More supply chain delays as Ningbo port congestion worsens
The closure of a critical container terminal at the Port of Ningbo in China because of a COVID infection is having swift ripple effects that are likely to spread worldwide, adding to shipping delays and stretching order lead times as companies try to stock shelves for the holiday shopping season.
Watch: How Is Artificial Intelligence Being Applied to Logistics?
Oliver Hedgepeth, professor of logistics at the American Military University Online, discusses the evolution of artificial intelligence, to the point where it has become omnipresent in the world of logistics management
Sustainability & Ecommerce Become Major Supply Chain Trends
It would be an understatement to say that 2020 – and, so far, 2021 – have placed the global supply chain and all the companies that operate within it under considerable pressure. Yet despite container shortages, capacity constraints, surging ecommerce demand and, yes, a global pandemic, industry professionals say that supply chain sustainability (SCS) remains a top priority
Record Breaking Supply Chain Disruptions and Supply Shortages
Records are to be broken, say observers of the recently-concluded Olympics. But the dark side of such comfortable declarations was evident in global supply chains this year.
Sysco struggles with shipper delays, works to find alternative sourcing
Supplier delays have been an issue across many industries for months at this point and is a concern that just about everyone has been dealing with. The most recent figures from the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing report show these delays are making it hard for companies to build up inventories.