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Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. It is an incredible task that won’t happen without careful and well thought out planning and execution of the Supply Chain. What is the Vaccine Distribution Supply Chain? The Vaccine Distribution Supply Chain.

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. For a business to deliver its promise to its customers, it must have a properly functioning supply chain,” Goker Aydin, an expert in business analytics at the Carey Business School of Johns Hopkins University, recently observed.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more.

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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The state of supply chains: Aerospace

EFT

Aerospace supply chains stalled in March when Covid-19 saw airlines ground most of the world’s passenger aircraft. The supply chain was working hard, investing in capability and capacity to allow an increase in the number of aircraft being produced.

The Battle for Air Cargo Space

BlueYonder

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space.

The Battle for Air Cargo Space

BlueYonder

Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: how expectations for rapid delivery are driving competition in the air cargo space; the growing driver shortage in the trucking industry; how in-store mobility could help boost retail sales; the startup business behind reducing food waste; and how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the supply chain. The battle for air cargo space.

This Week in Logistics News (August 3-7, 2015)

Talking Logistics

This was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, which is typical for August, so let’s go straight to it: Macy’s expands same day delivery to 17 cities as it challenges Amazon ( Reuters ). Cargo Chief Cracks the Code on Transportation Capacity. Our ability to expand same-day delivery is rooted in local merchandise inventories at Macy’s stores, as well as a newly expanded delivery footprint of our partners at Deliv [emphasis mine].”.

Blockchain and Supply Chain are Becoming Inextricably Tied

Enterra Insights

Increasingly, however, articles about blockchain technology focus on how it can help improve supply chain operations. Today’s supply chains are mindbogglingly complex and blockchain has the potential to address some of that complexity. David Higgins, EMEA Technical Director at CyberArk, explains, “It only takes a quick Google search of ‘supply chain diagrams’ to see how complicated the modern day supply chain has become.

Supply Chain Sins, Fallacies, and Mistakes

Enterra Insights

In the supply chain arena, this tendency can have serious economic and reputational consequences. Doug Surrett, Chief Product Strategist for BluJay Solutions, insists, “Companies need to come clean and eliminate common supply chain offenses to deliver the greatest value to their customers.”[1] The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals reports U.S. ” Surrett agrees with those sentiments as they apply to the supply chain.

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. Once China was hit by a Coronavirus epidemic and factories ordered closed, it was inevitable that global supply chains would be affected. General Motors is airlifting supplies to its North American truck production.

This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

It was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, with robots and weak freight demand dominating the headlines. Air cargo firms feel the pressure from plunge in freight prices (Reuters). Honeywell To Acquire Intelligrated, A Leader In Supply Chain And Warehouse Automation Technologies. What will happen when one of these Starship Technologies robots crosses paths with a group of fraternity brothers or mischievous teenagers?

For CFOs’ Eyes Only: Unlock More Cash from Supply Chain Working Capital

Savi

As CFO of Savi Technology, I am particularly focused on global intermodal supply chains for high-value and/or high-volume customers. Introducing technology in mission-critical segments of a company’s supply chain provides both insight and the ability to make real-time decisions that can reduce the amount of cash tied up in working capital. To one of Savi’s largest CPG customers, saving one day of global inventory for all its SKUs is worth $50 million.

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Real Results Magazine: Must-Have Tips to Boost Your Supply Chain

BlueYonder

In each issue we aim to cover a cross-section of topics that span regions, industry verticals and business functions with a goal of introducing strategies and best practices that resonate with a broad cross-section of supply chain practitioners. As such, the latest issue offers stories on a cross section of international companies who are impacting real change in their companies through the use of supply chain solutions. What’s on your summer reading list?

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.

The Internet of Things and Supply Chain Operations

Enterra Insights

The term “supply chain” was coined because it denoted key linkages from raw resources to finished products. Connecting those links has been the essence of supply chain operations since trading first began. Through the centuries there has also been a focus on making supply chains more efficient. That’s why the Internet of Things is poised to make a significant impact in supply chain operations.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Our salute to the best advancements in supply chain technology, processes and labor management from 2017. This is our annual salute to the best in people, processes and technology within the supply chain arena. We think you’ll enjoy this year-end recap of supply chain innovations and best practices. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2015 : solar-powered vessel, robot dispatcher, 3-D printed flight parts, and more.

How To Keep Your Supply Chain Moving Fast as Fuel Costs Rise

Elementum

The problem is so severe that last month, a group of American shipping companies petitioned Congress to allow larger capacity trucks on the roads, to help companies meet demand surges and save on operating costs. Manufacturers of everything from clothing and food to construction equipment are shipping more cargo than usual. To optimize inventory and storage, identify and eliminate open spaces to make use of available floor-space and increase storage density.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Networked Supply Chains Require Better Visibility. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. • Poor training for handlers throughout the supply chain. A good Supply chain management system can reduces the unwanted expenditure which is present at every stage of company.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 6-10, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, for this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: JDA Unleashes Powerful New Capabilities to Enable the Seamless Supply Chain. Flextronics Unveils Flex Pulse™ — A Software-Based, Real Time, Comprehensive Mobile View Into Supply Chain Events. UPS Tests Electric Cargo Bike in Basel. Friday, July 10, 2015. The day is finally here — the premiere of The Minions movie.

This Week in Logistics News (September 26-30, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Another Friday where I have limited time, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: Uber to move freight, target trucking for the long haul (Reuters). Elementum Expands Supply Chain Management Suite with New Inventory App Powered by World’s Product Graph™. Just another step forward in exploring the potential of this new technology in supply chain applications.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Are you attending the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference later this month (September 25-28 in Orlando, FL)? Many products are within the category of optimizers for supply chain needs. I am also excited for the induction ceremony for the Supply Chain Hall of Fame, which CSCMP announced last month. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Hanjin says U.S.-bound

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

Talking Logistics

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.

This Week in Logistics News (May 13-17, 2013)

Talking Logistics

In the enterprise software world, Netsuite is becoming the Pitbull of the industry, with various supply chain and logistics software vendors forming partnerships with the company to help expand their presence in the small and midsize business (SMB) market. There is an increasing need to extend these applications beyond the enterprise to improve supply chain and logistics execution.

Digitalisation of Logistics Industry and its Impact

20Cube Logistics

The recent study by IMARC Group, entitled “Logistics Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023”, estimates that the global logistics market reached a value of US$ 1,171 Billion in 2017 and is estimated to register a CAGR of 2.7% Traditional process involving making calls and faxes to start a shipment order were not only a slow process but also lacked end-to-end visibility and up-to-date information to customers in tracking their cargo movement.

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Is the “shared economy” changing logistics?

Kinaxis

A popular subject in several expat Facebook groups is checking to see who’s planning on flying back to their origin country, and whether those individuals would mind taking along a little extra cargo. I’ve been part of a few of these groups. Are there ways it could benefit, or endanger, your supply chain? appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

This Week in Logistics News (June 6-10, 2016)

Talking Logistics

But there’s also something exhilarating about watching a group of kids, over the course of a few short weeks, come together as friends and as a team, overcoming adversity together, celebrating achievements together, and just having plain old fun together regardless of the score. Now, on to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Thoma Bravo Announces Acquisition of Elemica. My Little League team lost its first playoff game this past Monday.

This Week in Logistics News (October 12-16, 2015)

Talking Logistics

— In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… DSV agrees to acquire UTi Worldwide Inc. Cosco, China Shipping Group in Advanced Merger Talks (WSJ – sub. SMC³ Acquires Transportation Costing Group. Port of Long Beach sees highest Q3 cargo volume in history (Cargo Business News). Inventory Management. items, orders) will enable retailers to orchestrate the supply across a network of suppliers and partners on behalf of customers.

This Week in Logistics News (January 5-9, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Uber’s Latest Experiment Is Uber Cargo, A Logistics Service In Hong Kong. ABF Logistics Acquires Smart Lines Transportation Group. One day, we’ll drop the omni-channel term and just call it retailing again, but in the meantime, expect plenty of news from supply chain and logistics software vendors next week promoting their omni-channel solutions. Happy New Year! I hope 2015 is off to a great start for you.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Fuel optimized Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Fuel optimized Supply Chains. Increased transportation costs can affect the optimal design of a supply chain. With low transportation costs, it often makes sense to pool inventory in fewer locations so you can optimize space, labor and inventory pooling. However, as transportation costs increase it is more optimal to place inventory closer to customer locations, reducing overall transportation miles.

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The need to know

EFT

Container ship loses nearly 2,000 cargo carriers in Pacific storm. Low water levels after dry weather in the past month continue to prevent cargo vessels from sailing fully loaded on the river Rhine in Germany, traders said on Thursday. wholesale inventories revised higher; sales surge.

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Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

If you’re like me, staying up to date on supply chain news is critical. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics Email Newsletters. Today’s Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics News Sites.

Countdown to Black Friday: Shoppers are Ready. Are You?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Because one thing’s for sure: without logistics, goods can’t move through the supply chain from manufacturers and factories to distribution centers (DCs), warehouses, and retail locations across the country. Our Countdown to Black Friday series has been covering several aspects of the supply chain—from transportation to technology—that impact Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and beyond. Post 2: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

What to Do Now Before the Panama Canal Expands

CH Robinson Transportfolio

First, more inventory would be in transit at any given time. And second, to avoid running out of in-demand products, the shipper would have to stock more inventory as a buffer for unpredictable demand during those 11 days. On the West Coast, carriers might need to offer selective discounts to hold on to traffic, but will need to do so wisely, since a large chunk of time-sensitive cargo will probably continue to move through the West Coast, with or without discounts.

Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

There have been numerous articles published on this topic in various trade journals showing how almost everyone in the supply chain is being impacted by this congestion. Robinson and other Beneficial Cargo Owners (BCOs) participated to ensure that customers’ voices are heard. Due to a possible strike over the USWC, most retailers took precautions and have been moving a high level of inventory replenishment in preparation for a robust year-end shopping season.