Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a guest blog post by Adrian Gonzalez published by Manhattan Associates. The post highlights results from a survey conducted recently with members of Indago’s supply chain research community on unified transportation and distribution management. Historically, many companies have planned and optimized their transportation and distribution processes separately, typically using…Details
Today, supply chain and logistics professionals are awash in all kinds of data. So, why do some companies seem to be drowning in it, while others find a way to convert it into business value? One area in particular where data plays a critical role is in transportation procurement. How does analyzing data effectively connect…Details
The Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Assessing the Fallout on the Supply Chain and Logistics Industries – Freight capacity is likely to be one of the foremost supply chain challenges companies will need to solve.
The Russia-Ukraine crisis has rightfully been dominating the news cycle over the last few weeks. And with that, organizations and businesses from around the world have been glued to the news media as they try to make sense of how to best navigate the disruptions being posed by this international incident. And this is certainly true…Details
Almost 25% of Companies Invested $10 Million to Fix Supply Chain Disruptions – Investments were made in the areas of technology, sustainability and workforce.
Almost all (88%) businesses faced disruption over the last year, with over a quarter (26%) facing significant disruption according to Blue Yonder’s 2022 Supply Chain & Logistics Executive Survey, which explored how senior executives across manufacturing, retail, 3PL, transportation, and warehousing plan to tackle supply chain challenges in the year ahead. The biggest impact on supply…Details
For a long time, companies had been redesigning their supply chain networks and practices to become more demand driven. However, with the pandemic-related disruptions in supply over the past two years, companies have had to shift their focus to be more supply driven. Their manufacturing, sales, and promotions plans are now driven more by what…Details
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of a research report published recently, “A Supply Chain Executive’s Guide to Yard Management Systems: How to Evaluate, Select, and Successfully Implement a YMS.” The research, conducted by Adelante SCM and commissioned by Kaleris, serves as a guide for supply chain executives looking to evaluate, select, and successfully implement…Details
Benjamin Franklin famously said that “If you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail.” While this is certainly true, it doesn’t mean that coming up with a plan and an executable strategy is easy, especially in a very volatile and uncertain market like we are experiencing currently. So, if you’re a transportation executive, what are…Details
It’s no secret that Google and Amazon.com are continuously looking to outmaneuver each other, especially in logistics-related areas such as same-day delivery and drones…In short, logistics is becoming a greater competitive differentiator for companies across all industries, so if Google wants to seriously compete with Amazon on that front, it needs to become a 3PL,…Details
Logistics management encompasses all that goes into the efficient movement and storage of goods and materials as they are transported through the supply chain — including the management of resources and people. Given the number of moving parts and uncertainties that can come with logistics, efficiency is key to supply chain success. There are various practices…Details