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31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats


Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers. Transportation and freight costs are reduced.

An Empty Chair….

Supply Chain Shaman

When I was a Gartner analyst in 2001, there were over 120 B2b platforms. EDI is an electronic interchange of business information using a standardized format; a process that allows one company to send information to another company electronically rather than with paper.)

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E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network


Combination of E2open and INTTRA forms the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Network with Access to World-Wide Ocean Container Capacity and information. AUSTIN, Texas, October 22, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of INTTRA, the leading ocean shipping network, software and information provider. INTTRA is the largest neutral network, software and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry.

The worst Supply Chain practices must be confessed and not only by constraint

KEPLER Consulting

1/ Managing the quality of information. Exhaust-data analyses (OTD, pallet volume, transport, suppliers, returns, etc.) Supply chain inventory management and the value of shared information”, Management science, vol.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

According to Lummas et al 2001 , the word "Logistics" in English appeared in the article as early as in 1898. Here at resupply points, inventory was stored for up to 8 days. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll.

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

6 River Systems

This marked the 34th consecutive quarter of positive net absorption, the longest streak since 2001. Vacancy rates in key transportation hubs and seaport cities were even lower,” according to a report from

Hurricane Harvey - Effects, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices


Harvey is not the first lethal and damaging flood to hit Houston: Tropical Storm Allison in 2001 killed 41 and caused $9 billion in damage, as well as flooding in 2016 that shut down the city for days.

Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

Transport optimisation considerations dictate that warehousing is used at the end-point of a transport system to amass enough products for a full load for the subsequent transport system. Products that are best transported in high volume (like agricultural products) will need to be warehoused in locations that make access easy for large vehicles, and so on. Information technology allows the WMS to talk to other systems in the organisation.

What is a 3PL?

6 River Systems

Often, 3PLs don’t have ownership in the inventory. 3PLs can handle everything from receiving new inventory from manufacturers to shipping products to end consumers and everything in between. Financial and information services, such as accounting services or inventory management.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016


Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.812 trillion in January, up 0.1% Source: Cass Information Systems | (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). Source: (Average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads; Includes federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses).

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Business Continuity Affects All Your Supply Chain

Logistics Bureau

Suppose you use “right-sized” cardboard boxes to pack your products and optimise storage and transport. The UK water industry found this out in 2001. For example, a flexible transport strategy could use different freight forwarders or use rail and road in parallel.

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A New Year, a New Administration Begins


Category winners were autos as dealers discounted heavily to clear their inventories. The twelve industries covered by the NMI that showing December growth are: Mining; Retail Trade; Finance & Insurance; Information; Arts, Entertainment & Recreation; Construction; Health Care & Social Assistance; Professional, Scientific & Technical Services; Utilities; Transportation & Warehousing; and Accommodation & Food Services. .

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