Supply chain gender gap the topic of focus at MIT event

Kinaxis

by Leah McGuire Leah McGuire, Kerry Currier and Francini Ortiz at the 2019 MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics Women in Supply Chain Summit, where the gender gap in supply chain was the topic of focus. The two-day event brought together 60+ women and men from 27 companies across North America to discuss topics in four areas related to women in supply chain: balance, filling the talent gap, mentorship, sponsorship & networking, and leading global teams.

Why Transportation Procurement is More than an Event

Talking Logistics

Sometime in the last half of 2018, the transportation market began to soften. Transportation Procurement: Things to Keep in Mind. Today, whether you’re managing procurement events or working with a partner that manages the service on your behalf, here are some things to keep in mind. With the opportunity we are currently seeing in the marketplace, there is opportunity to save money on transportation.

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The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? 7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics? This is a great event for anyone in the freight shipping industry who wants to stay ahead of these challenges.

Transport Logistic – 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Transport Logistic – 2015. 100% LOGISTICS. Single showcase for all solutions: transport logistic. transport logistic, Leading International Exhibition for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management , presents the entire value chain and the major international market leaders out of the transport and logistics sector. KEY FACTS of transport logistic. Date: 5-8 May, 2015.

Transportation Management

LeanCor

The Laws of Lean Transportation Management. There are all these things in life that we think “Oh, I cannot live without that,” and if it wasn’t for transportation management we most likely would not have anything we want or need on time. Transportation, like inventory, is necessary activity within logistics. Fast, efficient transportation explains a great deal about why cities develop where they do. Transportation Management Cost Consideration.

Current State of International Transportation Industry – LogiSYM October/November 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Our vision at TRAMES, is to reduce global trade barriers through digitalizing international freight and transportation. The current trade and logistics landscape is plagued with manual processes and siloed actors. a) Across the various actors in any single transport chain.

World Class Logistics Event - Paris 2015

Oracle SCM

This one day event brings together 300 supply chain and logistics professionals. The event will include multiple round tables, workshops, and networking opportunities which will focus on methods and best practices to create value throughout global logistics operations. Event Info. Oracle Supply Chain Management cloud event global gtm logistics management otm scm trade transportation

Collaborative Logistics is the Only Way Forward for the Industry

Cerasis

Collaborative logistics is the future (and the now) of successful, risk-managed logistics and supply chain management. There is no greater demand than what market forces, competitors, and Black Swan supply chain events 3PLs and freight brokers have to meet the challenges shippers face. The post Collaborative Logistics is the Only Way Forward for the Industry appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Logistics Collaborative Logistics

Transportation Innovation For a Future-Proof Supply Chain

PINC

Supply chain experts and software leaders converge to discuss the current transportation environment and provide valuable tips on what companies should be doing now to get ready for what’s coming next. . However, besides the pandemic, logistics and transportation in general are ongoing challenges and still present a lot of other risks, including: Consumers are behaving differently. Increasing demand for transportation. Transportation visibility.

The Transportation Supply Chain: Transportation’s Role in Supply Chain Management to Lower Total Costs

Cerasis

One of the often missing links, however, in supply chain visibility, is transportation management. We call this the transportation supply chain. What is the Transportation Supply Chain? Transportation refers to the movement of product from one location to another as it makes its way from the beginning of a supply chain to the customer’s handle. Any supply chain’s success is closely linked to the appropriate use of transportation.

Should the State DOT Be the One to Mandate Commercial Vehicle Bans During Weather Events?

Kane is Able

On February 11, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced plans for a commercial vehicle ban on all major highways in Eastern Pennsylvania in anticipation of a predicted snow-ice mix the following day. Thankfully, the severity of the storm fell short of predictions and roads remained safely drivable for the duration of the weather event. Truck Drivers Freight Transportation Logistics Safety Supply Chain Challenges

Utilizing a 3PL to Apply Transportation Management Best Practices For E-Commerce

Cerasis

E-commerce is expanding to reach $1 trillion by 2025, and demand for more products and services among the world’s shippers is keeping third-party logistics providers, like Cerasis, on their toes. Transportation Management Challenges in E-Commerce Although e-commerce represents an excellent opportunity for shippers, it results in the creation of additional challenges in managing freight spend and moving products. Benchmark existing freight spend and use of transportation modes.

Supply chain events calendar Europe for 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Did not have or make enough time to attend any events this past year? Supply Chain Movement helps you along with an overview of the most important European supply chain events in 2014. Event. SCL Event. Global Business Events. WTG Events. GTR Events. Management Events. Logistics & Supply Chain Conference. Pharmaceutical Logistics & Cold Chain. Quadimension events. Clarion Events. Management Events.

Reuters Events: Supply Chain in conversation with XPO CIO Mario Harik

EFT

Alex HadwickEditor-in-Chief for Supply Chains, Reuters Events, sat down with the Chief Information Officer of logistics giant XPO, Mario Harik, to see how the company is evolving its technology platform and responding to COVID-19.

The Transportation Management System Barbell

Talking Logistics

One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for this year was that the transportation management system (TMS) market will become more barbell-shaped ( mirroring what is happening in the third-party logistics industry ). “We’re Based on recent announcements by LeanLogistics and MercuryGate (which are both Talking Logistics sponsors), it looks like the broader, more integrated, and feature-rich end of the TMS barbell is getting larger.

Lean Transportation: Are you Using Lean Thinking for Transportation Management? If not, Why?

Cerasis

For shippers, culture and behavior have to change to apply Lean Transportation thinking. The “Them (company leadership) versus Us (shop floor associates)” mentality also needs to change for Lean Transportation to " WE. The 8 Rights To Achieve Lean Transportation Practices. The are the 8 Rights of Lean Transportation thinking: Right Materials, Right Quantity, Right time, Right Place, Right Source, Right Price, Right Quantity, and. Transportation takes time.

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2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

Wondering where to find the leading events in your local area? EazyStock has complied a new list of the top 2019 Supply Chain events that you can’t afford to miss. These events will inspire you with valuable ideas and will introduce you to interesting business networks. These events provide great opportunities to develop your supply chain efficiency and keep your business one step ahead.

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A Transportation Network is Your Pit Crew

Talking Logistics

You’ve developed a well thought out transportation plan that supports your supply chain. You’ve conducted a transportation procurement event and have agreements in place with carrier partners to provide the type of capacity you need, where and when you need it. You’ve communicated the final transportation plan and carrier strategy to your internal and external constituents, and have made essential business process changes to ensure successful execution.

Tips for Effectively Managing E-Commerce Logistics

Cerasis

Yet, as few as 33 percent of shippers have taken advantage of a transportation management system (TMS), reports Michael of Levans of Logistics Management. In order to manage e-commerce logistics and maintain cost efficiency, shippers need to know the challenges in managing e-commerce logistics, how a TMS can help, and a few tips to streamline the process. What Are the Challenges in Managing E-Commerce Logistics? E-Commerce Logistics

Does Your Company Have A Solid Transportation Procurement Strategy?

Logistics Viewpoints

The logistics marketplace is dynamic and demands attention to truly optimize and enable strategic advantage. Supply Chain professionals have a tremendous amount of demands and pressures to be aware of and transportation procurement is one of those pressures. There is a need, a growing need to drive better performance and outcomes from sourcing events. Procurement/Sourcing Transportation Transportation Management Systems transportation sourcing

5 Engagement Strategies in Managing a Relationship With a Transportation Management 3PL

Cerasis

This is our 9th post in our strategic transportation management and logistics series. When selecting a transportation mangement 3PL to aid you in a robust and effective transportation management strategy , defining the rules of engagement is critical to success. When you do engage and hire a 3PL for effective transportation management, it is vital that you look at this relationship as a partnership and not a commodity. What happens in the event of a disaster?

The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving

Cerasis

Now, multiply that by 250 million Americans celebrating the holiday, reports Bob Trebilcock of Logistics Management. Frozen turkeys make up 90 percent of Thanksgiving sales, explains Chris Cunnane of Logistics Viewpoints. Meanwhile, logistics operations must transport them from the farm to the production facility and beyond. Fresh turkey spoils faster and requires fast-paced logistics. Could Thanksgiving Be Possible Without Logistics?

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The Essential Role of TMS in Executing Your Transportation Strategy

Talking Logistics

Why is transportation management technology essential for companies to execute their supply chain strategy? That was my opening question to Chris Johnson, VP of Research and Development at LeanLogistics , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “To The use of transportation technology helps with some of the low-hanging fruit, such as automating repetitive tasks, but it certainly does more than that.

[VIDEO] Logistics Beacons: Using Proximity As A Logistics Oversight Service

Cerasis

The global logistics industry generates $9.1 The global Third Party Logistics (3PL) industry generates $750 Billion in revenue as a part of that figure. These are huge numbers that represent the movement of every good across the globe and the reason we are seeing the rise of Logistics Beacons as a way to increase logistics and supply chain visibility. . There is no larger industry in the world than logistics. Tagging Moving Cargo with Logistics Beacons.

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Best Logistics Websites 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

I have listed the best logistics websites for 2013. Below is a link to the specific logistics website, along with a brief summary. Logistics Management is wonderful resource for logistics professionals. Logistics management provides their top notch content in online and print versions. Logistics Viewpoints is great logistics website run by logistics professionals, Adrian Gonzalez and Steve Banker. What are your favorite logistics websites?

5 Ways to Optimize Your Logistics & Transportation with Lean

Arkieva

Are you using lean in your logistics and transportation management? The transportation company’s culture and behavior should change to apply Lean thinking. Transportation takes time. The need to transport parts also drives inventory up, creates a need for space to store those parts, and uses energy for more forklift time and warehouse heating. The list of additional waste generated by transportation goes on and on.

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3 Things Your Transportation Management System May Lack

LeanCor

Before our recent webinar, “Transportation Management: Driving improvements in cost, quality, sales, and delivery,” we conducted a transportation bench-marking assessment to discover industry trends and areas of opportunity in transportation management. HIGH PERFORMANCE – there is Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) rigor that extends throughout all transportation partners (carriers and suppliers). transportation cost).

6 Benefits of Applying Useable Data in Logistics For Continuous Improvement

Cerasis

We continue our series on strategic shipping by going into detail of the 10 main areas that shippers can turn to in order to have a strategic logistics and transportation management mindset. Today we will go into detail on using the available data created in the processing of shipments within transportation management and other related logistics management for continuous improvement. . Cleaning Data in Logistics.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

However, the biggest pain point for these global supply chains is the one that seems inescapable – transportation costs. Pain Points Increasing Transportation Costs. No matter how much can be saved from sourcing globally, transportation costs continue to creep in to seriously affect a product’s profit margin. A 2017 Global Sourcing study from American Shipper magazine found that 58% of shippers said their highest concern today is rising transportation costs.

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, nothing tests the game strategy and teamwork like a worldwide event. Preparations for this athletic mega event have been at full throttle for a long time. With 32 countries facing off in 64 soccer matches, everything must be perfectly coordinated so as not to mar the magic of the event. Massive sports events, such as the World Cup, involve Herculean tasks that few people see.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.; Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend?

Trending Transportation Updates: March 2019

PLS Logistics

March was packed full of logistics-related news and transportation updates. We’ve summed up the most important events and trends that took place during the month: Sober Steering Aims to Add Sobriety Tests to Steering Wheels A Canadian company, Sober Steering, makes alcohol-detecting devices attached to steering wheels. Blog logistics news logistics trends transportation updates

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Where Do the Savings from Managed Transportation Services Come From?

Talking Logistics

Managed transportation service providers work to deliver transportation solutions to maximize service at the lowest cost through people, process, and technology. The people” is defined as a team of logistics experts collaborating together to provide customers supply chain value on a daily basis — saving time and resources internally. Once the company is integrated with a TMS program, the logistics team can go to work identifying areas for improvement.

Disaster Logistics: The Nature of Disaster Recovery Planning

Cerasis

More importantly, it highlights the incredibly complex and yet necessary disaster logistics required to help clean up and support communities after major disasters. Transporting hazardous chemicals in the wake of a disaster is also a concern. Dumping or eliminating waste and debris produced during the event is another. Food, water, fuel — it all ends up scarce just before and after a major event. Logistics Transportation Management

Interesting Insights from the Supply Chain Leaders in Action Event

BluJay Solutions

Recently I attended my first Supply Chain Leaders in Action (SCLA) event in Bonita Springs, Florida, which helped to reaffirm my passion for all things supply chain. The invitation-only conference draws 400 supply chain executives that seek out strategic ideas and thought leadership that will improve supply chain and logistical operations. Subscribe to our blog to receive the full blog series via email and stay informed about the latest global logistics news and insight.