Box Logistics, Containerization, Ports and Shipping network: A Discussion on Global Supply Chain perspective

Abstract Containers are the primary mode of transportation for maritime import and export flows, with 75% of total cargo carried by containers in developed areas. Containerization allows for efficient distribution processes, and transshipment activities, such as warehousing, are integrated with production, distribution, and competitive supply chain strategies. Global Production Networks (GPNs) have become essential for manufacturers to consider global logistic […]

What are the objectives of a typical supply chain?

Supply chain management aims to maximize the overall value generated by the supply chain, which is the difference between the final product’s worth to the customer and the costs incurred in fulfilling their request. This value is strongly correlated with supply chain profitability, which measures total profit shared across all stages.