[PODCAST] Building a Life of Logistics Love: From the Military to Civilian Logistics

Cerasis

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Five Hidden Skills that Military Veterans Bring to Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

Use your company’s military veterans and their five-hidden skill sets to make your company logistically successful. Central to the eventual Allied victory was not just General Patton, who swung his military units to attack in the opposite direction, but also a little-known logistical unit.

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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.

Enhancing Military Logistics and Supply Chains with IoT Sensor Integration

Supply Chain 24/7

Enterprise Sensor Integration, Tapestry Solutions’ IoT software platform, has been deployed across major aerospace and defense companies resulting in substantial supply chain cost savings due to increased productivity, asset visibility, and standardization

Tapping Military Talent: Shoes on the Ground

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain logistics companies view veterans as a crucial pool of potential employees, and consequently they are using a range of methods to recruit and hire former members of the military for their workforces

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.

Squirrelling Away – How panic buying is affecting the supply chain

All Things Supply Chain

Scared that their Government is, if it hasn’t already, going to implement a military style “total lockdown” to… General Procurement Management Supply Chain Management coronavirus procurement management supply chain management

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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What Does It Mean to be “Strategic” in Supply Chain, Anyway?

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management. In short, Supply Chain is evolving from one concerned with tactics to one concerned with strategy.

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 State of Technology in Controlled Substances and High-Value Supply Chains: Part 2, Pharma

Shipchain

Please enjoy Part 2 of our two-part webinar series focusing on high-value and controlled substances supply chains. This webinar will cover the pharma supply chain. Our panel includes: Evren Ozkaya CEO and Founder, Supply Chain Wizard. Government/Military.

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

Kinaxis

by Trevor Miles I was at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit in Chicago earlier this week. But I couldn’t help think that much of the advice was focused on doing well what we have been doing in supply chain for the past 20-30 years.

Evaluating Supply Chain Transformation

Enterra Insights

The new year is also a good time for supply chain professionals to evaluate how their value chains need to transform in the months and years ahead to meet changing business conditions, such as the recent coronavirus outbreak. I believe most professionals will discover their supply chains need to become more agile. ” If you’re not supply is not agile, it will fail to make the grade. Supply chain risks?

Frost & Sullivan Celebrates Innovation and Excellence Across the Globe

The Network Effect

Supply Chain Management Technology The Network Effect awards best practices defense Frost & Sullivan government military public sector supply chainFrost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Awards is an annual award that recognizes companies for superior leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. The awards are conferred upon companies around the world and across a diverse range of industries.

FMCG: Costs and Supply Chain Excellence

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Getting bullets to the front and keeping up the supply lines must be an incredible logistical task which simply cannot fail. Just imagine, no weekends or bank holidays to allow the supply chain to catch up or regroup.

Why Russia’s Agricultural Import Ban is more Supply Chain than Economics

Logistics Viewpoints

The EU banned the export of military technology and certain technology used for oil and gas exploration and production in deep water, the […]. Regulations Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Planning Transportation

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Visibility: Lifting the Fog of Business

Enterra Insights

In his famous book On War, military strategist Carl von Clausewitz wrote, “War is the realm of uncertainty; three quarters … Continued. The post Supply Chain Visibility: Lifting the Fog of Business appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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.

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.

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. .

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.

Outcomes from our Post-Covid Seminar: Supply Chains Shifts, Leadership Communication, and a Rough Economic Forecast

NC State SCRC

The webinar featured myself, commenting on some of the attributes of the global supply chain that will shift, based on some of my recent work with the US AirForce, GovBuy, the Helena Covid19 Network, and other groups on how to mobilize a response to the chronic shortage of supplies in hospitals.

The Hidden Solution to Most Supply Chain Problems with Ron Crabtree

The Logistics of Logistics

Before starting MetaOps, I had a career of about twenty years in supply chain. [05:18] 05:18] Talk about the most common supply chain problems you encounter with MetaOps. 14:23] What is the solution to most of these supply chain problems?

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.

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

Supply Chain Movement Q3: Control Tower

Supply Chain Movement

10 | Profile Scott Kuhn, Global Head of Supply at Syngenta. Speaking from Seed Valley in the Netherlands, Global Head of Supply across Syngenta, Scott Kuhn, describes some of the challenges in evolving to a more customer-focused operating model. 41 | Supply Chain Agenda of Tarik Toprak.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 3-7, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I’m at the West Point Military Academy this morning to pick up my son who spent the week there participating in the Summer Leaders Experience program.

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.