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The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it. Arnaud Morvan states a simple truth, “It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.”[1] That sums up supply chain operations at a lot of companies today: It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.” ” Cognitive technology and supply chain visibility.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

COP21, the Paris Climate change conference taking place this week got us thinking what the carbon cost was for shipping the TV. A quick check showed that shipping the TV from Taiwan to Nashville (ocean & trucking) led to about 6.7 The broader climate issue.and freight’s role. The emissions from freighting Shawn’s TV is a miniscule percentage of this year’s 33 billion ton cube. Finding freight’s contribution to GHG took a lot of digging.

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An Air Charter Solution for Teradyne in a Time of Disruption

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Teradyne has always had a strong approach to managing their supply chain. Robinson is proud to act as an extension of their team—identifying new and innovative ways to improve their supply chain and helping implement changes that have made a real impact on their business. Disruption to the supply chain. With the onset of COVID-19, Teradyne’s supply chain faced several challenges.

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry | Transportfolio. Companies in technology-based industries are vulnerable to becoming obsolete unless they can quickly assess their biggest supply chain challenges and apply the right resources to solve problems. If you think demand for semiconductor devices, equipment, wafers, supplies, raw materials, and capital equipment is growing, you’re right.

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

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. 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. PST will ship the same day.

Seasoned Leadership in Action! An Interview with Leonard Han!

Supply Chain Game Changer

At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. Leonard contributed an article for us last year on The Humble Label in Supply Chain – Too many of them are in use! Products have to be lightweight as they have to be air-freighted.

The need to know

EFT

US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. curbs on Chinese chipmaker SMIC could rattle supply chains. Changing tack: windpower breezes back into shipping with Swedish venture.

The need to know

EFT

US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. curbs on Chinese chipmaker SMIC could rattle supply chains. Changing tack: windpower breezes back into shipping with Swedish venture.

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. Nevertheless, as became apparent during the seminar on China organised jointly by Supply Chain Media and DSV, it is far from easy to serve this fast-growing demographic. That means that we can’t supply mainland China directly from our factory.

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The need to know

EFT

Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. Taiwan-based electronics manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron are among companies eyeing new factories in Mexico, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the U.S.-China

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The need to know

EFT

Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. Taiwan-based electronics manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron are among companies eyeing new factories in Mexico, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the U.S.-China

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This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013)

Talking Logistics

While the stalemate continues in Washington, things keep moving forward in the world of supply chain and logistics. Retail stores become shipping hubs to battle Amazon ( USA Today ). Neiman Marcus goes to year-round free shipping ( USA Today ). Citi fined $30 million for leaking Apple iPhone supply chain data ( CNNMoney ). Shipping online orders from Best Buy stores could generate an extra $5.8 Is it ironic that the U.S.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

This is the classic Catch-22 dilemma faced by many corporate security managers when trying to justify further investments in steeling the supply chain against disruptions. The obvious conundrum is that hardening the corporation, its processes, and its supply chain requires investment. I gave the example of Sun Microsystems, which suffered a spate of freight thefts in Europe. Supply chain mapping is another resilience activity that can yield business benefits.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA , the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage. As the event starts to take effect, here are ten things you should know about how different weather systems will impact your supply chain. This should keep prices low and shipping lanes open. Off-shore production of certain minerals will increase, boosting supplies of tin, nickel ore, and bauxite. Typhoons can disrupt air and ship travel in Southeast Asia.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Land challenges for Hong Kong’s Logistics sector were the key topics discussed at the recent Leadership Luncheon gathering of Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP). The National 12th Five-Year Plan specifically calls for strategies and tactics to enhance Hong Kong’s status as an international financial, trading and shipping centre; and also for Hong Kong to develop into a high-value goods inventory management and regional distribution centre (RDC).

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Black Friday 2016: Brought To You By Logistics

Freightos

Black Friday Logistics: Brought To You By Ocean Freight. What’s working for ocean freight (and what isn’t). Ocean freight has had a complicated year so far. Beyond speed, one of air freight’s primary advantages over ocean has always been reliability. But improved data forecasting and more predictable supply chains have become a boon for ocean freight, leading to an increase in ocean shipments at the expense of their more expensive aerial counterparts.