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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. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events. URL:

Understanding Supply Chain Management


Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a systematic and controlled procurement operation. SCM performance directly impacts an organization’s general performance. Also, as offshoring makes modern supply chains more complicated, multi-channel distribution and global marketplace emphasize on the importance of SCM. Most manufacturers depend on just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing policies. Learn about.

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Perspectives on the Global Trade Environment: A Panel Discussion


The goal is to create redundant sources based on supplier-specific and country-of-origin, to ensure that each product category has redundancy as a form of insurance on the supply chain. Even if AAP or other auto part companies wanted to move production, there is no manufacturing capacity in the US or anywhere else, so creating redundancy in this case is very difficult. Andrew Partis shared his views from ThermoFisher, a global contrat manufacturer for the pharmaceutical industry.

Who said supply chains are boring?: What are you saying HSBC?

Supply Chains Rock

Cargo ships and cargo planes carrying electronics, paper goods and food all use the same ports, trucks and planes. Sorry, but being the cash behind the supply chain, while valuable, doesnt make anyone an expert in the end to end supply chain, from sourcing to end of life. SCM Blogroll. Manufacturing Central. SCM Lowdown. SCM Operations. SCM Research. Who said supply chains are boring?

Modernizing the Retail Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Manufacturers would supply retailers, who would then resell the goods to consumers — therefore dealing with complaints or queries from the end consumer. ”[1] In fact, things are changing so fast Steve Banker ( @steve_scm ), Vice President of Supply Chain Services at Arc Advisory Group, insists we are experiencing a retail supply chain revolution.[2] Cargo bikes, drones, last mile robots, and autonomous delivery vans are all being trialed.”

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

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. That said, implementing Lean concepts would undoubtedly be part of that strategy, for example, - Lean Warehousing : Many firms (both retailers and manufacturers) are now aggressively rolling out Lean in their warehouse operations. Are you scm experts and have something to contribute?

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Top 10 supply chain trends for 2020


Another example from fulfillment might involve things like faster alternate transportation route planning in case of the unexpected, or monitoring cargo temperature for shipments of perishable food or medicines. Effectively, the supply chain is the business; it connects everything from customer demand through raw materials and manufacturing to fulfillment. In business to consumer markets, there has been a rising trend towards sustainable and ethical sourcing.

This Week in Logistics News (September 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

JDA Powers the Always-on Supply Chain with Latest JDA Manufacturing Planning Release. What do you get when you combine an electric van with a fully automated cargo space, drones, joystick control, and cloud-based algorithms to control order picking, the loading of packages, the automated cargo space, and route planning for the vehicle and delivery drones? With adVANce, Mercedes-Benz Vans is evolving from a mere van manufacturer into a supplier of holistic system solutions.”.