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Supply Chain Management

By Frank Meerkamp · October 12, 2018
Intelligent technology, including AI and machine learning enables goal to be attained over time through self-learning, predicting, prescribing and optimizing supply-chain performance automatically across business functions.
By Patrick Burnson · October 9, 2018
The ongoing expansion of tariffed goods by the Trump Administration is putting the container shipping industry in its “crossfire,” says one prominent international supply chain and logistics expert.
By Patrick Burnson · October 9, 2018
As rates for container and handy-size bulk carriers have escalated, these operators have been discouraged from competing for breakbulk cargo. This is good news for breakbulk shippers and the network of domestic ports reliant on their business.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 8, 2018
APICS’ new name reflects an association focused on the end-to-end supply chain.
By Patrick Burnson · October 8, 2018
Signs of a turnaround in the prospects of global container shipping companies began surfacing last July when rates began creeping up through the Peak Season. Overcapacity, however, continues to haunt the industry and may keep it from a sustainable recovery. Article includes a list of the Top 25 Carriers in Waterbourne Imports.
By Rosemary Coates · October 4, 2018
Each year, the Council of Supply Chain Management San Francisco Roundtable kicks off the fall season with a predictions panel. This year, I was honored to be one of the senior executives on the panel to share my ideas and predictions. Here are three of my predictions for 2019:
By SCMR Staff · October 3, 2018
Among the highlights of the APICS 2018 supply chain conference was the presentation of “Awards of Excellence” to four deserving leaders who have made significant contributions to the industry this year.
By Geraldine Felicio and Deepika Sharma · October 2, 2018
In an age where customers are expecting faster deliveries and increased flexibility, consumer packaged goods companies are constantly looking to evolve their supply chains.
By Patrick Burnson · September 25, 2018
When Damco’s Supply Chain Services and Maersk Line’s Ocean Product are finally integrated On January 1st, 2019, A.P. Moller - Maersk hopes that shippers will have “fewer touchpoints” and more comprehensive offerings.
By James M. Baehr, · September 24, 2018
For the next wave of Supply Management transformations, we will see behaviors challenged more than ever before. Nonetheless, behaviors may still be the difference between a successful transformation and a failed one.
By Steven Bowen and Kate Vitasek · September 21, 2018
Supply chain partners that collaborate drive continuous improvement and innovation. But getting there takes a new approach.
By Patrick Burnson · September 19, 2018
A new independent study carried out by research and analyst firm PayStream Advisors found that the most common practices for managing cross-border payments are neither the most efficient nor the most affordable. Instead, they cost organizations heavily in payment fees, time, and manual labor, and can have negative impacts on supply chains and supplier relationships.
By Patrick Burnson · September 17, 2018
World trade has been cooling off recently, and the downturn will likely accelerate in September, say analysts for Global Kuehne + Nagel Indicators (gKNi).
By Patrick Burnson · September 17, 2018
Freightos, an online freight marketplace founded two years ago, announced today the completion of a $44.4 million dollar Series C funding round, led by Singapore Exchange (SGX), to further scale the world’s largest online presence.
By Kris Timmermans and Gary Hanifan · September 17, 2018
Today’s supply chain leaders are in the driver’s seat when it comes to generating business value. Chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) and chief operating officers have long been the orchestrators of supply chain networks. Now, they are increasingly the architects of growth for their businesses because the supply chain is no longer just a support function—it has become an engine of new business models and customer experiences.

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EDITORS' PICKS
Supply Chain Managers Hoping to See Rebound in Global Ocean Cargo Container Sector
The continued rise in fuel prices and chartering rates had a negative impact on the earnings of the...
APICS Awards of Excellence Salutes Prominent Supply Chain Leaders
APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi noted that there was a “record-breaking” number of nominations in four...

How Inbound Logistics Networks Can Be a New Source of Savings
A capstone research project sponsored by a major CPG company looks at how different supply network...
Damco’s Supply Chain Services Under Maersk Banner Will Be Tracked Closely by Managers
Industry analysts have greeted the news with mixed forecasts....