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How Disruptions like Coronavirus Test The Resilience Of Supply Chain Planning

AIMMS

Manufacturers like Hyundai are experiencing a shortage of components that threaten s to halt production. Avenues of transport are declining as major cargo airlines, like Cathay Pacific , drastically reduce flights to mainland China and Hong Kong. The virus continues to compromise supply chains and disrupt companies at a troubling rate, but a re businesses prepared from a supply chain planning perspective? .

Amazon supply chain management pushes retail to the limit

Kinaxis

When it comes to supply chain excellence, particularly in the retail sector, there is one behemoth dominating the landscape: Amazon. Amazon supply chain management is driving innovation and change at a pace that’s putting the pressure on other businesses to find a way to keep up, or fold. It has leased 20 Boeing 767 aircraft to shuttle goods around the US, and helped ship at least 150 cargo containers from China since October 2016.

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5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

These podcasts bring the latest news and thought leadership in the supply chain and logistics industries right to your earbuds. If you’re looking to increase your podcast listening , here are five that highlight topics of interest to supply chain and logistics professionals. 5 supply chain and logistics podcasts. Straight Talk with Supply Chain Insights. Supply Chain Brain. Supply Chain and Logistics Management.

The 12 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We conclude our “Most Popular” Blog posts series, where we have been giving you the most viewed blog posts in 2014 from our main content categories. We first featured the most popular manufacturing blog posts followed by the top Supply Chain blog posts, then logistics, transportation, business, 3PL, and then finally we round out our series today featuring the most popular blog posts focused on freight and freight management.

EV Cargo Technology Transforms Container Fill for M&S

EV Cargo Technology

Ground-breaking packaging optimisation technology is helping some of the world’s biggest retailers transform their global supply chains by reducing shipping costs and their impact on the environment.

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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. We have already covered the top 6 trends for 2016 in manufacturing. 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.

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Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

What is Supply chain costs? Supply chain costs are defined as costs that constitute a considerable percentage of the total sales price of a product or service. Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Applying the total cost of ownership analysis to the supply chain implies identifying all direct, indirect, and other associated costs. Supply chain costs analysis.

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

What is Supply chain costs? Supply chain costs are defined as costs that constitute a considerable percentage of the total sales price of a product or service. Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Applying the total cost of ownership analysis to the supply chain implies identifying all direct, indirect, and other associated costs. Supply chain costs analysis.

The Ultimate List of Top Logistics Startups – Blog

Freightos

Enough to go through every single article published in the top tech blogs – Techcrunch, Verge, Mashable and Recode – since 2007 to count how often articles about logistics startups, freight or cargo were published. Supply chain platform matching drop-ship retailers, manufacturers, distributors and freight forwarders. Improved cargo capacity by innovative 40 foot container design (fold).

Supply Chain Management Success – What You Need To Know But No One Told You

Gravity Supply Chain

How can end-to-end visibility and container tracking prevent supply chain disruptions? Find out in Gravity Supply Chain Solutions’ latest blog post.

Top 4 Reasons Why Package Optimization Also Benefits Your Supply Chain

Cerasis

When you’re looking for ways to benefit your company’s supply chain, you probably look for ways to reduce time or costs in various departments. Product packaging isn’t typically something you think about in supply chain and logistics, but it actually plays a major role in shipping and producing your products. Package optimization of your products for supply chain management can actually save your companies both time and money.

Profitable Agility: Part 2 of Agility and Resilience in Supply Chain Execution

BlueYonder

This blog is based on an article that recently ran in the Journal of Supply Chain Management, Logistics & Procurement, “ Supply chain agility: An imperative in an unpredictable world.”. Supply Chain Thought Leadership

Mobile Technology in Transportation Management & The Future Impact on the Supply Chain

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is the first post in a series produced in partnership with Catavolt, who helps manufacturing organizations drive operational excellence with mobile apps. We encourage our audience to visit The Catavolt Blog for more relevant posts about mobility in manufacturing for best practices, tips, and great industry insights. Mobile Technology in Transportation Management Impacts all Points Along the Supply Chain.

Modernizing the Retail Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Without the back-end supply chain, however, retailers would have nothing to sell. Manufacturers would supply retailers, who would then resell the goods to consumers — therefore dealing with complaints or queries from the end consumer. Now, thanks to an increasingly competitive landscape, the whole process has changed, meaning the supply chain needs to evolve with it, and fast.”[1] Changing retail supply chain environment.

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Linking the Supply Chain and Reverse Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Reverse chain article and permission to publish here provided by Glen Munholland at circularsupplychains.com. The post Linking the Supply Chain and Reverse Chain! appeared first on Supply Chain Game Changer™.

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How Trace.ai Enhances Supply Chain Visibility

Bristlecone

If you are a supplier catering to the food value chain, you know how difficult it is to deliver perishable goods to their ultimate destination in the right quality, quantity and condition, at the right time and place. Contributing to the loss are violent truck hijackings, which account for 24% of cargo theft incidents globally, according to a 2018 Global Cargo Theft Intelligence and Advisory Report. You too can unlock the hidden potential of your supply chain with Trace.ai.

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

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. As explained by Lucy Dixon of Supply Chain Digital , economic instability represents another threat to global trade. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Blockchain Technology in Logistics and the Supply Chain

EV Cargo Technology

“Anything that you can conceive of as a supply chain, blockchain can vastly improve its efficiency – it doesn’t matter if it’s people, numbers, data, money.”. At EV Cargo Technology we are often asked about where we are in our journey with Blockchain. Customers, prospects, our investors and our colleagues, many of them point to the same issue that Ginni Rometty raises, when you are dealing with supply chains and your purpose is technology then why not use blockchain?

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Using GPS to track cargo.

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.

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Blockchain Technology in Logistics and the Supply Chain

EV Cargo Technology

“Anything that you can conceive of as a supply chain, blockchain can vastly improve its efficiency – it doesn’t matter if it’s people, numbers, data, money.”. At EV Cargo Technology we are often asked about where we are in our journey with Blockchain. Customers, prospects, our investors and our colleagues, many of them point to the same issue that Ginni Rometty raises, when you are dealing with supply chains and your purpose is technology then why not use blockchain?

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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.

24 supply chain experts & business leaders reveal the #1 challenge of supply chain management (and how to solve it)

6 River Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic made it abundantly clear that effective supply chain management is crucial to the success of a business. The pandemic crisis had global ramifications felt throughout the entire supply chain, from raw materials to finished products, and for many companies, building the resiliency needed to weather such storms has become the #1 challenge of supply chain management.

The Future of IoT in Manufacturing

BluJay Solutions

Gartner also believes that IoT will have an enormous impact on how the supply chain operates and with the information available to supply chain and manufacturing leaders. The Current State of IoT in Manufacturing. Although IoT is already in widespread use in manufacturing and the supply chain, what it is used for is fairly limited and has only scratched the surface of what can be achieved. IoT to Protect Against Cargo Theft.

Top Logistics Terms to Know—A Supply Chain Glossary

Zipline Logistics

Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) — Critical supply chain planning that also accounts for production schedules. Agile — The concept of having a flexible supply chain that allows for quick order fulfillment with short lead times and varying volume. Benchmark — In logistics, benchmarks refer to KPI thresholds set by an organization to measure supply chain performance. Cargo — Product carried during transportation.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. Blog logistics managementWhat is Logistics Management Software?

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. Blog logistics managementWhat is Logistics Management Software?

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. Blog logistics managementWhat is Logistics Management Software?

Are We Building Our Supply Chains For Gen Z?

EV Cargo Technology

Supply chains need to recognise Generation Z’s vision and values whilst focusing on supporting the sales channels dominated by this era following the millennial generation. So, what supply chain initiatives can have the quickest lasting impact? These weren’t initially seen as major investment initiatives – actually the investment was very modest, but it did require a mindset of change throughout supply chain planning and operations. Blog General

Are We Building Our Supply Chains For Gen Z?

EV Cargo Technology

Supply chains need to recognise Generation Z’s vision and values whilst focusing on supporting the sales channels dominated by this era following the millennial generation. So, what supply chain initiatives can have the quickest lasting impact? These weren’t initially seen as major investment initiatives – actually the investment was very modest, but it did require a mindset of change throughout supply chain planning and operations.

Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

TMC

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rewiring supply chains, yet we are only at the beginning of this journey. As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead. Robinson and the Transportation Intermediaries Association, the testimony focused on how the IoT impacts supply chain, logistics, and the movement of goods. Combat cargo theft.

Visibility the Key to Keeping Pace with Increasing Supply Chain Complexity

BluJay Solutions

After years of continuous physical expansion, with mega-stores and mega-trucks having progressively replaced their supersized siblings and expansion of retailers’ high street presence a critical measure of their success, the retail supply chain is now adjusting to a wider and more diverse variety of just about everything. Next steps: Subscribe to our blog to receive the full blog series via email and stay informed about the latest global logistics news and insight.

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Is the Cold Chain Ready for COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery?

QAD

Cold Chain Temperature Management Matters. To ensure product quality, a temperature-controlled supply chain known as the cold chain was established to ensure temperature-sensitive products are monitored at every step of the process. The Battle for Air Cargo Capacity.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: arviem and KeyTone.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. KeyTone and arviem unveil strategic partnership to deliver trade monitoring and management services for global supply chain visibility Cupertino, CA, February 09, 2011: KeyTone Technologies, a recognized leader in RFID and other sensor-based solutions, announced today its strategic partnership with arviem to deliver ”in-transit” trade monitoring and management services to Fortune 1000 companies around the globe.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: What are you saying HSBC?

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.

Responsible Supply Chain – The Growing Demand of Ethical Fashion

EV Cargo Technology

The consumer now has the power to influence a more sustainable fashion future and so creating an environmentally friendly supply chain should be high on the agenda for retailers to design, manufacture and distribute fashion in a sustainable and ethical way. Clothing manufacturers are usually based in less developed countries to lower the cost of production. The post Responsible Supply Chain – The Growing Demand of Ethical Fashion appeared first on EV Cargo Technology.