Will the Rapidly Shrinking Store Save Retail?

Supply Chain Brain

Sears Holdings, which hasn’t posted an annual profit since 2010, is trying to pare costs while making its stores attractive to a generation of shoppers who are increasingly buying online. Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain Management Retail Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Featured Content Consumer Packaged Goods Forecasting & Demand Planning North AmericaThe biggest change for the decades-old shopping center anchor? It was now just half its size.

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

Supply Chains Rock

By the Numbers: IBMs Supply Chain in 2010. IBM just published its annual corporate responsibility summary for 2010 and Ive pulled out the latest highlights referring to Big Blues supply chain: - 27,000 suppliers in nearly 100 countries. billion North America; $12.2 billion Latin America. Who said supply chains are boring?

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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 2010. November 2010. October 2010. September 2010. August 2010. July 2010. June 2010. May 2010. April 2010. March 2010. February 2010.

The 7 Trends Shaping The Future of the Logistics Industry


When you consider that Apple introduced its iPad in the year 2010, and now tablet sales are about to overtake the combined sales of desktops and laptops, it becomes apparent. In America today, 76% of the teenagers are on social media, 78% carry a cell phone, and 93% can access a computer at home. In the past, the logistics industry’s growth was driven by Asia to Europe and Asia to North America exports.

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Nothing Easy About Supplier Relationship Management

Talking Logistics

29, 2014): By year’s end, chief executives at all of America’s Fortune 500 companies should get a letter signed by the president of the American Bar Association. companies liable for child labor, slavery, human trafficking and dangerous working conditions among their suppliers, the risks to corporate brands grows by the day, said Chris Johnson, the former general counsel of General Motors North America who heads the ABA business section’s supply-chain initiative.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

BMW reported that it had 3D printed its one millionth component in series production since 2010 while Audi established a Competence Center for 3D Printing in 2016. By Ian Kerr, The Postal Podcas t and Cathy Morrow Roberson. 3D printing is revolutionizing the way spare parts is managed.

3 fun games to teach your families about 3PLs


Along with Monopoly, Risk is one of most well-known board games in North America, and for good reason. Kelli Saunders started Morai Logistics Inc,in 2010 as an agent for Mode Transportation, a leading third-party logistics company.

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Is The Retail Industry Melting Down?

Supply Chain Game Changer

One insight that won’t surprise anyone is that Amazon is gobbling up the brick and mortar retail space unabated, with sales figures rising from $16 billion in North America in 2010 to $80 billion in 2016. Mobile commerce has grown from 2% in 2010 to 20% in 2016.

Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing


BMW reported that it had 3D printed its one millionth component in series production since 2010 while Audi established a Competence Centre for 3D Printing in 2016. 3D printing is revolutionising the way spare parts is managed.

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 Did You Know That … In 2010, Freight Farms establishes the first use of containers for agriculture.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Proficiency with International commerce terms of sale (Incoterms® 2010). Managing expectations from North America to China. While the stock market in China has been volatile lately, the Chinese middle class continues to grow and buy.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

In North America, average truckload rate per mile charged to customers increased about two percent while truckload transportation costs increased about four percent, excluding the estimated impacts of the change in fuel. Forget cloud, social, and mobile. Forget WMS and TMS.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This month’s Market Update highlights key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America, including the latest Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) reading, which, while at the highest it’s been since 2010, has been predicted to be short-lived.

College grads – trouble finding a job? Think welding….

Supply Chain View from the Field

Across North America, projects like Keystone are only the beginning of growth for pipelines in oil and gas. Although demand for skilled trades like welding and pipefitting slowed somewhat in 2010, short-term demand for labor has leveled off but will continue to grow at a rapid pace. We recently worked on a study examining the market for pipeline construction services.

[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 In 2010, Freight Farms establishes the first use of containers for agriculture. 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.

An Interview with Reshoring Initiative’s Harry Moser

CH Robinson Transportfolio

I’m speaking, of course, of the growing number of companies who are either making a choice to manufacture in America by never offshoring in the first place or moving manufacturing back to America from overseas.

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

Supply Chain Network

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2010, as compared to 7.7 Further analysis shows that 2010 was about on par with 2005, and still well below the pre-recession years. This year’s report presents an overview of the 2010 economy, the industry’s key trends, and the total U.S. logistics costs for 2010 and their percentage of the U.S. percent in 2010, making up for more than half of last year’s decline. percent in 2010, after declining 11.2

Kraft Foods Names Daniel Myers Executive Vice President, Supply Chain

Supply Chain Network

Proudly marketing delicious biscuits, confectionery, beverages, cheese, grocery products and convenient meals in approximately 170 countries, Kraft Foods had 2010 revenue of $49.2 billion, more than half of which was earned outside North America. Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT) announced today (June 30th) that Daniel Myers will join the company in September as Executive Vice President, Supply Chain.

Greg Lehmkuhl Named President of Con-Way Freight

Supply Chain Network

president and CEO, who has served as interim President of Con-way Freight since August 2010. and its subsidiaries operate from more than 500 locations across North America and in 20 countries. Con-way Inc. NYSE: CNW) announced today that W. Gregory (Greg) Lehmkuhl has been named President of Con-way Freight Inc., the company’s regional and national less-than truckload (LTL) subsidiary and largest operating unit. The announcement was made by Douglas W. Stotlar, Con-way Inc.

Complete Innovations and the Xata Turnpike Solution Join AT&T’s Portfolio of Mobility Applications for Businesses

Supply Chain Network

Available directly from AT&T, these services are designed to streamline operations, optimize fleet and mobile workforce performance and facilitate fleet operators’ adherence with the CSA 2010 (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) initiative. ” The Complete Innovations and Xata Corporation products join AT&T’s award-winning portfolio – ranked number one for Next-Generation Fleet Management Solutions by business decision-makers in 2010.(1). million in 2010.

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

providers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, as well as other locations throughout the. Dan Albright, Vice President and North American Supply Chain Leader at Capgemini Consulting. Collins, Managing Partner, Transportation & Logistics – Americas, Heidrick & Struggles. 2,258 logistics executives from both 3PL users and providers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin.

International Women’s Day? What are they doing out of the kitchen?


In her 30 years in the industry, she has been recognized for her strategic selling, management, and relationship development throughout North America.

Spring Starts Slowly


percent, the lowest since August 2010. . Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Region: North America Article Type: Executive InsightsRetail Sales . . households cut back on purchasing autos in March contributing to the weak GDP performance in the first quarter.

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.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016


Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 4.9% from December 2015 and the lowest level since November 2010. one of the largest privately held transportation services companies in North America, and the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority are developing a 2,700-acre tract near Rincon, Georgia. MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0%

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Insights from the C-Suite: Supply Chain People Are Making a Difference in the World

Material Handling & Logistics

The organization currently serves 45,000 professional members in 100 countries, with 190 chapters in North America alone. The biggest challenge for supply chain professionals today is the is the accelerated pace of change, according to APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology


That is, until 2010 when China publicly announced new quotas reducing REE exports by approximately 40%.

How Did Truckers Find Loads 40 Years Ago?

DAT Solutions

Rather than retire, in 2010 Schultz accepted a job in the transportation division of Ashley Furniture, the world's largest furniture maker, based in Arcadia, Minnesota. Gene Schultz has been in the trucking business for nearly 60 years.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

Kentucky offers the UPS World Port in Louisville, DHL Americas hub in Northern Kentucky and several large FedEx ground hubs throughout Kentucky. The state also is home to the Fort Worth Alliance Airport, which is a public-use airport located 14 miles north of downtown Fort Worth, Texas.

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

Infosys Supply Chain Management

They have worldwide operations and have implemented the solution in north America and moving to Europe and then South East Asia. December 2010. November 2010. October 2010. September 2010. August 2010. July 2010. June 2010. May 2010. April 2010. March 2010. February 2010. January 2010. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense.

Hub Group acquires Exel Transportation Services

Supply Chain Network

” Mode Transportation consists of about 300 IBOs who sell and operate the business throughout North America, corporate offices in Dallas and Memphis, a Company Managed Operation in Dallas and a temperature protected services division, Temstar, located in Lombard, IL. Mode Transportation’s sales for the year ended December 31, 2010 were approximately $717 million. Hub Group, Inc.

Altius, Cetius, Fortius


It’s a cold winter morning in February 28th, 2010 at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. But there is a lot of business to be had.trucking moves 70% of the freight in North America. Those three Latin words mean a lot in the context of the Olympics.

Mayor Taps Leamer for Mexico Delegation - UCLA Anderson School.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

According to the 2013 Metro North America report by Brookings, total trade between the Los Angeles Metro Region and Mexico totaled $14.91 billion in 2010. Global MBA for the Americas. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives. July 2014. June 2014. May 2014.

This Week in Logistics News (February 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Releases Next-Generation Mobile App for Drivers.