What Is Reverse Logistics’ Role in 2020 Supply Chain Trends

Cerasis

As customers continue to shop online through the remainder of the year, the demand on reverse logistics—particularly the process of managing returns—will skyrocket. The global reverse logistics market is forecast to hit US$603.90 Reverse Logistics Supply Chain Trends

Last Mile Cost Control: The Supply Chain’s Inevitable 2020 Problem

Cerasis

It appears new technology developments and advanced systems continue to push the boundaries of efficiency in logistics, but last mile savings remain elusive. Final Mile Supply Chain last mile cost control

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Building a Better Data-Driven Reverse Supply Chain

Cerasis

How often do you really think about the reverse supply chain? It’s easy to assume the reverse supply is solely based on returns. While this is partially true, all reverse logistics involve a backward flow of products that return to their origin, it’s not that simple.

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E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

Cerasis

The post E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates? E-Commerce Logistics Freight Logistics Transportation Supply Chain E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020

E-Commerce Supply Chains Need These Supply Chain Tech Systems

Cerasis

E-commerce will continue to grow significantly through 2020 and beyond. As evidenced by the most recent peak shipping season, the need for effective, high-quality logistics and warehouse management has never been higher. Uncategorized E-Commerce Supply Chains

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3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020

AIMMS

2020 seemed a world away just a few years ago and yet, here we are. What’s on the horizon for supply chain professionals? Many are relying on advanced analytics to optimize their supply chain for sustainability.

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Using Technology to Integrate Reverse Logistics Strategies

Cerasis

Supply chain leaders have faced significant challenges in the past, and in 2020, the supply chain coronavirus crisis has put a spotlight on the need for supply chain resilience and integration. Reverse Logistics Technology reverse logistics strategie

Supply Chain Recognition in Times of Disruption

DELMIA Quintiq

Supply Chains and Integrated Logistics. The crisis generated by Covid-19 brought as one of its aspects, the notion of the extension of supply chains and integrated logistics, its impacts on the businesses of the companies, and the lives of people.

Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design

AIMMS

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Current Technologies in Use for Supply Chain Network Design . A leading logistics service provider was among the many companies that saw its operations affected by the pandemic.

Freight Pricing 2020 Trends: What Should Shippers Know?

Cerasis

According to Darren Dodson of Material Handling & Logistics, the state of e-commerce will drive the majority of freight rate changes as more than 8.6 customers in 2020. Traditional demands of the supply chain market, including increased visibility, better.read More.

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Trends in Last-Mile for 2020

Cerasis

Take a moment to think about the state of last-mile logistics in the last year. Unfortunately, supply chain professionals can get so wrapped up in the logistics of the final mile,read More.

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2020 Supply Chain Technology Trends

Logistics Viewpoints

There are some young supply chain technologies that are getting a lot of buzz. The post 2020 Supply Chain Technology Trends appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Trends Technology Maturity

History Repeats Itself Without Supply Chain Leadership

Supply Chain Shaman

This is a story for the Eds, Franks, and Toms working together in supply chains across the globe. It is also a story for a young supply chain manager attempting to make a difference, but feeling stymied. Efficient supply chains may not be the most effective.

Top 5 Supply Chain Trends to Watch in 2020

OneSCM

The online shopping conveniences offered by large retailers like Amazon have led to increased consumer expectations – including rock-bottom prices, endless product variety and fast shipping – all of which affect each part of the global supply chain.

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Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago. Then it was the redefinition of the supply chain for the global shutdowns Sick with the virus; I spent my energies writing and moderating podcasts. Let’s learn and apply it to supply chain management.

Technology Must-Haves For Logistics and Supply Chain Businesses in 2020

Cerasis

Logistics and supply chain businesses have never been in so much need for change and upgrade, as they are now, and this is only because of the growth of e-commerce and other digital delivery businesses. Logistics Supply Chain Technology logistics and supply chain businesses

Reverse Logistics Technology: What to Expect

Cerasis

Supply chains face an ongoing crisis with the threat of rising demands across consumers and business-to-business purchasers. Unfortunately, the rising demand is a true risk to the state of reverse logistics. Reverse Logistics Supply Chain reverse logistics technology

Supply Chain Leaders Prepare For The Long Haul. Caution: It Will Be Gray.

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chains were ill-prepared for the pandemic. The Global Risk Report published in January 2020 highlights the issue. The risk management concern of business leaders in January 2020 was climate action failure. What could we have sold with greater supply chain agility?

Seven Supply Chain Processes To Stop Doing In The Pandemic

Supply Chain Shaman

Unlike the prior supply disruptions in my lifetime, there will not be a new normal. Instead, supply chain leaders face wave after wave of disruption until there is a vaccine. As a result, much of what we have learned as a supply chain best practice is no longer applicable.

5 More Reverse Logistics Metrics to Track

Cerasis

Across returns supply chains—a core component of reverse logistics—the need to improve performance has never been higher. The post 5 More Reverse Logistics Metrics to Track appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Today’s supply chains are becoming more complex and dynamic. Logistics processes and strategies must be able to adapt to this multivariable environment and accommodate these demands, down to the smallest detail.

Global Supply Chain Recovery Dependent On A Vaccine

Supply Chain Shaman

However, supply chain leaders well understand that drug discovery, manufacturing, and distribution are all necessary to deliver the vaccine to a willing arm. Development and distribution, as any supply chain leader knows, are two different topics. My left arm hurts.

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Forced Labor in Supply Chains: The Problem Persists

Talking Logistics

trade blacklist of entities Washington says are linked to human-rights abuses of the Uighur minority group in Xinjiang is entangling major brands and likely to further a reordering of supply chains that feed American consumers,” write Dan Strumpf and Liza Lin in the Wall Street Journal.

Why investors are looking at supply chain technologies in 2020

Requis

Since the coronavirus pandemic took hold earlier in 2020, supply chain has become a household word. Investors, like the public, have woken up to the fact that supply chains are the engine driving economic prosperity. Supply chain, it seems, is ripe for disruption.

Congratulations to BOA Logistics Vincent Rivait, 2020 Food Logistics Rock Star of the Supply Chain

Tive

A big congratulations to Vincent Rivait of BOA Logistics. Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Vince to its 2020 Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award.

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Is Your Supply Chain ‘Ready for Anything’?

ToolsGroup

In an ever-changing global economy with all its unexpected twists and turns, supply chain leaders are looking for a way to be ready for anything the real world throws at them. It boils down to three essential supply chain capabilities: Predict, Protect and Perform.

Recognizing Culture at the 2020 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards

Demand Solutions

But what if I told you that establishing supply chain planning and procurement processes also helps your company's culture, would you believe me? Tim was recognized for his exceptional leadership of the supply chain planning and procurement processes teams.

Looking Beyond Four Walls With SaaS-Based Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Supply chains are trying to fulfill more e-commerce orders, and out-of-stock SKUs have become almost expected. Meanwhile, the massive surge in demand continues to push forward another aspect of logistics—reverse logistics. Reverse Logistics SaaS-Based Reverse Logistics

How Disruptions like Coronavirus Test The Resilience Of Supply Chain Planning

AIMMS

The virus continues to compromise supply chains and disrupt companies at a troubling rate, but a re businesses prepared from a supply chain planning perspective? . The era of globalization has enabled supply chains to be broader and more connected.

PINC’s Matt Yearling named Rock Star of the Supply Chain by Food Logistics magazine

PINC

UNION CITY, CA – April 6, 2020 — Food Logistics , the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Matt Yearling, CEO of PINC to its 2020 Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award.

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Managing Reverse Logistics: The Value of Integration

Cerasis

Managing reverse logistics can be challenging. Unfortunately, the rate of returns and demand for reverse logistics are increasing. The post Managing Reverse Logistics: The Value of Integration appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Top 5 Reverse Logistics KPIs to Track

Cerasis

The modern supply chain is built on the premise of applied data and strategic performance measurement. The post Top 5 Reverse Logistics KPIs to Track appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Automating Logistics with an Intelligent Logistics Network

The Network Effect

The post Automating Logistics with an Intelligent Logistics Network appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics autonomous energy internet logistics supply chain transportation

Supply Chain Risk Management: Revisiting Ericsson

SCM Research

Norrman & Jansson’s (2004) case study on Ericsson’s supply chain risk management (SCRM) practices is definitely part of the canon of SCM literature. The results can now be found in our new article, The Development of Supply Chain Risk Management over Time: Revisiting Ericsson.

Understanding the Role of Analytics in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Analytics can be used to improve operations throughout the entire supply chain, but the role of analytics is often applied to warehouse operations and forward logistics. However, reverse logistics can benefit from analytics as well.read More.