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10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! Every aspect of our lives has been disrupted: our health, freedom of movement, employment, the economy, our ability to buy goods, and virtually every Supply Chain. Apart from the panic buying are there Supply Chain lessons that we should learn from the Coronavirus pandemic to improve the robustness of Supply Chains in the future?

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Who said supply chains are boring?: The supply chain of marble

Supply Chains Rock

Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. Without supply chains consumers would be stuck using products that they had to make or grow with their own two hands.

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How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Containers are piling up in ports, international shipping has been hammered, Western companies are battling to source products from traditional suppliers, and disruptions are being experienced throughout the global supply chain. COVID-19 Impact on Shipping.

How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

Jaggaer

Can the complex global supply network survive the COVID-19 pandemic? Define your procurement response strategy. In the retail sector, supermarkets in many countries have seen their highest weekly sales ever, as consumers stock up on goods that they fear may be in short supply.

Alberto L. Sangiovanni-Vincentelli on What your Supply Chain is Missing

Elementum

Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli also has extensive experience working with supply chains, and he gave me his insights into what links all the most successful procurement teams: Supplier relationships. I spoke to Alberto while he was visiting his home city of Milan, Italy.

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BluJay Solutions Accelerates Supply Chain Efficiency for Customers with Updates to its Global Trade Network Platform

BluJay Solutions

Holland, MI and Manchester, UK – July 11, 2018 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announces the release of BluJay Global Trade Network version 18.2. The company’s cloud-based technology platform delivers an ecosystem of supply chain applications powered by its Global Trade Network (GTN). Supply chain execution is becoming increasingly important to overall business strategy for many organizations.

This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Powerloop, new venture from Uber, offers trailer pooling platform (CCJ). Passport, a customer service company focused on shipping, has raised $3 million in seed funding (TechCrunch).

Supplier Management and Sourcing in the Fashion Industry – Under the Spotlight

Jaggaer

Digital transformation is delivering benefits to many of the world’s leading fashion companies, especially in Italy, where roughly half of the leading fashion concerns have implemented JAGGAER solutions. Supply chains are multi-tiered and therefore difficult to manage.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

In other words, if your shipping your own goods, you’re competition. Let’s Talk About Boats, Ships, and Trucks. That’s not surprising, given that Amazon’s shipping costs grew from $11.5 Air freight figures prominently in job descriptions with 105 mentioning air shipping.

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Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

Given that hospitals and other healthcare facilities exist only to provide care to patients, it can come as a surprise to know that supply chain cost is typically the second largest expense such facilities incur, exceeded only by the cost of labour. Linen in the Healthcare Supply Chain.