ToolsGroup Names David Barton General Manager of North America


BOSTON (May 13, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, announced today that David Barton has joined ToolsGroup as the new general manager of North America.

How 2011 Prepared Us for Today


The Japanese Earthquake of 2011 and resulting tsunami are not exactly top of mind these days. On Friday March 11, 2011, at about 2:45PM local time, the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in Japan struck. But few remember the stress the 2011 event placed on global supply chains. .

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Purolator wins Third-Party Logistics Sustainability Award for its work with Echo Global Logistics

Supply Chain Network

Purolator, Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded Logistics Quarterly’s 2011 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Sustainability Award for demonstrating leadership in sustainable supply chain practices.

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

Supply Chains Rock

Friday, June 17, 2011. 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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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.

Toyota expects to halt production at some North American factories

Supply Chain Network

Toyota said it expects to halt production at some of its North American factories due to shortages of parts from Japan following the devastating earthquake. The impact should be limited because the majority of parts used by its North American factories come from suppliers in North America, Toyota said. The automaker said it was unclear which facilities would be affected or how long the suspension might last.

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Kraft Foods Names Daniel Myers Executive Vice President, Supply Chain

Supply Chain Network

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. Myers, 56, will lead the functional groups that make up the company’s integrated supply chain, including Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering and Customer Service and Logistics.

Greg Lehmkuhl Named President of Con-Way Freight

Supply Chain Network

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. president and CEO, who has served as interim President of Con-way Freight since August 2010.

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

Supply Chain Network

1) Frost & Sullivan, 2010 North America CXOs’ Choice Award for Overall Best Next-Generation Fleet Management Brand, May 2010. (2) 2) Frost & Sullivan, 2010 North American Price Performance Value Leadership of the Year Award for Commercial Vehicle Fleet Management. (3) 4) Frost & Sullivan, 2010 North American Mobile Field Asset Management (FAM) Market, January 2010. *AT&T 2011 AT&T Intellectual Property.

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

Supply Chain Network

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. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) released its 22nd “Annual State of Logistics Report®,” presented by Penske Logistics, today at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

Kuehne + Nagel names William Rooney Vice President Seafreight Transpacific

Supply Chain Network

Most recently, he served as President of Hanjin Shipping America, responsible for North and South America. Paolo Montrone, North America Senior Vice President Seafreight, said, “We are very pleased to welcome William Rooney to lead our new strategic Transpacific efforts in the U.S. Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has named William F. Rooney Vice President, Seafreight Transpacific.

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. Eastern Time on April 4, 2011 to discuss this acquisition. Hub Group, Inc.

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 2011. November 2011. October 2011. September 2011. August 2011. July 2011. June 2011. May 2011. April 2011. March 2011. February 2011.

Factors Affecting the State of Capacity

Supply Chain Link

Total spend of shipments as well as the volume of shipments declined for all of North America in October. In fact, October shipment indexes have fallen to the lowest levels since 2011 1.

Retailers Feel Shoppers’ Christmas Cheer

Supply Chain Brain

retail sales in the holiday period rose at their best pace since 2011, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse, which tracks both online and in-store spending. E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Retail North America Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Consumer Packaged GoodsFueled by high consumer confidence and a robust job market, U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (October 1-5, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Cloud Logistics was founded in 2011, so it’s a relatively new solution provider compared to the rest. 7 years ago yesterday, my oldest daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 11.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Sarah Zielinski ( @SarahZielinski ) reports, “There are six subspecies of wild turkey, all native to North America. But restoration programs across North America have brought the numbers up to seven million today.” Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia. ” Smithsonian Magazine , 21 November 2011. [2]

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US reshoring index hits record high even before COVID-19 pandemic


The previous index high was 11 bps in 2011. US companies in 2019 sourced substantially fewer manufactured goods from 14 traditional Asian trading partners, apparently as a direct result of aggressive US government trade policies, according to the seventh annual Kearney US Reshoring Index.

The Evolution Continues: RILA Supply Chain Becomes the RILA LINK Conference

Supply Chain Network

As an up and coming Logistics executive at The Hudson’s Bay Company, it was exciting to join a gathering of somewhere around 100 of the most powerful Logistics executives in North America for what were truly intimate, informative and candid conversations.

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.

Wages rising strongly among US warehouse workers


in 2011. As much of the logistics and supply chain struggles with very low unemployment, wages are now rising quickly across the entire sector, with warehouse workers seeing consistent raises, particularly in 2017 and 2018.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This month’s Market Update highlights key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America and will keep you up to speed on the latest news and topics that matter to your supply chain and business.

E-Commerce Takes Off in Developing Countries


We examine the benefits and obstacles to e-commerce in Southeast Asia, South America, and Africa. In 2011, Nigerian startup Mall for Africa, which ships American brands to Nigerian consumers, took in $17 million in 2014. E-commerce is expanding at lightning speed.

Lean Transportation: Are you Using Lean Thinking for Transportation Management? If not, Why?


miles per gallon in 2011, and fuel economy for super-single tractor-trailer combinations was 7.35 According to Brian Daniels, the powertrain products manager for Daimler Trucks of North America, drivers are directly responsible for 30 percent of the factors that affect fuel economy. According to Michael Roeth of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency, the difference in fuel economy between the best and the worst driver can be up to 25 percent.

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Building Resilience in Supply Chains

Supply Chain Movement

The World Economic Forum’s Supply Chain Risk Initiative first started exploring systemic risks and vulnerabilities to global supply chains and transport networks in 2011. However, the top risk concerns in Europe, North America and Asia in 2012 showed little change from the previous year apart from a sharp rise in concern about extreme weather. Global supply chains and transport networks form the backbone of the global economy, fuelling trade, consumption and economic growth.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This month’s Market Update highlights key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America and will keep you up to speed on the latest news and topics that matter to your supply chain and business.

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

Talking Logistics

Kuehne + Nagel inaugurates North America’s regional Integrated Logistics Control Centre in Raleigh, NC, USA. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

Blume Global announces new platform to manage assets across the supply chain


As a customer since 2011, we are excited to see the next wave of innovation to come from Blume, in particular in logistics execution. Primary Event: The 20th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: Blume Global has announced a real-time, collaborative global supply chain ecosystem that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML).

Truck Fuel Consumption: Driving and Savings

The Logistics of Logistics

miles per gallon in 2011, and fuel economy for super-single tractor-trailer combinations was 7.35 According to Brian Daniels, the powertrain products manager for Daimler Trucks of North America, drivers are directly responsible for 30 percent of the factors that affect truck fuel consumption and fuel economy.

Dennis Vandel of Foot Locker Named a Retail Innovator Award Winner by Retail TouchPoints

Supply Chain Nation

As leader of the Workforce Management team for Foot Locker North America, Dennis works to ensure the company’s more than 40,000 associates across 3,383 stores worldwide are empowered to effectively meet the needs of in-store customers.

You Can’t Sell on Amazon if your Products Are Out of Stock


According to Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, they have “invested over $150 billion worldwide in fulfillment networks, transportation capabilities, and technology infrastructure, including AWS data centers” since 2011. With FLEXE, you can: Get fast access to warehouses across North America.

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

Supply Chain View from the Field

SupplierPay builds on the federal government’s QuickPay program started in 2011. 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.

Major Trends Impacting the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Ecosystem

Supply Chain View from the Field

IMS health data reports that in 2011 China cemented its place as the third largest pharmaceutical market in the world – almost 50 percent bigger than Germany in fourth place – while Brazil overtook the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Canada to rank sixth. This is already happening outside of North America and Europe. As “Obamacare” continues to plow forward, the effects on the healthcare environment are slowly but surely being felt.

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

In 2011 Cargill, the multi billion-dollar agri-industrial conglomerate acquired animal nutrition specialist, Provimi. Cargill Animal Nutrition (CAN) is clustered around five major regions: North America; Latin America; EMEAR, including Russia; South Asia and East Asia.

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Bonus: Top 11 thru 20 Most Popular Manufacturing Blog Posts


Well, manufacturing companies who ship freight in North America. In fact, the Markit Flash PMI for August predicts that we will see the ISM’s Purchasing Manager’s Index rise to the highest levels we’ve seen since April 2011, with an expected reading of 58.0.