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SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

My first Monday in, I asked for a full report of all our supply chain metrics, and my analyst told me he could get it to me by Friday. You can either ship it by boat from China (30 days) or by plane (FedEx). At Flex, Tom had a scope that included the entire end to end supply chain: procurement, transportation, warehouse management, as well as customer order fulfillment, customer service, procure to pay, and trade relationships.

IMO 2020 is Here. Are You Ready?

Supply Chain Game Changer

IMO article and permission to publish here provided by Jenish Sheth. The ships now have to reduce their Sulphur emission by over 80% – 85% by switching to Lower Sulphur Fuel. Due to the high level of pollutants in the exhaust of the bunker currently used to power some 60,000+ ships globally, the IMO is going to implement a new regulation regarding these fuels on January 1, 2020. Ships and carriers use heavy fuel oil that contains Sulphur. Subscribe Here!

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This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. FedEx Helps Small Businesses Streamline Shipping with fedex.com Integration Manager. Mexico shipping, which is particularly timely as more companies locate manufacturing and distribution operations in Mexico and the need for capacity and reliable cross-border shipping services accelerates.

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Omnichannel Retail Requires Close Collaboration with Logistics Providers

Enterra Insights

Lack of Inventory Visibility and Metrics. Selecting the right shipping method for the right customer situation is essential to omnichannel logistics.” ” Deborah Abrams Kaplan ( @KaplanInk ) asserts, “Retailers looking to improve margins could begin by looking at one metric — shipment to orders. Re-orienting the company to embrace omnichannel retailing requires integration with IT, sales and marketing, and procurement as well as transportation.

We Need Supply Chain Immunity, not Resiliency: A Position Paper

NC State SCRC

After all, supply chain management is about getting things moving, and that applies not only to roads, airports, and ships, but to how we think about getting things to people. Not only were we not prepared, but our previous strategies had left us crippled by overseas supply chain dependencies, often accrued through the pursuit of low cost procurement. In this article we review the first, and address the second in detail.

Executive Advisor Michael Massetti on Supply Chain’s Image, Workforce Automation, and Supply Chain Challenges

Kinaxis

Procurement might have hit their cost savings metrics, but if it meant purchasing more than needed, and that might hurt your warehouse inventories. One thing that comes through in your LinkedIn publisher articles is your passion for the field. If it’s a company that ships hard good especially, it doesn’t exist without a Supply Chain. There’s a lot of fun – and I try to convey that with my articles.

Judging Supply Chain Improvement: Campbell Soup Case Study

Supply Chain Shaman

We have found that supply chain metrics are gnarly and complicated.During In our program, cost avoidance, while desirable, does not count towards the metric. We would not have succeeded without a team effort across R&D, the business leaders, and SC disciplines of engineering, procurement, and manufacturing. The good news is that the team was aware of the results and feel that they have righted the ship in 2014.

Like A Green Lump of Clay….

Supply Chain Shaman

Alternate Bill of Materials and Alternate Sourcing: The more alternatives that exist through the manufacturing and procurement processes, the easier it is to design the supply chain to absorb cost and supplier variability. Q: What is the best metric to begin analyzing when starting to evaluate Supply Chain agility? For further data on agility, you may want to read these additional articles: Scream. My iphone buzzed on my nightstand. I groaned. I had gotten to bed late.

Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

One of the most popular articles we’ve ever done is our look at analyst group Gartner’s annual ranking of the Top 25 Supply Chains. So the CSR score too is more of a popularity contest than a consistent metric. The company is also exploring the idea of using blockchain technology to reduce global shipping costs by as much as 20%. Our look at the Top 25 (plus 4) Supply Chains of 2018 examines how the best companies in the world excel at managing their global supply chains.

How to Select a 3PL with Joe Lynch and Adam Robinson

The Logistics of Logistics

Pros: If the 3PL is good at procurement, they can build a large network of partners / carriers. The most important measure is the Paydex metric. Transactional shippers typically don’t ship much and they don’t commit to any one logistics company. Strategic shippers ship more than transactional shippers and they typically require customized solutions and a dedicated team. Bigger 3PLs will typically have a carrier procurement group and thousands of partner relationships.

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Selecting a 3PL – 9 Things Every Shipper Should Know

The Logistics of Logistics

Recently, a shipping manager asked me what selection criteria he should use when selecting a 3PL. As a sales guy for a 3PL I am always anxious to impress shipping managers, so I created the following 9 things to consider when selecting a 3PL. Pros: If the 3PL is good at procurement, they can build a large network of partners / carriers. The most important measure is the Paydex metric. Metrics / Key Performance Indicators (KPI).

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Selecting a 3PL – 9 Things Every Shipper Should Know

The Logistics of Logistics

Recently, a shipping manager asked me what selection criteria he should use when selecting a 3PL. As a sales guy for a 3PL I am always anxious to impress shipping managers, so I created the following 9 things to consider when selecting a 3PL. Pros: If the 3PL is good at procurement, they can build a large network of partners / carriers. The most important measure is the Paydex metric. Metrics / Key Performance Indicators (KPI).

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New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers

EFT

In turn, we also hope to act as a catalyst for supply chain businesses and professionals looking to make the leap into sharing insights of their own; whether they can share new technology use cases, perspectives on trends, valuable data sets or industry initiatives from; sourcing and procurement practices to last mile delivery, – you can see that it’s a really wide reaching and exciting project to launch!

4 Best-in-Class Supply Chains To Watch and Learn From

Logistics Bureau

Unilever has sustainability at the very heart of its business model, extending all the way through the supply chain from distribution to procurement. Suppliers are measured using factual performance indicators covering pricing, quality, innovation, and reliability , to name but a few of the measurement components included in the “McDonalds Supplier Performance Index,” as the suite of metrics is known.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. state authorities to collect sales taxes into an opportunity to deploy same-day shipping capabilities in the not too distant future, allowing consumers the same convenience and gratification that they would get by purchasing goods from a physical store. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us. Contact Us.