Elemica, a Digital Supply Network for process manufacturing industries, recently introduced Elemica ePOD, an electronic proof of delivery mobile application, helping to improve customer service and productivity.
Transflo recently introduced Transflo Trailer Tracking, a solar-powered device that integrates into the Transflo Mobile platform to give fleet managers near real-time communications and GPS-based tracking of trailers, containers and other assets.
When Japan decided to step up its fight with South Korea last month, it dug deep into the supply chain to impose sanctions on three obscure materials made by a handful of Japanese companies few have ever heard of.
The die-off is highlighting questions about the ocean of pesticides used in the country’s agriculture and whether chemicals are washing through the human food supply — even as the government considers permitting more.
Challenge: In 2017, a global third-party logistics provider’s more than 400 distribution sites and warehouses were purchasing labels and other consumables from multiple sources — often incurring excessive shipping costs and chargebacks due to poor-quality, unscannable labels. The company needed a cost-effective solution to contain increasing costs, plan budgets, ensure consistent quality and improve customer satisfaction.
Importers bear the burden of complying with all U.S. laws and regulations when their goods enter the country. Failure to exercise reasonable care in this effort can result in long delays in the release of merchandise, and the imposition of stiff penalties.
Artificial intelligence can play an important role in companies' strategic sourcing initiatives, but there are some key challenges to be addressed, according to Richard Barnett, senior vice president of marketing and alliances with LevaData.