36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

The topic of the meeting was the logistics to launch of the AMR Research Top 25. Total cost analysis is more difficult than it sounds and most technology implementations automated functional measurement systems (manufacturing or procurement), but leave the organization blind on the management of total costs. On a cold Boston winter day, I slipped into my seat on a back row in a packed conference room at AMR Research. Heavily booked and running from meeting to meeting, I was late.

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What Kind of Visibility Into Your Supply Chain Do You Really Need, and How Do You Get It?

Oracle SCM

Most companies weren't buying from China or Taiwan or Malaysia like they are today. For example, it may also be valuable to know the condition of the shipping buffer, so having some logistics integration with the shipping companies that are handling the transportation of the materials, which could also be valuable. AI Apps for Supply Chain IoT for Supply Chain Logistics Manufacturing Oracle Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Planning

The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

” Alex Saric, a procurement expert at Ivalua, observes that poor supply chain visibility exposes companies to unwanted risks. Here, a smart approach to procurement will allow companies to improve supplier visibility, put effective measures in place and identify supply chain risks as they appear. Most companies weren’t buying from China or Taiwan or Malaysia like they are today.”[4] Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it.

Yes, I am a Zealot. I Still Believe. Do You?

Supply Chain Shaman

That is the role of marketing or sales or procurement. Yes, I believe that supply chain overlays on top of the sales and marketing organizations and the procurement function. I can find only two good examples of value networks creating value: Taiwan Semiconductor (TSMC) in the semiconductor industry and Performance Based Logistics in Aerospace and Defense. The transactional nature of procurement and sales is a barrier to redesigning for higher value.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) are designed to boost economic growth through trade by opening markets by way of progressive removal of customs duties, eliminating or reducing trade barriers and tariffs, lifting restrictions on services and even through public procurement. Taiwan, Province of China. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.