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.

Top 3 Key Data Governance Challenges in Retail Industry and Solutions

Vinculum

Inadequate inventory, uncertainties pertaining to logistics, resultant shipping delays are some of the over-the-top challenges encountered by the retail industry. At the outset of this global crisis, data governance is even more crucial for retail giants.

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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 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. The post How The Government Shutdown Effects Logistics appeared first on CargoBarn

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.

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.

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? How well are your existing logistics processes and technologies protecting you from negative consequences stemming from this impasse that shows no signs of imminent resolution? However, numerous critical processes have been shut down leading to delays in customs clearing at ports as government employees are placed on furlough.

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?

Space: The final logistics and supply chain management frontier

Kinaxis

by Ilyas Kucukcay Recent advancements in the space launch market may indicate an increased need for logistics and supply chain management in outer space operations. Space Logistics and Supply Chain.

Optimizing logistics: One wild ride

DELMIA Quintiq

In logistics, everyone has a plan. Some logistics professionals, though, ride the supply chain like a bucking bronco – hanging on for dear life, taking different twists and turns to avoid potential disaster when something goes wrong, and being proud that they made it through another day.

5 Things to Know About U.S.-Mexico Logistics

Talking Logistics

Assuming current trends hold, and NAFTA remains largely intact, here are five things to consider when managing cross-border logistics between the United States and Mexico: 1. government has similar restrictions for Mexican carriers.

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Data is the New Fuel for Transportation and Logistics

Descartes

While The Economist article was referring to consumer data and the big ecommerce players, the same transition is taking place in transportation and logistics. In particular, in the last five years, the emergence of APIs, logistics networks, and analytics have started to unlock value of dat

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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. blockchain #technology #digital #supplychainmanagement #logistics.

How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics

Cerasis

In the process, driverless cars will join a number of technologies that will have an equally profound effect on logistics in the next decade. Driverless Vehicles and Logistics. Another emerging technology that has the potential to support logistics is digital dealerships.

3 More Advanced Technology Trends in Logistics in 2016: Welcome to the Hyperconnected Logistics Industry

Cerasis

This is due in part to significant changes and improvements in how the logistics industry perceives and responds to the demands of a growing customer base. Once, RFID sensors were out of a reasonable range for most logistics providers and shipper to use throughout the shipment journey.

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Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2019)

Talking Logistics

Based on the top Talking Logistics posts and videos this quarter, it’s clear that transportation management remains a hot topic of interest — everything from how to navigate the twists and turns of the market to how to leverage transportation management systems (TMS) and emerging technologies to drive continuous improvement. The post Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q1 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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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.

Blockchain and Reverse Logistics: Recapturing Costs and More

Cerasis

The costs of reverse logistics amount to more than $750 billion per year, and the demand for reverse logistics has risen in recent years with the rise of e-commerce. This is why blockchain in reverse logistics go well together. Blockchain Reverse Logistics

Horizontal Alliances between Logistics Service Providers

SCM Research

In our new article, The Interplay of Different Types of Governance in Horizontal Cooperations: A View on Logistics Service Providers , we take a look at horizontal relationships. Particularly, our research analyzes the influence of contractual governance on the effectiveness of two types of operational governance (a formal and a relational type). The Interplay of Different Types of Governance in Horizontal Cooperations: A View on Logistics Service Providers.

Sustainability in Logistics: Shippers Step up Initiatives to Combat 3 Obstacles

Cerasis

Near and far, logistics providers and shippers are renewing their focus on sustainability to build the manufacturing giants of tomorrow. As explained by Bob Trebilcock , sustainability in logistics initiatives are ranked as “very important” for up to 40.6

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.

Coronavirus reminds us to review supply chain continuity plans

NC State SCRC

As a result, governments must work collaboratively with its private sector partners in order to respond to and limit major systematic disruptions caused by a potential disaster. In the report I proposed four stages of planning: Supply Chain Team Governance.

4 Important Benefits of a Sustainable Reverse Logistics Strategy

Cerasis

Businesses must decide which routes to use, where to manufacture products, and whether to employ the use of a third party logistics provider. However, one of the most important aspects of supply chain strategies is often overlooked: the reverse supply chain (also referred to as reverse logistics ). Basically, reverse logistics in the supply chain revolves around dealing with end-of-life, malfunctioning, or hardware upgrades.

4 Benefits of the Use of Bluetooth Technologies in Logistics

Cerasis

However, Bluetooth technologies are creating a subset of the IoT, expanding its benefits and use among shipping and logistics providers. In reality, there are millions of reasons to use Bluetooth-enabled technologies within the shipping and logistics industry.

6 More Logistics Technology Trends Enabling Success in 2018

Cerasis

In today’s blog post we continue our look at the logistics technology trends that will shape 2018. In this post, will go to how shippers and logistics providers will lean on 6 more trends to make gains in the months to come. Logistics Service Providers Will Increase Mobile App Adoption.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 22-26, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Swipe, click, this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Google Spinoff’s Drone Delivery Business First to Get FAA Approval (Bloomberg) Amazon to invest $800 million to make one-day free shipping the standard for Prime members (WSJ – sub.

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. So, the ball is in the court of those industries and their governing bodies to come up with their own sustainability goals and plans. The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent. Netflix Developing Original Series About Logistics Called “D is for Drones”.

This Week in Logistics News (June 11-15, 2018)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Home Depot Sets $1.2 Report: FAA Stands in the Way of Commercial Drone Use (Government Technology). Capstone Logistics acquires LoadDelivered, Logistical Labs (CCJ).

Global Logistics Outlook: 2019

NFI

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

How 5 Emerging Technologies Will Change the Services of 3rd Party Logistics Providers

Cerasis

Yesterday, we started our series on the effects of emerging technologies on 3rd party logistics providers by speaking about the future of logistics technology and if 3rd party logistics providers are prepared. So how is it going to affect logistics and supply chain management?

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Back at work, getting caught up on all of the supply chain and logistics news from the past two weeks. Technically the solution (by Maersk and IBM) could be a good platform, but it will require a governance that makes it an industry platform and not just a platform for Maersk and IBM.

The Human Rights Debacle — How the Logistics Industry Can Stay Mindful

All Things Supply Chain

These guidelines state governments enact laws to prevent employers from taking advantage of… Logistics logistics logistics management supply chainIn 2011, the UN Human Rights Council developed the first international corporate guidelines for respecting human rights.

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

NC State SCRC

There are systems directors in both the procurement and logistics/planning teams. 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. All of these groups (supply chain IT, systems, supply chain analytics, planning and logistics analytics) participate in the Supply Chain Director’s Council.

Disrupting Logistics: 4 Innovative Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018

Techgistics

The global logistics market is predicted to reach US 15.5 As a result, venture capital has poured into logistics startups over the last few years in an attempt to digitize the supply chain. blockchain decentralized last mile logistics Same Day Delivery supply chain