Transportation Education: Gaining Confidence with Social Media

The Logistics of Logistics

There are certain sources you need to take full advantage of in order to find the confidence needed. Transportation Education. Transportation and Logistics Group: [link]. This is a great source of information. Tony Ferreira is the Shipper Sales Represenative at Matchmaker Logistics in Wilmington, NC. Tony specializes in Supply Chain analysis, Freight management, and Logistics improvements.

Dr. Muddassir Ahmed on Innovation in Supply Chain Education

Requis

Muddassir Ahmed is a supply chain strategist, researcher, and educator. He is the founder of the SCMDOJO blog, podcast and educational platform , and is a widely celebrated thought leader with a large following. On the fifteenth episode of Supply Chain Next, Muddassir talks with host Richard Donaldson about innovation in supply chain management, updating educational curricula, and the accessibility gap he sees in accessing instruction in supply chain best practices. ?.

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When it Comes to ‘Logistics & Sourcing’ at RILA Supply Chain the World is Your Oyster!

Supply Chain Network

One of the things I most look forward to when attending the RILA Supply Chain conference is all of the great retail global logistics & supply chain professionals and information to be found assembled all in one place. In less than a week in Phoenix, this year’s RILA Supply Chain conference will of course once again be no exception with a strong Logistics & Sourcing track including four sessions.

Supply Chain Education and Certification – What’s Missing?

Supply Chain Game Changer

That was the start of Supply Chain education. What is missing in Supply Chain education and certification? Before training and education in the basics was needed because the jobs to be done were transactional. The skills, education and training that future Supply Chain leaders will need are: 1. They need to be able to draw on their broad based education, training and expertise to assimilate all information simultaneously to drive the best decisions.

Point-of-Danger ICE Raids and Audits

Speaker: Max Muller, Attorney and Author

Supply chain managers should constantly be on guard against forces that could cause a significant point-of-failure in or to their supply chains. The sudden loss of a workforce is an evolving danger to those who provide raw materials, subassemblies, finished goods, and/or necessary services to supply chains; and to entities requiring those items or services. Join Max Muller for this timely, fast-paced and guidance rich webinar that will educate you on the specific steps involved in undertaking your own internal audit, as well as providing you with guidance on what your major and/or sole source suppliers should do as well.

Responsible Sourcing! Making Sustainability Happen for Real!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Sustainability is created at the source of our products, services, and consumption. Sustainability is created from Responsible Sourcing. How can you make Responsible Sourcing a Reality? If you can excite the people around you about sourcing responsibly, chances are you’ll be able to formulate a network of internal champions. in this case, responsible sourcing. Source Smarter. Source: Purina. Source: Nestlé. procurement #sourcing #purchasing.

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics

Cerasis

Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. From shareholders to consumers, sustainable logistics has created broad value. Logistics

How COVID – 19 Might Shape the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. Government investing in education and infrastructure. Well-educated English-speaking office staff. The Pros: Strong supply chain and logistics culture. Furthermore, Chinese suppliers may not look too kindly on the loss of business and may make it difficult for such enterprises if they need to source Chinese-made components or raw materials in their future operations. Covid 19 Global Sourcing

Logistics KPIs Case Study: Whirlpool’s Supply Chain and Logistics Success Driven by Effective KPI Implementation

Cerasis

We conclude our ongoing series in talking about effective KPI management by giving you a real live Logistics KPIs management case study from Whirlpool's engagement with a logistics service level provider. The Reiterated Importance of Understanding and Managing KPIs in Business and Logistics Management. We hope the following case study shows you the proverbial proof in the pudding of effective Logistics KPIs management. . What core Logistics KPIs would you track?

Defining Your Own Logistics Competitive Weapon

Talking Logistics

For a long time, C-level executives viewed supply chain management, especially the logistics function, as a cost center. You have to think and act beyond cost manage and find ways to leverage supply chain and logistics as a competitive weapon — that is, look for ways to leverage supply chain management to drive top-line growth, increase market share, and enhance customer loyalty. Source: “Tech in Asia” – https://www.techinasia.com.

Logistics Warehousing

LeanCor

Logistics warehousing should be considered only as one part of the total supply chain logistics strategy. And since logistics strategy is, essentially, inventory strategy, the total logistics network must be designed around the speed and flow of that inventory. A logistics warehousing strategy should be lean, and should focus on the movement of the product, rather than old stop-and-go storage methods.

Food Logistics Tips for Making Sure Perishable Foods Are Safe During Transit

Cerasis

Four Food Logistics Tips to Keep Perishables and Foods Safe During Transit It’s vital that food shippers make certain transportation methods are safe, secure and reliable. Here are some quick food logistics tips to help you get things in order. The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018?. Water sources, lines, nozzles or tanks should remain free of pathogens and biofilms — this prevents the spread of foodborne illnesses, too.

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Third Party Logistics Services

LeanCor

The process of getting the right product to the right customer at the right time is the job of effective logistics. Every company that produces a product for consumers or other businesses must deal with the issue of the supply chain, or logistics. Over the past few decades, energy and other costs have combined to make logistics a major cost for many companies. Logistics is a multi-billion dollar business that requires a new level of discipline and attention.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics Email Newsletters. This is the experts’ selection – but if we had to choose just one, our go-to read is the fast-rising WSJ Daily Logistics Report.

Customer Experience in Logistics: 4 Key Areas to Lay the Foundation

Cerasis

This new-found appreciation for what customers experience in logistics is leading companies to compete for market share through a variety of novel methods. Thus far, the logistics industry lags behind this trend but appears poised to catch up in coming years. Logistics providers can no longer afford to ignore these requirements. As mentioned above, a big part of the challenge for those in the logistics industry is the broad range of touchpoints that customers will experience.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders. In my opinion, the best source of practical knowledge and advice are your peers — that is, executives just like you who have already met and overcome the same challenges and opportunities you face today. Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled this year.

Third Party Logistics Company

LeanCor

When dealing with the inherent complexities of supply chain logistics, many companies come to a point when they may wish to use a third party logistics company to manage their supply chain. Using a third party logistics company to manage the supply chain frees up your company’s resources and allows your business to focus on its own core competencies. However, cost-cutting should not be the sole reason for choosing a third party logistics company.

What’s Big Data in Supply Chain & Logistics? Why Should I Be Looking at This Tech Trend?

Cerasis

Unfortunately, this data source lacks value if left unattended and unstructured. Therefore, all businesses must work together to promote big data as a future industry in itself through initiatives in educational institutions and beyond. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post What’s Big Data in Supply Chain & Logistics? Data Logistics Supply ChainData reflect all the small, seemingly insignificant details of the modern world.

How to Move Forward with Reverse Logistics

Talking Logistics

And it is when that shipment does not arrive in its best condition that shippers experience the reverse logistics process. Reverse logistics is the invariable result of unintended consequences, which are typically referred to as “over, short and damaged” (OS&D). It can also represent a significant supply chain cost, as there tends to be disorganization around managing reverse logistics that is more challenging than conventional “forward” logistics management.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. In the digital transformation age, logistics is once again undergoing a major shift. These technologies also contribute to a rise in big data and analytics in the logistics field. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

Green Logistics: How to deliver efficiently while minimizing carbon footprint

Abivin

Source The process and involvement of logistics department in every organization have become an essential part to the economic development for a long time now. According to World Bank report, efficient logistics refer to transport, storage and conveyance of products to the ultimate consumers from the companies at minimal costs. How can companies enable Green Logistics? Green logistics has a significant role in the trade process, transport and deliver the goods.

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Back at work, getting caught up on all of the supply chain and logistics news from the past two weeks. Providing more details about the 40 percent reduction would help the education (and buy-in) process significantly. Speaking of global trade, BluJay Solutions (a Talking Logistics sponsor) acquired Grosvenor International Systems, “a leading provider of customs and compliance solutions to the UK and European markets.” I’m back from vacation. Well, back physically.

This Week in Logistics News (May 25-29, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, for this week’s supply chain and logistics news… HighJump Acquires Nexternal. Last November, JDA Software and IBM announced a “new integrated offering [that] will provide retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers with intelligent sourcing, fulfillment and order management capabilities.” Mexico continues to play a vital role across global supply chains due to the country’s business culture, educated workforce, and proximity to the United States.”

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Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

This is good news for worker, especially those on the low end of the education spectrum, and the growth of new jobs will require in most cases a high-school diploma. The shortage of workers is causing companies to look at non-traditional sources, including individual with a criminal record. The shortage of workers has hit the trucking and logistics industry particularly hard. A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019.

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How to Secure Your First Supply Chain or Logistics Job

Logistics Bureau

If you’re preparing to launch a new career in supply chain or logistics , it will help a lot to know how and where to look for a first job, which appointments can get you off the best start, and what qualifications will be most helpful in getting you into the profession. The supply chain and logistics workforce in Australia will grow to around 161,000 persons by 2021-22, an increase of around 16,000 workers. Source: Deloitte Report – The Future of Work. Source: HR Times.

PINC named Top Logistics IT provider in 2020

PINC

Union City, CA – April 27, 2020 – PINC, the leader in digital yard solutions, has been recognized by Inbound Logistics magazine as Top Logistics IT Provider in 2020 because its solutions address critical logistics and transportation needs and help organizations to truly become demand-driven enterprises. Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence.

A Real World Humanitarian Logistics Model

Supply Chain @ MIT

When a disaster such as a flood strikes, the response can be chaotic as various agencies and sources of supply converge on the stricken area. A humanitarian logistics model developed by the Center for Latin American Logistics Innovation (CLI) improves the efficiency of response efforts by taking a holistic view of these operations. There were 500 nodes in the logistics network. Floods in Colombia caused widespread damage.

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50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

As the biggest players in fulfillment, distribution and omnichannel retail continue to push boundaries, logistics and planning strategists are forced to innovate. Luckily, the current movers and shakers of the logistics and supply chain world are all too happy to dole out sage advice in the form of blog posts, interviews, podcasts — you name it. Logistics strategies for streamlined fulfillment. Logistics personnel and supplier management pointers.

How Logistics Workforce should change in Industry 4.0

Abivin

Specifically, technology is already replacing human in doing repetitive tasks in major industries like manufacturing, transportation, logistics, etc. In the near future, technologies ( AI, machine learning and software automation applications) would no longer primarily impact low-wage, uneducated workers, but would also increasingly enable computers to fulfill jobs that require significant training and education, according to Ford, 2009. Source 1.

Q&A: Recent Blockchain Developments Driving Supply Chain Automation and Global Trade Momentum

Supply Chain Network

A: The major hurdles blockchain currently faces are education/misinformation and too many options/variables at play for supply chain and global trade managers to make sound decisions. Education, because many still are not clear on what blockchain is and what it can do for their supply chains to facilitate global trade and other benefits. Education Emerging Trends Information Technology New Ideas News & Info

Beyond the Beer Game: Tips for Responsible Logistics Gamification

Logistics Bureau

In fact, here at Logistics Bureau, we’ve been using the Beer Game (a supply chain simulation) for years now, as a way to help companies educate their management teams in supply chain dynamics. Indeed, gamification is becoming an increasingly popular workplace feature across a broad spectrum of industries and commercial sectors, including supply chain and logistics. But is gamification really a responsible approach to improving logistics performance ? Logistics

Job opening: International Category Manager – Logistics at Rockwool

Supply Chain Movement

International Category Manager – Logistics. Can you deliver added value and cost savings from a supply chain, optimise and develop procurement processes, manage a wide range of suppliers internationally and identify new supply sources? In order to strengthen our international procurement team, we are offering a Sourcing & Procurement position in logistics with both professional challenges and personal perspectives.

How to Harness the Economic Power of Logistics Clusters

Supply Chain @ MIT

The Zaragoza Logistics Center, Zaragoza, Spain, is based in PLAZA, Europe’s largest logistics park, and both organizations benefit from the relationship. The Zaragoza Logistics Center (ZLC), Zaragoza, Spain, is celebrating its 10 th anniversary this week. ZLC is a success story with a number of themes, but two of them resonate beyond the logistics community: economic growth and job creation. The plan was to transform the region into a logistics hub.

The Smart Logistics Network of the Future: Blockchain in the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

Source: The 2018 MHI Annual Industry Report: Overcoming Barriers to NextGen Supply Chain Innovation. Source: The 2018 MHI Annual Industry Report: Overcoming Barriers to NextGen Supply Chain Innovation. Hyperledger is an open source collaborative initiative to advance cross-industry Blockchain frameworks. Penske Logistics sees potential benefits for its customers operating in the manufacturing, food and beverage sectors, as well as other industries.

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Help Us Build a Global Classroom for Supply Chain Talent

Supply Chain @ MIT

Redefining education. A curriculum for online learning that MIT CTL plans to launch next year will provide new sources of supply chain talent across the globe. The new virtual classroom is called SCMx, and it has the scale and flexibility required to educate huge numbers of individuals worldwide in a single sequence of courses. In our opinion such a curriculum would expand the talent pipeline and provide a world standard for supply chain education.

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