Information Sharing Communities for Digitally Enabled Supply Chain Visibility – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Supply chain operations can be complex. These supply chain operations are pursued in an environment that can be characterised as a self-organising ecosystem. Supply chain visibility is needed to realise improved outcomes for society and the environment.

We Are Finalists in the 2020 Supply Chain Brief MVP Awards!

All Things Supply Chain

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Current State of International Transportation Industry – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Doing so significantly reduces physical paperwork, as well as the number of manual touchpoints in any supply chain resulting. This problem statement is exacerbated when supply chains are long and complex, with further fragmentation through disconnected legacy systems.

WARNING: Handling Dangerous Cargo

All Things Supply Chain

… Logistics Supply Chain Fails logistics supply chain failOn August 4th, 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate – equivalent to approximately 6 million pounds – that were being stored in a facility at Beirut’s port caught fire and exploded.…

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3 Ways to Track Air Cargo - And One More That’ll Blow Your Mind


The in-air segment of your air cargo’s journey is only one part and constitutes a considerably smaller part of the journey’s time on an average, the remaining comprises of the first mile, time spent in storage, time spent at airports, and the last mile. Air shipments are the quickest and safest way to transport goods, but when it comes to tracking them, the options could get tricky!

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Cargo Crime is on the Rise, Here’s Why


That said, in the midst of all of this instability, cargo crime is on the rise due to the current disruption in global supply chains. . Additionally, although Wuhan is back up and running after being forced into lockdown earlier this year, the possibility of a second wave lingers, leaving the fate of supply chains that rely on China for their operations in the flux. Blockchain Cargo Crime Shipping Supply Chain

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Is Cargo iQ Enough to Monitor Your Air Shipment?


As simple as it may seem, air cargo isn’t just about moving boxes in planes. Flying is just 10% of the whole journey of your air cargo, the remaining — the more crucial part — is when it sits at the airport before boarding, after landing, waiting for approvals and paperwork at the customs, and while traveling on the road to reach its destination. In short, your air cargo does more waiting than flying. Let’s see what Cargo iQ can and cannot do, and how you can fill this gap.

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EV Cargo’s Allport Takes Up Global Rebrand To EV Cargo Global Forwarding

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo is continuing its focus on growth and brand consolidation with the rebranding of Allport Cargo Services, the company’s international freight forwarding business, to EV Cargo Global Forwarding.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 23, 2020)

Talking Logistics

I’ll be participating in three upcoming webcasts focused on emerging supply chain and logistics trends and technologies: “Control Tower Capabilities: How to Separate the Truth from the Hype,” E2open Webcast, October 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm ET “The Impact.

Building a More Immune Supply Chain: Focusing on the Basics


This question was faced by many companies and private sector organizations who were faced with a sudden need for PPE and other supplies, and discovered that all supply had been shut down. What will we do to avoid running out of supplies in the future?

How Real-time Visibility Solves 4 Key Pharma Supply Chain Challenges


Let’s examine the avenues real-time visibility has opened up and how to use them to overcome the four major pharma supply chain challenges. Pharmaceuticals is one industry that's always standing on the verge of doing 'the next big thing' when it comes to not only medical, but also technological breakthroughs. The same goes for transporting and tracking pharma products.

Ultimate COVID-19 Supply Chain Resource Roundup


As COVID-19 spreads and nations across the globe take measures to contain it, the impacts to the supply chain have been dramatic, fast-changing, and many. While we stay on top of all the rapid changes, we’ve also come across a lot of great online resources covering the coronavirus’ impact across the world from many different perspectives particularly COVID-19’s supply chain impact. Our Favorite Coronavirus Supply Chain Resources.

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2020 – Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable

EV Cargo Technology

EV Cargo Packaging Conference 2020 – Efficient, Ethical & Sustainable. With transit packaging becoming ever more critical to the retail supply chain, EV Cargo are delighted to announce a conference on Wednesday 22nd April 2020 , focused on helping retailers understand how to optimise, improve and drive greater compliance with packaging throughout the supply chain.

Transportation Risk Management: Keep Your Cargo Out of Danger

Logistics Viewpoints

Omni-channel business models often lead to more complicated global supply chains. With the main focus on maximizing time and cost efficiencies, cargo risk management is often skipped over despite being a critical step in protecting your company. The post Transportation Risk Management: Keep Your Cargo Out of Danger appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

BluJay launches supply chain software releases

BluJay Solutions

Air Cargo News covers the news of BluJay’s latest transportation, distribution, and compliance software application releases. We’ve never seen a time when supply chains have been under more stress yet been more critical – not just to a company’s health, but to a community’s and to a family’s health,” says David Landau, Chief Product Officer at BluJay Solutions. “At BluJay, we’ve always stressed the idea of frictionless supply chains.”

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (October 23, 2020)

Talking Logistics

I’ll be participating in three upcoming webcasts focused on emerging supply chain and logistics trends and technologies: “Control Tower Capabilities: How to Separate the Truth from the Hype,” E2open Webcast, October 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm ET “The Impact.

EV Cargo Technology’s e-Doc Webinar Showcases Speed To Sale Improvements For Retailers

EV Cargo Technology

Responding to demand from global retail clients, EV Cargo Technology’s e-documentation functionality is set to enhance efficiency and visibility for EV Cargo Technology’s clients, transforming how they work with their vendors.

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Podcast – Let’s Talk Supply Chain? Container Tracking Is Here!

Gravity Supply Chain

Videos and Podcasts Supply Chain freight #shipment intermodal container tracking shipping Gravity #tracker #vessel transparency #cargo #realtime #risk manufacturing retail logistics boxes mitigate cargos cloud freight shipping solutions cargoes solutions ship track tracked visibility TEU cloud based end-to-end mitigation international freight shipping ocean freight shipping freight shipping technology

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EV Cargo Technology Transforms Container Fill for M&S

EV Cargo Technology

Ground-breaking packaging optimisation technology is helping some of the world’s biggest retailers transform their global supply chains by reducing shipping costs and their impact on the environment.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update


Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed. As the first tier in many company supply chains, the disruption in China has sent ripples through the worldwide economy. Ocean Cargo Updates. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China as the situation normalizes. The post Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update appeared first on.

Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In logistics and supply chain management, however, transport and warehousing are the most significant sharing processes thanks to a welter of economic benefits for all parties—and the trend is accelerating despite the dampening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Understanding Supply Chain Management


The importance of supply chain management What to watch while consumers are panic buying How to implement supply chain management Supply chain management and Walmart. Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a systematic and controlled procurement operation. Procurement usually comprises a diverse range of suppliers chosen according to a conceived ability to supply merchandise at the right price. Why Supply Chain Management is Important.

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Digital Procurement Improves Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Preparing Business for the Digital Supply Chain! Digital supply chain procurement comes in the ability to outpace and outperform companies that aren’t taking advantage of the technology. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Aug. 20, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Lowes Spending Big to Revamp Distribution Network, Company Finding Success with Reusable Containers for Consumer Goods, US Manufacturing Recovering, Fat Growth in China to Europe Rail Cargo

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The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019


Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others. Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management , omnichannel best practices , and much more. WHITE PAPER] The Top Supply Chain Trends that Will Impact Supply Chain Management in 2018.

The state of supply chains: Aerospace


Aerospace supply chains stalled in March when Covid-19 saw airlines ground most of the world’s passenger aircraft. According to ADS, the body representing the UK’s aerospace sector, there were just nine commercial aircraft orders in August 2020, the lowest for the month on record.

The Coronavirus Is Shattering Traditional Supply Chains


A March 11 analysis by trading platform claimed that nearly 75% of all companies had already reported supply-chain disruptions, with more than 80% believing that at some point they would experience impacts as a result of COVID-19 disruptions. And the severity of those impacts was only projected to grow beyond the first quarter of 2020. Without an intact supply chain, a manufacturing business will starve for key inputs into its production process.

6 Essentials of a Pharma Cold Chain Early Warning System


Pharma cold chain monitoring technologies have progressed in leaps and bounds and evolved from manual data collection to data loggers with automated logging but manual extraction, and from data loggers to Bluetooth devices when sync was wireless using a mobile phone. Let’s look at the top 6 features that would make a pharma cold chain early warning system flawless and dependable.

Tackling Drug Counterfeiting — Barcodes vs. RFID vs. Blockchain


Although most industries are focusing on supply chain efficiency, pharma supply chains bring a bigger worry into the picture: patient safety. A WHO report 1 says poor countries lose over 2,50,000 children to fake and substandard drugs of malaria and pneumonia every year. One of the major worries for the global pharmaceutical industry around patient safety is counterfeit drugs.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

This compilation is based on the most currently available company revenue data (between 2018 and 2020) without factoring in any other metric. Read on to learn more about the top revenue-earning 3PL warehousing companies in 2020.

Top 10 supply chain trends for 2020


It’s the decade we’ve decided to call the “Decade of Supply Chain”, because we truly feel that the next ten years will see supply chain take its rightful place at the heart of business organizations and at the heart of discussions about business optimization world wide. But in order for that to happen, supply chain needs much more visibility than it currently has. Executives— and investors— will be paying more attention to supply chain.

How Air Cargo has kept Supply Chain moving during the Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! Air cargo article and permission to publish here provided by Ed at The unfolding covid-19 pandemic has impacted global supply chains in myriad ways. International travel has been brought to a halt, which has dire implications for the air cargo industry. Certain planes are more suited to certain sorts of cargo. Subscribe Here!

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020


Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020. We continue see the COVID-19 crisis impacting business processes, consumer habits, and the worldwide economy resulting in continued disruption on most of the global supply chain. for the balance of 2020 but other analysts expect worse results. This option will only be available for importers with a significant hardship and will apply to payments for goods imported in March and April 2020.

5 Examples of How COVID-19 Made Shipment Monitoring a “Must-Have” in the Industry


Up until now, investing in shipment tracking solutions was like buying travel insurance - it was usually purchased in the last step of the transportation contracting process. Much like insurance, you would add it at the last step in the cart as an optional item when purchasing your air ticket, and often only if the firm had previously bitter experiences. However, COVID-19 is changing the way companies are looking at investment into visibility.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 18, 2020)

Talking Logistics

Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 18, 2020). The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (September 18, 2020) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.