What is Supply Chain Resilience?

GlobalTranz

If your company’s supply chain survived 2020 and the disruptions of early 2021, it’s safe to say it has passed the resiliency test. Let’s start here: what is supply chain resilience? What is Supply Chain Resilience? Blog Supply Chain

Make Freight Sourcing More Efficient!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Do You Have Hidden Freight Costs? Freight sourcing team article and permission to publish here provided by Katharine Barrios at xeneta.com. Freight sourcing and procurement is a critical component of the whole supply chain and is crucial to the success of the business. In order to achieve maximum efficiency in freight sourcing and procurement, you need a strong team to handle the requirements.

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Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

For the first in seven years, I was not heads-down preparing for The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Pre-pandemic only 30% of supply chain leaders were satisfied with their supply chains, and during the pandemic, business leader satisfaction is falling precipitously.

Freight Procurement in a Pandemic: Preparing for the Bid

CHAINalytics

If your company has decided to tender its freight to secure new contract rates for 2021, you’ve got your work cut out for you. This is especially true when it comes to figuring out the lanes and volumes to include in the bid.

The Fireworks Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic! The global supply-demand imbalance was unprecedented, holding lessons to help mitigate these kinds of disruptions in the future, if heeded. Subscribe Here!

Sourcing capacity, finding freight don’t have to take all day

The Supply Chain Journal

Blockchain makes tracing payments and products throughout the supply chain simple. Digital freight matching tools take the time-consuming legwork out of matching freight to trucks. Santos started out as a traditional freight broker. Freight is booked.

The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

DELMIA Quintiq

Today’s supply chains are becoming more complex and dynamic. Before planners make decisions that will have an impact across the value chain, they need to consider a number of possibilities such as having multiple exchange ratios of specific components when managing container returns.

The 2021 Hurricane Season Will Impact Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

” Because the number and severity of destructive storms appears to be on the rise, supply chains need to ensure they are prepared to mitigate the negative consequences of storm-related disruptions.

Top 6 Predictions for Supply Chain Planning in 2021 and Beyond

ToolsGroup

Over the year, COVID-19 introduced even greater complexity into the already difficult work of supply chain planning–and changed supply chain from a practitioner-focused topic to everyday dinner table conversation. Digital supply chain transformation will accelerate.

Amazon Supply Chain Innovation Continues

Logistics Viewpoints

Three years ago, my colleague Steve Banker wrote an article about the Amazon supply chain , asking if it was the most innovative in the world. How do each of these drive the Amazon supply chain? It will be interesting to see where the Amazon supply chain goes from here.

Ultimate COVID-19 Supply Chain Resource Roundup

Freightos

As COVID-19 spreads and nations across the globe take measures to contain it, the impacts to the supply chain have been dramatic, fast-changing, and many. Finally, you can always get free access to our Freightos Baltic Index daily freight index here. UPS Supply Chain Solutions.

A World in Flux: Global Supply Chain Predictions for 2021

ToolsGroup

In episode seven of Be Ready for Anything, industry insider Bob Ferrari discusses the pivotal factors affecting global supply chain revitalization in the coming year. And now, as we all look back, there was a remarkable performance by all industry global supply chain teams.

Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago. My first focus was on China sourcing. Then it was the redefinition of the supply chain for the global shutdowns Sick with the virus; I spent my energies writing and moderating podcasts.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The recent announcement by Google-owned Motorola Mobility that all new Moto X smartphones sold in the US will be manufactured in Texas, highlights the continued importance of the global supply chain and role of freight forwarders and logistics services providers (LSPs) in successful local sourcing strategies. The post Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

Agile Supply Chain VS Efficient Supply Chain

DynaSys

This is true for everyone, and supply chains are no exception. An agile supply chain requires the ability to rapidly identify, evaluate and execute alternative supply chains scenarios. FROM EFFICIENCY TO AGILITY.

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

In addition, with 80% of global car production requiring parts from China, the shutdown made it difficult for global vehicle makers within China and elsewhere around the world to source parts required for building cars.

What Supply Chain Risks Must Supply Chain Execs Keep Top of Mind?

GlobalTranz

Risk permeates supply chains. The best-laid plans to avoid as many risks as possible often fall on deaf ears in supply chain management, but supply chain executives who take the time to understand the greatest threats can successfully position their companies to overcome such risks. While there are thousands of possible supply chain risks in various supply chains, supply chain execs should keep these risks top of mind.

The Transportation Supply Chain: Transportation’s Role in Supply Chain Management to Lower Total Costs

GlobalTranz

In order to avoid incidents of mismatch between supply and demand, establish more efficient manufacturing and lower costs, it is necessary to establish an environment of consistent supply chain visibility. Everything from sourcing raw materials, manufacturing, to the sales channels which feed supply for a finished product are essential factors. One of the often missing links, however, in supply chain visibility, is transportation management.

FedEx Freight reverses service suspensions after outcry from big retailers

The Supply Chain Journal

FedEx Freight (NYSE: FDX ) is walking back its recent abrupt suspension of service to a portion of its customer base after ruffling feathers of key stakeholders that made known their displeasure, according to communications from the company and logistics industry executives.

8 Reasons Why Companies Choose Logility for Their Supply Chain Operations

Logility

Agility and speed are on every supply chain executive’s mind. But their well-placed concerns are much more than a reaction to recent shocks in supply disruptions, demand fluctuations, changing customer preferences and unpredictable market conditions.

New Opportunities for Students in Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path? The world of supply chain management is constantly changing, helping companies to become increasingly efficient and profitable across the entire supply chain.

Amazon supply chain management pushes retail to the limit

Kinaxis

When it comes to supply chain excellence, particularly in the retail sector, there is one behemoth dominating the landscape: Amazon. Amazon supply chain management is driving innovation and change at a pace that’s putting the pressure on other businesses to find a way to keep up, or fold. That means fostering supply chain capabilities focused on just such an outcome. Your supply chain needs to respond and course correct as fast as possible.

Driver Shortage, Driverless Vehicles, and Other Supply Chain Curiosities

Logistics Viewpoints

Driver shortages have become even more of a reality in the supply chain industry for a number of reasons, chief among them being the sharp rise in demand. Our mission and core values are the foundation of our culture and guiding source in our interactions.

8 Steps to Building Supply Chain Resilience for Manufacturers in a Post-Covid World

ivalua

They discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Procurement and came up with this list of 8 critical supply chain management activities that can help Procurement teams build and maintain supply chain resilience now and in the years to come.

Why Blockchain Within The Supply Chain Makes Perfect Sense

GlobalTranz

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Kevin Doubleday who discusses the importance of blockchain within the supply chain. Current Supply Chains don’t operate at the cadence of business. Integrating Blockchain within the Supply Chain could change that. When we are asked about “killer” use cases for blockchain within enterprise systems, Supply Chain is the usual suspect — and for good reason.

Ultimate Guide To Technologies That Are Transforming Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Technology can have a significant impact on supply chains, but supply chain digitization still lags behind digitization of other areas of business across many industries. Predictive analytics has many use cases in the supply chain.

We Only Have One Planet: Supply Chains Can Help Save It

Enterra Insights

Supply Chains and Sustainability As noted above, when Earth Day began, it was viewed as a protest against a century and a half of industrial development. 3] More often than not, when companies look to do better, they look to their supply chains.

How to Make Supply Chain Complexity Work to Your Advantage

ToolsGroup

With supply chain complexity increasing at an unprecedented rate, perhaps the biggest challenge for businesses is figuring out how to navigate this uncertainty to deliver service profitably. So what’s the secret of making supply chain uncertainty work for you? This invariably leads to extra freight costs and excess and obsolete inventory that either needs to be written off or sold at a heavy discount. Blog Inventory Optimization Supply Chain Planning Featured

Using Digital Supply Chain Planning to Respond to Market-Changing Disruptions like COVID-19

ToolsGroup

With supply chain planning software you can automate the achievement of service levels, even under changing constraints resulting from major disruptions. Commonly companies will use a “firefighting” response in times of supply chain disruption in order to meet service levels.

The Supply Chain Workload Iceberg!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Is Your Supply Chain A Cost Centre or a Value Creator? Supply Chain responsibilities are vast in any organization. This can be analogous to the work done in Supply Chain. The Supply Chain Workload Iceberg.

What Is Procurement in Freight

The Supply Chain Journal

Within the modern-day supply chain, there is a lot to track and monitor and make decisions regarding. For management, one of the most critical aspects of shipping and inventory management is the concept of procurement in freight. Freight Full Truckload Supply Chain Uncategorize

Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?

Talking Logistics

Casey and Paul Vigna – that opened my eyes to bitcoin’s true potential: as a new operating system for supply chain networks. The WSJ article and other sources, such as this Khan Academy video series , explain how bitcoin works, so I won’t go into it here. Source: [link]. A supply chain blockchain application, therefore, could be used to record the balances and transfers of inventory across a distributed supply chain network.

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An Efficient Supply Chain is by Nature a More Sustainable One

CH Robinson Logistics

Robinson’s mission to improve the world’s supply chains. But in a world ever more conscious of the imperative to reduce carbon emissions, helping customers move their freight more efficiently has taken on new urgency. It’s C.H.

Regional Carriers Are Great Source for Owner Operator Trucking Jobs

Kane is Able

Some may choose to hunt profitable freight on load boards, while others align with carriers to provide dedicated capacity. In recent months, Kane Freight Lines has had an increasing number of inquiries from drivers seeking owner-operator trucking jobs. Two-way freight would help, but that’s nearly impossible to find in the spot market. Supply Chain Challenges Freight Transportation Truck DriversOwner-operators are freedom-loving entrepreneurs.

E-Commerce Needs These Supply Chain Systems !

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain Systems article and permission to publish here provided by Dave Joseph at veridian.info. The warehouse management system (WMS) is the most recognizable and diverse of the e-commerce supply chains’ system lineup.