Supply Chains – A second look: What do all those initials really mean?

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

SKU FMCG Route to Market Dave Jordan KPI Traditional Trade S&OP Logistics Management Distribution Inventory Management & Stock ControlIn common with many business functions Supply Chains adopt multiple initials and/or acronyms to describe various tasks and processes they manage on a daily basis. Those not familiar with SC-speak will often sit bemused as various initials are quoted and debated and then usually blamed for some tenuous lost sales claimed by Sales and Marketing.

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FMCG: Costs and Supply Chain Excellence

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

I enquired about the logistics of delivering people, arms, ammunition and machines to the right place at the right time. Getting bullets to the front and keeping up the supply lines must be an incredible logistical task which simply cannot fail. Brewing & Beverages FMCG Inventory Management Dave Jordan Forecasting & Demand Planning

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CEO FMCG Letter to Santa Claus (aka Father Christmas) 2017

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Dear Father Christmas,, Route to Market Christmas Logistics Service Provider Dave Jordan CEO Humour Performance Improvement Traditional Trade S&OP Sales Inventory Management & Stock Control

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This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

As was confirmed for me yet again this week at a conference, the most utilized supply chain and logistics application, the reigning champ of them all, is the Excel spreadsheet. XPO Logistics Announces Third Quarter Earnings 2013. Choice Logistics Opens Service Parts Distribution Center in Dubai Free Trade Zone. Robinson and XPO Logistics both announced Q3 2013 financial results this week. XPO Logistics continued its rapid growth, reporting a 173.3

This Week in Logistics News (November 30 – December 4, 2015)

Talking Logistics

My daughter’s second grade class is sharing their work this morning, so in the interest of time, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Descartes Acquires Oz Development, Inc. Final ‘Driver Coercion’ rule is published in Federal Register, will take effect in January (Logistics Management). Acquisitions in the logistics space continue. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. Jordan. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. Mid-sized cities are expected to grow three times faster than the rest of the country over the next three decades, adding to the pressure to develop better ways to manage logistic flows. Smart mobility harnesses various technologies—including sensors embedded in roads and sophisticated communications systems—to better manage the movement of in-transit inventory.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Inventory stock turns in Days. Inventory management. Inventory levels. Total logistics cost. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs.

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Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. Mid-sized cities are expected to grow three times faster than the rest of the country over the next three decades, adding to the pressure to develop better ways to manage logistic flows. Smart mobility harnesses various technologies—including sensors embedded in roads and sophisticated communications systems—to better manage the movement of in-transit inventory.

Middle East eCommerce Reimagined

Vinculum

Countries like Iraq, Egypt, Oman, Lebanon, Morocco, Jordan, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia have the fastest growing young generation, with a median age of 22 years old. They also spoke about the analytics and technological logistics importance in an eCommerce business.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond

Cerasis

Changes in manufacturing processes, which will increase production, lead to one ultimate result--the logistics industry must change. For third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ), logistics industry trends will dramatically affect how logistics providers of all sizes operate. Take a look at some of the top trends to expect in 2016 for the logistics industry and how they will inherently relate to the merger and acquisition trends.

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5 Reasons Why You Need a TMS to Build a Resilient Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

TMS technology—arguably one of the most important logistics management tools available to companies—can make a major contribution toward creating and enabling a responsive, adaptable, and intelligent global supply chain. Supply chain complexity: Global commerce and the push for supply chains to go direct to consumers are driving significant increases in logistics complexity. PANEL: • Jordan Kass, President, Managed Services.

5 Reasons Why You Need a TMS to Build a Resilient Supply Chain

TMC

TMS technology—arguably one of the most important logistics management tools available to companies—can make a major contribution toward creating and enabling a responsive, adaptable, and intelligent global supply chain. Supply chain complexity: Global commerce and the push for supply chains to go direct to consumers are driving significant increases in logistics complexity. PANEL: • Jordan Kass, President, Managed Services.

COVID-19 accelerates four trends and changes within global supply chains

Proxima

As the pandemic began, companies and suppliers were forced to change their playbooks and rely on new methods of innovation, high road networking and asset stabilization to keep their logistics moving forward. According to MarketWatch , the logistics automation market totaled $49.2

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Jordan.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

Talking Logistics

It’s is one of the best conferences in the supply chain and logistics industry to learn and network. It’s best to come prepared, so here are some links to blog postings and Talking Logistics episodes related to the session topics. 4 Questions Before Investing in a Transportation Management System (our most watched Talking Logistics episode with 8,100+ viewed). Robots and the Future of Retail and Logistics Jobs. Jordan Kass, C.H.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

to Asia export bookings especially in markets with low container inventory. Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Jordan & Qatar) are moving to freighter only market as well. Business - Transportation cargo carriers China coronavirus COVID-19 logistics manufacturing market update airline industry ocean cargo risk management shippers suppliers supply chain supply chain disruption supply chain opportunities supply chain vulnerabilities trucking US China trade US ports

The Next Generation of Global Supply Chain Technology Is Here: Navisphere® Vision

TMC

When we founded TMC nearly 20 years ago, the supply chain and logistics industry looked very different, as did our world in general. Improve inventory management through a single view of all global inventory—in motion and at rest—to support working capital needs and cash to cash cycle management. Navisphere Vision turns floods of data into powerful business intelligence that can impact areas outside logistics, like innovation, value creation, pricing, and more.

How We’re Building the Supply Chain of the Future with Customers

TMC

Our 2019 Customer Forum provided an opportunity for members of the global logistics community to share how they are leveraging a mix of best practices, expertise, and our suite of global technology and services to drive performance and achieve better outcomes. Here are some key findings that were shared at the Customer Forum: • 98% of supply chain technology decision-makers are looking for improvements in their logistics technology stack. This post is credited to Jordan Kass.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Jordan. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. Such a system enables those companies to fulfil orders flexibly by dispatching the goods from various inventory points (e.g. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

All of this creates increased supply chain complexity through localized inventory variety, location complexity, legal and regulatory concerns, longer and shorter shipping distances, more modes, and tighter windows for on-time delivery. Their customer-centric supply chain is now supported through proactive disruption monitoring with push notifications, real-time visibility in all modes and regions, performance metrics, and on-demand reverse logistics capabilities.

Three Mega Trends Driving Supply Chain Transformations

TMC

All of this creates increased supply chain complexity through localized inventory variety, location complexity, legal and regulatory concerns, longer and shorter shipping distances, more modes, and tighter windows for on-time delivery. Their customer-centric supply chain is now supported through proactive disruption monitoring with push notifications, real-time visibility in all modes and regions, performance metrics, and on-demand reverse logistics capabilities.

The Next Generation of Global Supply Chain Technology Is Here: Navisphere® Vision

TMC

When we founded TMC nearly 20 years ago, the supply chain and logistics industry looked very different, as did our world in general. Improve inventory management through a single view of all global inventory—in motion and at rest—to support working capital needs and cash to cash cycle management. Navisphere Vision turns floods of data into powerful business intelligence that can impact areas outside logistics, like innovation, value creation, pricing, and more.

Supply Chain Management:Rapid Innovation will Differentiate the.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. That in-turn raises the challenge of the ability to manage inventories across cross-channel commerce, along with the ability to position and deploy inventory to the most profitable channel and associated store outlets. Posted by: Jordan | January 5, 2014 1:11 PM. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods.