Sun.Nov 19, 2023

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Watch: Data Trends in the Supply Chain Marketplace

Supply Chain Brain

Many third-party logistics providers gained an advantage from being early adopters of supply chain technology, but they soon met challengers in the form of pure-play technology providers, says Peter Weis, chief information officer and senior vice president at ITS Logistics.

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Future Freight Rates Development

Logistics Business Magazine

European road and parcel freight rates will increase with 8% in the next six months; Global ocean freight rates are stable at a low level, but air freight rates will further decrease by another 5%. These are the main conclusions from the ‘Transport Monitor’ of supply chain and logistics consulting company BCI Global. For the tenth time an esteemed panel of shippers and manufacturers gave their expectations on freight rates developments for the next six months.

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What’s Hindering Efforts to Fight Global Food Fraud?

Supply Chain Brain

Considering the huge cost of food fraud in global supply chains, it might come as a shock to consumers to learn how weak are the current efforts to put a stop to it.

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Mastering the Holiday Rush: How a Modern WMS Can Transform Your Peak Season

Stord

Explore the pivotal role of a modern warehouse management system (WMS) in orchestrating efficiency during seasonal peaks.

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How a Global CPG Leader Optimized $500M of Direct Materials Spend and Exceeded Savings Goal

A Fortune 500 CPG company partnered with GEP to improve end-to-end category management, optimize direct spend categories, and increase strategic focus on tail spend. GEP’s sourcing expertise and market intelligence enabled the company to centralize sourcing and order management processes, strengthen key supplier relationships, and enhance supply chain resilience and agility.

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The Cold, Hard Truth About Enhancing Cold-Chain Management

Supply Chain Brain

As we settle into another flu season and updated COVID boosters become available, the focus on vaccine distribution and the cold-chain logistics industry remains sky-high.

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Hunt to Invest £4.5B in British Manufacturing from 2025

Supply Chain Brain

The funding includes £2 billion for the automotive industry, £960 million for clean energy and £975 million for aerospace, the Treasury said.