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. Drones – The Birth of a New Transportation Mode.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap for Order Management 2.0. Flexible integrated order management.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. 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. Checklist Freight Spend Management.

Managing for Daily Improvement: Bridging the Gap Across Teams and KPIs

Talking Logistics

This is accomplished with help of the people who touch every part of daily operations through a process called managing for daily improvement. Managing for Daily Improvement (MDI) is a mechanism in which organizations implement visual management strategies and facilitate key performance indicators (KPIs) at the ground level with day-to-day employee activities. Keith Richard is Vice President, Operations, Transportation Management, at Transplace.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas. The main challenge in logistics is an increasing complexity of trade-offs in transport planning.