We Need Supply Chain Immunity, not Resiliency: A Position Paper


The paper is an attempt to create some logic in the fact of the chaotic healthcare supply chain events currently underway. Resilience is often one of the first things to emerge in any debate on how we arrived at the point we are today in the COVID-19 pandemic, especially as it applies to supply chain management. Supply chain resilience generally means the ability to manage risk and be best positioned to respond and even gain advantage from disruptions (Sheffi, 2007).

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

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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".

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. But, in this article, our focus for supply chain compliance touches on the importance of barcode and labeling requirements. Labels and Supplies. A compliant barcode is just the first step to supply chain compliance. Nebraska.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019


Manufacturing Activity Rebounds in March, Construction Spending Hits 9-month High in February : The Institute for Supply Management recently announced its index of national factory activity rose to 55.3 Shippers Flock to Trucking Spot Market Amid Midwest Floods : Existing flood waters were recently met with even more rain in Nebraska, causing the levy systems in the area to “ remain compromised.” Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31 st , 2019.

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

DAT Solutions

In Nebraska, snow followed by rain led to “historic flooding” that shut down traffic on I-80. The highways are open now, but there are still flood warnings in six states: Nebraska, parts of neighboring South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota, plus eastern Arizona and western Mississippi. Road closures isolated Denver from parts of the supply chain last week. Just as rates were about to turn around, they took another hit last week.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

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Like many of its peers, Menards has special requirements to successfully bring product into its supply chain without incurring additional costs. We work with customers to manage their retail orders to create cost-reduction and performance-enhancing supply chain strategies.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

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If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . Shippers should check with individual supply chain partners to see if they are online. . If shipping to or from Kentucky, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . Ensure that supply chain partners are online before working in the state. . Shippers could face some supply chain difficulty in Maryland. . Nebraska .

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

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It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware.??? . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.?? . ensure your supply chain partners?are Ensure that supply chain partners are online before?conducting This size limit should not impact shippers, but it may still be necessary to check with supply chain partners to ensure that they are operational.

Hurricane Harvey - Effects, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices


As a center of petro-chemical industry and a conduit of trucking and rail out of Mexico, the key supply chain hub is currently devastated by Hurricane Harvey. The Nebraska National Guard has deployed four Army National Guard helicopters and twenty three soldiers to Texas to assist in the ongoing Hurricane Harvey relief operations. Your supply chain IQ is high — so enable their communication to move proactively and quickly.

Three Sisters, my Wife, and a Nun….

Supply Chain Nation

I was born in Omaha, Nebraska and spent the first 14 years of my life there. appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog. In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, Mark Nordick, senior vice president, customer success at Blue Yonder, writes about the most impactful woman in his life and the lessons he’s learned and applied to his life and career. I have three sisters and grew up with a caring mother and father.

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Young MacDonald’s Farm: AI-AI-Oh

Enterra Insights

Whether growing corn on the plains of Nebraska or wheat in the mountains of southeastern Turkey, Mother Nature’s seemingly unpredictable temperament has forced farmers to find innovative ways of better understanding soil moisture, rainfall, and crop health throughout the ages.”[2] Digital solutions will dramatically reduce time, costs, and waste in today’s highly complex food supply chains.”[5]

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

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Knowing these timelines is crucial to supply chain planning. But knowing the general breakdown of crop production, state by state, can help your supply chain roll with the punches. The Golden State is an invaluable resource to the domestic food supply chain. Nebraska. Like many of its neighboring states, Nebraska produces corn in abundance. Produce will tighten capacity rates increase in Nebraska around September through October.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

As I highlighted in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013 , tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred computing platform for business professionals, which is why technology providers are designing and optimizing their applications for these devices.

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Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll


Nebraska. #29. Nebraska. For the logistics, shipping and supply chain industries this should be of the utmost concern, as the demand for the transit of goods is unlikely to diminish in an age where Amazon is the world's most powerful corporation and supply chains have become so globalised. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report

Trump's Tariffs Anger US Manufacturers, Business Groups

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Tight Supply “Today’s action does little to address the China challenge while potentially alienating allies and disrupting supply chains that more than 97% of U.S. During a time of record demand for aluminum in the United States, it is critical that aluminum producers across the value chain have a steady and reliable source of supply.”. Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska echoed that sentiment about China and called the tariff expansion “dumb.”.