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From Triage to Transformation… Building Resiliency with Agile Supply Chains

LevaData

LevaData recently sat down (in a virtual, COVID-19-friendly manner) with a group of Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCOs) from some of the worlds most renowned high-tech electronics and manufacturing companies.

From Triage to Transformation… Building Resiliency with Agile Supply Chains

LevaData

LevaData recently sat down (in a virtual, COVID-19-friendly manner) with a group of CSCOs from some of the worlds most renowned high-tech electronics and manufacturing companies. For those organizations who had already reduced their dependency on China, many had moved production to Malaysia.

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The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Most companies weren’t buying from China or Taiwan or Malaysia like they are today.”[4] Point of sale data tracks exactly how many black shirts in size medium were sold yesterday, then meshes with inventory management technology to generate demand predictions that then prompt production of more (or less). 3] Vishnu Rajamanickam, “ Visibility into operations is the biggest issue plaguing supply chains ,” Freight Waves , 4 November 2019. [4]

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

In addition to cutting the need for outsourced manufacturing, this move could give the company a leg up on the competition by making it possible to get products in the hands of consumers faster. In higher-traffic markets, Advance Auto Parts has “hub” stores that keep more inventory in-stock to give customers what they need when they need it. Additionally, the company’s manufacturing expertise will enable the reduction of production costs.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

Deere & Company (brand name John Deere) is famed for the manufacture and supply of machinery used in agriculture, construction, and forestry, as well as diesel engines and lawn care equipment. The company was replenishing dealers’ inventory weekly, using direct shipment and cross-docking operations from source warehouses located near Deere & Company’s manufacturing facilities. The company began with a pilot operation using a manufacturer in Malaysia.

Southeast Asian Pirates: Nothing to Shiver your Timbers Over

Elementum

With one third of the world’s freight traveling through these waters, the region would naturally be a hotspot for pirate activity. And while Malaysia managed to rein in the issue over a decade ago, hijackings and thefts have been cropping up further east, in Indonesian waters. What does this mean for manufacturers? However, when it comes to fears of lost inventory, product manufacturers need not fret.