How to Adapt Industrial Planning During and After Disruptive Events

DELMIA Quintiq

Pharmaceutical and medical device suppliers are seeing surges in demand while aerospace and transportation industries have seen drastic reductions in production. How to react optimally to unplanned events such as lack of staff or supply shortages? Manufacturing Production Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Workforce Optimization covid19 disruptive events industrial planning optimization supply chain

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.

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More than an Event

BluJay Solutions

Sometime in the last half of 2018, the transportation market began to soften. 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. Procurement is More than an Event. Transportation. The post More than an Event appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

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.

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.

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.

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. Information sharing in transportation is very critical.”.

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.

Supply Chain Event (Paris, France) 2014

Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Event. Supply Chain Event, 26-27 November 2014, Cnit Paris-La Défense. Supply Chain Event, international exhibition on equipment and software solutions for the optimisation of flows and the movement of goods, gathers over 100 suppliers of solutions and technologies covering all aspects of the Supply Chain and 3,300 professionals. How to best control the transport and customs parameters? Date: 26-27 November 2014.

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

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.

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. Quadimension events. Clarion Events. Advanced S&OP for Life Sciences Event. Management Events. Forum Events. WTG Events.

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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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 In late February, LeanLogistics introduced LeanGlobal , a new TMS module that facilitates ocean freight transportation (see my comments at the time), and last week the company announced LeanFleet , a tool designed to streamline fleet planning and execution.

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

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.

SCLA – Transportation Innovation, Customer Experience and Growth

Descartes

The event brings together thought leaders from a spectrum of companies including shippers, road carriers, rail carriers, ports, 3PLs, and software providers. My participation was in the transportation area, and I have summarized the event to help share the insights I took from the event A couple of weeks ago SCLA (Supply Chain Leaders in Action) held its annual conference in Fort Meyers, Florida.

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

Cerasis

In the age of e-commerce, maintaining the status quo will result in failure, disgruntled customers and added expenses, but shippers that leverage 3PL resources to apply transportation management best practices for e-commerce , as listed below, can navigate the issues that arise in e-commerce and achieve sustained profitability. As a result, shippers must understand the transportation management challenges in e-commerce. 3PL E-Commerce Logistics Transportation Management

Transport Logistic – 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Transport Logistic – 2015. 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. The event is accompanied by an extensive conference programme about newsworthy trends, innovations and future markets.

Winds of change in freight transportation supply chain: Platooning technology

Kinaxis

by Carmen Humplik Every year, the city of Ottawa hosts an event called Doors Open Ottawa. This year, my family and I decided to take advantage of the event and visit National Research Council (NRC) , Canada’s 9 m wind tunnel testing facility. Their testing spans across many industries including aerospace, automotive, surface transportation, construction, energy, and sports. Miscellanea freight supply chain management Freight transportation

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? 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. It’s going to capture a wealth of data, and if done correctly, can help you turn that data into information that you can use to improve not just your transportation practices but your whole supply chain.

The Benefits of “Off-Cycle” Transportation Sourcing Events

CHAINalytics

A large percentage of North American companies hold their annual transportation sourcing event during the first quarter or last quarter of each year. One of the primary factors driving this decision is the need to have solid insight into transportation costs to feed into the budget cycle for the next fiscal year. However, there is … The post The Benefits of “Off-Cycle” Transportation Sourcing Events appeared first on Chainalytics.

Tips for Maintaining a Successful Ocean Transportation Procurement Event

CHAINalytics

| By John Westwood | Senior Manager, Transportation | Chainalytics | With mergers and alliance formations limiting carrier options for ocean freight procurement, shippers now have to adjust their bid strategies to achieve the best possible rates and service levels. Blog Transportation Minimum Container Quantity MQC Ocean Freight Ocean Transit Variability Ocean Transportation Procurement Vessel Sharing

Does Your Company Have A Solid Transportation Procurement Strategy?

Logistics Viewpoints

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 sourcingThe logistics marketplace is dynamic and demands attention to truly optimize and enable strategic advantage.

Transportation Procurement is Not a Standalone Event: The Importance of Taking a Continuous Process Approach

Talking Logistics

Viewing transportation procurement as a standalone engagement is a mistake; it’s actually part of a continuous business process that cycles from opportunity assessment through daily execution and performance management. What are some factors that would trigger a sourcing event or help define its scope and objective? Joe Wilkinson, Director of Transportation at enVista and Megan Bishop, Manager at enVista will answer those questions and more in this timely and informative episode.

If By Bid: The good and bad in annual transportation procurement events

DAT Solutions

Annual bids are exceptionally important to shippers to set their plans and budgets, but all too often they are poorly executed and create problems for both shippers and carriers that persist throughout the year. Trucking Industry Trends

Tips for Maintaining a Successful Ocean Transportation Procurement Event

CHAINalytics

The post Tips for Maintaining a Successful Ocean Transportation Procurement Event appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation Minimum Container Quantity MQC Ocean Freight Ocean Transit Variability Ocean Transportation Procurement Vessel Sharing

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).

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.

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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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. After day two at the event I was pleasantly surprised to have met so many executives from different companies, most of which are Fortune 500’s, all of whom were willing to have an open discussion about supply chain successes and failures and how they were delivering and addressing them.

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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 process involves investigating the current transportation activities and engaging in new opportunities for cost-savings while optimizing service levels. A recent ARC Strategies study on managed transportation services found, on average, MTS can save a company between 2 and 10 percent of its transportation spend.

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events

TMC

In previous posts , we’ve explored ways to prepare for supply chain disruptions that are predictable using the rich functionality of modern transportation management system (TMS) technology. When these events happen, shippers are forced to execute emergency contingency plans and decisions, or manage as best they can if they don’t have a plan or have opted for a wait-and-see strategy. Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events.Connect.

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?

2019 Transportation Industry Trends

GTG Technology Group

6 Transportation Industry Trends to Look for in 2019. New opportunities in the transportation industry are thriving. Transportation professionals seeking to stay on top of trends in the industry look to implementing these trends. Natural disasters in the United States over the last few years that have impacted the country’s transportation infrastructure , from hurricanes and floods to snowstorms. Disruption of Transportation Industry.