LSPs and Freight Forwarders optimistic on market recovery

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

Infosys Supply Chain Management

« Infosys team at Pulse 2012 - Day 0 | Main | Leveraging Social Media for Improving Forecast Reliability » Infosys team at Pulse 2012 - Day 1. Roadmap for 2012 is to release significant enhancements on Maximo Scheduler, Fix packs for various Industry Solutions (SP, Utilities, Nuclear etc). They have worldwide operations and have implemented the solution in north America and moving to Europe and then South East Asia. December 2012. August 2012.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace


Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. Originally launched by the US EPA in 2004, it has been administered in Canada by Natural Resources Canada since 2012.

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 2012. November 2012. October 2012. September 2012. August 2012. July 2012. June 2012. May 2012. April 2012. March 2012. February 2012.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Shell’s current shift to the global supply chain is impacting North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Russia, and China. Completed in 2012, the ERP project forced the company to standardize organizational design, roles, and metrics.

Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

There is an active group in Europe and North America. On November 2012, the executives of Wal-Mart awoke to find that they were front page news. July 16th in North America (current thinking is Charlotte or Chicago. Today, I am facilitating a share group.

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

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September 2016 North American Freight Numbers. Transplace’s strategy is very focused on building out its transportation management technology and services in North America, and in recent years it has expanded its capabilities in Mexico and Canada both organically and via acquisitions.

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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.

Three Tough Headlines: What Can We Learn?

Supply Chain Shaman

Three weeks is substantial and may tip the hand to reshore more manufacturing into North America. In July 2012, E2open went public with a market capitalization of 442M. Today is a rainy day in Philadelphia. I am recovering from bronchitis.

3 fun games to teach your families about 3PLs


In this 2012 German-style board game , players take on the role of rulers of a fictional city-state. Along with Monopoly, Risk is one of most well-known board games in North America, and for good reason.

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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. 2] Sarah Zielinski, “ 14 Fun Facts About Turkeys ,” Smithsonian Magazine , 15 November 2012. [3]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Penske Logistics Reaches Agreement to Acquire Transfreight North America. This week it was Penske Logistics announcing that it is acquiring Transfreight North America from Mitsui & Co.,

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

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NAFTA Trade in August 2013 than in August 2012. percent from last year, which includes contributions from the company’s acquisition of Phoenix International Freight Services in October 2012. percent in the quarter compared to Q3 2012. million for the same period in 2012.

This Week in Logistics News (July 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics to Acquire 3PD, the Largest Provider of Heavy Goods, Last-Mile Logistics in North America. I passed on spending $1100 to fix my car A/C, so I’ve been driving around with the windows down this summer.

Seizing Real Results in Latin America

Supply Chain Nation

If this is true from a supply chain perspective then Latin America can make a good case for future proximity prosperity. Of course the good news is that Latin America has much more going for it than its location relative to North America.

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

In North America this is usually Mexico and in Europe, this could be North Africa. By this I mean the development of consumer markets in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Emerging markets constituted just below half of the world GDP in 2012 up from about one third in 2000.

Building Resilience in Supply Chains

Supply Chain Movement

The initiative’s phase I report, New Models for Addressing Supply Chain and Transport Risk, launched at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012 in Davos-Klosters, examines the systemic supply chain risk landscape and the possibility of these risks causing serious disruptions to global supply chains. The report findings are based on expert level workshops and data gathering throughout 2012.

Novo Nordisk: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

She joined Novo Nordisk in 2012. There will be European, Asian, and North American cohorts of 30-40 people. The next formal face-to-face session to discuss the pilots is on April 13 in North America and April 28th in Europe.

What Is The Mission?

Supply Chain Shaman

Annette Clayton’s vision as a newly minted SVP of Supply Chain (now COO for North America) is coming to fruition. In 2012, we worked with Arizona State University to determine which portfolio of metrics most aligned with market capitalization. Daily I see one. You probably also have them in your mail. What is it? A cute press release ginned-up by an aggressive marketing group at a software company.

It’s Manufacturing Week! – A Look At American Manufacturing and Ingenuity for MFG Day


Editor's Note: In honor of Mfg Day 2016, we feature two of our friends from The Rodon Group and Manufacturing Stories in a celebration of what already makes America great. This annual event began in 2012.

Best-Cost vs. Least-Cost Sourcing

Talking Logistics

Back in December 2012, for example, Apple announced that it is investing $100 million to build some of its Mac products in the US. Kevin is currently the Senior Vice President for Supply Chain Effectiveness at Breakthrough Fuel , but prior to that he was the Senior Director of North America Logistics Operations at Whirlpool, another company that decided to invest in US manufacturing a couple of years ago (see “ Whirlpool, On-Shore Production, and Employee Talent ”).

E-Commerce Takes Off in Developing Countries


We examine the benefits and obstacles to e-commerce in Southeast Asia, South America, and Africa. In Indonesia, the number of web users jumped from 55 million in 2012 to 125 million in 2015. E-commerce is expanding at lightning speed.

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. At just 44 fleets, it bested the previous low of 70 fleets in 2012.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

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Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America.

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This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the press releases: Originally opened in 2012 with a focus on the fast growing temperature controlled transportation segment, the C.H. Lots of news to get to this week, so let’s get started… Descartes Acquires e-customs. Descartes Acquires Pentant.

Lolli & Pops Implements RELEX’s Supply Chain Planning Solution to Sweeten Their Inventory Planning

RELEX Solutions

Since its founding in 2012, Lolli & Pops has expanded its retail presence and now operates over 58 stores across the US with plans to expand that number by the end of 2018. Read PDF.

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico


Mexico’s ports have long been considered North America’s least attractive option for retailers looking to import goods to the continent. The move may be risky, but the mega retailer’s play may also be indicative of an emerging trend in North American maritime freight.

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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. Professor Baofeng Huo left to return to Zhejiang University this week.

Trust Drives Virtual Team Performance

Supply Chain @ MIT

Twenty student teams from four SCALE centers in Asia, Europe, North America, and South America took part in a competition called the 2013 SCALE Challenge. Twelve rounds of the Challenge were played between September 2012 and January 2013. Face time.

US Shoppers and Chinese Suppliers Face Hit from Trump Levy

Material Handling & Logistics

consumers -- from Under Armour leggings to Bath & Body Works shower gel and Samsonite luggage -- are sourced from Chinese or Hong Kong-based companies and factories, fueling the $450 billion in Chinese goods imported to America annually.

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Major Trends Impacting the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Ecosystem

Supply Chain View from the Field

Looking at global figures, growth in the consumption of drugs has increased 32 percent from $735 billion in 2007 to $965 billion in 2012, and consumption is projected to reach about $1.2 In 1990, there were only 10 specialty drugs on the market, whereas in 2012 there were nearly 300 agents that met the definition of a specialty drug. This is already happening outside of North America and Europe.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Cargill Animal Nutrition (CAN) is clustered around five major regions: North America; Latin America; EMEAR, including Russia; South Asia and East Asia. Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional.

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

Talking Logistics

America’s truckmakers run into soft patch ( Financial Times ). Descartes reported an 11 percent increase in total revenues, a 33 percent increase in net income, and a 27 percent increase in cash provided by operating activities in its Fiscal Year 2012 compared to the previous year.

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. Market Update: Transportation Industry News.

Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Network

Look North to Canada! Over the last twenty plus years, logistics professionals in North America have been consolidating and centralizing their distribution and logistics networks.