New Survey from JDA and KPMG Highlights Top Drivers and Inhibitors of Supply Chain Investment

Supply Chain Nation

During the Executive Exchange, JDA and KPMG released an exclusive preview of the findings from the new survey, Digital Supply Chain in Retail & Manufacturing: A State of the Industry Benchmark , conducted by Incisiv.

10 Key Logistics & Procurement Supply Chain Practices to Know and Master to Reduce Spend.

Cerasis

Use External Benchmarking Tools. Many suppliers and manufacturers may have existing, internal analytics tools, but using these tools for benchmarking processes may be ill-fated. As a result, an external benchmarking tool , explains Olga Rissin of CHAINalytics , offers the benefits of reducing internal spend and accessing outside data, which further drives competitive advantage and lower spend in managing the procurement supply chain.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Movers marketplace matching shipping requirement with freelance student drivers. Supply chain platform matching drop-ship retailers, manufacturers, distributors and freight forwarders. Information and predictive analytics on vessel activity. Specialized Shipping.

Uberization of Logistics Has Arrived

The Logistics of Logistics

Let’s take an example: A supplier, Mr. Daniel of ABC Goods, needs to ship a consignment from location A to location B. Lack of a 360-degree planning and execution & the inability to predict pro?tability. Planning & Analytics to predict requirements better.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Is Your Supply Chain Thoughtfully Designed, or an Afterthought?

FLEXE

Because of this, a simple activity like mapping and visualizing supply chain flows can often spark critical questions such as, “Why are materials sourced from Region A, produced in Region B, then air-shipped as finished product back to Region A?”

Supply Chain Strategy: Thoughtfully Designed, or an Afterthought?

FLEXE

Because of this, a simple activity like mapping and visualizing supply chain flows can often spark critical questions such as, “Why are materials sourced from Region A, produced in Region B, then air-shipped as a finished product back to Region A?” External factors like government regulations, variable weather, geo-political turmoil, and more can be difficult to predict or manage but still must be accounted for in the design of your network.

Three Key Trends From The WERC DC Measures Survey

Lucas

WERC’s Annual DC Measures Survey is a great tool for benchmarking your distribution center and warehouse operations, but it’s also a valuable resource for identifying trends across the industry.