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Adelante SCM and PINC Launch the First Annual State of Yard Management Report

PINC

This year’s report focuses on the impact of digital yard management on enterprise transportation costs and capacity. The report brings clarity to key industry questions such as How important is having digital yard management capabilities in helping you achieve transportation objectives?

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Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016. URL: sapinsiderevents.wispubs.com/2016/Vienna/SCM-PLM-MFG-Procurement-CRM/. Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016, sponsored by SAP, is the most important educational event of the year for organizations using SCM, PLM, manufacturing, and procurement solutions to fortify their business operations and infrastructure with proven methodologies and measurable, value-driven results.

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Trends & Strategies in Logistics and SCM

Supply Chain Movement

2013 Trends and Strategies in Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Embracing Global Logistics Complexity to Drive Market Advantage. The key results of this study by BVL International on trends and strategies in logistics and supply chain management are summarized, as follows. They are based on 1757 responses collected in an international survey from supply chain executives (including logistics service providers (LSPs), retailers, and manufacturing companies).

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Is There a Third Option for SCM Executives Looking to Revamp their Supply Chain Management Operations?

Kinaxis

A new alternative is now possible for companies, especially those looking to gain a competitive advantage with their SCM operations. While many supply chain executives have never seriously considered managed services as an SCM option due to liability, performance or security risk concerns, this is indeed an economical, efficient and strategically viable solution that supply chain leaders should consider to deliver operational performance. Is SCM a Core Competency?

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What is SCM and Why is it Important?

Oracle SCM

The acronym SCM stands for supply chain management. It refers to the systems, processes and software packages used by organizations to manage day-to-day operating activities such as, new product development , demand, supply and sales & operations planning , procurement , logistics , order management , manufacturing and asset maintenance. SCM systems provide a strategic advantage and business insight to companies and their operations. SCM Fundamentals.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action! An Interview with Paul Kretz, Head of SCM at Church & Dwight!

Supply Chain Game Changer

That is how I got into logistics management and gained deep warehousing and transportation experience. I moved into the third-party logistics industry just as that was taking off and gained a ton of experience in logistics costing, WMS installation, selling services and technology skills. Toss in a dash of time as a retail logistics leader, sometime consulting and I have seen many aspects of Supply Chain and Operations. They used to call it seagull logistics.

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5 Outstanding Transport & Logistics Book for Managers

Supply Chain Opz

Are you a transportation and logistics professional who are looking for inspiring ideas to improve the operations? This article will show you 5 amazing logistics books that provide the information you can really use. The reason for this was to provide a list of "classic" scm books that people can study by themselves while working full-time. However, they asked "What are some good transport and logistics book you''d recommend?".

Warehouse Cost Reductions: 3 Understandings Driven By Inventory Management & Lean Principles

Cerasis

This is the second part of my series on various ways to reduce overall costs as it relates to logistics and warehouse cost reductions. In the first part I put forth 6 areas of focus in order to reduce logistics costs. Today, I will now address how a focus on inventory will allow for warehouse cost reductions as well. A Focus on Inventory Control Begets Warehouse Cost Reductions. First, look at inventory as MONEY/CASH. Try using a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI).

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Third Party Logistics

LeanCor

The impact of lean on the supply chain is significant, as the goal of lean is to eliminate waste (overproduction and inventory), which will decrease work in process inventories. Logistics can be quite complicated and there are many potential failure modes between the order and delivery. Without an effective third party logistics provider in place, the system can break down and the inbound part or outbound final product won’t arrive in time.

Don Ralph of Staples Awarded Salzberg Medallion for SCM

Supply Chain Network

Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management has awarded Don Ralph, Senior Vice-President of Supply Chain & Logistics at Staples, with the prestigious Salzberg Medallion. His key accomplishments include the development of new industry-leading infrastructures, spearheading impeccable inventory management, an intricate fulfillment and delivery network, perfect order execution and a highly efficient cost structure. PepsiCo, NIKE and CSX Transportation.

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The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management

My Office Apps

The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Most people assume that logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM) refer to the same process. So, how did the concepts of logistics and Supply Chain Management become so intertwined in their use when they mean very different things? Read on for a differentiation of logistics and SCM, and an overview of a cloud-based ERP software that helps streamline both processes. What is Logistics?

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Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

In this article, leading experts from various sectors in transportation industry will discuss transportation trends you should take a closer look. James Winebrake, Dean of College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology There are a number of important trends happening in the freight industry, spanning all modes of transportation: trucking, shipping, rail, pipeline, and air. Are there other transportation trends to watch and why

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This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

If so, I invite you to attend two of the sessions that I am participating in, both related to transportation management: TMS 4 SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt. Speakers: Sharon Perry, Vice President of Logistics, Carhartt; Gregg Lanyard, Director, Product Management, Manhattan Associates; Adrian Gonzalez, President, Adelante SCM. Adrian Gonzalez, President, Adelante SCM. New Transport Mode to Redefine Freight Movement.

How AI and the IoT Can Change Transportation Management!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The percentage increase describes consumer applications, but the idea of connected vehicles should garner interest from other sectors such as shipping, logistics, and transportation. Leaders in these industries would be wise to plan for a future where AI and the IoT transform transportation management. It acts as the driver, helping the connected ‘thing,’ which could be a vehicle or inventory system, make smarter decisions.”. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

What’s the Difference Between Logistics and Distribution?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What’s The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management? What is the difference between Logistics and Distribution? Without consulting a dictionary both Logistics and Distribution suggest imagery involving the movement of goods. Let’s start by considering the common definitions that are used for each of Logistics and Distribution. Logistics. Comparing Logistics and Distribution. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Using Lean Management for Inventory!

Supply Chain Game Changer

What is Lean Inventory Management? More firms are implementing lean inventory management techniques to reduce costs, improve flexibility and have more time to focus on their customers. Lean supply chain and inventory management enable Small Medium Businesses (SMB) to improve efficiency and increase profits. What is Lean Inventory Management? Flow: Understand how inventory flows in your warehouse and apply Lean principle: 5S to clear any obstacles that do not add up.

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What Exactly Is Supply Chain Management? 10 Different Definitions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What Exactly Is Reverse Logistics? Yet all of the functions that we now associate with Supply Chain have been around for a very long time: Planning, Inventory Management, Logistics, Procurement and Purchasing, Warehousing and many more. I worked in Materials Handling, Packaging Engineering, Warehouse Space Planning, Resource Planning, Procurement, Inventory Management and Control, Production Control, Systems Management and other areas. Subscribe Here!

This Week in Logistics News (August 5-9, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Court of Appeals upholds nearly all of new HOS regulations ( Logistics Management ). E2open Acquires icon-scm. Which will have a greater negative impact on transportation operations in the months ahead: the new Hours of Service rules or CSA? And last week E2open acquired icon-scm , a supply chain planning and collaboration solution provider headquartered in Germany, for approximately $34 million. Robinson is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

Are Supply Chain Orchestration Services Still Science Fiction?

The Network Effect

Note: This is the latest installment in a series of posts where I discuss the current landscape for logistics service providers (LSPs). But what I’m going to discuss today is very real and the most advanced logistics providers can deliver them today. The key takeaway is that the next generation of cloud-network platforms provide the capability to proactively manage end to end supply chain processes through multiple tiers of trading partners and logistics service providers.

Supply Chain Is at Its Best When You Can’t See It

Kinaxis

They’ll walk into the local department store, fill their carts with paper towel, clothes and cookies never taking a moment to ponder the supply logistics required to get those products into their cart. At a high level, I am nothing more than an item moving from one destination to another through various modes of transportation (car and plane). Supply chain management Demand planning Inventory management jonathan matthews Kinaxis retail SCM Supply chain

Growing differentiation among logistics service providers

Supply Chain Movement

Things are looking up for European logistics service providers. Their clients (shippers) are increasingly outsourcing logistics services to third-party specialists. So far, however, no logistics service provider offers complete European coverage in terms of both warehousing and transport. This growing optimism in the 3PL market is echoed by the survey results published in the 2014 18th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study. SCM 3PL Subway Map 2014.

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Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date? According to Lummas et al 2001 , the word "Logistics" in English appeared in the article as early as in 1898. 2) Origin of "Logistics". Its here that the word "Logistics" in English language appeared for the first time. Here at resupply points, inventory was stored for up to 8 days. SCM-Operations is now SupplyChainOpz. NAVIGATE. Basics.

The Top 5 Impacts of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There’s no other way to describe it: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the world of logistics. Here are the top five ways in which Artificial Intelligence is transforming the logistics industry as we know it: 1) Predictive Capabilities Skyrocket When AI in Logistics is Implemented. In general, the predictive analytics solutions in logistics and supply chain are on the rise. SCM #SupplyChain #technology #logistics #freight #AI #artificialintelligence.

Why this is a great time to be a supply chain professional

Kinaxis

After about a decade, he took a different path and branched off from SCM. b) Drone technologies and driverless cars /trucks are expected to revolutionize logistics as we know them. Transportation speeds like never imagined before (think Hyperloop ) will be feasible in our lifetime and will shrink lead times significantly. c) Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling proactive asset monitoring and risk mitigation along with precise inventory location tracking.

5 E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Choices!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Guest blog by Dona Dimaculangan of 3P Logistics, your end to end UK logistics provider at [link] uk/. This competition is especially apparent in the area of E-Commerce Third-Party Logistics (3PLs). Employing a third-party logistics service provider helps you focus on other tasks such as marketing and promotion of your E-Commerce. Clients can remotely handle their inventory and make informed decisions based on their consumers purchasing behaviour.

How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector

Logistics Bureau

And now let us examine the reasons why a career in logistics offers so much diversity to so many workers. Another option is to work in a warehouse, or in transport, or maybe in customer service where you are dealing with people all the time. Manage inventory levels.

Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path?

Supply Chain Game Changer

What is Supply Chain Management (SCM)? “Supply chain management (SCM) is the broad range of activities required to plan, control and execute a product’s flow, from acquiring raw materials and production through distribution to the final customer, in the most streamlined and cost-effective way possible. supplychainmanagement #humanresources #procurement #logistics #jobs. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

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Emerging Trends to Embrace for Retail Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Network

For 2019 these are Distributed Logistics , Flexible Automation and Empowered Brands. Distributed Logistics. What is Distributed Logistics? Interesting you say, but why would anyone want to move to a Distributed Logistics network? Probably the most compelling reasons are that simply put, positioning the right inventories close to customers saves on costs, improves service delivery lead times AND sustainability.

Logistics Industry’s Slow Economic Comeback Continues in Spite of Challenges

Supply Chain Network

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 22nd “Annual State of Logistics Report®,” presented by Penske Logistics, today at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The report reveals that business logistics costs rose to 8.3 Authored by transportation consultant Rosalyn Wilson of Delcan, Inc., logistics costs for 2010 and their percentage of the U.S. business logistics system jumped up 10.4

How to Secure Your First Supply Chain or Logistics Job

Logistics Bureau

If you’re preparing to launch a new career in supply chain or logistics , it will help a lot to know how and where to look for a first job, which appointments can get you off the best start, and what qualifications will be most helpful in getting you into the profession. The supply chain and logistics workforce in Australia will grow to around 161,000 persons by 2021-22, an increase of around 16,000 workers. Aiding in purchasing and inbound logistics management.

Supply Chain Predictions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In the book, The Living Supply Chain , the authors argue that, “Speeding up the supply chain is at the root of everything that is good: improved revenue, reduced working capital, higher profitability, and less obsolete inventory. Using advanced analytics in a transportation management network to look at historical traffic patterns, you can plan a truck’s route that takes into account time delays for more accurate arrival times. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

Kinaxis

Hyperloop is a theoretical transportation technology, a long-awaited “fifth avenue” of transportation that uses vacuum tubes and linear induction motors to shuttle pressurized air capsules along a track, using a lack of friction to achieve speeds as high as 700 mph (approx. The CEO of the company behind the test (Hyperloop One) estimates that the system will be transporting cargo by 2019 and passengers by 2021.

Why a network model makes sense for today’s automotive suppliers

The Network Effect

Strategies around lean replenishment and logistics must be deployed to accomplish performance goals, many of which may be required to remain in good standing. The following is a breakdown of the critical supply chain capabilities and activities that should be in place within an automotive supplier organization to comply with today’s customer contract requirements and to execute perfect supply fulfillment: Lean manufacturing, replenishment, and logistics practices.

Augmented Reality (AR) is the Future of the Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The conveyor belt transported the cases to the outbound department where there were folks set up to load the cases in the trailers. Breakpack orderfilling was similar to case orderfilling but added several manual steps like: cutting the boxes, extracting the inner picks, rebuilding a case with inner picks and transporting the goods with pickers pulling cage carts. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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To DC Or Not To DC? That is the Warehousing Design Question!

Supply Chain Game Changer

If your company is a startup you are most likely best served by outsourcing fulfillment to either a Logistics company or a service such as Fulfillment by Amazon. The cost of adding a Distribution Centre in terms of capital expenditure, operating costs, inventory breakage, systems, and organizational support can be extensive. ECommerce #Fulfillment #SupplyChain #Logistics #Distribution #Retail #SCM. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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