Important Updates on Cargo Security and Customs Compliance

Talking Logistics

In this episode, Kevin Gavin , VP of Supply Chain Compliance at Descartes, provides an update on several important cargo security and customs compliance initiatives, such as the Importer Security Filing (ISF) and Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) program, along with some recommendations for shippers, freight forwarders, and 3PLs on how to create best-in-class cargo security and customs compliance processes.

Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security

Abivin

But there are a few things that organizations should be acknowledged before fully adopt SaaS softwares, as it also introduces new challenges related to security, such as: data breaches, data loss, denial-of-service attacks, downtime.

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Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security

Abivin

But there are a few things that organizations should be acknowledged before fully adopt SaaS softwares, as it also introduces new challenges related to security, such as: data breaches, data loss, denial-of-service attacks, downtime.

Cyber Security and the Digital Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When it comes to the modern supply chain managers have a relatively new risk to consider: Cyber Security! As major logistics providers from all around the world struggle with keeping their private data secure, businesses are investing time and resources to address this serious concern.

Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

Securing the First, Middle and Last Mile with Andrew Kelley. Andrew Kelley and Joe Lynch discuss securing the first, middle and last mile. As supply chains evolve, the need for secure asset transfer increases for both consumers and business to business applications. BoxLock is the industry leader in secure, unattended delivery technology. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast.

What Could a Second Stimulus Mean for Peak Logistics and E-Commerce

Cerasis

Earlier this year, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in the hope of stimulating business and easing the disruption caused by COVID-19. E-Commerce Logistics Logistics Peak Season peak logistics

4 Air Freight Packaging Pointers from Securing Drums to Pallets

Cerasis

The fields of Supply chain and logistics management are a constantly changing, competitive environment. Particularly important to the client is the safe, secure shipping of their product, and in no case is this truer than when it is carried by aircraft. The process for preparing drum units for air transportation can either be a recipe for a safe, secure flight or for disaster just waiting to happen.

How Blockchain Can Increase Your Supply Chain Security

Shipchain

Supply chain security is something that all supply chain managers should be closely monitoring. How Blockchain Can Boost Your Supply Chain Security. And in order for the industry to truly reap the benefits of increased supply chain security , blockchain must become the norm.

Big Data-as-a-Service: Creating New Value for Peak Season Agile Logistics

Cerasis

Today’s shippers, carriers, and logistics service providers (LSP) face an uphill battle in securing available capacity, allocating resources, and planning for an uncertain peak season. Data Logistics Peak Season Agile Logistics

Ready for Full Enforcement of Importer Security Filing?

Talking Logistics

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will begin the liquidated damages phase of Importer Security Filing (ISF) enforcement. Liquidated damages in simplified terms refer to a penalty secured by a bond. Last week on Talking Logistics , I interviewed Kevin Gavin, VP of Supply Chain Compliance at Descartes Systems Group (a Talking Logistics sponsor) about various cargo security and trade compliance programs, including ISF. Starting on July 9, 2013, U.S.

Tackling Drug Counterfeiting — Barcodes vs. RFID vs. Blockchain

Roambee

A WHO report 1 says poor countries lose over 2,50,000 children to fake and substandard drugs of malaria and pneumonia every year. Although most industries are focusing on supply chain efficiency, pharma supply chains bring a bigger worry into the picture: patient safety.

Relieve your FMCG pain - secure Interim Supply Chain Support

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Interim Management Mergers & Acquisitions Dave Jordan Supply Chain CEE Logistics ManagementI know you are busy. Not enough hours in the day. Deadlines rapidly approaching. Your children call you Uncle Dad or Auntie Mum. Before the stress takes its inevitable toll think about relieving the pressure without adding to head count.

How to Secure Your First Supply Chain or Logistics Job

Logistics Bureau

If you’re preparing to launch a new career in supply chain or logistics , it will help a lot to know how and where to look for a first job, which appointments can get you off the best start, and what qualifications will be most helpful in getting you into the profession. The supply chain and logistics workforce in Australia will grow to around 161,000 persons by 2021-22, an increase of around 16,000 workers. Aiding in purchasing and inbound logistics management.

Questions To Ask SaaS Providers Regarding Security

Abivin

But there are a few things that organizations should be acknowledged before fully adopt SaaS softwares, as it also introduces new challenges related to security, such as: data breaches, data loss, denial-of-service attacks, downtime. To overcome these challenges and adapt to become SaaS-powered enterprises, organizations need to consider what are the key questions regarding security to consider before choosing a SaaS vendor. , Click here to secure your Supply Chain data with.

European startups secure over EUR160 million of investment capital

Supply Chain Movement

Over the past couple of years, 53 European logistics-related startups have secured over EUR160 million worth of venture capital between them, according to research by Supply Chain Media, publisher of the Dutch trade journal Supply Chain Magazine and the quarterly pan-European magazine Supply Chain Movement. The vertical axis of the matrix shows the degree of maturity, subdivided into startups and scale-ups (companies that have secured more than EUR2 million in capital).

Email Security Tips You Need to know

Aborn and Co.

In this episode, Jennifer Vidette Cannon, Senior Editor for Marketing Land, explains the current environment of email security and how you can stay safe. or simply search your favorite podcast player for Consulting Logistics

Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Essentially, blockchain is a shared database that enables different users can append new data, authenticate user’s new data with strong cryptography, and provides incentives for other strangers to manage and secure updates. Christopher Tang.

Evolution in Pharma Cold Chain — Vaccine Vial Monitors to Dataloggers to IoT

Roambee

Ensuring product quality when shipping pharmaceutical products is a matter of life or death. This led to the adoption of vaccine vial monitors during the better part of the 20th century, which could provide an indication about major temperature deviations that affected product quality. The industry further evolved in the 70s to use data loggers, which could provide the entire trail of temperature data in shipping.

Security: A Big Challenge for the Internet of Things

Enterra Insights

With new network security breaches announced every week, people now understand many of the risks associated with cybersecurity. Why security is a big IoT challenge. Every single stakeholder involved in an IoT network must be secure or the entire network can be compromised. ” From his perspective, the answer to that question is: “There are almost no in-device IoT security products. Addressing the IoT security problem is a huge challenge.

Cargo Security: Protecting the Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Ensuring supply chain security requires that shippers and logistics providers stay one step ahead of thieves

C-TPAT: An Update to Supply Chain Security and Trade Compliance

Transplace

C-TPAT: An Update to Supply Chain Security and Trade Compliance. By: Linda Bravo, Corporate Customs Broker, Transplace and Sergio Flores, Safety and Security Coordinator, Transplace. In today’s ever-chaining business environment, organizations are faced with ongoing security challenges. border security, [1] while helping businesses to create impactful security practices throughout their entire supply chain.

Covid-19, Warehouse Automation and National Security

Techgistics

Companies like Amazon, with their 400,000 warehouse workers , could argue that it is imperative to national security to make the supply chain as “pandemic proof” as possible to ensure the integrity of food supply chains so we don’t have to battle in the Thunderdome for toilet paper and rice. A legitimate case can be made that it’s not just about reducing costs anymore, it’s about national security.

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Blockchain can make global supply chains more efficient and secure

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Essentially, blockchain is a shared database that enables different users can append new data, authenticate user’s new data with strong cryptography, and provides incentives for other strangers to manage and secure updates. This incident really calls the security of public blockchains into question. Besides the potential of saving billions of dollars, the private blockchain solution can improve workflow and better visibility and security. Christopher Tang.

Wanted: Innovative Responses to a New Security Threat

Supply Chain @ MIT

The recent cyber attacks and security breaches at Target and Home Depot drew executives’ attention to the vulnerability of their companies to this type of crime. In this case, that means challenging the prevailing method for supply chain security in response to the cyber security threat. High-profile breaches such as the ones cited above have spotlighted cyber security, but awareness of the actual risks involved is still relatively limited.

U-Freight supports TAPA’s supply chain security efforts

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

percent of incidents reported in November 2017, is further evidence of the need for diligence in supply chain security, says international freight forwarding and logistics company, U-Freight The news that cargo thefts at unsecured locations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region accounted for 173 or 85.1

5 Skills Necessary For Maximizing Logistics Effectiveness

Cerasis

. Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Robert Everett who gives us some fantastic tips for managing logistics effectiveness. In this article, I propose to have a look at several logistic skills that, besides the specific knowledge in this area, will help to maximize the logistics effectiveness. It is when an employee can honestly share his real views and thoughts regarding the problem or operational issue with all the performers involved in the logistics process.

Airport logistics and the concurrent planning truth behind baggage handling

Kinaxis

As a self-identified traveler I am in love with airports and airport logistics. Although I felt quite a bit of excitement researching Airport Logistics, when it comes to travelling I am an impatient passenger. by Ilyas Kucukcay. Travelling is my ultimate passion.

Fighting for Enhanced Supply Chain Security

Global Trade Management

Cargo theft is a global problem affecting manufacturers, logistics providers as well as customers. BSI has recently published the latest Global Supply Chain Security and Business Continuity Risk Index , that highlights the current supply chain security and business continuity threats faced by organizations worldwide. In order to increase the security of global trade, Arviem has just announced its partnership with Powers International based in the US.

Procurement Logistics: What Is It & Where Do Logistics Providers Fit In?

Cerasis

Although procurement logistics might sound like it involves the purchasing of manufactured products , it is much more involved. The Definition of Procurement Logistics. The simplest way to think of procurement logistics is the procurement of materials needed to manufacture products. According to DHL , procurement logistics includes obtaining the following necessities: Raw materials. Where Do Logistics Providers Come Into Play With Procurement Logistics?

In House Logistics vs. Outsourced Logistics: Big & Small Brands Alike are Targeting 3PL Services

Cerasis

Outsourcing in the supply chain of logistics teams may sound farfetched. Yet in outsourced logistics simply refers to hiring a third-party logistics service, 3PL, to handle the logistics services. From securing inventory to transporting goods from Point A to Point B, 3PL are taking over as in-house logistics teams fall flat. Rechannels Logistics. Justin Brands Boots Their In-House Logistics Department to Outsourced Logistics.

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Offering Prayers While Looking Down the Barrel of a Gun

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, the word security has a different meaning. Unfortunately, we live in a world where the need for security for a Papal visit turns a city upside down. I love the energy, caring, and humility of Pope Francis, and I look forward to being one of the two million spectators lining the streets; but, the level of security in this city this weekend is an unprecedented experience. The pope comes in peace; but to prepare, we are in a high-security lock down mode.

The Top 2019 Logistics Trends Shippers Should Know

Cerasis

The state of the logistics industry is evolving. Technology allows shippers to work smarter, faster and with fewer human resources, and new technologies, such as drones and augmented reality, are continuing the process, reports Victoria Kickham of Logistics Brief. Unfortunately, companies that fail to stay in line with the top 2019 logistics trends could face uncertainty and lost competitive advantage, so let’s look at some of the top trends shippers should know to stay successful.

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Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

Cerasis

economy, regardless of the slight shakeup at the end of 2018, alludes to a year in which logistics capabilities will expand. Companies across the spectrum of the economy are expanding and demanding more from carriers and the logistics industry, and as a result, logistics capabilities will need to grow in accordance. Consider these industries and areas of the economy where logistics capabilities will expand throughout 2019. Strong growth in the U.S.

Internally promoting supply chain security and compliance

Supply Chains Rock

Internally promoting supply chain security and compliance. For the past month Ive been working with IBMs internal supply chain security and compliance team. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. 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.

This Week in Logistics News (March 7 – 13)

Logistics Viewpoints

Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Global Trade Inventory Management Labor Logistics Technologies Omni-channel logistics Regulations Retail Statistics Supply Chain Risk Management This Week in News Trade Security Transportation The unemployment rate edged down slightly in February 2015, to 5.5%. While the unemployment rate for teenagers decreased 1.7% to 17.1%, the rate for adult men (5.2%) and women (4.9%) remained relatively unchanged.