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. This role became the foundation of my real-world supply chain background, where I eventually became specialized in high-risk operations. Southern Florida. Blog coronavirus Supply Chai

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. Based in Silicon Valley, they’re fully scaled in California but have operations in China and South Korea, giving Cliff an up-close perspective on offshore manufacturing, supply chain, and more. The top trends impacting manufacturing in the next 3 to 5 years. The Future of Manufacturing.

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.

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. The Wall Street Journal reports that at least 11 states are in talks to land the manufacturing plant. Those sources also said the manufacturing facility would require at least 1,000 acres of land.

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

Cerasis

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.

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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.

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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.

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.” Reg has been a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals since 1999.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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). 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.

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). 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.

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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.

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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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).

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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?

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.”

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.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. Apple Tells Congress That Global Supply Chain Wasn’t Compromised (Bloomberg).

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Today, there are 8 states in the country, including Nevada, California, Michigan, Florida, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Arizona that are allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on certain roadways.”. Vehicle performance guidance uses a 15-point Safety Assessment to set clear expectations for manufacturers developing and deploying automated vehicle technologies. Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics?

Hurricane Dorian Impacting Shipments

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. If you are a chemical supply shipper and your container is delayed or diverted, will there be storage tanks available when you need them?

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.

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Time for Value Chain 4.0?

Supply Chain Shaman

The effect was primarily on office productivity and entertainment, but not on manufacturing. Globally, why is there not a vision for Supply Chain 4.0? Despite a focus on projects, continuous improvement programs and functional process design, supply chain leaders are unable to drive improvement in both of these two important metrics. Today’s supply chains do not sense. About Lora: Lora Cecere is the Founder of Supply Chain Insights.

Want to Increase Sales? Don’t “Brush” the Weather Aside

Supply Chain Nation

The auto supplies area had a shelf with eight snow brush boxes, the most I’d ever seen out. Given my interest in supply chain, I found the store manager and politely asked about the shortage. Weather can have a tremendous impact on the supply chain. A cold snap in Florida, for instance, could cause the citrus industry to modify their shipping commitments, retailers to change their pricing, and juice manufacturers to adjust their production plans.

Omni-channel Emerging as Top Retail Logistics Issue

Supply Chain Network

December is now upon us and before we know it we’ll be starting off 2014 right, which means it won’t be long until we’re all gathering in San Diego Feb 23 rd to 26 th for RILA Supply Chain 2014. Last year in Florida at RILA Logistics 2013, the topic of multi-channel was discussed with 5 related presentations delivered where the challenges of the coming omni-channel revolution were laid down. Speaker(s): Debbie Fortnum, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, Belk, Inc. ? , ?

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. ”. Currently, Hurricane Irma is monitored north of Cuba, where mandatory evacuations were ordered, and is forecast to hit Florida. Several businesses in Florida, including banks , were closed. Florida’s economy may also be affected.

BluJay Announces 2019 Soaring Performance Customer Award Winners

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI – May 16, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network, announces the winners of its third annual Soaring Performance Customer Awards. The awards program honors customers achieving supply chain innovation by tapping into the power of BluJay’s ecosystem. Winners were celebrated at the company’s SOAR 2019 conference in Orlando, Florida.

Want to Increase Sales? Don’t “Brush” the Weather Aside

Supply Chain Nation

The auto supplies area had a shelf with eight snow brush boxes, the most I’d ever seen out. Given my interest in supply chain, I found the store manager and politely asked about the shortage. Weather can have a tremendous impact on the supply chain. A cold snap in Florida, for instance, could cause the citrus industry to modify their shipping commitments, retailers to change their pricing, and juice manufacturers to adjust their production plans.

Synovos Team Members Earn Certified Reliability Leader Recognition

Synovos

January 21, 2019 – Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, announced three new team members have earned Certified Reliability Leader status from the association of Asset Management Professionals (AMP). AMP is a Florida-based, not-for-profit organization supporting the evolution of improved physical asset management practices, including MRO reliability, through information sharing and professional networking. RADNOR, Pa.