Supply chain technology and lean consulting practice adds to depth of capabilities of Transplace’s 11+ billion freight networkContinue Reading →
FLORENCE, KY--(August 20, 2020)—LeanCor Supply Chain Group, a trusted provider in end-to-end supply chain management and corporate training programs, today announced that Bonded Logistics, a Charlotte-based 3PL that integrates warehousing, contract packaging, and transportation brokerage services, has chosen LeanCor to provide continuous improvement training in order to help Bonded better serve its clients.Continue Reading →
In logistics, managing transportation is a series of day-to-day, tactical activities performed to move goods and information. But when put together strategically, these activities can have a significant impact to business cost and performance.
At LeanCor, we took this core principle into consideration when deciding whether to "make or buy" our transportation management system at the company's inception. Since then, our relentless commitment to continuously improve our proprietary software has been validated by "out-of-the-box" thinking and several lessons learned along the way.Continue Reading →
In its 31st annual State of Logistics Report, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) summed up the supply chain impact of COVID-19 in one statement: "The pandemic, and global measures taken to reduce its further spread, have decimated supply chains, scrambled logistics capabilities, and destroyed huge swaths of demand."
In Morgan Stanley’s recent freight transportation COVID-19 sentiment survey, 78% of respondents stated that COVID has a had a “medium” or “high” impact to their business.
Here's our take on some transportation market trends we're seeing from our Logistics Control Center.Continue Reading →
Supply chain risk comes in many forms. Now more than ever, it's critical for organizations to identify and reduce these risk factors, while maturing their ability to react to changing dynamics. This flexibility requires visibility, capability and resilience.
In these turbulent times, many are starting to plan ways to identify and eliminate areas where their supply chains are vulnerable. This includes performing supply chain risk assessments as a first step. These assessments analyze your maturity level across people, processes, technology, and partners with self-assessment exercises, and provide you with a road map to achieve your desired, risk-reduced future state.
In our last post in this series, we discussed the importance of having guiding principles for a supply chain. Now, we'll explore the second question:
What wastes lay hidden in areas such as: inventory, transportation, space and facilities, time, packaging, administration and knowledge within my supply chain?Continue Reading →