Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

A growing number of scenes in films and television programmes – and even entire films and TV series – are about logistics and supply chain management, and media productions are going ever deeper into those business roles. Supply chain professionals can learn a lot from Hollywood about outsourcing, sustainability, Big Data, innovation, supply chain strategy and risk management. Transportation against the clock. Transport can be dangerous.

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

The factories are closed in these regions and elsewhere around the world because of a combination of restrictions aimed at containing the virus, drops in vehicle demand, and issues with component supply. GM, for example, partnered with Ventec Life Systems to produce ventilators in its facility in Kokomo, Indiana, while face masks are being made in a facility in Warren, Michigan. CEVA Logistics AG was appointed by General Motors, to manage its ventilator production supply chain.

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Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?

PINC

Here are the top trucking trends that all shippers should be aware of, according to The American Transportation Research Institute. Coming into 2019, issues like the tariff wars, driver shortage, and rising freight rates were high on transportation managers’ radar screens. Growing demand for truck transportation over the past year has exacerbated industry capacity constraints as carriers continue to struggle with recruiting and retaining a qualified truck driver workforce.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbra Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. The Journal’s mission will remain to be the journal of choice among supply chain scholars across disciplines, by attracting high-quality, high-impact behavioral research focusing on theory building and empirical methodologies.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbara Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. The Journal’s mission will remain to be the journal of choice among supply chain scholars across disciplines, by attracting high-quality, high-impact behavioral research focusing on theory building and empirical methodologies.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. But, in this article, our focus for supply chain compliance touches on the importance of barcode and labeling requirements. Labels and Supplies. A compliant barcode is just the first step to supply chain compliance. Indiana.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

The value of peer-to-peer learning and networking was evident at last month’s Ryder Innovate conference — “an exclusive gathering of senior leaders in transportation, logistics, and supply chain seeking strategic insight, new ideas, and thought leadership to improve their supply chain and fleet operations.” Greg Forbis, Senior Director, General Merchandise, Inbound Transportation, Walmart Stores. But this demand for talent greatly exceeds supply.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. With dynamic product lines (more than 8,000 styles of boots, shirts, jeans and more), the company requires flexibility in how it operates throughout the supply chain, and HighJump’s solution helps to improve order accuracy and efficiency from top to bottom.

How holy is the Grail of Real-Time in Supply Chain?

Global Trade Management

A transportation management system (TMS) helps companies move freight from origin to destination efficiently, reliably, and cost effectively. Capgemini also indicates, that the demand for global visibility is increasing and that shippers want to know where everything is located across the entire supply chain at any given point. Real-time is the grail in supply chain. arviem cargo monitoring real time monitoring supply chain TMS visibility

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum by EyeForTransport Chicago, IL June 16 -18. The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts. With over 600 attendees, it brings together the leading thinkers and practitioners in logistics and supply chain to network, learn, debate challenges, discuss trends and share ideas.

Procurement & Suppliers: Paying Attention to Terms & Conditions to Keep Supplier Relations Postitive

Cerasis

If your business receives or issues purchase orders or invoices for products or services on a regular basis, you may have encountered a situation where both the Buyer, i.e. a procurement professional in your supply chain and Seller, or the more often known as the supplier, have issued forms with different terms for the same transaction. As I’ve mentioned in previous articles supplier relations are an essential component of a sustainable and functional supply chain.

FAA Grants Drones Permission to Take Off

Elementum

Here's what the event marked the first FAA-approved drone delivery in the US means for your supply chain. When medical supplies are in need, driving isn’t always a viable option. Transportation takes manpower and wastes valuable time in a supply chain, damaging cars on unpaved country roads. Drone delivery, on the other hand, provides a fast, automated method of getting much-needed supplies to rural areas.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Like many of its peers, Menards has special requirements to successfully bring product into its supply chain without incurring additional costs. We work with customers to manage their retail orders to create cost-reduction and performance-enhancing supply chain strategies.

Senators introduce DRIVE-Safe Act hoping to address shortage of truckers

EFT

Indiana is the Crossroads of America and the truck driver shortage has a significant impact on our state,” said Senator Young. “As As I’ve traveled throughout Indiana, I have heard from Hoosiers that a pathway is needed to qualify more drivers to move goods safely and efficiently. This legislation includes important provisions that would help curb the trucker shortage, train safe drivers, and deliver goods and supplies to the Kansans that need them.”. “As

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Indiana. Indiana. #20. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware. If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Indiana. Shipping in and out of Indiana should not be interrupted for vendors. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. Shippers could face some supply chain difficulty in Maryland.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware.??? . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.?? . Transportation?could Indiana ? . Shipping in or out of Indiana should not be interrupted. . Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? . ensure your supply chain partners?are chain?issues

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . Indiana . Shipping in and out of Indiana should not be interrupted for vendors. . Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. . Shippers should check with individual supply chain partners to see if they are online. . If shipping to or from Kentucky, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. .

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: DHL Supply Chain acquires Italian Group MIT Safetrans. DHL Supply Chain announced this week its acquisition of MIT Safetrans, an Italian logistics provider for highly specialized and high added-value niche markets. Finally, yet another study was published analyzing different mechanisms to fund highway transportation projects.