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Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

Google did not acquire a third-party logistics (3PL) company or a logistics software vendor. Making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target. more near-shoring and larger, less frequent shipments to minimize transportation costs). How will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in light of this cheap oil environment? The Case for Competing on Logistics Talent.

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). Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? Skilled employees apply deep knowledge of market conditions and proven processes to solve transportation problems. From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H.

The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward

Cerasis

” We have many manufacturing shipper customers, and we love to create content of value for them on such subjects as best practices in logistics or trends around the supply chain. With the rise in global crude oil production and relative political stability in the major oil producing nations, particularly Iraq and Libya, the price of crude oil has fallen from above $100 a barrel to around $50 a barrel in just a year.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Logistics operations and supply chains are increasingly complex due to the number of delivery options offered, and business systems such as webshops and order management have become businesscritical.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week I spoke at the CLX Logistics Conference in Philadelphia on the future of Supply Chain Management. Open Source Technologies (Examples include Hadoop, Spark, Kafka). While the push in the back office was for efficiency–larger batch sizes, transactional processing, lower costs of transportation, and labor arbitrage strategies (Many companies outsourced the back office to India.)–the