Speeding the information flows and reducing inefficiencies equips supply chains to operate effectively, adapt quickly and evolve to meet competitive threats and exploit opportunities in the environment.
On Tuesday, March 23, the Ever Given, one of the world's largest container ships, became stuck in the Suez Canal, blocking all traffic in one of the world's busiest waterways for over 360 ships... impacting about 15% of the entire world's container capacity.
The initial impact of the pandemic brought the world’s supply chain to a deafening halt. All sectors felt the heat to varying degrees. For the logistics sector, the drop in demand resulted in a loss of about Rs. 50,000 crore as per the Indian Chamber of Commerce. Yet as the dust settled, it was clear that logistics as an industry remained the last man standing.
The MBAs were once useful for the network they provided a student, but that is now available on the internet. Outdated curricula and limited emphasis on pedagogical training, especially in the tier-II management colleges is making many question the relevance of an MBA
Change is hard for any organization, but Princess Auto, a nearly 90-year-old Canadian hard goods retailer, changed its collective thinking and brought a new level of efficiency to its inventory planning and how product flows to its customers.
The primary goal of the Last Mile Routing Research Challenge is to encourage participants to develop innovative approaches leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, and other non-conventional methods to produce solutions to the route sequencing problem.
Survey finds that 8 in 10 companies see the highest potential for new warehouse jobs in in-house maintenance role. Also, more than half of those surveyed are investing in automated material handling systems.
The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is joining CLIVE Data Services (CLIVE), an air cargo data company, in a call for the air cargo industry to adopt the dynamic load factor methodology.
The freight division of Emirates has also set up a dedicated rapid response team to coordinate requests from the various partners involved in the international vaccine distribution ecosystem.
As a first step, CCA yesterday (October 21st) took part in IATA’s webinar on the industry’s readiness for the transportation of vaccines and life science products lead by Andrea Gruber, IATA head of special cargo.
Bite-sized learning, done the right way, can foster a learning culture where skill and knowledge areas are constantly refreshed and learning is delivered and consumed in more ways than one. Microlearning is here to stay, so why not make the most of its myriad possibilities?
Launched at the end of 2018, “A Tour through Logistics” (“Rondje Logistiek” in Dutch) is a mobile app, aimed at both students and potentially new recruits, to provide a playful introduction to what logistics is all about.
The events of the past, though daunting at the time, were ultimately survivable and also proved to be harbingers of change. The shake-ups of history eventually resulted in the emergence of better, more resilient systems.
There are jobs that people in logistics will be performing years from now that don’t even exist today. What if last mile delivery is carried out by self – driving vans? What would the woman manage that fleet of vehicles be called, An Autonomous Delivery Device (ADD) Manager?
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Could it be that if we want there to be a ‘right time’ and a quiet time we need to start training and skilling the men and women who face these challenges, starting today? #skillsgap #skillIndia