Mitigating the Effect of Natural Disasters on Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

It has certainly been evident this year that natural disasters can significantly disrupt the supply chain. He has an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certification, as well as a Retail Supply Chain Certification (RSCC) and received a B.A.

The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! With this in mind, and with Thanksgiving around the corner, I got to thinking about what the Supply Chain was that brought the Thanksgiving Turkey to the dinner table. Subscribe Here!

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

However, one thing that should come to mind is the prowess of the retail giant’s supply chain excellence. million employees without a focus on good supply chain management. ” The Key’s To Walmart’s Supply Chain Management Excellence over the Year.

De-segregating the supply chain: Lessons learned in the air

Kinaxis

I was traveling from Northwest Arkansas airport (XNA) back home to Washington Reagan (DCA) and this alert put me into panic mode because I had to be at my home office for an important customer call the following day and knew there were limited flights available. And so has the supply chain.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbra Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. The Journal’s mission will remain to be the journal of choice among supply chain scholars across disciplines, by attracting high-quality, high-impact behavioral research focusing on theory building and empirical methodologies.

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chainThe post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. Labels and Supplies. Arkansas.

Breaking: Reports that Wal-Mart to Trim Jobs at Bentonville Headquarters

Supply Chain Matters

Both The Wall Street Journal (paid subscription) and Reuters are today reporting that global retailer Wal-Mart is planning a round of layoffs involving hundreds of workers at its Arkansas corporate headquarters later this week. Retail Supply Chain Supply chain Matters blog Wal-Mart Wal-Mart business initiatives

Misnomer

Supply Chain Shaman

I am a supply chain gal. I work with many organizations on their supply chain strategies. Let me give you an example: Last week, I gave a presentation at a global supply chain team meeting of 175 professionals. “I study supply chains.

World Cup Plays that Build Winning Supply Chain Teams

Supply Chain @ MIT

And we can draw some important lessons from this wonderful spectacle – including ones that are particularly relevant to supply chain leaders. And so it is in the supply chain world. A market-leading supply chain has a relatively short shelf life, and must continue to evolve and reinvent itself to maintain a competitive advantage. Keep it simple is a hard-won lesson in the supply chain profession. The 2014 FIFA World Cup is finally over.

Retail Vendor Performance Management News Round Up for August, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

Walmart Looks to Vendors to Help Fund eCommerce Investments, IBM Signs 10 More Food Companies for Pilot Using Blockchain for Extended Supply Chain Visibility, Robotic Sewing Coming to Arkansas

New Editors for the Journal of Business Logistics (Guest Post by C.M. Wallenburg, WHU)

SCM Research

Starting January 2016, Walter Zinn and Thomas Goldsby , both Professors at The Ohio State University (OSU), will be in charge of this premier supply chain journal. Before that the two will work closely with the current editors Matthew Waller (University of Arkansas) and Stan Fawcett (Weber State University) to facilitate a smooth transition to the new editorial team. Research Conference Guest Post Journal Logistics Supply Chain Management

This Week in Logistics News (March 30 – April 3, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Until then, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: LLamasoft Acquires IBM’s LogicTools Supply Chain Applications Business Unit. That is an issue when Wal-Mart and other chains are trumpeting their private-label house brands.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

Talking Logistics

It’s is one of the best conferences in the supply chain and logistics industry to learn and network. Below are the sessions that I am participating in focused on social networking, transportation management systems, and “mega” supply chain trends. A Pulse on Social Networking for Supply Chain Management. Session Speakers: Terry Esper (Moderator), University of Arkansas. Mega Trends Impacting the Supply Chain.

Low unemployment is great for everyone, right? (Not so much in logistics…)

NC State SCRC

The rates in Arkansas (3.4 There is an estimated shortage of 50,000 truck drivers at any given time in the US supply chain network. In light of all these shifts, the GG has approached the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative as a partner to help them drive improved visibility, education, and document what is happening in the Gig Economy. Supply Chain ManagementUnemployment levels are at an all time low.

7 Traditional Retailers Cashing in on the Subscription Box Craze

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. It’s the most ambitious clothing launch in years for the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company, which is trying to shed its just-basics image and become a destination for trendier products from food to home design. Logistics Retail Supply Chain friday in 5

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, letting our eyes devour the feast ahead of the actual eating, one of the things for which we should be thankful is the supply chain that brought the bounty to the table. Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia. Thanks to the supply chain, turkeys raised in those states find their way to other states where they grace tables for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Turkey 100

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

Arkansas. Arkansas. #24. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report

What the OTIF Mandate Means for Walmart – and What it Means for You (Part 1)

E2open

Partners are central to the supply chain strategy at Walmart®, and Walmart has clear expectations of them. The Bentonville, Arkansas, based retailer now requires consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies that ship to its distribution centers (DCs) in full truckloads to deliver on-time, in-full (OTIF) 95 percent of the time within a one-day delivery window. A true demand-supply match and nothing more. Multi-tier supply chain

What the OTIF Mandate Means for Walmart – and What it Means for You (Part 1)

E2open

Partners are central to the supply chain strategy at Walmart®, and Walmart has clear expectations of them. The Bentonville, Arkansas, based retailer now requires consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies that ship to its distribution centers (DCs) in full truckloads to deliver on-time, in-full (OTIF) 95 percent of the time within a one-day delivery window. A true demand-supply match and nothing more. Multi-tier supply chain

The Growth of E-Commerce and What It Means for Retail Jobs

Supply Chain Nation

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. The massive Pickup Towers, located near store entrances, debuted last year in Bentonville, Arkansas, and are now being rolled out to more than a dozen stores in cities across Arizona, Oklahoma, Alabama, Georgia and Virginia.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Immediately after the rain subsided, trucks began hauling in emergency relief supplies for residents of the storm-affected zone. But rates remain elevated in the region due to supply chain disruptions and pent-up demand.

L’Oréal and suppliers collaborate in cloud-based Control Tower

Supply Chain Movement

By Helen Armstrong, freelance editor of Supply Chain Movement. “We We have always shared production plans and requirements with our upstream trading partners so that we can organise production and build inventory around these forecasts,” says Richard Markoff, L’Oréal’s Supply Chain Standards and Audits Director. However, it remains a challenge to collaborate with the thousands of vendors who supply the boxes, bottles, labels etc.