How Disruptive is Global E-Commerce? More Than You Think

Talking Logistics

Let me tell you how international e-commerce is changing one buying pattern and why it will reshape global logistics operations and government import regulations. A Global E-Commerce Story. Global E-Commerce: Six Likely Changes. The post How Disruptive is Global E-Commerce?

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How to Optimize Port Throughput in Global Supply Chains

The Network Effect

Ports play a critical role in international trade, yet they remain major sources of friction in global supply chains. The post How to Optimize Port Throughput in Global Supply Chains appeared first on The Network Effect.

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Digitizing the Global Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Podcast version (click to play): The post Digitizing the Global Supply Chain appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Five Things I Have Learned About Global Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Regional supply chain companies are attempting to define global requirements. They are well versed in requirements for regional supply chain planning, but they are attempting to redefine their processes and be more global. Five Lessons in Building Global Planning Organizations.

Removing the 3 Barriers to Building a Predictive Supply Chain

The fundamental challenge is the complexity of global trade, which relies on a chain of. Yet despite mountains of data available in today’s global supply chain, the. ability to harness this data and efficiently execute global logistics remains challenging.

2018 Prediction Deep Dive: Make America Great and Changing Global Trade Policies Will Provide a Challenging Landscape for U.S. and Global Manufacturers

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters provides a deep-dive perspective on the ten outlined 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains unveiled in mid-December. In this installment, we dive into 2018 Prediction Six: Make America Great and Changing Global Trade Policies Will Provide a Challenging Tactical and Strategic Landscape for U.S. and Global Manufacturers.

Improving Global Freight Process Management

Talking Logistics

Many companies operating in the United States have achieved an inclusive look into their transportation spend, but unfortunately many companies that do business on a global level have struggled to achieve full freight process management. Tracking global commerce activity across the entire transportation lifecycle – beginning with planning, including execution, and through settlement—is key for businesses to thrive on a global level.

Will Brexit Beat Up Global Supply Chains?

The Network Effect

The post Will Brexit Beat Up Global Supply Chains? SCM Supply Chain Management The Network Effect automotive Brexit EU global supply chains supply chain UKThe United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union has sent shock waves around the globe as businesses and governments. appeared first on The Network Effect.

Digitizing the Global Supply Chain: Three Ways to Create Value

Talking Logistics

The process of digitizing global supply chains continues to generate a lot of interest and discussion in the industry, perhaps because it’s really about embarking on a transformational journey. Therefore, Ty defines a digitized global supply chain as a structure for taking all of the previously “paper-like” data sets and putting them into a master database and an executable model of the global supply chain.

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Seven Reasons to Attend the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit

Supply Chain Insights

We hope to see you at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit 2018. Supply chain excellence digital innovation digital revolution future of supply chain Supply Chain Insights Global SummitThis week, we celebrate the sixth anniversary for Supply Chain Insights. I never wanted to start the company, but when Gartner bought AMR Research, I thought the market needed an alternative. We provide focused and independent research for the business leader.

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Combating the Growing Risk and Uncertainty of Global Trade

Talking Logistics

Globalization has been going on for a long time, but it continues to morph and shift in different directions. When you look at recent developments, like Brexit and the trade views of President Trump, do companies need to approach globalization differently moving forward?

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5 pieces to the global capacity management puzzle

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Bill DuBois Recently I was watching a video interview with David Thomas, the Director of Global Capacity Planning for Ford Motor Company. Among other things, he’s been leading the charge at Ford to deliver a global capacity management solution.

Globalization? Or Globaloney?

Supply Chain Insights

Recently, as I prepared to market our Supply Chain Insights Global Summit, I was introduced to Professor Pankaj Ghemawat’s concepts, and guess what? The world isn’t flat; and globalization and trade is changing. How could anyone that’s involved in Global Business miss this?”.

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Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Venture Global Solutions

Talking Logistics

In this post, Rafael Granato from PINC Solutions summarizes a video case study we featured recently on Talking Logistics, part of our “Profiles in Yard Management Excellence” series where we highlight companies (in this case, Venture Global Solutions ) that are leading the way in driving continuous improvement and innovation in yard management. Venture Global Solutions provides 3PL logistics and network optimization via a fleet of 1,000 tractors, 3,000 trailers, and 2,500 partner carriers.

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A Major Blockchain Announcement Involving Global Shipping

Supply Chain Matters

We highlight a significant joint announcement made this week regarding the potential broader application of Blockchain technology in global shipping processes. Moeller Maersk blockchain technology applications in global shipping IBM Blockchain Maersk Line Supply chain Matters blogSupply Chain Matters highlights a side panel reinforcement to our just published 2018 Predictions Deep Dive- A Shifting of Priorities for Digital Transformation and Supply Chain Tech Investments.

Globalization in the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

The face of globalization is changing as global trade decreases, reshoring and/or near-shoring increases, and once hot economies cool down. The post Globalization in the Digital Age appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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How Do You Measure “Free Time” Across Your Global Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

While we all think that we measure time in the same way, that can change inside a complex global supply chain. How do you account for Free Time across your global supply chain?

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Global FMCG Supply Chain Transformed by Analytics

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The Challenge A leading global FMCG company undertook an aggressive supply chain improvement programme across 150 markets. The objective was 100% alignment of worldwide operational activities with company strategy and objectives. Not an insignificant task!

Global Supply Chain Risk Management

Enterra Insights

The post Global Supply Chain Risk Management appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Business Cognitive Computing Globalization Risk Management Supply Chain Technology Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis“Resiliency,” writes Aaron Burman, “has become an overused buzzword.

Optimizing Liberty Global’s Supply Chain: An Interview with Willem Vesters

AIMMS

Liberty Global is the world’s largest international TV and broadband company with operations in more than 30 countries. We had the pleasure to speak with Willem Vesters, Liberty Global’s VP Global Supply Chain Planning, to learn more about their optimization journey.

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Watch the 2017 Global Summit Live on SEP 6-7

Supply Chain Shaman

Open up this post to watch the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit 2017 on September 6 & 7: metrics that matter Supply chain excellence

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7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

The Network Effect

Global headlines anticipating growth through globalization are plentiful. US brands targeting global growth. Alibaba to expand global footprint. Globalization looks attractive but it is a long shot from a walk in the park. Nicolas A. Tonelli/Flickr.

6 maps that explain global supply chains

The Network Effect

We all know that supply chains are becoming more and more global, but how often can we actually see them becoming more global? The site vox.com has compiled 38 maps that explain the global economy. 1: How Sugar Circulates Globally.

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How Will Brexit Affect Global Supply Chains?

Logistics Viewpoints

Brexit will have a minimal impact on global supply chains. Global Trade Logistics Trends Procurement/Sourcing Supply Chain Network Design Brexit supply chain networks tax reform U.S. The U.S. presidential election could have a much bigger impact. And changes in EU tax enforcement, the most of all. presidential election

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2017 Global Industry Outlook

Supply Chain Link

Global Supply Chain Export Freight Forwarding Import2016 will go down as one of the most memorable years in international trade. The West Coast ports were still working to gain the trust of shippers after the port strike in 2015.

Fragmentation and Regionalization are Changing Globalization

Enterra Insights

The post Fragmentation and Regionalization are Changing Globalization appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Business Globalization Supply ChainTo succeed in the world you have to understand the world. That’s a tall order since the world is in … Continued.

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Transforming Supply Chains into Global Trade Networks

Talking Logistics

There’s a growing discussion today about how companies need to look at the various processes that have historically been called supply chain management through a different lens — namely, a global trade network lens.

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The Five Ts of the Global Food Supply Chain

The Network Effect

by Sean Crossey The global food supply chain brings us exotic fresh foods from around the world. The post The Five Ts of the Global Food Supply Chain appeared first on The Network Effect. But the challenges. Foodservice The Network Effect food restaurant supply chain

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Drewry’s Declaration that the Global Shipping Market has Bottomed

Supply Chain Matters

Procurement and Sourcing Transportation and Logistics challenges in global transportation independent blog commenting on global logistics and transportation ocean container industry consolidation Supply chain Matters blogThis week, noted maritime and shipping industry research firm Drewry Maritime Research declared that the ocean container shipping market has now bottomed out.

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3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider

Transportfolio

3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider | C.H. Today, your supply chain is probably global–whether you buy product from overseas or sell in other markets. But how well positioned is your global logistics provider to help you maximize your business opportunities?

Supply Chain Matters Unveils Ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

These predictions are provided in the spirit of assisting industry specific and global supply chain cross-functional teams in helping […]. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast medium, traditionally provide a series of predictions for the coming year.

SCM Global 50: Best Global Supply Chain Blogs

Supply Chain Opz

Managing the smooth flow of material and information in global supply chain context has been a business challenge for many years and many companies tries to find the new ways to take the advantage of the shift of global economy. Then, this article will show you some good resources that will help you handle the complexities in global scm. Global supply chain environment is dynamic and many issues changes quickly.

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What to Expect in the Coming Year: Supply Chain Matters 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog unveils the first five 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. On an annual basis, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group provides a series of supply chain management predictions for the coming year.

SCM Global 50: Best Global Supply Chain Blogs 2014

Supply Chain Opz

Managing the smooth flow of material and information in global supply chain context has been a business challenge for many years and many companies tries to find the new ways to take the advantage of the shift of global economy.

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Globalization Still Needed to Bring Millions out of Poverty

Enterra Insights

Globalization’s opponents in the emerging markets and developing countries have been joined by tens of millions in the advanced countries,” … Continued. The post Globalization Still Needed to Bring Millions out of Poverty appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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2018 Outlook: The Year Global Shipping Embraces Artificial Intelligence

Talking Logistics

Podcast version (click to play): The post 2018 Outlook: The Year Global Shipping Embraces Artificial Intelligence appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Global Supply Chain Management

Enterra Insights

The post Global Supply Chain Management appeared first on Enterra Solutions. “Supply chains are a highly-complex, yet very necessary, ingredient to nearly any successful business venture,” asserts Keith Peterson, Ph.D. Halo_BI), … Continued.

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A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

As shippers of all sizes expand their global sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution operations, they have to navigate the complexities involved with global transportation management. What are the main challenges global shippers face today? “It Ten years ago they might have had $1 billion in global revenues and today they’re at $10 billion after multiple acquisitions in different regions, [which creates its own set of challenges].

Seeing the Bigger Picture: How a Global Trade Network Can Create More Accurate KPIs

Talking Logistics

When you connect to a global trade network (GTN), you can benchmark your company’s performance against the performance of all the shippers in the network. By using the data in a global trade network to benchmark company performance metrics, you’re provided with a much clearer picture as to how well the company is performing. This is where you can begin to leverage the information produced by the larger global trade network.

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