Despite continued impacts across industries, approximately 91% of manufacturers believe that North American manufacturing can recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey by Thomas Insights.
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.
Profile of Andrew Kirkwood, CEO, BluJay Solutions.
Organizations that have incorporated scenario planning into their process may be better prepared to cope with disruption and uncertainty. For those who have not advanced their planning capabilities, weathering the next disruption may not be as easy.
Read the latest good works, sustainability efforts, mergers and acquisitions, new hires, and sealed deals happening in the supply chain.
Carriers, shippers and logistic service providers are facing new challenges today. With digitalization, all players in the supply chain will require instant and efficient response time to their questions or concerns.
Warehouses who use this philosophy to create disciplined, rigorous strategies were able to achieve superior results.
To find additional capacity, strategic, proactive sourcing methods based on technology specifically created for transportation procurement can uncover hidden carrier capacity by connecting shippers to logistics service providers.
Recruiting Generation Z members is one solution for the truck driver shortage, but companies should gear their recruitment tactics toward this tech-savvy set.
SwanLeap’s carrier optimization helped an HVAC supplier increase efficiency and annual savings.