Changing Winds in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

“When will the impact of the pandemic on the supply chain be over?” The building of the global supply chain over the last seven decades evolved based on three assumptions: Number 1. Shippers pushed cost and waste backward in the supply chain.

Analyzing Supply Chain Risk

Enterra Insights

Supply chains are a mess, inflation is on the rise, the pandemic lingers, natural disasters are intensifying, fraud is growing more prevalent, and global tensions are increasing. This is none truer than in the last 18 months, where supply chain issues have made news headlines worldwide.

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Is Your Supply Chain Sick?

Logistics Bureau

Maybe you don’t even realize that something is going wrong in your Supply Chain. Like the human body, sometimes our Supply Chain’s problems are not evident until too late. Check them out: Boost Your Supply Chain Performance.

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.

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Why are supply chains so messed up?

The Supply Chain Journal

Turns out, unless the person works in freight, they are very unsatisfied with this answer. After all, freight and products just seemed to automatically show up before, but that is no longer the case. Will the supply chain issues end soon?

Supply Chain Sustainability Gathers Steam

Logistics Viewpoints

The global supply chain is routinely beset by challenges, both large and small, but the past couple of years have delivered a string of significant logistics disruptions that have threatened to upend the tightly choreographed dance of global freight transportation.

Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Shaman

The Covid-19 pandemic tested the global supply chain. Like riding a bumpy road, the supply chain leader is riding the ups and downs of changing market conditions facing greater variability day-to-day. See You At the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit?

What’s the Next Phase of Supply Chain Evolution?

GlobalTranz

The reworking of supply chains has a simple purpose of fitting the new world economy’s needs and demands. And freight data sharing platforms had already started before the mess of 2020 began. Supply chain evolution is highly focused on.read More.

People and Halal Supply Chains

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Muslim (majority) countries in Asia (such as Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia) and several countries in the Middle East are moving to stage 3: the halal supply chain. The result is that brand owner supply chains have different halal practices. IOT for Supply Chain Tracking.

Freight Data Sharing Across the Supply Chain and Its Role in Multimodal Shipping

GlobalTranz

Even before the status of the nation, and indeed the world, was turned upside down by the pandemic and political unrest, the supply chain industry was heading towards a massive and potentially disruptive evolution. Uncategorized freight data sharing

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What’s going on with global supply chains: A primer for the casual consumer

Freightos

Disclaimer: This article is a zoom out for the less freight-inclined. If you have a deeper understanding of freight, you might want to check out our Freightos Baltic Index daily container index instead. Let’s talk freight. . And it’s not just ocean freight.

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What Is an Automated Freight Settlement?

GlobalTranz

More supply chain leaders are learning to leverage technology to improve performance and lower landed costs. Unfortunately, there remain opportunities to recapture freight spend within the freight settlement process that automated freight settlement could solve.

Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Seventy-one percent of the surface of our “blue planet” is covered by oceans which is also reflected in the fact that 80% of goods are moved via sea transportation within the global supply chain [1]. The post Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. This was the beginning of my journey from manufacturing to understanding larger supply chain concepts. Much to my chagrin, when I entered into the world of supply chain, the processes of source, make and deliver were usually not designed. Figure 1: Definition of the Supply Chain Organization.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – November 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine. Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine now! Is your freight invoice accurate? Rethinking the next normal: Transforming Logistics and Supply Chain Workflows with Samsung.

Winds of change in freight transportation supply chain: Platooning technology

Kinaxis

I found it interesting to discover that one of their current projects has direct impact on supply chains; more specifically, on freight transportation. Advocates for truck platooning also claim that it could have the added benefit of improving highway safety because it better controls speed and could help reduce chain collisions. tons of freight in 2015, accounting for 70.1% of domestic freight tonnage.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 26, 2021)

Talking Logistics

Read more Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 26, 2021). The post Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (February 26, 2021) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Not all 50F days are the same.

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Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience

GlobalTranz

Supply chains across the globe need a better mousetrap to keep freight spend under control and efficiently manage freight. The post Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Evolving Supply Chain Models and the Outlook for Investors

Logistics Bureau

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic came along, the supply chain was beginning to seriously pique the interest of institutional and retail investors, emerging from its undervalued status as a target for cost-cutting, and rising to recognition as a driver of customer service and competitive advantage.

Supply Chain Coronavirus Fears: The State of Uncertainty in the Freight Market

GlobalTranz

Truckers and shippers have real fears over the effects and long-term impact of the supply chain coronavirus disruption. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, continues to change basic supply chain functions. The post Supply Chain Coronavirus Fears: The State of Uncertainty in the Freight Market appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Supply Chain Supply Chain Coronavirus

The Challenge of Freight Container Utilisation and Why it Matters

Logistics Bureau

Shipping air inside expensive freight containers has never been a cost-effective approach to transportation. Today though, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s even more critical to try and improve capacity utilisation , given the skyrocketing costs of container freight shipping.

No, AI has not killed supply chain management

Supply Chain Movement

Some have argued that supply chain management is on its way to becoming obsolete. Death of Supply Chain? Almost three years ago, Harvard Business Review published a provocative article entitled ‘The Death of Supply Chain Management’.

LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine – October 2021

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

De-Carbonising Road Freight Operations: BRIDGING THE KNOW-DO GAP Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine. Download the latest LogiSYM Supply Chain Magazine now! IOT for Supply Chain Tracking.

Supply Chains Continue to Be Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered

Enterra Insights

A refrain from a Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart song from the Broadway musical “Pal Joey,” could be a tune sung nightly by today’s supply chain managers. ” Causes of Supply Chain Disruption.

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.

Why Strategic Partnerships Enable OTR Freight Management

GlobalTranz

OTR freight represents a long-standing aspect of supply chain operations and transportation management. M odern transportation networks and supply chains continuously adapt to market volatility and transitions. Carrier Vetting for OTR Freight .

E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

GlobalTranz

The trend has been evident in recent years, but heavier freight remained on the fringe of e-commerce shipping. The post E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

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!

Three Tips for Improving Freight Procurement in the Supply Chain Logjam

Supply Chain Brain

No part of the supply chain is immune from the turmoil currently plaguing the supply chain industry — especially not freight procurement

6 Detention Time Prevention Strategies for Inbound Freight

C3 Solutions

With the constant fluctuation in supply and demand causing changes in transportation prices, it is imperative that additional procedures are implemented. For carriers, losing money is a substantial upset. Detention time (greater than two hours wait time) costs drivers between $1.1 to $1.3

Technologies That Power Automated Freight Management

GlobalTranz

There are many ways that technology is launching the supply chain industry into the future. One of which is converting to automated freight management. The post Technologies That Power Automated Freight Management appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Air Freight: Accelerating Supply Chains

NFI Industries

This year has been challenging for air freight. Global Supply Chain 3pl Air Freight Cross-Border Export Freight Forwarding OptimizationDecember 17 th marks 112 years since the first airplane took flight 1. Since then, air has been an essential vessel for people and goods to travel the globe. Similarly, air cargo has been a viable mode of global transportation and has contributed to expanding markets for many shippers.

Top Supply Chain, Logistics, & Freight Videos of 2019 So Far

GlobalTranz

Today we continue our annual series during the first week of July, coinciding with Independence Day on July 4th to highlight the top supply chain, logistics, & freight videos of 2019 so far as featured on the Cerasis YouTube Channel. The top supply chain, logistics, & freight videos of 2019 were measured by views of.read More.

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Boom Time for the Shared Economy within Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

In logistics and supply chain management, however, transport and warehousing are the most significant sharing processes thanks to a welter of economic benefits for all parties—and the trend is accelerating despite the dampening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.