Ada Cheong

19
Aug

Market Update – August 2021

Market Update – August 2021 Dire shortage of carrier space, unreliable vessel schedules, and skyrocketed freight rates – what many thought were temporary aberrations due to COVID-19, became prolonged challenges that shippers have had to endure for over a year. In times of highlighted volatility, responding to disruptions in your supply chain based on genuine and real-time information is especially

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10
Aug

Century Named as One of SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners 2021

Century Named as One of SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners 2021 Century is proud to share the following news from SupplyChainBrain that we have once again been named as a winner of its “100 Great Supply Chain Partners” list in 2021. “SupplyChainBrain has maintained a tradition of celebrating 100 Great Supply Chain Partners for nineteen consecutive years. 2021 once
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21
Apr

Introducing My Dashboard Creator: Build Custom Dashboards in VMS®

Introducing My Dashboard Creator: Build Custom Dashboards in VMS® Century is excited to introduce My Dashboard Creator – a new feature in VMS® Analytics that will save you valuable time by offering easy access to the data that is most important to you so that you are fully equipped to make informed decisions. My Dashboard Creator allows you to build

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15
Apr

An Enhanced Way to Visualize Vendor KPI’s and Container Utilization

An Enhanced Way to Visualize Vendor KPI’s and Container Utilization As we continue our efforts to enhance the VMS® Analytics user experience, we are pleased to announce that two upgraded dashboards are now ready for your use. Enhancements have been made to both the Vendor KPI Dashboard and the Container Utilization Dashboard! Please see below for details. Vendor KPI Dashboard

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19
Nov

Omnichannel is the next normal

Omnichannel is the next normal E-commerce has become more prominent in 2020 and changed the shopping habits of consumers. Consumers have become accustomed to the use of digital technologies and expect a seamless shopping experience across all channels, including fast delivery. Businesses must streamline their manufacturing and distribution models and plan for diversification to offer omnichannel fulfillment like in-store pick-up

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10
Aug

NOW LIVE: A New Way to Visualize Procurement Lead Times and Measure Carrier Performance

Introducing the NEW Carrier Transit Time Dashboard As Just-in-Time ordering and Speed to Market demands increase in complexity and importance, Century is releasing our new Transit Time Dashboard to illustrate your average transit time by lane through VMS® Analytics. Understanding how long it really takes to move product from factory to final destination is critical. Underestimate the transit time, and

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7
Aug

Why E-Commerce is Growing at an Unprecedented Rate Globally

Why E-Commerce is Growing at an Unprecedented Rate Globally Global e-Commerce sales rose 28% in June 2020, according to an analysis by ACI Worldwide, making it the largest year-to-year (YoY) increase since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. The data, based on millions of e-Commerce transactions from global merchants, reveals that e-Commerce growth remains strong even as COVID-19 restrictions are

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8
Jul

FORWARD PLANNING DASHBOARD

FORWARD PLANNING DASHBOARD The new Forward Planning Dashboard is now ready in VMS® Analytics. This Dashboard visualizes an 8-week window of shipment activity, consisting of a 4-week forward projection and actuals for the last 4 weeks, compared to the same timeframe last year. The Forward Planning Dashboard gives you a preview of future volumes as soon as they are booked,

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23
Jun

“K” Line Group Environmental Excellence Award – Second year in a row!

“K” Line Group Environmental Excellence Award – Second year in a row! For the second year in a row, Century has won the “K” Line Group Environmental Excellence Award. The award not only recognizes Century’s commitment to sustainability but also employee engagement and innovation. Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, Food Redistribution, was selected for the Group’s Excellence Award. Century

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22
Jun

Getting Your Shipments to the Right Place at the Right Time

Getting Your Shipments to the Right Place at the Right Time We’re certain all supply chain professionals will agree “unprecedented” is the defining word for 2020, and we’re barely at the half-way mark. Virtually overnight, COVID-19 transformed consumer purchasing patterns.  Demand for PPE and nondiscretionary goods skyrocketed, while purchases of discretionary items like apparel instantly diminished.  At the same time,

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