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

Savi

Currently, Savi is the sole provider for the military’s active RFID-IV (aRFID IV) contract , which Product Lead Automated Movement and Identification Solutions (PL AMIS) manages. Portable deployment kits (PDKs) are among the key military asset-tracking products available.

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. Highly effective shippers are successful because they have developed the right attitude and habits regarding shipping. Strategic view of shipping.

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Supply Chain Graphicof the Week on Ocean Cargo Ships Increasingly at Risk Due to GPS Interference

Supply Chain Digest

Governments, Military and Criminals Jamming and Faking Real GPS Signals

Shipping to Area 51: Limited Access Locations

Freight Center

But what if you needed to ship something to Area 51? Besides getting fast-tracked onto a government watchlist, there are extra costs associated with shipping to a place like Area 51. Limited access is an add-on because of the extra shipping requirements for these locations. We are equipped to handle specialized freight like military shipments and government contracts (as well as shipping the 2 million people going to Area 51). Ready to ship?

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

Here are just a few pain points that are increasing transportation costs: Container shipping headaches. The ocean shipping industry might finally be righting itself, but shippers are still aggravated with issues. Fewer trucks leads to increased demand, making delays more commonplace, and increasing the need for high-cost, quick-turnover shipping. Freight industry executives are cautioning their customers to expect even more price increases for shipping this year.

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

Supply Chains Rock

This weekend I watched " Transporter 3 " the action movie about an ex-military expert that uses his superior driving skills and an Audi A8 to deliver "packages" for clients in remote areas in record time. Anyway, in the opening sequence a giant cargo ship is loaded with containers. Its not clear, how they know liquor is in the container, but lets assume they saw this on the shipping manifest. Who said supply chains are boring?

Drone delivery coming soon to a supply chain near you

Kinaxis

by Ilyas Kucukcay The concept of a drone was not something we gave much thought too just a few years ago—except for the applications of the military-related operations, much less drones in supply chains as product delivery mechanisms.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Shipping Managers, Procurement Directors, Distribution Managers, Traffic Managers, Logistics Directors, SCM Directors, Sourcing Managers, Transport Managers and Supply Chain Directors from: Major High Street and Online Retailers. Government/Military. Events Clarion Events distribution managers event freight transport logistics Multimodal NEC Birmingham procurement directors shipping managers Supply Chain Directors traffic managers Multimodal 2015. Date: 28 – 30 April 2014.

Speculation and Shipping in the South China Sea

Elementum

A destabilized shipping route drives up costs in more ways than one, but how close are we to a problem that has yet to definitively present itself? Luckily to date, strong military presence in the region has not restricted the free movement of merchant vessels. A representative from IHS Markit remarked that it was difficult to see why China would ever deliberately obstruct shipping or trade flows.

Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

Early on, the company was a manufacturer of packaging for the United States military. Today, the company’s focus is on e-commerce fulfillment and shipping directly to the consumer (home delivery). [03:25] [00:20] Opening / Introduction.

Large Shipping Losses Have Declined 38% over Past 10 Years

Material Handling & Logistics

There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4% year-on-year -- the second lowest in 10 years after 2014. There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4% year-on-year (98) -- the second lowest in 10 years after 2014.

Big changes coming to the supply line, just not where you thought they’d be

Kinaxis

One can certainly imagine the time and cost savings this would have to a shipping company. Autonomous shipping is not just a huge deal for commercial shipping companies, it will also make a huge impact in military applications.

Apply Yourself to Everything You Do

Supply Chain Nation

Donna joined the military in her 20s after deciding that she wanted to serve her country. She shares with us her experience in the military, and what Veterans Day means to her. SCN: What branch of the military did you serve? SCN: How did your military service shape your life?

How Car Technology Innovations Will Transform Logistics

Cerasis

Argentus Supply estimates driverless trucks can lower freight shipping costs by as much as 40 percent per kilometer. In logistics, this type of technology can be applied to locate and schedule shipping fleet vehicles.

Understanding How Parcel Cost Control Reduces Total Transportation Costs

Cerasis

Going Online With Parcel Shipping Payment Processing Is Standard Parcel shipping means paying for more shipments, which can be both labor- and time-consuming, not to mention difficult to navigate with dozens of regional carriers and hundreds of potential shipper-carrier relationships. In fact, FedEx, USPS, and UPS have taken this concept a step further, offering discounted rates to shippers who pay for shipping parcels online.

Veterans Day with Gratitude

Supply Chain Nation

We proudly count more than 68 JDA associates as military veterans and are grateful for their service. My father made the decision, with the permission of his mother, to lie about his age and enlist in the military at age 17. Military Career.

The State of Uncertainty in the Freight Market!

Supply Chain Game Changer

UPS and FedEx both have released statements professing their need to continue shipping as an essential business, but it will be harder for smaller, more local carriers to keep up with their pace. active military, electronics, and e-commerce packages. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Apply Yourself to Everything You Do

Supply Chain Nation

Donna joined the military in her 20s after deciding that she wanted to serve her country. She shares with us her experience in the military, and what Veterans Day means to her. SCN: What branch of the military did you serve? SCN: How did your military service shape your life?

NASCES 2016: End-to-End Supply Chain Management Transformations

Kinaxis

What kept nagging at me though is that the presentations were largely about “righting the ship” rather than “moving from ship to air.” by Trevor Miles I was at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit in Chicago earlier this week.

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

With the help of a sound Logistics Management Software, manufacturers can effectively manage the multifaceted process involved right from the production cycle to the delivery of raw materials to shipping the finished products to the consumers. What is Logistics Management Software?

Logistics Management Software – A Complete Handbook for Manufacturers

ThroughPut

With the help of a sound Logistics Management Software, manufacturers can effectively manage the multifaceted process involved right from the production cycle to the delivery of raw materials to shipping the finished products to the consumers. What is Logistics Management Software?

Freight Classification Errors, Re-Weighs, & Other Common Freight Adjustments Are Eating Your Bottom Line’s Lunch

Cerasis

LTL shipping, much like any industry with so many moving parts, can be a bit tricky from time to time. The shipment’s NMFC code establishes the carrier’s shipping charges. This is even more especially true if the shipper only ships a few different commodities.

The National Truck Driver Shortage is Threatening the Freight Industry

Elementum

Shipping routes and truck sales have been severely impacted. Hiring military veterans and women could also have a positive impact. The trucking industry, which moves 70% of US freight, has been facing a driver shortage for the past 15 years.

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. I became very familiar with risk management early in my professional career.

The American Revolution and the Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

1] He writes: “The Navigation Acts mandated that the Colonies’ only trade with Great Britain, only export their goods on British (or Colonist) ships, and pay duties to the King on any goods not imported from Great Britain. From time immemorial, military leaders have recognized the importance of wartime logistics. Today in America, we commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

Shipping. Laem Chabang, another major seaport, is also a container port, making it easy to ship goods by sea. Manufacturers have many shipping options and can choose the best mode for shipping their products, balancing location, speed and cost.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

It will allow for the automation of more complex warehousing tasks, such as unloading shipping containers and picking packets or individual e-commerce orders. We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

Doing Business in Brazil

QAD

It abolished the monarchy and became a republic in 1889 before being thrown into several dictatorships and military rule. Shipping. Brazil is the largest country in South America and the fifth largest country in the world. With a total area just slightly smaller than the U.S.,

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

Shipping Gazette Daily News. One of the most comprehensive daily summaries, and by far the leading Asian-based summary, China’s Shipping Gazette provides daily information about carriers, forwarders and technology. The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources.

It’s All About the Logistics

Enterra Insights

Sun Tzu, the famous Chinese general, military strategist, writer, and philosopher who lived in the 6th century BC, wrote, “The line between disorder and order lies in logistics.” Two-day or same-day shipping is becoming the norm. Sustainability and visibility are also important — particularly factors like carbon footprints, carbon neutral shipping, and end-to-end supply chain visibility, web integration, and billing solutions.

Navy Awards Two Shipbuilding Contracts for New Submarines

Operations and Supply Chain Management

billion order for 10 nuclear submarines, expanding what is viewed by military analysts as one of the Pentagon’s most successful weapons-buying programs. General Dynamics also builds guided-missile destroyers, auxiliary ships and commercial vessels. Its marine division has the highest margins of its three military units, with a rise to 10.4% Discussion Questions: Read the following article carefully.

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

NC State SCRC

You can either ship it by boat from China (30 days) or by plane (FedEx). Some of the many issues that undergo different social and political debates include guns, the use of military force, sugar water, cigarettes, fatty food, and many other issues.

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

ThroughPut

That there are people who serve in the military and in healthcare that do far more honorable and impactful things, that I do not. Walmart and FedEx can keep shipping, as long as we can keep producing. The Defense Production Act has been invoked to meet PPE demand in the United States.

Veterans Day with Gratitude

Supply Chain Nation

We proudly count more than 68 JDA associates as military veterans and are grateful for their service. My father made the decision, with the permission of his mother, to lie about his age and enlist in the military at age 17. Military Career.

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

6 River Systems

For example, a certain product is ready to be shipped from the manufacturing facility. This is especially costly in today’s real-time world where one-day shipping and instant gratification are the norm.