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Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

It is this ability to present the entire freight transport and logistics supply chain under one roof that makes Multimodal the go-to event for shippers, importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers – all seeking ways to run a slicker supply chain. Manufacturers. To see the list of companies that visited in 2014, please click here. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events. URL: www.multimodal.org.uk.

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. Manufacturers benefit with more flexibility in managing ad hoc requirements as well.

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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. Manufacturers benefit with more flexibility in managing ad hoc requirements as well.

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. Manufacturers benefit with more flexibility in managing ad hoc requirements as well.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020

Transplace

The automotive industry continues with many manufacturers closed. As soon as the manufacturers start ramping up, capacity for exports could be absorbed creating capacity issues for other industries. This past week, some states announced a mandatory shut down of manufacturing plants in Mexico until April 30. This indicator affects transport companies in Mexico that have income in pesos as all their parts and some of their payments could be based on U.S.

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Most manufacturers aim at creating the most optimum supply chain for their organizations. Since these internal costs can significantly increase the total cost of supply, manufacturers should have the right method to identify and quantify them to avoid making purchase decisions based on inaccurate or incomplete data. Procurement costs. What is Supply chain costs?

Supply Chain Costs: A Definitive Guide for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

Manufacturers usually define supply chain costs using the total cost of ownership. Most manufacturers aim at creating the most optimum supply chain for their organizations. Since these internal costs can significantly increase the total cost of supply, manufacturers should have the right method to identify and quantify them to avoid making purchase decisions based on inaccurate or incomplete data. Procurement costs. What is Supply chain costs?

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020

Transplace

Phase 2: Companies that work for the new group of essential sectors will require to submit to authority’s health protocols. For many Canadian shippers, manufacturing, automotive, and retail (clothing / furniture) has been negatively impacted as generally is the trend for these segments. Majority of countries are re-opening gradually and cargo flows are re-emerging as shippers and manufacturers increase activities. Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020.

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. I’m Nerijus Poskus — Director of Pricing and Procurement at Flexport. So Convoy is a trucking company.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

These 36 innovative companies have figured out how to hack their operations, gaining some financial or media recognition for their methods. In addition to cutting the need for outsourced manufacturing, this move could give the company a leg up on the competition by making it possible to get products in the hands of consumers faster. The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. manufacturing facility in 2014.

Cargo Flight Launches a Vital Link in the Ebola Response Effort

Supply Chain @ MIT

million, combined with procurement of locally available commodities, will meet two critical needs in the country’s constrained health care system. Items in this shipment were sourced in the United States, and the logistics team led by Dr. Goentzel worked with a commercial distributor to access manufacturing capacity for products such as Ebola suits that are relatively scarce. Some manufacturers have increased their output as demand has soared.

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Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Here are the top dangers we believe your company needs to consider. For instance, the bankruptcy of South Korea’s 7th largest shipping company (Hanjin Shipping) led to a dramatic reduction in global supply chain shipping capacity. Capacity fell by 3 percent, and up to $14 billion in cargo was unable to dock. Also, more companies are apt at isolating their data from others, increasing risk. Supplier consistency applies to manufacturers as well.

5 Podcasts for Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Cerasis

Featured guests include supply chain and logistics executives from leading manufacturing and retail companies, professors from leading academic institutions, executives from third-party logistics and technology companies, and authors. Each episode features a different special guest, who brings his/her unique opinions regarding topics such as logistics, supply chain, cargo, freight, transportation, and education.

The Coronavirus Is Shattering Traditional Supply Chains

ivalua

A March 11 analysis by trading platform Forex.com claimed that nearly 75% of all companies had already reported supply-chain disruptions, with more than 80% believing that at some point they would experience impacts as a result of COVID-19 disruptions. Without an intact supply chain, a manufacturing business will starve for key inputs into its production process.

E2open Completes Acquisition of INTTRA, Bringing Together Leading Global Cloud Supply Chain Management and Leading Ocean Shipping Network

E2open

With this unification, customers of both companies will realize extensive efficiencies and ease of use across global supply chain and logistics management. The combination of the largest ocean shipping network with the largest beneficial cargo owner (BCO) supply chain network will bring powerful benefits including: Real-time end-to-end visibility with the ability to monitor and react to changing global needs.

The Vaccine Distribution Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The ultimate goal is to ensure the uninterrupted availability of quality vaccines from manufacturer to service-delivery levels, so that opportunities to vaccinate are not missed because vaccines are unavailable.” Then you have to manufacture, transport and distribute it.

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. Many companies understand the elemental nature of these changes and are already working to introduce digital technology into their operations. 2016 Supply Chain Trend #6: Procurement’s New (read Bigger) Role in the Supply Chain.

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From Exports to Delivery: Simplifying PPE Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Policy 12 created a white and blacklist of manufacturers and suppliers. In this environment, we’re seeing companies turn to air freight to move their personal protective equipment quickly. However, when the demand for passenger travel plummeted in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a dramatic reduction in cargo capacity followed. Lastly, we understand your need to continue moving your PPE cargo as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.

Using Blockchain to Better Understand the Total Cost of Transportation

Shipchain

Determining the total cost of transportation is essential to understanding your company’s profitability. Were any shipments damaged or otherwise subject to cargo insurance claims? What could we as a company do better? A product changes hands approximately 30 times between the procurement of raw materials and its final destination. Immediately identify products returned to determine potential defects in quality or manufacturing.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. Whether you''re a manufacturing company in China, a sourcing agent in London or a world''s leading company in Silicon Valley, we''re all in a global supply chain networks. One company had an empty automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS), calling it the “epitome of a monument to waste.”

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Looking Beyond Blockchain/Supply Chain Hype

Enterra Insights

Cheng-Shorland explains, “Supply chain is driven in large part by the procurement process. Moving any product or service through a supply chain starts with a procurement contract, which initiates the tendering or bidding process via an RFI, RFP or other type of formal request. Everything moves through the process based on the procurement contract.” ” Each stop on the supply journey — from procurement through final sale — involves some sort of transaction.

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.”.

6 Digitization Steps to Overcome Supply Chain Disruptions & Build Resiliency

Turvo

The costs of supply chain disruptions vary based on the severity of the disruption, how quickly companies recover, and numerous other factors. Customers take their anger out on favored companies, and yet, they hope companies can refill the shelves. Even for companies with U.S. manufacturing centers, the effects of disruption are not limited to China or any other entity. In the global economy, manufacturers may source raw materials from affected regions.

Understanding Supply Chain Management

SupplyPike

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a systematic and controlled procurement operation. Procurement usually comprises a diverse range of suppliers chosen according to a conceived ability to supply merchandise at the right price. Essentially, supply chain management is the administration and control of the movement of goods between companies and end customers. . Most manufacturers depend on just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing policies. Learn about.

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. companies should be looking to partner with more stable countries where tariff changes aren’t expected. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain. companies to do business in their lands.

Blockchain in freight forwarding – Is it the next big thing?

20Cube Logistics

Supply chain involves procurement, creating orders, packing, shipping and distribution of goods, etc., Each time cargo is shipped, the transaction is documented, creating a permanent history of the shipment from order to delivery. The sharing of information on the manufacturing process, assembly, delivery with vendors and suppliers becomes transparent and efficient. It becomes easier for companies and individuals to bring in ethical procurement practices in place.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Their early 2018 competition assessment noted that “companies that provide fulfillment and logistics services for themselves” are competition. Diving into the senior positions a little further, it became clear exactly where the company is moving – cross-border trade and international logistics, while improving courier delivery. These positions are focused on operational roles for rapid manufacturing, inventive packaging, and fulfillment.

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. companies should be looking to partner with more stable countries where tariff changes aren’t expected. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” Everything from custom duties to cargo inspections can create bottlenecks within the supply chain. companies to do business in their lands.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Almost 75 percent of US companies are experiencing capacity shortfalls in their supply chains, due to Coronavirus-linked transport disruptions , a new study has shown. With some 5 million companies impacted by China’s supply chain woes, the picture is similar in other parts of the world. A study of the tactics employed by companies falling into category 2 may provide lessons in shrewd supply chain management that we could all learn from.

Welcome to the Supply Chain where the Risks Never Stop Coming

Enterra Insights

The geopolitical conflicts to which Resilinc refers include things like trade conflicts and Brexit, which the company asserts pose some of the most potentially costly and disruptive supply chain impacts. Bindiya Vakil ( @BindiyaVakil ), Resilinc CEO, notes, “Supply chain, sourcing and procurement professionals are on the front lines of managing global trade risks for their companies. Nationless companies. Companies do have control over how they react to risks.

How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Containers are piling up in ports, international shipping has been hammered, Western companies are battling to source products from traditional suppliers, and disruptions are being experienced throughout the global supply chain. The impact on supply chains is particularly apparent in the following two broad areas— shipping and procurement of products/components/raw materials. COVID-19 Impact on Procurement.

Supply Chain Transformation is a Journey not a Destination

Enterra Insights

In the manufacturing arena, we are at the beginning of an industrial revolution labeled Industry 4.0 revolution is well and truly underway and is redefining traditional manufacturing processes once and for all. The manufacturing industry is moving towards a more digitized, automated, agile and, ultimately, efficient operation and there is no better example of this than in the supply chain network. Cognitive computing is the key that unlocks data democratization for companies.

The state of supply chains: Aerospace

EFT

Airframe and aero-engine manufacturers were on a growth trajectory until March’s mayhem which saw global population lockdowns and suspension of travel plans, with around 98% of all flights cancelled and the majority of the world’s passenger jets parked, overnight.

Who’s Using Blockchain in 2020, and How?

Logistics Bureau

In most cases, these companies are using blockchain as an aid to supply chain visibility and product tracing, but some have applied it as a tool to streamline transactions and speed up the flow of information, goods, and materials. Shortened release times for cargo offloaded at Shanghai port.

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

6 River Systems

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 companies most prepared to mitigate the impact are those that had implemented risk management and business continuity strategies. How viable are they themselves as a company?