Ship Owners urged to carry out surveys outside of China

Supply Chain and Logistics

Ships periodically require surveys, which are inspections a lot like your annual car inspection, though a lot of states don’t have them anymore. Key systems of the ship are checked for compliance with safety rules and such things as pollution … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains covid health ocean shipping ship surveys supply chains

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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.


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What is Supply Chain Resiliency?

Logistics Viewpoints

If your company’s supply chain survived 2020 and the disruptions of early 2021, it’s safe to say it has passed the supply chain resiliency test. How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption. 7 Tips For Building Supply Chain Resiliency.

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 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.

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

“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 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? Learning & Leadership supply chain talent

The Circular Supply Chain: A Push for Sustainability

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chain sustainability is increasingly important for the future of business and the world as a whole. More recently, we have seen a push towards building a circular supply chain to eliminate waste and build a continual use of resources. The Sustainable Supply Chain.

Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

Supply Chain Basics with Jason Miller. Jason Miller and Joe Lynch discuss supply chain basics. Jason is a professor of supply chain at Michigan State University, which is ranked as one of the top supply chain schools in the world.

5 Perceptions on Demand Forecasting and How it's Changing

Speaker: Brian Dooley, Director SC Navigator, AIMMS

It’s no secret that demand is getting more difficult to predict. Is your demand forecasting process evolving with the times? How does your process stack up against others? Are you satisfied with your level of forecast accuracy? This webinar shares research findings from a recent survey among supply chain planning professionals to help you answer these questions.

Oracle Survey highlights how supply chain glitches are alarming to consumers

Logistics Management

Recent supply chain delays and disruptions have negatively impacted the lives of Americans, leaving many feeling frustrated, angry, and scared that the disruptions will never end, according to a new study by Oracle

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How Shippers can Navigate the Supply Chain Talent Shortage

CH Robinson Logistics

Prior to the pandemic, supply chains were already growing in complexity due to increased globalization, data sources, and customer demands. While supply chains have undergone a digital transformation, people are still and will always be an important part of your strategy.

The Halloween Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, Halloween spending is expected to exceed $9 billion. The post The Halloween Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain Planning Halloween supply chainHalloween is a mere two weeks away, and the shopping season is in full swing.

The U.S. Supply Chain Needs You!

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply chains around the country are in great need of warehouse and transportation workers. Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), the real estate professional services firm, released new research based on a survey of 720 logistics experts in 43 countries. Supply Chain Needs You!

6 Things Supply Chain Decision Makers Look For in Supply Chain Logistics Partners


With the events of 2021, including the attack on the Colonial Pipeline earlier this year, the importance of supply chain cybersecurity is among the most in-demand factors driving adoption of third-party systems and resources in logistics.

TrusTrace to expand supply chain sustainability tracking with $6M Series A

The Supply Chain Journal

As retailers and consumers demand products that are made sustainably throughout all stages in the supply chain, a transparency software platform provider TrusTrace may have the technology to provide the necessary traceable data.

The New Definition of Supply Chain Agility and Resilience in an Unpredictable World

Logistics Viewpoints

Prior to 2020, every supply chain in the world was challenged by increasing levels of demand unpredictability and market volatility. The sudden onset of COVID-19 only reinforced a lesson that supply chain professionals had already realized: uncertainty is the only real certainty.

What is Supply Chain Visibility and Why Isn’t It Enough?

Logistics Viewpoints

In a survey of 150 global manufacturing executives, 47% committed to improving supply chain visibility and tracking. According to the Global Supply Chain Disruption and Future Strategies Survey Report, this goal was the top-ranked planned tool investment.

The Amazon-Effect Survey: How Does Customer Experience Affect Your Supply Chain?


Take the Survey. In pursuit of helping businesses put their supply chains at the heart of customer experience, we’ve put together a market survey to poll industry professionals. The survey has eight simple questions and will take about 3 to 5 minutes to complete.

Survey: Penn State Univ. offers top supply chain graduate degree

DC Velocity

Gartner study also finds industry paychecks on the rise, with average starting salary for an MBA with a supply chain concentration at $88,935. Strategy

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Implementing AI in Supply Chain Logistics

20Cube Logistics

Supply chain logistics is going through a paradigm shift wherein leading e-commerce and logistics have raised customer expectations with timely delivery and status updates of the consignment. Today, AI plays an important role in modern supply chain optimization.

Supply Chain Risk Management: 7 Challenges Driving Increased Interest in Managed Service

Logistics Viewpoints

With peak shipping season approaching, companies continue to face supply chain risk as the pressure increases to meet customer and delivery expectations without adding cost. Market Volatility Continues to Undermine Supply Chain Risk Management.

Wildfire crews battling blazes — and supply chain kinks

The Supply Chain Journal

Supply chain issues that have been a fact of life this year for shippers and carriers are also confounding the efforts of thousands of firefighting crews stuck in the middle of an extreme wildfire season. However, the supply chain is broken because there aren’t enough drivers.

What is Supply Chain Resilience?


If your company’s supply chain survived 2020 and the disruptions of early 2021, it’s safe to say it has passed the resiliency test. Let’s start here: what is supply chain resilience? What is Supply Chain Resilience? Blog Supply Chain

White House Task Force Gives Confidence to SMB Supply Chains, Survey Shows

Supply Chain Brain

The Biden Administration’s Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force promises to boost the confidence of small and medium-sized businesses, and encourage another wave of international expansion

Who is the Supply Chain Planner in the Age of AI?

Logistics Viewpoints

The most recent McKinsey Global Survey on AI shows a 25% increase in use by companies over the prior year, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. Do we even need supply chain planners, or can we turn out the lights and go home, because we now live in a world of autonomous planning?

How to Deal with Supply Chain Disruptions

GoShip Blog

Most c ustomers may never give it a second thought, but business owners are well-acquainted with the fact that supply chains operate like a well-oiled machine. Find out how business owners can prepare for disrupted supply operations to benefit both customers and employees. .

Odyssey Logistics’ sustainability program targets emissions, inefficiency in supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

has joined the ranks of companies offering customers a sustainability tool to reduce emissions and costs along their supply chains. Survey: Even environmentally indifferent consumers want sustainable shipping option.

Survey: ELDs to further enhance supply chain efficiency

Fleet Owner

Shippers, 3PLs agree analytics are needed for success, but few express satisfaction with existing capabilities

Pandemic hasn’t quenched zeal for supply chain sustainability, report says

The Supply Chain Journal

But that doesn’t seem to be the case, according to the “ 2021 State of Supply Chain Sustainability” report released Wednesday by the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).

New Gartner survey takes deep dive into global sourcing and supply chain resiliency

Logistics Management

A new survey released this week by global research and advisory company Gartner examines how the trend of moving sourcing and manufacturing operations out of China is on the rise, for global supply chain leaders.

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Verte partners with Manifest on sustainable supply chain solution

The Supply Chain Journal

But that’s exactly what we’re seeing when it comes to shipping — more than half of 500 survey respondents say that they would pay 10% more for packaging and shipping practices that are more eco-friendly. Supply chain platform Verte wants to help with those efforts.

Young Professionals Say Supply Chain is a Good Career Choice

Supply Chain Brain

The supply chain field is a good career choice, according to nearly all respondents (99%) in a new survey

How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption


Supply chain disruption is a fact of life for every company that moves any type of product. Don’t expect to plan for every disruption; instead, develop a strategy to overcome supply chain disruption, regardless of the source. Overcoming Supply Chain Disruption.