CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly
Logistics
April 03, 2020

Healthcare supply chain preps to avoid drug shortages

Survey points to potential shortages of antivirals, others used to treat Covid-19; recommends 'dynamic allocation' approach to ensure front-line workers and those with chronic conditions remain supplied.

3M continues to ramp up production and speed supply of N95 respirators

Manufacturer expects to be producing 50 million per month in the U.S. by June; steps up efforts to combat counterfeiting, price gouging during pandemic.

Report: PPE market set for exponential growth

Global sales of masks and respirators soars; projected to reach between $8 billion and $10.7 billion, depending on spread of Covid-19 virus.

Report: 5 actions to take in a disruptive economy

Consulting group outlines five steps companies can take now to improve business in disruptive times.

Supply chain companies to launch healthcare industry exchange

Digital clearinghouse will match available inventory to hospitals' needs, addressing shortages, increased demand for medical supplies.

Port of New York and New Jersey expects another strong week amid Covid-19 pandemic

Workers delivered 53,000 containers to customers last week, as ports work to keep supply lines running.

Industry groups urge Americans to "thank a trucker"

#thankatrucker campaign urges businesses, consumers to recognize the work truck drivers are doing to keep trade flowing across the United States.

Demand for inventory, e-commerce fuels long-term outlook for logistics real estate

COVID-19 and economic recession top the list of five themes shaping the logistics real estate market, report shows.

XPO supports the next generation of women leaders

Transportation and logistics provider renews its support of Girls With Impact, funding business leadership training for teenage girls.

Food industry groups partner to keep supply lines open

IFDA and FMI-Food Industry Association are matching foodservice distribution companies with retailers and wholesalers to keep businesses running and store shelves stocked.

Businesses gear up for supply chain challenges

Companies should ready for a six-month disruption to global supply chains and prepare for changes in sourcing strategies moving forward as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, supply chain experts warn.

IATA welcomes EC efforts to suspend "use it or lose it" rule for airport slots

But association says suspension until June is not enough; urges leaders to extend the change through October to give airlines maximum flexibility in dealing with the effects of the coronavirus.

Report: Logistics real estate well positioned to weather coronavirus-related volatility

Logistics is well positioned to manage changes in real estate capital markets and is likely to benefit from long-term demand for inventory and an increase in ecommerce as a result of COVID-19 disruptions, study shows.

Commentary: What we're missing about the FedEx/Amazon split

When FedEx chose not to renew its contract with Amazon, some thought it would negatively affect the e-commerce giant. But in fact, it was exactly what Amazon wanted.

Report: Hackers target logistics

Attacks on smart supply chains and ocean transport are among the top cybersecurity trends to watch in 2020, industry firm says.

A logistics view of the economy

The Logistics Manager's Index, now midway through its fourth year, provides a leading indicator on the state of the U.S. economy.

Demand for industrial space remains strong

Market need for new industrial construction eases concerns of oversupply, CBRE report shows.

U.S. freight market: weak growth ahead

IHS Markit forecasts slow volume growth across modes in 2020.

Report: Trucks remain prime target of cargo thieves worldwide

Cargo in transit by road remains the dominant risk; theft from trucks parked in unsecured lots average 8 per day globally.

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Healthcare supply chain preps to avoid drug shortages
Survey points to potential shortages of antivirals, others used to treat Covid-19; recommends 'dynamic allocation' approach to ensure front-line workers and those with chronic conditions remain supplied.

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3M continues to ramp up production and speed supply of N95 respirators
Manufacturer expects to be producing 50 million per month in the U.S. by June; steps up efforts to combat counterfeiting, price gouging during pandemic.

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Report: PPE market set for exponential growth
Global sales of masks and respirators soars; projected to reach between $8 billion and $10.7 billion, depending on spread of Covid-19 virus.

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Report: Real-time supply chain visibility is key focus of 'retail winners'
Industry research shows that the most successful retailers are determined to "see" the supply chain in motion, and identifies forecasting as a key opportunity for all.

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Report: 5 actions to take in a disruptive economy
Consulting group outlines five steps companies can take now to improve business in disruptive times.

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Commentary: Getting B2B digital sales right in the wake of COVID-19
Social distancing measures are making it even more important for companies to have a digitally enabled sales and supply chain operations.

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Supply chain companies to launch healthcare industry exchange
Digital clearinghouse will match available inventory to hospitals' needs, addressing shortages, increased demand for medical supplies.

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Port of New York and New Jersey expects another strong week amid Covid-19 pandemic
Workers delivered 53,000 containers to customers last week, as ports work to keep supply lines running.

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Industry groups urge Americans to "thank a trucker"
#thankatrucker campaign urges businesses, consumers to recognize the work truck drivers are doing to keep trade flowing across the United States.

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Demand for inventory, e-commerce fuels long-term outlook for logistics real estate
COVID-19 and economic recession top the list of five themes shaping the logistics real estate market, report shows.

CSCMP Notebook
CSCMP to grant free conference registration, membership to three veterans
Applicants will have served in supply chain or logistics field in military and be looking for a job.

CSCMP and Trimble Transportation host video contest for young supply chain professionals
Winner will receive complimentary registration to CSCMP EDGE Conference.

How innovative is your supply chain?
The submission deadline for CSCMP's Supply Chain Innovation Award is March 15, 2020.

CSCMP and NASSTRAC offer new on-site training programs
Sessions will focus on supply chain fundamentals, leadership, strategy, and risk management.

Do you know a rising young supply chain leader?
The nominations period for CSCMP's Emerging Leader Award closes February 14, 2020.

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