Steps Government Can Take To Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

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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.

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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).

Unhappy Customers? It May be a Data Governance Issue

CHAINalytics

It May be a Data Governance Issue appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Feature Supply Chain Consulting Supply Chain Operations data governance data governance process E-Commerce Logistics Operations master data master data management new product introduction online fulfillmentMy wife and I recently visited a local store to buy some end-of-season patio furniture. This particular retailer scoops up end-of-season items from home improvement stores.

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.

Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

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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.

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

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

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.

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 Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

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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

Barriers to Entry in Government Markets

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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

Top 3 Key Data Governance Challenges in Retail Industry and Solutions

Vinculum

At the outset of this global crisis, data governance is even more crucial for retail giants. And, data governance plays a critical role in the success of a retailer’s e-presence, ultimate sales, and revenue boost. An all-encompassing data governance application is the ultimate solution!

UK government considers supply chain deforestation law

EFT

The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is consulting on whether or not the government should introduce a new law requiring businesses to ensure that forest-risk commodities they use have been produced legally. The UK government is also seeking public input.

US Government Takes Action to Secure National Security and Domestic Economy

American Global Logistics

The post US Government Takes Action to Secure National Security and Domestic Economy appeared first on AGL. On February 24, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order (E.O.) 14017, America’s Supply Chains. 14017’s primary purpose is to’ “…strengthen the resilience of America’s supply chains”. As written about here before and elsewhere, Covid-19 exposed the vulnerabilities of global supply chains. In the U.S., those weaknesses negatively affected U.S.

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.

Modernizing Government through eProcurement

ivalua

The post Modernizing Government through eProcurement 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.

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.

COVID-19 recovery: Could the government help to fund your warehouse technology improvements?

IT Supply Chain

The post COVID-19 recovery: Could the government help to fund your warehouse technology improvements? By Eric Carter (pictured). Solutions Architect, Indigo Software. appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

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

Keys to Data Governance in Retail – The Challenges & Solutions!

Vinculum

Now, let’s have a quick peek into the major data governance challenges pertaining to the retail industry. For instance, the data governance team needs to have a holistic and unified view of data pertaining to the customer purchase order, available inventory, order shipping details, etc.

UK government stance angers logistics companies

EFT

The industry has repeatedly said a lack of relevant information and guidance from government is preventing companies planning properly for the end of the Brexit transition period but Gove wrote:“The period of disruption for the reasonable worse-case scenario is predicated on assumptions for how traders and hauliers would respond to this scenario.

How the UK Government can deliver on their flu jab promise

IT Supply Chain

The post How the UK Government can deliver on their flu jab promise appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Madhav Durbha (pictured). Group VP, LLamasoft. Industry Talk

The Government must create rapid response supply chains in case of a second wave

IT Supply Chain

The post The Government must create rapid response supply chains in case of a second wave appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Matthew Woodcock (pictured). Director at LLamasoft.

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.

U.S. Government Poised To Award ‘Commercial Platforms’ Contracts That Will Open Online Marketplaces To Federal Purchasers

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.

Steps for industry and government to prepare for the Coronavirus

NC State SCRC

Governments must work closely with private industry, and cannot be relied on to be the sole responders to pandemic influenza. The primary mechanism for government-private industry coordination should occur at an industry forum level.