Logistics Lexicon for the Times
Logistics professional who keeps goods moving at all times, including crisis situations.
If-then inventory scenarios that can be adjusted to ensure grocery supply chains can respond to surging demand.
No-contact or contactless delivery
Completing transport to a prearranged location without any face-to-face interaction.
Rest phase recommended for truck drivers and work-from-home personnel.
Built-in additional manufacturing capacity put in place as a result of a previous crisis. Can be reactivated when demand spikes.
Waiving signature requirements for proof-of-delivery confirmation.
Arrangement between ocean container carriers to increase capacity and provide more connections for shippers.
Isolate and operate
Strategy of using wide spaces to separate key personnel and keep port terminals running.