Who said supply chains are boring?: Shipping my stuff one more time.

Supply Chains Rock

Thursday, February 05, 2009. Shipping my stuff one more time. After failing to ship my Mini Cooper over two years ago Im at it again, but this time with much lighter cargo. So working with Planes International, the same 3PL I tried to use for shipping my car, I am shipping my desk, a carpet, my bike and some framed wall art. Who said supply chains are boring?

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

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, January 05, 2009. How would you ship 500 trees to Iraq? Basically, her organization worked with a nursery and collected 400 trees from Long Island, New York and 100 from California and had them shipped via DHL to the US troops in Iraq. 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?: Supply Chain Transformers

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, May 04, 2009. In the past Ive shared how shipping containers can be turned into funky apartments and now Ive found wooden pallets that make great deck furniture. 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.

Who said supply chains are boring?: UPS to the Rescue

Supply Chains Rock

Thursday, April 16, 2009. I received several emails and even another blogger posted commentary on the challenges for US retailers to ship overseas. For example when I wrote a general statement that "retailers dont get shipping abroad." While I poked at a few of my favorite retailers, I came across one that actually DOES ship internationally - Lucky Brand Jeans. They ship to about 15 countries including Switzerland. Who said supply chains are boring?

Swisscom Doesn't Get Customer Fulfillment or Green Supply Chains

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, December 14, 2009. Looking to get the box faster and to eliminate the carbon emissions in having it shipped, I took the train to one of the many Swisscom retail locations in Zurich along with the promotion. First, they have the WiFi boxes in the store, so why dont they have their inventory systems linked so they can give me a free one from the retail store, instead of having to make me wait to ship one? Who said supply chains are boring?

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

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, August 10, 2009. From there it would only make sense to use boats to ship the marble worldwide, the weight doesnt make air an option. 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.

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

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, January 19, 2009. Anyway, in the opening sequence a giant cargo ship is loaded with containers. Its not clear, how they know liquor is in the container, but lets assume they saw this on the shipping manifest. 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.

Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. The electronic version of the 16-page Supply Chain Digest Letter on Supply Chain Performance Management 2009. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

As a logistics service provider, focusing on over-the-road surface transportation management solutions via technology and managed transportation services, we find the following information on the history of shipping containers of great significance to the logistics and supply chain community at large. There are two ways to view the History of Shipping Containers. Below, you can also view the history of shipping containers in one infographic. Shipping between Europe, S.E.

Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

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Lean Manufacturng Overview Presentation - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

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The RFID-Enabled WMS Videocast Slides - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

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White Paper: Improving Forecast Accuracy - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

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Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Typically, I have been told to take the weight of the shipment x.100 then divide that by the cost to ship the load. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology.

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White Paper Supply Chain Performance Management

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

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Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

Lean Manufacturing White Paper - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

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The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. The Shipping Container: Before 1956.

Conquering the high seas: What’s shaking the global liner shipping industry?

Quintiq

Massive ships. While container terminal operators certainly feel the pressure, freight forwarders and the shipping lines themselves have a few planning puzzles to sort out on their own. Capacity of container ships handled in 2014. Shipping lines alliances. Slow steaming.

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2017

TMC

While these financial pressures have been ongoing since 2009 due to several factors, overcapacity was certainly one of the most prevalent. Ocean carriers continue to see their average operating margin dip below zero as rates fell to their lowest levels since 2009.

Ocean Container Shipping, Supplier Risk, Wal-Mart Private Label

Supply Chain Digest

Cartonization Software Can Reduce Shipping and DC Labor Costs

Supply Chain Digest

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Parcel Shipping Vs LTL Shipping: Which is A Better Option?

Cerasis

While LTL shipping may have been the gold standard for shippers in the past, more shippers are starting to turn to a combination of parcel and less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping to cut costs and drive profits. Meanwhile, the pricing models for small package and LTL shipping are changing, and the density of a package is becoming the newfound best practice for shippers. Parcel Shipping. The Main Drawback of Parcel Shipping. Benefits of Parcel Shipping.

Inventory Optimization Case Study: O'Reilly Auto Parts

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

Lean Manufacturing White Paper: A Holistic Approach to Lean

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

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Lean Manufacturing White Paper: 5 Ways ERP Can Enable Lean

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

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Reader Question: Reducing Sort Lanes to Reduce DC Costs

Supply Chain Digest

Parcel Shipping. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology. Order Management Systems. Packaging Optimization. Retail Supply Chain. Sales & Operations Planning. Service Parts Management.

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Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2017

Talking Logistics

While these financial pressures have been ongoing since 2009 due to several factors, overcapacity was certainly one of the most prevalent. Ocean carriers continue to see their average operating margin dip below zero as rates fell to their lowest levels since 2009. All of this mounted to the Hanjin bankruptcy , one of the largest container shipping bankruptcies in history. Robinson Hanjin ocean shipping

Ship Mate App Finds Smooth Sailing - UCLA Anderson School of.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Ship Mate App Finds Smooth Sailing. Mike Jirout (MBA ’10) thought his brother Jan was on to something when he created an app for their “big, Italian family” to use on their biennial reunion cruise, so they teamed up to launch Ship Mate. “He For more on Ship Mate, head to their website.

Global Shipping Trends: What to expect in 2017

Transportfolio

Global Shipping Trends: What to expect in 2017. While these financial pressures have been ongoing since 2009 due to several factors, overcapacity was certainly one of the most prevalent. The post Global Shipping Trends: What to expect in 2017 appeared first on Transportfolio.

Cruel Summer: Shipping Won’t See Seasonal Surge in Profits

Elementum

I Know What You Shipped Last Summer. Summer is supposed to be the busiest time of year for freight and air shipping, but given slow demand and overcapacity in recent months, expectations for the third quarter have changed, and not for the better.

Speculation and Shipping in the South China Sea

Elementum

A destabilized shipping route drives up costs in more ways than one, but how close are we to a problem that has yet to definitively present itself? A representative from IHS Markit remarked that it was difficult to see why China would ever deliberately obstruct shipping or trade flows. Since 2009, the PRC has been the largest exporter overall, and overtook the United States as the largest trading nation globally in 2013.

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

Cerasis

will face shortages in trucking resources again , predominatly a trucker shortage, in the near future due to an array of developments that may cause shippers to find loads left on the ground, shipping costs rapidly escalating, and shrinking profit margins that stun stakeholders.