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

Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2016

Talking Logistics

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? Terrorism : The recent terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, coupled with the ongoing instability in Syria and Iraq and the spread of ISIS, have raised the risk for terrorism-related supply chain disruptions in 2016.

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

Cerasis

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.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

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.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

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

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Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.