Call to action: Governments’ commitment vital to decarbonize shipping by 2050

The Supply Chain Journal

The phrases “global level playing field” and “commercially viable” were mentioned several times during a launch event Wednesday that called for governments around the world to act on climate change and commit to decarbonizing the shipping sector by 2050.

The Governance of Global Value Chains

SCM Research

Gereffi, Humphrey and Sturgeon (2005) take a transaction-based political economy perspective to explain The Governance of Global Value Chains. To do so, three variables (complexity of transactions, ability to codify transactions, capabilities in the supply base) are identified, and combinations of the values of these variables constitute the structure of global value chains, leading to five types of governance (market, modular, relational, captive, hierarchy).

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Outdated TLS certificates are leaving government bodies insecure

IT Supply Chain

The post Outdated TLS certificates are leaving government bodies insecure appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Tim Callan (pictured). Chief Compliance Officer at Sectigo. Industry Talk

Budget ‘buries the hatchet’ between supply chain companies & Government

IT Supply Chain

The post Budget ‘buries the hatchet’ between supply chain companies & Government appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By David Jinks M.I.L.T. pictured). Head of Consumer Research, ParcelHero.

Conquering COVID-19: An Assault Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain Distribution

Distributing COVID-19 vaccines will require the involvement of governments, NGO's logistics companies and other stakeholders. Written by the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society in collaboration with IDC, with input from other organisations, this blueprint looks at the factors and issues that will need to be addressed from a supply chain perspective and the Vaccine Distribution Ecosystem (VDE) required to do so.

Government says you must continue to supply insolvent customers

IT Supply Chain

The post Government says you must continue to supply insolvent customers appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Lindsay Ellis (pictured). Partner & Commercial Law Team Head at Wright Hassall.

Freight economist to government: Stay out of ocean shipping mess

The Supply Chain Journal

Calls for the U.S.

Federal government inks contracts for $1.8B in rapid tests

The Supply Chain Journal

In total, all the recent contracts could result in up to 450 million tests for the federal government — or slightly more than one test per person in the U.S. Earlier this year, European Union governments blocked the export of COVID-19 vaccines to Australia, according to Reuters.

Government’s Big Move to Electronic Marketplaces

NC State SCRC

I was recently involved in a research discussion with Chris Yukins of George WAshington University’s Law School’s Government Procurement Program, and Thomas Kull from Arizona State University, exploring the impact of the rise of electronic marketplaces in government procurement. In the Thomson Reuters publication “ The Government Contractor “, we review some key changes coming to government acquisition.

It’s refreshing to see government agencies recognising the dangers VPNs bring to a company

IT Supply Chain

The post It’s refreshing to see government agencies recognising the dangers VPNs bring to a company appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Jason Garbis (pictured). Chief Product Officer at Appgate.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Montreal port to resume cargo activity after government strike intervention

The Supply Chain Journal

after the Canadian government forced an end to a strike by longshoremen, but it could take several days to work through freight backlogs and longer to resume normal operations, the port authority said. Container and bulk terminals at the Port of Montreal will open for business Monday at 7 A.M.

GovShop a new way to buy for government supply managers

NC State SCRC

For many years, government contract officers working at the local, state, and federal level, relied on a variety of different networks to search for qualified suppliers. A new product offering by the Pubic Spend Forum provides government buyers with a new, free tool to conduct market intelligence. And yet, one of the biggest issues negatively undermining government markets is the inability of government buyers and suppliers to find and engage commercially with one another!

Steps Government Can Take To Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

ivalua

The post Steps Government Can Take To Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

Lessons learned from Government’s Excel chaos?

IT Supply Chain

The post Lessons learned from Government’s Excel chaos? By Chris Greenwood (pictured). General UK&I Manager NetApp. appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Sustainability Trends That Will Make the Biggest Impact on Your Organization

Speaker: Jit Hinchman, Founder & President at Supply Chain Adviser™ and Sustainable Supply Chain Global Ambassador

Many companies are still reluctant to take on sustainability initiatives in their organizations. But in 2021 and on, making the switch to more sustainable decision-making can have some big business impacts. Join this incredible webinar with Jit Hinchman, Founder & President at Supply Chain Adviser™ and Sustainable Supply Chain Global Ambassador, to explore some trends in supply chain sustainability that may make your company rethink its current stance on technology, transparency, and overall operations.

Government’s ‘lily-livered’ compromise won’t scratch the surface of the EU driver problem

IT Supply Chain

The post Government’s ‘lily-livered’ compromise won’t scratch the surface of the EU driver problem appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By David Jinks M.I.L.T. pictured). ParcelHero’s Head of Consumer Research.

Government skills ‘revolution’ is letting tech companies off the hook

IT Supply Chain

The post Government skills ‘revolution’ is letting tech companies off the hook appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Venu Lambu (pictured). President of Global Markets, Mindtree.

Top 3 Challenges Facing Government Contractors Today (And How Mobile Barcoding for Deltek Can Help)

RFgen

Government spending is increasing, creating a positive outlook for contractors. To overcome these challenges and capitalize on growth opportunities, government contractors must prioritize automation technology like mobile barcoding. Overview.

Government Regulations Lead To Denser Labels

Loftware

Product labels are getting denser with new information, often due to regulations. We've written before about how the demands of a global economy have increased the need for more precise supply chain and product labeling. For instance, we noted that enterprise labeling is a crucial part of bimodal supply chains. Without clear labels, efficient supply chains struggle to function at maximum capacity. Labeling

U.S. Government Alert System Aims to Improve Semiconductor Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

An email alert system will help the Supply Chain Disruption Task Force coordinate resources to mitigate the global chip shortage

Industry, Governments Battle Computer Part Counterfeiting

Loftware

While the global supply chain has made accessing affordable hardware easier than ever before, it has also led to higher levels of counterfeiting. Electronics Counterfeiting computers

Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

ivalua

The post Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

Ivalua Partners with International Association for Data Quality, Governance and Analytics to Improve Procurement Decision-making

ivalua

27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ivalua, a global leader in Cloud Spend Management solutions, and the International Association for Data Quality, Governance and Analytics (IADQGA) today announced a partnership to improve the use of data in procurement and supply chain decisions.

Montreal port to resume cargo activity after government strike intervention

The Supply Chain Journal

after the Canadian government forced an end to a strike by longshoremen, but it could take several days to work through freight backlogs and longer to resume normal operations, the port authority said. Container and bulk terminals at the Port of Montreal will open for business Monday at 7 A.M.

UK government procurement overhaul is long overdue & will help drive sustainability

IT Supply Chain

The post UK government procurement overhaul is long overdue & will help drive sustainability appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Ian Thompson, (pictured). UK General Manager at Ivalua.

Government’s panicked easing of HGV driving test requirements is a dangerous reaction to the driver shortage

IT Supply Chain

The post Government’s panicked easing of HGV driving test requirements is a dangerous reaction to the driver shortage appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By David Jinks M.I.L.T pictured). ParcelHero’s Head of Consumer Research.

Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

ivalua

The post Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain appeared first on Ivalua

Government Shutdown Highlights Need for Flexible Transportation Management Software

Supply Chain Collaborator

How is the longest government shutdown in US history impacting your transportation logistics operations? The current partial US Government shutdown demonstrates the risk of unexpected events roiling supply chains beyond the more commonly experienced disruptors such as weather, war, labor issues, trade disputes, etc. However, numerous critical processes have been shut down leading to delays in customs clearing at ports as government employees are placed on furlough.

The Government acknowledges that IT systems are not ready for Brexit: border chaos looms

IT Supply Chain

The post The Government acknowledges that IT systems are not ready for Brexit: border chaos looms appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Mike Kiersey (pictured). Principal Technologist at Boomi.

How The Government Shutdown Effects Logistics

CargoBarn

The government shutdown is now entering day 34 , about a quarter of the government remains unfunded including the Department of Homeland Security. That will put the bidding process on hold, especially in states that receive a large share of their highway dollars from the federal government. The post How The Government Shutdown Effects Logistics appeared first on CargoBarn

Needed: A National Governance Framework for Healthcare Supply Chains

NC State SCRC

We have started to put together ideas on what a national governance framework would look like, which would begin by establishing a standing governance model for national disasters. Criteria for setting the governance process in motion – what triggers it?

Lessons Learned for Supply Chain Pandemic Planning Part 1: Governance and Risk Assessment

NC State SCRC

This report established number of lessons learned need to be considered and implemented into the fabric of federal, state, and local governments. Here we cover the first two categories: Governance and Risk Planning. Supply Chain Pandemic Governance.

How Government Procurement Is Different Now

ivalua

The post How Government Procurement Is Different Now appeared first on Ivalua

State of Arizona: Modernizing the Government Cooperative

ivalua

The post State of Arizona: Modernizing the Government Cooperative appeared first on Ivalua

From Hurricanes to Overthrown Governments to Potholes: Transportation and Supply Chain Resilience

Talking Logistics

The post From Hurricanes to Overthrown Governments to Potholes: Transportation and Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. When referring to supply chain resilience, the causes of disruption vary widely in scale and emphasize the unpredictability and severity of the events.