Will This COVID-19 Pandemic Change Supply Chains Forever?

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[Podcast] The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Networks

Talking Logistics

Earlier this month, I was a guest on Manhattan Associates’ Nucleus of Innovation, a retail and supply chain podcast series “where we tackle some of the most important topics in the industry and learn how leaders are managing their supply chain challenges every day.”

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Just in Time

Tailwind

Just in Time You pick up the load. ’ A supply chain that ensures that businesses get products to the customers when they want them, where they want them, in good conditions…and on timejust in time.

Arriving Just in Time – Advanced Transportation Logistics Scheduling

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Value in Orchestrating a Scheduled Transportation Plan”. These three headlines from Transport Topics and Food Shippers of America magazine tell the story of one of the most important challenges facing shippers in North America leading into 2018.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints World-Renowned Just-in-Time, Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai to Executive Advisory Board

ThroughPut

the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Supply Chain pioneer that enables companies to detect, prioritize and alleviate dynamic operational bottlenecks just-in-time today announced the appointment of global lean & Just-In-Time expert, Mr. Takao Sakai, to the Executive Advisory Board. His family is responsible for inventing the renowned “Just-In-Time” philosophy that is commonplace across all leading supply chain operations today.

Visibility, Analytics & Intelligence: Get full transparency on your supply chain, not just in times of crisis!

SupplyOn

SupplyOn Analytics links internal and external information – thus ensuring visibility and a robust, crisis-proof supply chain Planning, purchasing, logistics and transport management are traditionally separate processes, typically located in different departments. The suppliers operate in their own systems, as does the transport service provider. What, when, in what quantity and at what time is to be delivered usually remains unclear until goods receipt.

Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?

QAD

As the trucking industry experiences rising industry change, just-in-time-sequence (JITS) supply chains are starting to feel the effects. In this article, we will take a closer look at these industry challenges and discuss the current and potential impacts on JITS.

Is Your Supply Chain Customer-Centric?

DynaSys

Successful salespeople tend to sign contracts without worrying about the logistical aspects affected by the conditions of the contract, which is a thorn in the foot for logistics who must comply with the terms of the contract.

How to Keep Your Multimodal Transport Operators on Track

Roambee

The balance of power is shifting in the shipping industry — customers are no longer at the mercy of the shipper.

VMI system goes live at Fokker Aerostructures

Supply Chain Movement

VIBA Aerospace Products and Services in the Netherlands and Peerless Aerospace Fastener Corporation, a distributor of aerospace fasteners based in Farmingdale (NY), went live with their Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) of special fasteners at Fokker Aerostructures covering several programs.

System 101

Who said supply chains are boring?: Supply Chain Transformers

Supply Chains Rock

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. In the past Ive shared how shipping containers can be turned into funky apartments and now Ive found wooden pallets that make great deck furniture. Just in time for the summer BBQ season here are some photos that show the progression of pallets into benches. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog.

The Indispensable Role of WMS in Reverse Logistics

Cerasis

Reverse logistics is filled with risk, and the rate of reverse logistics in e-commerce is higher than any other channel, reports Business2Community. Using a WMS in reverse logistics can help meet this rise in demand and increase customer satisfaction.

Outbound Logistics

LeanCor

Outbound Logistics: Think Outside of the Trailer. To facilitate a lean fulfillment stream for our outbound logistics customers, we strive to achieve the perfect order. Yes, it’s just as hard as it sounds. Short transportation lead times are paramount.

Top 15 Logistics Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We continue our top blog posts of 2014 from our main categories today by focusing on something at Cerasis we are experts in : Logistics. There are countless number of logistics service providers who offer many different types of broad and niche services.

Inventory Management in Service Logistics Industry

Talking Logistics

The answer varies from function to function in the supply chain. For Sales it’s about product availability at all times. For Logistics the focus is on high inventory turns. Is there a common trend in inventory management? Reduced lead times to customers.

Quick Tips for Optimizing Loading and Unloading Operations

Cerasis

At the same time, the supply chain is increasingly moving toward just-in-time delivery, meaning logistics companies have less room for error. The demand for package delivery continues to grow as consumers do more of their shopping online.

How Flexible is Your Logistics Network?

Talking Logistics

It seems ironic that the sophisticated logistics systems that gave rise to just-in-time manufacturing are now being outmoded by the evolution those very systems encouraged: manufacturing on demand. These and other changes demand attention to what we now call the Supply Chain Ecosystem, which stresses the critical importance of maximizing multiple networks in your supply chain. These complex evolutions in manufacturing plague logistics and create inefficiencies.

Third Party Logistics

LeanCor

Many organizations have utilized lean to improve manufacturing processes, and have now realized it’s time to extend these programs and start connecting lean principles to partners within the supply chain. The impact of lean on the supply chain is significant, as the goal of lean is to eliminate waste (overproduction and inventory), which will decrease work in process inventories. They spend a significant amount of time at the Gemba. Logistics networks are complicated.

Warehouse Statistics and KPIs Every Logistics & Warehouse Manager Should Know

Cerasis

Stock movement, order duration times, utilization of equipment and personnel, error rates and many more. Safety is the top priority in any Warehouse environment. A Safety Manager should be appointed to ensure all safety activities are in place and maintained daily.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

Typically an expensive part of the supply chain, the management is often based on ‘just-in-time’ deliveries in order to keep inventory levels low. and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform™ and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY.

The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

DELMIA Quintiq

For the automotive industry in particular, the transportation of goods – small, large, custom-made – needs to run as smoothly as possible. Logistics processes and strategies must be able to adapt to this multivariable environment and accommodate these demands, down to the smallest detail.

Supply Chain Logistics in 2018: How They Keep the Lights on in Las Vegas

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Connie Benton who discusses the state of supply chain logistics and how they keep the lights on in Las Vegas. The Mojave Desert is in one of the hottest, driest and least humid places in all of the US. That means that the logistics of this city of dreams can be an absolute nightmare. The worst culprits by far in this regard are the 40 casinos. And that’s just one problem. Logistics Supply Chain

Getting Smart With Logistics Big Data

Freightos

Here at Freightos, we’re big fans of making global logistics work better by bringing data online (and especially instant freight quotes!). Getting Smart With Logistics Big Data. Put simply, corporate logistics are at a crossroads: How do you choose wisely?

Data Driven Logistics: Using Visibility for Better Customer Experience

20Cube Logistics

Capturing data at each point is crucial for any process optimisation and with the advent of blockchain , this is possible, but whether data-driven logistics really help us achieve better results is still debatable for a few. Efficiency lies in improvisation.

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It’s All About the Logistics

Enterra Insights

Sun Tzu, the famous Chinese general, military strategist, writer, and philosopher who lived in the 6th century BC, wrote, “The line between disorder and order lies in logistics.” Four decades ago, Rich Weissman, CEO of Rich Weissman & Associates and an experienced supply chain management practitioner, was just beginning his career. ” Logistics in the digital age. ” Changing with the times.

Business intelligence critical for logistics firms as IT investment environment improves

EFT

Transport and logistics companies are investing into four key areas above all others: Business intelligence; transportation management; warehouse management; and supply chain visibility. Transportation management goes hand in hand with the push towards increased visibility.

Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing

EFT

Typically an expensive part of the supply chain, the management is often based on ‘just-in-time’ deliveries in order to keep inventory levels low. and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY.

These Logistics Trends Will Force a Reevaluation of Logistics Strategy in 2018

Cerasis

The logistics industry faces a huge battle in 2018. However, logistics professionals can get ahead of the curve by knowing what trends to expect in the coming year that will require a reevaluation of logistics strategy in 2018. The Ultimate Guide to Last Mile & White Glove Logistics. Consumers Will Demand Faster Turnaround Times on Last Mile Deliveries. Remember our conversation about just in time delivery.

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Freight and Logistics – Breaking the Traffic Jam that is your Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Does anyone like being stuck in a Traffic Jam? Again let’s consider each of the nodes in your Supply Chain to be “highways” By definition any highway only has so many lanes. You may be able to add more capacity in your current facilities. Subscribe Here!

5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

Manufacturing and retail transformations, technology disruptions and digitalization of data have redefined the roles of distributors and third party logistics (3PLs). Additionally, technology, machine learning and the tightening workforce are now front and center in the CEO agenda.

5 Disruptions Shaping the Digital Transformation in Distribution and Logistics

Supply Chain Nation

Manufacturing and retail transformations, technology disruptions and digitalization of data have redefined the roles of distributors and third party logistics (3PLs). Additionally, technology, machine learning and the tightening workforce are now front and center in the CEO agenda.

What’s The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management? (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out What’s the Difference Between Logistics and Distribution? Both Logistics and the wider Supply Chain are vital to how companies run today, but the two are still so often confused. Check out the Infographic below, where we dive into the topic in more detail!

Managing E-Commerce Fulfillment Spikes With Data Analysis

Cerasis

Challenges in Managing E-Commerce Fulfillment The challenges of managing e-commerce fulfillment go back to the need to rapidly scale operations to meet changing demand. Disjointed systems and data silos, creating delays in processing and deficiencies in visibility.

The Indispensable Role of WMS in Reverse Logistics

Veridian Solutions

Reverse logistics is filled with risk, and the rate of reverse logistics in e-commerce is higher than any other channel, reports Business2Community. Among e-commerce sales, up to 30 percent will be returned to the shipper, which reflects a huge demand for effective returns management and reverse-logistics process standardization. Using a WMS in reverse logistics can help meet this rise in demand and increase customer satisfaction.

E-Commerce and TMS: The Role of Transportation Technology for Shippers to Kill It at E-Commerce

Cerasis

E-commerce is growing faster than ever, and more consumers are leveraging online platforms in making purchasing decisions. According to Supply Chain 24/7 , e-commerce is on track to become the dominating force in all sales. How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics.