Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution

Achieving an agile supply chain

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Global markets are apt to change at a moment’s notice, often a result of dramatic shifts in consumer demand and availability of products – as can be seen most recently, in the restriction in component supply due to global lockdown. Supply chain resilience has never been more important.


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Researchers use tweets to Analyse supply chain issues

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

"The global supply chain has been significantly impacted by COVID-19," according to Michael Wilson, vice president of marketing and packaging at AFFLINK, the sales and marketing organisation for distributors in the US

Supply chain attacks on the rise as one of the biggest new threat vectors as organisations scramble to close gaps

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

the cloud-delivered endpoint protection solutions provider, has announced the results of its global supply chain survey, Securing the Supply Chain, produced by independent research firm Vanson Bourne CrowdStrike Inc.,

The Keys to Business Continuity Planning

Speaker: Ron Spiteri, Director of TXM Lean Solutions

The pandemic has been the most significant disruption to global supply chains since the dawn of the industrial world. A key learning of this disruption has been the need for business continuity planning to mitigate future disruptions, which we know will come. Join Ron Spiteri of TXM Lean Solutions, and learn the key steps to take control of your supply chain risks.

Reconsidering Global Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Rising nationalism, the protectionism it spawned, and the coronavirus pandemic forced many companies to reexamine their global supply chains. Even before protectionism and pandemic were considerations, I argued that globalization is evolving into regionalization. Flows of services and data now play a much bigger role in tying the global economy together.”[1] But over the last two centuries trade has exploded and transformed the global economy.”[3]

CSR Initiatives in the Global Supply Chain

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The global supply chain industry has by default, a large environmental impact, through its carbon footprint. As part of the CMA CGM Group, CEVA Logistics has a global reach, which means that we can make a global difference. Julien Topenot, Global Head of CSR at CEVA Logistics.

China’s Electrical Grid Affects the Global Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

However, when power problems plague the world’s largest manufacturing country — China — the effects are global. It’s a problem that could last for months, straining the country’s economic recovery and weighing on global trade.”[3] The world runs on electricity.

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Localizing Global Supply Chains in a Globalized World

All Things Supply Chain

One specific country comes to mind when we think about… General Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability china demand environment environmental impact global supply chains globalisation globalization local supply chains localisation localization supply chain

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Global Supply Chains — A Source of Strength

Enterra Insights

At the beginning of the pandemic, some analysts believed the global supply chain was on the verge of breaking. “For the past few years, in many parts of the world, a protectionist mindset has been challenging the continuing trend of globalization.

The Pandemic Crisis Management Handbook for Procurement Managers

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a huge negative impact on the global economy. At these uncertain times, the c-suite alone cannot prepare an organization for this pandemic, there is much that procurement leaders can do to lessen the impact. The goal of this ebook is to give procurement leaders a sense of why it is time for them to step up and lead, how to turn their challenges into opportunities, tasks they can perform to tackle this pandemic, and tools they can use to collaborate better and enhance spend visibility.

The Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on Global Trade

Talking Logistics

In recent months, we have watched the world come to a standstill globally, forcing individuals and businesses to hit pause as the COVID-19 pandemic has touched every corner of the economy. Read more The Lasting Impact of COVID-19 on Global Trade.

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


But back to those containers… The cost of global shipping rises. Enter, a global container shortage. Logistics is global. The e-commerce impact (no free shipping for global freight). (AKA why that couch you ordered isn’t here…and isn’t getting here tomorrow).

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2021 Has Felt Like One Big Peak Season: A Global Shipping Market Update

CH Robinson Logistics

For global freight shippers, managing disruption comes with the job. Ocean demand continues to exceed global capacity, with no sign of slowing down. In 2015, there were roughly 17 global ocean carriers. But the challenges of the last year have truly been out of the ordinary.

Global TMS - The Solution For Global Visibility


The demands for global supply chain visibility have never been greater than they are today. Over 80% of supply chain executives say that visibility is still their greatest problem

Control Tower and Visibility Solution Guide

Supply chain leaders face the daunting challenge of delivering cost-effective services against stiff industry competition. Discover why a unified and converged approach will make all the difference in running an efficient and cost-effective supply chain.

Is It Time to Rethink Globalized Supply Chains?

All Things Supply Chain

If you hear “global supply chain”, Chinese manufacturing likely flashes through your mind.

Global shipping congestion calls for greater visibility

The Supply Chain Journal

Capacity has just about reached its limit on the global stage as shippers and importers continue to brave exorbitant rates and ever-increasing tightness. It’s no longer wise to stick to your guns as volatility, both domestic and global, has shattered the status quo.

Global Supply Chains Explore New Opportunities with Increased Visibility

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Global Supply Chains Explore New Opportunities with Increased Visibility. Understand how visibility has afforded more opportunities and saved costs in global supply chains. 24 SEPTEMBER 2020 | 11am (SGT).

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Blume Global lands $500M valuation with Bridgepoint deal

The Supply Chain Journal

Cloud-based logistics company Blume Global announced Wednesday it has raised new equity from Bridgepoint Group to continue its work to digitize customers’ supply chains, driving down waste and inefficiencies through automation and visibility applications.

Flex LtD Empowers Customers to Optimize their Businesses

Many companies are being forced to retire their former supply chain solutions to meet demand. For a worldwide company like Flex Ltd, accepting change and using a new supply chain orchestration platform opened the door to success.

Three key challenges for global supply chains

IT Supply Chain

The post Three key challenges for global supply chains appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Neil Ballinger (pictured). Head of EMEA, EU Automation. Industry Talk

How does global supply chain emissions tracking level playing field?

The Supply Chain Journal

The Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC) is a partnership steered by the Amsterdam-based SFC. The GLEC Framework is] the only globally harmonized methodology for greenhouse gas reporting across multimodal supply chains. …

Amplify the Value of Global F&B Networks with Scenario Planning


Tillamook’s achievements during a highly volatile time are certainly reflective of what our global ecosystem of Logility customers experiences every day.

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.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

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. Initially companies believe regional planning systems easily adapt to become global, but they quickly learn otherwise and hit roadblocks. Five Lessons in Building Global Planning Organizations.

Global Supply Chain Recovery Dependent On A Vaccine

Supply Chain Shaman

The global economy rebound from COVID-19 hinges on the discovery and manufacture of an effective vaccine. The global supply chain recovery depends on a vaccine, but I expect the distribution cycle to be longer than the discovery phase. When There Is A Vaccine Think Global.

Global Logistics Outlook: 2019


Guest Post: Mike Greco, Senior Vice President of Global Logistics When you look back at some of the major trade decisions made in 2018, we see a continuing volatility in the global markets going into the new year. Global Supply Chain 3pl Freight Forwarding Global Logistics

The impact of a global Supply Chain

Prophetic Technology

The Global Supply Chain (SC) arises from the need to incorporate worldwide suppliers, production and distribution processes, and then exporting final products to many destinations worldwide using different means of transport.

Tradeshift Index of Global Trade Health Q1 2021

Tradeshift’s Index of Global Trade Health analyses anonymized transaction data flowing across our platform to reveal a timely perspective of how external events are impacting business-to-business commerce.

Viterra Initiates Global Digital Transformation Program with Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA Quintiq

DELMIA Quintiq

Viterra , formally Glencore Agriculture, a global leader in the sourcing, handling, processing and marketing of agricultural commodities and products, has started a global digital transformation program to improve and accelerate its business decisions.

Echo Global being acquired by private equity firm Jordan Co.

The Supply Chain Journal

It looks like Wall Street was undervaluing Echo Global Logistics. Business Company earnings Finance Logistics/Supply Chains News Top Stories Echo Global Logistics The Jordan CompanyIn a deal announced Friday morning, the private equity firm Jordan Co.,

Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society (LSCMS), Supply and Distribution Group Launches Global Logistics Service Provider Benchmarking Index

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The first index of its kind to be released globally, it will not be vendor sponsored but rather driven by the real and accurate feedback provided by major shippers.

Is Globalization Changing or Dying? Part One.

Enterra Insights

When media outlets like The Economist and Financial Times start publishing eulogies for globalization, you know something has changed on the world stage. Economist journalists bluntly ask, “Has covid-19 killed globalization?”[1] ”[1] They note, “Even before the pandemic, globalization was in trouble. Global goods trade is in freefall. What we lose if globalization dies. Around the world, public opinion is shifting away from globalization.

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Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?