What is Multimodal Shipping?

GlobalTranz

Multimodal shipping represents how companies can find new value within their supply chains and augment efficiency without dramatically increasing landed costs. The supply chain has been suffering due to the growing conglomerates like.read More.

What is Supply Chain Resilience?

GlobalTranz

If your company’s supply chain survived 2020 and the disruptions of early 2021, it’s safe to say it has passed the resiliency test. Let’s start here: what is supply chain resilience? What is Supply Chain Resilience? Blog Supply Chain

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LTL Shipping Through Proactive Supply Chain Risk Management Software

GlobalTranz

The topic of supply chain risk management has taken on a new persona as the global supply chain endures the COVID-19 crisis. The post LTL Shipping Through Proactive Supply Chain Risk Management Software appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Challenges in Multimodal Shipping Management

GlobalTranz

Multimodal represents one of the most important ways, if not the most significant development in the supply chain’s history, to increase efficiency and lower costs. And more companies are turning to multimodal shipping management as an alternative to sticking with a single-mode.

Industry 4.0: Are You Ready?

The supply chain is moving towards automation - and even awareness - that will change how products are ordered, manufactured, shipped and consumed. Are you ready?

What is Supply Chain Resiliency?

Logistics Viewpoints

If your company’s supply chain survived 2020 and the disruptions of early 2021, it’s safe to say it has passed the supply chain resiliency test. How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption. 7 Tips For Building Supply Chain Resiliency.

Reconsidering Global Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Rising nationalism, the protectionism it spawned, and the coronavirus pandemic forced many companies to reexamine their global supply chains. My reasoning is simple, regionalized supply chains place manufacturers closer to consumers and reduce transportation costs. With growing public concern over supply chain carbon footprints, reducing transportation requirements makes corporate sense. ’ Recent analysis indicates that Supply Chain 4.0

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Drop Shipping: A Perfect Fit for Supply Chain Operating Networks

Talking Logistics

As reported last month by Jennifer Smith in the Wall Street Journal , “A growing number of retailers are relying on suppliers to ship online orders directly to customers, a strategy they hope will help them compete with e-commerce rivals without spending more on inventory. The practice, known as drop shipping, lets retailers offer more products for sale on their websites—such as multiple colors of the same sweater—without having to keep those items in stock.

Amazon Supply Chain Innovation Continues

Logistics Viewpoints

Three years ago, my colleague Steve Banker wrote an article about the Amazon supply chain , asking if it was the most innovative in the world. How do each of these drive the Amazon supply chain? It will be interesting to see where the Amazon supply chain goes from here.

Pandemic Lessons For Supply Chain Leaders

Supply Chain Shaman

The Covid-19 pandemic tested the global supply chain. Like riding a bumpy road, the supply chain leader is riding the ups and downs of changing market conditions facing greater variability day-to-day. See You At the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit?

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

As we plan for the world of eCommerce and the customer expectation of quick, free shipping, our ability to forecast is turned on its head. How to gain end-to-end visibility into any causes of delay in your global supply chain.

The Consequences of Supply Chain Constipation

Enterra Insights

As most adults know, constipation involves the difficult passage of necessary items through the tail end of the body’s supply chain. This blockage has created havoc in the global supply chain. Last week oil prices rose and shipping stocks dropped.

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Freight Data Sharing Across the Supply Chain and Its Role in Multimodal Shipping

GlobalTranz

Even before the status of the nation, and indeed the world, was turned upside down by the pandemic and political unrest, the supply chain industry was heading towards a massive and potentially disruptive evolution.

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Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience

GlobalTranz

Supply chains across the globe need a better mousetrap to keep freight spend under control and efficiently manage freight. The post Big Data Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Resilience appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Beating Your Chemical Supply Chain Challenges | Roambee

Roambee

The chemical supply chains stand at the crossroads of another upgrade; on one end there are traditional methods that pose challenges and on the other you have compelling technology solutions.

E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

GlobalTranz

The trend has been evident in recent years, but heavier freight remained on the fringe of e-commerce shipping. The post E-Commerce Freight Shipping in 2020: Is This the Year Heavier Freight in E-Commerce Proliferates?

A True Supply Chain Transformation Requires the Proper Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

Belcorp’s Maturity in Supply Chain Design. Belcorp Corporation has actively worked to be a leader in ensuring that their people can effectively use a complex type of software known as supply chain design. LLamasoft has developed a supply chain design maturity model.

5 Ways to Go Green with Carbon-Neutral Shipping

GlobalTranz

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog comes from a guest author, Michael Gorman, who shares five different ways of going green with carbon-neutral shipping. The post 5 Ways to Go Green with Carbon-Neutral Shipping appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon

GlobalTranz

From fast, affordable shipping to great customer service, consumers can find pretty much anything they need on Amazon. The post How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Supply Chain supply chain strategyAmazon has taken the eCommerce industry by storm, becoming the leading online marketplace in the world. And what’s not to love?

8 Steps to Building Supply Chain Resilience for Manufacturers in a Post-Covid World

ivalua

They discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Procurement and came up with this list of 8 critical supply chain management activities that can help Procurement teams build and maintain supply chain resilience now and in the years to come.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. This was the beginning of my journey from manufacturing to understanding larger supply chain concepts. Much to my chagrin, when I entered into the world of supply chain, the processes of source, make and deliver were usually not designed. Figure 1: Definition of the Supply Chain Organization.

Shipping Disruption: What Shippers Need to Know About DPA

GlobalTranz

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has contributed to what might be described as the biggest supply chain shipping disruption of the century. The post Shipping Disruption: What Shippers Need to Know About DPA appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. E-Commerce Logistics Logistics Supply Chain Shipping Disruption

Evolving the Supply Chain for Anywhere-to-Everywhere Shipping

Logistics Viewpoints

The supply chain as we used to know it is changing – and these changes are impacting not only retailers, but a variety of businesses and industries. An increasing number of businesses that never had to worry much about shipping are finding themselves competing with experienced and emerging retailers. Just look at how major pharmacies and healthcare providers are rolling out ship-to-home medical supply services.

Wolves and ships

Supply Chain Movement

That’s the question posed by Rob Zuidwijk, Professor of Global Supply Chains & Ports at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, in a recently published report. European supply chain start-up landscape. Martijn Lofvers, Chief Trendwatcher Supply Chain Media.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 02/12/2021 – 02/18/2021

All Things Supply Chain

The Cold Chain and COVID Vaccine Shipping

Freight Center

It’s been the talk of the town lately, and that includes in the freight shipping community. The cold chain has been heavily impacted by the shipping of the COVID vaccine because of its temperature-sensitive shipping requirements.

Top 10 Metrics to Track and Manage Risk in the Supply Chain – Part 1

GlobalTranz

Under the current COVID-19 global pandemic, managing risk in the supply chain has taken on a renewed importance. Procurement teams continue to struggle with finding available suppliers and shipping capacity to enable supply chain responsiveness.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 01/15/2021 – 01/21/2021

All Things Supply Chain

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 02/26/2021 – 03/04/2021

All Things Supply Chain

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How to Pack and Ship for Temperature-Controlled Shipping

Freight Center

Whether it’s really cold or hotter than the hinges, temperature-controlled shipping plays a vital role in the supply chain. Let’s go over some tips on how to pack and ship for temperature-controlled shipping.

Megatrends Reshaping Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC is getting ready for our Supply Chain Forum on February 16 th and 17 th. End users – supply chain practitioners working for manufacturers, distributors, or retailers – can attend for free. These applications improve service while holding down supply chain costs.

Unique Challenges Facing Food & Beverage Supply Chains

Kuebix

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in food shoppers buying supplies for a longer period of time (ex. The post Unique Challenges Facing Food & Beverage Supply Chains appeared first on Kuebix. Food and beverage companies produce and distribute essential products every day.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up from 06/26/20-07/02/20

All Things Supply Chain

senators want review of drug supply chain Republican and Democratic U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain… General Supply Chain News Weekly wrap-up coronavirus shipping supply chain news supply chain sustainability weekly wrap-up

Is Your Shipping Strategy Costing You Customers?

Freight Center

Nowadays, it’s difficult to tell if your shipping strategy is working for you or against you. With consumer behaviors changing rapidly, it’s more important than ever to continually revise your shipping strategy. Is your shipping strategy costing you customers?

We Are Finalists in the 2020 Supply Chain Brief MVP Awards!

All Things Supply Chain

All Things Supply Chain has qualified as a finalist in two categories in the 2020 Supply Chain Brief MVP Awards!