Supply Chain Brain Webinar

The Logistics of Logistics

The historically predictable supply chain no longer functions as it did in the past. Even if you do everything perfectly, if you fail the final inch of the supply chain, you can lose a customer forever.The holiday season is approaching faster than usual.

Supply Chain Disruption and the Looming Shortages

Logistics Viewpoints

At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, supply chain disruption became a common phrase in the media. Supply chain disruption became a key talking point for just about everyone. One article touched on an interesting point that no one else was looking at.


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Ripples from Black Sea shipping crisis hitting regional supply chains

Supply Chain and Logistics

It is interesting to hear about changes in regional supply chains. This article … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains Black Sea disruption ocean shipping ports Rail Ukraine WarThe Ukraine war provides a chance to see what disruption occurred and how it is impacting routes to move cargo in the area of the Black Sea.

No Supply Chain Strategy? Here’s How to Develop One

Logistics Bureau

As you’ll know, if you follow our blog regularly, Logistics Bureau does a great deal of work related to supply chain strategy development and alignment. A company without a supply chain strategy is at a competitive disadvantage. Lean supply chain practices.

Best Practices to Model Carbon Costs in Supply Chain Network Design

How to model carbon costs in your supply chain design? Make conscious choices by comparing scenarios indicating at which points in the supply chain carbon emissions occur and achieve the right balance between sustainability and cost.

4 Key Tips in Getting a Supply Chain Job

Logistics Bureau

How to get in, get on, and secure your Supply Chain career? Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: Pursuing a Career in Logistics and Supply Chain. How to Get a Job in the Supply Chain Sector.

Editor’s Choice: Why Supply Chain Design Is Not a “One-and-Done” Exercise

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Today’s article is from Ahmad Jiwani at Coupa and looks at supply chain design.

DHL Supply Chain’s Digital Transformation in the Warehouse

Logistics Viewpoints

In 2018, DHL Supply Chain announced its plans to deploy emerging technologies in 350 of its North American facilities. Of course, we subsequently share interesting insights in Logistics Viewpoints articles. DHL Supply Chain is also utilizing robotic arms in a novel application.

55 Supply Chain & Logistics Experts You Should Follow on Social

The Logistics of Logistics

55 Supply Chain & Logistics Experts You Should Follow on Social. Original Article: 55 Supply Chain & Logistics Experts You Should Follow on Social. Award-winning educator, founder, and host of the Let’s Talk Supply Chain podcast.

5 B Corps with sustainable supply chains

Flock Freight

Find out which practices five well-known B Corps are using to achieve supply chain sustainability in this article

5 Critical Challenges Facing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

In this article, produced in partnership with Connected Health Pulse, we explore five critical challenges in pharmaceutical supply chains caused by a lack of visibility.

Shippers Find New Supply-Chain Hurdles at Alternate Ports

Supply Chain and Logistics

This article shows that it isn’t so easy to divert containers from LA/LongBeach to other ports. They may not even be able to get drivers to move … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains Chassis container shipping containers intermodal ports supply chains transportationThe smaller ports don’t have the infrastructure to handle the added containers efficiently.

BD Achieves End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

Logistics Viewpoints

Ever since COVID hit, supply chain executives have embraced supply chain risk management. Within this discipline, one of the toughest challenges is how to get visibility to problems arising across the extended supply network. Supply Chain Chaos is the New Norm.

Supply Chain Strategy Mistakes

Logistics Bureau

Developing a Supply Chain Strategy is not hard. Try to avoid these: Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: 5 Reasons Why Your Supply Chain is not Best in Class.

New disruptions to supply chains in 2022

Supply Chain and Logistics

In December, Drewry published on their blog this article describing four significant disruptions likely to happen to shipping in 2022. I feel these are right on target for the business, and will affect international shippers of all sizes, and intermediaries, … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Strategy Supply Chains brokers container shipping freight forwarders

Key Challenges in Fresh Grocery & Supermarket Supply Chains

The Logistics of Logistics

Key Challenges in Fresh Grocery & Supermarket Supply Chains. Original article: Key Challenges in Fresh Grocery & Supermarket Supply Chains. Grocery retail supply chains have known a not-so-subtle secret for a number of years now: fresh is in.

Logistics Bureau Supply Chain and Logistics News Roundup, July 2022

Logistics Bureau

As part of our ongoing commitment to keep our blog readers updated on what’s happening in the supply chain and logistics world, we’re launching a regular industry news roundup, which we’ll release periodically. Ukraine War and its Supply Chain Impact.

What Makes a Good Supply Chain Manager?

Logistics Bureau

In this episode, we like to share three things that, we think, a great Supply Chain Manager should possess. Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: 7 Key Supply Chain Leaders’ Skills and Why You Need Them.

Supply Chain Update: Ocean Freight Challenges

Logistics Bureau

Freight-related articles have appeared throughout our website, check them out: Freight Benchmarking: What Is It? Freight Management Supply Chain Videos Freight freight update ocean freight ocean freight challenges ocean freight updates

The 3 Pillars of Supply Chain Management (And Why Their Alignment Matters)

Logistics Bureau

Despite the apparent complexities involved in supply chain management, achieving excellence really doesn’t have to be too difficult. Just review and build on our three fundamental pillars of great supply chain management. Pillar 1: Supply Chain Service Alignment.

Health Supply Chains: Checking in with Deborah Dull

Logistics Bureau

We hope you enjoyed viewing Rob’s 2020 video with Deborah Dull on the topic of circular supply chains or reading the transcript of that interview that we published recently. Health Supply Chains Present Complex Challenges. Challenge #3: Nurturing Supply Chain Talent.

Supply-Driven Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Read more Supply-Driven Supply Chains. The post Supply-Driven Supply Chains appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Indago Supply Chain & Logistics Trends

What and Where to Study Supply Chain?

Logistics Bureau

I want a Supply Chain career, but what should I study? Which country is best to study Supply Chain? Which colleges have the best Supply Chain courses? Jobs and Career Paths in Supply Chain and Logistics.

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Circular Supply Chains with Deborah Dull

The Logistics of Logistics

Circular Supply Chains with Deborah Dull. Deborah Dull and Joe Lynch discuss circular supply chains. She is a sought after author and speaker having been published in various books, articles, and white papers and spoken at dozens of industry events.

Easy Supply Chain Savings: A Simple Supply Chain Case Study

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain & Logistics case studies are always interesting. This one is about easy ways to save money in your Supply Chain and Logistics operations if you just look at things differently.

Know Your Supply Chain KPIs – Procurement

Logistics Bureau

Whether you’re planning to benchmark your supply chain or simply trying to improve how you measure its performance, it makes sense to know a little about the most commonly used KPIs for each supply chain component. Cycle times are critical in the supply chain.

How to Improve Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Here are the 9 easiest, fastest, and most effective ways to boost your Supply Chain performance. Watch this: Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: KPIs for Your Warehouse: How to Choose and Use Them.

Future Supply Chain Insights from Pro-to-know, Sheri Hinish

Logistics Bureau

When it comes to educated speculation about the future of supply chains, I can think of nobody better to talk to than Sheri Hinish. So talk to her I did, in a candid interview covering her views on the future of supply chain management and operations.

Evolving Supply Chain Models and the Outlook for Investors

Logistics Bureau

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic came along, the supply chain was beginning to seriously pique the interest of institutional and retail investors, emerging from its undervalued status as a target for cost-cutting, and rising to recognition as a driver of customer service and competitive advantage.

Companies Improve their Supply Chains with Artificial Intelligence

Logistics Viewpoints

Many large enterprises use one form or another of a supply chain application to help manage their supply chains. Supply chain vendors have been touting their investments in artificial intelligence (AI) for the last several years. Supply Chain Planning

Picking the Right Supply Chain KPI

Logistics Bureau

But also think about the outcome you are looking for in your Supply Chain. Watch the video below: Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout our website, check them out: 11 Golden Rules for Meaningful Supply Chain KPIs.

Fat Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Most Supply Chains are overweight. Through Supply Chain Benchmarking. Learn more from this video: Related articles on this topic have appeared throughout Benchmarking Success site, check them out: The What, Why, How of Supply Chain Benchmarking.

3 Questions from Your Future Supply Chain Talent

Logistics Viewpoints

It’s graduation season, so the hunt for critical supply chain talent is more vigorous than ever. We may be known for ensuring we can make and move “stuff,” but ultimately supply chains are human. has proclaimed, “ the new supply chain is sexy.”

Megatrends Reshaping Supply Chain Management

Logistics Viewpoints

ARC is getting ready for our Supply Chain Forum on February 16 th and 17 th. End users – supply chain practitioners working for manufacturers, distributors, or retailers – can attend for free. These applications improve service while holding down supply chain costs.

Most Popular Articles of 2018

Logistics Viewpoints

As always, it was a busy year covering the latest supply chain and logistics trends, emerging technologies, mergers and acquisitions, major news announcements, and more. Like in years past, we wanted to look back at the Top 10 most popular articles written this year and see what our readers found to be the most interesting. The post Most Popular Articles of 2018 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. We have entered the final weeks of the Logistics Viewpoints year.

Top 6 Supply Chain KPIs: Keep Your Dashboards Simple

Logistics Bureau

The Supply Chain Manager’s Multi-function Display. By now, you are probably wondering what airliners have to do with supply chain KPIs. It’s not uncommon though, for companies to make the mistake of over-complicating their supply chain performance monitoring.

Supply Chain Career Tips

Logistics Bureau

With its diverse range of operations, the Supply Chain industry provides numerous opportunities for jobs and career advancement. RobObyrne: Tips for Getting a Job in Supply Chain Operations or Management.

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Talking Circular Supply Chains with Deborah Dull

Logistics Bureau

If you follow the Logistics Bureau blog, you might recall that we have, once or twice, made passing reference to the concept of the circular supply chain , primarily in our articles focused on developing trends in the supply chain and logistics sector.

The Most Important Thing in Supply Chain Management

Logistics Bureau

It is well known that Supply Chain Management (SCM) is an integral part of most businesses and is essential to its success and customer satisfaction. But what is the most significant thing to consider in Supply Chain Management? Supply Chain Managers of the Future.

Editor’s Choice: Frequent Assessments Needed to Maintain Supply Chain Resilience Amid Emerging Waves of Disruptions

Logistics Viewpoints

Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Choice ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. This article is from Alfred Hille at Descartes, and looks at supply chain resilience during waves of disruption.