Operations Manager - External Manufacturing Organization Latin America
8:15 AM Workshop A: Optimizing Lane Qualification with all Supply Chain Stakeholders in Challenging Shipping Environments
Workshop A: Optimizing Lane Qualification with all Supply Chain Stakeholders in Challenging Shipping Environments
With the variety of product lines increasing and the regions companies are shipping to growing, there are a lot of variables to account for when qualifying your shipments. In particular, USA’s vast geography and temperature gradients pose a big challenge for logistics and supply chain professionals. These challenges show direct parallels with the current environment in Brazil. Shipping from South to North Brazil brings about similar road blocks as shipments to distant US regions. These issues can be mitigated through smart supply chain management, streamlines logistics, and open communication with supply chain partners.
What you will learn:
- Qualifying solutions that worked for Brazil national operations
- Establish an evaluation tool characterize your shipping lanes by riskiness and discuss solutions to decrease that risk.
- Review best practices for managing your partner relationships, both local & internationally through the use of correct relationship models
- Where does lane qualification fit into your overall supply chain management initiatives? How do you prioritize?