Innovative Approaches to Supply Chain Risk

Kinaxis

A major earthquake in Taiwan. You have a supply chain risk management strategy in place. We have a problem.” The alternate source uses the same supplier in Taiwan. Many companies have accepted the need for Supply Chain Risk Management because they understand that just such a scenario could occur and if they are ready for it but their competitors are not, they have an opportunity to gain market share.

Three Supply Chain Risks that Will Get You Thinking Bimodal

Kinaxis

The same is true when it comes to your supply chain. Unfortunately, many companies are still looking at their supply chains with a lens focused solely on efficiency and the bottom line. Most often credited with coining the term ‘bimodal supply chain’, research firm Gartner describes it as a supply chain made up of two distinct modes. The Supply Chain Risks of Staying Stationary. Supply chain risk management Supply chain risk

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The Supply Chain’s Vision Problem

Enterra Insights

Supply chain visibility remains elusive despite decades pursuing it. Arnaud Morvan states a simple truth, “It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.”[1] That sums up supply chain operations at a lot of companies today: It’s difficult to see, measure and improve what’s happening across the supply chain.” ” Cognitive technology and supply chain visibility.

What Kind of Visibility Into Your Supply Chain Do You Really Need, and How Do You Get It?

Oracle SCM

Cushing has been an invited blogger at conferences sponsored by CFO Magazine and Supply Chain Insights and writes regularly for RKL eSolutions and more. His expertise includes demand-driven supply chain consulting, Theory of Constraints consulting, technology selection and implementation consulting, and business improvement and change management. What are the biggest changes to supply chain management in the past 30 to 35 years?

Prep Your Supply Chain for Super Typhoon Soudelor

Elementum

Super Typhoon Soudelor is set to hit Taiwan and China tomorrow, with a huge potential for supply chain disruption. Update 8/7/2015, 04:00 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Disrupts Air, Rail Services in Taiwan Air and land transportation services in Taiwan have been halted since Friday, August 7, as Typhoon Soudelor moves closer to the region. Update 8/6/15, 22:38 PST: Typhoon Soudelor Forces Suspension of Ferry Services in Southeast Taiwan.

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Who Should Be In The Winner’s Circle?

Supply Chain Shaman

When Gartner purchased AMR Research in December 2009, the methodology became the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25. Now in its seventh year, in the analysis, I learned a lot about the impact of supply chain choices on balance sheet performance: -Not Straightforward.

Preparing the Supply Chain for the Hurricane Season

Enterra Insights

Alex Behrens reports, “ DHL Resilience360 recently released Stormy Weather Ahead: A Global Outlook on the 2019 Season to compile information about the impacts that even small storms can have and discuss the short- and long-term implications of these systems on existing supply chains. ”[1] Behrens adds, “Severe weather poses one of the greatest threats and the least predictable risks to global supply chains within our modern globalized economy.

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Costly Supply Chain Delays in iPhone 8

Elementum

Industry sources also said that iPhone shipments are being held back by supply of OLED panels and yield rates at assembly as output of the 5.8-inch panel is heavily constrained. Some reports indicated that only three to four million iPhone devices will be ready to ship by September this year as it appears difficult for the company to ship the expected 50-60 million new iPhones. However, supply chain problems prompted Apple to cut their iPhone sales forecasts to 208.1

An Air Charter Solution for Teradyne in a Time of Disruption

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Teradyne has always had a strong approach to managing their supply chain. Robinson is proud to act as an extension of their team—identifying new and innovative ways to improve their supply chain and helping implement changes that have made a real impact on their business. Disruption to the supply chain. With the onset of COVID-19, Teradyne’s supply chain faced several challenges.

How are you dampening the shocks in your supply chain?

Arkieva

Recently, I experienced an earthquake during my trip to Taiwan. While it caused some excitement (and concern) from us visitors, our Taiwanese colleagues shrugged and one of them even made a comment that this was our welcome to Taiwan. On my long flight back, my mind went back to this subject and how it could pertain to modern supply chains. Modern supply chains are full of shocks. Expedited shipping modes such as air shipments.

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry | Transportfolio. Companies in technology-based industries are vulnerable to becoming obsolete unless they can quickly assess their biggest supply chain challenges and apply the right resources to solve problems. If you think demand for semiconductor devices, equipment, wafers, supplies, raw materials, and capital equipment is growing, you’re right.

The Industrial Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

Logistics Bureau

Since then, the impact on manufacturing and global supply chains, across multiple industry sectors, has been significant. The IMF’s Gopinath joins other economists and analysts in identifying a number of industries they believe will bear the brunt of supply chain upheavals caused by the epidemic, which has now spread to 115 countries and killed more than 4,000 people. Shipping.

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Yes, I am a Zealot. I Still Believe. Do You?

Supply Chain Shaman

I take supply chain seriously. I believe that better supply chain practices can save the world, and I think that it makes a difference in warfare and welfare. Today, when I talk about building the end-to-end value chain, people will look at me strangely and say “That is not supply chain. I look at supply chain as a way to deliver value-based outcomes in business networks. To me, supply chain is business.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. When customers order items not stocked at one of Belk’s fulfillment centers, those items are shipped directly from the vendor. PST will ship the same day.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Medical supply shortages are being reported across the U.S. Tariffs were placed on medical supplies from China in 2018 and only lifted in March of this year because of the pandemic. This is certainly welcomed news, however, according to an AP article , the Chinese government has required makers of N95 masks to sell all or part of their production internally instead of shipping masks to the U.S.

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Chinese New Year Shutdown 2020: How to Prepare

ShipBob

For those of us who rely on shipping and manufacturing businesses, the Chinese New Year shutdown is an event that we need to be aware of (and prepared for) in advance to avoid delays that could be catastrophic to our businesses. If your business relies on manufacturers in China or the other countries that celebrate the holiday, the Chinese New Year shutdown will probably affect your business — even if the factory is just one step in your supply chain. Shipping delays.

Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Lessons from Nortel Networks

NC State SCRC

The ODM’s in Taiwan have a single tech park where they all started. At the time – it was all in Taiwan, and over time it was moved more to manufacturing locations in China. PCB’s were outsourced in the 1990’s, and final assemblies not long after, but the system house where it was all consolidated, putting it through your systems test and shipping it – was all outsourced to Penang.” They put everything on stop ship – would ship nothing.

Supply Chain Management:Headline for the 2012 Holiday Buying.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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. Bob Ferrari , the Founder and Executive Editor of the Supply Chain Matters Blog, and a periodic guest blogger on the Infosys Supply Chain Management blog.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Chris Darbyshire, VP Operations at Softchoice!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. What is the Digital Supply Chain? At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. How has Business and Supply Chain changed over the course of your career? Subscribe Here!

Building Value Networks. Stopping the Backward Slide.

Supply Chain Shaman

I struggle to understand why innovation in supply chain networks stalled. Like a rocket ship traveling to Mars, a new press release popped into my email each day. Innovation for supply chain leaders in building value networks stalled.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action! An Interview with Leonard Han!

Supply Chain Game Changer

At Supply Chain Game Changer we believe in sharing experiences and expertise from people in every industry and from across the globe. As such we have introduced our “Seasoned Leadership in Action” Interview series at Supply Chain Game Changer. Leonard contributed an article for us last year on The Humble Label in Supply Chain – Too many of them are in use! How has the Supply Chain changed over the course of your career?

What You Need to Know About Super Typhoon Nepartak

Elementum

Super Typhoon Nepartak is set to hit Taiwan on Thursday evening local time. Here's what you need to know in the lead up to landfall: Flights from Songshan Airport, Kaohsiung Airport, and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport have been cancelled. Taiwan and Japan’s southern Ryukyu Island will face heavy rains and high winds throughout the next week. It would then move across central Taiwan and the west coast before leaving via the Taiwan Strait.

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

Hence the companies Bugaboo and Foss have both faced considerable challenges, as they revealed during the recent ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ seminar in Amsterdam on 24 June 2015. Nevertheless, as became apparent during the seminar on China organised jointly by Supply Chain Media and DSV, it is far from easy to serve this fast-growing demographic. That means that we can’t supply mainland China directly from our factory.

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The need to know

EFT

US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. curbs on Chinese chipmaker SMIC could rattle supply chains. Changing tack: windpower breezes back into shipping with Swedish venture.

The need to know

EFT

US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. curbs on Chinese chipmaker SMIC could rattle supply chains. Changing tack: windpower breezes back into shipping with Swedish venture.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Taiwan, Province of China. These mergers and acquisitions are reflected on the Supply Chain Movement 3PL Subway Map Europe. Furthermore, Supply Chain Movement has asked these companies which competitors they come across regularly during logistics tenders.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Taiwan, Province of China. These mergers and acquisitions are reflected on the Supply Chain Movement 3PL Subway Map Europe. Furthermore, Supply Chain Movement has asked these companies which competitors they come across regularly during logistics tenders.

Preparing for Risk…Are You Ready?

Supply Chain Nation

As I tried to relate his ideas to dealing with risks in the supply chain, my mind became filled with many examples of how the supply chain leaders that utilize our JDA solutions plan for risk. But there are other opportunities to mitigate risk that are not as obvious and offer great opportunities across the broad supply chain industry. Another opportunity is the creation of a supply chain control tower.

How COVID – 19 Might Shape the Future of China Sourcing and Manufacture

Logistics Bureau

The disruption to global supply chains caused by Beijing’s decision to close factories and lock down cities to contain COVID-19 has jolted Western companies into rejigging their supply chains, with economists predicting that globalisation as we know it will never be the same again. In this article, we take a quick look at one possible approach which could help to mitigate against any future widespread supply chain shocks. Taiwan.

This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013)

Talking Logistics

While the stalemate continues in Washington, things keep moving forward in the world of supply chain and logistics. Retail stores become shipping hubs to battle Amazon ( USA Today ). Neiman Marcus goes to year-round free shipping ( USA Today ). Citi fined $30 million for leaking Apple iPhone supply chain data ( CNNMoney ). Shipping online orders from Best Buy stores could generate an extra $5.8 Is it ironic that the U.S.

The need to know

EFT

Coupa buys supply chain software firm LLamasoft for $1.5 said on Monday it acquired supply chain software firm LLamasoft for about $1.5 Warehouse chain Sam’s Club, a unit of Walmart Inc, said on Friday it will provide prescribed medicines to patients through delivery firm DoorDash Inc, as customers turn to digital orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. First wave of ships explore green hydrogen as route to net zero.

The need to know

EFT

Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. Taiwan-based electronics manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron are among companies eyeing new factories in Mexico, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the U.S.-China

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The need to know

EFT

Fearing shipping crunch, retailers set earliest-ever holiday sale plans. Taiwan-based electronics manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron are among companies eyeing new factories in Mexico, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, as the U.S.-China

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Top 6 Wholesale Distribution Trends for 2019

EMERGE App

Shipping costs are also expected to spike upwards. It raised its prowess from running mere factories to one that offered a complete value chain: from research and development to shipping and fulfillment. Supply Chain Dependencies. Few countries in the world can match the economies of scale and sophisticated supply chain that China has perfected. Supply Chains Will Be Redefined. Drop Shipping Will Face a Decline. Introduction.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

This is the classic Catch-22 dilemma faced by many corporate security managers when trying to justify further investments in steeling the supply chain against disruptions. The obvious conundrum is that hardening the corporation, its processes, and its supply chain requires investment. How can security professionals present a convincing case for investments in supply chain resilience in the face of such skepticism? Relief and resilience.