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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 Procurement article and permission to publish here provided by Katherine Barrios of xeneta.com. Important Digital Procurement Trends. Subscribe Here!

Sourcing – What You Need To Know About Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption

Gravity Supply Chain

Sourcing: Mitigate risk during periods of supply chain disruption, such as those caused by the Coronavirus outbreak, by using digital technology. . The post Sourcing – What You Need To Know About Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain.

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2016 Supply Chain Trends: 7 of 12 Trends that Will Drive Supply Chain Management in 2016

Cerasis

We kick off today a month-long focus on trends in the following categories: Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation Management. 2016 Supply Chain Trends: The First 7 of 12. Today we will begin our two part series covering the 2016 supply chain trends we expect to see come to fruition in the next year. What 2016 Supply Chain Trends to you expect to see? But, Wait.What is the Digital Supply Chain?

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The state of supply chains: Aerospace

EFT

Aerospace supply chains stalled in March when Covid-19 saw airlines ground most of the world’s passenger aircraft. The supply chain was working hard, investing in capability and capacity to allow an increase in the number of aircraft being produced.

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Katherine Barrios at xeneta.com. Change is inevitable in modern supply chain management, and risk management is essential to success. Poor grasp of hazards in your supply chain will increase freight spend and diminish brand value. Understanding the top 10 global supply chain risks can work to reduce their impact. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Supply Chain And Logistics Trends That Could Be Big In 2020

Logistics Bureau

Rob O’Byrne makes an early start with his round-up of supply chain and logistics trends that might make industry headlines in the coming year. 2020 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends: What’s Around the Corner? I was a little late getting started in 2018, and we were already into 2019 when I got round to publishing my usual trends article. The Death of the End-to-End Supply Chain. In short, the supply chain is no longer linear, but circular.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. In this article, we will show you tips from worldwide experts that you can use to streamline your global supply chain operations. Whether you''re a manufacturing company in China, a sourcing agent in London or a world''s leading company in Silicon Valley, we''re all in a global supply chain networks.

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Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Almost 75 percent of US companies are experiencing capacity shortfalls in their supply chains, due to Coronavirus-linked transport disruptions , a new study has shown. With some 5 million companies impacted by China’s supply chain woes, the picture is similar in other parts of the world. A study of the tactics employed by companies falling into category 2 may provide lessons in shrewd supply chain management that we could all learn from.

How to Become a Supply Chain Jedi

BluJay Solutions

In a recent article in Industrial Distribution I drew some parallels between the logistics realm and Star Wars – and explained how supply chain managers are the true Jedi of the supply chain galaxy. If companies are not careful they can succumb to the dark force of not being prepared to manage each step of the way – from procurement to manufacturing to distribution. Increase Visibility across the Supply Chain.

Who’s Using Blockchain in 2020, and How?

Logistics Bureau

While there is still some question as to whether blockchain technology can live up to the hype it has generated, it is making inroads into the supply chain environment. Blockchain in the Jewellery Supply Chain. Examples of Blockchain in Food Supply Chains.

Top 10 supply chain trends for 2020

Requis

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.

Welcome to the Supply Chain where the Risks Never Stop Coming

Enterra Insights

There are undoubtedly moments when risk managers would like to “take a knee” in order to find respite from the risks their supply chains face. According to the staff at Supply & Demand Chain Executive , “A new report from Resilinc reveals that global risks increased throughout 2018, with geopolitical conflicts posing some of the most potentially costly and disruptive supply chain impacts.”[1]

How to Become a Supply Chain Jedi

BluJay Solutions

In a recent article in Industrial Distribution I drew some parallels between the logistics realm and Star Wars – and explained how supply chain managers are the true Jedi of the supply chain galaxy. If companies are not careful they can succumb to the dark force of not being prepared to manage each step of the way – from procurement to manufacturing to distribution. Increase Visibility across the Supply Chain.

How Blockchain Could Create the 'Autonomous Container'

Supply Chain Brain

billion data points about the supply chain, according to chief executive officer Richard Ettl. Comment on this article. All Technology EDI Communication (XML/EDI) Supply Chain Visibility Product Lifecycle Management Sourcing/Procurement/SRM SC Planning & Optimization Transportation Management Air Cargo All Logistics Transportation & Distribution

This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

Talking Logistics

My wife often jokes that she is the VP of Supply Chain and Logistics in our family. Whether it’s preventing out-of-stocks of critical household items or making sure the kids are delivered on time in full to wherever they need to be, she keeps our supply chain running as efficiently as possible — while doing her day job too! De Beers tracks diamonds through supply chain using blockchain (Reuters).

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

If you’re like me, staying up to date on supply chain news is critical. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics Email Newsletters. Today’s Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics News Sites.

How to Lower Your Ocean Freight Costs!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Ocean freight article and permission to publish here provided by Katherine Barrios at xeneta.com. Even within the FCL option, optimization maybe achieved using the right type of container for the right type of cargo – like 20’ container for weight based cargo and 40’container for volume based cargo. Optimize your cargo packing. appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™. Subscribe Here!

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The Top Logistics and Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders to Know for 2020

Shipchain

Knowledge is power in the world of supply chain management, and every company is searching for the next best way to save money and meet consumer demand. That’s why we’ve created this list of the top logistics and supply chain journalists and thought leaders that we follow and suggest you check out in 2020. . Top Logistics & Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders We Follow. where he wrote daily articles about international and U.S.

Supplier Risk Management: 4 Things To Look Out for During On-Site Evaluations

Cerasis

” In the process of business procurement and especially in the supply chain, supplier risk management is a skill set that needs focus day in and day out. The second article in our series on identifying supplier risk explores what to look for during on-site evaluations. Does the training cover how to properly perform pre-trip inspections, how to properly secure cargo, or what to do in the case of emergency?

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

An example in the supply chain space is US maritime policy. One manifestation of this problem is that multiple ports on the east coast are deepening their approach channels in order to attract bigger cargo ships. As the demand for PPE has soared manufacturing capacity has become constrained, and some distributors are citing supply concerns. Two international organizations took the early lead in matching PPE supply and demand.

This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news…. As reported by The Seattle Times , “Amazon will fly its latest Boeing 767 widebody jet freighter, publicly revealing the new ‘Prime Air’ branded livery of its fast-growing fleet of used cargo planes” at today’s Seafair aerial display over Lake Washington near Seattle. Within two years, it expects to have 40 similar used cargo jets connecting its package fulfillment centers across the U.S.

10 things eft’s been reading this week

EFT

The first story in our 10 things this week, asks whether it’s time to move away from Excel, which we found is still the top planning software used in the retail supply chain. So, with these stories it seems pertinent to take a look at software trying to make a mark in the supply chain and move it forward. Should procurement break up with Excel? Supply Chain Dive]. Supply Chain Management Review]. Supply Chain Digital].

[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics

Cerasis

Dr. Andy Chun , Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Chief Executive Officer of a spin-off company from CityU, BonVision Technology (Hong Kong) Limited, which is a leading provider of AI technologies and his team have also applied AI techniques to other cargo handling companies, such as Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd, Hong Kong International Terminals, and Modern Terminals Ltd.

How Green Shipping Can Enhance Your Business’s Sustainability Quotient

Freightera

This requires them to develop efficient and cost-effective supply chains to enhance their market reach. This rise in demand and supply of goods also calls for an added focus towards sustainable shipping practices to ensure the environment doesn’t get affected by it all. First and foremost, sustainable shipping is the key to securing procurement contracts at some of the world’s largest retailers. Review Your Supply Chain. By Kevin Hill.

Global Logistics and the Transportation Management Center: The Next Phase in Network Agility

Supply Chain Nation

In my previous article on the evolution of transportation management, Driving Value from a Transportation Management Center: Think Global, Act Local , I discussed how transportation best practices were evolving from more rigid, centralized control towers to more flexible and collaborative Transportation Management Centers (TMC).

This Week in Logistics News (December 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air-cargo business (The Seattle Times). It seems like Amazon was in the news every day this year with some kind of supply chain or logistics development. Here are some details from the article: Leasing 20 jets would be a significant expansion of an Amazon trial operation out of Wilmington, Ohio, operated by ATSG on Amazon’s behalf, sources said.