How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

The collapse of the garment factory in Bangladesh last week , which killed at least 705 workers and injured thousands of others, has put a spotlight on a problem that plagues many supply chains: the use of slave labor. How many slaves are in your supply chain?

A Budding Industry: Recreational Marijuana is California's Newest Supply Chain

Elementum

California’s Prop 64 marks a sea change in the effort to bring an entire industry out of the shadows, and everyone from pharmaceutical companies to big investment firms and app developers has been racing to cash in. However, as the sixth largest economy in the world and the country’s cannabis capital , California is in many ways poised to lead the development of the burgeoning legal industry, with expected sales of over $5B by 2019. Introduction.

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A Budding Industry: Recreational Marijuana is California's Newest Supply Chain

Elementum

California’s Prop 64 marks a sea change in the effort to bring an entire industry out of the shadows, and everyone from pharmaceutical companies to big investment firms and app developers has been racing to cash in. However, as the sixth largest economy in the world and the country’s cannabis capital , California is in many ways poised to lead the development of the burgeoning legal industry, with expected sales of over $5B by 2019. Introduction.

The Branded Supply Chain

DELMIA Quintiq

What do H&M and Whirlpool know about supply chains that many of their competitors don’t? It is that world-class supply chains embody world-class brands by delivering to the customers the promises made and stories told by their marketing departments.

Still Don’t Know How Many Slaves Are In Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

How many slaves are in your supply chain? Last week, the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), a leading international body representing purchasing and supply management professionals, issued a press release highlighting findings from a survey it conducted showing that relatively few companies are ready to comply with the UK’s Modern Slavery Act , which was passed in March 2015 with enforcement set to begin on April 1, 2016.

Kinaxis on the road: 12th American Supply Chain & Logistics Summit

Kinaxis

The American Supply Chain and Logistics Summit, now in its 12th year, brings together senior executives from across the Supply Chain and Logistics fields to enjoy an unbeatable mix of networking, expert case studies, interactive debates and master classes over three exceptional days.

The Logistics Destination of Southern California

Supply Chain Link

As the sixth largest economy in the world 1 and the largest gateway for international trade and domestic commerce in the United States 2 , California continues to provide an ideal location for logistics solutions such as ocean transportation and distribution.

Managing the heathcare supply chain for better patient outcomes

Kinaxis

Recently we had the opportunity to attend the only event that brings together the entire end-to-end healthcare supply chain, LogiMed USA 2019, in San Diego, California. Reinventing the heathcare supply chain.

Managing the healthcare supply chain for better patient outcomes

Kinaxis

Recently we had the opportunity to attend the only event that brings together the entire end-to-end healthcare supply chain, LogiMed USA 2019, in San Diego, California. Reinventing the healthcare supply chain.

Mindmap for an ethical supply chain

Supply Chain Movement

As a result of the growth in the outsourcing of manufacturing worldwide, ethical problems are also increasing in the supply chain: a catastrophic fire in a contract manufacturer’s overcrowded factory in Bangladesh and recalls of branded products containing harmful substances, to name but a few.

The Supply Chain of Pollen

Kinaxis

by Joe Cannata Though it may sound like an odd subject, nature and manufacturing do work together in some sort of hybrid supply chain. So what does all of this have to do with supply chain?

Cargo Surge Leads to Congestion at Southern California Ports

American Global Logistics

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Modern Slavery in Today’s Supply Chains

Kinaxis

Through the supply chain. Modern slavery is one of the supply chain industry’s dirty little secrets, but thankfully, governments in the US and UK are attempting to wash it clean, working to put a stop to a problem that should never have been allowed to exist in the first place.

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030

Arkieva

This and much more, in your Monday supply chain briefing from Arkieva. Supply Chain News. Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.

California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

DAT Solutions

That started a ripple effect on the whole supply chain, which includes trucking. The load-to-truck ratio in Los Angeles lit up the entire state of California on the DAT Hot States map.

S&OP in Las Vegas! Let’s Learn, Laugh, and Be Entertained at the S&OP Innovation Summit

Kinaxis

Having worked many years in the supply chain with the contract manufacturing firms, I find this managed service, sometimes called PaaS (Planning-as-a-Service), extremely intriguing. My personal favorite ended on the foresight a supply chain leader needs to have.

The (Internet of Things) IOT Supply Chain Benefits Now Coming Clearer

Cerasis

The Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be popping up in more conversations throughout the entire supply chain , and more businesses have turned towards IoT experts for guidance on how to take advantage of its benefits. The IoT Supply Chain and Shipping Processes.

California Transparency in Supply Chains Act - Value Unchained

ModusLink Corporation

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Chipotle: The Latest Example of Why Supply Chain Risk Management Matters

Talking Logistics

Why is supply chain risk management important? coli outbreaks that sickened 60 customers, along with norovirus incidents in California and Massachusetts that led to more sick customers and restaurant closings. Rethinking Supply Chain Risk Management.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . 6 Key Trends in Supply Chain. Management Professionals in Supply Chains.

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Cloud Supply Chain Management: SCM’s Head is in the Clouds…and For Good Reason

Cerasis

The use of cloud computing in supply change management is not some dark, forbidden territory any longer. In some cases, the cloud is taking on the human responsibilities of retiring experts in the supply chain. Oracle Leading the Charge in Cloud Supply Chain Management.

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The Role of Circular Supply Chains in the Circular Economy

SCM Research

California Management Review has now published a special issue on the circular economy. Several of the articles of that special issue refer to supply chains and supply chain management; and several of the authors have published in SCM journals before. This indicates that “supply chain thinking” and “circular thinking” are increasingly stimulating each other.

Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California

EFT

Strategically located near the busiest seaport in the United States, the adjoining ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and with easy access to highways I-10 and I-15, the 231,000-square-foot Ontario mega-warehouse strengthens Berlin Packaging's operations in Southern California. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Industrial Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

Supply chain management books that are praised by supply chain executives, consultants and supply chain management professionals at all levels. Anyway, how often scholarly articles cite top supply chain management books?

Help Us Build a Global Classroom for Supply Chain Talent

Supply Chain @ MIT

A curriculum for online learning that MIT CTL plans to launch next year will provide new sources of supply chain talent across the globe. The supply chain profession urgently needs to fix the problem of a chronic shortage of talent. Redefining education.

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El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997

Kinaxis

A massive El Niño occurred in 1997-1998, unleashing record rains in California, deadly tornados in Florida, and a brutal drought in Indonesia, thus landing the term firmly on the radar (no pun intended) of millions of people around the globe.

Managing the Temperature-Controlled Supply Chain with Technology

PINC

New webinar discusses the current trends in the food supply chain space and the role that technology is playing in the modern-day cold chain. . The temperature-controlled supply chain or “cold chain” has always faced unique challenges.

Readying Your Supply Chain for Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

( Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series on readying your supply chain for artificial intelligence (AI). At this stage, it can be useful to establish new KPIs to measure the impact of integrating AI into supply management.

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Readying Your Supply Chain for Artificial Intelligence

ThroughPut

( Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series on readying your supply chain for artificial intelligence (AI). At this stage, it can be useful to establish new KPIs to measure the impact of integrating AI into supply management.

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The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

They are demanding more supply chain transparency. Alexis Bateman ( @hickmana ), Director of MIT Sustainable Supply Chains, and Leonardo Bonanni ( @amerigo ), founder and CEO of Sourcemap, write, “The concept of supply chain transparency was virtually unknown 15 years ago, yet today it commands the attention of mid- and senior-level managers across a broad spectrum of companies and industries.”[1] What is supply chain transparency?

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Thoughts from the Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience

Loftware

I had the wonderful opportunity to be part of the Oracle Modern Supply Chain Experience last week, located in beautiful San Jose, California. Apart from escaping the brutal New England winter for a week, the event opened my eyes to the amount of energy and passion towards supply chain methodologies, technologies, and solutions. Supply Chain Oracle

Is Your Supply Chain Ready For Artificial Intelligence?

ThroughPut

( Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series on readying your supply chain for artificial intelligence (AI). Modern industrial supply chains are complex and, at times, chaotic. The post Is Your Supply Chain Ready For Artificial Intelligence?

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Is Your Supply Chain Ready For Artificial Intelligence?

ThroughPut

( Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series on readying your supply chain for artificial intelligence (AI). Modern industrial supply chains are complex and, at times, chaotic. The post Is Your Supply Chain Ready For Artificial Intelligence?

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7 Best Supply Chain Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

In this article, we rank books based on their influence, popularity, recency and practicality and then we come up with the list of the best supply chain books. Finding Best Supply Chain Books We've found that most recommendations for on the web are based on just personal opinion. Ranking of Supply Chain Books We're sure some of you've been using Google Scholar to find related publications.

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

Supply Chain Opz

Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. Surprisingly, IT research firm Gartner ranks Apple Supply Chain as the best supply chain in the world for 4 years in a row. But, is Apples Supply Chain really the number 1? 1) Apples Supply Chain Model.