Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

by Joe Cannata With Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful storm to threaten the Atlantic Coast in over 10 years that has already brought severe damage to Haiti, the Bahamas and several Southeastern U.S. As if the situation wasn’t bad enough, Hanjin, the huge shipping company, was already in bankruptcy as of early September and putting a delay in the arrival of goods well before the hurricane. They would be handling maybe twice as many ships in a typical set of days.

Hurricane Harvey & Irma's Threat on the Product Economy

Elementum

Less damages were recorded in Haiti and the Dominican Republic; however, a major bridge on the island was reportedly destroyed. Petrochemical plants that make the products and the rail companies that ship them are still restoring service after Harvey. As we reel from Hurricane Harvey and are still struggling to survive Hurricane Irma, here is how companies have been effected so far.

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry.

Hurricane Irma Updates

Elementum

Tankers, container ships, and other vessels scheduled to arrive at Port Everglades will either be delayed or diverted. Currently making its way through the Caribbean, Irma is expected to make its way through Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti on Thursday, September 7. Preparations remain underway for Hurricane Irma’s potentially catastrophic arrival in the continental United States as the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic makes its way through the Caribbean.

[Infographic] The Power of 3D Printing in Manufacturing: An Illustrated Guide

Cerasis

We built one of the first Mobile TMS apps , have the only end-to-end LTL eCommerce Freight shipping applications for B2B shopping carts, continue to innovate on internal systems, and have won several accolades for our digital marketing efforts. Companies that specialize in 3D printing, such as Shapeways , accept files from individuals or small businesses and ship the finished product without the need to buy a printer at all.