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Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

states, obvious disruptions to supply chains and supply chain risk management were a given. Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. The human links of the supply chain were stressed.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Jim Fulcher , Blogger on the Supply Chain Expert Community. The outcome is expected to either significantly impact an existing automotive supplier network or prompt manufacturers and suppliers to move or begin operations.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities.

Supply chain impact before, during, and after Hurricane Irma

Kinaxis

by Bill DuBois What are your supply chain thoughts when you see this picture? If you happen to be involved in any way in supply chain, whether it’s supply chain planning, manufacturing or distribution, your next thought after hoping people are okay is likely, “holy crap!”.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

On Monday, I would speak in Orlando Florida at the Terra Technology event; and on Wednesday, present the keynote at the Logistic Summit & Expo in Mexico City. I believe that supply chains build economies and save the world. I also believe that supply chains need a revolution.

New Survey from JDA and KPMG Highlights Top Drivers and Inhibitors of Supply Chain Investment

Supply Chain Nation

Last week JDA hosted more than 2,000 customers and partners at FOCUS in Orlando, Florida. During the conference, 90 executives from the manufacturing, retail and logistics industries attended the Executive Exchange, sponsored by KPMG LLP (KPMG).

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. Download our eBook – Building a Business Case for Supply Chain Execution in the Cloud.

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SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

Our 40 th Bi-Annual Supply Chain Resource Cooperative meeting was a great success, culminating with the student gallery walk, featuring 27 undergraduate and MBA supply chain projects. Evaluate structural changes in your supply base that could reduce risk exposure.

Reflections: Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

Working for a large manufacturer, she was trying hard; but failing, to integrate Ariba, Elemica, and GT Nexus. These are three different Supply Chain Operating Networks.) Today, retired and tan, Maddy calls me from time-to-time from Florida. Existing Supply Chain Networks.

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Get Your Supply Chain Back on Track in the Wake of the Hurricanes

Material Handling & Logistics

The ripple effect of these delays will be felt up and down the supply chain, from these port closures delaying shipments in and out of the country, floods leading to lost inventory and general destruction keeping companies closed for days or weeks at a time.

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Hurricane Harvey & Irma's Threat on the Product Economy

Elementum

According to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency’s estimate, 90% of Anguilla’s power infrastructure was damaged, 90% of government buildings damaged, and that the island suffered “significant damage to [its] main water supply. ”. Florida’s economy may also be affected.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. 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. • Poor training for handlers throughout the supply chain.

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Activant Anticipates More Virtual Collaboration in B2B Distribution

Supply Chain Network

a leading technology provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software for distributors and specialty retailers, shared its vision for using ERP systems of record in combination with social media to help wholesale distributors improve efficiencies, customer engagement and collaboration at Summit 2011, held in Orlando, Florida, earlier this month. Activant provides customers with industry-specific software, professional services, content, supply chain connectivity, and analytics.

The need to know

EFT

Japan wants manufacturing back from China, but breaking up supply chains is hard to do. bln in Hong Kong secondary listing -sources. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

This points to an ongoing trend, Armstrong notes, "for companies to outsource logistics functions to 3PLs in order to control costs and increase supply chain efficiency." Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Ryder Supply Chain Solutions.

The New Way a TMS Fuels Routing Creativity

Talking Logistics

Logistics planners can provide complete deliveries in a single shipment, even when product may be sourced from multiple locations. Customers get better service, and you could potentially eliminate the need for warehouses or distribution centers in your supply chain. Let’s say a manufacturer based in Milwaukee needs to ship freight to Tampa. Jayne holds a master’s degree in logistics and supply chain management from Cranfield University.

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The Logistics of Fidget Spinners: Amazon vs Alibaba

Freightos

Amazon has 27 airplanes and 258 supply chain facilities in the United States. Digital channels may spell trouble for traditional retailers but it also represents evolution, giving Asian and Indian manufacturers a global reach. The Logistics of Fidget Spinners.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Revenue data is sourced from the companies’ websites and market research platforms such as Macrotrends. It manages the supply chain for 69% of the Fortune 100 companies. Ryder is an American provider of transportation services and supply chain management products.

Delivering Green: Three Case Studies in Low-Carbon Logistics

Supply Chain @ MIT

Caterpillar is the subject of one of three case studies that show how supply chain management can support both environmental and financial goals. Supply chain sustainability projects are often sold on the argument that going green makes good business sense. Here are three case studies that offer clear, irrefutable evidence that sustainability and profitability can be compatible in the supply chain domain. Logistics is a leading source of carbon.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

As I highlighted in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013 , tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred computing platform for business professionals, which is why technology providers are designing and optimizing their applications for these devices.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics technologies such as robotic warehouse systems make automation a reality, while drones improve last-mile delivery capabilities and better tracking with tools like RFID tags improve visibility throughout the supply chain.

How to Build, Grow and Control Your Wholesale Brand Image

EMERGE App

You’ve been dutifully supplying products to your retail customers for years. You buy packaged and canned food and drinks from manufacturers and distribute them to retail supermarkets, mom-and-pop grocery shop, and convenience stores. Introduction.

23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Robert Rebitski is a member of the team over at Predictable Surgical Technologies , a medical supply store. Paul Trudgian owns and manages Paul Trudgian Ltd , a leading supply chain and logistics consultancy based in the UK.

What is Inventory Management?

EMERGE App

In the next few months, he sourced for custom suppliers of flying discs from China, opened a few online stores at Amazon , eBay , and Shopify. Simplifying the Supply Chain. Dan was implementing the ideas of JIT manufacturing to his flying discs.

This Week in Logistics News (December 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Hundreds of Cafe Bustelo cans washed ashore in Florida this week. Source: Laurie Cus. Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… CMA CGM to acquire NOL, reinforcing its position in global shipping.