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This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

According to the product sheet , “Oracle Global Trade Intelligence provides a dashboard view into the unique metrics by which your customs and compliance operation measures success. Government to import or export cargo. I went downhill skiing for the first time in 15 years yesterday.

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.

Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

Supply Chain @ MIT

The 63 metric ton air shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) and sanitation supplies valued at some $1.8 Some manufacturers have increased their output as demand has soared. Manufacturers of chlorine and storage containers have already been identified.

Addressing a Legal Threat to Local Delivery Operations (The FedEx Ground Case on Driver Classification)

Talking Logistics

Telematics, which provides data to and from vehicles in order to manage vehicle performance, provide delivery and routing information and capture performance metrics, are inching closer to being an OEM part. Leading providers, such as Telogis and Fleetmatics, are forging partnerships with commercial vehicle manufacturers — e.g., truck cabs, box trucks and cargo vans.

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.

Seeking Logistics Perfection

Enterra Insights

They explain, “If a company scores an impressive 99 percent in all four categories measured by the standard Perfect Order Metric (POM) — complete, on time, damage-free, proper documentation with correct invoicing — the result would be a POM score of just 96 percent. These tools aid in determining the ‘sweet spot’ solution (number, location, role, and size of facilities — manufacturing, DCs, cross-docks, etc., ” Apptricity Blog , 25 November 2014. [2]

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. Third is the ability to execute real-time workflow and productivity metrics, access real-time inventory visibility.

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Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Establish appropriate metrics that correspond with the steps outlined in your contingency plan. Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, drug manufacturing plants were faced with production delays, fueling nationwide shortages of basic medicines. Supply chain disruptions are inevitable, whether resulting from natural disasters, technical failures, worker strikes, or other unforeseen incidents.

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.

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: .

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Establish appropriate metrics that correspond with the steps outlined in your contingency plan. Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, drug manufacturing plants were faced with production delays, fueling nationwide shortages of basic medicines. Supply chain disruptions are inevitable, whether resulting from natural disasters, technical failures, worker strikes, or other unforeseen incidents.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Mobile apps can generate reports and monitor performance metrics. After graduating from the University of Oxford, Hunter Yaw worked as a project manager for several companies, including as the Head of Special Projects, Fuel Logistics for the Sochi 2014 Organizing committee.

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.