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The Supply Chain Journal

In this issue, what carriers are doing about capacity, how SMEs are managing the freight storm, Knight-Swift picks up AAA Cooper and more. Truckin’ — With more than 1-in-4 contracted dry van loads getting rejected, one has to wonder if the trucking industry is doing enough to add capacity.

Heated produce season may further freeze capacity

The Supply Chain Journal

With capacity as tight as it is now, many industry leaders are speculating that any difficulty in sourcing refrigerated trailers may impact the dry van segment as well, considering the ongoing effort supply chains are making to replenish inventory amid freight network imbalances.

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2021 Produce Season Transportation Capacity Outlook and How to Navigate the Market

GlobalTranz

However, those hopes are at risk due to the severe capacity reductions plaguing regions across the US. However, producers that take the time to think about the reality of the situation are better equipped to recognize the value of a strategic partnership to find capacity.

Stranger supply chain things: Capacity planning lessons from Stranger Things

Kinaxis

However, it quickly became clear the museum lacked proper capacity planning and wasn’t prepared for 80,000 purple Thunder Lizard hoodie orders in a single day. But if they do manage such a marketing coup, they may want to consider implementing modern supply chain must-haves, such as scenario simulation to look for alternate ways to deal with supplier and capacity constraints. Supply chain management capacity constraints Capacity planning

Supply Chain Network Design: The Ultimate Use Cases eBook

Explore the most common use cases for network design and optimization software. This eBook shares how supply chain leaders leverage their supply chain design software to tackle a variety of challenges and questions.

LTL Capacity Best Practices in Times of Tight Freight Capacity

GlobalTranz

The capacity crunch has been a core concern of shippers for several years, but as 2018 draws closer to the holiday shopping season, it will become a bigger problem. LTL capacity has routinely been used as a source of added capacity when full truckload becomes unavailable. LTL capacity is quickly becoming harder to find, and full truckload carriers have already started to turn away freight. Capacity Crunch Freight LTL

Shipper Prep Tips for the CVSA Roadcheck, 72-Hour Capacity Reduction

GlobalTranz

To reduce the risk of supply chain disruption , shippers need to know what it means for their operation going into the start of May and how to use the right services to find available capacity before the CVSA roadcheck storm arrives.

Gain Control Over Your Production With Effective Capacity Planning

ThroughPut

Gain Control Over Your Production With Effective Capacity Planning. Perhaps, a process that matches your production capacity with sales demand can be the solution in this case. Capacity planning is the answer you’re looking for. Wondering if your capacity plan would work?

Gain Control Over Your Production With Effective Capacity Planning

ThroughPut

Gain Control Over Your Production With Effective Capacity Planning. Perhaps, a process that matches your production capacity with sales demand can be the solution in this case. Capacity planning is the answer you’re looking for. Wondering if your capacity plan would work?

What to Know About Capacity Planning In The New Era Of Digital

River Logic

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How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

How Shippers Can Navigate the 2018 Capacity Crunch

GlobalTranz

Last year Cerasis covered the capacity crunch in great detail, culminating in a helpful and educational e-book titled “ The Great Capacity Crunch: The Current State, Future Outlook, and How Shippers Can Thrive in Any Capacity Crunch.” As an update, in this post, we’ll address a more updated way that shippers can navigate the 2018 Capacity Crunch many shippers are currently facing. How Are You Braving the 2018 Capacity Crunch Storm?

Relationships key to navigating capacity crunch

The Supply Chain Journal

Capacity has been tight for months, signaling consumers’ renewed willingness to spend money as vaccine efforts continue and COVID-era restrictions are loosened across the nation. Lack of capacity to handle that volume is exacerbated by the driver shortage.”.

How Community Load Match Helps Shippers Secure Capacity

Kuebix

The post How Community Load Match Helps Shippers Secure Capacity appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Collaboration Community Load Match Truckload Capacity kuebix Rates RFP Spot Market TMS truckload

Freight continues to flow in, capacity does not

The Supply Chain Journal

Capacity appears structurally constrained. Further, the current environment has a capacity issue even when compared to past robust freight markets. A jump in Class 8 orders during the fourth quarter appeared likely to bring the truck capacity the industry desperately needed.

Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?

Introducing ThroughPut Capacity Planning Module: Optimize Your Capacity Plans With The Power Of AI

ThroughPut

Introducing ThroughPut Capacity Planning Module: Optimize Your Capacity Plans With The Power Of AI. Moreover, it has re-surfaced the importance of capacity planning and utilization based on the ever-changing demand-supply dynamics. Signaling risks in a capacity shortage where certain products may not be in actual demand. Accurate capacity planning and utilization analysis are now undeniably the most essential tools for a transparent end-to-end supply chain.

Introducing ThroughPut Capacity Planning Module: Optimize Your Capacity Plans With The Power Of AI

ThroughPut

Introducing ThroughPut Capacity Planning Module: Optimize Your Capacity Plans With The Power Of AI. Moreover, it has re-surfaced the importance of capacity planning and utilization based on the ever-changing demand-supply dynamics. Signaling risks in a capacity shortage where certain products may not be in actual demand. Accurate capacity planning and utilization analysis are now undeniably the most essential tools for a transparent end-to-end supply chain.

Capacity Crunch Strategies: How Does a 3PL Aid a Shipper in a Shipping Capacity Crunch?

GlobalTranz

A shipping capacity crunch is a necessary evil. Unfortunately, a shipping capacity crunch tends to occur during already stressed periods, like winter, after tropical storms and during peak shopping seasons. However, a third-party logistics provider (3PL) can help shippers persevere through the tough times with these capacity crunch strategies. . 3PLs Bring Better Freight Shipping Rates During Shipping Capacity Crunch Hikes. Capacity Crunch

Transportation capacity ‘historically low’; prices ‘show no sign of slowing’

The Supply Chain Journal

The transportation capacity subcomponent of the index increased 2.8 The report described the capacity environment as “one of the tightest transportation markets we have ever measured.”.

Transportation capacity tightens further in May

The Supply Chain Journal

Transportation capacity diminished further in May, according to a supply chain survey. The capacity subindex of the Logistics Managers’ Index fell 50 basis points from April to 32.7%, “indicating continued downward pressure,” the Tuesday report read.

What Transportation Modes Are Most Affected by Capacity Crunches?

GlobalTranz

Current and future capacity crunches are often analyzed for impact in the U.S., All modes of transit feel the effects of capacity crunches, but those that suffer the biggest effects tend to involve ground-transit, including less-than-truckload (LTL), full truckload (FT) and parcel shipping. rely on these three dominant transportation modes, let’s look at how capacity crunches affect them. FT Is First to Feel the Effects of Capacity Crunches.

Capacity correction still a ways off, trucking execs say

The Supply Chain Journal

Even removing elevated demand from the equation, industry fundamentals favor the carrier as capacity is historically constrained. “We’re Delays slowing capacity additions. A lack of drivers is certainly the primary hindrance to capacity additions currently.

Guide to Effective Strategic Capacity Planning

Demand Solutions

What is strategic capacity planning? Strategic capacity planning is how companies figure out the production capacity needed in order to meet consumer demand. The second reason is because demand moves up and down, and capacity may be much less sensitive to on-the-fly changes. So how do you do effective strategic capacity planning? Strategic Capacity Planning Tips. Forecast capacity upgrade costs accurately, and don’t assume they’re linear.

2020 Projected to be the Busiest Peak Capacity Season Yet

Kuebix

As the holiday season begins in full force, the transportation industry is realizing that online shopping is creating what may be the busiest peak capacity season yet. The post 2020 Projected to be the Busiest Peak Capacity Season Yet appeared first on Kuebix.

Current State of the Capacity Crunch

GlobalTranz

However, inconsistencies in service levels, including the use of inaccurate data, an economy that hinges on the state of foreign markets (think China), and changes to regulations and labor requirements are continuing to impact the capacity of the shipping industry. Unfortunately, the capacity crunch is real, and shippers need to know how to face the prospects of a slower 2016 to stay competitive and meet the demands of their customers and partner businesses.

10 Steps to Surviving & Thriving in a Capacity Crunch

GlobalTranz

The capacity crunch is starting to take hold of the shipping industry. However, this capacity crunch is likely to exceed even the worst capacity crunches in history, says Karen Sage of Talking Logistics With Adrian Gonzalez. Yet, shippers can turn their fears into opportunities; they can continue thriving in a capacity crunch by following these steps. Know the Causes Is the Starting Point to Thriving in a Capacity Crunch. Capacity Crunch

How to Procure Full Truckloads in Tight Capacity

GlobalTranz

These rates will have natural implications for smaller shippers seeking to lower overall transportation and freight spend, and paired with a “blurred lines between peak shipping and shopping seasons,” shippers will experience increasing trouble when trying to procure full truckload capacity. The Great Capacity Crunch: The Current State, Future Outlook, & How Shippers Can Thrive in Any Capacity Crunch. Capacity Crunch Full Truckload

5 pieces to the global capacity management puzzle

Kinaxis

by Bill DuBois Recently I was watching a video interview with David Thomas, the Director of Global Capacity Planning for Ford Motor Company. Among other things, he’s been leading the charge at Ford to deliver a global capacity management solution. Ford’s challenges to global capacity management. But in 2010, an upturn in demand in emerging regions like Brazil, India and China meant capacity required varied significantly by region.

It’s Time to Move Beyond Rough Cut Capacity Planning

River Logic

Similar to the phrase ‘a guy goes into a bar,’ the concept of delivering profit across the entire product portfolio can seem like a punchline when it comes to rough-cut capacity planning (RCCP). Isn’t rough-cut capacity planning (RCCP) about meeting demand at the lowest cost? SCM Supply Chain Manufacturing Capacity Planning Sales and Operations Planning Rough Cut

How Dock Scheduling Software Improves Capacity Woes

C3 Solutions

The capacity crunch is a significant issue for shippers of all sizes and throughout all industries. While different tactics exist to leverage all available capacity, one area is often overlooked—dock management. Shippers need to understand the current state of the capacity crunch, how dock scheduling software reduces the impact of capacity challenges and the use cases of such software to augment capacity.

Freight continues to flow in, capacity does not

The Supply Chain Journal

Capacity appears structurally constrained. Further, the current environment has a capacity issue even when compared to past robust freight markets. A jump in Class 8 orders during the fourth quarter appeared likely to bring the truck capacity the industry desperately needed.

Automation in the Warehouse: It’s All About Capacity

GlobalTranz

Unfortunately, warehouse capacity around the country is tight, but available capacity is only being used at rates shy of 70 percent. How can warehouse capacity be both tight and utilized less than 100 percent? To answer that question, let’s go back to how the addition of automation in the warehouse changes the game and enhances the use of available capacity. Capacity among distribution centers has slipped 1 percent to 66 percent this year as well.

Carriers bet on Capacity-as-a-Service

The Supply Chain Journal

Capacity-as-a-Service sales model. Capacity-as-a-service (CaaS) is a business methodology in which carriers use their trucks to sell an outcome, and in transportation that outcome is a positive shipping experience from pickup to transit to on-time delivery.

Keeping Supply Chains Moving During Covid-19 Requires Digital Collaboration and Access to Capacity

Kuebix

The post Keeping Supply Chains Moving During Covid-19 Requires Digital Collaboration and Access to Capacity appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Collaboration Covid-19 Digital Supply Chain Load Match Capacity Community Load Match Coronavirus Freight Pandemic technology transportation trucking

Transportation Industry Braces for a Looming Transportation Capacity Crunch Crisis in 2017

GlobalTranz

Expected Transportation Capacity Issues. The concern and dialog about the transportation capacity issues for our country have bridged the past two decades and beyond. We have heard so much over the years about a coming capacity crunch crisis , many argue if crisis is the proper terminology. Among the most discussed catalysts for the next approaching transportation capacity crunch, we have to look at collaboratio n between all the players in the myriad of logistics layers.