Topics: supply chain, high value goods supply chain, high value goods, International Supply Chain Management, Global Supply Chain, high value cargo, Quality-driven logistics, Customer-centric Logistics, Consumer Electronics, Reverse Logistics, Recall Management, Repairs and Refurbishment, Vision I, 3PL, Supply Chain Solutions
Trusting a 3PL partner with your global supply chain network is vital for the efficient delivery of your product. Indeed, for any far-reaching logistics with international warehousing and distribution capability, you need the right planning and policies, systems and strategies in place. That way, large scale operations are in the best place to maintain the same standard of quality throughout – no matter what borders or oceans they cross. To be assured of your 3PL partner’s supply chain solutions, look for industry standard accreditations as a sure sign they’ll always meet – if not exceed – your expectations with consistent quality management.
Topics: 3PL, Supply Chain Solutions, Supply Chain Innovation, Customer-centric Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Cost-effective Logistics, ISO 9001, GDP Certification, Cold Chain Logistics, Pharmaceutical Industry, Temperature Controlled Supply Chain, Enterprise Risk Management, Business Continuity, Kaizen, TAPA, Quality-driven logistics
Everyone makes dynamic risk assessments each day, no matter your role or experience, whether you’re at work or at home. In fact, risk is anything that has the potential to cause harm – and for businesses it’s your bottom line that can take the hit. In logistics, without robust risk management procedures your supply chain could falter then fail when the unexpected happens.
Any risk manager will tell you that the unknown can seriously damage a cost-effective supply chain. So, identifying risk is the first step in securing your supply chain for long-term results. If we take a snapshot of cold chain logistics, for example, compromising a temperature controlled supply chain could risk hundreds of thousands in just a single high-value pallet. Business continuity, then, rests on your 3PL partner’s expertise in measuring, minimizing, and managing risk to your business for cost-effective and secure supply chain solutions.
Topics: 3PL, Supply Chain Solutions, Supply Chain Innovation, Customer-centric Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Cost-effective Logistics, ISO 9001, GDP Certification, Cold Chain Logistics, Pharmaceutical Industry, Temperature Controlled Supply Chain, Enterprise Risk Management, Business Continuity
Creating an energy-efficient supply chain is only possible if you understand its overall carbon footprint. Certainly, there are huge opportunities within the industrial supply chain for reductions in CO2 emissions – particularly on the ‘Final Mile’ - to meet stringent regulations and streamline costs. A 3PL or 4PL partner who is committed to researching and developing green innovation is best placed to find long-term solutions across the entire supply chain. Recent research into smart tracking and accurate reporting undertaken by Yusen clearly indicates that it is possible to improve the sustainability of supply chain solutions of any complexity.
Topics: CO2 Emissions, Supply Chain Solutions, Customer-centric Logistics, Supply Chain Innovation, Supply Chain Management, 3PL, 4PL, Cost-effective Logistics, Shipment Visibility, Cold Chain Logistics, Pharmaceutical Industry
As the cost of medicine soars, you need a logistics company that ensures a safe supply chain for your pharmaceuticals. The highest quality and a streamlined service are a must with life-saving goods, so in your search for the best supply chain, warehousing and transportation of pharmaceuticals a Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification is your first port of call.
In an extremely competitive and regulated market, fast transport for aerospace goods is vital to keep planes in service. Aerospace vendors, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), airlines, and operators need to maintain margins and achieve best value manufacturing often in time critical environments.
As the solar energy market rapidly expands, providers need to transport more materials across the world at a faster pace. It's an expensive business, with high value products – often oversized – being shipped from multiple origin points across the world to end-user sites. Solar panels, transformers, and generators all have to reach a customer in top quality and a timely fashion.
When a life is in the balance, transporting crucial medicines is a huge responsibility. Life science companies, healthcare authorities, and the patient choose to put the utmost of trust in logistics. They need to know that their medicine is protected, kept at the right temperature, and rushed to them as fast as possible with a reliable pharmaceutical transport company.