Sat.Oct 19, 2019

IMO 2020 makes box lines speed up?

Supply Chain and Logistics

Mike King wrote a piece about the risk that the IMO2020 fuel regulations will induce ocean carriers to speed up, thus burning more fuel and causing more emissions.

Key Factors for Purchasing Semiconductor Components

SIPMM Professional Publications

Realistically there is no one factor that weighs over another factor when it comes to purchasing. It is a collective issue that ties together, that leads from one factor to another.

UAW strike leads to automotive industry inventory concerns – will an airfreight spike follow?

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our Air Cargo World contribution which looks at inventory concerns as the UAW and GM reached a tentative agreement. Could we see a bump in airfreight demand? If so, for how long? Air Cargo air freight Automotive Inventory Air freight Automotive Industry

The Essential Techniques to Manage Hotel Suppliers

SIPMM Professional Publications

When we talk about hotel suppliers, the first thing that comes to our mind is hotel management. In general, managing a hotel comes with a range of rules and responsibilities. One must be able to manage and maintain the relationship between hotel business and suppliers.

Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software

Network design as a discipline is complex and too many businesses are still relying on spreadsheets to design and optimize their supply chain. As a result, most organizations struggle to answer network design questions or test hypotheses in weeks, when results are demanded in hours. This Buyer’s Guide helps you find easy-to-use technology to become more proactive and less reactive when it comes to network design and optimization.