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.

Revealing the Value of Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace and Defense

DELMIA Quintiq

What aerospace manufacturers need is agility in their design and production processes to help mitigate the variability in supply and demand. Additive Manufacturing (AM) is one innovation in which aerospace companies have significantly invested to try to address some of their unique challenges. Additive Manufacturing is accelerating the development phase and reducing time to market.

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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. It’s an indication of a society that can use advanced supply chain technology to achieve the best, and to find and harvest the undiscovered. Space Logistics and Supply Chain. Space-related operations are projected to form humankind’s largest supply chain network.

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.

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. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, I went to work in the aerospace manufacturing industry as a test engineer. Again, logistics or supply chain management wasn’t part of my vocabulary or part of a long-term career plan. What is your supply chain story?

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and 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.

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

Material Handling and 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.

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. Stock 2009 said more specific that most researchers believed the term " Supply Chain Management " was introduced by Keith Oliver of Booz Allan Hamilton in 1982 on Financial Times. 3) Origin of "Supply Chain".

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. However, some supply chain professionals still work under the accounting, production or even marketing functions. So they apply supply chain management principles and bring operations to the next level.

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. In fact, most organizational structures, which dictate the processes, date back to military concepts of communications. “By far the most common way is chain of command, which means that you always flow communication through your manager.

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.

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.

A Checklist for a Manufacturing Company Internal Audit!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Today, manufacturing firms face increasing threats from cybercriminals targeting weaknesses in SCADA (supervisory, control, and data acquisition) systems. Regulatory bodies recognize the data security challenges that manufacturers face, and have initiated various requirements and standards of operations meant to safeguard data. Primary Cybersecurity Threats Facing Manufacturing Companies. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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. .

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.

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. Supply chain professionals have to push the envelope on processes and procedures every day to gain incremental improvements in customer service, costs and efficiencies. 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. Effective supply chain management offers numerous benefits for companies, so overcoming challenges to keep things running smoothly is a top priority for supply chain professionals.

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.

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.

China's Chip Hack on US Supply Chain Could Have Far-Reaching Consequences

Material Handling and Logistics

The supply chain attack could have siphoned corporate secrets and government information while leaving few fingerprints. intelligence data, participate in a complex supply chain honed over decades.

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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. As I presented on Supply Chain 2030, I shared the research on balance sheet performance, and provided the insights on why I believe 90% of organizations failed in the delivery of supply chain excellence at the balance sheet level. The recent Supply Chain Insights Global Summit gave me new perspective and insights.

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.

India, Japan and Australia look to each other and away from China in new supply chain initiative

EFT

India, Japan and Australia are seeking to reduce dependence on China by launching a Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to build resilient supply chains in the Indo-Pacific region later this year.

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India, Japan and Australia look to each other and away from China in new supply chain initiative

EFT

India, Japan and Australia are seeking to reduce dependence on China by launching a Supply Chain Resilience Initiative (SCRI) to build resilient supply chains in the Indo-Pacific region later this year.

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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.

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. This election is a clear recognition of the value of supply chain management in Turkey. Supply chain software remains hugely popular. As Supply Chain Director at Tofa?,

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. It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. 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. It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. Before the 1950s, logistics was perceived in purely military terms.

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.

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. It helps coordinate the various supply chain activities, which include the complete range of procurement, development, implementation, commercialization, and delivery of the goods or services to the market. Before the 1950s, logistics was perceived in purely military terms.

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”. If the events of the past few months have taught us anything, the ability to create and sustain collaborative processes with global supply chain partners is crucial to properly manage, and in some cases, capitalize on complexity.

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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.

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. Our responsibility is to minimize the impact, manage our healthcare system’s capacity, and make sure the right supplies show up at the right place at the right time. So, manufacturers, assemble!