Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

All this talk about Cuba, however, sparked a question for me this week: Where does Cuba rank in logistics? The answer, according to the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI) , is near the bottom of the list. The post Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

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10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks. 2004).

The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference

Talking Logistics

Last month, I had the opportunity to speak at CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference in Philadelphia. Mark Chrencik, Director of Operations at CLX Logistics (a Talking Logistics sponsor), kicked off the conference with a market update where he covered various trends in the industry, including fuel prices and linehaul rates. — not only within your company, but across your trading partner network too (shippers, logistics service providers, and consignees).

This Week in Logistics News (December 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

When I visited Cuba with my father in 2004, we drove several hours from Cienfuegos to Camaguey to visit my aunt Z and her family. UPS Acquires Polish Healthcare Logistics Company Poltraf. Radiant Logistics Acquires Don Cameron and Associates, Inc.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

DHL launches new logistics service for life sciences products handled at extremely low temperatures. Penske Logistics Joins CargoNet to Enhance Supply Chain Security. I wrote those words in December 2010 , one of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2011.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Land challenges for Hong Kong’s Logistics sector were the key topics discussed at the recent Leadership Luncheon gathering of Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP). Regional Distribution Centre and Global logistics Hub. Land Shortages impacting Logistics Sector.

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4 Logistics Technologies That Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. The post 4 Logistics Technologies That Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want appeared first on FLEXE Blog.

Continued Good News Concerning U.S. Manufacturing Momentum- But Also A Cause for Concern

Supply Chain Matters

the highest level since April 2004. Manufacturing Strategies Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Strategy Transportation and Logistics Supply chain Matters blog U.S. Business media is alive with today’s headlines concerning the August report of U.S. manufacturing activity. The ISM PMI Index for August was reported as 59, almost two points higher than the July reading and the highest level in three years. Even more optimistic, the all-important New Orders index increased to 66.7,

Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid

Elementum

The logistics industry is one of the greatly effected. Harvey is reportedly the strongest hurricane to hit the country since Hurricane Charley in 2004 and is said to be the costliest natural disaster in US history, initially estimated to be at $160B.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

2004=100). Source: Materials Handling & Logistics). Précis: Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. factory activity has risen to the highest levels since 2004, in response to the active hurricane season as well. Similarly, construction spending is increasing, and overall demand on the existing logistics network will increase, says Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. Logistics #SupplyChain #SCM #Freight #Business.

Supply Chain Execution Convergence: Rethinking, Redesigning, and Re-evaluating the Traditional Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

The idea is to bring together the individual silos within a business, from the front end to the back end, from warehousing, manufacturing, logistics, purchasing, etc. If you look across your supplier and logistics networks, there are tens, hundreds or thousands of partners that you work with.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

2004=100). Source: Inbound Logistics). Source: Inbound Logistics) . Banner Ad: Précis: Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0% in the fourth quarter of 2015 according to the second estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in late February. Source: US BEA). Trade Deficit: The U.S. trade deficit increased 2.23% in January to $45.7 billion.

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The secret to distance selling success

Quintiq

French retailer Chronodrive has been doing this since 2004 and has since gained a steady following of 130,000 customers. Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics

The Real Cost of Olympic Logistics

Elementum

But when you consider the logistics involved in hosting, the numbers don't always come out positive. Recently, though, some have begun to question whether or not those economic benefits are worth the near-impossible, and increasingly expensive, logistics of hosting these events.

Supply Chain Future: Anticipating the unknown

Supply Chain Movement

In the USA, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) launched the Supply Chain 2020 project back in 2004. In the Netherlands, the government initiative ‘Top Team Logistics’ has issued advice aimed at helping the Dutch logistics sector to regain its position of excellence by 2020.

[Infographic]: How Visual Aids Can Improve Safety in the Workplace

Cerasis

Our aim at Cerasis continues and will always be to provide the most important information to those in the manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, and logistics industry. Today we bring you some digestible information around safety in the workplace.

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. factory activity has risen to the highest levels since 2004, in response to the active hurricane season as well.

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, “Christmas in October” Sales Get Results

Supply Chain Nation

And although in 2004 almost a quarter of consumers put off holiday shopping until December, now only 17 percent wait that long. The delays come even as logistics providers such as UPS increased staffing for the holiday season and pressed drivers to work longer hours to meet delivery windows. Logistics Retail Amazon Holiday logistics robotsFriday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

Friday in 5: Whole Foods Deals Added to a Longer Amazon Prime Day

Supply Chain Nation

its highest level since May 2004, easing in March and April and rising in May and again in June. 3PL Retail Supply Chain Amazon friday in 5 logistics retail technology Whole FoodsWelcome to Friday in 5: news from around the supply chain landscape, served up in one spot to keep you up to date and informed. This week: Amazon Prime Day gets longer and adds Whole Foods deals; U.S.

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What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

Transportfolio

That makes China a highly attractive market for imports, if you have a logistics provider who knows how to deliver your imports. Between 2004 and 2014, China imported $13.52 Logistics companies in China are not created equal.

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The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight. As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection.

Will your supply chain lead in the next decade?

ivalua

In 2004, Walmart wasn’t concerned about Amazon; it was just an upstart online bookstore. Professionals in demand planning, procurement, logistics, fulfillment, sourcing: step up and take ownership of your area. Remember Walmart and Amazon in 2004 and look at them now.

Gartner: Supply Chain Led the Last Decade

Logility

The presentation began by asking the audience to think back to 2004 - when MySpace was still king and the supply chain really focused on logistics. We are at Gartner's 2014 Executive Supply Chain Conference this week and the opening keynote just wrapped up.

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). Founded in 1997, Cerasis is a North American third-party logistics company offering transportation management technology solutions & services.

Is “Carrier Network” on Your TMS Wish List?

Talking Logistics

With nearly 20 years experience in the supply chain industry, Evan has assisted enterprises and logistics service providers in more than 30 countries, across 5 continents, with their supply chain initiatives. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Gartner: Supply Chain Led the Last Decade

Logility

The presentation began by asking the audience to think back to 2004 - when MySpace was still king and the supply chain really focused on logistics. We are at Gartner's 2014 Executive Supply Chain Conference this week and the opening keynote just wrapped up.

Reflections, Thank-you(s) and Rethinking the Future

Supply Chain Shaman

Last week I spoke at the CLX Logistics Conference in Philadelphia on the future of Supply Chain Management. This impact declined at the start of the last decade, and the impact of the third-industrial revolution stopped in 2004.

Supply Chain : When a bicycle is better than a Mercedes.

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

The summer of 2004. Why the Logistics and Sales people cannot collaborate?” - Asked my GM in a board meeting in which I was replacing my boss. "Do The first version of an SLA between Sales and Logistics. It was 3 weeks after I had changed the job and the company.

How Do You Define a Mature Supply Chain Planning Organization? (Part 1)

Supply Chain Shaman

I have worked with this client since 2004. Most often the focus is on transportation or logistics, but does not take into consideration the trade-offs between make, source and deliver. It was a sultry day in Philadelphia. Last week, it felt like August not May. I found myself counting the street signs to be sure that I was on track for my 8:00 a.m. client meeting. Not being a morning person, my feet mechanically moved my body forward.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends! Held again in Philadelphia, this year’s event brought back memories of 2004, the year the old CLM: Council of Logistics Management became today’s CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals!

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

In 2004, UPS entered the heavy freight business with the purchase of Menlo Worldwide Forwarding, a former subsidiary of Menlo Worldwide. The post LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9% of the less than truckload (LTL) market.

Putting the WoW! Into Service Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

In general, it focuses on supply chain management of non-manufacturing companies such as those in the logistics and distribution, consulting and hospitality industries. In early 2004, they noticed that customer service was the biggest problem.

RELEX Solutions Names Stefano Scandelli Senior Vice President Sales EMEA

RELEX Solutions

Particularly noteworthy is his career at JDA, where he started as Sales Manager opening the Italian market in 2004, then was promoted to Vice President Sales South Europe and a few years later to Group Vice President Sales South Europe, Middle East and Africa. “I’m Founded in 2005 in Finland by three logistics scientists, RELEX Solutions is growing rapidly and has now more than 200 customers, over 400 employees and 11 offices across Europe and North America. Read PDF.

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?

Cerasis

Industry data for 2004 - 2013 shows an annual loss of at least $17 billion due to vacant positions, with shocking losses of around $45 billion in both 2012 and 2013. Ultimately, numerous companies found reshoring the most practical solution to overcome extreme unforeseen costs, and logistical and service issues in operating abroad.