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.

What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Guest Post by Arun Gupta, PhD

Supply Chain View from the Field

In its current form the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the US and 11 Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries (Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, and New Zealand). Further, there are challenges in negotiations around tariff-free market access to components instead of only finished products, remanufactured products, and government procurement.

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Dr. Hau Lee on the New Supply Chain—and What to Watch Out for in TPP

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His areas of specialization include global value chain innovations, supply chain management, global logistics, inventory modeling, and environmental and social responsibility. Inventory problems could mean anything: distribution, logistics, manufacturing, design. Naturally, your boss will look at how good you are in procurement. Nike manufacturers are based in China, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Examples are: Samsung Electronics , which is shifting part of its domestic phone production to Vietnam due to the rapid advance of COVID-19 in South Korea. It is also airlifting parts from China to its Vietnam operations. In the future, businesses will diversify their supply chains and source locally so they are not as dependent on one procurement source as they are now.

Transforming your supply chain: What experts said at Quintiq World Tour Singapore 2015

DELMIA Quintiq

Travis Wong (Regional Logistics Director, Baker Hughes): Having gone through different supply chain management strategies, I’d say it boils down to three elements: Supply, demand and product. Jaya Moorthi (Director of Logistics, Hewlett Packard Asia Pacific): Let me first say what transformation is not – it’s not meant to be an incremental change where you fix something in the supply chain. What happens when you ask four experts for their thoughts on supply chain transformation?

Supply Chain Secrets Going Global – But Where Should we Share Them?

Logistics Bureau

Anybody who knows me well is aware that in addition to working with my wonderful colleagues at the Logistics Bureau, I run several spin-off businesses. Worldwide, One-Man Logistics Seminars. Supply chain and logistics outsourcing. Procurement and purchasing.

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Mitigating the Impact of the Coronavirus on Supply Chains with Machine Learning and Real-Time Visibility

Supply Chain Nation

Lucky are the companies that can shift production to other countries like Mexico or Vietnam. Some of this data includes taking feeds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in real-time and mapping manufacturing and logistics sites to model responses to get more accurate predicated arrival times of supplies. A New York Times article from August 2019 highlights how much artificial intelligence (AI) is indebted to humans.

Is it Time for to Move Away from “World Class Supply Chains”?

NC State SCRC

An excerpt from our book “The Procurement Value Proposition” got a nice section of CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly edition this week. The book looks at what the future procurement capability will need to be, in light of the massive “game changers” of globalization, technology, cultural diversity, demographic issues, and sustainable pressure that is changing the entire ecosystem.

Keeping it Fresh: Supply Chain of Livestock and Fresh Food

Elementum

Varieties of produce and livestock can be sourced from anywhere in the world; mangoes harvested in the Philippines could be sold in the US, or rice grown in China may be packaged in Vietnam and sold in different countries in the UK. Operators progressively distribute networks, infrastructure and logistics.

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How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

The impact on supply chains is particularly apparent in the following two broad areas— shipping and procurement of products/components/raw materials. COVID-19 Impact on Procurement. Companies reliant on components procured in China, especially those in the automotive and electronics sectors, will really start feeling the effects of the crisis in March and beyond, analysts say. A Logistics Lesson to Learn – Or Relearn.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Derek Panchyshyn!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Our interactions spanned the full range of Customer-Supply Chain activities: materials costing, planning, materials availability, inventory, delivery performance, and logistics. Working and communicating through different time zones and dealing with logistics to/from the other side of the world was a challenge we overcame, and after many years this is all just so normal now. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Derek Panchyshyn.

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SCRC Meeting Insights Part II: Management Principles for Executing Visibility Strategies

NC State SCRC

A problem in procurement can impact manufacturing and logistics and planning, but often these dots are never connected, so there never emerges a cross-functional approach to working on them. These types of small but important events require the attention of a cross-functional team, composed of individuals from multiple functions, including design, marketing, sales, order fulfillment, logistics, procurement, manufacturing and suppliers.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Derek Panchyshyn, SVP at ATX Networks!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Our interactions spanned the full range of Customer-Supply Chain activities: materials costing, planning, materials availability, inventory, delivery performance, and logistics. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Go for Paperless Warehousing

Vinculum

Traditionally warehouse was mainly thought as a storage location where items were procured from manufacturer and supplied to retail stores (mainly bulk operation) as end customer buy from stores. billion since 2017 and the inflow is likely to reach $7 billion by 2021 on robust demand for logistics space by e-commerce companies. The largest increase in e-commerce is in Vietnam (57%), followed by India (55%).

America First: How a New Slew of Trade Policies Will Impact Supply Chain

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While they may not all be cheap, there are options for companies that want to weave domestic procurement into their supply chains. India and Vietnam might snag bigger shares of apparel and electronics manufacturing as US companies look to restructure their supply chains. It’s worthwhile to invest in technology to gather supply chain news and information, partner with other companies to share intelligence on potential supplier issues, and collaborate closely with logistics providers.

Dealing with Risk, Uncertainty and Tariffs: What the Recent Tariff Delay Means for Retailers

Supply Chain Nation

While Vietnam is a popular choice, reports are surfacing that the country’s limited manufacturing capacity is already heavily booked and their ports and other infrastructure are maxed out. It must consider meaningful news and events as well as understand constraints from partners, infrastructure, procurement, production, distribution, and transportation. What’s the scariest part of a horror movie? Knowing there’s a killer in the house but not knowing when or where they’ll strike.

America First: How a New Slew of Trade Policies Will Impact Supply Chain

Elementum

While they may not all be cheap, there are options for companies that want to weave domestic procurement into their supply chains. India and Vietnam might snag bigger shares of apparel and electronics manufacturing as US companies look to restructure their supply chains. It’s worthwhile to invest in technology to gather supply chain news and information, partner with other companies to share intelligence on potential supplier issues, and collaborate closely with logistics providers.

Dealing with Risk, Uncertainty and Tariffs: What the Recent Tariff Delay Means for Retailers

Supply Chain Nation

While Vietnam is a popular choice, reports are surfacing that the country’s limited manufacturing capacity is already heavily booked and their ports and other infrastructure are maxed out. It must consider meaningful news and events as well as understand constraints from partners, infrastructure, procurement, production, distribution, and transportation. What’s the scariest part of a horror movie? Knowing there’s a killer in the house but not knowing when or where they’ll strike.