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.

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.

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.

L’Oreal: A Beautiful Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Emmanuel has been working in Supply Chain for L’Oreal for over 20 years, starting in France followed by 10 years in New York where he led the Supply Chain for L’Oreal North America.

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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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.

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

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.

Conducting Business in India? Chances Are that You Could Be by 2025

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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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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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

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

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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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.

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.,

Freightera Featured in the State of Vancouver’s Green Economy 2018 Report

Freightera

Vancouver is committed to becoming the greenest city in the world by 2020, zero waste by 2040 and to derive 100% of energy from renewable sources by 2050.

The Ever Increasing Role of Robotics in Transforming Manufacturing

Cerasis

The primary consumer and investor of robots in North America, the automotive industry, decreased robot ordering from 41 percent in 2005 to 21 percent in 2014. Some field experts in robotics conservatively estimate the collaborative robot market will climb to more than $11 billion by 2020. . When was the last time you thought about robotics being used in manufacturing? If the auto industry videos you were shown in high school come to mind, you are not alone.

The Upswing of Chinese Logistics Companies

Elementum

by 2020 globally, the logistics industry is booming. North America shows promising growth in trade activities thanks to deals between the US and China, South America, and Europe. Within South America, Brazil and Argentina were the most notable markets for logistics in RoW.

When Will the Drones Start Flying?

Supply Chain Brain

Pilot projects will likely get underway in North America this year, Bash predicts, with widespread deployment occurring in 2019 or 2020. We’ve been promised a very near future in which drones are a regular sight overhead, zipping about and delivering packages to impatient online shoppers within a matter of hours. Add in flying taxis , and the skyscape of tomorrow becomes even more intriguing.) But is that scenario really a practical one? Do drones make economic sense?

Green Future of Freight [Infographic]

Freightera

Emissions from cargo ships are 3% of greenhouse gases today, but without change will grow to 6% by 2020 and 15% by 2050. In north America, 80% of the trucks return empty , and 30% of the trucks on road are empty.

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Freightera

We’re looking at emission control zones that basically only cover a narrow zone off the East and West Coast of North America, Europe, the Mediterranean and Japan and in those zones, ships are required not to use low sulfur fuels and to use scrubbers and outside the zone, it’s business as usual.

Takeaways from SMC3 Jump Start 2018 Conference

Talking Logistics

In polls conducted via the conference mobile app, 62 percent of the respondents believe that “carriers will be looking for payback” in terms of pricing this year, and 67 percent don’t expect any relief until at least 2019 (with 26 percent saying relief won’t come until 2020 or beyond).