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Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Let me start with a true confession: I am a manufacturing gal. I relished the sound of a manufacturing line when I opened the door of the factory in the morning, and I liked managing inputs so that we could maximize outputs. Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. In manufacturing, I became good at labor bargaining. Figure 1: Definition of the Supply Chain Organization.

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

Kinaxis

The drug manufacturer, Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, uses 3D printing to create a more porous pill. It has become additive manufacturing. An article in my local paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution , had this interesting quote, “From aerospace to health care to consumer products to toys to medical devices, furniture … what I think you’re going to see is an explosion of use.”. A startup local Atlanta-based 3D printing company, CloudDDM , is looking to make an impact.

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BASF: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the last two decades the company successfully leveraged global scale to define supply chain leadership. With 12,000 supply chain employees operating in 80 countries with 2400 storage facilities, supply chain excellence and innovation are the foundation of corporate performance. For this case study we interviewed Ralf Busche, Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain Strategy and Performance. Supply Chains to Admire Finalists.

What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower?

Freightos

What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower? That’s at Atlanta, by the way. Any Logistics Manager or 3PL manager has gotta be impressed. Wouldn’t you want that same sort of control over your supply chain? She is an avid reader and supply chain lead, specializing in the area of end-end supply chain and control tower. Supply chains are becoming more complex and more exposed to competition.

Service Level Should Be Your Number One Supply Chain KPI…But What Does It Really Mean?

ToolsGroup

To adapt an old saying, the idea that great service should be a top supply chain priority is as universally accepted as motherhood and the dominance of the ‘92 Dream Team. First, we need to establish: what’s the whole point of supply chains?

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Collaboration in the Automotive Industry: Enabling Intelligent IT-Managed Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

When you consider the increasing complexity of the automotive supply chain, collaboration continues to play an important role. The challenge is to manage a very large network of different and globally-dispersed suppliers, forwarders and other logistics providers. Centralized and harmonized way to exchange data between original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), suppliers, and forwarders instead of bilateral exchange via individual solutions.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Trucks, Technology & Twitter.

Supply Chains Rock

Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

The Supply Chain Can?t Stop: A story from the front lines at Ken?s Foods

Elementum

The bigger supply chain challenges were yet to come as the COVID-19 pandemic led to more widespread shelter-in-place requirements throughout the U.S When their salads and dressings became more famous than their steaks, they transitioned into a food manufacturer that has grown to a $1B+ business. With no plants overseas, Ken’s Foods was spared the early supply chain ripple effect related to COVID-19 in Asia and Europe. Director of Supply Chain at Ken’s Foods.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

Are you interested in expanding your knowledge on the latest trends and technologies within the supply chain industry? EazyStock has complied a new list of the top 2019 Supply Chain events that you can’t afford to miss. These events provide great opportunities to develop your supply chain efficiency and keep your business one step ahead. Send your high-level executives to Miami for inspiration on digital innovations for efficient supply chain practices.

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36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. In addition to cutting the need for outsourced manufacturing, this move could give the company a leg up on the competition by making it possible to get products in the hands of consumers faster. Dick’s Sporting Goods @DICKS In today’s supply chain, speed is king.

This Week in Logistics News (January 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Atlanta. I was trying to come up with something witty to say, but then I came across this article by Rebecca Burns, deputy editor of Atlanta Magazine , with a title that says it all: The Day We Lost Atlanta: How 2 lousy inches of snow paralyzed a metro area of 6 million. to Provide Next-Generation Supply Chain Resiliency Capabilities. In my opinion, this is another example of where a Supply Chain Operating Network would offer a better solution.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

Functional silos define today’s supply chain organization. My first job was in manufacturing in the 1980’s. I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. I cut my teeth on early forms of supply chain planning. Like me, the traditio nal supply chain leader, grew-up believing in functional excellence and inside-out processes. Economic Vision of Supply Chain 2030.

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MODEX Moments: The Future of Supply Chain Is Now

Material Handling and Logistics

Thirty thousand people from 110 countries walked the show floor of MODEX 2018 in Atlanta, spread across 250,000 square feet of exhiibition space occupied by 900 vendors, showing every type of material handling solution imaginable, from bins, pallets and shelves to drones, robots and artificial intelligence-based systems. From disruptive technologies to the dirtiest jobs you could ever imagine, here's a look at some of the highlights from the MODEX 2018.

21 logistics experts share the most important ingredients in developing an effective logistics strategy

6 River Systems

There are several elements in an effective logistics strategy, with the ultimate goal of identifying the most cost-effective service levels and developing plans and processes that enable the company to operate as close to those optimal service levels as possible. in the logistics industry.

Chainalytics Named to Food Logistics’ 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers List

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (December 19, 2016)— Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Chainalytics to its 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Retail supply chains are slowing as customers are staying home in many areas of the country which will affect the global supply chain to an extent.

This Week in Logistics News (July 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

LLamasoft Launches Data Services to Provide Reference Data for the Supply Chain Design Community. Oracle Delivers Transformational Capabilities with New In-Memory Applications for Oracle Value Chain Planning. XPO Logistics to Acquire 3PD, the Largest Provider of Heavy Goods, Last-Mile Logistics in North America. Tweet The post This Week in Logistics News (July 15-19, 2013) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Technologies are changing the Logistics Picture

Enterra Insights

Supply chain professionals are like the military’s special forces. According to Steve Geary, President of the Supply Chain Visions family of companies and Chief Operating Officer at ROSE Solutions, logistics is the key tool in the supply chain professional’s kit. He explains, “Sun Tzu said, ‘The line between disorder and order lies in logistics.’ Emerging Logistics Technologies and Trend.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2018: Real-Time, Innovation, Cognitive, Blockchain, Industry-Academic Partnerships, and Taking a Stand!

NC State SCRC

I had an opportunity to work on a number of exciting projects this past year, and in the process, spent a lot of time talking about digital supply chains with a lot of really informed people. Here are a few of the big stories that I wrote about this past year that I believe define some of the big shifts in the supply chain ecosystem we witnessed in 2017, and the predictions for 2018.

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 3.11-3.15

Aborn and Co.

Lanes from Dallas to Los Angeles, Memphis to Atlanta, and Philly to Boston all gained ground. Truck manufactures reap spoils of robust economy. or simply search your favorite podcast player for Consulting Logistics Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE.

This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

And yet, despite the continued advancement of global trade management solutions, many companies still rely on Excel spreadsheets to manage this highly strategic and risky supply chain process. For more on this topic, as well as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, I invite you to participate in our upcoming Talking Logistics episode with Pete Mento, Director Global Customs and Trade Policy at C.H. Robinson and Transplace are Talking Logistics sponsors.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country. The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain. Be especially mindful in traditionally active cargo theft areas like Southern California, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Miami, and Atlanta.

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PINC Receives Significant Growth Equity Investment From Accel-KKR

PINC

Investment Will Fuel PINC’s Strategy to Become a Global Category Leader in Supply Chain Management Software. The investment will fuel PINC’s momentum in becoming a global category leader in supply chain management software through strategic acquisitions and a focused organic growth plan. Gartner has estimated supply chain management software to be a $17 billion addressable market growing at approximately 10% a year.

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 1.14 - 1.18

Aborn and Co.

Logistics Management. “In In fact, in 2018 we saw investments go up across the entire supply chain technology spectrum.” Sluggish iPhone sales felt across Apple’s supply chain. Looking to take control of your freight and future-proof your supply chain?

Teknowlogi Solutions Address “Back to Basics” Areas for Logistics Industry

EFT

The logistics industry is changing rapidly due to a multitude of new technologies. Starting today, Teknowlogi, pioneer of the Logistics Expert System (LES) and creator of Tai, the industry’s only cloud-based solution built on artificial intelligence (AI), will share its innovative, yet practical, technology solutions with attendees at the North American 3PL & Supply Chain Summit being held this week in Atlanta. .

Logistics 2.0: Georgia Logistics Summit Interview with Manny Sequeira

FLEXE

We recently attended the Georgia Logistics Summit where we had a chance to catch up with Manny Sequeira, a leader in the supply chain & logistics industries. Karl : Welcome to Logistics 2.0. Today we’re at the Georgia Logistics Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. And I had a chance to catch with Manny Sequeira, who is a long-time supply chain veteran, mostly in IT roles, with Coca-Cola Company and other firms as well.

Logistics 2.0: Georgia Logistics Summit Interview with Manny Sequeira

FLEXE

<p>We recently attended the Georgia Logistics Summit where we had a chance to catch up with Manny Sequeira, a leader in the supply chain & logistics industries. </p> <p>Today we're at the Georgia Logistics Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. And I had a chance to catch with Manny Sequeira, who is a long-time supply chain veteran, mostly in IT roles, with Coca-Cola Company and other firms as well.

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country. The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain. Be especially mindful in traditionally active cargo theft areas like Southern California, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Miami, and Atlanta.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Manufacturing & Trade Sales: Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.317 trillion in October 2015, down 0.2% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% Source: Supply Chain 24/7). Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Manufacturing & Trade Sales: Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.317 trillion in October 2015, down 0.2% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% Source: Supply Chain 24/7). Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0%

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Source: US Census) Manufacturing & Trade Sales Total combined sales and manufacturing shipments totaled nearly $1.296 trillion in January 2016, down 0.4% Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.812 trillion in January, up 0.1% Source: Inbound Logistics). Source: Inbound Logistics) . A reading above 50 indicates that the manufacturing economy is generally expanding.). . . . . .

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Toyota Consolidating Operations in Texas

Operations and Supply Chain Management

is starting a multiyear overhaul of its North American operations, consolidating several units at new headquarters in Plano, Texas, that will house 4,000 employees now spread across separate marketing, manufacturing and finance locations. where Toyota’s North American manufacturing operations are now based, was too small, he said. Toyota narrowed its preferred locations to Denver, Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., Location Manufacturing Supply Chain Strategy Toyota

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This Week in Logistics News (January 22-26, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Drones, driverless vehicles, and global trade all made the headlines in this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Teamsters Tell UPS: No Drones or Driverless Trucks (WSJ – sub. Alibaba’s logistics arm works on driverless technology as automation pace picks up (South China Morning Post). Waymo to start testing self-driving cars in Atlanta (Reuters).

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

REPOST: Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

Prior to founding Fulfyld, AJ held business development and leadership positions in the manufacturing, technology, packaging and consulting industries. Based in Huntsville, Alabama, Fulfyld has offered e-commerce fulfillment services for every step of the supply chain since 2016. Range of Services: Ensure they offer all the services necessary for your supply chain to succeed. Third-Party Logistics: Will they be able to accommodate all of your SKUs?