The Indian cold chain sector, which is currently grappling with such issues concerning the quality of food products and food safety maintenance has realized the necessity of faster development, and could grow at the rate of 10 percent to 15 percent per annum in the next five to 10 years, according to Arvind Surange, chief consultant and proprietor, ACR Project Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
In today's globalized economy, supply chain professionals work together to deliver products to the end customer while working with different organizations and different business units within the same organization. During this process, supply chain managers face a challenge in controlling inventories and costs while maximizing customer service performance.
The newly introduced sustainability guidelines provide a great opportunity for Australian companies to showcase their supply chain performance, including disclosure of supply chain issues that might not be on the radar of the Australian public.
Nothing exemplifies the exceptional power and scale of today's highest performing supply chains than the simple phrase: designed in California, assembled in China. Behind that elegant phrase are some of the world's most sophisticated supply-chain processes, stitching together networks of suppliers, sub-assemblers and logistics companies around the globe.
British retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) has signed an agreement with DP World London Gateway to build a major distribution centre at the new deep-sea container port and logistics park in South Essex at an estimated cost of $311m.
With high customer expectations for service and the need for organizations to secure business continuity, businesses must develop a collaborative approach to supply chain management. Your business must be able to orchestrate suppliers, assemblers, and distributors, creating a singular view of goods and services among all entities that touch the supply chain.
The automotive manufacturing industry is becoming more complex than ever before. More models, including hybrids, are being introduced, and there are now more features and options, with technology used to drive end-market price and model differentiation.