Lessons Learned from Supply Chain Disruption

PLS Logistics

Supply chain disruptions span from day-to-day risks like malfunctioning equipment to high-impact threats like natural disasters. Supply Chain Managed Transportation Case Study


Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Supply Chain Disruptions: A Survival Guide. Do you feel supply chain risk management is too complicated to implement? This article will show you how one of the worlds leading companies put a theory into practice and survive many supply chain disruptions.


Untimely Occurrences of Multi-Industry Supply Chain Disruptions

Supply Chain Matters

As businesses enter the all-important final four months of 2016, news of supply chain disruptions are permeating business media channels. We, along with global media, have already alerted readers to the ongoing and quickly cascading implications of Hanjin Shipping’s financial receivership, which we have characterized as a financial shot heard across the globe. The potential […].


How do the Best-in-Class Respond to Supply Chain Disruptions?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Melissa Clow “Chief Supply Chain Officers (CSCO) know that there is no such thing as a perfect plan and disruptions will always occur.”. This is the reality that every member of a supply chain team lives with every day.


Missing: C-level Engagement to Address Supply Chain Disruption Risk

Talking Logistics

A 2005 study on the impact of supply chain disruptions revealed there is significant damage to a company’s financials and brand when a crisis or stoppage occurs. Other stats related to disruption include: 107 % drop in operating income. These can all lead to disruption.


Number One Risk for Manufacturers Is Supply Chain Disruption

Material Handling & Logistics

Global Supply Chain NewsOther risks include taxes, labor costs, economic conditions and competition. read more.


Even More Stark Reminders of Pending Supply Chain Disruption- Hurricane Irma

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters updates readers on the pending approach of Hurricane Irma to the Florida and potentially other U.S. Procurement and Sourcing Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Disruption Transportation and Logistics Effects of Hurricane Irma supply chain disruption alert Supply chain Matters blog Supply Chain Risk


Supply chain disruption reported as the fastest rising threat

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain disruption is reported as the fastest rising threat, up 11 places since last year. Concerns over supply chain disruption were the fastest rising threat, climbing to fifth place in this year’s report, up from 16th in 2014.


Major Supply Chain Disruption On-Tap for Pharmaceutical and Drug Focused Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

We previously noted on Supply Chain Matters the acquisition of India based generics drug producer Ranbaxy Laboratories by Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries in a $3.2 Guest contributor and book author Rich Sherman addressed pending shifts and re-focus required across healthcare delivery supply chains.


Supply Chain Disruptions? Everything’s Clearer with the Right TMS Technology


It’s like the universe went through a list of common supply chain challenges and thought, “Let’s see what happens if they all take place at the same time.” Gaining visibility into your supply chain. A TMS solution provides the supply chain visibility you need.


Supply Chain Disruption: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Logistics Management


In this blog, Camcode discusses how collaboration provides supply chain disruption to impact the future of logistics management. The supply chain is in the midst of a digital disruption, with new technology and tools promising to add efficiency and enhance accuracy. But for companies that fail to ride the wave of digital supply chain disruption, the results can be catastrophic. Logistics Supply Chain


Disruption from Your Supply Chain: Product Recalls

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Recalls create tension in the supply chain and test consumer relationships, affect sales, and can negatively affect a brand’s reputation. Transportation Supply Chain Disruptions


Businesses facing high costs of supply chain disruption

Supply Chain Movement

Business Continuity Institute research has exposed the high costs that businesses are facing as a result of supply chain disruptions in this increasingly interconnected world. percent suffered a one-off disruption that cost in excess of €1 million (up from 9% last year).


Best Practices in Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM)

The Network Effect

by Matt Kunkel, co-founder LogicGate It’s not something we like to think about, but supply chain disruption and disasters are. The post Best Practices in Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) appeared first on The Network Effect.


Supply Chain Complexity: What’s Behind Supply Chain Disruption and Why You’re Not Achieving Consistent ROI Improvement

Inbound Logistics

Network optimization studies help simplify supply chain operations and provide continual year-over-year savings


Planning for Supply Chain Disruptions

Consumer Goods Logistics

Was your supply chain impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma? Supply Chain Challenges


Yet Another Significant Supply Chain Risk Looming

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters highlights two reports indicator another important area of global supply chain risks, that being South Korea and growing tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile delivery program. High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Disruption Supply Chain Risk Management LG Display supply chain Samsung Electronics Sk Hynix supply chain Supply chain Matters blog


One Year Later- Lumber Liquidators Struggles Continue

Supply Chain Matters

In February of 2015, Lumber Liquidators, one of the largest and fastest growing retailers of hardwood and laminate flooring in North America at the time, was involved in a supply chain expose. Procurement and Sourcing Product Quality Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Disruption examples of supply chain disruption examples of supply chain snafus Lumber Liquidators supply chain supplier management snafus Supply chain Matters blog


FAST Act will not be Fast Enough for U.S. Infrastructure

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Transportation Infrastructure Supply Chain Disruptions Shipping CostsFor decades, U.S. infrastructure has been supported by last-second, short-term funding that’s been far from adequate.


Good-bye siloed, functional planner. Hello storm chasing network planner.

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Bill DuBois If you had anything to do with supply chain planning in the early days of enterprise resource planning (ERP), you may consider those years the “good ol’ days”. Aligning the supply plans to these new volatile demand profiles was no easy achievement.


Total Disruption: A Better Business Model

The Network Effect

It’s because of factors like these that this disruptive technology helps drive a new business model. The post Total Disruption: A Better Business Model appeared first on The Network Effect.


Revisiting 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Six

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters concludes the series for self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. In this Part Six final update, we revisit our industry-specific predictions related to B2C and Retail, Apparel and Footwear, Pharmaceutical and Drug supply chains.


“We Want Our CEO Back!” – A New Supply Chain Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain disruptions are not a new thing. And we’ve certainly seen supply chain disruptions due to employee strikes or walk-outs. ” – A New Supply Chain Disruption appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives. I’ve written about them quite a bit this year, whether they were due to bad weather, political unrest, driver shortages, or faulty equipment.


Is Your Supply Chain Disruptive? Here’s What You Are Missing


Tips from the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference on implementing disruptive supply chain technology and managing organizational change. Is Your Supply Chain Disruptive? ©2017 " Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva " Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. Supply Chain Strategy disruptive supply chain technology Gartner Supply Chain Conference


Report of Explosion at Auto Parts Supplier Factory in Japan

Supply Chain Matters

News of such an incident of supply chain disruption would not be considered unusual in these times of global-wide supply chain activities. Automotive Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Disruption Supply Chain Risk Management Aisin Seiki Co. This week, a prominent auto parts supplier experienced an explosion at one of its factories in central Japan, injuring four people.


Supply Chain Disruptions: How to Create a More Resilient Supply Chain

Supply Chain 24/7

For shippers, planning for the unexpected is imperative, but the right ingredients are also necessary


Pratt and Whitney Supply Chain Challenges Now Even More Visible

Supply Chain Matters

It seems quite evident that August and September have featured quite a lot of significant developments involving multi-industry supply chains and Supply Chain Matters continues in the following subsequent postings to highlight those with significance or either short or longer-term implications. We have previously alerted our readers to percolating supply chain related challenges concerning Pratt […].


Automating Supply Chain Resilience Should Be High on Your Digital Agenda

Supply Chain @ MIT

Substantial investments in supply chain resilience have enabled companies to vastly improve their capacity for bouncing back after a disruption.


Component Part Snafu Impacts BMW Production of Multiple Models

Supply Chain Matters

Yet another reminder that a snafu or glitch at any tier of the value-chain can have widescale impacts without adequate supply chain risk mitigation planning. Automotive Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Disruption Supply Chain Risk Management BMW supply chain Supply Chain Mattters Blog


Confronting Supply Chain Disruptions

Enterra Insights

“Even the biggest players in manufacturing are not immune to supply chain disruptions,” writes Kasey Hall. The post Confronting Supply Chain Disruptions appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Business Cognitive Computing Risk Management Supply Chain Enterra Solutions Stephen DeAngelis“Severe weather, factory fires, … Continued.


Major Earthquake Occurences Remain Multi-Industry Supply Chain Concerns

Supply Chain Matters

It has been two days since our Supply Chain Matters breaking news alert published on Friday on the occurrence of multiple severe earthquakes impacting southern Japan. While the major focus continues toward tending to the injured and missing, along with the assessment of the impacted region’s major infrastructure, the supply chain disruption implications are indeed […].


Supply Chain Matters Book Review: The Power of Resilience- How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Supply Chain Matters

From time to time Supply Chain Matters will feature book reviews which we believe would be of value and a learning asset to our extended global supply chain management community of readers. In this particular posting, we share our review of: The Power of Resilience, How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected. The author, Yossi […].


Massive Landslide in China Impacting Industrial Factory Park Causes More Concern for Safety Standards

Supply Chain Matters

China Supply Chain Strategy Supply Chain DisruptionAt least 85 people are still missing after a huge mud slide caused by accumulated dumping of construction waste impacted the Hengtaiyu Industrial Park in the northwestern section of Shenzhen on Sunday. According to a published report from China Daily, the landslide buried 33 buildings at an industrial park in Shenzhen city, south of China’s […].


The Tianjin Warehouse Explosion and Disaster Has Obvious Industry Supply Chain Implications

Supply Chain Matters

Last week, while on our two-week summer break, we took the time to alert Supply Chain Matters readers to the reports of severe explosions that occurred last Wednesday at the major Chinese logistics center at Tianjin. The reports and video images alone implied to this author that this was a concerning event. Since that time, […].


Listen to El Niño: Why Developing a Flexible Supply Chain Matters

Talking Logistics

It’s the latest reminder that weather and other natural events, such as earthquakes, can lead to supply chain disruptions. What actions should companies take today to minimize or eliminate the impact of future disruptions?


Another Quarter and Ongoing Financial Setbacks for a Noted Restaurant Chain

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters has provided ongoing commentary and has pledged to keep our readers updated regarding the ongoing brand and supply chain related challenges that have impacted Chipotle Mexican Grill. Specifically, we refer to the past series of food related illnesses including E-coli, salmonella and norovirus that date back to 2015. This week, the restaurant […].


What Impact Could Ebola Have on the Global Supply Chain?


and in Spain – grow, it is likely that anti-Ebola precautions will become more widespread, and the global supply chain looks more and more likely to be impacted. It also demonstrates why supply chain visibility is so essential to managing risk that is beyond our control.


Troubling News in Global Ocean Container Capacity Reductions

Supply Chain Matters

Ever year at this time, Supply Chain Matters features commentaries noting how the ramp-up is progressing. Inventory Management Procurement and Sourcing Retail Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Disruption Transportation and Logistics challenges in global transportation independent blog commenting on global logistics and transportation ocean container industry challenges ocean container industry consolidation Supply chain Matters blog


More Connected Devices Creating Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

PLS Logistics

Collecting and analyzing big data has become an important supply chain strategy. Supply Chain Disruptions securityCyber-attacks are an increasing threat in the transportation and logistics industry. Transportation and logistics are integral to the world’s economy, and therefore, a valued target for hackers. According to the US Department of Home Security, the threat of cyber-attacks is very real.


Reports that AB InBev to Cut Thousands of Jobs

Supply Chain Matters

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