Who said supply chains are boring?: The supply chain of marble

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Monday, August 10, 2009. They are then transported onto flatbed trucks and driven across this bridge (see photo below). Can you please mail some of your articles related to procurement and supply chain of marble to me on birla_ashok@yahoo.com I will be highly obliged to u for this. Who said supply chains are boring?

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The State of the Industry: A Mid-year Look at Transportation and the Economy

Talking Logistics

At Transplace’s recent Shipper Symposium, a diverse group of shippers, logistics experts and analysts came together to discuss the latest industry trends and obstacles faced by supply chain and transportation professionals, and identify strategies for addressing these issues and improving operations.

Time to Squeeze Carriers for Better Rates?

Talking Logistics

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, dropped 0.4 A few years ago, when the market was similar to today, I wrote about a Fortune 500 company that could have saved millions of dollars in transportation costs by putting its freight out to bid. How should shippers and carriers respond to the ebbs and flows of the transportation market?

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

Talking Logistics

Since 2009, ocean carriers have faced many uncertainties—and they’re expected to continue for the foreseeable future. In my opinion, there will be more than one way to procure capacity, rates, and services for the 2016-2017 season. Sri is responsible for the global strategy, volumes and revenue for the ocean transportation. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - CH Robinson Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Transportation Management bunker cost C.H.

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Visibility and Its Importance in Supply Chain Execution Convergence

BluJay Solutions

Today’s supply chain and procurement managers face more challenges than ever before. Supply chain execution convergence (SCEC) is a growing trend in the logistics realm, but it’s a concept that first surfaced in 2009 in a Gartner report.

Inside China's New Pharmaceutical Regulation

Elementum

According to a study conducted in 2009, there are more than 13,000 drug wholesalers in China. Cheaper cold-chain transportation is possible since more companies would be competing to provide the service to manufacturers.

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Since 2009, ocean carriers have faced many uncertainties—and they’re expected to continue for the foreseeable future. In my opinion, there will be more than one way to procure capacity, rates, and services for the 2016-2017 season.

How Freight Disrupted Itself: The View From Within A Changing Industry

Freightos

For forwarders, just as the 2009 financial crisis ended, another crisis began. Shippers are getting better visibility into freight forwarding right across the value chain of Quoting > Booking > Transporting > Delivery > Billing. How Freight Disrupted Itself.

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 2009. November 2009.

Dil?at Uyguroglu:“Supply chain plays a huge role in sustainability agenda”

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics includes all the warehousing and transportation of all Unilever products from personal care and home care to food and refreshments, such as ice-cream. Since 2009 I’ve been in Turkey where I continue to run the Algida ice-cream factory.”.

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

Talking Logistics

Brent crude oil prices Dec 2009 – Dec 2014 (Source MoneyAM.com). Big Data and Analytics for Oil and Gas Transportation. At an MIT conference last year, Tom Linton, Chief Procurement and Supply Chain Officer at Flextronics, presented his top 10 list of supply chain trends.

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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 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009.

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 2009. May 2009.

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 2009. November 2009.

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: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 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009.

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%.

IBM Beefing Up for Matrix Commerce in 2012

Supply Chain Network

Emptoris solutions bring more intelligence to procurement and supply chain operations with spend, supplier and contract management for Smarter Commerce. Extends Smarter Commerce capabilities to Chief Procurement Officers. My POV: The emergence of Matrix Commerce means the procurement and sourcing process must become more flexible, rapid and automated, period. In the past two months, IBM has made three strategic moves that bolster its SmarterCommerce portfolio.

China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

The routes they build within their country, he notes, are greatly needed to transport goods domestically. Cheng Wei, Honeywell’s EPC (engineer, procure and construct) export sales leader in China, spoke to MH&L about their involvement in the project.

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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 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009.

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 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009.

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 2009.

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 2009. May 2009.

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 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009.

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: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 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009.

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 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009.

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 2009. November 2009.

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 2009. November 2009. October 2009.

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 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. March 2009.

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 2009.

Reducing Supply Chain Costs

Logistics Bureau

They also give you better negotiating information for suppliers and other third parties (transporters, warehousing companies, product assemblers and others) contributing to your supply chain operations. The Key Supply Chain Challenge of Cost Reduction.

Time for a New RFP

Talking Logistics

A note from Adrian Gonzalez: When I read this post by Kate, I was reminded of a post I wrote back in 2009 ago titled, “In Search of a Smart 3PL Request-for-Proposal.” For example, the consultant didn’t know what TOFC stood for, even though a significant portion of his client’s transportation moves are trailer-on-flatcar. Now, this was not your typical “transportation procurement” engagement to secure trucking capacity.

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.

2012: California Transparency in Supply Chains Act comes into effect

EcoVadis

According to UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime), human trafficking : involves an act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harboring or receiving a person through a use of force, coercion or other means, for the purpose of exploiting them. In 2009, the US Department of Labor published a report which identified 122 goods from 58 countries globally that are made by forced or child labor. Chief Procurement Officers, procurement professionals, etc.)