Kicking the Tires on an IoT Solution
Tire manufacturer Michelin is a shipper with a massive global footprint and complex demands. With headquarters in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Michelin operates 121 production facilities in 17 countries; those facilities produced approximately 190 million tires in 2017. With a presence in 170 countries, distributing products across the globe is a challenging and sophisticated operation.
VERTICAL FOCUS | Metals
Here's what you need to know about the latest developments in the metals industry.
"Driving" the Efficiency of the U.S. Supply Chain
As the economy adjusts to a new level of output, improving the efficiency of the U.S. supply chain is essential to continued economic growth.
Sensing a Supply Chain Career
Rising through the leadership ranks at Ryder System, Steve Sensing stays resilient and collaborative, while always maintaining a sense of humor.
Automated Bidding Tools Benefit Shippers, 3PLs, and Carriers
At the start of a new year, it’s common for shippers striving for an optimized supply chain to review their carrier options to make sure they use the ideal mix of freight transportation providers. In 2019, this bidding business has lasted the entire year, as shippers and 3PLs look to take advantage of a softer freight market to secure better pricing and service.
GOOD QUESTION | What’s the first thing to look for when selecting a logistics partner?
Readers share what you should look for to find an optimal logistics partner.
Leveraging System Design and Optimization for Supply Chain 4.0
Supply Chain 4.0 is an integrative approach to operational digitization, where existing and nascent technology applications are leveraged to transform the supply chain ecosystem.
Tariffs: Is it Time to Rethink What Goes Where?
Three messages for companies trying to adapt to the new tariffs and rules of U.S. trade with China.
Noted: The Supply Chain in Brief
Here's what's happening in the supply chain.
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