Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19

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It’s taking a profound humanitarian and economic toll , impacting supply cha ins in many ways. Our team put several resources together to help supply chain organizations navigate through this crisis safely. . As McKinsey advises , it’s critical for companies to assess the depth of disruption, the length of disruption, and the shape recovery could take. The post Responding to Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19 appeared first on AIMMS SC Blog.

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

Cerasis

In fact, both Amazon and Walmart leveraged warehouse management and supply chain management strategies to grow two of the world’s largest retailers. The post Supply Chain Disruptions: How Stronger Collaboration Will Have a Big Impact on the Future of Warehouse Management appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Supply Chain Warehouse Supply Chain Disruptions

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Minimizing Supply Chain Disruption Through Analytics: A Brief Guide

Cerasis

Using analytics in the supply chain has the most potential to dramatically reduce costs of supply chain management, as well as minimizing supply chain disruption. Unfortunately, the upfront investment costs for deploying the technology necessary to use analytics can be difficult to justify, so Warehouse Managers need to know a few things about house analytics to enable the minimization of supply chain disruptions. Supply Chai

Battling Medical Device and Equipment Supply Chain Disruptions During Covid-19

Kuebix

The post Battling Medical Device and Equipment Supply Chain Disruptions During Covid-19 appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Covid-19 Digital Supply Chain TMS Kuebix Business Pro TMS kuebix tms Medical Device and Equipment Supply Chain transportation management systemMedical devices and equipment are tantamount to tactical gear and weaponry in the war against Covid-19.

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

How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions

Talking Logistics

Even in normal times, transportation professionals have their hands full dealing with all sorts of exceptions and disruptions. Read more How to Use Transportation Technology to Minimize Disruptions.

How to Best Prepare for Current (and Upcoming) Supply Chain Disruptions

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Supply chain planning is no different when it comes to yielding efficient results, especially this year. And with passenger travel not expected to recover until 2024 , proactive solutions are needed to avoid current and upcoming disruptions.

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

Cerasis

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

97% of supply chains disrupted as a result of COVID-19

EFT

Supply Chain Confidence Index 97% of the 605 supply chain professionals surveyed experienced a supply chain disruption related to COVID-19. Breaking down this disruption further, respondents reported the following as key disruptions: 31% experienced decreased demand for products and services. 26% saw a lack of available supply due to production downtime and shutdowns. According to the How Now?

Sourcing – What You Need To Know About Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption

Gravity Supply Chain

Sourcing: Mitigate risk during periods of supply chain disruption, such as those caused by the Coronavirus outbreak, by using digital technology. . The post Sourcing – What You Need To Know About Coronavirus Supply Chain Disruption appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain.

Disruption from Your Supply Chain: Product Recalls

PLS Logistics

Recalls create tension in the supply chain and test consumer relationships, affect sales, and can negatively affect a brand’s reputation. Supply chain disruption, such as a product recall, is the fastest growing threat perceived by businesses, according to the annual Horizon Scan report. 49% of those polled identified increasing supply chain complexity as a trend, leaving their organization vulnerable to disruption from conflict or disaster.

Coronavirus Series Part 4 – Managing Supply Chain Disruption Caused by COVID-19

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Now we’re going to focus on mitigating the risks of supply chain disruption as we move out of lockdown and into a new, but uncertain, future. Global Supply Chain Disruption due to COVID-19. When the COVID-19 pandemic emerged earlier this year, many businesses saw instant disruption to their supply chains. But at the same time, there is still uncertainty around how global supply chains will perform in the future.

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Coronavirus: Implications for supply chains and the people who power them

Kinaxis

by Jay Muelhoefer Today’s global supply chain leaders know to expect the unexpected. But some events are more disruptive than others. The number of coronavirus cases continues to rise, and the region has implemented a quarantine, limiting transportation and the flow of goods. They can handle everyday challenges, like managing faraway contract manufacturers, and once-in-a-decade disruptions, like natural disasters and viral outbreaks.

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

Kinaxis

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”. Supply chain planners (I’m lumping in all the silos, including demand, supply, inventory and capacity planning) today are dealing with challenges that were unimaginable when Lotus notes were the next big thing. However, none of this physically destroyed your supply chain.

Climate Change Disruptions, Disasters and Preparedness in Transportation

PLS Logistics

Disruptions are Difficult to Manage. Businesses are woefully unprepared for disasters and disruptions in their supply chain. Much of the disruption is from delayed or stopped transportation, which is particularly susceptible to poor weather conditions and natural disasters. But, most companies aren’t able to be proactive when disruptions occur, and many find it difficult to be reactive in these situations.

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

TMC

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. This is the moment you fully realize the importance of visibility in your supply chain. Enter transportation management system (TMS) technology solutions. A TMS solution provides the supply chain visibility you need.

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

TMC

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. This is the moment you fully realize the importance of visibility in your supply chain. Enter transportation management system (TMS) technology solutions. A TMS solution provides the supply chain visibility you need.

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

PLS Logistics

The recent implementation of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act was a much-needed boost in funding, but shocking new statistics from the DOT have brought into question whether it will be enough to stabilize our crumbling infrastructure. The DOT’s Bureau of Transportation (BTS) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently released data forecasting freight growth in the next few decades. Transportation Infrastructure Supply Chain Disruptions Shipping Costs

More Connected Devices Creating Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

PLS Logistics

Cyber-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. Companies who manufacture, transport and facilitate goods have been using connected devices in order to collect data for IoT initiatives, but unbeknownst to them, this technology is giving hackers easy access to company systems and information. Supply Chain Disruptions security

4 Supply Chain Areas to Examine in the Face of Disruption

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Global supply chain leaders have broad and continuous experience in expecting the unexpected. They regularly plan for and respond to regulatory changes, natural disasters, labor strikes, fluctuating tariffs and other disruptive events. Common disruptions, like late shipments or unexpected short orders result in mild irritation compared to the more disruptive events like COVID-19. . How do Disruptive Events Impact the Supply Chain?

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Cyber Threats Loom Large

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The March 2018 attack on computers and networks in Atlanta—a major national transportation hub—was the largest successful ransomware cyber attack on a U.S. supply chain resiliency management eventwatch supply chain disruptionsCyber attacks continued to grow in intensity in 2018, with alarming new trends evident. First, government agencies are now being attacked more frequently.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Supply chain disruptions are inevitable, whether resulting from natural disasters, technical failures, worker strikes, or other unforeseen incidents. And as supply chains have become increasingly diffuse over time, the likelihood that disruption in one region will have consequences that reverberate across the globe, is higher than ever before. What can supply chain managers do to ensure that action is taken quickly and efficiently when disruption strikes?

How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Veridian Solutions

With the holidays over and 2020 underway, one of the biggest challenges facing today’s supply chain is the current public health scare and its associated disruption in the supply chain. While on the surface, a medical health crisis doesn’t intuitively link with supply chain execution. However, with China’s place in the global economy, supply chain leaders must not avoid the meaningful and long-lasting impacts of the coronavirus.

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The Cost of Disaster

Elementum

Hurricane Maria, which knocked out all power supply for 3.4 The damages incurred by the fires in wine country failed to deal a blow across the entire supply chain, with the bulk of the devastation instead concentrated in the destruction of some wineries and several high-value residential and commercial structures. Natural disasters can disrupt an organization's production network, propagating direct and indirect costs to a nation’s economy in the process.

Japan and Ecuador Earthquakes: Supply Chain Lessons from Past Disasters

Talking Logistics

These earthquakes are also a reminder of how natural disasters can disrupt supply chains. As I wrote following the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in March 2011 , the reality is that there is relatively little companies can do right now to minimize the impact of these disruptions. Doing Nothing on Supply Chain Risk Management. Time to Survive and Nexus Supplier Index: New Measures of Supply Chain Risk Management.

What Supply Chains Should Expect from Amazon Prime Day this Fall

Kuebix

While Amazon typically holds this digital shopping ‘holiday’ in July, supply chain disruptions brought on by Covid-19 led to a postponement of the event. The post What Supply Chains Should Expect from Amazon Prime Day this Fall appeared first on Kuebix.

Mitigate Logistics Disruptions Due to COVID-19

Transplace

Mitigate Logistics Disruptions Due to COVID-19. By actively monitoring unforeseen events like global pandemics and natural disasters in real-time, Transplace uses our advanced technology to report on supply chain vulnerabilities and disruptions in shipments, allowing shippers to make decisions quickly and efficiently. Avoid Disruptions with Real-Time Shipment Management. Full Visibility and Control over Shipping & Transport Modes.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Transplace is closely monitoring the outbreak and the impact the reaction is having on the transportation market. Toward that end, we would like to provide you with four types of updates: 1) what we are seeing in the transportation marketplace, 2) what our customers are experiencing, 3) some best practices we recommend with regard to bidding, and 4) the actions we are taking to protect our employees and community. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S.

Mitigating the Impact of the Coronavirus on Supply Chains with Machine Learning and Real-Time Visibility

Supply Chain Nation

Blue Yonder understands the need for data to help our customers plan and respond to the supply chain not only in routine times, but also in times of crisis, such as now with the exponential spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19). The outbreak has a threefold impact on the global supply chain. The first is increased demand for items needed to combat the virus, such as medical equipment and supplies.

Smart Supply Chains Adapt to Overcome COVID-19 Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Almost 75 percent of US companies are experiencing capacity shortfalls in their supply chains, due to Coronavirus-linked transport disruptions , a new study has shown. With some 5 million companies impacted by China’s supply chain woes, the picture is similar in other parts of the world. A study of the tactics employed by companies falling into category 2 may provide lessons in shrewd supply chain management that we could all learn from.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

Supply chain disruptions are inevitable, whether resulting from natural disasters, technical failures, worker strikes, or other unforeseen incidents. And as supply chains have become increasingly diffuse over time, the likelihood that disruption in one region will have consequences that reverberate across the globe, is higher than ever before. What can supply chain managers do to ensure that action is taken quickly and efficiently when disruption strikes?

COVID-19 Lesson: Make Your Supply Chain More Resilient

Logistics Bureau

Until the Coronavirus began wreaking its havoc, global companies could run their supply chains on the assumption that disruptions would be rare and short-lived, and that products should be sourced, produced, and distributed at the cheapest locations to be found, wherever in the world that may be. Now’s the Time to Revisit Your Supply Chain’s Design. Five Ways to Improve your Supply Chain’s Resilience. 3) Shorten Your Supply Chain—Source Locally.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed. As the first tier in many company supply chains, the disruption in China has sent ripples through the worldwide economy. The post Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update appeared first on.

Hurricane Florence: What We Know About the Year's First Major Storm

Elementum

Continue reading for the latest updates and forecasts about Florence and other impending storms, as well as a list of best practices to help your supply network weather the impact. Even when there appears to be clearly delineated lines that leave your supply chain outside of risk zones, your sites can still experience winds, floods, and storms that will impede your operations indefinitely. Forecasted Effects on Environment, Communities, and Supply Chains.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020

Transplace

We continue see the COVID-19 crisis impacting business processes, consumer habits, and the worldwide economy resulting in continued disruption on most of the global supply chain. This indicator affects transport companies in Mexico that have income in pesos as all their parts and some of their payments could be based on U.S. Overall, there is sufficient transport capacity, but there is variation per industry segment.