El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997

Kinaxis

A massive El Niño occurred in 1997-1998, unleashing record rains in California, deadly tornados in Florida, and a brutal drought in Indonesia, thus landing the term firmly on the radar (no pun intended) of millions of people around the globe. With extreme weather—running the gamut from droughts to flooding rains—likely to occur across the globe this winter, we can expect to see the supply chain affected in several areas.

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Equipping Your Supply Chain Risk Management Kit

Enterra Insights

You might find then find it surprising that a recent survey, conducted by Verdantix, found more than half of the company representatives who responded indicated “they still use a mix of spreadsheets and paper” as part of their supply chain risk management process.[1] The staff at CAST Software writes, “Supply chain risk management (SCRM) involves monitoring for and identifying potential threats to the supply chain.

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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.

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. ” He smiled, and on the back of a napkin over lunch, we formalized an agenda to facilitate a spark discussion between technologists and manufacturers to meet on April 19th in Amelia Island, Florida to explore a new approach.

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).

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. Brands that procure their products through a single source will likely face the most difficulty, especially if that source is located in an affected area.

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Spot Tendering: Are You Prepared for Capacity Shortfalls in Your Transportation Operation?

Supply Chain Nation

With the recent hurricanes that have hit Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico, we’ve seen another practical example where assumptions on carrier capacity are challenged at inopportune times. Additionally, load history and carrier compliance information can be shared automatically from JDA’s TMS to Logistics Procurement for transportation procurement bid preparation and analysis for future procurement cycles.

Foraging for Healthcare Supplies in a Western Economy

NC State SCRC

Yesterday I spoke with a procurement executive at a major hospital in the Northeast. He is deploying advanced procurement technology in his hospital, and has been on the front lines of the COVID crisis. Everyone now seems to have been numbed to this fact, but I can assure you, that it is not at all normal, nor should it ever be considered “okay” to have our procurement and supply chain executives reduced to this.

Trends—January 2013

Inbound Logistics

Trends—January 2013

Inbound Logistics

Escaping the Cold

Logility

The weather, even here in Atlanta, has been crazy and the thought of Spring and its warmer temperatures makes me long for my childhood home in South Florida. So, it is no wonder the idea of Florida right now is quite enticing. Tony Hipszer, CIO, Pinnacle Foods, will share how the IT organization is critical in the supply chain integration process, specifically managing changes in key segments and shifts in structural and cultural dynamics to drive substantial strategic gains.

Spot Tendering: Are You Prepared for Capacity Shortfalls in Your Transportation Operation?

Supply Chain Nation

With the recent hurricanes that have hit Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico, we’ve seen another practical example where assumptions on carrier capacity are challenged at inopportune times. Additionally, load history and carrier compliance information can be shared automatically from JDA’s TMS to Logistics Procurement for transportation procurement bid preparation and analysis for future procurement cycles. appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends. Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Penske Logistics Reaches Agreement to Acquire Transfreight North America. Infor Delivers Dynamic Cloud Solution for Supply Chain Execution.

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Shippers, Prepare to SOAR

BluJay Solutions

Taking place from April 23-26 in Orlando, Florida at the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal OrlandoÔ, SOAR promises to be another unforgettable experience. Attendees will have the chance to hear and discuss the latest supply chain trends and news, gain knowledge about their solutions, and network with fellow customers using the Global Trade Network (GTN).

Shippers, Prepare to SOAR

BluJay Solutions

Taking place from April 23-26 in Orlando, Florida at the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando™, SOAR promises to be another unforgettable experience. Attendees will have the chance to hear and discuss the latest supply chain trends and news, gain knowledge about their solutions, and network with fellow customers using the Global Trade Network (GTN).

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

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. 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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Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment

FLEXE

Orlando, Florida. With scalable, on-demand capacity, it’s easier to procure space when volumes peak and there’s a strain on your infrastructure. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indianapolis is a staple in supply chain operations because of its central location and proximity to Chicago. Best practice Blog e-commerce Infographic Supply chain distribution centers eCommerce Fulfillment eCommerce Retailers FLEXE Fulfillment Fulfillment network Next-Day Delivery

Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

Affected by changes in production, procurement and distribution methods, warehousing has continually been pushed and pulled in different directions. On the other hand, offshoring growth has fuelled the need for warehousing as part of the elongated supply chain. However, simply slinging it out of the door to the first likely outsourcer would be to neglect the links that exist – that must exist – between a warehouse and other parts of the supply chain.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

FLEXE , Flexport and Convoy –three technology companies adding flexibility to the supply chain–,recently hosted the first Peak Logistics breakfast in Seattle, Washington. I’m Nerijus Poskus — Director of Pricing and Procurement at Flexport. One of the…the garment supply chain always compare this to IT cloud infrastructure. DC Velocity, which is a supply chain logistics magazine. That’s how we can procure better.