Category: Logistics

Logistics, Process

How Data Helped Non-Profits, Supply Chains During COVID

April 20, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Supply chains endured a growing number of challenges in 2020, particularly as disruptions threatened suppliers and changed dynamics across the chain. The breadth of disruption was so severe that many organizations were caught on the back foot and could only […]

Logistics, Process, Production

2021 to be a record year for semi units shipment

April 8, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Total semiconductor unit shipments, which include integrated circuits as well as optoelectronics, sensor/actuator, and discrete (O-S-D) devices, are forecast to rise 13% in 2021, to 1,135.3 billion (1.1353 trillion) units to set a new all-time annual record, according to IC […]

Logistics, Process

Supply Chain Woes Slam Global Manufacturing

March 18, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Supply chain woes mounted world-wide for makers of everything from cars and clothing to home siding and medical needle containers, as the extreme Texas weather and port backlogs compounded problems for manufacturers already beset by pandemic disruptions. Toyota Motor Corp. […]

Logistics, Process

Automotive Suppliers Optimistic Despite Supply-Chain Challenges

March 17, 2021

Via: Design News

In spite of the negative impact of component and raw material shortages, executives at American automotive suppliers reveal continued strength in light-vehicle demand. That is according to the Q1 Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) Supplier Barometer Index (SBI), released March […]

Logistics, Process

The Consumer-Centric Supply Chain

March 10, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Manufacturers have been through a challenging twelve months. A combination of lockdowns, store closures, home working and other essential measures changed market demands overnight. In recent years, manufacturers have been challenged to find growth. For instance, the vast majority of […]

Logistics, Process

10 Best Practices to Optimize Supply Chain Management

February 18, 2021

Via: Industry Today

The major trends in business today, such as low-cost country sourcing, outsourcing, customization, and globalization, all create a lot of complexities in the supply chain. Despite this, most companies have not changed the way that they manage this critical part […]

Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

VW blames module suppliers for interrupted car production

February 16, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Reuters quotes a company executive saying: “We have communicated our demand early on. We have passed on our forecasts which have confirmed that demand. If suppliers do not trust our numbers and consult their own forecasts, we should have been […]

Logistics, Process

A.P. Moller-Maersk Reports Rebound in Business

February 10, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The world’s biggest shipping company, Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk, on Feb. 10 reported a sharp rise in earnings for the fourth quarter, when global demand for goods rebounded from an earlier slump caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Copenhagen-based company reported […]

Logistics, Process, Regulations

HGV Driving After Brexit – The Road Ahead

February 3, 2021

Via: Industry Today

The UK’s complete exit from the EU has been marked by mass confusion. Businesses of all sizes are struggling to grapple with the post-Brexit rules. The haulage industry is at the sharp end of this. With that in mind, Walker […]

Logistics, Process

Reimagined Supply Chains Emerge from Global Crisis

January 22, 2021

Via: Industry Today

New research from Orange Business Services found that the supply chains in 40% of multinational corporations were unable to cope with the crisis created by the pandemic. The survey of 320 enterprises, focusing on the manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors, […]