Send your Supply Chain in for a “Health Check”
Gartner released a Women in Supply Chain Survey in partnership with AWESOME (achieving women’s excellence in supply chain operations, management, and education) in 2018 that showed sustained representation of women in the senior-most ranks of supply chain organizations. The survey also shows supply chain leaders leading initiatives to attract, retain and advance women.
End to end supply chain visibility has been a top priority for companies for years but it's still a challenging goal to achieve. How do you define visibility? Do you want visibility or reliability? Customers want to see instantly where their products are. Change of pace has increased along with the need to make smarter decisions faster.
As a result, "real-time" visibility is becoming more important. Listen to our VP of Business Development, Julian Duerschmidt and Adrian Gonzalez from Talking Logistics as they deep dive into the topic of visibility.
- Freedom to Focus on Critical Operations
Instead of trying to perform logistics services in-house, outsource it to a company that has in-depth expertise and experience in carrying out logistics operations with ease. This in turn will help you free up your resources and allow them to focus on other critical operations.
This month, one of our experts Claudio Zinni celebrated 30 years in the Supply Chain Business. We wanted to take the opportunity to congratulate him and to ask him a few questions about his experience and how working at GEODIS helped him to achieve this milestone.
As trendy as SRM became in recent years, only a few companies have integrated it into their procurement organization. Those who practice SRM agree that stronger ties between business partners create new growth opportunities. But what is SRM and how does it help your interests?
The good news for airlines
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the full-year 2017 data for global air freight markets showing that demand grew by 9.0% freight ton kilometers (FTKs). Almost triple the 3.6% annual growth recorded in 2016.
Freight capacity rose by 3.0% available freight ton kilometers (AFTKs) in 2017. This was the slowest annual capacity growth seen since 2012. Demand growth outpaced capacity growth by a factor of three.
Aerospace and Defense companies face many challenges in today’s market. The struggle to increase manufacturing capacities while decreasing carbon footprint, resources, and assets is a real challenge. In order to increase manufacturing and assembly line capabilities and speed, the market needs to adapt and accelerate the overall supply chain flow.
Extended visibility in Supply Chain is a growing ambition for respondents of the 2017 Worldwide Survey that GEODIS conducted (from 6th on the list of primary objectives in 2015 to 3rd in 2017). To achieve this end-to-end visibility, respondents’ main focus remains on the inbound process.