Sun.Sep 18, 2022

The Supply Chain is Still Such a Mess

Food Logistics

The supply chain is such a mess. That's the word on the show floor at IFDA's Distribution Solutions Conference. But, you know what happens to messes? They eventually get cleaned up. Transportation

[Video] The Unintended Consequences of Inconsistent Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

There are a lot of words associated with supply chain management, like agility, responsiveness, and flexibility.

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Can an FMC Order Break the Cargo Logjam at Ports?

Supply Chain Brain

The recently enacted Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 gave the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission stronger oversight of how ocean carriers and marine terminals treat shippers. Now, FMC is being called on to wield some of that power

FedEx CEO Says He Expects the Economy to Enter a "Worldwide Recession"

Supply Chain Brain

The CEO’s pessimism came after FedEx missed estimates on revenue and earnings in its first quarter. The company also withdrew its full year guidance

5 Unexpected Ways to Control Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Speaker: Todd Simms and Andy Johnson

Join industry experts Todd Simms and Andy Johnson as they break down five budget line items that ballooned out of control in 2022 and strategies to control them in 2023.

Granholm’s Call to Build U.S. Fuel Stockpiles Is a Losing Proposition

Supply Chain Brain

Diesel futures in New York are trading in the widest backwardation for this time of year in data going back to 2008, meaning the product in storage is losing value each day

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FedEx Stock Tumbles After Warning on Economic Trends

Supply Chain Brain

The delivery giant’s shares fell on Sept. 16 in the biggest one-day percentage drop since FedEx went public in 1978.

Uber Investigating Hack on its Computer Systems

Supply Chain Brain

Uber's computer network has been hacked. The ride-hailing company said it was investigating after several internal communications and engineering systems had been compromised

Supply Chain Disruptions: A Wake-up Call to Re-evaluate Supplier Contracts

Supply Chain Brain

Businesses today find themselves facing a wide range of economic and legal challenges, resulting in the inability of suppliers and buyers to meet contractual obligations