While the human and financial tolls wrought by COVID-19 are horrific, the pandemic has also brought out the best in many people and the logistics and supply chain organizations with which they work.
As logistics challenges become more complex and technology advances, ongoing education, innovation, and research on the part of logistics and supply chain firms has become a competitive imperative.
With exacting specifications and transportation challenges heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic, shippers are turning to these partners to move chemicals safely and optimize supply chains.
Practical suggestions for making supply chains more environmentally sustainable.
Chosen by Inbound Logistics editors, these 75 green companies are dedicated to implementing best practices that make global supply chains more sustainable and their operations more socially and environmentally friendly.
Profile of Andrew Kirkwood, CEO, BluJay Solutions.
With the daunting task of navigating the rapidly changing global trade landscape, where should shippers begin? Actionable global trade data is your lifeline for supply chain resilience. Global trade intelligence solutions can help businesses swiftly find alternative suppliers in a concise three-step process: Identify potential sources, analyze costs, and vet potential trading partners.
Supply chain managers don’t have to sacrifice worker safety to maintain production levels during COVID-19. Incorporating automation into warehouses can help solve the problem.
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed holes in traditional linear methods of supply chain reporting, especially when shipments involve multi-tiered transportation models. To make real-time decisions, shippers need reliable, real-time intelligence, such as Mobile IoT.
Many businesses around the country are suffering due to the economic impacts of COVID-19. However, there may be some light at the end of the tunnel. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will create opportunities for countless companies doing business with Canada and Mexico.
You've failed at logistics. So says David Segal in his recent article entitled "What Happened to the Great American Logistics Machine?" in The New York Times. So what happened to the Great American Logistics Machine?
Shippers around the globe pivoted their business in response to the COVID-19 pandemic—these are the innovative pivots that impressed supply chain leaders the most.
While it’s easy to pass off returns as primarily an e-commerce or retail issue, the fact is it’s a challenge all distributors face.
Implementing these best practices can help companies reduce the impact to transportation operations and save costs during business disruptions.
The chemical distribution industry poses a unique challenge for warehouses and carriers due to the wide range of goods that fall under strict regulatory requirements for handling, storage, and shipping. Finding a 3PL partner who can meet these expectations is critical and often requires considerable research and evaluation.
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