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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Whether you''re a manufacturing company in China, a sourcing agent in London or a world''s leading company in Silicon Valley, we''re all in a global supply chain networks. Reducing lead times from suppliers can help turn inventory faster, freeing up cash and ultimately satisfying customers.

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Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Manufacturing systems and regulatory compliance are considered to be very complex, coupled with the limited number suppliers due to the high barriers to entry. Moreover, the aircraft manufacturers have to do whatever it takes to win the order long before the commencement of production.

The Future of IoT in Manufacturing

BluJay Solutions

Gartner also believes that IoT will have an enormous impact on how the supply chain operates and with the information available to supply chain and manufacturing leaders. The Current State of IoT in Manufacturing. IoT to Protect Against Cargo Theft.

Visibility the Key to Keeping Pace with Increasing Supply Chain Complexity

BluJay Solutions

At the same time as mega-container ships were being introduced, motorcycle deliveries took on a key role in ensuring continuous supplies during travel restrictions applied for the London Olympics, with large municipalities including New York actively exploring the expansion of bike cargo.

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When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

One manifestation of this problem is that multiple ports on the east coast are deepening their approach channels in order to attract bigger cargo ships. As the demand for PPE has soared manufacturing capacity has become constrained, and some distributors are citing supply concerns.

Shipment Monitoring Technology: Picking Up the Signals

Inbound Logistics

Shipment monitoring tools allow manufacturers and shippers to locate cargo, manage inventory and prevent theft

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. The ability to in real time identify the location and status of the sourced goods gives the importer the ability to fine tune its distribution channels, its inventory management and its ability to fulfill commitments to its end users. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

The National 12th Five-Year Plan specifically calls for strategies and tactics to enhance Hong Kong’s status as an international financial, trading and shipping centre; and also for Hong Kong to develop into a high-value goods inventory management and regional distribution centre (RDC).

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Shipment Monitoring Technology: Picking Up the Signals

Inbound Logistics

Shipment monitoring tools allow manufacturers and shippers to locate cargo, manage inventory and prevent theft

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Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

Manufacturing in Belgium. Typical manufacturing products made in Belgium include engineering and metal products, automobile assemblies, transportation equipment, scientific and precision instruments, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, glass, petroleum and food and beverages.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Seeking Sustainability on.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Dows supply chain staff worked with the manufacturing side of the company to identify ways to reduce the inventory of one highly toxic material, improving the overall safety of the operation and also cutting inventory by $160,000. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. arviem real-time cargo monitoring. ► 2014. (13).

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How can you prepare your supply chain for disruptions?

Quintiq

The recent West Coast ports cargo-handling disruption is an example of the butterfly effect. Companies using West Coast ports had to spend additional millions to cover extra inventory costs and shipping delays. US trade deficits rose to a massive $46 billion in December 2014.

9 Headlines Striking Fear into Shippers Lacking a Strong TMS

Supply Chain Collaborator

Headline: US Manufacturing Contracts at Fastest Pace in Six Years. Headline: Class 8 Orders Slump in December, Down 36% From Same Period in 2014. Headline: Intermodal Cargo Falls in 4Q for First Time Since 2009. As noted, manufacturing is shrinking at a fast pace.

Seeking Logistics Perfection

Enterra Insights

These tools aid in determining the ‘sweet spot’ solution (number, location, role, and size of facilities — manufacturing, DCs, cross-docks, etc., transportation modes, inventory deployment, and policies) by balancing the trade-offs between customer service requirements, assets and costs. ” Apptricity Blog , 25 November 2014. [2]

[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics

Cerasis

Google’s 2014 purchase of the British firm Deep Mind for something more than $ 400 million produced a bonanza of publicity earlier this year, when its game playing program whipped a human master of the ancient strategy game Go.

5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

Currently, KOSPA Logistics Myanmar is using Abivin vRoute , which includes GPS tracking, visibility providing to manufacturers, trail tracking, routing plans and dispatch, etc. Second is start-to-end tracking: the software follows inventory from the initial order to the final delivery.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 6-10, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart taps manufacturer database to aid U.S. UPS Tests Electric Cargo Bike in Basel. The other interesting technology news came not from a software vendor, but from a $26 billion manufacturing and logistics services company: Flextronics. Friday, July 10, 2015.

Top 5 features to look for in a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Abivin

Whether employed by the manufacturer or a third-party logistics providers (3PL) such as DHL or Kuehne + Nagel, a TMS can decrease transportation costs, enhance performance and upsurge customer satisfaction. 2014).

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, drug manufacturing plants were faced with production delays, fueling nationwide shortages of basic medicines. With contingency plans in place, the company announced that it had a healthy inventory supply of finished products and did not foresee a risk to patient supply at that time.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

above December 2014. Manufacturing & Trade Sales: Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.317 trillion in October 2015, down 0.2% billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. MARKET: .

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

AI will be able to survey an area or room and create an accurate inventory in seconds, including weights and volumes, and determine damage on items. “Data science can bring great gains for…” Logistics efforts of retailers and manufacturers.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, drug manufacturing plants were faced with production delays, fueling nationwide shortages of basic medicines. With contingency plans in place, the company announced that it had a healthy inventory supply of finished products and did not foresee a risk to patient supply at that time.

Spot Market Carriers Get Higher Rates Than Contract Fleets

DAT Solutions

That hasn't happened since 2014, probably because of lower crop yields during the multi-year drought in California, but before then, it was a typical pattern.

Tesla and the Future of the Trucking Industry

Elementum

The Semi, set to be unveiled in 2017, is a large electric-powered, long-haul trucking vehicle that Musk says will “deliver a substantial reduction in the cost of cargo transport, while increasing safety and making it really fun to operate.”.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

So today and yesterday, there was not enough capacity, cargo was rolled, prices spiked. So I wanted to tell you, why does your cargo get bumped. Why does your cargo get rolled? It was mainly because most of your cargo today is moving on standby.