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.

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the Government Shutdown

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!

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).

Optimize Supply Chain Network Capacity Utilization for Manufacturing Competitiveness

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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.

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

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!

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 IT: A One Billion ERP and Logistics Systems Failure Still in the Light and Has Anything Been Learned?

Supply Chain Matters

Air Force ERP system Federal Government IT supply chain and B2B technology influencer Bob Ferrari''s blog supply chain insights Supply chain Matters blog supply_chain_matters In December of 2012, Supply Chain Matters featured a commentary: A Billion Dollar Failed-Software Implementation-Why?

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

Companies will need to create strategies for data governance, and then create long-term views of how to leverage it. Supply Chain Data Maturity A Guide to Transformation. How Mature is Your Supply Chain? Digital transformation is now a central theme in the industry. This isn’t.

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

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?

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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Gov’t Shutdown May Drive Consumers to More Transparent, Trustworthy Food Brands

Supply Chain @ MIT

One of the casualties of the longest federal government shutdown in US history is consumer trust, and especially trust in government to safeguard the nation’s food supplies. Featured Security Strategy Federal government shutdown food safety MIT Sustainable Supply Chains Reputational risk Safeguarding food supply chains

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

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

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.

Supply Chain News on Amid Never Ending Truck Driver Shortage, Government and Carriers Look to Expand the Pool

Supply Chain Digest

Industry Looks to Minorities, Women, and Most Controversially Younger Drivers

What Transportation Professionals Should Know in the Event of a Government Shutdown

Transportfolio

What Transportation Professionals Should Know in the Event of a Government Shutdown | Transportfolio. Can we draw any lessons from the 2013 government shutdown? If the federal government shutdown starts on April 29, 2017, then the first missed update would be Monday, May 1, 2017.

Green Supply Chain News on The Growing Requirement for Corporate Environmental, Social and Governance Reporting

Supply Chain Digest

Investment Analyst Takes a Look at What Leading US Retailers are Reporting

FDA Expected to Issue Final DSCSA Rule Governing Distributors and 3PLs

Loftware

The FDA is expected to issue a final rule clearing up regulations of 3PLs under the. DSCSA. DSCSA Pharma Labeling

The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

First, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report last month focused on the need for better port cybersecurity. Supply Chain Risk Management cyber terrorism Europol port cybersecurity port security TrapX Security United States Government Accountability Office Two recent reports highlight the growing threat of cyber-terrorism on supply chains.

This Week in Logistics News (October 7-11, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Federal Government Shutdown Starts to Crimp Trade ( Wall Street Journal ). government shutdown is having an impact on global trade. There’s lots going on today, so let’s go straight to the news. Freight Shipments Rose 0.4% in August from July.

Government Update: The Latest on CSA

Transportfolio

The post Government Update: The Latest on CSA appeared first on Transportfolio. Today, FMCSA announced that new screenshots to display motor carrier BASIC data, proposed in November 2013, will go live on August 2, 2014. Last year, I wrote a blog describing these changes.