Crowley gifts $2.5M to University of North Florida for transportation, logistics

The Supply Chain Journal

Maritime and supply chain service provider Crowley Maritime Corp. million endowment at the University of North Florida (UNF) to create and operate a logistics center. We are making the supply chains work. million for sustainable, inclusive supply chains.

How the Coronavirus is underscoring the relevance of Global Supply Chain throughput: From the Frontlines of Yokohama, Milan, and Southern Florida

ThroughPut

Some are concerned about a pandemic, others about the deceleration of the global supply chain and its effect on their bottom lines, and yet others about their employees, customers and families. Last week, I couldn’t find some backup facial masks in all of southern Florida.

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Procurement and Supply Chain are Smarter Together – Practical Use Cases

Logistics Viewpoints

In a previous post , I made a case for how the Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) are smarter together. Accordingly Supply Chain and Procurement will need continuous collaboration. Procurement Supply Chain Planning

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. It is the largest container port in the state of Florida and ninth in the United States. The southeast contains a bunch of key ports and supply chain links that were in peril as Matthew approached and eventually passed through them.

Cliff Morris | The State of Manufacturing

4WL Consulting

C3Nano is a material technology company developing and manufacturing transparent conductive films, the main component in all touch sensors used in phones, tablets, and more. The top trends impacting manufacturing in the next 3 to 5 years. The Future of Manufacturing.

Cliff Morris | The State of Manufacturing

4WL Consulting

C3Nano is a material technology company developing and manufacturing transparent conductive films, the main component in all touch sensors used in phones, tablets, and more. The top trends impacting manufacturing in the next 3 to 5 years. The Future of Manufacturing.

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

GlobalTranz

Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. If you had just decided to connect your future with logistics and supply chain management, then attending a university or college might be the best decision to gain deep and complete set of skills and knowledge in this field. 1) Logistics and supply chain management faculty at Florida International University.

Course 191

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. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more.

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!”. Once the initial shock has worn off, your supply chain instincts will kick in as you assess the damage from a supply chain perspective.

2018: The Winter Olympics, a royal wedding, space exploration and, of course, big supply chain planning events

Kinaxis

When it comes to big events in 2018, let’s not forget about the world of supply chain planning. Catch SCM World’s Live Americas 2018 in Miami, Florida – an exclusive forum for SVPs and VPs of supply chain looking to drive the roadmap to digitize their supply chains. 3 rd BME Global Pharma Supply Chain Congress: Feb. LogiMed is a focused conference for supply chain VPs and directors from medical device and diagnostics manufacturers.

Course 121

Sales and Operations Alignment: Often The Missing Link

Supply Chain Shaman

I first met Shane in 2007 at the beginning of his work with Syngenta’s value chain. Seldom do I see a commercial leader transition to supply chain, and I wanted to gain his insights. In 2007, Shane Emms was asked to take a Global Supply Chain leadership assignment at Syngenta. With a career in marketing, and very little understanding of supply chain, he was afraid that his new team would ask, “What does this guy know?” Digital Supply Chain.

Imagine the Supply Chain of 2025

Arkieva

Recently, I attended the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. The theme of the event was to imagine the Supply Chain of 2025. The size of the group allowed for some good networking and very passionate conversations among colleagues who care about the supply chain industry. One central theme that seemed popular was the acceptance that any and all projections about the supply chain of 2020 were very likely going to be wrong.

Hurricane Season Brings New Risks to Pandemic-stressed Supply Chain Chains

Enterra Insights

supply chains face seasonal risks as the hurricane season begins — and it could be a tough season. The third named storm, Cristobal, soaked areas from southeast Louisiana to north Florida and south Georgia, then became only the fourth tropical storm to track into Wisconsin or its adjacent Lake Michigan waters in more than 100 years of records. ”[5] He suggests five ways companies can secure their assets, employees, and supply chain.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. But, in this article, our focus for supply chain compliance touches on the importance of barcode and labeling requirements. Labels and Supplies. A compliant barcode is just the first step to supply chain compliance. Florida.

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.

Why the CPO and CSCO are Smarter Together!

Logistics Viewpoints

Over the years, cost and efficiency ruled the supply chain agenda. The Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) has gained prominence as organizations tackle the disruption and prepare for a post-COVID world. Supply Chain Planning chief supply chain officer CPO

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

BlueYonder

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). During the Executive Exchange, JDA and KPMG released an exclusive preview of the findings from the new survey, Digital Supply Chain in Retail & Manufacturing: A State of the Industry Benchmark , conducted by Incisiv.

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

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

BlueYonder

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). During the Executive Exchange, JDA and KPMG released an exclusive preview of the findings from the new survey, Digital Supply Chain in Retail & Manufacturing: A State of the Industry Benchmark , conducted by Incisiv.

The Inevitable Introduction of Self-Driving Trucks into the Supply Chain

RFgen

Companies already use advanced robotics to manufacture products and facilitate warehouse management procedures, but will intelligent machines begin delivering materials and merchandise for supply chain operations? Advantages of Driverless Trucks in the Supply Chain.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Disney 'Imagineers' a Supply.

Supply Chains Rock

Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling and Logistics

Engineering & Manufacturing (E&M) companies are advancing their business models to focus more on providing services and capability to their customers, a practice known as “servitization.” As core markets are becoming increasingly saturated, and product margins are under pressure, companies are aligning their supply chain strategies to meet their customers’ heightened expectations. A September 5 MHL-hosted webinar, sponsored by DHL.

Seven Misconceptions on Managing Inventory in a Market-Driven World

Supply Chain Shaman

When it comes to the management of inventory in value chains, frustration abounds. The supply chain is a complex system with increasing complexity. Few companies manage their supply chains end-to-end; and as a result, cannot manage inventory holistically. The supply chain leader manages performance at the intersection of inventory turns, operating margin and customer service. At Supply Chain Insights , this is our passion.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

Are you interested in expanding your knowledge on the latest trends and technologies within the supply chain industry? EazyStock has complied a new list of the top 2019 Supply Chain events that you can’t afford to miss. These events provide great opportunities to develop your supply chain efficiency and keep your business one step ahead. Miami, Florida. ISM2019 is an annual event hosted by The Institute for Supply Chain Management (ISM).

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. I am a manufacturing gal by training. Supply chains respond, but they do not sense. What will this do to your supply chain? 2) Supply Visibility.

Why Medical Device Manufacturers Need Inventory Management

RFgen

As the welcoming manufacturing climate in China has seemingly eroded over the past several years, organizations hoping to take advantage of the country’s low cost of production have increasingly decided to look elsewhere. Rhythmlink will also develop manufacturing operations in the U.S.

When a Hurricane Hits: See & Solve Shipment Delays in Real Time

Savi

As Hurricane Dorian bears down on the ports of Florida and potentially others up the East Coast, knowing where your shipments are in relation to the storm is pretty important. Current forecasts have the storm making landfall along the east coast of Florida Monday morning, potentially as a Category 4 hurricane. Hurricane Dorian Impacting Shipments: What It Means for Manufacturers. What if a storm delay breaks the cold chain ? Savi’s tagline is “The Value of Knowing.”

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.) To help, I set up a series of dinner meetings for Maddy to speak to other manufacturers working on similar problems. Today, retired and tan, Maddy calls me from time-to-time from Florida. Existing Supply Chain Networks. The focus is on supply. Demand is larger than supply.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

Google Glass 2.0 Highlights Accelerating Move to Augmented Reality in the Supply Chain

RFgen

Implementing AR glasses gives users a place to display relevant work data while keeping their hands free, and the trend is rapidly taking hold in a variety of settings, including the supply chain.

I am MAD!

Supply Chain Shaman

At the 2013 Supply Chain Insights Global Summit, Rick Sather , now VP of Supply Chain for Jack-O-links stated that “there should be an app for that.” Figure 1: Gaps in Supply Chain Visibility. ” I then countered, “Why don’t we use this spring’s Shaman’s Circle to facilitate a new discussion between leading manufacturers and technologists and see if we could create a new way of thinking about the problem?

The Evolution of the Food & Beverage Value Chain: Driven By Consumers

QAD

The grocery stores of the day were not much bigger than most standalone pharmacy chain stores are today. That was the value chain. Over the last 25 or so years, the food & beverage value chain has exploded. Consumers’ Growing Impact on the Food & Beverage Value Chain.

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. Adding insult to injury, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors are facing the impact of the storms at the worst time possible: the lead up to holiday season.

Tender rejections down for first time in weeks — is this progress?

The Supply Chain Journal

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers). Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 75 (Carriers). Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 70 (Carriers).

Tender rejections down for first time in weeks — is this progress?

The Supply Chain Journal

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers). Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 75 (Carriers). Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 70 (Carriers).