Tag: global supply chain

Live Supply Chain Situational Awareness: Temperature Control Logistics

The environment in which Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences companies operate is increasingly complex, being driven by a more and more demanding healthcare agenda. The global need for innovative, cost effective medicines continues to rise whilst patients are demanding greater value for money, proven effectiveness of products, more transparency and access to information. To meet these…
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Live Supply Chain Situational Awareness: Global Intelligent Visibility

  The events of the last year, including the pandemic, blockage of the Suez Canal, and port congestion have undoubtedly highlighted vulnerabilities in global supply chains. To avoid or mitigate disruptions, global supply chain leaders must have full transparency and live situational awareness of their end-to-end supply chains. In our previous blogpost, we touched on…
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Live Supply Chain Situational Awareness: Final-Mile Delivery

The final mile stage of delivery for supply chains are the most costly, complex and critical as the experience and expectations of individuals and key customer groups are felt mostly during this stage. Adding to the complexity are the risks inherent with shipping disruptions and quality of products while in transit. Parcels require 24/7 monitoring,…
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Live Supply Chain Situational Awareness: Hurricane Larry Use Case

According to the Freight Waves most recent article, over the last week (week of 09/05/21), Larry became the third major hurricane of this year’s Atlantic season, forcing container ship captains to steer clear as the storm passed the island of Bermuda this week, headed towards eastern Canada. How can you proactively plan for and manage supply…
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Predicting Lead Times, Throughput and Variability

As we’ve seen through events such as the Covid19 pandemic, Yantian port congestion, and Suez Canal blockage, real-world conditions are constantly changing the planning and execution of global supply chains. Supply chain variability causes significant damage to shareholder value, operational efficiency, trading partner trust, and customer satisfaction. What do we mean by variability? It comes…
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