China and Its Current Supply Chain Challenges

Logistics Matter

Supply chains all over the world have been shaken up more than once in the past eighteen months. Global Trade Logistics Sponsored Supply Chain Transportation WarehousingThe global pandemic has left its mark, and the ripples caused by it have still not evened out.

How to Mitigate Disruptions in Your Supply Chain

Logistics Matter

If there is one thing we have seen in the past eighteen months, it is that unexpected disruptions in the supply chain can have enormous consequences. Complete supply chains came to a standstill, and others faced delays they had never experienced before.

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The DHL Supply Chain with Scott Sureddin

The Logistics of Logistics

The DHL Supply Chain with Scott Sureddin. Scott Sureddin and Joe Lynch discuss the DHL Supply Chain. Scott is the CEO of DHL Supply Chain , the largest contract logistics company in the world and North America. About DHL Supply Chain.

Why are supply chains so messed up?

The Supply Chain Journal

Anyone that has been around supply chains knows that there have always been issues and challenges. The global supply chain infrastructure that exists simply can’t handle the volume of products flowing through the economy. Will the supply chain issues end soon?

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!

Supply Chain Sustainability Gathers Steam

Logistics Viewpoints

The global supply chain is routinely beset by challenges, both large and small, but the past couple of years have delivered a string of significant logistics disruptions that have threatened to upend the tightly choreographed dance of global freight transportation.

Logistics and Supply Chain – 1940 to 2040 with Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

Logistics and Supply Chain – 1940 to 2040 with Jason Miller. Jason Miller and Joe Lynch discuss logistics and supply chain, 1940 – 2040. About Michigan State University, Department of Supply Chain Management. MSU Supply Chain Management Program.

The Evolving Role of AI in Supply Chains

Logistics Matter

Supply Chains will always be disrupted to some extend, but the disruptions companies faced in 2020 because of the COVID pandemic were of a different order. Global Supply Chains are still in the process of recovering. What a year it has been.

Vaccine Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Vaccine Supply Chains! He is a globally recognized scholar in the area of healthcare supply chains. He has also provided expert testimony on medical supply chains on multiple occasions in prominent legislative bodies world wide, including the US Congress.

Supply chains prepare for peak-season tightness

The Supply Chain Journal

Jason Miller, associate professor of supply chain management at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business, reports that retail inventories are now substantially higher than pre-COVID, but sales have been so high that the inventory-to-sales ratio is far below where it was pre-COVID.

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

A new path forward in supply chain technology

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain is an industry slow to change. The evolving logistics issues brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, increasing port congestion and the continued acceleration of significant and devastating weather events are wreaking havoc on supply chains around the globe.

2021: Supply Chain Trends

Logistics Bureau

The COVID19 pandemic put unprecedented pressure on the supply chain, causing many businesses to reconsider their options. Supply Chain Digitization. 5 Biggest Supply Chain Levers for 2021. 2021 Supply Chain Focus & Beyond.

New School Supply Chain Basics with the Supply Chain Queen, Sheri Hinish

The Logistics of Logistics

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Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Seventy-one percent of the surface of our “blue planet” is covered by oceans which is also reflected in the fact that 80% of goods are moved via sea transportation within the global supply chain [1]. The post Creating a Green Marine Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Transforming the Supply Chain Using AI with Max Versace

The Logistics of Logistics

Transforming the Supply Chain Using AI with Max Versace. Max Versace and Joe Lynch talk about transforming the supply chain using AI. Max focuses on making AI more useful in real-world applications, especially in the manufacturing supply chain and industrial industry.

Manhattan Momentum: Unified Supply Chain, Robots, Mars Explorations and Omnichannel Trends

Logistics Matter

Retail Software Innovation Logistics Sponsored Supply Chain WarehousingAt Manhattan Associates’ Momentum Connect 2021 event last month, the company made a potentially game-changing announcement, introducing its new Manhattan Active Transportation Management Solution.

Supply chain woes drag down Nike sales

The Supply Chain Journal

Snarled supply chains and lost production from factory closures due to COVID are dampening Nike Inc.’s So, while the environment is dynamic, these supply chain issues we believe are temporary. shipping delays Supply chain disruption Vietnam

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. About the Circular Supply Chain Network. Key Takeaways: Circular Supply Chains. Circular Supply Chain.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Virtual Supply Chain Conferences

Talking Logistics

One of our most popular posts every year is our Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend post. Read more Virtual Supply Chain Conferences. The post Virtual Supply Chain Conferences appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Using Supply Chain Automation to Overcome Operational Challenges

MercuryGate

The modern supply chain continues to undergo a radical transformation in the wake of record-breaking […]. The post Using Supply Chain Automation to Overcome Operational Challenges appeared first on MercuryGate International.

Asian Paints Supply Chain: Adaptive and Resilient

Logistics Viewpoints

Two adjectives that often describe the most successful supply chains are adaptive and resilient. An adaptive supply chain is one that is able to respond quickly to changes and disruption, and the ensuing changes to demand.

Vaccinating the Supply Chain with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

Vaccinating the Supply Chain with Andrew Kelley. Andrew Kelley and Joe Lynch discuss vaccinating the supply chain. Key Takeaways: Vaccinating the Supply Chain. Vaccine Supply Chain and Logistics Challenges.

Cognitive Manufacturing: 4 Strategic Pillars That Drive Successful Outcomes

Manufacturers are eagerly embracing Industry 4.0 to gain end-to-end supply chain visibility, reduce OpEx spend, improve asset health and accelerate time to market. Explore the 4 strategic pillars that drive successful cognitive manufacturing outcomes.

Falling Into Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Many current supply chain professionals say that they “fell into” the field — that is, they started their careers elsewhere but ultimately ended up in a supply chain role. Did you “fall into” Read more Falling Into Supply Chain Management.

“Transitory” Inflation and Supply Chain Disruption

Logistics Viewpoints

The phrases “transitory inflation” and “supply chain disruption” have been frequently used in the general and business news media this summer. Certainly, supply chain constraints are a partial cause of the current above trend inflation.

Supply Chain Mapping (Insights from Indago)

Talking Logistics

” The coronavirus outbreak has put supply chain risk. Read more Supply Chain Mapping (Insights from Indago). The post Supply Chain Mapping (Insights from Indago) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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.”

A 5-Point Strategy for Digital Procurement Transformation

Today, your entire supply chain must embrace change and accelerate digitalization. When it comes to procurement, focusing on digital transformation now can dramatically reduce costs, improve visibility and insight, and give you a significant competitive advantage.

Supply Chain Talent Matters More than Ever

Logistics Viewpoints

According to one survey , only 27% of leaders believe that they have the talent needed to meet current supply chain performance requirements. What should supply chain leaders be looking for to close the talent gap? Mr. Stevens talked about their supply chain initiative.

Will Supply Chain Technology Help Shippers When Next Crisis Happens?

Talking Logistics

While the immediate impact may have subsided after a week of fingernail biting, significant delays, and forced re-routings, lessons learned will hopefully stay with the supply chain industry for a long time to come.

The Greenest Mile: Planning’s Role in Supply Chain Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability is a higher priority than ever. In MIT’s State of Supply Chain Sustainability 2021 , 80% of executives surveyed said the pandemic either had no impact on their commitment or increased it. Sustainability supply chain sustainability

Supply Chain Resilience: Back in the Spotlight

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published yesterday, “Creating Resilience Amid Disruption: 2020 Supply Chain Market Research.” Read more Supply Chain Resilience: Back in the Spotlight.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.