins, if not well managed. Source: “The Future of Natural Gas: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study,” [link]. The post Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. “Past performance is no guarantee of future results.”.

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

NC State SCRC

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.

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

Cerasis

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

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. In my current project about a year ago, North America region Supply Chain Planners were having major concerns related with flawed planning resulting from incorrect or no Source of Supply (SoS) for receipt elements such as Purchase requisitions &/or Planned orders. Procurement Blog. December 2008.

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3 ways supplier diversity in supply chain can positively impact your business

DELMIA Quintiq

The Atlanta-based company demonstrated that companies focusing “heavily on supplier diversity” generated a 133% greater return on procurement investments than the typical business. These companies spent an average of 20% less on their buying operations, and the number of their procurement staff is less than half of their peers who do not have supplier diversity programs in place. More than just charity.

Why investors are looking at supply chain technologies in 2020

Requis

Insiders joke (quite fairly, as it turns out) about billion-dollar procurement-management-disposition cycles that are managed in spreadsheets. You can start with things like logistics, and see how much things have changed in just the past five years.

6 Manufacturing Trends to Watch Out for in 2016

Cerasis

Logistics and Transportation Managers at manufacturers will have reports at their fingertips on how to continue to reduce transportation costs, a heavy portion of the expense budget, by leaning on data to continually improve. We have written quite extensively about the role of robotics in manufacturing as well as the impact on supply chain and logistics. Between 2005 and 2008, the average annual number of robots sold was about 115,000 units.

Supply Chain Control Tower Readiness- Part Two - Infosys Blogs

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Gopi Krishnan GR , Practice Manager - Business Application and Services, Retail CPG, Logistics and Life Sciences, Infosys. Arun Kumar , Principal Consultant - Business Application and Services, Retail CPG, Logistics and Life Sciences, Infosys. Procurement Blog. December 2008. November 2008.

Supply Chain Control Tower Readiness- Part One - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Gopi Krishnan GR , Practice Manager - Business Application and Services, Retail CPG, Logistics and Life Sciences, Infosys. Arun Kumar , Principal Consultant - Business Application and Services, Retail CPG, Logistics and Life Sciences, Infosys. Procurement Blog. December 2008. November 2008.

Why the Outlook for the Oil and Gas Market is Brighter than You Think

Requis

There have been several downturns in recent years, particularly in 2016 (which really originated in 2014-2015), 2008, and of course 1998. Back then, supply chain was divided up into five or six different services, like manufacturing, logistics, operations, etc. I’ve personally seen numerous disposition clients adopt Requis for asset management and procurement because it’s so easy to use.

Supply Chain Management:Gamification - An EAM perspective

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.

Supply Chain Management:Managing After-Sales Service by.

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Read more on our article in Spend Matters , a global content community dedicated to examining a range of procurement and supply chain issues. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. About Us.

Supply Chain Management:Why not WMS App? - Infosys Blogs

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. It does away with difficult and costly upgrades, without any risk of source code modification. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us.

Supply Chain Management:E-retailers exploring same day delivery

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. The DC becomes the single source of supply for carriers to serve certain geographic area for direct customer delivery. To Source products at only DCs from various geographical area. · Effective collaboration would be required with local suppliers to keep optimum supply at source locations.

Supply Chain Management:Maintenance Practice- A standard to be.

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. They tend to seek help from external sources and expect these sources tell them on what they could do best.But the fact is, such standards is of less help and even best practices sometimes doesnt make a good sense of things. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38).

Supply Chain Management:Oracle based Demand to Deliver.

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.

Green Supply Chain Management - Infosys Blogs

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Logistics Design : Efforts should be practiced to reduce fuel consumption. Logistics partners have to be included while product designs so that it improves cubic space utilization and effective fleet management. Reducing pollution during transportation are important activities of reverse logistics.

Supply Chain Management:One Place for all Types of Business.

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. In SAP CLM there is a concept called "context" which is used to segregate the master data and configuration within a single E-Sourcing instance. The following are two commonly used implementations of the contexts to manage procurement and sales contracts. Procurement Blog. December 2008.

Scheduling 'Order Release Process' Intelligently - Infosys Blogs

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. They are order sourcing, order scheduling, order release and finally order shipping & delivery. Order sourcing process finds the optimal node from which order can be sourced; whereas scheduling determines when the order can be shipped or delivered. Procurement Blog. December 2008.

Supply Chain Management:Is Customization a Boon or Bane?

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.

Supply Chain Management:A New Lens for Supply Chain Roadmaps

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.

Supply Chain Management:Instance Consolidation Strategy

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Benefits: Avoid multiple sources of truth - With single / reduced number of instances the number of databases will be less. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008.

Supply Chain Management: - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.

Information Driven Innovation in Supply Chain - Infosys Blogs

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.

Supply Chain Management:Asset Management on Cloud

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. These are the people whose exposure to software applications is limited as compared to Procurement, Finance, CRM users. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us.

Supply Chain Management:BIRT Reporting Redefined!!

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Maximo, an EAM package revolutionized the reporting concept with the introduction of BIRT ((Business Intelligence and Reporting Tool), an open source reporting tool with came packaged within the Application from the onset of Version 7. Procurement Blog. December 2008. November 2008.

Supply Chain Management:Increase in Operational Efficiency.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Since the data is exchanged in real time whenever an item of stock is moved, synergies can even be leveraged in logistics, order management and shop floor manufacturing systems. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008.

Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

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Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.

Supply Chain Management:Make your Assets Green, as Dollar is.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.

Supply Chain Management:Use of Rapid Application Development.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. In addition to product knowledge, I believe that one of the key things in getting this right is to understand the agile and non-agile aspects of the implementation and treat them on their own merit For e.g. infrastructure design with its upfront investment and procurement period is non-agile. Procurement Blog.

Handfield’s Top Supply Chain Predictions for 2016

NC State SCRC

Organizations need to be able to tap into multiple sources of information from both structured and unstructured, internal and external sources, to provide greater insights into key research insights into business strategy questions. Potential sources of risk need to be identified, to be able to narrow the field and understand where the data needs to be collected and monitored, the form of that data, and how it needs to be consolidated and measured for consumption by decision-makers.