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.

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.

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7 Tips For Building Supply Chain Resiliency

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Shortages of products from toilet paper to microchips during the coronavirus pandemic highlighted the value of supply chain resiliency, and the opportunities for companies that aren’t as prepared as they would like. Tips For Building Supply Chain Resiliency.

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

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.

E-Commerce Supply Chains Need These Supply Chain Tech Systems

GlobalTranz

As evidenced by the most recent peak shipping season, the need for effective, high-quality logistics and warehouse management has never been higher. As reported by Jeff Berman of Supply Chain 24/7, “[up to] 70% of B2C companies.read More. Uncategorized E-Commerce Supply Chains

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What is the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative?

The Supply Chain Journal

Two of the worst ship recycling practices are using manual labor instead of automation and releasing parts of ships into the tidal zone, according to Andrew Stephens, Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) executive director. Ship recycling is an end-of-life industry.

The Biggest Container Ships in 2021

All Things Supply Chain

Since the recent blockade in the Suez Canal, it has put large container ships into the spotlight. While the stuck cargo ship “Ever Given” is one of the biggest ships… General container ship container ships shipping supply chain

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.

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.

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?

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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Supply Chain Sustainability Gathers Steam

Logistics Viewpoints

The global supply chain is routinely beset by challenges, both large and small, but the past couple of years have delivered a string of significant logistics disruptions that have threatened to upend the tightly choreographed dance of global freight transportation.

Asian Paints Supply Chain: Adaptive and Resilient

Logistics Viewpoints

Two adjectives that often describe the most successful supply chains are adaptive and resilient. An adaptive supply chain is one that is able to respond quickly to changes and disruption, and the ensuing changes to demand.

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Industry Transformation: Advanced Manufacturing and Digitalisation of Supply Chain-Logistics

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

The Covid-19 pandemic severely exacerbated the shock to the Global economy.Global and Regional Trade and related Supply chains experienced unprecedented disruptions. Supply Chain Resilience became an instant Buzz word amongst Policy makers and Industry. INTRODUCTION.

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.

6 Critical Supply Chain KPIs!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Supply Chain KPIs article and permission to publish here provided by Harkirat Ahluwalia. In supply chain, oftentimes when you focus your efforts on one part of your supply chain, another part of it could suffer.

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As Pandemic Winds Down, Supply Chains Prepare for the Holidays

Enterra Insights

And as retailers struggle to catch up, imports could be capped in the months ahead by a trans-Pacific shipping network that has reached its limit. At the very least, Guffey suggests, “Pay scrupulous attention to supply chains, inbound and outbound.

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?

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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Amazon Supply Chain Strategies!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Amazon Supply Chain strategies article and permission to publish here provided by Jae Jun. Amazon Supply Chain Strategies. Amazon then directly packs, ships, and provides customer service for these products.

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.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 04/23/2021 – 04/29/2021

All Things Supply Chain

supply chain software firm Blue Yonder for $7.1 supply chain software… General Weekly wrap-up blue yonder digitization fresh produce supply chain panasonic shipping suez canal supply chain supply chain software

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 04/30/2021 – 05/06/2021

All Things Supply Chain

The company revealed last… General Weekly wrap-up amazon ever given fedex inventory shipping suez canal supply chain supply chain news supply chain weekly wrap-up UPS

How to Develop a Supply Chain Strategy Like Amazon

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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?

The Fireworks Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. 10 Vital Supply Chain Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic! The global supply-demand imbalance was unprecedented, holding lessons to help mitigate these kinds of disruptions in the future, if heeded. Subscribe Here!

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?

Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Seventy-one percent of the surface of our “blue planet” is covered by oceans which is also reflected in the fact that 80% of goods are moved via sea transportation within the global supply chain [1]. The post Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

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.

Global Supply Chains — A Source of Strength

Enterra Insights

There has been plenty of bad supply chain news over the past year. At the beginning of the pandemic, some analysts believed the global supply chain was on the verge of breaking. For years, ‘faster, cheaper and more efficient’ has been the supply chain manager’s mantra.

Key Ingredients to a Synchronized Food and Beverage Supply Chain

QAD

Years ago disruptions were thought of as common events, like customers changing orders, ingredients and supplies coming in late or even a packing line randomly going down for a short period of time. Supply chains today must be agile, quick and nimble.

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.

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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Global shipping congestion calls for greater visibility

The Supply Chain Journal

Kruciak described IRIS’ intuitive user dashboard’s versatility, providing customized snapshots of shipments, invoices and shipment statistics, and explained how its exception alerts keep stakeholders informed throughout the supply chain.

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.