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Can cold chain keep up with hot demand?

EFT

The most intense segment of this will be the transportation and storage of the new COVID-19 vaccines, which require specific conditions to maintain their shelf-life, and thus efficacy. Shipping times from these manufacturers are very, very long because they're stretched so thin.

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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. For example, a certain product is ready to be shipped from the manufacturing facility. Freight capacity — how long will equilibrium last?

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This Week in Logistics News (May 8-12, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Oracle Optimizes Global Transportation and Trade Compliance Processes. Maersk Executives Call a Bottom in the Shipping Container Market (WSJ – sub. Setback for Uber as European court advised to treat it as transport firm (Reuters). Amazon cuts free shipping minimum to $25 (Reuters). Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis (Reuters). March 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

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