Thu.Feb 22, 2024

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High Seas Troubles Affect Global Supply Chains, Part Two: Climate Risks

Enterra Insights

The world’s oceans have been a vital part of global trade since humans first launched ships from shore. Today, nearly 90 per cent of global trade is carried by sea-going vessels. As a result, maritime shipping lies at the very heart of the global logistical system. In Part One of this article, I discussed emerging and ongoing security threats affecting maritime trade.

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How Supply Chain Organizations are Leveraging Data Analytics to Improve Risk Management

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain organizations that prioritize safety and risk management through data analytics, telematics, and newer equipment position themselves as competitive leaders.

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Inspiring the Next Generation into Careers in Manufacturing and Supply Chain

QAD

Women Inspiring Success and Empowerment (WISE) at QAD Driven and supported by QAD CEO Anton Chilton, employees recently started a women’s employee resource group (ERG) called “WISE”, with global participation by voluntary employees. The WISE group’s mission is to promote unique and critical experiences, both internally and externally, by fostering a supportive community where women rise, inspire and thrive.

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Book Discussion: Breakthrough Supply Chains

John Galt

Q&A with supply chain management leaders, Dr. Wolfgang Partsch and Mr. Gene Tyndall, to discuss their book: Breakthrough Supply Chains.

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Scaling Logistics for Success: A White Claw Story

Speaker: Scott Campbell and Molly Feller

As the demand for your products skyrockets 🚀, you're likely experiencing logistical challenges that are preventing you from scaling your business. The sudden surge in demand can be exciting, but it can also put a strain on your supply chain and logistics operations. In this webinar, join Scott Campbell, Vice President, Logistics & Demand at Mark Anthony Services and Molly Feller, VP Logistics as a Service Operations at e2open, as they explore the challenges that arise when companies expe

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February 22 is Forever Supermarket Employee Day

BlueYonder

In the spirit of giving thanks The Food Industry Association (FMI) proclaims Feb. 22 Supermarket Employee Day. It’s a day to recognize and appreciate the vital contributions of supermarket employees who keep our communities fed and running smoothly. These dedicated individuals work tirelessly to stock shelves, ring up groceries, answer customer questions, and ensure a pleasant shopping experience for everyone.

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How Procurment and Supply Chain Leaders Should Handle Supply Chain Disruptions

Supply Chain 24/7

GEP outlines key steps organizations should take to keep supply chains resilient amid the growing instability on the Red Sea route.

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EU Countries Warn German Gas Levy May Boost Reliance on Russia

Supply Chain Brain

Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia said the levy — which is paid for by traders or utilities further down supply chains — undermines energy security in the wider region.

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Walmart’s Impressive Q4 and FY2023 Financial Performance

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters provides highlights and added perspectives to retailer Walmart’s report of Q4 and Fiscal 2024 financial and operational performance. Background Our Supply Chain Matters blog commentaries reflectiving on retail industry supply chain performance have been focused on the various market, supply chain and customer fulfillment challenges that retailers have been addressing in the pre and post-pandemic period.

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Managing Compliance Factors: A Maturity Model Approach

Supply Chain Brain

Regulatory compliance is a fact of life for most supply chains. A key enabler for a successful organization is to understand the complex regulatory environment and build compliance into their end-to-end supply chain operations.

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2024 Annual T&L M&A Report

Tenney Group, an industry specialized M&A Advisory firm in the T&L space, produced the 2024 Annual M&A Report. The report contains an in depth overview of 2023 notable deals and the market, while also providing the outlook for 2024 M&A.

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Future-Proofing the FMCG RtM in 2024: Sidestepping Critical Pitfalls

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

In today's post, I would like to focus on steering clear of the obstacles that might disrupt your Route to Market strategy. As we step into 2024, leaders in consumer goods sector should be proactive in foreseeing major challenges in RtM and sidestepping any pitfalls that could hinder their RtM effectiveness.

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February 22, 2024 Update

Freightos

Blog " * " indicates required fields Email * Phone This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. More Resources Home February 22, 2024 Update The Freightos Weekly Update helps you stay on top of the latest developments in international freight by giving you the rundown on the latest economic data, ocean and air demand trends, rate data – and anything else impacting the market.

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Five Steps to Improve Supplier Relationships and Reduce Operating Costs

Supply Chain Brain

The last few years have continued to reinforce the value of dependable supplier relationships, and timely payments are an important ingredient to the success of those relationships.

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Sustainable Product Development Redefined: How PLM and LCA Integration Paves the Way

Arena Solutions

In today’s world, the manufacturing industry faces the critical challenge of balancing product innovation and sustainability. As regulations rapidly increase across the globe , manufacturers need to demonstrate a strong dedication to sustainability by incorporating it into the very core of their business models, resulting in transformative effects. Their constant striving to create cutting-edge products needs to also incorporate a reduction in their environmental impact.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Future-Proofing Your Operations Through WMS and Robotics

Supply Chain Brain

In the dynamic world of warehouse operations, adapting to rapid changes is crucial. While technology is essential for success, the array of options available can be overwhelming.

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Four easy warehouse wins for your manufacturing or distribution business

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

Many manufacturers struggle to optimize warehouse productivity and attract skilled employees. Inefficient working conditions and manual work only worsen the problem. In fact, the latest figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the U.S. put annual warehouse turnover rates at 43 percent. That’s where automation comes into play. An ERP system that incorporates a cutting-edge warehouse management system (WMS) can help you optimize processes, streamline workflows and decrease errors.

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Bulk Carrier Banned from Australian Ports After Being Abandoned for Months

Supply Chain Brain

The Liberian-flagged KMAX Leader bulk carrier is being towed back to the Philippines after arriving at the Port of Gladstone in October 2023 and remaining there for five months.

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US Manufacturing and Chinese Solar Panels

Supply Chain Digest

Everything Costs Less in China

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More Than 40 New Manufacturers Join Configura’s Platform in 2023

More than 40 manufacturers across the commercial interior, material handling, and kitchen and bath industries expand offers via Configura’s CET platform in 2023.

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Walmart Easing Delivery Requirements for Suppliers

Supply Chain Brain

Walmart said that it wants its suppliers to deliver shipments on-time 90% of the time and in-full 95% of the time.

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Press Release: Skill Dynamics Acquire Content Enablers to Strengthen Position in Corporate eLearning

Procurement Academy

Berkshire (UK) & New York (USA) 22 nd February 2024 – Skill Dynamics Moves to Strengthen its Position in Corporate eLearning with the Acquisition of Content Enablers Skill Dynamics, a provider of high-impact, role-based, specialized supply chain and procurement training has acquired Content Enablers, a company renowned for compliance training. This strategic move marks a significant milestone for both organizations, solidifying their commitment to offering their customers highly effective tr

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FMC Rules in Favor of ATA Conference’s Stance Against OCEMA

Supply Chain Brain

In March 2023, an FMC judge ruled in favor of charges filed against OCEMA and 11 international ocean carriers claiming they violated the Shipping Act of 1984.

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VUCA Emerging Trends in Supply Chain Management

American Global Logistics

Imagine juggling blindfolded while riding a rollercoaster. That's what managing today's supply chains often feels like. The world of logistics has become a whirlwind. We refer to whirlwind as Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA). But within this storm, innovative trends are emerging, offering companies anchors of resilience and agility to navigate the choppy waters.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.

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U.S. Providing $710M in Loans to EV Technology Projects

Supply Chain Brain

The larger of the two preliminary loan commitments announced went to a unit of the South Korean semiconductor company SK Siltron.

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Bobcat Launches Lineup of New-Look Products

Supply Chain Brain

Bobcat has rebranded its forklifts, industrial air compressors, turf renovation equipment and portable power products.

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USCENTCOM Says U.K.-Owned Ship Damaged in Houthi Missile Attack off Yemen

Supply Chain Brain

A Houthi spokesman confirmed they had targeted the Islander and said they had also launched drones at a U.S. warship.

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J.B. Hunt Buys Walmart’s Intermodal Assets

Supply Chain Brain

The two companies, which have been working together for decades, also signed a long-term intermodal agreement.

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What is Mesh Networking Trends Report

This report details the capabilities of mesh networks, how they work, and the applications they thrive in supporting. Connectivity is necessary for optimal productivity, and mesh networking will soon be a significant provider of connectivity globally.

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Podcast | Connecting the Dots: The Role of the Modern-Day Warehouse Execution System

Supply Chain Brain

A typical warehouse consists of multiple information systems. How do they work together smoothly?