Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. This was the beginning of my journey from manufacturing to understanding larger supply chain concepts. Much to my chagrin, when I entered into the world of supply chain, the processes of source, make and deliver were usually not designed. Figure 1: Definition of the Supply Chain Organization.

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.

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

NC State SCRC

The paper is an attempt to create some logic in the fact of the chaotic healthcare supply chain events currently underway. Resilience is often one of the first things to emerge in any debate on how we arrived at the point we are today in the COVID-19 pandemic, especially as it applies to supply chain management. Supply chain resilience generally means the ability to manage risk and be best positioned to respond and even gain advantage from disruptions (Sheffi, 2007).

Supply Chain at Your Fingertips

Logility

Held at the Loews Atlanta, the conference brought together several hundred of the industry’s brightest supply chain professionals to share their opinions, techniques and experiences. The theme, Supply Chain at Your Fingertips, resonated extremely well with the audience as we shared new and innovative ways to stay ahead of complex, global supply chain challenges. New and Enhanced Supply Chain Solutions. Cloud. Mobile. On Demand.

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‘Best in Class’ Supply chain from a Road warrior perspective – Part 4

Kinaxis

by Carol McIntosh Insight #4 – Embracing Supply Chain Technology as a way to change SCM. I came to the realization that you would get the same reaction from a supply chain executive when discussing supply chain technology. When I refer to supply chain technology, I am talking about software to support the fundamental supply chain business processes — Demand, Supply, Inventory Planning, and Sales and Operations Planning.

Household Products Industry Stuck in Neutral and Going Backwards

Supply Chain Shaman

Over the course of trip to Atlanta to connect to Peru, we began a discussion. For many years (1992-2001), I worked at Manugistics, a supply chain planning technology provider. It was refreshing for me today to talk to Adexa and see their fresh approach to supply chain planning. Today I am deep into writing reports for the Supply Chain Insights newsletter. When I speak, people ask, “Who has the best supply chain?”

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

A look at the supply chain readiness of several major U.S. Deloitte Consulting and the Metro Atlanta Chamber have teamed up to analyze how seven large metropolitan areas of the United States are transforming their traditional supply chain base into digital supply chains. The following slideshow offers a look at how the seven cities studied ended up in the overall rankings of their digital supply chains. Atlanta. Atlanta.

Leading Change in Your Supply Chain

Blue Ridge

Advancing your next generation supply chain can yield cost savings, increased productivity, top and bottom line improvement, and increased customer satisfaction across an organization. Below are some specific supply chain challenges: Increased tension in supply chain relationships- this is a common accompaniment of major change. Supply chains by nature are complex and interrelated- this proves overwhelming and can delay progress.

Renegade Riposte

Supply Chain Shaman

In the supply chain, the questions do not change; but the answers do. Quote from a Supply Chain Leader at a Conference in Europe. Yesterday, Peter Bolstorff, Executive Director, APICS Supply Chain Council, called to discuss the use of the Supply Chain Index by APICS to measure supply chain improvement. We developed the Supply Chain Index in 2014 as a way to measure supply chain improvement at a balance sheet level.

The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

Others say February… Where they all agree is that the labor union discord was the icing on the top of a broken link in the supply chain. As a country, I think that we need to rethink supply chain flows for chassis, drayage and the unloading of larger ships. For the supply chain leader, this means that the flows will get lumpier, less predictable and even more variable. Lora Cecere is the Supply Chain Shaman.

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.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

Each industry has its peculiarities, among the others, in the logistics, manufacturing, and supply. The cloud-based supply chain software can be customized to suit your industry, your transportation , freight-forwarding and warehousing specialty, import-export regulations. The cloud-based supply chain management helps you to schedule and set the deadlines more efficiently as executives possess all the needed data and can react on issues at once.

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

6 River Systems

Many metrics can be used to determine the top 3PL warehousing companies, such as company revenue, the number of warehouses, total warehouse square footage , etc. It manages the supply chain for 69% of the Fortune 100 companies.

Guest Commentary: Tight Transportation Capacity, Not Flagging Demand, Behind ISM Report Showing Slowing Activity

Talking Logistics

The consensus opinion of the most recent Institute for Supply Management (ISM) report is that it reveals weakness in U.S. While Chicago and New York/New Jersey hubs are no strangers to inclement winter weather, severe and widespread cold brought snowstorms to Atlanta and other southern U.S. percent, marking the largest drop in this metric since last July. This blog post was originally published on UltraShipTMS’ Supply Chain Collaborator blog.

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. Here are some additional details from the press release: Data Services data sets will include mode-specific transportation costs and transit times, facilities cost estimates, demographics, risk metrics, duties and taxes, sustainability metrics and others.

Managing Logistics for The World’s Largest Company with Gary Sostack

The Logistics of Logistics

We assist 3PLs with their bid packages to corporations, and we work with corporations who don’t see supply chain as their core activity. [01:20] Right out of college, I worked at a logistics company in Atlanta. Then, after a short spell in New Orleans, I moved to Houston to work with supply chain in oil and gas. The expected metrics were part of the contract. [00:38] Please introduce yourself and your company.

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

6 River Systems

Logistics is one component of the overall supply chain and is impacted by supply chain changes. At the same time, an effective logistics strategy can improve supply chain management and overall supply chain performance.

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

Talking Logistics

According to the product sheet , “Oracle Global Trade Intelligence provides a dashboard view into the unique metrics by which your customs and compliance operation measures success. 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. I went downhill skiing for the first time in 15 years yesterday.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

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% Rental rates for warehouse space averaged $4.30/SF in Atlanta, up 12.86% from the previous quarter. Source: Institute for Supply Management)(The PMI combines data on new orders, inventory, production, supplier deliveries, and employment. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

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% Rental rates for warehouse space averaged $4.30/SF in Atlanta, up 12.86% from the previous quarter. Source: Institute for Supply Management)(The PMI combines data on new orders, inventory, production, supplier deliveries, and employment. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7% Source: Institute for Supply Management) (The PMI combines data on new orders, inventory, production, supplier deliveries, and employment. We selected a few facts to share with you :- Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Region: North America Article Type: Reports & Analysis

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