6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

Talking Logistics

dollar rises against foreign currencies, U.S. In my opinion, there will be more than one way to procure capacity, rates, and services for the 2016-2017 season. Sri is responsible for the global strategy, volumes and revenue for the ocean transportation. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - CH Robinson Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Transportation Management bunker cost C.H. Robinson ocean transportation Panama Canal Safety of Life at Sea SOLAS

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How to Differentiate a Global TMS

TMC

What does a global transportation management system (TMS) look like? As a wider range of shippers globalize their logistics networks, TMS solutions capable of managing international freight transportation have become a key part of supply chain management strategies.

Blockchain Comes to the Freight Industry

Supply Chain Brain

Just look at some of the names that have joined the Blockchain in Transportation Alliance (BiTA) since the group’s formation last August: FedEx , BNSF Railway , C.H. If you can convince a bunch of transportation neophytes who know nothing about freight that a [crypto] coin can become the currency of the industry, then you can raise whatever,” he says. Global Trade Management Sourcing/Procurement/SRM SC Planning & Optimization Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider

Myopic and Hyperopic Supply Chain Planning

Logility

It combines data from sales, marketing, production, procurement, transportation and finance to create a powerful decision capability for all stakeholders.

2020 Requires Big Wings and Feet

Supply Chain Shaman

Most budgets are completed in currency at a brand level. Most can only measure functional costs—transportation, manufacturing, and procurement. It has been awhile. After the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , I took the time to recharge and took a month off from writing.

Myopic and Hyperopic Supply Chain Planning

Logility

It combines data from sales, marketing, production, procurement, transportation and finance to create a powerful decision capability for all stakeholders.

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

Will he declare China a currency manipulator ? If they actually follow through on their promise and oil prices continue to rise next year, how will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in response? Past performance is not indicative of future results.

Logistics Center of Excellence: Delivering Value to Organizations

Talking Logistics

Properly implemented, a Center of Excellence provides insight to needed data on global and domestic transportation, warehouse management, distribution, and more. It’s really about much more than transportation and distribution.”. Moreover, currency conversion can affect the final tab.

Supply Chain Risk and My Online Order

Talking Logistics

Is the foreign country’s currency stable? Additional participants in the network need to include logistics service providers across all modes of transportation and payment services, which all use different systems and require different criteria. These disruptions from external risk factors can launch contingency plans that may include alternate sources of supply, different modes of transport and routes, or different fulfillment centers to send me my cologne.

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

CH Robinson Transportfolio

dollar rises against foreign currencies, U.S. In my opinion, there will be more than one way to procure capacity, rates, and services for the 2016-2017 season. Freight Services Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Supply Chain Consulting

Top 8 software every FMCG company should invest in

Abivin

Transportation Management System (TMS) and Route Optimization Software (ROS) TMS and ROS are needed for both Primary and Secondary Distribution of FMCG products. A transportation management system might be the key to lessen your burden. FMCG is a versatile and rapidly changing industry.

5 Features that Differentiate a Global TMS

TMC

What does a global transportation management system (TMS) look like? As a wider range of shippers globalize their logistics networks, TMS solutions capable of managing international freight transportation have become a key part of supply chain management strategies.

5 Features that Differentiate a Global TMS

TMC

What does a global transportation management system (TMS) look like? As a wider range of shippers globalize their logistics networks, TMS solutions capable of managing international freight transportation have become a key part of supply chain management strategies.

Taking the Hill

Supply Chain Shaman

Financial ratios allow us to analyze performance across the peer group (large against small companies) and across currencies. For most companies, growth has slowed. Profits are sluggish. Complexity reigns and cycles are longer. The challenges and opportunities of business are greater.

5 Tips in Making the Move to a Global TMS

TMC

Transportation management system (TMS) technology has advanced rapidly over recent years, but there is one element of the technology’s evolution that still lags behind: its global reach. Review your procurement culture. 5 Tips in Making the Move to a Global TMS.Connect.

Supply Chain Movement 19 – Software & Leaders

Supply Chain Movement

To arrive at optimal European supply chains it is crucial to consider shifts in economic growth, currency fluctuations and tax reductions in addition to production and distribution costs. It’s remarkable that there aren’t many more companies consolidating their transport operations.

5 Tips in Making the Move to a Global TMS

TMC

Transportation management system (TMS) technology has advanced rapidly over recent years, but there is one element of the technology’s evolution that still lags behind: its global reach. Some shippers, especially large players that spend many hundreds of millions of dollars on freight transportation annually, have made strides in globalizing their TMS solutions. Review your procurement culture.

Supply Chain Transformation is a Journey not a Destination

Enterra Insights

Although supply chain operations still involve procurement, manufacturing, and logistics, emerging technologies are dramatically affecting how these processes are implemented. Driver shortages have increased the transportation industry’s interest in autonomous vehicles. Blockchain technology, first associated with crypto-currencies like Bitcoin, are receiving a lot of press in the supply chain arena.

“Collaboration” is becoming a bad word…in some circles

NC State SCRC

they estimate the “soft costs” of collaboration are enough to procure a small company Learjet! Jeff Ng from Steelcase put it very well: “Trust is the currency of collaboration, in that it requires individuals to demonstrate that there is a visible effort to listen, understand, and be inclusive. customer order promising, transportation planning, order fulfillment). The concept of “Collaboration” has been getting a lot of grief lately.

China Flexes Its Global Logistics Muscle

Material Handling & Logistics

The routes they build within their country, he notes, are greatly needed to transport goods domestically. Cheng Wei, Honeywell’s EPC (engineer, procure and construct) export sales leader in China, spoke to MH&L about their involvement in the project.

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5 Key Benefits of ERP for Accounting and Financial Management

OptiProERP

An integrated ERP system improves cost accounting and allows managers to accurately define budget and allocate costs (for raw material, labor, transportation, and other overhead costs). . Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software has become an inevitable part of modern businesses.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology

Provenance

Other fungible commodities include sweet crude oil, company shares, bonds, other precious metals, and currencies.