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This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. So, while I count the days and hours and minutes until she gets back, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Activates For Latest Major Hurricane Of 2018. Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Hurricane Michael: How Can Logistics Professionals Help?

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

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As the biggest players in fulfillment, distribution and omnichannel retail continue to push boundaries, logistics and planning strategists are forced to innovate. Luckily, the current movers and shakers of the logistics and supply chain world are all too happy to dole out sage advice in the form of blog posts, interviews, podcasts — you name it. Logistics strategies for streamlined fulfillment. Logistics personnel and supplier management pointers.

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TMS Delivers on NASSTRAC’s Five Common Sense Suggestions for Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

The hard-hitting new report from the National Shippers Strategic Transportation Council (NASSTRAC) is titled, “ Logistics 2030: Navigating a Disruptive Decade, Year 1 – Freight Transportation ” and it is full of powerful conclusions about what shippers are facing in the coming decade as the pace of technological advancement and change continues to accelerate. It is no longer sufficient to manage transportation using best guesses.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. The focus of APICS is manufacturing, CSCMP’s foundation is in logistics, and ISM serves the procurement organization. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030. Join us for a critical view of supply chain 2030 through the insights of leading economists. Supply Chain 2030. Supply Chain 2030.

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Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. Managing inventory is one of the most crucial aspects of supply chain optimization as it affects several other parts of your supply chain, including procurement, order fulfillment, and production capacity planning. Transportation planning. Needed to automate the procurement order processes.

Supply Chain Optimization Software – A Comprehensive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

This includes the optimal placement of inventory within the supply chain, minimizing operating costs including manufacturing costs, transportation costs, and distribution costs. Managing inventory is one of the most crucial aspects of supply chain optimization as it affects several other parts of your supply chain, including procurement, order fulfilment and production planning. Transportation planning. Needed to automate the procurement order processes.

Ultimate guide to technologies that are transforming supply chains

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Cloud technology allows organizations to combine all supply chain and logistics information into a single, central solution. Manufacturers can gather valuable granular data such as the time an item spent in storage, at what temperature, how long it took to sell, the length of time between purchase and fulfillment and how long it spent in transport. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers , AI’s potential contribution to the global economy by 2030 is $15.7

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

In fact, BMW has adopted any number of digital production technologies, such as data analytics, smart logistics and 3D printing. In any event, Coke has turned to technology to speed its supply chain and logistics processes, such as its use of AGVs throughout its factories and loading docks. And on the packaging side, the company set a goal of recycling a used bottle or can for every one it sells by 2030, Gartner notes.