NEW YORK (Reuters) - US Airways Group Inc has made a formal merger proposal to American Airlines parent AMR Corp and its creditors that could value the combined airline at around $8.5 billion, two people...
The best way to mitigate supply chain risks is collaboration.
Collaboration is the single best way to mitigate supply chain risks, as well as to enable significant improvements in terms of speed, on-time pickup and delivery, damage reduction, and other parameters, according to speakers at the September IQPC Cold Chain & Temperature Management Global Forum in Chicago. What organizations must accept is that communications and information-sharing goes both ways. By monitoring shipments and by accumulating, mining, analyzing, and sharing resultant data, logistics organizations throughout the supply chain can improve their operations and prevent future problems.
Johnson & Johnson understands that. Although its 50-person team knows its temperature control requirements and is alerted to excursions, “We need a more proactive approach,” says Alan Davis, supply chain temperature control leader, Johnson & Johnson. Therefore, the company is validating a solution to identify and understand the trends. “We need to use the data to recognize not just whether there were excursions, but how close shipments came to experiencing excursions.” With that information, the company can work with service and packaging material providers to strengthen the supply chain to prevent future excursions.
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Trade between China and Shanghai Cooperation Organization members will be greatly boosted, thanks to Eurasian countries' efforts to improve the transportation channel of a new Eurasian land bridge linking China and Europe, experts have said.
S$200m logistics hub breaks ground at Jurong WestChannel News AsiaRobert Yap, chairman and CEO of YCH Group, said: "The community will include even the other logistics players and also the logistics or supply chain experts from all our customers.
After years of offshore production, General Electric is moving much of its far-flung appliance-manufacturing operations back home. It is not alone. An exploration of the startling, sustainable, just-getting-started return of industry to the United States.