A Coronavirus Supply Chain Success Story: Public-Private Team Effort to Get Logistics Tech to 1st Responders

Savi

As the CEO of a supply chain visibility technology company, I am well aware of the irony of my own firm becoming a victim of supply chain disruption. Portable deployment kits (PDKs) are among the key military asset-tracking products available.

Space: The final logistics and supply chain management frontier

Kinaxis

by Ilyas Kucukcay Recent advancements in the space launch market may indicate an increased need for logistics and supply chain management in outer space operations. Space Logistics and Supply Chain.

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Why I Love Supply Chain Management

Logility

At that point in my life I probably had only heard the term “logistics” as related to the military and the term “supply chain management” hadn’t been coined yet. Again, logistics or supply chain management wasn’t part of my vocabulary or part of a long-term career plan.

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Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Supply Chain Contractors Need to Improve Cybersecurity Risk

Cerasis

But if you perform work as part of a supply chain, you know that the stakes are especially high. Given that you’re part of a network of providers, vendors, transporters and managers, the impact of just one weak link in the supply chain cybersecurity “chain of custody” can be significant. Why Supply Chain Cybersecurity Is Essential Today It doesn’t matter which type of service you perform or which varieties of product you manufacture or help move.

The Brittle China/U.S. Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

According to Tom Derry, CEO of the Institute for Supply Management, “There’s almost no industry sector — and when I say that, I mean manufacturing and nonmanufacturing — that isn’t reliant on China in the United States. ” Lizzie O’Leary writes, “Chinese materials and manufacturing are so pervasive that the average customer has no idea how many of their everyday products contain Chinese components, or how reliant on Chinese components most companies have become.”[2]

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What Drives My Passion for Supply Chain Management?

Talking Logistics

For me who has spent the last 20 years in the military focused on different types of ROI as they pertain to logistics planning and coordination on the battlefield, there is an excitement in translating the skills and experience from military logistics to corporate America. First and foremost, what drives my passion for supply chain management is that I love to learn, and there is always something new to learn in this industry.

7 Supply Chain Tips from Superheroes!

Supply Chain Opz

Supply chain management is everywhere and even the superheroes can give you some lessons! Background Supply chain management has gained more recognition from businesses as the strategy that helps to increase revenue and improve services.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date? Frankel et al 2008 indicated that " supply chain " and "supply chain management" first recognized in the 1980s. NAVIGATE. Basics.

Digitization is not the same as Digital Transformation, and AI cannot help supply chain planning

Kinaxis

But there is little evidence that we have even begun to explore the opportunity to redefine whole supply chain planning processes. Most supply chain planning process definitions date back to before the advent of computers.

Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Nowhere is change more evident than in the supply chain arena. The staff at Supply Chain Network (SCN) writes, “With rising customer expectations, changing business models, cut-throat competition and the influx of technologies, it’s critical that you prepare your supply chain to address challenges such as the capacity crunch, last mile strategies, balancing of costs, digital freight market opportunities and navigating the ecommerce maze.”[1].

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Supply Chain Risk Management and Rocket Science

Logility

I was working as a flight test engineer on experimental military aircraft, a world where the boundary between safety and expanding capabilities was often crossed. No, supply chain management is not rocket science, but we still need to take a closer look at Failure Modes and Effects Analysis.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Supply chain management is a multi-faceted process with many stakeholders and even more moving parts. New technology aims to make the supply chain more efficient, yet investing in the wrong technology further complicates productivity while hindering profitability.

Lifting the Fog of Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

For a number of years, business analysts have been preaching the gospel of transformation in supply chain operations. Glenn Steinberg ( @GlennSteinberg ), global and Americas supply chain leader at EY, observes, “You’ve been hearing about ‘the supply chain of the future’ for years. He adds, “In the Transformative Age, such a state-of-the-future supply chain has become vitally important.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #8: Keeping supply chain information in silos (and preventing your users from making the best decisions)

Kinaxis

Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. Reason #3 Not having end-to-end supply chain visibility. Reason #4 Making key decisions by modelling the supply chain in Excel. Reason #5 Not having a supply chain risk management process. Reason #7 Making decisions based on bad data (supply chain data accuracy). by John Westerveld.

Most Popular Blog Posts of 2012

The Logistics of Logistics

Five Lessons from Military Logistics. Military folks excel in logistics because they focus on the five areas below and we would all be wise to do the same. Regardless of which branch of the military or specific job responsibilities, the military instills core values into every soldier. Understanding lean and the 8 wastes is important for all operations people including logistics and supply chain folks. Please check out the most popular blog posts of 2012.

How the COVID-19 Crisis Will Continue to Affect Retail Supply Chain Thinking

Supply Chain Nation

To provide insights into the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and its impact on supply chains around the world, we are delivering a blog series to help anyone looking for support and advice. Our experts, who have spent years in the supply chain industry, share their insights. .

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week I spoke at the CLX Logistics Conference in Philadelphia on the future of Supply Chain Management. The recent Supply Chain Insights Global Summit gave me new perspective and insights. We are witnessing the redefinition of supply chain practices and technologies.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes. Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities.

Supply Chain’s Must Adapt Before Global Conditions Change

Enterra Insights

VUCA is a term first used in the military that started creeping into supply chain discussions several years ago. Back in 2011, supply chain analyst Trevor Miles ( @milesahead ) noted there is a similar sounding word supply chain managers should associate with VUCA. 1] More recently, pundits have started to insist supply chains can’t sit back waiting to adapt as the world changes, they must get in front of such changes.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. Before the 1950s, logistics was perceived in purely military terms.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. Before the 1950s, logistics was perceived in purely military terms.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

From a manufacturing perspective, logistics management software facilitates effective planning of the supply chain itself and implementation of the final delivery to the end consumers. Before the 1950s, logistics was perceived in purely military terms.

Turkish Special Supply Chain Movement

Supply Chain Movement

Contents Turkish Special Supply Chain Movement. 7 | Election Supply Chain Professional Turkey 2014. The Most Influential Supply Chain Professionals of Turkey will be elected for the first time during a gala dinner at the Suada Club on 17th September 2014.

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The American Revolution and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

Few people, however, think about the war for independence and the vital role played by the supply chain. If left to further its own evolution, they could have served as a source of competition to British Manufacturers. Once the revolution commenced, trade and the supply chain continued to play an important role. From time immemorial, military leaders have recognized the importance of wartime logistics.

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

Our 40 th Bi-Annual Supply Chain Resource Cooperative meeting was a great success, culminating with the student gallery walk, featuring 27 undergraduate and MBA supply chain projects. Evaluate structural changes in your supply base that could reduce risk exposure.

How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. While the Tokyo Olympics are being postponed, but heroes of a different calling are assembling together daily to achieve medal-worthy feats in keeping the base-line global supply chain operating.

Collaboration: The New Battle Cry of Supply Chain

Supply Chain Network

If the mantra of the real estate industry is “Location, Location, Location”, the new mantra of supply chain executives is fast becoming “Collaboration, Collaboration, Collaboration”. The company sources the majority of its products from contract manufacturers in the Far East.

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Supply Chain Cybersecurity: The Weakest Link in the Chain is Your Biggest Risk!

Supply Chain Game Changer

But if you perform work as part of a supply chain, you know that the stakes are especially high. Given that you’re part of a network of providers, vendors, transporters and managers, the impact of just one weak link in the supply chain cybersecurity “chain of custody” can be significant. Why Supply Chain Cybersecurity Is Essential Today. It doesn’t matter which type of service you perform or which varieties of product you manufacture or help move.

U.S. Defense Supply Chain 'Alarmingly' Reliant on China, Other Rivals

Material Handling & Logistics

The Defense Department released an urgent report last Friday outlining how its supply chains are alarmingly reliant on China and other potential military rivals for essential materials. manufacturers to meet national security requirements. We know there's a problem.

Summary of Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries

NC State SCRC

The type of contract of interest in this report is for Development and Manufacture contracts in the Aerospace and Defense industries. Specific Risks in Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries. Managing the supply chain [7].

Providing Protective 3D Printed Gear to Combat the Spread of COVID-19

DiManEx

That is why we are supplying several 3D printed products. We have scaled up capacity to produce thousands per day through our network of Additive Manufacturing partners. Face shields, masks and ID holders for the Dutch military and police.

Impact of Macro Trends on Supply Chains: Digitization of Products

Supply Chain @ MIT

In my last blog post Impact of Macro-Trends on Supply Chains: Diversification of Sales Channels , I looked at the splintering of sales channels and the possible impact on distribution. Some of the initial and most widespread use of additive manufacturing has been in product prototyping.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Transporter 3: Logistics future.

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.

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

Talking Logistics

I will be wrong again,” I stated last year before making my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017 , and I was right. It echoed the title of my September 2016 post, “ The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt.”. Source: Evan, Flikr. “I

Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

It is this ability to present the entire freight transport and logistics supply chain under one roof that makes Multimodal the go-to event for shippers, importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers – all seeking ways to run a slicker supply chain. Manufacturers. Government/Military. Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events. URL: www.multimodal.org.uk.

Appeasement vs. Go Bold: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

What does that have to do with supply chain? When Hitler’s armies conquered Norway, Denmark, Holland, Belgium and France, Britain stood alone against all of the might of the combined German and Italian military. What does this have to do with supply chain you again ask?

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Evolution and History of Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

History of Supply Chain Management. History of Supply Chain Management: Roots. Operations Research began when scientists demonstrated the value of analytics in the study of military logistics problems in the 1940s as a result of the complex requirements of World War II.