Auto Manufacturers Struggle with Mexican Supply Chains

Loftware

Mexico plays an important role in the North American auto industry. In fact, one in five vehicles produced in North America is made in Mexico , according to the Detroit Free Press - double the rate recorded in 2004.

Ericsson to build fully-automated factory and extend supply chain in in the US

EFT

The state-of-the-art factory will produce Advanced Antenna System radios to boost network capacity and coverage, including rural coverage, as well as 5G radios for urban areas, both necessary for rapid 5G deployments in North America. The company is committed to the factory being operational in early 2020. Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC ) announced plans to build its first fully-automated smart factory in the US.

DHL to expand in South Carolina with 1.7 million square foot of warehouse and distribution centre planned

EFT

The first building is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2020 with the remaining two additional facilities to be finished no later than 2023. Primary Event: The 10th Annual North American Supply Chain Summit Précis: DHL Supply Chain is planning to add 1.7 Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Industrial Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Capacity signs on for 300,000-square-foot of space in New Jersey

EFT

The will be ready for occupancy later in 2019, with Capacity planning to begin operations at the site from February 1, 2020. The company will retain its existing campus at 1112 Corporate Road in North Brunswick, with its other locations combining to provide existing and future clients with around one million square feet of contemporary warehouse space.

Managing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) For Future Growth

IQMS

A recent survey completed by IQMS of 151 North American manufacturers found that the fastest growing manufacturers can orchestrate analytics, Business Intelligence (BI), mobile and real-time monitoring to grow 10% faster than their peers.

Columbia Distributing selects Canby, Oregon for new metro area warehouse

EFT

Completion is scheduled for fall 2020. Opening fall 2020. The approx. 530,000-square-foot facility, located at SE 1 st Ave. and S. Walnut in Canby, will consolidate the beverage distributor's three current locations situated on Portland's Swan Island, NW Yeon Avenue and NW Guam Street.

Out of Africa

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain talent is primarily coming from North America and Europe, but these are the continents that represent the lowest levels of growth for supply chain 2020 (see figure 1). Global multinational companies have a dilemma.

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Amazon plans expansion of North American facilities in Mississippi and Alberta

EFT

is opening a 1-million-square-foot distribution centre in Leduc County, south of Edmonton, which will reportedly create 600 full-time jobs by 2020. Amazon has also announced an expansion in Mississippi in the north of the state although it is not known yet when the consumer goods fulfilment center in Marshall County is expected to open. Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc.

What’s New with MMOG/LE Version 5?

QAD

Adoption of advanced technologies ( machine learning , smart manufacturing, China 2020, digital transformation) to increase performance and efficiency. QAD provides training on behalf of AIAG and Odette in North America, Eastern Europe and Asia/Pacific. What is MMOG/LE?

Gaining Clarity on Inventory Effectiveness

Supply Chain Shaman

As shown in Table 1, companies that rate themselves as more effective meeting their inventory goals are more likely to be located in North America than Europe. This month’s topic is the Future Projection of Supply Chain 2020. I remember the plane ride well.

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. By 2020, it has been estimated that 1.8

UNFI to consolidate five distribution centres into a new 1.2 million-sq-ft and expanded 800,000-sq-ft facilities in Washington

EFT

Both the Centralia and Ridgefield facilities are expected to be fully operational in the second half of 2019 with customer transition completed in early 2020. Primary Event: 4th Annual D3: Retail Supply Chain Summit USA 2019 Précis: Company is optimising its Pacific Northwest distribution centre network Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Industrial Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Last week, for example, Nikola Motor Company unveiled The Nikola One, a Class 8 zero-emission hydrogen-electric truck that will be in production by 2020. Ryder has a network of over 800 service locations in North America today.

E-Commerce Takes Off in Developing Countries

Elementum

We examine the benefits and obstacles to e-commerce in Southeast Asia, South America, and Africa. According to McKinsey’s Global Institute, consumer spending in Africa is expected to exceed $1 trillion annually by 2020. E-commerce is expanding at lightning speed.

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Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

According to FTR’s Noël Perry, transport demand in all modes has, until recently, had very favorable recovery, and warned that transportation forecasts should look more conservative between now and 2020 than they did for the first half of the decade.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

It’s expected that market demand for the metal will increase to more than 120,000 tonnes per year by 2020 — 60% of which will account for battery production alone. The famously idealistic Silicon Valley company has pledged to source all of its cobalt in North America. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply. Ten years later, that number has more than doubled.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

It’s expected that market demand for the metal will increase to more than 120,000 tonnes per year by 2020 — 60% of which will account for battery production alone. The famously idealistic Silicon Valley company has pledged to source all of its cobalt in North America.

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Business Landscape

Enterra Insights

Windy Garrett ( @wgarrettatos ), Vice President of Cloud Partners at Atos North America, notes, “The biggest advancements and overall game changers [in the business world] are artificial intelligence and machine learning (ML), which have the capability to transform businesses and industries so greatly that they can no longer afford for it to simply be aspirational. Artificial intelligence (AI) is undoubtedly an overhyped buzzword.

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

Supply Chains Rock

billion North America; $12.2 billion Latin America. MIT Supply Chain 2020. 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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Conducting Business in India? Chances Are that You Could Be by 2025

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Only one of them is outside North America: China. If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. By 2020, India will be the youngest country in the world —over 65% of its 1.3

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

TMC

million vehicles, and was ranked seventh-largest vehicle producer in the world and number one in Latin America. Department of Commerce estimates that Mexico may surpass Korea by 2020 to become the sixth largest worldwide vehicle producer with more than 5 million vehicles.

Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook

Transplace

According to the CVSA, during the week inspectors conducted “the North American Standard Level I Inspection, a 37-step procedure that includes an examination of driver operating requirements and vehicle mechanical fitness.” [1]. International fuel surcharges in 2020.

Supply Chain Movement 19 – Software & Leaders

Supply Chain Movement

The sector continued to grow steadily during the financial crisis and the export level has since doubled thanks to rising demand from Western Europe, Asia and North America. 44 | Mindmap Supply Chain Director 2020. Contents Supply Chain Movement 19 – 2015 Q4.

Protectionism, Tariffs, Treaties and Trade: The Global Impact

Logistics Trends and Insights

Charles, We could write a book right now on what’s going on with global trade but let me try and set-the-table for you and opine on the US and North America in less than 700 words. North America and the USA.

Leveraging Big Data in Marketing

Enterra Insights

Nidhi Dave, a content and brand strategist at ProDesigns, reports, “It is estimated that by 2020 the accumulated volume of big data will reach 44 trillion gigabytes. Steve Jones, Head of Insights & Data at Capgemini North America, explains, “The first step towards success when it comes to using big data to adapt to your competitors is to gather as much intelligence as possible.

6 Things We've Learned from McDonald's Procurement Management

AFFLINK

McDonald’s has new goals that it wants to achieve by 2020, including purchasing sustainable beef and sourcing 100% recycled fiber packaging. In the foodservice industry, there are few better examples of great procurement management than McDonald's.

Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

oil sector, has created pretty thin capacity margins, especially in the Central North part of the country. In North America the low hanging fruit for long-haul loads is rail. The driver shortage forecasted to grow to over 200,000 tractor-trailer operators by 2020. In this article, leading experts from various sectors in transportation industry will discuss transportation trends you should take a closer look.

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Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook

Transplace

According to the CVSA, during the week inspectors conducted “the North American Standard Level I Inspection, a 37-step procedure that includes an examination of driver operating requirements and vehicle mechanical fitness.” [1]. However, intermodal still continues to be one of the most cost-effective ways to move freight across North America. International fuel surcharges in 2020. Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Only one of them is outside North America: China. If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. By 2020, India will be the youngest country in the world —over 65% of its 1.3

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

Talking Logistics

America’s truckmakers run into soft patch ( Financial Times ). Working with Ryder, customers have access to unmatched capacity – whether it’s by accessing vehicles from one of the largest commercial fleets in North America or adding the flexibility of using third-party carriers.

Coach, Nike & Other Retailers Take Sales Direct to Customers

Supply Chain Nation

In another sign that the so-called “retail apocalypse” is not as bad as feared by some, apparel brand Old Navy will add 60 more stores across North America this year , according to CNBC, pushing its total to more than 1,000 Old Navy locations in the U.S. Friday in 5 – news from around the supply chain landscape, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling & Logistics

ALICE , which is currently conducting research on the physical Internet, projects that 2020 will yield the “full alignment of economic, social, environmental and security goals.” Simon Bunegar is senior vice president of marketing of CX North America Information Services Inc. ,

Amazon in Italy

Logistics Trends and Insights

Now Poste Italiane will transform them into PUDO points, with a target of 5000 partner tobacconists by 2020. Amazon’s operations are based mostly in Italy’s industrialized north. by Ian Kerr, Postal Hub Podcast.

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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

Shorter, more direct routes between Asia and ports in Europe and eastern North America would mean faster trips, reduced shipping costs, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions per trip.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

Shorter, more direct routes between Asia and ports in Europe and eastern North America would mean faster trips, reduced shipping costs, and fewer greenhouse gas emissions per trip. Some studies predict that the average time to sail from North America to Northeast Asia will go from 30 to 20 days in the next decade, although the question of whether this will lead to a substantial decline in traffic for traditional shipping lanes (e.g.,