Steps Governments Can Take to Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain

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Needed: A National Governance Framework for Healthcare Supply Chains

NC State SCRC

We have been tossing around ideas… all of us have been on the front lines dealing with the COVID crisis in healthcare supply chains: PPE, masks, testing kits, disinfectants, testing kits, and of course, healthcare providers who are burning out quickly.

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.

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.

Supply Chain Recognition in Times of Disruption

DELMIA Quintiq

Supply Chains and Integrated Logistics. The crisis generated by Covid-19 brought as one of its aspects, the notion of the extension of supply chains and integrated logistics, its impacts on the businesses of the companies, and the lives of people.

Five Things I Have Learned About Global Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

Regional supply chain companies are attempting to define global requirements. They are well versed in requirements for regional supply chain planning, but they are attempting to redefine their processes and be more global. Supply chain planning is decision support.

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

Talking Logistics

When referring to supply chain resilience, the causes of disruption vary widely in scale and emphasize the unpredictability and severity of the events. We know transportation plays an important role in the supply chain – it’s the line in a flow diagram between the little buildings and smoke stacks – and transportation disruptions happen on a daily basis. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - LeanLogistics Supply Chain Risk Management LeanLogistics resilienc

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. But as every astute supply manager knows , supply market intelligence is the key to establishing a competitive and highly performing supply base. A new product offering by the Pubic Spend Forum provides government buyers with a new, free tool to conduct market intelligence.

Government Regulations Lead To Denser Labels

Loftware

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.

3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020

AIMMS

What’s on the horizon for supply chain professionals? Many are relying on advanced analytics to optimize their supply chain for sustainability. Many are relying on advanced analytics to optimize their supply chain for sustainability – Tweet this.

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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.

Coronavirus reminds us to review supply chain continuity plans

NC State SCRC

The most critical outcome of this issue is the tragic loss of life, but for those who work in supply chains, it is also a time to “dust off” your business continuity plans, and begin to think through how the virus may spread and impact your business enterprise.

McDonald’s Mesoamérica Supply Chain Response to COVID-19

ToolsGroup

Businesses around the world are learning to adapt as best they can to the COVID-19 supply chain impact. Unpredictable consumer behavior in response to macro events creates demand volatility in every link of global supply chains.

The Branded Supply Chain

DELMIA Quintiq

What do H&M and Whirlpool know about supply chains that many of their competitors don’t? It is that world-class supply chains embody world-class brands by delivering to the customers the promises made and stories told by their marketing departments.

Top 3 Key Data Governance Challenges in Retail Industry and Solutions

Vinculum

With most manufacturing units/factories being shut down, supply chains have been disrupted leading to auxiliary crises. The retail industry has been impacted the most due to the disrupted supply chain. Such data are interlinked and seem to have a chain effect.

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.

Strong Supply Chains Required For an Economic Rebound: Six Steps To Take

Supply Chain Shaman

My last post on the Supply Chain Shaman blog was forty-five days ago. Then it was the redefinition of the supply chain for the global shutdowns Sick with the virus; I spent my energies writing and moderating podcasts. Let’s learn and apply it to supply chain management.

A perfect supply chain?

Kinaxis

by Matt Benson If your 3PL supply chain problem was to deliver 400,000 items daily from supplier to customer and your on-time in full metric was a six-sigma target standard of 1 failure per million, how would you do it? Do you have a Dabawalla process and a simple supply chain?

Drone delivery coming soon to a supply chain near you

Kinaxis

by Ilyas Kucukcay The concept of a drone was not something we gave much thought too just a few years ago—except for the applications of the military-related operations, much less drones in supply chains as product delivery mechanisms. Drone delivery in supply chains and their impact.

Supply Chain Control Towers

Enterra Insights

When the move toward supply chain digitization began, the control tower analogy seemed like a natural step in the process. Here’s the rub: Beyond the name, airport and supply chain control towers have little in common. Supply chain control towers have few standards, often lack needed information, and often have to deal with global operations. ”[2] His answer, “From my perspective it must be a holistic supply chain solution.”

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.

L’Oréal: A Case Study in Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

At the Supply Chain Global Summit 2018 , Francois discussed the impact of digitalization, Industry 4.0, and L’Oréal’s approach to business that has allowed the company to continuously rank as a Supply Chains to Admire winner for four consecutive years.

Building a Bimodal Supply Chain

Kinaxis

Your supply chain and S&OP process isn’t immune to the impacts. Keeping up with digitization, big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) requires a supply chain that’s flexible, scalable and adaptable. by Alexa Cheater Innovate to survive.

Three Ways Government Can Champion IoT-Wired Supply Chains

TMC

The Internet of Things (IoT) is rewiring supply chains, yet we are only at the beginning of this journey. 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.

Big Ideas in Supply Chain | Keysight Technologies: Risk recovery after a natural disaster

Kinaxis

by Sarah Harkins Imagine that three natural disasters hit your global supply chain within three years. Between 2015 and 2016, earthquakes in Japan and explosions at a container storage station in China affected parts of the company’s supply chain.

The Amazing Supply Chain of Medical Supplies during the coronavirus pandemic

All Things Supply Chain

The coronavirus pandemic has caused widespread disruption to supply chains since the end of January. This is mainly because of measures put in place by governments to stop the spread… Amazing Supply Chain General amazing supply chain coronavirus

Amazon supply chain management pushes retail to the limit

Kinaxis

When it comes to supply chain excellence, particularly in the retail sector, there is one behemoth dominating the landscape: Amazon. That means fostering supply chain capabilities focused on just such an outcome. by Alexa Cheater How to overcome the Amazon effect.

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The Toilet Paper Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! In light of the current situation we thought it was time to learn more about the Toilet Paper Supply Chain. Supply. Supply and Demand in Balance.

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.

The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality

Kinaxis

And whether you realize it or not, the garment industry supply chain is changing – both for the better and for the worse. This really speaks to the heart of the issue – global supply chain visibility and transparency. Governments are starting to get involved.

The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Two recent reports highlight the growing threat of cyber-terrorism on supply chains. First, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report last month focused on the need for better port cybersecurity. Simply put, hackers are embedding malware in handheld barcode scanners made in China to steal supply chain information and infiltrate enterprise systems.

Supply Chain Quality: A Driver for Digital Transformation

Talking Logistics

Commercialization strategies evolve, supply chains expand, and production rates accelerate. Today’s challenge is to lower the finished product defect rate by emphasizing supply chain quality. A digital transformation of the supply chain is needed to integrate quality attributes into the products we buy, move, and sell through the supply chain. The only way to take control of your future is to double down on quality.

Ecosystems vs. Supply Chains

SCM Research

2018 ) define an ecosystem as “a set of actors with varying degrees of multilateral, nongeneric complementarities that are not fully hierarchically controlled” From their research it becomes apparent why and when ecosystems emerge, and what makes them distinct from other governance forms, including markets, alliances, or hierarchically managed supply chains. based arrangements or vertically integrated supply chains” Jacobides, M.

Squirrelling Away – How panic buying is affecting the supply chain

All Things Supply Chain

Scared that their Government is, if it hasn’t already, going to implement a military style “total lockdown” to… General Procurement Management Supply Chain Management coronavirus procurement management supply chain management