Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

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Almost 75 percent of US companies are experiencing capacity shortfalls in their supply chains, due to Coronavirus-linked transport disruptions , a new study has shown. With some 5 million companies impacted by China’s supply chain woes, the picture is similar in other parts of the world. A study of the tactics employed by companies falling into category 2 may provide lessons in shrewd supply chain management that we could all learn from.

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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

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40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. Delays in Northern California and Seattle are limited at this time. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Shifting from supply driven problems to a demand problem in U.S. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

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Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Amazon expands same-day Prime delivery to 11 more cities (Seattle Times). MercuryGate Launches Global, Omni-modal Freight Procurement Solution. New Study: 70% of Executives have started Digital Supply Chain Transformation.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

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Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news…. First branded ‘Prime Air’ jet in Amazon’s fleet to fly at Seafair (Seattle Times). As reported by The Seattle Times , “Amazon will fly its latest Boeing 767 widebody jet freighter, publicly revealing the new ‘Prime Air’ branded livery of its fast-growing fleet of used cargo planes” at today’s Seafair aerial display over Lake Washington near Seattle.

Your Brand Deserves Modern Logistics, Don’t You Think?

FLEXE

Traditional methods for finding and procuring warehousing and fulfillment services are labor-intensive, time-consuming, and expensive. You can rent your own warehouse, which then comes with procuring the machinery, software, and resources to make that space into a fulfillment center. Or, you can procure services with multiple third-party logistics (3PL) providers in varying locations, and outsource your operations to those companies that rely on different systems.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

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About half of these jobs are in the US, and half of them based out of their Seattle headquarters. The lion’s share of the fourteen jobs requiring over ten years of experience are either technology related, like a principal machine learning scientist, or international freight, whether it’s a EU Supply Chain Program manager, a senior intermodal manager, or a principal for Amazon Global Logistics’ (AGL) cross-border unit.

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10 reasons to attend SustaIn 2017

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If you have attended the event in the past you already know about its unrivaled networking, and top quality content (speakers from the previous years include Chief Procurement and Sustainability Officers of companies such as Nestle, GlaxoSmithKline, L’Oreal, Coca-Cola Enterprises , and experts such as John Elkington , Andrew Winston and more – watch a best-of video from 2016 below). Ron Lewis – VP Supply Chain, Coca-Cola European Partners and former CPO, Coca-Cola.

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment

FLEXE

Seattle, Washington. With scalable, on-demand capacity, it’s easier to procure space when volumes peak and there’s a strain on your infrastructure. During peak seasons, there is a bump in pop-up fulfillment centers in these three cities: Seattle, Washington: As the PNW continues to grow at an exponential pace, many eCommerce companies are realizing the value of having fulfillment centers in the area to meet the growing demand.

Taking the Leap

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After living in Los Angeles and Seattle, she recently moved to Munich to take a role as CFO of JDA’s EMEA region. It mentioned procurement and I thought that looked interesting – I do enjoy shopping! So, I started looking for buyer or procurement roles. I stumbled on a procurement/project management role at a small global defense contractor. You want to know a little bit about marketing, operations, procurement or whatever that gives you a sense of how a company works.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

FLEXE , Flexport and Convoy –three technology companies adding flexibility to the supply chain–,recently hosted the first Peak Logistics breakfast in Seattle, Washington. I’m Nerijus Poskus — Director of Pricing and Procurement at Flexport. One of the…the garment supply chain always compare this to IT cloud infrastructure. So Amazon Cloud Services, most of it is probably in Seattle.

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Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. 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. Supply Chain Management.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020

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CPG, food companies and other related industries are seeing surge volumes across their supply chain from inbound to plants, plants to DC’s / mixing centers, and DC’s to customers. Some retail supply chains are slowing, stopping as customers are staying home in many areas of the country. Ports, ocean carriers, and dray providers are considered essential supply chain providers. Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020.

This Week in Logistics News (December 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air-cargo business (The Seattle Times). Seattle passes law letting Uber, Lyft drivers unionize (Reuters). It seems like Amazon was in the news every day this year with some kind of supply chain or logistics development. This week, as reported in The Seattle Times, Amazon is negotiating to lease 20 Boeing 767 jets for its own air-delivery service.