Look to Israel for a Measure of How the US Vaccine Supply Chain Has Failed

MIT Supply Chain

To put the scale of the debacle into context, let’s compare the US performance to that of tiny Israel. By comparison, Israel was vaccinating 150,000 people a day or about 1.7% Israel imported the first shipments of the Pfizer vaccine before the US FDA approved it.

777 ‘Big Twin’ program reaches midpoint for cargo conversion

The Supply Chain Journal

Israel Aerospace Industries has reached a milestone in development of the Boeing 777 passenger-to-freighter conversion program, moving beyond the planning phase to physically modifying the prototype aircraft.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for March, 18, 2021

Supply Chain Digest

Major Drone Delivery Test in Israel, Supply Chain Disruptions Hampering US Manufacturing, Amazon Now Tops in Apparel, Bad Weather Drops Manufacturing Output in February

The Stockout: L’Oreal’s supply chain running well — except in the US

The Supply Chain Journal

Results from Israel and China suggest we may be in for a global “makeup party.” Makeup revenue in Israel increased 43% y/y in the first quarter with the luxury makeup segment up 80% y/y. In today’s The Stockout, I discuss first-quarter earnings reports from Pepsi and L’Oreal.

From Dirt to Denim: A Global Textile Logistics Story

CH Robinson Transportfolio

From Vietnam, China, Egypt, Israel, and the U.S., One of the most rewarding parts of logistics is keeping the world’s economies running—and not just at the end-product stage. For instance, our global textile logistics team uses country-specific knowledge and expertise across trade lanes to take your everyday blue jeans from dirt to denim. it takes supply chain experts to move raw materials and bring the finished product to your doorstep.

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This Week in Logistics News (May 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

I spent the last week and a half in Israel attending my wife’s cousin’s wedding. The trip was wonderful and the wedding was beautiful. However, traveling 12 hours with a 7 hour time change with 2 small children is no easy feat. We packed light in terms of clothes, but heavy in terms of books, […]. This Week in News

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FedEx and Freightos – Improving Digital Freight Together

Freightos

For example, importing plastic disposable cups to Israel results in different tariffs depending on whether or not there is a logo printed on the cup…and don’t get me started on duties for Santa Claus suits.

Körber User Conference Showcases Ecommerce Warehouses

Logistics Viewpoints

The Gold Bond Group stood up a new warehouse in Ashdod Israel focused solely on providing ecommerce services for their customers. Chad Collins, CEO of Körber. Körber, which was known as HighJump Software until about a year ago, completed their virtual Elevate Americas user conference.

Demand and Fulfillment Blocking & Tackling

BlueYonder

The first week of December 2014 was the beginning of a joint effort by JDA and Mega Retail Israel to advance Mega to the current JDA Demand and Fulfillment (D&F)version. Residence: Ashdod, Israel. Workplace: Mega Retail (formerly Blue Square Israel). Seasons 2006-2014: Home Center (DIY Retail Chain) Israel as Supply Chain Planning Manager. Grocery Retail in Israel.

Optimizing Inventory Is About Improving Service While Lowering Inventory. Wait, What?

ToolsGroup

Lubinski, the sole importer for Citroen and Peugeot vehicles in Israel moved to an advanced, intelligent planning system to optimize its inventory of roughly 20,000 parts, of which 75 percent were slow-movers. Optimize. /??pt?m??z/. verb.

Why you should modernize your spare parts planning

ToolsGroup

More recently, I learned about an automotive parts supply chain based in Israel, Lubinski - an established family business that’s the sole importer for Citroen and Peugeot vehicles. There’s untapped cash and profits in your spare parts business. Aftermarket parts is a big net margin producer for many manufacturers, and yet service levels and inventory in these operations are often woefully sub-optimized (See CapGemini statics above).

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Embrace Opportunity

JDA software

She has a rich upbringing, born in Israel, moving to the UK and then spending a few years in South Africa, just at the time Apartheid ended. I was born in Israel. Following my law degree, I moved to Israel to continue my legal training, which is where I met my husband to be who happened to be British! My training contract was at the leading IP law firm in Israel, where I worked closely on the patent and trademark enforcement claims.

Two Kinds of Supply Chain Risk and How to Prepare for Them

ToolsGroup

Automotive parts supplier Lubinski imports Citroen and Peugeot spare parts into Israel. When most people think of supply chain risk, they often think about the impact of major unforeseen “headline grabbing” events - like the tsunami in Japan impacting automotive supply chains or horse meat making its way into British beef supplies. These are big, important and often unpredictable risks.

Reflecting on the Importance of Mothers During COVID-19

BlueYonder

My family immigrated from the Soviet Union to Israel, where I was born, and then from Israel to the United States in less than an eight-year time span. I guess you can call me a mamma’s boy. I talk to my mom every day…for the past 38 years. Gabriel and his mom.

Data is the New Gold

QAD

On January 28, 2021, the following headline appeared in the Washington Post : “Israel moves to head of vaccine queue, offering Pfizer access to country’s health-care database”.

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The need to know

EFT

Ever Given grounding prompts plan for canal along Egypt-Israel border. The need to know from Reuters’ global network of journalists. Ship backlogs from Suez chaos could take months to clear, container lines say.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

While observing that US and Israel are lagging several other countries such as Singapore and South Korea in standardized tests, he attributed the innovation of US and Israel to the high self-esteem of the students, fostering entrepreneurial spirit. by Dr. Madhav Durbha Supply chain insights from leading industry experts. Supply chain skills in high demand, digital twins, disruptive technologies, and other takeaways from the 2018 Gartner supply chain conference.

Preventing Covid-19 From Outrunning Humanity

MIT Supply Chain

Initial data from vaccination programs in Israel show that even one vaccine dose confers significant immunity.

China to Canada shipment handled by Israeli blockchain start-up LogChain

EFT

Aman Group and LogChain are headquartered in Israel. Hong Kong-based 3PL SPARX Logistics completed a successful pilot over LogChain's Blockchain end-to-end platform, handling all aspects of the supply-chain by implementing electronic bill of lading (e-BL). The LogChain platform, which is hosted on Microsoft Azure cloud, uses Ethereum private consortia.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities.

Supply Chains in the Bronze Age

SCM Research

They could demonstrate that tin from Israel, Turkey and Greece originated from tin deposits in Europe. The European car industry has supply chains that criss-cross the English Channel. Therefore, 23 automotive business associations across Europe have now joined forces to caution against a no-deal Brexit.

The need to know

EFT

Container giant Maersk to ship cargo between UAE and Israel. said it will now transport ocean cargo between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, a further sign of business opening up after the two countries established full ties. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Gridlock: UK warns industry to prepare for Brexit or face chaos.

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

I attended high school in Monsey and Israel. [00:52] Please introduce yourself. I am VP of Sales at Tactical Logistic Solutions. Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. Tactical is an end-to-end provider of supply chain logistics. We go from our client’s overseas manufacturing location via air, sea, and land to their warehouse, our warehouse, or to Amazon’s warehouse. [01:36] 01:36] Tell us a little bit about your background.

Augmented Reality Supply Chain is Here and It’s Going to be Effective

GlobalTranz

In fact, some huge "Futurists" like Robert Scoble and Shel Israel, as well as Brett King are currently writing books on the matter ( Beyond Mobile: Life after Smartphones and Augmented - Life in the Smart Line respectively). Augmented.what? Reality? Augmented Reality Supply Chain? As Will Ferrell says, "You're crazy man. I love you, but.you're crazy." Not so fast. The Augmented Reality Supply Chain is here.and well.it's s going to be effective.

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Infographic: Taking the Pressure Off of Wholesale Distribution

ToolsGroup

Lubinski, founded in 1936, is Israel’s sole importer of Peugeot and Citroen vehicles and spare parts. Facing narrower margins and higher complexity? Product and spare part portfolios from OEMs expand year after year, while customer expectations continue to rise.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue. Learn more about: How data, advanced analytics and optimization technology combine to give your company the adaptability it needs in challenging markets.

How the Food Blockchain is Bringing Tech to the Table

Zipline Logistics

While others like Zest Labs trace the food freshness and enables companies to reduce waste, and platforms like Avenews-GT in Israel connect food manufacturers directly with farmers to source ingredients.

Embrace Opportunity

BlueYonder

She has a rich upbringing, born in Israel, moving to the UK and then spending a few years in South Africa, just at the time Apartheid ended. I was born in Israel. Following my law degree, I moved to Israel to continue my legal training, which is where I met my husband to be who happened to be British! My training contract was at the leading IP law firm in Israel, where I worked closely on the patent and trademark enforcement claims.

The Times CEO Summit: Social purpose, sustainability and trust are the focus for business leaders in today’s UK

Provenance

It dominates Europe and Israel in investment in tech” he tells @SimonDukeTimes #TimesCEOSummit. Global leaders, including FTSE CEOs and government ministers, along with top entrepreneurs and journalists, gathered together yesterday for the 10th anniversary of The Times CEO Summit in London, to discuss the opportunity around trust, talent, trade and tech for UK businesses. Each year we ask: how should the UK earn its living in the world, and are we on track?

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for Global Trade Management.

Trends 2020: An Overview

Enterra Insights

Zeev Efrat, Frost & Sullivan director in Israel, notes, “Mega trends are global, sustained and macro economic forces of development that impact business, economy, society, cultures and personal lives thereby defining our future world and its increasing pace of change.”[9] To really know what’s happening in a given arena of human or economic activity, you must take a deep dive. The platform off of which you dive, however, is the broader world stage.

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White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Israel. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE. Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.