Public Purchasing and Green Transport

EcoVadis

Transport activities are a major source of pollution and green house gases (GHG). Road transport alone accounts for 84% of CO2 emissions attributable to transport as pointed out in the White Paper on European Transport Policy ( click_here ). Public authorities can have a major leverage in encouraging green transport given the amount vehicles purchased across Europe.

Oil & Gas Companies Focus on Eliminating Supply Chain Waste

Talking Logistics

As the table below shows, back in 2008, the U.S. One area where significant waste exists is transportation management. Simply put, many oil and gas companies manage their transportation operations in a highly decentralized and fragmented manner with little or no technology.

This Week in Logistics News (June 20-24, 2016)

Talking Logistics

As one commentator put it, will this be another Y2K (much ado about nothing) or will it be like the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 that triggered the financial crisis? Late Tuesday, Covenant Transportation Group Inc.

The View from Houston: DHL Global Energy Conference 2015

Supply Chain View from the Field

The conference was a great opportunity to interact with logistics and procurement executives in an environment of open dialogue and discussion. All of a sudden, everyone is “knocking on the door” of procurement and logistics, asking for cost improvements. These are the types of asset productivity savings that are often left untouched, as procurement goes relentlessly after pricing cuts.

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. More than just charity.

Trade Acronyms as a Second Language

CH Robinson Transportfolio

NAFTA Tariffs were eliminated progressively and all duties and quantitative restrictions, with the exception of those on a limited number of agricultural products traded with Canada, were eliminated by 2008. Global Forwarding Global Trade Resources Transportation Policy Uncategorized

How to Prepare for Tight Truckload Capacity

TMC

FTR Transportation Intelligence estimates that from now through the end of September, 25% of trucks in the Gulf Coast region west of the Mississippi will be impacted by the disruption. Truckload Transportation Rates.” Logistics Outstanding Thesis Award, 2008.

How to Prepare for Tight Truckload Capacity

TMC

FTR Transportation Intelligence estimates that from now through the end of September, 25% of trucks in the Gulf Coast region west of the Mississippi will be impacted by the disruption. Talk to carriers to understand their transportation volumes and customers by lane or region and how your freight fits into the carrier’s service network. Truckload Transportation Rates.” Logistics Outstanding Thesis Award, 2008.

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. This sustainability effort has carried innovation and implementation costs which have been gradually offset with procurement and operational savings. The volume of product damage occurring in between manufacturing and retail is substantial - a 2008 study by Deloitte estimated “unsaleable” product cost manufacturers $15 billion annually or 1-2% of gross sales.

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.

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

Cerasis

LTL gets even trickier according to a report by the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. . This sustainability effort has carried innovation and implementation costs which have been gradually offset with procurement and operational savings.

How Hong Kong is Enhancing its Sustainability Efforts

EcoVadis

The Plan also discusses further on how the building sectors could contribute to the reduction targets as per the Energy saving plan 2015-2025+ published in 2015, and how better urban planning could improve transport energy efficiency and reduce roadside carbon emission.

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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 ). Big Data and Analytics for Oil and Gas Transportation. “We will see $300 a barrel — or roughly $250 in today’s dollars — because oil supply will be so short.

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Supply Chain Management:Utility of iPads on Shop Floor

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. In order to compete in todays environment, companies have realized the importance to shrink manufacturing and transportation lead times through effective planning and logistics management which is possible only through integrated systems. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008.

3 Things you Need to Know about Your Supply Chain (Plus an Extra One)

Logistics Bureau

In terms of the cost side of the equation, procurement and inventory management are big ticket items. They just focus on cheaper unit cost, not the end to end total supply chain cost—and of course warehousing and transport costs are the areas to focus on.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain Cost Management Results: Deere & Company’s supply chain cost-management achievements included an inventory decrease of $1 billion, a significant reduction in customer delivery lead times (from ten days to five or less) and annual transportation cost savings of around 5%.

The Best Practice Frontier in the 3D Supply Chain Triangle

Arkieva

We may also choose to fly material instead of using slower transportation like rail or truck. On the other hand I can reduce my cost by increasing batch sizes in production or MOQ’s in procurement.

Handfield’s Top Supply Chain Predictions for 2016

NC State SCRC

But are supply chain organizations configured according to the right market and commercial taxonomy that is relevant Mudambi (2008) notes that “value-added is becoming increasingly concentrated at the upstream and downstream ends of the value chain” and that “activities at both ends of the value chain are intensive in their application of knowledge and creativity”. Talent should be part of building a procurement transformation, and not an after-thought.

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

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Slotting, Yard Management, Labor management, transportation management, Returns Management, Reporting, Enhanced Task Interleaving, etc. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. We came up with an action plan of having a MDM Quality Report based on Product-Locations master data, Transportation Lanes & Production Process Models (PPM) master data from APO Production environment. Dumps of Product-Locations & Transportation Lanes were taken and queries were designed to check some basic parameters. Procurement Blog.

Supply Chain Management:A New Lens for Supply Chain Roadmaps

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. What you now have is a broader solution set to address the same problem encompassing Master Data Management, Demand Planning, Replenishment Management, Web Analytics, Order Capture, Warehouse Management Systems, and Transportation Management Systems. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. About Us.

Green Supply Chain Management - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. It should not be hazardous during storage, transportation and also while disposing once it reaches end of its product life cycle. Less use of air freight, increased use of rail and sea transport. Reducing pollution during transportation are important activities of reverse logistics. Procurement Blog. December 2008. November 2008.

Supply Chain Management:How to make Preventive Maintenance a.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. « Confluence of IT and Business Strategy for a Transformation program | Main | SAP acquired Ariba, what does it mean for the on-demand, procurement and SAP world? Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us.

Supply Chain Management:Has Best of Breed WMS Won the Race?

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. RedPrairie which was once synonymous with WMS today offers packages for Warehouse, Store, Transportation, Workforce, Visibility, Performance and multi-channel commerce. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us.

Supply Chain Management:Enabling individual item picking in.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008.

Supply Chain Management:Demand Planning in CPG industry.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Demand planning is the most critical process in the CPG industry, since it drives all downstream processes (raw material/finished goods inventory planning, procurement planning, capacity planning, manpower planning, transportation planning, etc.) Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008.

Supply Chain Management:SAP acquired Ariba, what does it mean.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. » SAP acquired Ariba, what does it mean for the on-demand, procurement and SAP world? With IBM acquiring Emptoris and folding it into the Smarter Commerce theme, all eyes in the procurement world was on Ariba. Sourcing & Procurement, primarily the indirect spend area. International Institute for Procurement and Market Research.

Supply Chain Management:'Asset' in Enterprise Asset Management

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. The 90s and early 2000 witnessed a transition of EAM from a mere package dedicated to a Production class of Assets to wider portfolio including IT Assets, Transport Vehicles, Pipelines, Roads, Landscapes (yes, you have read correctly landscapes) etc. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. About Us.

Supply Chain Management:Smarter Partnering for Smarter Business

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. IBM already has multiple use cases configured for this offering - Water, Transportation, Public Safety and City Planning & Operations. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

Supply Chain Management:Indicators from the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Port closures resulted in ocean containers being re-routed to other east coast ports, causing transportation and fulfillment delays. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers.

Supply Chain Management:Bricks and Clicks - The New Business.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing and transportation strategies need to balance the needs for lowest cost with newer dimensions of customer service and inventory visibility needs. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. September 2008. About Us. Contact Us.

Supply Chain Management:The Learning from the 2012 Holiday.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. This not only challenged "last mile" delivery providers FedEx and UPS to complete deliveries of online orders, it also disrupted last-minute shifts and/or replenishments of inventories as transportation became severely disrupted. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008.

Supply Chain Management:Growing interest in sustainability from.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. We spoke to many sustainability and business domain experts who have wide expertise working within asset intensive organizations like Power Generation, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Telecommunications and Transportation. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008. October 2008.

Supply Chain Management:Order Fulfillment From The Dark Stores

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. Since the orders are delivered from nearest stores, transportation cost also reduces. 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.

Linear Asset Management and Dynamic Segmentation - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. This one is from my experience in implementation of Baroda-Ahmedabad-KalolGas pipeline (BAKPL) ; a Gujarat state government project for transporting natural gas.

Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. The highly populated Northeastern United States was impacted by super storm Sandy which had some significant impacts on electrical power interruption, delays in delivery of inbound holiday goods as well as to transportation and logistics infrastructure needs. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008.

Asset Management and Dynamic Work Plan- Part I - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. This helped the management to make a decision on procuring the right system fitting the bill. The decision in this case had to be made to be made quickly; slag would get solidified making the transporting process difficult. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). December 2008. November 2008.