In this conversation with SupplyChainBrain Editor-in-Chief Bob Bowman, Tony Uphoff, President and Chief Executive Officer of ThomasNet, reveals the findings of the company’s latest North American Manufacturing Trends report, covering the fourth quarter of 2020.
A fire at a semiconductor factory in Japan, cold weather in North America and ongoing competition for chips are all hitting the global auto industry at the same time, threatening to exacerbate supply shortages of a key component that began late last year.
China’s global attack on Microsoft’s popular email software revealed last week and an equally sprawling Russian attack discovered three months ago have created a two-front war that threatens to overwhelm cybersecurity’s emergency responders.
President Biden’s proposed infrastructure bill calls for $571 billion in additional transportation spending over current federal levels, and $50 billion to make infrastructure more resilient to climate change.
Steven Tompkins, director of sector development for agriculture and rail with Inmarsat, discusses the role of satellite communications in ensuring that shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine remain at designated temperatures for safe transport and delivery.
Companies around the world are urgently seeking ways to better plan around demand uncertainty and improve supply chain resilience and agility. CSCMP and ToolsGroup will reveal analysis from a crucial new global survey which reveals:
What planning challenges are top-of-mind for supply chain leaders
Technologies that are helping them meet organizational goals and what’s hampering their efforts
Whether the pandemic sped up or delayed digital roadmaps
How companies rate their supply chain strengths—and where they’re falling behind
Mark Baxa, Interim President & CEO, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
As the coronavirus outbreak has spread, unparalleled challenges have arisen for food and beverage companies all over the world. Extraordinary measures have been taken to keep the food supply chain safe, efficient, and productive.
Time: 11:00 AM PT | 2:00 PM ET
Duration: 30 minutes plus live Q&A
Yesterday’s luxuries are today’s necessities. With regards to retail, big box and food & grocery, trends that were anticipated to get picked up in the next 4-5 years have already become mainstream, putting immense pressure on the last mile delivery ecosystem.
Existing hub and spoke delivery models that lack digital capabilities will be soon pushed towards redundancy by evolving customer expectations and new delivery models like curbside pickups, contactless deliveries, Buy Online Pick-Up In-Store, same day delivery and more.
The question is how do brands make their last mile network resilient to changing market dynamics?
Our latest webinar “The Big Picture: What It Takes to Make Last-Mile Delivery Work” will help unearth little-known ways to deal with the last mile conundrum.
How to take your fulfillment services 5-years ahead of its time
Importance of orchestrating every little logistics touchpoint
What it means to go beyond tracking and tracing
Leveraging modern delivery models to create new revenue streams
One disruption inevitably gives way to another. Can your business thrive versus simply survive when the next one occurs?
In the first of our four-part series, Mac McGary, executive vice president at Logility, lays out the first three phases of a 12-step roadmap for building a resilient enterprise that can respond and pivot at the pace of disruption as well as seize opportunities presented by shifting market forces.
In this session you will be challenged to:
Assess your performance over the last 12 months and consider missed opportunities, risks, and the impact disruption has had on customer relationships.
Understand the significance of the assessment, and secure executive buy-in to prioritize action.
Create a near-term vision for the next 18 to 24 months that acknowledges current priorities but relentlessly pursues business improvement.
The market has always been dynamic, and for a long time static pricing was a shipper’s only option. Dynamic pricing saves time, reduces costs, and provides peace of mind across primary, backup, and spot offerings.