Who said supply chains are boring?: IBM Goes Greener for Earth Day

Supply Chains Rock

Wednesday, April 21, 2010. Timed perfectly with Earth Day, IBMs procurement arm has come out with a bold effort requiring its 30,000 suppliers in 60 countries to advance their sustainability efforts. We a lot with green shipping and biodiesel transportation but there is always room for improvement in seeing what the big corporations are doing. Who said supply chains are boring?

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Future Of Procurement: What Is Your Role?

Cerasis

At Cerasis we work with our shipper customers who procure items every day and have needs for inbound freight management as they secure those products from their vendors. The Future of Procurement is Driven by Technology. Enter The Future of Procurement , an Oxford Economics study.

Transportation Market Update Outlook – Where Are We Headed?

Talking Logistics

New Department of Transportation regulations for driver hours-of-service have impacted driver productivity, requiring more drivers to make up for the decrease. Ben Cubitt is senior vice president, procurement and engineering at Transplace. Current Capacity Outlook.

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

Outside of the Paris Agreement, the European Union (EU) has a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transport by around 60 percent below 1990 levels by 2050. Cost reductions sometimes go hand-in-hand with GHG reductions, but some measures could increase transport costs.

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The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems

The Logistics of Logistics

The Top 10 Transportation Management Systems. Each year as businesses of every size and industry fight to broaden market share the same old questions haunt the boardrooms, “How can we reduce transportation costs? The answer almost always requires close scrutiny of a companies supply chain infrastructure and the status of its Transportation Management System (TMS). Transportation Management Systems. JDA Transportation Manager.

Research in Focus: Do You Get What You Pay For in Truck Transportation?

Talking Logistics

That was one of the research questions explored by Nane Amiryan and Sharmistha Bhattacharjee, graduate students at MIT’s Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL), in a project sponsored by C.H. Research in Focus Transportation Management C.H.

Sustainable Procurement: Want change? The first step is to create urgency

EcoVadis

When new clients come to us they often have many questions about the right steps to take in order to ensure effective implementation of their sustainable procurement program. Procurement professionals are an extraordinarily busy breed and are especially bogged down with supplier data on cost, quality, delivery, price, etc. So, what are those realities for sustainable procurement? implementing sustainable procurement business processes).

Supply Chain Collaboration – The New Way to Drive Value!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Sixty-five percent of procurement practitioners say procurement at their company is becoming more collaborative with suppliers, according to The Future of Procurement, Making Collaboration Pay Off, by Oxford Economics. Lower transportation and warehousing costs.

The 5 Levels of Supply Chain Transparency!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In a Harvard Business Review article from 2010, the RFID tag technology was introduced to the masses, explaining that the grain-sized tag could be implemented in or on products to improve the traceability and visibility throughout the product lifecycle. from the comfort of your headquarters ( New 2010 ). Check out Why don’t you have a TMS (Transportation Management System) Solution yet? . Subscribe Here! Email Address.

How to Be a Preferred Shipping Customer: Strategies for the Coming Capacity Shortage

Talking Logistics

One challenge to this approach, however, is that many shippers focus exclusively on price when making their transportation decisions. Customers with a strict ‘procurement mindset’ overlook important factors like consistency, overall experience or past performance. So even as our business has grown, I’ve never had to dial-for-diesel, begging someone to take my load,” says Dave Kodadek, Director of Transportation. Business has been improving for the U.S. trucking industry.

Make 2016 the Year of the TMS

Talking Logistics

One area that always seems ripe for improvement is the supply chain, and one of the best ways to accomplish that is with a transportation management system (TMS). The shift from complicated, on-premise systems to hosted, SaaS-based solutions has made everything from procurement to implementation much simpler thanks to: Cost – No longer do you need to get buy-in from your bosses on the big capital outlays that come with on-premise solutions.

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.

Managing Supply Chain SLAs Through Blockchain: Is Blockchain the New Incoterm?

Cerasis

Since only 11 Incoterms exist in the Incoterms 2010 ruleset, some companies, as well as purchasers and consumers, may need to know additional information about a product. For instance, procurement and reverse logistics processes, such as reclamation of raw materials and metals from old products, may be enhanced through blockchain technology to document the origin of a product prior to manufacturing. appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

If they actually follow through on their promise and oil prices continue to rise next year, how will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in response? Compliance with a similar law passed in California back in 2010 is equally poor.

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.

4 Reasons for the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

Elementum

Between 2010 and 2020, the number of available jobs in supply chain will grow by 26 percent. But in the last 5-10 years, we’ve seen a sea change in the way people view procurement, transportation, and supply chain management.

2020 Requires Big Wings and Feet

Supply Chain Shaman

Most can only measure functional costs—transportation, manufacturing, and procurement. Industry patterns show a precipitous decline in supply chain metrics in 60% of manufacturing industries since 2010. It has been awhile.

Managing for Daily Improvement: Bridging the Gap Across Teams and KPIs

Talking Logistics

Keith Richard is Vice President, Operations, Transportation Management, at Transplace. Mr. Richard later became the Director of Transportation at Ryder, leading the $300MM transportation and logistics operations for Dr. Pepper and Cadbury Adams.

Insights from Elemica reveal 2014 Frankfurt

Talking Logistics

The German team overcame disappointments in 2006 and 2010 to win the World Cup this year, while favorites Spain (the defending champion) and Brazil (the host country) were humbled by the competition. What do the Germany World Cup Team and the Boston Red Sox have in common?

4 Reasons for the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

Elementum

Between 2010 and 2020, the number of available jobs in supply chain will grow by 26 percent. But in the last 5-10 years, we’ve seen a sea change in the way people view procurement, transportation, and supply chain management.

How Machine Learning Is Redefining Supply Chain Management

IQMS

Key factors influencing inventory levels, supplier quality, demand forecasting, procure-to-pay, order-to-cash, production planning, transportation management and more are becoming known for the first time.

The Strategic Importance of Supply Chain Management

AFFLINK

The other areas that SCM is related to are operations, logistics, procurement, and information technology. From 2010 to 2014, claims from 68 countries were at $2.4 Supply Chain Management (SCM) is an important part of every organization, whether small or large.

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Intelleflex Announces Cellular, GPS-equipped RFID Reader & Cloud-based ZEST™ Data Services Platform

Supply Chain Network

In the majority of today’s cold-chain operations, data from condition monitoring is either nonexistent or requires hours or days to procure – making it inactionable.

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 2010. November 2010.

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. The way we procure, produce and distribute and work with our partners, in a sustainable way has a high priority.

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 2010. November 2010. October 2010. September 2010. August 2010. July 2010. June 2010.

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 2010. May 2010.

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%.

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.

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 2010. November 2010.

Omnichannel is another Word for Complexity

Enterra Insights

“117 such facilities were built across the United States from 2010 to 2016 for a total of 141.2 Re-orienting the company to embrace omnichannel retailing requires integration with IT, sales and marketing, and procurement as well as transportation.”[7] 4] Patrick Burnson, “ All Major Modes of Transportation Involved in the Evolving Ecommerce Enabled Supply Chain ,” Supply Chain 24/7 , 26 March 2018. [5]

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 2010. November 2010. October 2010. September 2010. August 2010.

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 2010. November 2010. October 2010. September 2010. August 2010.

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 2010. November 2010. October 2010. September 2010.

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 2010.

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 2010. May 2010.

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 2010. November 2010. October 2010. September 2010. August 2010. July 2010. June 2010.