DHL Supply Chain Launch MySupplyChain

Logistics Manager

One of the Americas leading contract logistics companies, DHL Supply Chain has launched their latest customer technology platform, MySupplyChain. She further added, “Users will no longer have to access and interpret disparate systems to navigate their supply chain demands and analytics.

CSCMP launches Supply Chain Professionals Day

DC Velocity

Annual event set for the third Monday in May, will include online photo campaign. Strategy

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Winston Churchill: Supply chain genius?

DC Velocity

But The British Bulldog's advice nonetheless applies to supply chain management. He probably wasn't thinking about warehouses when he urged strategists to "occasionally look at the results" of their plans. Strategy

Implementing Serialization of the Drug Supply Chain

Supply Chain and Logistics

via Implementing Serialization of the Drug Supply Chain. Advanced Computing Supply Chains blockchain database technology

Modex 2018: Hurdling the barriers to a connected supply chain

DC Velocity

New MHI report explores the trends and technologies driving the future of supply chains and ways to break down the top barriers to adoption. Material Handling

Easter eggs: an amazingly tasty supply chain

The LoadStar

All Things Supply Chain has put together a piece on the journey of an Easter egg. The post Easter eggs: an amazingly tasty supply chain appeared first on The Loadstar. Land Loadstar leads Perishables Recommends Sea Supply chain supply chain

Unlearning Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

The “Great Unlearning Begins” I wrote back in December 2014; it was one of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2015. More than two years later, we’re still at the early stages of unlearning “the ways we’ve always done things” in supply chain management.

Is Your TMS Technology Ready to Drive Supply Chain Excellence?

CH Robinson Logistics

This is true for supply chains, too. And the right technology, specifically a transportation management system (TMS) is the connective thread that makes the highest level of supply chain success possible. In any endeavor, there are varying levels of success.

5 supply chain challenges

Fleet Owner

Lately, when the topic of supply chain challenges comes up, the terms Amazon-effect, last mile delivery and blockchain are often tossed around. Those things certainly have the potential to cause disruption in the supply chain. However, the supply cha

The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

The Hackett Group provides a useful visual for describing the maturity stages that supply chain is moving through as the industry strives to leverage data and advanced analytics. Supply Chain Analytics Maturity Model (Source: Hackett Group). Supply chains are digitizing.

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Panel: artificial intelligence works best when supply chain partners collaborate

DC Velocity

Large firms should encourage smaller partners to adopt AI, MIT conference speakers say. Technology

New association to help shippers use blockchain technology in supply chains

The LoadStar

Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), the nascent North American association of transport and logistics companies looking to develop industry standards for the use of blockchain technology in logistics, yesterday launched a sister organisation for supply chain professionals.

DHL Supply Chain to Build Distribution Center for Eaton Electrical

Logistics Manager

Earlier this week DHL Supply Chain broke ground in Rheinbach, Germany for the construction a new distribution center for one of their clients Eaton , a multinational power management company.

Mitigating the Effect of Natural Disasters on Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

It has certainly been evident this year that natural disasters can significantly disrupt the supply chain. He has an APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certification, as well as a Retail Supply Chain Certification (RSCC) and received a B.A.

5 Key Trends Driving Supply Chain Innovation

Talking Logistics

When we speak to supply chain leaders about innovations in their supply chain, it’s not always about drones, self-driving trucks, or automated warehouses. Trend #3: Serving Every Customer with their Own Optimized Micro Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Visibility: Past, Present, and Future

Talking Logistics

Achieving end-to-end supply chain visibility has been the Holy Grail for industry executives — always desired, but seldom achieved. This has been an ongoing challenge, in part, because supply chain networks, technologies, and processes are always changing, making supply chain visibility a moving target. The question then becomes, where are we today with supply chain visibility? Old vs. New Supply Chain Visibility.

The Most Common Supply Chain Fallacies

Logistics Viewpoints

This article describes the five most common fallacies surrounding supply chain management. The post The Most Common Supply Chain Fallacies appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Learning & Leadership fallacies supply chainSome of these are fallacies that have been around a long time and never seem to go away. Others are more recent in origin.

Watch the Supply Chain Conference Live

Automotive Logistics

The Supply Chain Conference – North America’s leading industry forum covering the automotive inbound and aftermarket parts sector – takes place in Atlanta, Georgia, this week. The post Watch the Supply Chain Conference Live appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Internet of supply chain

Logistics Business Magazine

The post Internet of supply chain appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine. Shows Conferences - Other

Digitizing the Apparel Supply Chain

Apparel Logistics

Supply chain transparency is highly sought after in the apparel industry, yet the appropriate depth of information is often lacking.

Supply Chain Management in the Cloud

Talking Logistics

But, beyond the overall benefits, a cloud or hybrid approach to supply chain solutions can offer so much more: An integrated approach – A more robust integration API enables technology to seamlessly connect with on premise or cloud-based applications for comprehensive supply chain automation.

Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training

Logistics Viewpoints

Many companies send their employees to leading supply chain conferences. Yet outside the Logistics Service Provider industry, widespread internal training within a supply chain organization remains rare. But that is what Campbell Soup has done, they have put in place an innovative supply chain training program. The post Campbell’s Soup Innovative Supply Chain Training appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Tesla’s Supply Chain is Broken

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Tesla’s Supply Chain is Broken appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Automotive Industry supply chain TeslaTesla Chief Executive Elon Musk dodged questions from financial analysts about the electric car maker’s condition last week on its earnings conference call. Musk refused to answer questions on Tesla’s capital requirements, saying “boring questions are not cool.”

Young Professionals Flourish in Supply Chain Roles

Move Ahead

Today’s young supply chain professionals find their work to be rewarding – even exciting – in a field they say offers a clear path to advancement. Some of the key findings of the survey included: 81 percent of respondents strongly agree that supply chain is a good career choice.

Supply Chain Operating Networks Create Supply Chain Rockstars

Talking Logistics

Secondly, even though internal integration can be achieved through executive command, external supply chain partners – customers, suppliers and service providers – have their own way of doing business and won’t change their processes.

The Value of Integrated Supply Chain Technology

Talking Logistics

Taking an integrated approach to supply chain management has always been important, but why is it even more important today? What are the main benefits companies are achieving by having integrated supply chain technology?

SWOT that Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

This last week I came across several interesting stories – or in one case a presentation – that all centered on different aspects of SWOT in the supply chain realm. The post SWOT that Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Food & Beverage Industry Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain News 3G Capital AGCO Amazon KFC SWOT

Penske Logistics Receives Green Supply Chain Award

Move Ahead

Penske Logistics has been awarded the Green Supply Chain Award for 2017 from Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. “We The Green Supply Chain Award recognizes companies making green or sustainability a core part of their supply chain strategy, and are working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within their own operations and supply chains. Yuva, editor for Supply & Demand Chain Executive.

Digitisation of supply chains will happen in three years, boosting efficiency 30%

The LoadStar

The digitisation of container supply chains is likely to happen far faster than many freight transport and logistics service providers realise. One leading Asia-based supply chain head has argued that the next three years would be a significant turning point for the industry.

JDA says Luminate platform adds visibility to supply chain planning through digital edge technologies

DC Velocity

Software as a service (SaaS) approach brings real-time decision making to all points in supply chain, firm says. Technology

Fast Fashion in the Apparel Supply Chain

Apparel Logistics

As this movement takes hold of the world's fashion sector, apparel businesses everywhere are feeling its impact on the supply chain. Planning is the first step in the fashion supply chain.

A New Approach to Supply Chain Planning

Talking Logistics

Allison Fowler, Senior Director of Planning at LLamasoft discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: When it comes to supply chain planning, what are some of the challenges or limitations companies are coming up against today?

GMB union claims it warned KFC that DHL would fail its supply chain

The LoadStar

This morning, the company’s website suggested the problem had intensified, resulting in further closures, The post GMB union claims it warned KFC that DHL would fail its supply chain appeared first on The Loadstar.

Supply Chain Predictions for 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

A look at the supply chain trends and technology that will come into play in 2018. Here is a look at how some companies in the supply chain sector are preparing themselves for the months to come. Predictive analytics will alter the future of the supply chain.

Supply Chain Visibility: Lessons Learned and Future Opportunities

Talking Logistics

What advancements in technology are helping to connect “the long tail of supply chains” and make B2B connectivity easier and faster? Among the companies you work with that are leading the way in supply chain visibility, what key benefits are they achieving?

Maritime firms launch digital supply chain management portals

DC Velocity

Evergreen, Kuehne + Nagel say online tools to improve data transfer and transparency for importers, exporters. Transportation

Keys to Transitioning to A Digital Supply Chain


According to industry experts the biggest weapon a company must have to outperform its competitors over the next 3 years is the Digital Supply Chain. There is little disagreement among logistics professionals that this is the direction supply chain technology is moving. Supply Chain Management Industry Trends Big Data

The Business Benefits of “Going Green” with Your Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

However, as the economic recovery has gained strength and consumers have expressed a desire for corporations to focus on these efforts, green supply chain practices are emerging again. The post The Business Benefits of “Going Green” with Your Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Guest Commentary Supply Chain Network Design Green Supply Chain supply chain network design

Supply Chain Risk Management

Material Handling and Logistics

The Smart Cube has introduced Smart Risk, a bespoke, real-time supply chain risk monitoring solution

5 ways to improve your supply chain network design


The influence of globalization and e-commerce has seen modern supply chain networks become increasingly complex with typical networks stretching across continents and supporting numerous market segments. Optimizing supply chain networks can prove challenging.