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Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

states, obvious disruptions to supply chains and supply chain risk management were a given. Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. Starting with Miami, this port primarily handles containerized cargo with small amounts of breakbulk, vehicles and industrial equipment. containerized loaded cargo volume and more than 18% of the East Coast container trade. Supply chain risk management

Supplier Risk Management Considerations for the Coronavirus Outbreak

ivalua

Factories in China are facing staffing shortages or are electing to remain closed to protect its workforce, airlines have suspended flights to China, and restrictions and regulations designed to control the spread of the virus could have an adverse impact on cargo leaving and entering ports all over the world. This will impact manufacturers and retailers who rely on these products and labor, the logistics haulers expecting to transport the material, and ultimately the end consumers. .

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country. As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments. The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Ocean Cargo Updates. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China as the situation normalizes. The reopening of factories in China would see a gradual return of demand, but Alphaliner noted in a recent newsletter that cargo volume recovery was expected to take a few weeks. Carmakers and electronic manufacturers in South Korea and Japan are reporting production line shutdowns. Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. The reopening of factories in China would see a gradual return of demand, but Alphaliner noted in a recent newsletter that cargo volume recovery was expected to take a few weeks, and until normal volume is reached, carriers would continue to selectively implement blank sailings, likely until the end of March. Carmakers and electronic manufacturers in South Korea and Japan are reporting production line shutdowns.

This Week in Logistics News (January 19-23, 2015)

Talking Logistics

” Companies have historically overlooked B2B Connectivity when evaluating supply chain software solutions, such as transportation management systems. I’ve stated my opinion many times before: I believe companies, especially manufacturers and retailers, should get out of the B2B Connectivity business. Supply chain management is all about risk management, and this is a great example of how third-party logistics providers (3PLs) need to redefine themselves.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020

Transplace

Based on spot market data from the Transcore / Link Logistics database, rates within Canada have softened since mid-March between 4 and 14% depending on the lane / market. 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.

The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

trillion in cargo annually. While the Coast Guard initiated a number of activities and coordinating strategies to improve physical security in specific ports, it has not conducted a risk assessment that fully addresses cyber-related threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences. The second report , issued by TrapX Security, is even more troubling because it hits closer to home — that is, the warehouses and IT systems of manufacturers, retailers, and logistics service providers.

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

Supply Chain Game Changer

Change is inevitable in modern supply chain management, and risk management is essential to success. Risks evolve and become more prevalent with time. Risk management strategies of yesteryear are ineffective in the changing landscape, and no type of transport can avoid risks. Risks exist in land, air and ocean freight. Understanding the top 10 global supply chain risks can work to reduce their impact. Environmental Risks.

Still Think Dangerous Goods is Just Paperwork and Labels?

Talking Logistics

The dangers of shipping lithium-ion batteries, particularly via air, has been in the spotlight in recent years following several deadly incidents, including the crash of a UPS cargo plane in September 2010 that was attributed to “the autoignition of the contents of a cargo pallet, which contained more than 81,000 lithium type batteries and other combustible materials.”. As I wrote more than three years ago in A New Era for Global Trade Management Software? :

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[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics

Cerasis

Today our focus has been on KPIs, ERP, WMS, TMS, YMS, EDI, The Cloud, S and OP, 3 D Printing, IoT, IoE, Drones: Same Hour/Day/Time Delivery to Customers, Cyber Security, Theft, Government Regulations, E-Commerce, Omni-Channel, Modeling/Simulation, Risk Management, Tracking, Traceability, Re-shoring, Robotics , et al, but…what about Artificial Intelligence or AI technologies? . Practical Applications: Using AI Technologies to Maximize & Compliment Logistics Resources.

Welcome to the Supply Chain where the Risks Never Stop Coming

Enterra Insights

There are undoubtedly moments when risk managers would like to “take a knee” in order to find respite from the risks their supply chains face. According to the staff at Supply & Demand Chain Executive , “A new report from Resilinc reveals that global risks increased throughout 2018, with geopolitical conflicts posing some of the most potentially costly and disruptive supply chain impacts.”[1] ” Those risks are: 1.

6 Digitization Steps to Overcome Supply Chain Disruptions & Build Resiliency

Turvo

Again, those without a digital capability are effectively putting their drivers at risk, incurring higher costs for the personal protective equipment (PPE) for staff, and risking access to fewer drivers. 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. Identify weaknesses contributing to limited real-time visibility in management.

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

6 River Systems

The COVID-19 pandemic made it abundantly clear that effective supply chain management is crucial to the success of a business. 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 challenge of risk management The market is hyper-dynamic.

Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

The increase in product development coupled with lowered prices in the future can make AR technologies a huge asset not only for specific industries, but for supply chain management as well. After all, new technologies impact almost every industry, and logistics is no exception. Supply chain management involves the flow, storage, and delivery of goods, services and inventory for consumers.

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Supply Chain Case Study: the Executive's Guide

Supply Chain Opz

Professionals in supply chain management use various methods to identify best practices to improve the operations. Analysis of case study is certainly one of the most popular methods for people from business management background. Manufacturing systems and regulatory compliance are considered to be very complex, coupled with the limited number suppliers due to the high barriers to entry. Managing transportation at this scale is the absolute challenge.

Multiple Constraints of Route Planning in ASEAN

Abivin

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a major global hub of manufacturing and trade, as well as one of the fastest-growing markets in the world with a consumer base of more than 600 million, an expanding labor force and a soaring E-commerce industry. Will ASEAN’s logistics industry rise to challenges? The rising growth and integration rate of logistics service providers presents a huge market opportunity in ASEAN’s complex and ever-changing logistics context.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Due to the rapid change in global business environment, managers find it difficult to gain the edge over competitors. 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. We believe many practices in global supply chain management can be applied in every industry. percentage of second-tier suppliers who follow a certain risk management or IT standard”).

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Bringing Augmented Reality to Supply Chain

Elementum

The increase in product development coupled with lowered prices in the future can make AR technologies a huge asset not only for specific industries, but for supply chain management as well. After all, new technologies impact almost every industry, and logistics is no exception. Supply chain management (SCM) involves the flow, storage, and delivery of goods, services and inventory for consumers.

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Pandemic Highlights Need for Agile Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Truckers, warehouse workers and cargo handlers, all in a vast network, find themselves one endless day after the next getting food, medicine and, yes, toilet paper to customers. The complex supply logistics of our 21st-century world face a gathering storm even as reliance on those supply chains becomes more critical in the worst public health crisis in generations.”[1]

2012 Supply Chain Predictions: Is the End of the World Nigh?

Supply Chain Network

Supply chain risk will not go away. At the start of 2011, I wrote a blog (Supply Chain Risk and Charles Darwin) that highlighted 2010 as the worst on record for supply chain disruptions. Therefore it is not surprising that focusing on managing and mitigating risk across global supply chains appear on most lists. IDC (Worldwide manufacturing supply chain 2012 top 10 predictions) agrees, saying “Risk Management will mature as a focus area for supply chain segmentation”.

This Week in Logistics News (August 28 – September 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

August is usually a quiet month for supply chain and logistics news, but not this year, especially the past couple of weeks. Manhattan Transportation Management Enhancements Enable the Acquisition and Supervision of Additional Shipment Capacity. UK government announces funding for truck platooning trials (Automotive Logistics). TSA reviewing cargo screening, concerned about terror vulnerabilities (CNN).