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Airbus harmonizes its global procurement processes with AirSupply

SupplyOn

Airbus harmonized its global procurement processes with a innovative, highly comprehensive initiative featuring AirSupply, earning a well-deserved nomination for the German Logistics Award The construction of an aircraft is preceded by a highly complex, sophisticated procurement process. “We have now significantly streamlined our operational procurement as part of a digital transformation.”

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. Transport optimisation considerations dictate that warehousing is used at the end-point of a transport system to amass enough products for a full load for the subsequent transport system. Less passenger traffic and reduced congestion means flexibility for TNT in scheduling onward transport, whether by air or road.

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Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

Centralisation then, is all about taking procurement and logistics out of the hands of medical professionals and placing it under its own governance structure. Vendor-managed Inventory. However, RFID has also proven its value in managing other types of hospital inventory.

Forced Labor in Seafood Supply Chains

EcoVadis

This paper explores why forced labor in seafood industry supply chains continues to grab headlines, tarnish brand images, and challenge procurement teams – and what they can do about it. France is now following the lead of the U.K. Introduction. Shrimp tacos. Blackened catfish.

Better Spare Parts and Supply Chain Management via 3D Printing

Logistics Bureau

It must balance overall inventory, local availability, and variations in demand. They can bulk up on spare part stocks, but inventory costs money. Forecasting and inventory for spare parts are indeed thorny problems. This solves the issues of unpredictability and inventory. Transport costs fall away. The savings are in the reduced or zero inventory needed. The operation is more streamlined and life for procurement team becomes easier.

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

Air France KLM is Evaluating MRO Potential for Blockchain. If they actually follow through on their promise and oil prices continue to rise next year, how will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in response? Source: Evan, Flikr. “I