Archive for the “Supply Chain” Category

Coronavirus forces changes to manufacturing facilities, highlights trucking’s importance, CSCMP panel says

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the supply chain business, and one sector that has had to quickly deal with the new normal is the manufacturing space. During the recent CSCMP Atlanta Roundtable Supply Chain Resiliency Webinar, supply chain stakeholders talked pandemic policies.

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Carriers, shippers and other supply chain stakeholders look to transportation technology solutions during coronavirus pandemic

Shippers, carriers and 3PLs are still grappling with social distancing practices and adjusting their operations to work-from-home realities. In early March, freight transportation technology provider SMC³ implemented remote work strategies to maintain continuous service during the coronavirus pandemic. SMC³’s Brian Thompson recently detailed what the company has been hearing about the pandemic from its supply chain partners.

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Three online supply chain education tools to help remote employees stay fresh

Countless employees throughout the supply chain are in work-from-home remote roles due to COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic. Social distancing measures have been taken by carriers, shippers, 3PLs and other freight transportation firms. But what happens to those supply chain novices that were just starting their training and are suddenly left without an outlet for logistics education?

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SMC³ LTL APIs give Shippers the Power to Optimize Supply Chain Processes

SMC³’s execution and visibility LTL APIs provide communications coverage for shippers and 3PLs throughout the entire shipment lifecycle, developing a strong data link between customer and provider. With the company’s ever-expanding universe of LTL APIs, customers can ensure real-time messaging with a host of freight transportation providers.

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Supply chain collaboration awards, logistics regulation discussions dominate day two of Jump Start 2020

Day two of the Jump Start 2020 supply chain conference featured the presentation of the Alliance Awards, which is given out each January at the Jump Start logistics event. The award recognizes shippers and service providers that collaborate to overcome significant supply chain issues. Winners craft innovative solutions to extraordinary challenges. Additional highlights included a customer-service panel featuring representatives from The Home Depot, Chick-fil-A and UPS Capital and an in-depth panel about transportation regulations.

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