Get More Out of the Digital Supply Chain Logical Link 11/22/2016 Post a comment While conversations about digital supply chains are pervasive, many executives and supply chain teams are not sure how to scale their initiatives beyond piecemeal tools. The decisions made now have the potential to impact the future of business.
SOLAS Update: Full Enforcement Begins Eric Geerts 11/10/2016 Post a comment Enforcement of a SOLAS Container Weight Verification Requirement amendment has begun. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has implemented the rule, which requires that containers and their contents are weighed prior tobeing loaded on a vessel.
Container Shipping, Procurement Go Blockchain B. Cameron Gain 11/9/2016 Post a comment Blochchain technology promises to remove much of the bureaucratic waste and costs associated with the communication of supply chain- and ledger-related information for those doing business with the container shipping industry.
This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Airship Ariella Brown 8/9/2016 Post a comment The capacity and ability of France’s Flying Whalesa airships to take on or discharge weighty cargo from a hover position would render it a much more cost-effective way to transport large loads via air than using heavy-lift helicopters.
Electronics Recycling Systems Not Meeting Expectations Carole Mars 7/14/2016 Post a comment The logistics of moving used devices through to their final disposition constitutes one of the single largest costs related to managing used electronics, as low commodity values for materials recovered do not cover the costs of responsible treatment.
Putting IoT into production Ariella Brown 7/11/2016 Post a comment IoT’s boost to productivity at Fujitsu pulls together all the pieces of the production puzzle to improve the whole, which is greater than the sum of its parts.
Committing to Ethical Standards for the Supply Chain Ariella Brown 7/5/2016 Post a comment Ford Motor Company is the first automaker to achieve full membership of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) — a nonprofit group of electronics companies working to improve the social, environmental and ethical conditions of their global supply chains.
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