Today’s world of disruptors and changing consumer behaviors drive companies to continuously revisit their network strategies. Use these tips to create a demand-driven supply chain.
Profile of Steve Ahern, manager of supply chain operational design with BASF, a leading chemical company
The perfect storm is here: between the back-to-back hurricanes of 2017, the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate going into effect, and the ongoing driver shortage crisis, the transportation industry is experiencing a critical capacity crunch.
Profile of Ryan Wall, president and CEO of FHI (Freight Handlers, Inc.) in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
What does the digital supply chain mean for your company? More integration, better visibility, a single version of the truth, a clearer view of the future—and maybe a few flying robots.
Use this advice to implement a leadership training program.
A 3PL could offer benefits worth exploring to help you accommodate e-commerce growth.
The Teamsters union, never without internal squabbles and internecine power players, is showing some internal rift in its opening weeks of negotiations with UPS, the union’s largest employer. With job preservation and security top of mind for the union, the Teamsters last month submitted an 83-page opening demand in its National Master contract that covers…Details
“Circular Economy” was the theme addressed by The Reverse Logistics Association’s (RLA) at its annual conference and expo in Las Vegas last week. With the flourishing of e-commerce, product returns have become even more nettlesome for today’s global supply chain managers. At the same time, however, new revenue streams are being created in the 3PL…Details
A strong wind is expected to continue blowing on the economic seas in the first half of 2018 but could recede for the full year, based on the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report, which was released late last week by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.