How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

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California, for example, passed the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 , which went into effect in January 2012. The company is also stopping production in Ecuador, Venezuela, Belarus and Pakistan by April 2014 (these countries scored low in a World Bank report that assessed countries on accountability, corruption, violence, and other metrics). appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Logistics Management

LeanCor

The Key to Customer Satisfaction in Lean Logistics Management. “We are landing 30 minutes ahead of our scheduled arrival time in sunny California.” However, this really got me thinking about on-time performance and standards in logistics management– I wouldn’t be a true lean logistics professional if it didn’t. Lean and six sigma teach us these terms as the basis for achieving high quality service to our customers in logistics management.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. In the digital transformation age, logistics is once again undergoing a major shift. These technologies also contribute to a rise in big data and analytics in the logistics field. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

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And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Walmart Toughens Delivery Demands for Suppliers (WSJ – sub. The thing that makes supply chain and logistics so exciting and frustrating and challenging is that just when you think you’ve figured something out or have it under control, the world changes on you. P&G and Wayfair: More Shippers Taking Direct Control of Logistics Operations.

7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Fulfillment by Amazon or Amazon FBA lets sellers in the Amazon marketplace take advantage of Amazon’s giant logistics operation to ship their orders. Amazon FBA sometimes falls short in this crucial metric. Amazon runs an enormous fulfillment and logistics business.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

There are seven counties in Northern California where people have been asked to stay home: The railroads and dray carriers are exempt from this at this time. There is also significant congestion at the equipment depots in Southern California resulting in delays in the ability to turn equipment in. Delays in Northern California and Seattle are limited at this time. 53’ update: There is a drop in intermodal volume out of Southern California due to a lack of imports.

7 Best Supply Chain Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

Therefore, the challenge to establish the ranking method is to find a more economical data source and the unbiased metrics. Author Affiliations: authors of the books on our list are university professors from Michigan State University, Stanford University, Northwestern University the University of California at Berkley and Cranfield University (UK).

Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 1? A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

For other distribution channels such as retail stores, direct sales and other distributors, Apple Inc will keep products at Elk Grove, California (where central warehouse and call center are located) and supply products from there. Company depends on logistical services provided by outsourcing partners. So this section will explain some characteristics of Apple Supply Chain through various metrics and compare them with Amazon Supply Chain. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies.

UPS Executive Shares Insights on Total Cost of Ownership in the Electronics Supply Chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

A native New Yorker, Ken turned down a career in finance and banking for an action-packed and exciting career in the world of global logistics. What are the metrics used to measure performance is part of the contract terms, especially around on-time service commitments. Particularly on new product introductions, we needed to be very careful on being able to deploy a product roll-out simultaneously across the entire country, in California, New York Chicago, etc.

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

” The staff at Supply Chain Link notes, “The terms ‘visibility’ and ‘transparency’ are often used interchangeably in the logistics world. Logistics providers market benefits of visibility and transparency, but it has many customers wondering what exactly the difference is between the two terms. performance-based metrics. In the information age, it’s difficult to hide things you would prefer to remain undiscovered.

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Dedication to Career, Life and Family

Supply Chain Nation

I was in the Alabama National Guard and the California National Guard. RT: While I was in the military, I was a transportation and logistics officer. Being an officer in the transportation and logistics field, I was given the opportunity to perform different jobs, missions and convoys. The duties consisted of all transportation and logistical aspects of the entire base and all the units that were stationed there.

Dedication to Career, Life and Family

Supply Chain Nation

I was in the Alabama National Guard and the California National Guard. RT: While I was in the military, I was a transportation and logistics officer. Being an officer in the transportation and logistics field, I was given the opportunity to perform different jobs, missions and convoys. The duties consisted of all transportation and logistical aspects of the entire base and all the units that were stationed there.

Raise a Toast to Digital Business!

Supply Chain Shaman

Selling directly to the consumer is a powerful engine of growth, but requires the redesign of logistics systems to embrace the ‘each’ Many companies that I work with are quickly moving into 2-6% direct sales, but learning the hard way that it requires rethinking warehouse management and order management. One of my clients uses the analogy of “hotel California.” In addition, my new book Metrics that Matter is designed to help build cross-functional teams.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

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Emily Murphy @scbrief Emily earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Cruz, for her major in Film and Digital Media and has experience in writing, publication and teaching. After 12 years as an Air Force logistics officer, Michael got his PhD in a top 5 logistics program, and now teaches supply chain management and marketing. Logistics and delivery can be handled in a very optimized way with the help of automated solutions using data and information.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

FLEXE , Flexport and Convoy –three technology companies adding flexibility to the supply chain–,recently hosted the first Peak Logistics breakfast in Seattle, Washington. The founders of each company came together to discuss the overlap of technology and logistics and how it can be used to solve every day problems. And, again, with the power of the marketplace in scale, you start to get comparative metrics. DC Velocity, which is a supply chain logistics magazine.

This Week in Logistics News (June 19-23, 2017)

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With little time to spare this morning, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Deal for Whole Foods Seen as Ideal for Urban Pickup and Delivery Hubs (WSJ – sub. CSCMP 28th Annual State of Logistics Report: Accelerating into Uncertainty. Consumer Convenience” will become a new supply chain metric (more on that idea in a future post). It’s the last day of school, so lot’s of excitement here at home.