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How Does Procurement Create Value? Insights from CPO Speakers at Zycus Horizons Conference

Supply Chain View from the Field

In addition to the procurement executives, I also got to meet Captain Dick Phillips, the captain of note in the film “Captain Phillips” We had a chance to talk about his experience, and he also presented to the group about the incredible experience he went through. Chris Sawchuck from the Hackett Group interviewed three heads of procurement from three large companies, and asked an important question. Does procurement add to top line revenue.

Airfreight Forwarders and Carriers Prepare for Holiday Season

Logistics Trends and Insights

Robinson, air freight pricing has increased between China and the U.S. Panalpina, DHL Global Forwarding and Flexport are among forwarders that have added additional air freight capacity this year. Panalpina has procured extra flights for its charter operation while DHL Global Forwarding announced earlier this year that it would deploy a second dedicated Boeing 747-400F — ACMI-leased through Atlas Air — to connect the US, Europe and Asia. Air Cargo air freight airfreight

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10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

China was locking down hundreds of millions of people and closing manufacturing facilities. As China is the largest manufacturing country in the world the economic repercussions were really starting to be felt. And with less manufacturing output there were fewer container ships leaving Asia full of goods meaning activity in ports in North America and Europe would slow down rather quickly. Automotive manufacturers are looking to manufacture ventilators.

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From Exports to Delivery: Simplifying PPE Shipping

CH Robinson Transportfolio

So, it’s important you’re up to date on the latest regulations to avoid your freight being held up. Policy 12 created a white and blacklist of manufacturers and suppliers. or Canada, make certain to watch our video on customs best practices with Ben Bidwell, director of North America customs and compliance, in order to better understand requirements, expectations and regulations for PPE. Metered freight solutions.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Bronwen Hann, President at Argentus

Supply Chain Game Changer

I consulted with some of the contacts I’d built at the executive level across North America. We’ve built a peerless network in the areas of Procurement, Logistics, Change Management, Strategic Sourcing, Planning, and other functional areas in Supply Chain. We recognized the emergence of contingent staffing (contract) within Procurement and Supply Chain several years before a few others, and expanded our business to service that area. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Ryder Expands Last-Mile Delivery Network in 11 North American Markets. This week, Uber Freight announced a similar solution called Powerloop. The system will initially be focused only on intrastate loads in Texas, but the company plans to expand beyond Texas in the coming months, says Max Pike, strategy lead at Uber Freight. How cold does it have to get inside your house before you accept reality and turn on the heat?

BluJay Improves Position on Completeness of Vision Axis in Gartner’s 2020 Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems Compared to Previous Year

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s Transportation Management is a leading SaaS TMS platform for companies managing their own freight across all modes of transportation around the globe. “We However, as shipper requirements grow, notable differences remain across TMSs in their ability to address the most complex requirements, and their ability to deploy outside North America and provide TMS-native support for modes other than over the road.

Lean Transportation: Are you Using Lean Thinking for Transportation Management? If not, Why?

Cerasis

According to Brian Daniels, the powertrain products manager for Daimler Trucks of North America, drivers are directly responsible for 30 percent of the factors that affect fuel economy. According to Michael Roeth of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency, the difference in fuel economy between the best and the worst driver can be up to 25 percent. “ The most dangerous kind of waste is the waste we do not recognize ”: Shigeo Shingo.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Whether you''re a manufacturing company in China, a sourcing agent in London or a world''s leading company in Silicon Valley, we''re all in a global supply chain networks. That said, implementing Lean concepts would undoubtedly be part of that strategy, for example, - Lean Warehousing : Many firms (both retailers and manufacturers) are now aggressively rolling out Lean in their warehouse operations.

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

Talking Logistics

Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. Transplace delivered more than 50 customer solutions in 2012 using the CombineNet sourcing technology, in industries including consumer goods, chemicals, manufacturing, and retail.

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Writing: Working on My Book

Supply Chain Shaman

He is responsible for manufacturing, procurement, supply chain planning, logistics, quality, social responsibility and final product engineering. Prior to Mattel, Peter was the Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain Operations for Starbucks where he was responsible for the supply of the products that contribute to the Starbucks Experience: from the supply of coffee, to the procurement of the cup, to delivering the table it rests on.

Purolator wins Third-Party Logistics Sustainability Award for its work with Echo Global Logistics

Supply Chain Network

Purolator, Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded Logistics Quarterly’s 2011 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Sustainability Award for demonstrating leadership in sustainable supply chain practices. From freight consolidation services to electronic invoicing, Purolator’s efforts in driving sustainable solutions across the supply chain have been instrumental in Echo’s continued focus to reduce its carbon footprint.

Kewill Announces Acquisition of LeanLogistics

BluJay Solutions

Their cloud-based platform reliably manages and optimizes over $10 billion of annualized freight spend for their customers. “We Kewill MOVE® is a comprehensive supply chain platform that enables shippers, carriers, freight forwarders and customs brokers to move product around the globe. “We New components, like LeanDex for freight rate indexing, have applicability across many of our 7,500 customers.

FreightWaves Live Recap: A Logistics Technology Renaissance

Transplace

The Transplace network currently has roughly $10 billion of freight under management. Transplace is a top 10 brokerage in North America. Business - Transportation artificial intelligence carriers custom brokerage data analytics event FreightWaves industry intermodal logistics manufacturing mergers and acquisitions procurement retail shippers suppliers supply chain technology TMS transportation transportation management services trends trucking trucking capacity

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. For example, if my contract manufacturer is late with an order it can cause me to incur excess costs with the freighting and warehousing companies, respectively. John Moss @EnglishBlinds John Moss is the CEO of English Blinds , the manufacturers of bespoke window blinds and shades. University of North Texas.

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. Bed Bath & Beyond @BedBathBeyond Bed Bath & Beyond has discovered a way to save millions of dollars on freight over the next few years, thanks to a new 755,000 square-foot distribution facility slated to open in the fall of 2019. manufacturing facility in 2014.

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. In 2014, Deere & Company was listed 80th in the Fortune 500 America’s ranking and was 307th in the 2013 Fortune Global 500 ranking. One of the world’s largest manufacturers of computer chips, Intel needs little introduction. Procurement analysis.

DHL, Etsy, Alibaba and Tradeshift on supply chain resilience

EFT

We require all of our employees to talk to customers for several hours per month and bring back what they are learning from them,” said Jamin Dick, Head of North America Supply Chain, Alibaba. It’s been a learning experience for many people to understand how important it is to see ahead in the freight markets and there’s more opportunity to do that now than ever.”. There are some great companies out there who are digitising freight.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020

Transplace

North American Market. Inventory and manufacturing flexibility are a key component to serving this market. Spot market freight has seen an increase up to $2.13 Health questionnaires, temperature screening, and other preventative measures are resulting in some excessive delays and buildup of freight at cross-docks. LTL carriers are starting to have some backlog of undeliverable freight due to consignee closures. Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020.

Ryder Places First Medium-Duty Electric Vehicle Order with Chanje Energy and Begins to Roll Out Charging Stations

Supply Chain Network

NYSE: R), a leader in commercial fleet management , dedicated transportation , and supply chain solutions , announced today it has started to take delivery of 125 medium-duty electric panel vans, the first of their kind in North America, now available for lease or rent. Ryder currently has more than 150 million miles of NGV operations, 27 NGV maintenance facilities, and more than 6,200 NGV trained maintenance and support personnel across the Company’s North American service network.