This feature examines the impact of both upcoming and current disruptions on the automotive industry and looks at how automakers and their partners are adjusting to the changes.
Shippers can take several steps to rein in airfreight costs. These include checking that it’s truly necessary, combining air with other modes of transportation, incorporating air into their ongoing logistics planning, and developing strong relationships with freight forwarders.
When a customer needed help with an inefficient consolidation process, Celadon Logistics created a solution.
Consolidating three independent operating companies into one at Smithfield Foods is triggering significant changes in the three organizations’ supply chains. Reducing complexity and improving visibility are not only making supply chain processes more efficient, they’re also saving money and helping the corporation achieve its sustainability goals.
For shippers, importing to and exporting from Mexico can present a unique set of challenges. One of the toughest challenges that cross-border shippers in today’s market face is securing high quality capacity on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
We are evolving to the point where we can share information between members of the supply chain, automate processes such as ordering, quotation and route optimization, and collaboratively work together to manage the exceptions.
Hollingsworth assisted a leading automotive manufacturer with an unexpected surge with strategic negotiations and savvy adjustments to inventory management.
There are value points in managing information gathered from a strong TMS system that can also provide a solid pre-audit program to double check accuracy of bills before payment.
Use this advice to navigate the process of selecting and deploying a TMS solution in a fraction of the time and cost of traditional solutions.
Here are the benefits and drawbacks of the Internet of Things (IoT) and advice for a successful IoT implementation.