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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. In this article, we will show you tips from worldwide experts that you can use to streamline your global supply chain operations.

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Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Professionals in supply chain management use various methods to identify best practices to improve the operations. Boeing and Airbus Supply Chain Strategy Boeing wants to encourage more flight frequency and direct route using a smaller capacity aircraft.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

I’d welcome the opportunity to meet with supply chain executives to discuss your research questions and objectives for the coming year, and with technology companies and 3PLs to get an update on your products and services. SAP Ushers in New Era of Collaborative Supply Chain Management.

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Esri and E2open Partner to Deliver Market-Leading Supply Chain Solutions. October 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). and Accelerating Supply Chain Speed and Efficiency with Global Trade Data.

Mexico Back in the Supply Chain Spotlight

Talking Logistics

economic recession made companies decrease inventories, which increased their need for speed to market and shorter cash-to-cash cycles. I have some opinions…I think drug cartels sell drugs, and those are the ones you’ve seen in the news battling back and forth…Cargo thieves steal cargo. carriers for $100K, $150K, $250K worth of cargo liability. Tweet The post Mexico Back in the Supply Chain Spotlight appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Before a Cargo Claim Happens, Prepare a Plan: Part 1

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Before a Cargo Claim Happens, Prepare a Plan: Part 1. Want more effective and efficient resolution of cargo claims? The first thing to know is that when freight is damaged or lost in transit, the initial burden is on the claimant to file a cargo claim with the carrier.

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How can you prepare your supply chain for disruptions?

DELMIA 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.

Why the West Coast Ports Labor Dispute Matters to Retailers

The Network Effect

Director, Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium. According to the National Retail Federation, cargo volume into the West Coast was up 6.6% Even when factoring in an economy that is healthier than a year ago, these numbers suggest retailers are pre-loading Holiday inventory.

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Visibility the Key to Keeping Pace with Increasing Supply Chain Complexity

BluJay Solutions

After years of continuous physical expansion, with mega-stores and mega-trucks having progressively replaced their supersized siblings and expansion of retailers’ high street presence a critical measure of their success, the retail supply chain is now adjusting to a wider and more diverse variety of just about everything. Sign up for our Supply Chain in Motion newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest news and industry developments.

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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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West Coast Port Strike Update

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The current contract has been extended briefly, until July 11 2014. Cargo will continue to move and operations will carry on at the port until an agreement can be reached through these disruptions. For retailers, already lean inventory levels could lead to empty shelves.

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Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Supply chain disruptions are inevitable, whether resulting from natural disasters, technical failures, worker strikes, or other unforeseen incidents. And as supply chains have become increasingly diffuse over time, the likelihood that disruption in one region will have consequences that reverberate across the globe, is higher than ever before. What can supply chain managers do to ensure that action is taken quickly and efficiently when disruption strikes?

Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

There have been numerous articles published on this topic in various trade journals showing how almost everyone in the supply chain is being impacted by this congestion. Robinson and other Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) participated to ensure that customers’ voices are heard.

What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Supply chains can face disruption from man-made events, as well as natural disasters. Communicate with the destination distribution centers and warehouses to ensure they have the ability to plan and receive the additional inventory.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Supply chain disruptions are inevitable, whether resulting from natural disasters, technical failures, worker strikes, or other unforeseen incidents. And as supply chains have become increasingly diffuse over time, the likelihood that disruption in one region will have consequences that reverberate across the globe, is higher than ever before. What can supply chain managers do to ensure that action is taken quickly and efficiently when disruption strikes?

Trending: Effects of West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Director, Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium. According to the National Retail Federation, cargo volume into the West Coast was up 6.6% Even when factoring in an economy that is healthier than a year ago, these numbers suggest retailers are pre-loading Holiday inventory.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Our salute to the best advancements in supply chain technology, processes and labor management from 2017. This is our annual salute to the best in people, processes and technology within the supply chain arena.

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

An example in the supply chain space is US maritime policy. 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.

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

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Dick’s Sporting Goods @DICKS In today’s supply chain, speed is king.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Land challenges for Hong Kong’s Logistics sector were the key topics discussed at the recent Leadership Luncheon gathering of Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP). per cent in June 2014.

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

Talking Logistics

Now, for this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: JDA Unleashes Powerful New Capabilities to Enable the Seamless Supply Chain. UPS Tests Electric Cargo Bike in Basel. Friday, July 10, 2015.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Networked Supply Chains Require Better Visibility. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. • Poor training for handlers throughout the supply chain. A good Supply chain management system can reduces the unwanted expenditure which is present at every stage of company.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Fuel optimized Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Friday, 16 May 2014. Fuel optimized Supply Chains. Increased transportation costs can affect the optimal design of a supply chain. With low transportation costs, it often makes sense to pool inventory in fewer locations so you can optimize space, labor and inventory pooling. Another key to managing the fuel-optimized supply chain is transportation optimization. ▼ 2014. (13).

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Let the Holiday Shopping Madness Begin!

Kinaxis

And while we all know Santa’s supply chain just can’t be beat, some retailers may have an extra hard time trying to give the jolly old man a run for his money this year. Adding to the issue is the fact supply chain managers will be dealing with even more complexity than past years.

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. IoT to Protect Against Cargo Theft. Stolen cargo remains to be an issue in the United States.

Next-generation supply chains: Efficient, fast and tailored

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Next-generation supply chains: Efficient, fast and tailored. PwC recently published a new survey about the "Next-generation supply chains: Efficient, fast and tailored". Following are some key statements: Companies that beat the competition on supply chain performance also. Supply chain Leaders. inventory turns, while the Laggards achieve only 3.8. Supply chain.

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

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: EU Approves FedEx Acquisition of TNT Express ( WSJ – sub. LoJack SCI and TransVoyant Partner to Deliver Supply Chain Risk Alerting.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 12-16, 2015)

Talking Logistics

— In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… DSV agrees to acquire UTi Worldwide Inc. Port of Long Beach sees highest Q3 cargo volume in history (Cargo Business News). Inventory Management.

This Week in Logistics News (January 5-9, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Uber’s Latest Experiment Is Uber Cargo, A Logistics Service In Hong Kong. October 2014 North American Freight Numbers. Happy New Year! I hope 2015 is off to a great start for you.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Compliance with.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Compliance with these regulations requires end-to-end visibility, accurate and timely data capture, custody audit trails and effective control of traders’ global supply chain. 1 comment: Inventory POS System. 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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[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.

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

Abivin

Selecting the correct software system for the business helps to attain process efficiency, gain visibility into the supply chain, and decrease general transport costs. Integration with leading ERP, WMS or OMS system Information silos are the enemy of the connected supply chain.

Seeking Logistics Perfection

Enterra Insights

Half-a-decade ago, Apptricity analysts wrote, “In the world of supply chain and logistics management, perfection remains an elusive goal. transportation modes, inventory deployment, and policies) by balancing the trade-offs between customer service requirements, assets and costs. ” Supply chains are getting more complex and anyone familiar with networks knows complexity only increases as the number of stakeholders (aka nodes) grows.

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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5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

Monitoring inventory well can prevent wasted costs and time as small business owners spend 30% more operating excess inventory. Second is start-to-end tracking: the software follows inventory from the initial order to the final delivery. 2014).

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9 Headlines Striking Fear into Shippers Lacking a Strong TMS

Supply Chain Collaborator

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. Headline: US Rail Stocks Seen Rising 20% This Year Despite Six-Year Low for Cargo in 2015.