What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower?

Freightos

The following article was contributed by Batool Iqbal, from Damco Pakistan – a subsidiary of Ap-Moller Maersk Group. The idea of a supply chain control tower emerged in 1990’s, triggered by the need to view and control the movement of goods in factories, distribution centers and pipeline inventories. The South Korean multinational conglomerate had outsourced warehouse and distribution activities to several logistics service providers.

Three Benefits of a Resilient Supply Chain

Oracle SCM

This disruption can be responsible for events as disparate seeming as deep freezes in the UK , record snowfalls in the US , drought in the Amazon, and floods in Pakistan. When La Niña threatens the ability to source material, manage operations and inventory, or transport it, it becomes a supply chain problem. Supply chain solutions need to be flexible enough to change and powerful enough to help organizations stay online, manage inventory and respond to change.

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Podcast: Rob O’Byrne on Digital Transformation, Sustainability, and Diversification in Sourcing

Requis

People are still worried about having efficiencies in their warehouses, making sure they’re laid out properly, and having the right processes. A lot of companies now will have regional hubs with just smaller satellite warehouses in each country.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Inventory stock turns in Days. Inventory management. Warehousing. Inventory levels. Of course, the difference between KPIs and metrics will vary at different levels of your organisation, so for example, while a metric recording “receiving accuracy” in a warehouse would certainly be a KPI for a warehouse manager, it would be completely extraneous as an executive-level KPI. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones!

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

Talking Logistics

What is a warehouse? And what is a warehouse management system? Here are some details from the press release: Opened on July 1st, the new distribution center in JAFZA serves a region encompassing a 2000-mile radius around Dubai, including countries in the midst of building their technology and communication infrastructures such as Pakistan, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS. Forget BI and analytics.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Pakistan. Such a system enables those companies to fulfil orders flexibly by dispatching the goods from various inventory points (e.g. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store). The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Pakistan. The 2015 Annual Third Party Logistics Study also reveals that both sides regard themselves as being successful, and shippers are seeing positive results again this year: an average logistics cost reduction of 9%, an average inventory cost reduction of 5% and an average fixed logistics cost reduction of 15%. Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

Not to mention that time-sensitive goods such as chemicals and food can spoil as they sit in warehouses. Plus, sharing sales and inventory data and shipment information erases stoppages and uncertainty, which equals a more efficient supply chain. Reassess Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability. By Ali Hasan Raza. Published November 25, 2019 in TWEAK YOUR BIZ. Sustainability is a philosophy, not an endpoint.

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

Not to mention that time-sensitive goods such as chemicals and food can spoil as they sit in warehouses. Plus, sharing sales and inventory data and shipment information erases stoppages and uncertainty, which equals a more efficient supply chain. Reassess Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability. By Ali Hasan Raza. Published November 25, 2019 in TWEAK YOUR BIZ. Sustainability is a philosophy, not an endpoint.