10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

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China was locking down hundreds of millions of people and closing manufacturing facilities. As China is the largest manufacturing country in the world the economic repercussions were really starting to be felt. And with less manufacturing output there were fewer container ships leaving Asia full of goods meaning activity in ports in North America and Europe would slow down rather quickly. Iran and Spain were highly infected. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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The Top 4 Trends That Will Dominate Supply Chain in 2019

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And with key resources like cobalt in short supply, companies like Tesla and Apple need to be extremely strategic not only in how they source these resources, but in how they monitor their suppliers and report to the public. As sanctions on Iran go into effect and Iranian oil exports decline, global oil prices could rise, putting even more pressure on logistics providers.

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The need to know

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Japan wants manufacturing back from China, but breaking up supply chains is hard to do. When Japanese firm Iris Ohyama agreed in April to begin producing much-needed face masks in Japan, it marked a win for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who wants to bring manufacturing back from China. bln in Hong Kong secondary listing -sources. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. As coronavirus sinks global demand, China’s exporters go online to tap domestic market.

Oil Price Volatility and the Changing Dynamics of Supply Chain Management

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Today, courtesy of the shale gas revolution in the US, OPEC policies and the re-introduction of Iran to the market, the price stands at around $30 per barrel and all indications are that it will fall further over the course of the year. Today, courtesy of the shale gas revolution in the US, OPEC policies and the re-introduction of Iran to the market, the price stands at around $30 per barrel and all indications are that it will fall further over the course of the year.

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Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

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These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Iran, Islamic Republic of. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. And Manufacturing needs to be agile to keep up with rapid changes in the market. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

This Week in Logistics News (April 27 – May 1, 2015)

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US Navy to accompany US-flagged ships in Persian Gulf after Iran seizes vessel (Fox News). Norbert Dentressangle serves customers in retail, food and beverage, manufacturing, chemicals, agriculture, e-commerce and high tech. My wife and I visited my fourth grade son’s class this morning to see the work they’ve done the past few weeks.

In Chains: How to Approach Human Trafficking in your Supply Chain

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Many OEM’s use labor organizations to source laborers because it is cheaper and more efficient; however, by doing so they run the risk of employing forced laborers in the process. California has its own Transparency in Supply Chains Act, which requires that “retail sellers and manufacturers doing business in the state… disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct Supply Chains”. As manufacturers, we can decide just how long the path will be

Freight In The Year Of The Monkey

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On February 15th, 2016, the first freight train from China reached the capital of Iran, shaving 30 days off the standard port-to-port transport time. Which is impeccable timing, as the lifting of Iran’s sanctions may open the door for new trade opportunities. Image Source: Brics-Info.org. Some sectors in advanced economies have already been left stranded, including mining, manufacturing, and steel. Source: Trading Economics.

China and the global textile machinery

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In May 2018, more than 200 textile machinery manufacturers compiled their statistics into a survey and thus, according to the 40th annual International Textile Machinery Shipment Statistics (ITMSS), released by the International Textil Manufacturers Federation ( ITMF ), the country has experienced strong growth in global deliveries between 2016 and 2017: long-staples spindles, short-staples spindles (up 21%), and open-end rotors (24%). Source of some data: just-style.com).

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

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companies that move manufacturing operations overseas? The answers to those questions and more could significantly impact supply chain strategies, everything from sourcing decisions to network design, which is why my prediction from two years ago — that more companies will start treating Supply Chain Design as a continuous business process — is now a critical necessity. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

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Source: Evan, Flikr. “I SophiaTX Open Source Platform to Integrate SAP, Blockchain. And you can’t forget about the other Unpredictables: Iran, Russia, China, and ISIS; all of these entities could have a destabilizing effect on world peace and prosperity. If they actually follow through on their promise and oil prices continue to rise next year, how will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in response?