Report of Panic Among Some Amazon Suppliers

Supply Chain Matters

A Bloomberg report indicates that Amazon has suddenly stopped buying from many of its manufacturers and wholesalers in order to boost profits. A published Bloomberg report last week has captured the attention of quite a number of consumer goods and other B2C or B2B focused manufacturers.

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A Complete Breakdown of the 26th State of Logistics Report

Cerasis

On June 23, 2015, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( CSCMP ) released the “State of Logistics Report,” which happens to be in its 26 th year. For members of the CSCMP , the cost of the report is free, but it stands out at $295.00

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Government Report of U.S. Factory Activity in February Again Trended Downward

Supply Chain Matters

Morgan Global Manufacturing PMI was reported as declining to a 32-month low point. The ISM Report on Business for February surprised many with a 2.4 factories reportedly decreased 0.4

Head Scratching Report on December 2018 U.S. Retail Sales

Supply Chain Matters

A new report on U.S. Commerce Department report on December retail sales at stores, online and at restaurants had reportedly declined a seasonally adjusted 1.2 Industry analysts questioned the report’s accuracy, and this Editor must express puzzlement as-well.

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Sales & Operations Industry Report How the right enabling technology. Software Sales & Operations Planning Industry Report 2 About AIMMS AIMMS is a forward thinking platform provider democratizing the. Sales & Operations Planning Industry Report 4 A handy checklist for software.

CDP Supply Chain Report 2014

SCM Research

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) “is an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information” Written by Accenture, the CDP Supply Chain Report 2014 has now been published. Its subtitle, Collaborative Action on Climate Risk, indicates the direction of the report’s journey.

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Amazon and Alibaba Report Financial Performance for Respective Holiday Quarters

Supply Chain Matters

Two of the globe’s dominant online retail and services platform providers, Alibaba and Amazon , recently reported financial performance results that included the all-important 2018 holiday fulfillment surge period. Yet with that headline, revenue growth was reported as $17.5

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Airbus and Boeing Report Q4-2018 and Full Year Operational Performance

Supply Chain Matters

Last week, Bloomberg , citing knowledgeable sources, reported that Airbus would likely fall short of its annual 800 aircraft delivery goal. Obviously, persistence may have negated that report. The company reported a total of 693 net new orders for the year.

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Report That Maersk Line Looks Toward Added Acquisitions in Logistics

Supply Chain Matters

The CEO of Maersk indicated to a European business publication that acquisitions involving land logistics and transportation services are expected over the next 2-3 years. This is another clear sign of pending industry consolidation of capabilities.

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Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

JDA’s Manufacturing Pulse report examining consumer industries has revealed that in the last 12 months, more than two-fifths (42%) of European adults have bought goods directly from a manufacturer. Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016.

The 4 Stages of Supply Chain Analytics

means that companies must move from descriptive, rear-facing reports. to manually run their own analysis, report KPIs, and create a record of past. Reporting moves to persistent dashboards and away. Supply Chain Data Maturity A Guide to Transformation.

A.P. Moeller Maersk Reports Q4 and 2018 Full Year Financial Performance

Supply Chain Matters

Moeller Maersk reported what was termed mixed Q4 and full-year 2018 financial performance, and a cautious forecast for declining global shipping volumes for 2019. . percent, primarily burdened by a reported 32 percent increase in bunker fuel not recovered in fuel surcharges.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] eft Launches annual 3PL Selection and Contracting report

Cerasis

Today we bring you a report that we have recently received from eft (eye for transport). The findings in the report mirror what we wrote about in January in regards to how emerging technology will forever impact the manufacturing and logistics space. Click here to download the report.

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Supply chain disruption reported as the fastest rising threat

Supply Chain Movement

Cyber-attack is the top threat perceived by businesses, according to the fourth annual Horizon Scan report published today by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), in association with BSI. Supply chain disruption is reported as the fastest rising threat, up 11 places since last year.

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Global Supply Chain Report 2017 (Guest Post by Dexter Galvin)

SCM Research

Our latest Global Supply Chain Report 2017 , written in partnership with BSR and the Carbon Trust, revealed emissions savings of 434 million tonnes disclosed by suppliers in 2016. billion as a result of their carbon-cutting measures – double what was reported in 2015. While the savings achieved by suppliers were certainly impressive, around half of the 4,300 companies we surveyed didn’t report any emissions reduction activities at all.

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CDP Supply Chain Report 2012

SCM Research

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has now published its Supply Chain Report 2012. The report reveals that a majority of these companies reward “suppliers that employ good carbon-management practices” and that many of these companies will soon begin to deselect suppliers, if they don’t adopt such measures. Practice Report Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Sustainability

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ModusLink’s 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report Underscores Commitment to Enabling Sustainable Supply Chain for Customers

ModusLink Corporation

This week ModusLink unveiled its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the organization’s commitment to helping customers achieve sustainability goals. ModusLink News Corporate Sustainability Global Reporting Initiative Fulfillment supply chain

New Gartner Report Identifies Biggest Supply Chain Obstacles

ToolsGroup

A significant number of companies surveyed reported bigger challenges around short-term micro agility than longer-term “macro” supply chain agility. The report concludes, “The potential power of advanced analytics solutions will perhaps trigger an inflection point in supply chain software.”

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Bombshell Report Indicates Foxconn is Reconsidering Plans for Wisconsin Manufacturing Facility

Supply Chain Matters

An exclusive published report from Reuters now indicates that Apple’s prime contract manufacturer Foxconn is reconsidering plans for its proposed Wisconsin manufacturing facility.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

are often left out of the process, at best receive lagging reports on. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3. From manual to automation 4.

2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains Research Report Now Available for Downloading

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog announces that The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group ’s research report, 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains , is now available for complimentary downloading.

2018 EFT Global Logistics Report: Innovation and Technology Are Paving the Way Forward

Supply Chain Nation

This year’s Eye for Transport (EFT) Global Logistics Report shows increased momentum and optimism more than ever. Respondents reported that blockchain (52.79 percent of respondents reported digital transformation as the biggest challenge they’re currently facing in the industry.

Reports of Softening U.S. Trucking Rates and Rising Global Logistics M&A are Not Coincidence

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters reflects on reports of the potential for softening U.S. The Wall Street Journal today reported that U.S. Meanwhile, a second-report indicates that global logistics mergers and acquisitions may be set to kick into higher gear.

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[WHITE PAPER REPORT] Revenue Growth At The Hand Of Improved Digital Supply Chains

Cerasis

How Will the Digital Supply Chains White Paper & Report Help Me? By following the report's practical steps, research suggests an increase in enterprise revenue and decrease in supply chain costs.

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Report of Current CEO Sentiment Levels Turning Cautious Has Implications for Supply Chain Management Transformation Initiatives

Supply Chain Matters

while sentiment regarding China and Europe reportedly grew more pessimistic. According to reporting by The Wall Street Journal regarding the survey, this latest data is a dramatic reversal from sentiment levels a year ago when a recession risk was sanguine.

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Report Indicates that Airbus Nearly Accomplished its 2018 Full Year Production Goal

Supply Chain Matters

A report indicates that Airbus’s Commercial Aircraft business came very close to meeting its target for commercial aircraft deliveries in 2018.

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Business Reporter: The Future of the supply chain

Kinaxis

That’s the stance of Kinaxis thought leader Trevor Miles (follow @milesahead on Twitter), who recently sat down with Business Reporter journalist Alastair Greener in London, England to discuss the future of supply chain, and what the perfect supply chain might look like.

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What Is New in Sustainability Reporting? What Do Supply Chain Professionals Need to Know About It?

Logistics Viewpoints

these kinds of reports help supply chain and operations professionals understand what may be required of them in the not so distant future. Sustainability Industry materiality reports IQMS

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The World’s Oldest Supply Chain Analyst Report

Talking Logistics

Construction workers in the Seaport District found what experts believe is the world’s oldest supply chain analyst report. The author is unknown, but based on a preliminary translation, the report’s subject matter is very familiar to supply chain professionals today.

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New Research Partner Announced for Compiling Annual State of Logistics Report

Supply Chain Matters

Kearney as the new author for that organization’s Annual State of Logistics Report® Further announced is that Penske Logistics will continue its longstanding role as a top sponsor of this report since 2009. […]. Transportation and Logistics Annual State of Logistics CSCMP CSCMP Annual State of Logistics Report global transportation and logistics trends Independent supply chain industry analyst Bob Ferrari's Blog Supply chain Matters blog

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The 2017 State of Logistics Report: Uncertainty, Unsustainabiltiy Usurp Logistics  

Cerasis

The 28th Annual Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( CSCMP ) 2017 State of Logistics Report, published by A.T. However, this year’s report comes on the heel of a polarizing election and inauguration, so its findings may come as a surprise to shippers.

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Report on Arctic Northern Passage Shipping Volume

Supply Chain Matters

Last year, we highlighted reports that a Chinese cargo ship successfully made the first ever commercial transit of the Northwest Passage. This week, the Wall Street Journal reported (paid subscription) further volume increases for this northern shipping route. Two years ago. Supply Chain Matters called reader attention to an important milestone in Asia and North Atlantic Ocean transit.

Report of Automotive Production Overcapacity Across China

Supply Chain Matters

Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports that both domestic and foreign-based auto producers continue to build and subsequently bring online more auto production capacity across China. The report cites a projection that by 2017 there will be 140 auto production plants in China vs. the 123 existing at the end of 2014. The report cites one Shanghai based consultant as indicating that some carmakers are regretting plans to expand plant capacities, but decisions have already been made.

Report of More Job Cuts at IBM

Supply Chain Matters

In March Supply Chain Matters highlighted for readers certain reports indicating that enterprise technology provider IBM was conducting workforce restructuring that included a large amount of layoffs. Today under its Business Watch column, The Wall Street Journal reported that IBM has once again […].

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A Report of Some Push Back from Wal-Mart Suppliers

Supply Chain Matters

In prior commentaries, Supply Chain Matters has highlighted reports indicating that Wal-Mart had once again focused on its suppliers for sharing the burden of needed higher margins. In April a front page published article by The Wall Street Journal reported on Wal-Mart’s increased pressures on North America based suppliers to squeeze costs.

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