Tag: Supply Chain Management

Greg Shnerer 8 Supply Chain Truths

8 Supply Chain Truths

Supply chain is an essential function of any company. While the everyday tasks of supply chain professionals may be ever changing, here are some truths that may never alter.   Physical It’s often forgotten about that supply chain isn’t just logistics and inventory. There’s also a physical aspect to supply chain. Supply chain professionals are the problem solvers – helping… Read more →

Greg Shnerer- Maximizing Supply Chains Through Multimodal Transportation

Maximizing Supply Chains through Multimodal Transportation

  Although international door to door shipments, especially those traveling overseas, move via multiple transportation modes – the majority of shipments throughout North America move over a single mode. Multimodal services that utilize several transportation modes including air, sea, land and/or rail are becoming a popular option for companies looking to improve efficiency in their supply chain. Containers that are… Read more →

Greg Shnerer- Top Logistics Apps in the industry

Top Logistics Apps in the Industry

Did you know there are downloadable logistic apps? Logistic companies utilize mobile devices to monitor and manage their operations, inventory, shipments, and records. Whether you own an Android or an iPhone, these apps could help improve efficiency and make the process easier.   Mobile technology also introduces an easy sustainable paperless option for many companies. Eliminating the paper based process,… Read more →

Greg Shnerer: Security Challenges in Supply Chain Management

Security Challenges in Supply Chain Management

  There are many things that could go wrong in supply chain management to cause a major disruption in the transfer of goods and services from the supplier to the customer. Multiple players (companies, people, and nations) are at work, which are all vulnerable to what are often unpredictable threats such as natural disasters, accidents, or security breaches. Supply chain… Read more →

Greg Shnerer: Infrastructure & Supply Chain Transportation

The Precarious Relationship of Infrastructure and Supply Chain Transportation

  The supply chain is a complex ecosystem involving many interconnected parts, and transportation is one of the main pillars of supply chain that cannot be overlooked. Without transportation, products would never make it from the supplier to the receiver resulting in business failure. Understanding the role transportation plays in supply chain management is very complex, and it’s impossible to… Read more →

Talent Shortages: Lack of Talent or Poor Talent Management?

The supply chain industry faces a serious talent shortage. The education and availability for employment are a non-issue, but this industry faces a talent management problem. The dilemma remains acquiring and retaining top talent with fierce competition and lack of opportunities. Millennials Many employers are falling short when it comes to retaining millennials. The millennial generation wants to be supported… Read more →

Overseas manufacturing Impact

Outsourcing jobs such as manufacturing has always been a conversation offered from different views. For some, the impact is too risky and costly. Those believe that jobs should not be outsourced and this idea can help our economy. While others believe that outsourcing creates more jobs and opportunities within their companies because they’re able to afford to hire more staff.… Read more →

Freight’s Importance to Supply Chain Sustainability

The demand for consumer goods is steadily increasing. With this increase, manufacturers turn to globalization in order to keep up with demand and keep costs low. Although globalization helps maintain low costs, it increases the number of miles a product needs to travel before reaching the end user. This is where freight transportation comes in. Going the Distance Consumer goods… Read more →