Brexit deal protects economy, but still much to do says Logistics UK

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU, but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole

Montreal-based ENERGY Transportation Group opens Chattanooga office

The Supply Chain Journal

On Tuesday , ENERGY Transportation Group, an asset-based third-party logistics firm headquartered in Montreal, announced the opening of its brokerage division in Chattanooga, Tennessee, furthering its penetration into the North American transportation ecosystem.


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Hub Group sees long-term growth potential for intermodal

The Supply Chain Journal

Government regulations such as drug and alcohol testing and electronic logs that restrict how many hours a driver can drive per day limit the number of truck drivers that a company can utilize, Hub Group ( NASDAQ: HUBG ) CEO Dave Yeager said. Hub Group sees brisk intermodal demand in 2021.

Rev Group Partners with Consus Global to Drive Supply Chain Efficiencies


REV Group embarked on its sourcing and procurement transformation earlier this year, which included four appointments to REV’s global sourcing and supply chain team, representing the Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation segments. ABOUT REV GROUP, INC.

Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

Supply Chains to Admire 2021

Supply Chain Insights

Supply chain is easier to say than define. The Supply Chains To Admire report analyzed improvement, performance, and value for the years 2011-2020. Twenty companies outperform their peer group. Abstract.

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Mullen Group acquires US 3PL QuadExpress for $40M

The Supply Chain Journal

Mullen Group has acquired Chicago-area 3PL QuadExpress for $40 million in a deal that gives one of Canada’s largest trucking and logistics companies its first U.S.-based market is key to the North American supply chain and we need to be there.

Dealing With The Supply Chain Gloppy Mess

Supply Chain Shaman

For the first in seven years, I was not heads-down preparing for The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Pre-pandemic only 30% of supply chain leaders were satisfied with their supply chains, and during the pandemic, business leader satisfaction is falling precipitously.

Retail Supply Chain Logistics Expo Set to be Among First PRYSM Group Business Shows for 2021

Supply Chain Brain

The Retail Supply Chain Logistics Expo is set to be one of PRYSM Group USA’s first business trade shows for 2021 when it returns for its second Las Vegas event September 1st & 2nd at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC

Roadmap of Industry Groups – Your Complete Guide to Supply Chain Sustainability Collaboration


Supply chains account for the vast majority of any organization’s sustainability impact, so companies around the world are working hard to improve social and environmental conditions with their suppliers. Procurement and Supply Chain. Foundation for Supply Chain Solutions.

Supply Chain Performance Declined In the Last Decade. The Question is Why?

Supply Chain Shaman

We stubbed our toe in supply chain management at the beginning of the decade. Facing The Issues of Supply Chain Performance. As I work through this year’s Supply Chains to Admire , I cannot help but shake my head. appeared first on Supply Chain Shaman.

Three Things Telecom Supply Chains of the Future Need to Do Now


Want to have a winning telecom supply chain? Here are three things to start doing now to prepare your telecom supply chain to compete in this increasingly complex and challenging market: 1. Transform telecom supply chains to a service-driven model.

Hub Group centralizes intermodal business under Paperiello’s direction

The Supply Chain Journal

Diversified transport provider Hub Group Inc. Since Yeager was promoted in 2019, the unit has been operated by a group of executives, the person said. Intermodal Logistics/Supply Chains Rail Trucking HUB Group

10 Key Issues The Hackett Group Says Will Impact Supply Chain Transformation in 2021


Supply Chain Transformation is ongoing but never more important than in 2021. Every year, The Hackett Group surveys global organizations to better understand their top priorities. 2021 Procurement Insights & Key Issues Results from The Hackett Group’s Annual Key Issues Study.

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Failure to launch: Workhorse Group ousts CEO as production delays escalate

The Supply Chain Journal

Quarter after quarter of missed production targets finally caught up with Workhorse Group CEO Duane Hughes, ousted Thursday at the electric delivery van maker and replaced by auto industry veteran Rick Dauch. Postal Service Workhorse Group

Building a Triple A Supply Chain: Ten Tactics That Work

Supply Chain Shaman

At Supply Chain Insights , as we combed through over 9000 quantitative responses on supply chain management from business leaders to understand what drives supply chain excellence in preparation for the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , in the process, we proved Hau Lee’s theorem in the Famous Harvard Business Review Article, “Triple A Supply Chains.” First, great supply chains are agile.

Asking the Right Questions Is The First Step To Drive Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

Each year, we compile a list of top-performing Supply Chains, termed the Supply Chains to Admire. Companies that outperform their peer group while driving improvement and driving value (either by price to book or market capitalization) make the winners list.

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.

Supply Chain – Finance Connection: A Supply Chain Improvement Case Study


In this blog, we will demonstrate the link between Finance and Supply Chain and how this understanding can help define supply chain improvements by understanding elements of the Balance Sheet and Income Statement.

Supply Chain Sustainability Gathers Steam

Logistics Viewpoints

The global supply chain is routinely beset by challenges, both large and small, but the past couple of years have delivered a string of significant logistics disruptions that have threatened to upend the tightly choreographed dance of global freight transportation.

Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. Today only 12% of supply chain teams are driving improvement, performing better than their competitors and driving value (as determined by Price to Tangible Book Value). As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. Seven Predictions for Supply Chain 2030.

Five Technological Advances that Will Transform Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

The global manufacturing and distribution of pharmaceuticals and the regulatory requirements of countries have always made pharmaceutical supply chains a challenge. Read more Five Technological Advances that Will Transform Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Visibility.

The Supply Chain Links to Blockchain

Enterra Insights

When it comes to paperwork in the supply chain, however, it’s no joke. Current supply chain systems are laden with paperwork and the headache of unanticipated problems that arise in daily operations.”[1] The links are subsequently the chains.

My Failure Of Using Design Thinking To Drive Supply Chain Innovation

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain management is a team sport. Just as there are many flavors of sports teams, there are many types of supply chains. The supply chain is also a team sport needing clear goals, rules, and coaches. Facilitating a group invigorates me.

Shipper group pressures Congress to clamp down on ocean carriers

The Supply Chain Journal

A request by the nation’s oldest industrial shipper group to expand federal oversight of commercial contracts between ocean carriers and their customers was swiftly rejected by the organization representing most of the world’s ocean carriers.

Supply Chains and the Circular Economy, Part 1

Enterra Insights

The demand for goods is unchanged while the supply of goods declines due to the higher costs of production. In the meantime, people are beginning to realize that commodity shortages could persist if global supply chains don’t fully engage in a circular economy. In the first installment of this two-part article, I want to lay the groundwork for why circular supply chains are a good idea — even if they are difficult to implement. Circular Supply Chains.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. This was the beginning of my journey from manufacturing to understanding larger supply chain concepts. Much to my chagrin, when I entered into the world of supply chain, the processes of source, make and deliver were usually not designed. Figure 1: Definition of the Supply Chain Organization.

Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Shaman

The Covid-19 pandemic tested the global supply chain. Like riding a bumpy road, the supply chain leader is riding the ups and downs of changing market conditions facing greater variability day-to-day. This was a gift from a member of a group that I am facilitating.)

A Story of Throwing the Baby Out With The Bathwater in Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

In 2004, I worked with a Midwest North American meatpacker to help define its supply chain strategy. The group needed a clear market signal on consumption patterns and the translation of demand with minimal latency to optimize price, mix, and schedule the factory to manage margin.

Industry Groups Welcome Biden’s Supply-Chain Executive Order

Supply Chain Brain

Manufacturing and telecommunications industry groups are celebrating President Biden's order aimed at improving U.S. supply chains to reduce reliance on foreign-made products

New Realities Demand Supply Chain Agility and Resilience

Enterra Insights

This is especially true in the supply chain arena. Mike Uskert, managing vice president and chief of research for Gartner’s supply chain research practice, writes, “The transformation and digitalization of supply chains has been an ongoing evolution for years.

Supply Chain at the Heart of the Latest Ransomware Attack

Enterra Insights

”[2] Brian Barrett ( @brbarrett ), Executive Editor of News at WIRED , added, “It was probably inevitable that the two dominant cybersecurity threats of the day — supply chain attacks and ransomware — would combine to wreak havoc.

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Scenario Modeling Is Now Crucial for Supply Chain Network Design


The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many risks and uncertainties in supply chain networks. Current Technologies in Use for Supply Chain Network Design . Network design is only one of the many pieces of the supply chain planning puzzle.

Is Technology the Right Solution to the COVID-19 Supply Chain Challenges?

All Things Supply Chain

Group Futurista’s Future of Digital Supply Chain in a Post-COVID world (FODS 3.0) conference is a couple of short days away and as a media partner, All Things Supply Chain… Events General digital supply chain Group Futurista supply chain supply chain event

Podcast: Reinforcing Supply Chains Through Digital Transformation


In episode five of Be Ready for Anything, hear from George Fowler, Group Vice President at Spinnaker SCS, about how strategic digital transformation initiatives prepare supply chains to successfully withstand significant business disruptions.