How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Talking Logistics

Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry. While the government shut down most directly affects the thousands of employees not receiving paychecks, others are beginning to feel the effects too.

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).

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the Government Shutdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Unlike past government shutdowns, the December 2018 edition is a partial shutdown that will have little immediately impact on the daily lives of supply chain professionals. Overall, supply chain professionals will notice little disruption if the government shutdown lasts less than 2 weeks.

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!

Blockchain and Information Governance! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Blockchain technology could enhance information governance in numerous ways. As you are reading this article, there are already several startups launching blockchain-based information governance solutions. The post Blockchain and Information Governance! Subscribe Here!

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the Government Shutdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Unlike past government shutdowns, the December 2018 edition is a partial shutdown that will have little immediate impact on the daily lives of supply chain professionals. Overall, supply chain professionals will notice little disruption if the government shutdown lasts less than 2 weeks.

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.

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

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.

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.

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Possibility of a Government Shutdown

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for the Possibility of a Government Shutdown. Most congressional watchers are predicting that the federal government will shut down for at least a short period of time before the end of the year. Can we draw any lessons from the 2013 government shutdown?

Why You Need a Data Governance Framework

HICX Solutions

Data governance, as you might have guessed, is the governance of data. However, while data governance as a concept is fairly easy to define, it’s not quite as simple as it sounds when you really start to look into it. What are the benefits of a data governance framework?

3rd Australian Government Procurement Summit – 27 – 29 August 2019

ivalua

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Why Solid Project Governance – or Lack of It – Spells Success or Failure in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

Nobody will make a blockbuster movie out of this true story because project governance isn’t a particularly glamorous topic. The three main elements of project governance are basic questions to be answered: What do we want to do? But good project governance saves time and money by making sure you stay organized and focused. Without good communication and a clear governance structure in place, these turnarounds might not have been possible.

Government Procurement Guide for Schools

AFFLINK

Consequently, the government procurement process can be complex and will often need to be streamlined to cut costs. Starting Government Procurement: RFPs. For schools, the government procurement process begins with RFPs: a request for proposal. Establishing Government Contracts.

Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

TMC

As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead. But there are certain wide-ranging supply chain issues in need of attention that may not be on governments’ radar.

Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?

TMC

Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting? The Internet of Things (IoT) is triggering changes that cross corporate silos and force companies to look holistically at their end-to-end supply chain practices—can governments do the same?

U.S. Government Explores Artificial Intelligence

Enterra Insights

Government has long been a backer of artificial intelligence (AI) projects. Government Explores Artificial Intelligence appeared first on Enterra Solutions. The U.S. “Public monies have been invested in a … Continued. The post U.S.

S&OP: Can You Make Decisions at the Speed of Business?

Supply Chain Shaman

Governance. As the supply chain becomes more automated and less dependent on spreadsheets, governance grows in importance. As the supply chain becomes more and more automated, governance clarity becomes more and more important. Yawn.

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Five Things I Have Learned About Global Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

The third issue is the lack of understanding that global processes–to maximize the economies of scale in transportation and material buying–need strong governance. The bad news is there was no well-defined governance and cadence of the business process.

Data Governance is real success story in analytics.

NC State SCRC

I recently published a white paper with Balaji Soundararajan and Joe Yacura, focused on the topic of data governance. Given the volume of data and the expectations of quality, value and speed; procurement organizations need a strong “Data Governance” program in place. Data Governance” Institute). Further, there is little clarity on what is meant by the term ““Data Governance””, and no widespread agreement about who is responsible for it.

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

Responding to large-scale crises such as the Ebola outbreak requires government resources. I’m no fan of Big Government, but there are some cases where a system-wide view is much more efficient than a localized, distributed view.

Visibility: If Only I Could See

Supply Chain Shaman

Network of Networks New technologies analytics control data governance supply chain visibilityMy phone rang. Consultants, technologists and ex-analysts called to challenge my position in my last post focused on control towers. I love this type of debate.

How Will New Government Policies Impact the Transportation Industry?

Cerasis

However, the new administration’s actions to date have not yet brought the relief that so many have wished for but the transportation industry is looking forward to any new government policies that may impact the industry for the better. Both President Obama and President Trump believed that public-private partnerships between government entities and private companies should be used to pay for projects that need to be addressed.

U.S. Government Shutdown 2018

Loginext

government shut down at midnight on Friday, 19th January, 2018, after Democrats and Republicans, locked in a bitter dispute over immigration and border security, failed to agree on a last-minute deal to fund its operations. The U.S. Democratic leaders wanted to include protections from deportation for about 700,000 undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children.

Sharing is caring–the whole of Victorian government API Platform

Axway

Having been involved literally from day 0, it was a humbling and gratifying experience to witness the public announcement of the Whole of Victorian Government API Portal (WoVG) launch last week in Australia. Victorian Government API Portal. The shared WoVG … AMPLIFY products API Management Others AMPLIFY API Management api

Developing an Analytics Strategy Starts with Data Governance and Business Intelligence

NC State SCRC

An important differentiation between data governance, business intelligence, business analytics cognitive analytics and predictive analytics is needed as a basis for building a digital supply chain strategy. Data Governance” is the exercise of authority and control (planning, monitoring, and enforcement) over the management of data assets. [1] A data governance program can provide many benefits, including, Increasing the value of your existing data by identifying ways to utilize it.

Lean and Agile Performance Measurement Governance (Part 1)

Supply Chain Nation

At a recent industry conference, I asked my 80-plus audience to raise their hands if they were “OK” with the current status of their performance measurement governance practices – including Metrics Identification, Measuring, Tracking, and Controlling.

How does the government shutdown affect trucking?

DAT Solutions

The government shutdown started December 22, and it's already the longest in U.S. Some government services are suspended, and others are just slower than usual. Has the government shutdown made a difference in your work or your personal life?

Government’s no-deal Brexit report shows it's now or never for organisations to prepare their supply chains

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The government’s Brexit impact assessment has laid bare everything organisations have been worried about By Alex Saric, smart procurement expert at Ivalua.

Connected World, Growing Opportunity: How Governments Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Connected World, Growing Opportunity: How Governments Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains.Transportfolio. As innovation gains speed, there are broad supply chain issues that governments need to address in order to take full advantage of the incredible opportunities that lie ahead.

Government Intervention Lowers Risk in Global Supply Chains

ModusLink Corporation

Governments, Industry Must Stop Electronics Counterfeiting

Loftware

Counterfeit electronics can pose a threat to the end customer - and not just to their pocketbooks. Electronics Counterfeiting

Best Practice: Creating a Governance Mechanism for Analytical Learning in Organizations

NC State SCRC

An important governance mechanism that drives analytical process is the Supply Chain Director’s Council, whose mandate is to focus on the availability and ability of the supply chain to deliver parts and core finished goods to customers. I recently interviewed a large semiconductor company that developed a cross-enterprise initiative to drive analytical learning across its entire supply chain. The company established a supply chain IT organization that reports up to the CIO.

What the Government Shutdown Means for Transportation Operations

Kuebix

As we enter day 32 of the government shutdown, it was reported in the WSJ that agencies that oversee the flow of goods are starting to cut back services and working hours at some sites, raising concerns that delays can spread. The post What the Government Shutdown Means for Transportation Operations appeared first on Kuebix.