Who said supply chains are boring?: How would you ship 500 trees.

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, January 05, 2009. Id love to get more details regarding the customs processing, security technology and other supply chain related things, but these photos will have to do for now. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Transporter 3: Logistics future.

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, January 19, 2009. To take it a step further, the containers "smarts" dont have to stop at security. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro

Supply Chain Opz

Managing End-to-End Supply Chain Security Like A Pro. While this remains valid, the new treats such as terrorist activities demand more comprehensive supply chain security beyond the four walls perspective. Review of Security Program. Supply Chain Security. NAVIGATE.

Ready for Full Enforcement of Importer Security Filing?

Talking Logistics

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin the liquidated damages phase of Importer Security Filing (ISF) enforcement. Liquidated damages in simplified terms refer to a penalty secured by a bond. Last week on Talking Logistics , I interviewed Kevin Gavin, VP of Supply Chain Compliance at Descartes Systems Group (a Talking Logistics sponsor) about various cargo security and trade compliance programs, including ISF. Starting on July 9, 2013, U.S.

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

After the development of bitcoin invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, computer scientists, software industry, and the banking industry were intrigued by the potential applications of bitcoin’s underlying “blockchain” process. Christopher Tang.

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

After the development of bitcoin invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, computer scientists, software industry, and the banking industry were intrigued by the potential applications of bitcoin’s underlying “blockchain” process. Christopher Tang.

'Brexit Is Scaring Businesses to Death': Two Experts Debate the Data

Supply Chain Brain

David Blanchflower , professor of economics at Dartmouth College and member of the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee from June 2006 to May 2009: The fallout from the disastrous Brexit vote and the even more calamitous negotiations are scaring businesses to death, and continuing apace. Global Trade & Economics Global Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Security & Risk Mgmt.

What is Blockchain Technology Worth to Your Supply Chain?

Arkieva

With the advent of Bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm. The use of digital assets as an alternative to conventional currencies has garnered praise and recognition for its secure and speedy protocols. Companies such as the Swiss Stock Exchange, IBM and Deloitte have already begun implementing block chains into their technology to define transactions and improve security and transparency.

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

Cerasis

2009 was an exception due to the 2008–2009 recession.) Many customers who grappled with the 2014 situation , are now strategizing to head off the future issues by securing resources in advance, establishing longer-term agreements with carriers.

This Week in Logistics News (March 9-13, 2015)

Talking Logistics

business inventories flat, inventory-to-sales ratio highest since 2009 (Reuters). A potential red flag, however, is that the inventory-to-sales ratio has reached the highest level since 2009. percent, the biggest decline since March 2009, after falling 1.0

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A time of transition: 3 key trends for oil & gas in 2018

DELMIA Quintiq

Related to that, the final challenge is optimizing supply chain and capital usage through secure transactions. Capacity Additions, Retirements, and Changes by Energy Source, 2009 (US Energy Information Administration).

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This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Here’s what I wrote back on this date in 2009, as I recalled the events of that tragic day eight years earlier: I grew up in Brooklyn, New York, near Red Hook and the docks. Every single link in that chain must be made more secure against the terrorist threat.”. Today is September 11.

What is the Hyperconnected Era & “The Internet Of Things” and What does it Have to Do with Manufacturing & Logistics?

Cerasis

Ashton talked in depth about IoT to the RFIDJournal.com in 2009″ “Today computers – and, therefore, the internet – are almost wholly dependent on human beings for information.

An optimist’s view of Blockchain in supply chain: Learnings from Bitcoin

Kinaxis

As per Wikipedia, a Blockchain is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks , which are linked and secured using cryptography. Launched in 2009, Bitcoin was initially written off as a scam or fad.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages. Fitting facilitates cargo security and enables automation of container handling processes. The History of the Shipping Container.

Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2009, we took the work that we did with E2open on suppliers and built customer networks to see channel sales and demand signals daily. Another challenge on the horizon is security. Supply chain security is emerging and growing in importance.

Unleashing the Potential of Blockchain in the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

“First implemented in 2009,” reports Michael Moore ( @notTHEmikemoore ), “the technology consists of ‘blocks’ that hold batches of timestamped transactions, with each block linked to the previous one through cryptography, thus forming a chain.”[2] Put in layman terms, blockchain can store and relay information in a secure manner, with its content being distributed and controlled by all the stakeholders in a network.

What is an Outside-In Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

The new outside-in supply chain architecture requires a multi-tier business-to-business network, like a supply chain operating network, that provides reliable secure connections and communications with all trading partners – suppliers, logistics service providers, and customers. Rich is responsible for directing Elemica’s Product Management and Development activities, joining Elemica in 2009 through the merger with RubberNetwork.

Remembering 9/11

Talking Logistics

Here’s what I wrote back on this date in 2009, as I recalled the events of that tragic day eight years earlier. Every single link in that chain must be made more secure against the terrorist threat.”. Author’s Note: Today is September 11. I never forget.

The expanding scope of procurement analytics: Some initial thoughts

NC State SCRC

Despite a few pioneering perspectives in 1950s and 1960s (Alfalla-Luque and Medina-López 2009), supply chain management (OSCM) centered on operations within internal organizations during its early history. Thus, this approach helps increase the responsiveness of a supply chain and secure competitive advantage by preemption of related resources.

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

However, the made-for-TV movie drama Taking Chance (2009), which is based on a true story, recounts the complex – and for the accompanying officer often frustrating – task of transporting the body of an American soldier killed in Iraq back to his home town in the USA.

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

Freightos

In his PhD thesis he developed a product to secure ocean freight rates with financial derivatives. For forwarders, just as the 2009 financial crisis ended, another crisis began. How Freight Disrupted Itself. In the last year, a new dynamic has begun to reshape the freight industry.

Nine Myths of S&OP Technology Selection

Supply Chain Shaman

When I wrote a summary report at AMR Research in 2007 and 2009, there were two or 6% of the market. In these larger organizations, as shown in Figure 1, the needs for integration, collaboration, and role-based security are high.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Global trade volumes fell for the first time since 2009 by 1.7 When the robot arrives, the recipient unlocks it by punching in a security code on a mobile app.

How to Coach in Support of World Class S&OP #1

Supply Chain Trend

McKinsey studies in 2009 and 2013 also supports this conclusion. Behaviours driven by security needs. Individuals who show level 2 resistance and display fear of losing status or control due to an upcoming S&OP implementation, mostly do this because of security needs.

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Which Operating System is Dominating the Enterprise Mobile Market?

DSI

However, it has not seen a significant update since 2009 and Microsoft updates will end between 2018 and early 2020 depending on the version. Lastly, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President for Windows, Joe Belfiore, announced they will continue to service Windows 10 Mobile with bug fixes and security patches only. Google is now making great strides in security and enterprise features , as they are actively engaged with the primary vendors in the ruggedized space.

Winners in business: Supply Chains to Admire 2016

Supply Chain Movement

It is data-driven research: a deep analysis of performance, improvement, and value of 320 companies across 31 industries for the period 2009–2015.

Edgar Beers from Vanderlande named as Supply Chain Professional 2015

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to securing the eternal fame associated with the award, the winner received two prizes. 2009 John van Dongen, Director Demand Flow Planning & Scheduling Europe, Electrolux Home Products. Edgar Beers has been chosen as the new figurehead of Dutch supply chain management.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

Break-bulk loaded cargo was poorly secured required a Tetris-like approach to handle diverse sizes of packages. Fitting facilitates cargo security and enables automation of container handling processes. Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry. The Freightos System is SaaS for freight contract management, automatic price quotations, and business intelligence.

Jeroen van Weesep (Lego) is the Supply Chain Professional 2014

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to securing eternal fame, the winner received two prizes. John van Dongen, Director Demand Flow Planning & Scheduling Europe at Electrolux Home Products (2009).

Supply Chain Management:Instance Consolidation Strategy

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Local Constraints - Like local application security, local data requirements, network security, local compliance etc. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009.

Guest Post: Ignoring this Performance Metric is Risky

TMC

The raw data flows to Walgreens’ Centralized Security Operations Center. In 2009, the United States boosted import duties on Chinese tires from 4% to 35%, and did so with only 15 days’ notice.

Countdown to ACE: Supply Chain Impact of Global eCustoms Initiatives

BluJay Solutions

ACE is part of a concerted global effort to standardize, modernize and generally tighten up import and export security procedures.

Supply Chain Management:ERP in Cloud - Hype or Hope!!!

Infosys Supply Chain Management

There are concerns on data security, privacy, business continuity and control. and also carry sensitive and confidential data like financials and sales, hence companies have been maintaining them with utmost planning, precision, control and security. December 2009. November 2009.

Key Factors to Consider When Planning and Designing Warehouses

Logistics Bureau

Since I first published this article back in 2009, warehouse design principles haven’t altered that much, but as we received many comments, including requests for more information, I figured it might be a good idea to expand on the original piece.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Additionally, blockchain applications can secure freight bill pay and audit transactions across the company’s freight brokerage and dedicated carriage operations. The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day.

Supply Chain Management:Asset Management on Cloud

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Further, for many enterprise applications, though clients want to use cloud based application but they still want to have data to be stored on-premise due to data security, local regulations etc. There are two main points to consider (i) Asset Management Users, (ii) Data Security. For many of the asset intensive organizations, data security is very important. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009.