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Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

When Gartner purchased AMR Research in December 2009, the methodology became the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25. Now in its seventh year, in the analysis, I learned a lot about the impact of supply chain choices on balance sheet performance: -Not Straightforward.

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

Oracle SCM

Cushing has been an invited blogger at conferences sponsored by CFO Magazine and Supply Chain Insights and writes regularly for RKL eSolutions and more. His expertise includes demand-driven supply chain consulting, Theory of Constraints consulting, technology selection and implementation consulting, and business improvement and change management. What are the biggest changes to supply chain management in the past 30 to 35 years?

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The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it. Arnaud Morvan states a simple truth, “It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.”[1] That sums up supply chain operations at a lot of companies today: It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.” ” Cognitive technology and supply chain visibility.

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

Elementum

Super Typhoon Soudelor is set to hit Taiwan and China tomorrow, with a huge potential for supply chain disruption. Update 8/7/2015, 04:00 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Disrupts Air, Rail Services in Taiwan Air and land transportation services in Taiwan have been halted since Friday, August 7, as Typhoon Soudelor moves closer to the region. Update 8/6/15, 22:38 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Forces Suspension of Ferry Services in Southeast Taiwan.

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Preparing the Supply Chain for the Hurricane Season

Enterra Insights

Alex Behrens reports, “ DHL Resilience360 recently released Stormy Weather Ahead: A Global Outlook on the 2019 Season to compile information about the impacts that even small storms can have and discuss the short- and long-term implications of these systems on existing supply chains. ”[1] Behrens adds, “Severe weather poses one of the greatest threats and the least predictable risks to global supply chains within our modern globalized economy.

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The Industrial Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

Logistics Bureau

When leading economists start talking about a drop in manufacturing comparable to the start of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis, you can be sure that the world’s leading industries are in for a torrid few months. Since then, the impact on manufacturing and global supply chains, across multiple industry sectors, has been significant. Shipping. Any stutter in the supply chain, therefore, has a potentially harmful effect on public health.

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An Air Charter Solution for Teradyne in a Time of Disruption

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Teradyne has always had a strong approach to managing their supply chain. Robinson is proud to act as an extension of their team—identifying new and innovative ways to improve their supply chain and helping implement changes that have made a real impact on their business. Disruption to the supply chain. With the onset of COVID-19, Teradyne’s supply chain faced several challenges.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

I take supply chain seriously. I believe that better supply chain practices can save the world, and I think that it makes a difference in warfare and welfare. Today, when I talk about building the end-to-end value chain, people will look at me strangely and say “That is not supply chain. I look at supply chain as a way to deliver value-based outcomes in business networks. To me, supply chain is business.

How COVID – 19 Might Shape the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture

Logistics Bureau

COVID-19 and the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture. The disruption to global supply chains caused by Beijing’s decision to close factories and lock down cities to contain COVID-19 has jolted Western companies into rejigging their supply chains, with economists predicting that globalisation as we know it will never be the same again. But global dependence on Chinese manufacturing is mind-boggling…. Alternative Manufacturing Hubs: Asia’s Promise.

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry | Transportfolio. Companies in technology-based industries are vulnerable to becoming obsolete unless they can quickly assess their biggest supply chain challenges and apply the right resources to solve problems. If you think demand for semiconductor devices, equipment, wafers, supplies, raw materials, and capital equipment is growing, you’re right.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Medical supply shortages are being reported across the U.S. Tariffs were placed on medical supplies from China in 2018 and only lifted in March of this year because of the pandemic. This is certainly welcomed news, however, according to an AP article , the Chinese government has required makers of N95 masks to sell all or part of their production internally instead of shipping masks to the U.S.

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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. In addition to cutting the need for outsourced manufacturing, this move could give the company a leg up on the competition by making it possible to get products in the hands of consumers faster. The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S.

Building Value Networks. Stopping the Backward Slide.

Supply Chain Shaman

I struggle to understand why innovation in supply chain networks stalled. Like a rocket ship traveling to Mars, a new press release popped into my email each day. Innovation for supply chain leaders in building value networks stalled.

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Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

ShipBob

The upcoming Chinese New Year is on January 25, 2020, but the holiday shutdown can affect production times at China’s manufacturing companies for as long as two months as many workers travel back to rural villages to celebrate with friends and family. For those of us who rely on shipping and manufacturing businesses, the Chinese New Year shutdown is an event that we need to be aware of (and prepared for) in advance to avoid delays that could be catastrophic to our businesses.

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. Companies that have already got a manufacturing base in China are not necessarily at an advantage, as Bugaboo’s story illustrates.

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Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Lessons from Nortel Networks

NC State SCRC

The ODM’s in Taiwan have a single tech park where they all started. You didn’t have to add designers, and they leveraged the fact that they designed phones for other people, could do it quicker, and would leverage that, and would get their money back through manufacturing in a low cost environment. At the time – it was all in Taiwan, and over time it was moved more to manufacturing locations in China. They put everything on stop ship – would ship nothing.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Chris Darbyshire, VP Operations at Softchoice!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Digital Supply Chain? At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. After Celestica I went to work for Psion Teklogix before starting my own Solar panel manufacturing company.

Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Industrial Manufacturing. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. Another wildcard is a year that featured more natural disasters and incidents of supply chain disruption.

Seasoned Leadership in Action! An Interview with Leonard Han!

Supply Chain Game Changer

At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. Leonard contributed an article for us last year on The Humble Label in Supply Chain – Too many of them are in use! How has the Supply Chain changed over the course of your career?

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Taiwan, Province of China. These mergers and acquisitions are reflected on the Supply Chain Movement 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Taiwan, Province of China. These mergers and acquisitions are reflected on the Supply Chain Movement 3PL Subway Map Europe.

The need to know

EFT

Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. Taiwan-based electronics manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron are among companies eyeing new factories in Mexico, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the U.S.-China

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The need to know

EFT

Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. Taiwan-based electronics manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron are among companies eyeing new factories in Mexico, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the U.S.-China

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Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

They range from small-batch soap manufacturing to the distribution of sports car parts. Shipping costs are also expected to spike upwards. It firmly cemented China as the world’s manufacturing hub. It raised its prowess from running mere factories to one that offered a complete value chain: from research and development to shipping and fulfillment. Supply Chain Dependencies. Supply Chains Will Be Redefined. Introduction.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

This is the classic Catch-22 dilemma faced by many corporate security managers when trying to justify further investments in steeling the supply chain against disruptions. The obvious conundrum is that hardening the corporation, its processes, and its supply chain requires investment. How can security professionals present a convincing case for investments in supply chain resilience in the face of such skepticism? Relief and resilience.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

Deemed “too big to fail” by NASA , the weather event will impact supply chains at every stage. As the event starts to take effect, here are ten things you should know about how different weather systems will impact your supply chain. That’s good news for agriculture and manufacturing in the state, two industries that rely heavily on almost nonexistent water. This should keep prices low and shipping lanes open.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Land challenges for Hong Kong’s Logistics sector were the key topics discussed at the recent Leadership Luncheon gathering of Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP). The National 12th Five-Year Plan specifically calls for strategies and tactics to enhance Hong Kong’s status as an international financial, trading and shipping centre; and also for Hong Kong to develop into a high-value goods inventory management and regional distribution centre (RDC).

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Black Friday 2016: Brought To You By Logistics

Freightos

But improved data forecasting and more predictable supply chains have become a boon for ocean freight, leading to an increase in ocean shipments at the expense of their more expensive aerial counterparts. Even items that were traditionally reserved for air – like cellphones and other high-value items – are now occasionally shipped by ocean. The highest price for shipping any one unit (on a 50″ TV manufactured in Taiwan) was estimated at $20.