Japan and Ecuador Earthquakes: Supply Chain Lessons from Past Disasters

Talking Logistics

The recent earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador are a sad reminder of how deadly natural disasters can be. As of this morning, 41 people are confirmed dead in Kumamoto prefecture, the epicenter of Japan’s earthquakes, and 272 people have died in Ecuador , with thousands more injured and displaced from their homes. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan and Ecuador, especially all of the victims and their families, as they deal with the aftermath of these tragic events.

Japan and Ecuador Earthquakes Highlight Supply Chain Risks

EFT

In addition, since 2011, automotive manufacturers such as Toyota and Nissan developed supply chain databases which provide detailed views of their supplier base to identify how their supply chain may be disrupted during emergencies. Reuters reports that Toyota’s suspension of domestic production in part stems from a shortage of parts produced by some of its supply chain partners. Across the Pacific, Ecuador suffered a 7.8

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Japan and Ecuador Earthquakes Highlight Supply Chain Risks

EFT

In addition, since 2011, automotive manufacturers such as Toyota and Nissan developed supply chain databases which provide detailed views of their supplier base to identify how their supply chain may be disrupted during emergencies. Reuters reports that Toyota’s suspension of domestic production in part stems from a shortage of parts produced by some of its supply chain partners. Across the Pacific, Ecuador suffered a 7.8

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs. Supply Chain KPI. So that unfortunately means that many of your supply chain KPIs may not be stock-standard ones. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain).

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Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please Ecuador. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Supply Chain Movement and NeoGrid, provider of a collaborative, demand-driven supply chain management platform in the cloud, have therefore developed this mindmap to inspire fashion and luxury goods companies to become more profitable and competitive. >>Please Ecuador.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Ecuador. This dynamic has to be examined and stakeholders must determine the impact on the supply chain function: Do. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

Revenues Sagging? Here's How to Thrive in 2016

Demand Solutions

Think Venezuela, Ecuador, and Colombia. The supply chain is a prime area most companies should look at when looking to take out cost. All of that inventory sitting there is probably your largest expense next to headcount. But don’t just cut inventory blindly. Instead, rely on supply chain planning software. You can actually increase your customer service levels at the same time you’re cutting inventory. Supply Chain Management

Revenues Sagging? Here's How to Thrive in 2016

Demand Solutions

Think Venezuela, Ecuador, and Colombia. The supply chain is a prime area most companies should look at when looking to take out cost. All of that inventory sitting there is probably your largest expense next to headcount. But don’t just cut inventory blindly. Instead, rely on supply chain planning software. You can actually increase your customer service levels at the same time you’re cutting inventory. Supply Chain Management

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

For the third consecutive year, Supply Chain Movement has put together a 3PL Subway Map Europe showing the specific services of the most important logistics service providers which have offices in several European countries. >>Please Ecuador. Europe can expect to see more activity from large logistics service providers on the back of XPO’s acquisition of ND, and this will of course be reflected on Supply Chain Movement’s 3PL Subway Map Europe in the years ahead.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Ecuador. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks. Supply Chain Media and consultancy firm Involvation have developed this checklist to provide insight into the added value and the potential of your current S&OP process. Ecuador. Visuals demand financial impact Involvation involvement S&OP supply Supply Chain MediaManagement at the helm.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

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. With this increased sourcing agility comes the increased risk of delivery failure due to a supply chain disruption and, concurrently, the increased importance of visibility into each step of the supply chain.

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