Analysis: The axe will fall on Ceva as CMA CGM’s cost-cutting exercise gathers speed

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Are your L&D programs reaping the outcomes you need?

UL EHS- Sustainability

A training needs analysis (TNA) will identify where employee training can make a meaningful contribution towards improving performance. The analysis can also reveal other variables that cause employees not to perform at the optimum levels– organizational culture, personal problems, job satisfaction or financial compensation. To learn more about training needs analysis and other facets of employee education, contact our team of eLearning professionals at ULehss@UL.com.

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Daimler, Navistar, Volvo ordered to report autonomous truck crashes

The Supply Chain Journal

NHTSA’s review and analysis will include all information and incidents relevant to any potential safety defects,” the agency stated.

Trevor Milton loses billionaire status as Nikola stock hits 52-week low

The Supply Chain Journal

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings show that 147,153 options exercisable at $1.06 It is unlikely Miltion exercised any of the options for himself because he sold 3.5 News analysis: Nikola tormentor Hindenburg Research opens fire on Lordstown Motors. As Nikola Corp.

Pick Aisle Slotting (Chapter 5)

Camelot 3PL Software

The first exercise is to determine if a warehouse should have a pick aisle, by analyzing order history/product demand, and the second exercise is to architect the appropriate slotting (positioning of the product) within that pick aisle.

Protecting Freight From Cargo Theft with Technology

Blue Grace Logistics

Specialized data analysis firms such as Cargonet have found that cargo theft is peaking and the losses being suffered by manufacturers, shippers, and logistics service providers have reached historic highs. It is information analysis that plays a critical role in the prevention of crime.

Volga-Dnepr’s Cargo Supermarket Offering Delivers Insulin from Milan to Chicago

Airfreight Logistics

Volga-Dnepr and CargoLogicAir recently organized delivery of insulin in a batch of Envirotainer and DoKaSch RAP containers from Milan (Italy) to Chicago (USA).

Know Your Supply Chain KPIs – Procurement

Logistics Bureau

For example, you might use simple observation to identify visible defects at goods-in, or you could make your analysis a bit deeper by testing a percentage of items received from the supplier. In procurement, cost analysis is not just about the price of your company’s purchases.

Questions remain over feasibility of White House testing goals

The Supply Chain Journal

The impact: Without more detail, any prediction about the impact of the White House’s COVID-19 policy is basically an exercise in crystal ball gazing. An analysis from the COVID Tracking Project suggests states may be undercounting antigen tests.).

How much stuff is enough?

Logistics in War

The key is effective data analysis, trusted modelling tools and a systematic approach that provides total visibility across the entire supply network. by Air Commodore Hayden Marshall (Ret’d).

Preparing for preparedness – how should we begin?

Logistics in War

Moreover, the attitude of commanders and leaders, logisticians and staff planners to comprehensively and critically assess the Defence organisation – a ‘blue force analysis’ – also influences the logistics system to function as intended. Governance and logistics reliability and assurance frameworks which ensure strategic and tactical concepts are viable depend on this analysis. By David Beaumont.

Shipping Data: How Machine Learning, AI, Automation & Chatbots Create Hyper Efficiency

RPA Labs

Trying to meet current market demands with obsolete systems is an exercise in futility, and that is causing many shippers, carriers, and forwarders to struggle. Machine learning within the supply chain network is also vital for effective planning in customer interactions, shipping data collection and analysis, innovative data distribution, real-time processing and communications, and more.

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TEST Shipping Data: How Machine Learning, AI, Automation & Chatbots Create Hyper Efficiency

RPA Labs

Trying to meet current market demands with obsolete systems is an exercise in futility, and that is causing many shippers, carriers, and forwarders to struggle. Machine learning within the supply chain network is also vital for effective planning in customer interactions, shipping data collection and analysis, innovative data distribution, real-time processing and communications, and more.

Shipping Data: How Machine Learning, AI, Automation & Chatbots Create Hyper Efficiency

RPA Labs

Trying to meet current market demands with obsolete systems is an exercise in futility, and that is causing many shippers, carriers, and forwarders to struggle. Machine learning within the supply chain network is also vital for effective planning in customer interactions, shipping data collection and analysis, innovative data distribution, real-time processing and communications, and more.

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TEST Shipping Data: How Machine Learning, AI, Automation & Chatbots Create Hyper Efficiency

RPA Labs

Trying to meet current market demands with obsolete systems is an exercise in futility, and that is causing many shippers, carriers, and forwarders to struggle. Machine learning within the supply chain network is also vital for effective planning in customer interactions, shipping data collection and analysis, innovative data distribution, real-time processing and communications, and more.

The Weekly Freight Report for August 6, 2020

FLS Transport

And analysis shows the odds of a significant dip are unlikely. And as carriers have options… they are exercising them in search of margins. The Top 6 Stories in Freight.

Omnichannel Retail and the Cost to Serve Online Customers

Logistics Bureau

Detailed cost-to-serve analysis can be complex and time-consuming, so it’s a good idea to break the task down by priority and target specific areas on which to concentrate. You will probably find, from your initial analysis, that your cost-to-serve follows the 80/20 rule.

Supply Chain Management:A New Lens for Supply Chain Roadmaps

Infosys Supply Chain Management

They expand into an analysis of revenue-accruing & cost-optimizing functions, and result in the identification of capabilities that the organization aspires to develop or enhance. Enterprise transformations are a multi-year exercise in the making. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare.

Container Lines Ordered to Explain their Detention and Demurrage Process

ShipLilly

Rebecca Dye is the Federal Maritime Commissioner (FMC) and has led an investigation and fact-finding exercise concerning the management of detention and demurrage.

Preparing for preparedness – how should we begin?

Logistics in War

Moreover, the attitude of commanders and leaders, logisticians and staff planners to comprehensively and critically assess the Defence organisation – a ‘blue force analysis’ – also influences the logistics system to function as intended. Governance and logistics reliability and assurance frameworks which ensure strategic and tactical concepts are viable depend on this analysis. By David Beaumont.

Disgruntled pilots blast 5-year contract with Atlas Air

The Supply Chain Journal

But the pay scales still fall far below those at FedEx and UPS, according to an analysis by Christoper Stathoulopoulos at Susquehanna Financial Group.

Intelligent Automation, the Future of Supply Chain. Is the Logistics Industry Ready?

Blue Grace Logistics

It will enable data sharing among all functions, highlight errors and outliers in the data, and speed up data analysis thus increasing efficiency, improving accuracy and lowering operating costs. However, like with all new things, there’s a need to exercise caution. However, like with all new things, there’s a need to exercise caution. It is a well-known fact that supply chain is increasingly becoming digital.

Importation of Covid-19 response medical products

Globalior

In order to import medical devices in the higher risk classes, you can expect to be required to produce documents such as certificates of conformance, certificates of analysis, Free Sale certificates, US FDA certificates (if sourced from US) and/or item catalogues or brochures.

Committing to preparedness, and the balance between ‘all of it’ and ‘just enough’

Logistics in War

Fourthly, the logistics organisation must be exercised and be the subject of experiments which qualify risks. These leaders must make trade-offs with respect to Defence resources and vacuous analysis provided by logisticians and others offers nothing to them in decision-making. By David Beaumont. Logistics In War has been exploring preparedness and logistics in a series of articles over the last three months. The role of logistics in preparedness is self-evident.

Vendor Managed Inventory Model for Supply Chain Cost Reductions

GlobalTranz

Below I will outline how a vendor managed inventory model, in conjunction with reverse marketing, value analysis, and collaboration will achieve supply chain cost reductions. Reverse marketing starts first with Value Analysis. But, how do you kick off getting your suppliers involved to start this process of fitting in the idea of reverse marketing with Value Analysis and getting to a vendor managed inventory model? What is Value Analysis? Value Analysis.

Inventory Management in Service Logistics Industry

Talking Logistics

This system uses Multi-Echelon Planning as a base combined with statistical models we developed that are applied at different phases of the exercise. It starts with assessing the inventory health of an organization; root cause analysis is performed at strategic, tactical and operational levels; and then recommendations are proposed. What is Inventory Management? Is it about optimization? Is it about having enough stock? Or is it about having no stock?

Getting started with AI in Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

For a deeper analysis I’ve also proposed a ten-point scale for how autonomous a given situation is. Both exercises will help decide how much the AI is a multiplier of human skill vs. a better substitute for it. We are pleased to have Jonah McIntire, Managing Director of TNX, as our guest author again. TNX offers AI for the trucking industry and is known for software so simple that it looks like it was built by Fischer Price, with practical AI in the middle.

Stranger things: Air cargo becomes value play over ocean freight

The Supply Chain Journal

loss of capacity from the available fleet in April, according to analysis by Sea-Intelligence. People stuck at home for social distancing reasons bought hot tubs, exercise bikes, leaf blowers, fire pits and other items they could use for recreation or home improvements.

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Large Shipping Losses Have Declined 38% over Past 10 Years

Material Handling and Logistics

and China conducting naval exercises. The shipping industry has learned from losses in the past but predictive analysis could be the difference between a safe voyage and a disaster.". There were 94 total losses reported around the shipping world in 2017, down 4% year-on-year -- the second lowest in 10 years after 2014.

The realities of logistics and strategic leadership: lessons from the ADF’s senior-most logisticians – Part 1

Logistics in War

Rather than using intuition to inform decisions, people often retreat behind analysis to avoid choosing between difficult options. Even if analysis is used to inform judgements, decisions at the highest level will tend to be intuitive and influenced by a range of factors. The control of logistics resources, especially in capability development, is influenced significantly by the desire to attain and exercise power within the institution. By David Beaumont.

Happy New Year: Here’s the 7 things shippers need to know about the Q1 2021 freight market

FLS Transport

It will be all-hands-on-deck as the greater economy, industrial, manufacturing, and housing businesses all fire back up and that pent-up demand and idle cap-ex are exercised. (2) But most the analysis shows the market softening in the second half. Stay strapped in.

Supply Chain Cost Reduction Opportunities

Triskele Logistics

Whether you are managing them yourself, or have outsourced the management of your supply chain, it's a really good exercise to understand how it all works. Analysis paralysis can slow you down. Don't base your analysis on the rate provided, there are often other charges that need to be taken into consideration. How can you reduce your supply chain costs? Read on to find out more. Supply Chain costs contribute significantly to your cost of goods sold.

The realities of logistics and strategic leadership: lessons from the ADF’s senior-most logisticians

Logistics in War

Rather than using intuition to inform decisions, people often retreat behind analysis to avoid choosing between difficult options. Even if analysis is used to inform judgements, decisions at the highest level will tend to be intuitive and influenced by a range of factors. The control of logistics resources, especially in capability development, is influenced significantly by the desire to attain and exercise power within the institution. By David Beaumont.

Cost To Serve – A Smarter Way to Improved Supply Chain Profitability

Logistics Bureau

Too much leads to resources being monopolised on gathering tons of data and a subsequent risk of “paralysis by analysis” Cost to Serve (CTS) is an approach that helps you avoid both extremes. For example, a CTS analysis may show you that customers ordering directly from you at your factory also generate lower costs in transport and inventory costs. How will we use the outputs from the analysis? What will we do differently after arriving at the analysis results?

Where Does Supply Chain Design End and Planning Begin? (Takeaways from LLamasoft’s SummerCon 2017 Conference)

Talking Logistics

The first one arrived a few years ago when a growing number of companies started treating supply chain design as a continuous business process instead of a standalone project or a once-a-year exercise. As I wrote two years ago in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2015 : Historically, Supply Chain Design was an exercise companies undertook at most once a year, or when a significant change occurred in their supply chain, such as an acquisition.