Supply Chains Unlikely to Stabilize Until 2024, Survey Finds

Supply Chain Brain

More than half of supply chain executives don’t expect a "return to normal" until the first half of 2024 or beyond, according to a new survey

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Logistics Buyers Survey with Jim Bierfeldt

The Logistics of Logistics

Jim Bierfeldt and Joe Lynch discuss the logistics buyers survey created by Jim and his team at Logistics Marketing Advisors. These buyers now have access to a wealth of information and do their own research on how to solve supply chain problems, and what providers can do to help.

Survey 241

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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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Convoy survey: Trucking divided on sustainability, climate change

Supply Chain and Logistics

There seems to be some split between younger operators and older ones, with the younger ones much more attuned to an acceptance … Continue reading → Logistics Sustainability Trucking driver economics electric vehicles emissions survey sustainability trucking trucking costSmall and mid-size trucking operators have mixed views on sustainability, especially on the viability of electric vehicles (EVs).

Survey 100

Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices.

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.

Supply Chain Q&A Sessions

Logistics Bureau

Judging by the number of Supply Chain and Logistics questions we get every week, maybe? Can you help us out with this short one minute survey? SURVEY LINK: Supply Chain Secrets Q&A Sessions. Would you like some live or recorded Q&A sessions?

Supply Chain Survey: Talent and labor on the rise

Logistics Management

The labor crunch is a serious issue, not just for front-line employees in DC and other supply chain sites, but when it comes to higher-level supply chain talent, too.

Survey 104

You’ve Been Hacked! The Growing Threat of Supply Chain Cyber Attacks

Talking Logistics

The Growing Threat of Supply Chain Cyber Attacks. The Growing Threat of Supply Chain Cyber Attacks appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Remember AOL’s “You’ve Got Mail” greeting from the 90s when you started your computer and connected to the internet?

The Best Supply Chain Company You Have Never Heard Of

Logistics Viewpoints

Michael Jacobs, Senior Vice President Supply Chain, Ferguson. Mr. Jacobs is the senior vice president for supply chain at Ferguson. While nominally a distributor, “supply chain management is our core competency. The Ferguson Supply Chain.

New Planning Maturity Assessment

In today's new supply chain paradigm, resilience and agility are key. Is your planning process fit enough to keep up with the pace of change? Is your tech stack helping or hindering your progress? Take AIMMS's new quiz to uncover learnings and benchmark yourself against peers!

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.

Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management: Keeping Supply Chains Secure

Trinity Logistics

When one hears “supply chain,” typically they first think of the physical components; the raw materials needed by a specific time for manufacturers or finished products to retail stores. The digital parts of supply chains work in a similar fashion.

Why Supply Chain Convergence is Critical to Greater Agility and Resilience

Logistics Viewpoints

Having an effective supply chain practice has always been a difficult balancing act, even in relatively stable times. The pandemic has exposed flaws in business practices across industries, which have been acutely felt in their supply chain and procurement operations.

Supply Chain Strategies for 2022


These last two years have presented both logistics planners and provider with the most volatile supply chain environment in decades. Supply chains have been severely impacted by COVID-19.

8 Supply Chain Technology Trends for 2022 and Beyond

Supply chain visibility, collaboration, and orchestration are now the top priority for executives. TadaNow has put together eight supply chain technology trends to incorporate into your supply chain strategy for the remainder of 2022 and beyond.

LM reader survey underscores the impact of inflation on supply chain and logistics

Logistics Management

A Logistics Management reader survey of 100 freight transportation, supply chain, and logistics stakeholders continued to reinforce how inflation continues to affect things, from both an operational and business perspective.

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5 Supply Chain Collaboration Essentials to Mitigate Disruptions

Logistics Viewpoints

Few organizations are immune to the effects, which are acutely felt in supply chains — and the more complex they are, the greater the probability of interruptions. Supply chain collaboration is essential to mitigating the risks that come from exposure to disruption.

Key Challenges in Fresh Grocery & Supermarket Supply Chains

The Logistics of Logistics

Key Challenges in Fresh Grocery & Supermarket Supply Chains. Original article: Key Challenges in Fresh Grocery & Supermarket Supply Chains. Grocery retail supply chains have known a not-so-subtle secret for a number of years now: fresh is in.

Beware the Swinging Pendulum on Supply Chain Inventory Practices

Logistics Viewpoints

Supply shortages resulting in empty shelves or parking lots of WIP inventory represent a spectre causing supply chain leaders to reconsider supply chain inventory practices. Is supply chain inventory the problem?

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 State of Supply Chain Visibility: A Survey of 500 Supply Chain and Procurement Executives on Supplier Collaboration

Supply Chain Brain

Supply chain resiliency is top of mind. Many executives are working to make their supply chains a competitive advantage

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.

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.”

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 11, 2022)

Talking Logistics

This week marks the 3-year anniversary since we launched Indago, our supply chain research community. I had been on a journey to find a better way to conduct supply chain market research for several years.

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.

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

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.

Innovation: Blockchain survey

Supply Chain and Logistics

From Deloitte comes their Deloitte Blockchain Survey 2017. There’s a lot of floundering as you would expect from a new technology that’s poorly … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Strategy Supply Chains blockchain disruption innovationIt’s an online report of their findings. The report is about investing and executive views in the blockchain technology.

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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

2022 Research: The Rapid Rise of Ocean Freight Visibility

Download this a benchmark study from FourKites and The Journal of Commerce exploring how international shippers’ usage of global supply chain visibility technology has evolved since the onset of global disruptions caused by COVID-19.

“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.

End-to-end Supply Chain Visibility Calls for Addressing the Unique Needs of Europe

Logistics Viewpoints

That’s the question that continues to bedevil the global supply chain industry. The good news is that the supply chain industry has finally “got religion” about digital transformation technologies — an important silver lining after two years of seismic supply chain disruptions.

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

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

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Port Congestion Shines Light on Visibility Gaps

This report, built from extensive survey data from a myriad of shippers and logistics providers, shines light on visibility gaps that have contributed to the current crisis of port congestion.

Watch: The 9th Annual Supply Chain Innovation Report From MHI

Supply Chain Brain

Nine areas are surveyed in the MHI report on supply chain technologies, says Thomas Boykin, specialist leader in Deloitte's supply chain operations practice

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

The Past 20 Months in Supply Chain: What Have We Learned?

Talking Logistics

The research, conducted by Adelante SCM and commissioned by Transporeon, is based on a survey of over 280 shippers, carriers, and 3PLs from around. Read more The Past 20 Months in Supply Chain: What Have We Learned?

What are the true causes of ongoing supply chain disruptions?


Contrary to general opinion, the causes of the supply chain disruptions currently being experienced worldwide were prevalent long before the Covid-19 pandemic. . The current war in Ukraine will further destabilize the global supply chain.