Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

In my current project about a year ago, North America region Supply Chain Planners were having major concerns related with flawed planning resulting from incorrect or no Source of Supply (SoS) for receipt elements such as Purchase requisitions &/or Planned orders. December 2009. November 2009. October 2009. September 2009. August 2009. July 2009. June 2009. May 2009. April 2009. March 2009. February 2009.

Agility Does Not Grow on Trees: Start Building Today

Supply Chain Shaman

As shown in Figure 1, companies in North America rate agility as 13% more important as an attribute for their supply chain than companies in Europe. Agility Importance: North America and Europe. Companies want to be agile.

Expect truckload market volatility to continue through the fall

DAT Solutions

To say that the first half of 2018 was "a period of both extreme volatility and unprecedented imbalance between capacity and demand for trucking services in North America" at first sounds like hyperbole.

Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

Not only are intra-Asian movements much cheaper than those to either Europe or North America but also the global forwarders have far less strength in this segment than they do in Asia-Europe or Asia-US trades. This relationship was considered to be ‘hard-wired’ – that is, until the financial crisis of 2009. First Trend: Yield Dilution.

The History of the Shipping Container


Asia, South Africa, Australia/NZ, North America and South America are all largely containerized. In 2014, the shipping ports of America received $1.73 The History of the Shipping Container.

Unlocking the Secrets of Guanxi in Supply Chains…

Supply Chain View from the Field

Baofeng and I have spent a great deal of time together this fall, discussing and comparing the importance of supply chain relationships in China and North America. 2008, 2009). Professor Baofeng Huo left to return to Zhejiang University this week.

This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Here’s what I wrote back on this date in 2009, as I recalled the events of that tragic day eight years earlier: I grew up in Brooklyn, New York, near Red Hook and the docks. Today is September 11. I never forget.

Who said supply chains are boring?: By the Numbers: IBM's Supply.

Supply Chains Rock

billion in 2009. billion North America; $12.2 billion Latin America. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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Five Ways to Drive a High-Performance, Cross-Border Automotive Supply Chain


million vehicles, and was ranked seventh-largest vehicle producer in the world and number one in Latin America. Since 2009, U.S. Supported by the North America Free Trade Agreement, Mexico and the U.S.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers


Asia, South Africa, Australia/NZ, North America and South America are all largely containerized. In 2014, the shipping ports of America received $1.73 Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from Freightos , is a SaaS-enabled marketplace for the logistics industry. The Freightos System is SaaS for freight contract management, automatic price quotations, and business intelligence.

Time to Squeeze Carriers for Better Rates?

Talking Logistics

A blog post published last Friday by Transplace CEO Tom Sanderson, Truckload capacity-demand balance favors shippers , highlighted the latest figures from Morgan Stanley’s dry van truckload index (see post for chart): Morgan Stanley’s dry van truckload index indicates that van capacity is more readily available now than it has been in each of the last 7 Februaries, but is slightly tighter than during the recession year of 2009.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

in 2009. Since 2009, when ScottsMiracle-Gro began implementing its new distribution model, the Company has reduced the number of miles traveled to ship products to home center customers by approximately one-third. We have improved our order cycle time by one day, and we have also increased our peak shipping capacity in the locations we converted to this model since 2009,” Swihart added. A new 100,000-sq.

Takata Recall Forces Auto Supply Chains To Shift Gears


history," affecting about one in seven vehicles on the road in America today. The expansion of the recall comes after years of on-and off-investigations; the first NHTSA inquiry into faulty Takata airbags started in 2009. "The Most Complex Consumer Safety Recall In U.S. History".

Supplier Financial Health: Don’t Wait for the Worst, Reach out and Talk!

Supply Chain View from the Field

This first became a major issue during the 2009 global downturn. Across multiple industries, suppliers in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America all experienced a sudden drop in volume, leading to a uniform financial threat and risk of default.

Logistics Industry’s Slow Economic Comeback Continues in Spite of Challenges

Supply Chain Network

trillion, an increase of $114 billion from 2009. percent from 2009 levels, with trucking lagging behind the performance of other modes, rising only 9.3 With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to major industrial and consumer companies throughout the world.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

In 2014, Deere & Company was listed 80th in the Fortune 500 America’s ranking and was 307th in the 2013 Fortune Global 500 ranking. The North Bend facility is always full of lifting equipment.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This month’s Market Update highlights some of the key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America, including the most recent Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) reading, which shows signs of improvement in overall market conditions.

Logistics Startup: FLEXE and Pop-up Warehousing


Take Uber for example, a car service start up founded in 2009. FLEXE’s platform includes more than 400 warehouses in North America. Source: FLEXE. Today's innovations from startups could be the source of transformation that shapes the future of logistics.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016


Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 5.0% railroads three months in a row, which hasn’t happened since November 2009. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

Supply Chain Management:Infosys team at Pulse 2012 - Day 1

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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December Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Read the December Market Update for more highlights on key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America. The average price of a gallon of diesel is now $2.445 nationwide, the lowest price of 2015 and the lowest price since June 1, 2009.