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

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Listen to “Building a Life of Logistics Love & Preparedness: From the Military to Civilian Logistics” on Spreaker. Freight & Logistics Resources 2020 Strategic Freight Management Trends Download White Paper An Introduction to Blockchain and Its Potential Benefits and Drawbacks in Supply Chain Management Download White Paper Revenue Growth At The Hand Of Improved Digital.read More.

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.

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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 TransportationIn July the US, the European Union (EU), and select other countries instituted a number of trade and financial sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the separatist movement in neighboring Ukraine.

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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. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2016 : robot pickers, bridge-inspecting drones, autonomous freight shuttles, and more.

Transportation Network Modeling: A Powerful Tool in Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy

Talking Logistics

Companies need to be fully aware of global climate change conversations and how they will impact their supply chain in the near future. Outside of the Paris Agreement, the European Union (EU) has a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transport by around 60 percent below 1990 levels by 2050. Cost reductions sometimes go hand-in-hand with GHG reductions, but some measures could increase transport costs.

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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".

Understanding How Parcel Cost Control Reduces Total Transportation Costs

Cerasis

Understand Accessorial Charges Contribute to 20 Percent of Total Transportation Costs Parcel cost control must underscore the importance of controlling accessorial charges, including fuel surcharges and surcharges not otherwise specified, like Saturday delivery, next-day delivery, and hazardous material handling. Knocking accessorial charges out of the equation lowers total transportation costs. Small Package Transportation

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.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

Global supply chains tie the planet together, providing goods to consumers, jobs to workers, and dividends to shareholders. Proximity to raw materials, increased capacity, and labor costs are just a few of the ways that global supply chains work to save money for today’s top companies. However, the biggest pain point for these global supply chains is the one that seems inescapable – transportation costs. Pain Points Increasing Transportation Costs.

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 challenges in delivering the next generation of Military hardware

SupplyOn

New technologies and current digital supply chain challenges were among the top topics at AIA The Fall AIA Supplier Management Council Meeting took place from September 24-26th at the Omni Hotel in Ft. Another comparison was transport time of a traditional vs. flying ambulance. There was also a lot of discussion around the regulatory considerations that come with so many other airborne transportation options coming online.

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. Control towers enable companies to centralise their transport planning and to reduce the number of empty kilometres their delivery trucks travel. 25 | Overview: Transport Control Towers Solutions. Theme: Control Tower.

Does Canada Need a Chief Logistics Officer?

Supply Chain Network

Likewise, logistics the physical handling, storage and transportation of any materiels or related services needed for the Government of Canada to serve citizens costs 10′s if not 100′s of millions of dollars annually. Transportation – Less Than Truckload & Truckload. Some specific examples where this approach might be effective include: • Supply Chain Data Collection. Supply Chain Standards (Education & Rollout). (No

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?,

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. Here’s a crash course in holding your supply chain partners, and yourself, to higher security standards.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Entering its eighth year, Multimodal has grown to become the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport and logistics event. 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. Government/Military. Multimodal 2015.

7 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends to Watch in 2018

Logistics Bureau

It’s that time when idle chatter at the office Christmas lunch turns to debating what next year will bring, especially among logistics and supply chain professionals, for whom it seems every New Year brings new challenges, trends, and disruptive innovations. The 7 Trends for Supply Chain Pros to Watch in 2018. In many cases, supplying companies have taken an “Implement first. 2018 Trend #3: Enterprise Mobility Penetration into the Supply Chain.

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. I kicked off the meeting with an overview of the current dilemma facing supply chain executives, given the uncertainties of tariffs with China, Brexit in the UK, and the disturbances in Hong Kong and the Middle East that create a path with many risks in every direction.

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.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26 th , 2019. This past weekend, the nation observed Memorial Day – and here at Transplace, we want to extend a special thanks to those men and women who have served and who currently serve in our military. Below, this week’s TIP List observes some of the trends that are currently impacting the transportation and supply chain industry: Floods Swamps U.S.

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019

Transplace

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26 th , 2019. This past weekend, the nation observed Memorial Day – and here at Transplace, we want to extend a special thanks to those men and women who have served and who currently serve in our military. Below, this week’s TIP List observes some of the trends that are currently impacting the transportation and supply chain industry: Floods Swamps U.S.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In the transportation industry, there are many moving parts that can impact your day-to-day operations. From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing and government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain. Which transportation indicators or topics are most relevant to your interests?

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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IoT Speeds Over-the-Road Shipment Tracking

Talking Logistics

If you’re a global supply chain executive, you’ve got a challenging job. According to a 2017 Michigan State University Supply Chain Management study , “supply chain and product complexity possess a number of sources that vex supply chain operations…customer accommodation is the first,” including the demand for speed and visibility into shipments. Data is the fuel that powers the modern supply chain.

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. This third post in a four-part series on broad trends that could transform supply chains considers the effects of digitization. For these products, digitization has annihilated the supply chain since the physical product is no longer needed for the information to be consumed.

Last Mile Delivery Optimization Model With Drones

Supply Chain @ MIT

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have historically been utilized for military applications, but they are quickly gaining traction as a viable option for driving improvements in commercial last-mile operations. Featured Strategy Transportation delivering in megacities drones in the last mile MIT Supply Chain Management master's program parcel volumes trucks and drones in supply chains

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

DiManEx

That is why we are supplying several 3D printed products. At the moment, we are supplying these products to a number of our customers, including Dutch Railways and the Royal Dutch Army. Face shields, masks and ID holders for the Dutch military and police. The Dutch Army is supporting the Netherlands’ civil authorities in the fight against COVID-19, including deploying military doctors across the country.

The History of Supply Chain Management! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Over the last 100 plus years of the history of supply chain management has evolved from an initial focus on improving relatively simple, but very labor-intensive processes to the present day engineering and managing of extraordinarily complex global networks. History of Supply Chain Management: Roots. Increasingly this is referred to by industry as “Supply Chain Engineering.”. History of Supply Chain Management: The Early Years.

Factors Affecting Logistics Within The Aerospace & Defense Industry

Supply Chain Link

The aerospace and defense industry makes for a complex and ever-changing supply chain. Just this past year, military funding for aircraft reduced leading aircraft manufacturers to shift their attention towards commercial aircraft. Distribution Global Supply Chain Transportation 3pl Freight ForwardingOver the next twenty years, air travel demand is expected to double 1 and aerospace manufacturing demand is expected to exceed $5.6 trillion 2. There are.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Evolution and History of Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

History of Supply Chain Management. Over the last 100 plus years of the history of supply chain management has evolved from an initial focus on improving relatively simple, but very labor-intensive processes to the present day engineering and managing of extraordinarily complex global networks. History of Supply Chain Management: Roots. Increasingly this is referred to by industry as “Supply Chain Engineering.”

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

Kinaxis

by Jonathan Matthews When talking about exciting new advancements that are coming to the supply chain, the discussion will always usually end up focused around 3D printing. Rightly so, as the 3D printer has opened up new opportunities never before possible in the supply chain. This can be a huge time and cost saver for companies involved in projects, but when looking at the overall supply chain worldwide, 3D printing is a pretty niche example.

Hamburg calling – how the 8th Aviation Forum gave insights into tomorrow’s aerospace supply chain

SupplyOn

Of these, 73% are accounted for by civil aviation, 19% by the military and 8% by space. Best practices for a competitive supply chain It is impossible to cover all the different interesting speeches and masterclass sessions, so I just share a few highlights: Boeing’s Simone Berger gave insights into Boeing’s ramp-up, driven by both Single Aisle and Twin Aisle.

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. But I was right with some of my other predictions, especially my prediction that we would see a rise in cyber attacks in 2017, with supply chain and logistics operations becoming new targets. 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.

Podcast: Rob O’Byrne on Digital Transformation, Sustainability, and Diversification in Sourcing

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Supply chain and logistics consultant, educator, and podcast host Rob O’Byrne has over 40 years of supply chain experience. He has been helping companies design more profitable supply chains for over 25 years, most of them as founder and CEO of Logistics Bureau.

Savi is Named to Supply Chain Brain’s 2019 100 Great Supply Chain Partners

Savi

For the second consecutive year, Savi has been recognized as one of Supply Chain Brain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners. SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners’ list highlights the providers who develop products and solutions with a focus on their customers’ needs. These companies are driving innovations in a way that directly benefits their customers’ overall supply chain operations and performance.