Topic: Supply Chain Management



Logisticians adjusting to volatility that is now embedded in supply chain

The influential 35th annual State of Logistics Report shows how logisticians are adapting to “permanent volatility” in their supply chains as they ride out the wave of uncertainty.

Navigating global elections: A blueprint for supply chain resilience

With major countries such as the U.S., India and Taiwan holding elections this year, supply chains face an uncertain path toward resiliency.

Top summer reads: 6 unconventional books with supply chain lessons

Inspiration and innovation can come from many places, and these non-supply chains books can provide just that for supply chain professionals.

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Logisticians adjusting to volatility that is now embedded in supply chain

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 · John D. Schulz
The influential 35th annual State of Logistics Report shows how logisticians are adapting to “permanent volatility” in their supply chains as they ride out the wave of uncertainty.

Navigating global elections: A blueprint for supply chain resilience

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 · Mirko Woitzik
With major countries such as the U.S., India and Taiwan holding elections this year, supply chains face an uncertain path toward resiliency.

U.S-bound May imports show continued growth, reports S&P Global Market Intelligence

Friday, June 14, 2024 · Jeff Berman
May imports, at 2.70 million TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units), rose 11% annually, following April’s 8% annual gain, with growth intact for the ninth consecutive month, following a 14-month stretch of annual declines. Total first quarter imports were up 11% annually.

Top summer reads: 6 unconventional books with supply chain lessons

Thursday, June 13, 2024 · Andrew Balthrop and Stephanie Powell Thomas
Inspiration and innovation can come from many places, and these non-supply chains books can provide just that for supply chain professionals.

Moody’s weighs in on insurance risks supply chains face today

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 · Brian Straight
A report from Moody’s has identified areas of the supply chain where insurers are most concerned.

The rise of customer-centric supply chains

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 · Brian Straight
Changing customer demands are putting more pressure on supply chains. In response, more companies are putting the customer at the center of supply chain design.

May services economy activity sees a return to growth

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 · Jeff Berman
The May Services PMI, at 53.8 (a reading of 50 or higher signals growth), was up 4.4% over April’s 49.4, which marked the first time the Services PMI contracted since December 2022, when it came in at 49 and prior to that the last month seeing contraction was in May 2020,…

Value chains need rewiring. Are manufacturers up to the task?

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 · Brian Straight
While strategic intent to rewire global value chains is there, many manufacturers are falling short, focusing on incremental change that will not be enough to remain competitive, a new report says.

Building corridors to a greener future

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 · Elizabeth Bruttomesso and Shruti Pant
An analysis of electric trucks, barges and rail showed varying degrees of benefits when attempting to move cargo from a port to a warehouse in this MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics SCM Capstone project.

Dry van truckload pricing shows no signs of significant improvement

Monday, June 3, 2024 · Jason Miller
A series of factors, including excess capacity and demand weakness, will likely keep dry van truckload rates in check for the remainder of 2024.

NextGen Leader: Kory Jacobson

Friday, May 24, 2024 · Brian Straight
Kory Jacobson grew up with two educators as parents. That taught him the value of effort and education, two qualities that have driven his supply chain success.

Schneider Electric maintains spot atop Gartner’s Top 25 supply chains

Thursday, May 23, 2024 · 24/7 Staff
For the second year in a row, Schneider Electric has been named the top supply chain in Gartner’s annual global rankings.

Is the market stabilizing? Shippers are optimistic

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 · Brian Straight
Even as new data suggests freight shipments continue to slide, shippers in BlueGrace Logistics Index are feeling better about the remainder of the year.

5 strategies for energy market cost and risk reduction

Monday, May 20, 2024 · Bob Wooten, C.P.M., CEP; Mark Trowbridge, CPSM, C.P.M. MCIPS; and Claudette Calder, MBA, CPSM
Electricity and natural gas costs are major factors in the profitability of companies in all industries, but especially in key parts of the supply chain. There are strategies to better control these costs.
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5 strategies for energy market cost and risk reduction

Sunday, May 19, 2024 · Bob Wooten, C.P.M., CEP; Mark Trowbridge, CPSM, C.P.M. MCIPS; and Claudette Calder, MBA, CPSM
Electricity and natural gas costs are major factors in the profitability of companies in all industries, but especially in key parts of the supply chain. There are strategies to better control these costs.
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