Why The Pandemic Has Disrupted Supply Chains

Why The Pandemic Has Disrupted Supply Chains

Over the past few years, the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic fallout has wreaked havoc on the global supply chain. You might have noticed that your favorite products are harder to find at the grocery store or that your online orders take longer to arrive than normal. But why exactly has this been happening?  There

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Upstream vs. Downstream Supply Chain

Upstream vs. Downstream Supply Chain

The supply chain is often divided into two parts: upstream and downstream. Upstream supply chain is the process of getting materials to the manufacturer, while downstream supply chain is the process of getting products from the manufacturer to the end consumer.  While these two halves of the supply chain work very differently, they do affect

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Supply Chain Visibility Solutions

Supply Chain Visibility Solutions

Visibility and transparency is crucial to managing your supply chain efficiently. Without visibility, you won’t have the information you need to make important decisions and keep your supply chain working effectively.  Modern supply chains have several moving parts, which can make it difficult to get a comprehensive picture of your end-to-end operations. However, modern technology

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Disruptions

Supply Chain Disruptions and Interruptions

Supply chain management is full of ups and downs. In fact, you could say that the world of logistics is a world of unexpected accidents. However, it’s how you handle these unexpected disruptions that can make or break the success of your business.  At Unilog, we’ve found that automation is key to helping our clients

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EDI vs. API in Supply Chain

EDI vs. API in Supply Chain

Technology has completely changed the way supply chains are managed around the world. Many organizations use SaaS platforms and IoT technology to track inventory levels, monitor shipments, process returns, and more.  Many supply chain management programs use either EDI or API technology. Both are effective options for data sharing, but they work differently. At Unilog,

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Asset Tracking Sensors

Asset Tracking Sensors

As technology has improved in recent years, asset tracking has become a crucial part of any global supply chain strategy. Internet of Things (IoT) technology has made it easy for companies to track exactly where shipments are and what condition they are in with the help of a sensor.  Asset tracking offers a range of

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Supply Chain Management For Dummies

Supply Chain Management For Dummies

Supply chain management is a complex process, especially given the complex nature of our global economy at the moment. For growing organizations, developing a supply chain management strategy can be daunting.  However, it’s crucial to have a supply chain strategy in place as your company grows. Effective supply chain management saves time and money for

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Life Sciences Supply Chain Challenges

Creating an efficient supply chain is a challenge across all industries. However, life sciences companies face additional challenges when it comes to getting their products to the end customer.  Pharmaceuticals, biotech supplies, medical devices, and other life sciences products face greater restrictions than standard consumer products. They also can be very sensitive and need to

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The Importance Of Supply Chain Trackers

In today’s global market, supply chain tracking is crucial for successful deliveries. Supply chain trackers will show you where your products are all the way from the initial manufacturing facility to the end delivery. Supply chain trackers give organizations greater control over their deliveries, preventing missed shipments and lost customers.  At Unilog, we help our

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The Future of 3PL

Over the past few years, the global supply chain has gone through plenty of ups and downs, and third-party logistics (3PL) companies have had to adapt. Between the COVID-19 pandemic and plenty of economic ups and downs across the world, the entire supply chain looks very different now than it did in 2019 – and

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