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

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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Special Report: Food Safety and the Supply Chain

Ryder Exchange

That’s the takeaway from “Food Safety and the Supply Chain,” a new special report from Food Logistics magazine sponsored by Ryder, on the new regulations and powers of the U.S.

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.

Report of a Potential White Knight for JDA Software

Supply Chain Matters

There has reportedly been a new development regarding prior Reuters and Wall Street Journal reports regarding the potential acquisition of JDA Software. Reuters, the news agency that originally disclosed the presence of acquisition talks by Honeywell International has now reported that private equity firm Blackstone Group has appeared as an apparent white knight offering a […].

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.”

Case Study: TMS Reporting Saves 20% for Steel Manufacturer

PLS Logistics

A national, high-quality steel manufacturer was experiencing difficulty within its supply chain because of a limited scope and sole focus on outbound management. The company wanted to remain focused on their core competencies, but its transportation needs were taking up too much time and effort.

Amazon Reportedly Shopping for an Airport

Supply Chain Matters

Since last November, Supply Chain Matters has highlighted developments indicating how Amazon is rolling out a strategy for managing and controlling its own logistics, transportation and customer fulfillment capabilities. They have included the long-term leasing from ATSG of dedicated air cargo aircraft, Amazon branded semi-trailers and advanced logistics sortation facilities. Now social media and industry […].

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.

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

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.

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.

2017 EFT Global Logistics Report

Supply Chain Nation

This year’s EFT 2017 Global Logistics Report also shows that the industry seems to be reaching the consensus that the tech-driven LSPs are the future of business. Logistics providers identified similar threats in 2016 as 2017 to their growth in 2017, however, the number of respondents reporting each of the top threats (competition, stagnant growth and commoditization) diminished by up to 6.5 percent reported it being commoditization. Access the full report here.

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.

Volkswagen Reports Profitability Despite Ongoing Emissions Scandal

Supply Chain Matters

Today, in announcing its financial performance for the first quarter of 2016, the company surprised many by actually reporting respectable operating and net profits. Supply Chain Matters provides an important follow-up to the ongoing diesel emissions scandal and brand crisis associated with Volkswagen. VW characterized such results as “respectable” considering the challenging conditions and further […].

2017 Warehouse Capacity Economics and Trends Report

FLEXE

In 2015, 12% or respondents reported subleasing space. The post 2017 Warehouse Capacity Economics and Trends Report appeared first on FLEXE.

EFT 2016 Global Logistics Report

Supply Chain Nation

As the EFT research report shows, both LSPs and their customers have an accelerating interest in innovation, technology, eCommerce and talent management. To read the full report, access: EFT 2016 Global Logistics Report.

Where Do We Go From Here? Taking a Look at the 2016 State of Logistics Report

Cerasis

The prices of fuel continued to drop, and growth in the logistics industry slowed to a painstaking crawl of less than So, let’s take a closer look at what findings were released within the 2016 State of Logistics (SOL) report and how they impact current and future logistics processes.

A.P. Moller-Maersk Reports Q4 and 2016 Performance- More Signs of Ongoing Global Transportation Industry Turbulence

Supply Chain Matters

Moller-Maersk, the parent of global container shipping lines leader Maersk Line reported both fourth-quarter and total FY16 financial performance this week and the company’s shareholders were not pleased. The shipping industry further gained another reality check as to the ongoing implications of container shipping overcapacity. For the recently concluded quarter, financial headlines included a […].

Reports that AB InBev to Cut Thousands of Jobs

Supply Chain Matters

The Associated Press and other media outlets today reported that AB InBev expects to cut approximately 3 percent of its total global workforce, the equivalent of thousands of jobs, once the giant consumer goods conglomerate complete it latest $110 billion mega acquisition, that being rival beer brewer SABMiller. The AP report notes that with a […].

Report highlights looming urban food logistics crisis

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

A major new study offers valuable insights into the current issues and potential strategic solutions to the current and future challenges facing food and drink supply chains in London and other major population centres across the UK

Food 22

Quarterly Report for On-Demand Warehousing Pricing and Usage: 2016 Summary

FLEXE

Throughout the year, we release quarterly reports on the pricing and usage data from the FLEXE network. In the On-Demand Warehousing Pricing & Usage Report: 2016 Summary , we take a look at all four quarters in 2016 and compare year-over-year data for Q4 2015 and Q4 2016.

Report Indicates Wal-Mart Ratchets Up Pressures on Suppliers to Squeeze Costs

Supply Chain Matters

When a report directly impacting supply chain strategy is featured as a front page article in The Wall Street Journal, we are certainly going to bring it to Supply Chain Matters reader attention. Today’s WSJ report (paid subscription or free metered view) indicates that last month, Wal-Mart began an effort to place increasing pressure on its North America based suppliers to cut the cost of their products.

New Research Report from APICS: What’s Keeping Supply Chain Leaders up at Night

Supply Chain Matters

This week, both organizations released their latest joint research report: Supply Chain Issues: What’s Keeping Supply Chain Managers Awake at Night? Report also available for complimentary downloading) This research represents Michigan State’s research efforts profiling challenges among […]. APICS and Michigan State University have recently partnered to research top concerns among leaders of supply chain management.

On-demand Warehousing Quarterly Pricing and Usage Report

FLEXE

In order to help our warehouse partners make informed decisions about their warehouse strategies, FLEXE put together a quarterly report that reviews pricing, usage and volume trends in on-demand warehousing.

A Brief Report on the Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The post A Brief Report on the Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain. by Hans Velthuizen This week I attended the 5 th Annual Pharmaceutical Innovation in Manufacturing Summit near Heathrow.

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

Oracle Reports Fiscal Q4 and Full Year 2016 Financial Performance- It’s All About Cloud Momentum

Supply Chain Matters

Oracle reported both fiscal 2016 fourth quarter and full year financial performance with executives indicating they were thrilled by the results as well as the current momentum of this enterprise technology provider. Oracle CEO Safra Katz indicated her optimism that the company is working to position Oracle as a customer strategic partner for the Cloud. […].

Report Card for Supply Chain Matters 2015 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Four

Supply Chain Matters

While industry supply chain teams wrap-up their various 2015 strategic, tactical, and operational line-of-business business and supply chain focused performance objectives, we continue with our series of Supply Chain Matters postings looking back on our 2015 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains that we published in December of 2014. Our research arm, The […].

Optimising the flow - Supply Chain Management Special Technology Report

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Manufacturing & Logistics IT spoke to a number of key spokespeople from the vendor and analyst communities about recent developments in the world of supply chain management-related solutions – including those involving mobility, Cloud/SaaS and Big Data

Breaking: Reports that Wal-Mart to Trim Jobs at Bentonville Headquarters

Supply Chain Matters

Both The Wall Street Journal (paid subscription) and Reuters are today reporting that global retailer Wal-Mart is planning a round of layoffs involving hundreds of workers at its Arkansas corporate headquarters later this week. According to both reports, fewer than 500 employees may be involved.

Supply Chain Talent: Our Take on Deloitte’s Survey Report (part 2)

Demand Solutions

In my last article , I introduced Deloitte’s supply chain survey report and shared Deloitte’s concept of what it takes to be a supply chain Leader.

Report that UPS is Struggling to Keep Up With Current Surge in Online Orders

Supply Chain Matters

The report cites recent Ship-Matrix Inc. Today, The Wall Street Journal disclosed what some online consumers may already be aware of- namely that UPS is currently struggling to keep pace with current holiday parcel volumes. data analyzing millions of packages as indicating that on-time delivery rates for UPS Ground packages pegged to normal transit times […].

Report That Apple Has Scaled Back Component Orders for iPhones

Supply Chain Matters

Citing three informed sources familiar with the Apple supply chain, the report indicates that order forecasts to iPhone suppliers have been pared back in […]. This week, The Wall Street Journal validated what those in Apple supply chain ecosystem had already suspected, that the global consumer electronics icon has scaled back supply chain requirements for iPhones.

Supply Chain Leadership Report: Many Styles Generate Success

Supply Chain 24/7

Seven core competencies identified as essential for leadership success: Compiled from multiple sources, the purpose of this report is to convey a knowledge and skills blueprint for current and future supply chain leaders

Supply Chain News on Trip Report on JDA Focus 2015

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore reports on his three days at the 2015 JDA user conference

Implications from This Week’s FedEx Earnings Report

Supply Chain Matters

FedEx reported Q4 and FY15 financial results this week that included strong indicators of some change in strategic direction along with implications from previous actions. Financial highlights for the final fiscal quarter included an increase in adjusted operating income of 5 percent but a reported loss of $895 million primarily as a result of […].

Report Points to Increase of Shippers Outsourcing Transportation Management Due to These 4 Core Benefits

Cerasis

According to a recent report from Evan Armstrong of Armstrong & Associates, the 3pl industry is expected to see even more growth in the coming years than it saw from 2010-2013. Because all of the activity happens in this transportation management platform, several reports and custom analysis can be created. Businesses today often need a bit of help moving their bottom line forward.

UltraShipTMS named a “Notable TMS Vendor” in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant Report

Supply Chain Collaborator

May 3, 2017 – Fair Lawn, NJ – UltraShipTMS is recognized as a notable vendor of enterprise transportation management systems and associated logistics IT solutions in Gartner’s esteemed Magic Quadrant report for Transportation Management Systems.

New Report: The Amazon Effect and Your Supply Chain

Ryder Exchange

The way we shop has changed with how fast our fingertips can press the checkout button. We live in a time when people would much rather shop online from the comfort of their home than go to a brick-and-mortar store.