Making A Difference: Feeding America & Transplace

Talking Logistics

This episode features Blake Thompson, Chief Supply Chain Officer at Feeding America, along with Frank McGuigan (CEO at Transplace). Read more Making A Difference: Feeding America & Transplace.

[Video] Making A Difference: Feeding America & Transplace

Talking Logistics

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America Needs a Tune-up for Its Innovation Engine

Enterra Insights

Mir Sadat ( @Dr_Sadat_USN ), a former National Security Council Policy Director, observes, “From health care to finance, education to navigating space, agriculture to climate research, and from Hollywood to the Pentagon, innovation has been America’s lifeblood.”[1] ”[1] Many pundits now believe America’s innovation engine is sputtering and is in need of tune-up. Why America needs a tune-up.

Reshoring in America: The Future Outlook, Current Hindrances & Issues, and Ways to Stimulate Reshoring


Yesterday we spoke about the top motivations and reasons why reshoring in America from offshored facilities has several benefits and what are the statistics of reshoring since 2013. Future Outlook of Reshoring in America. Reshoring in America Outlook in the News & New Polls. Reshoring in America: Hindrances & Current Issues Stifling Reshoring. Further a hindrance to Reshoring in AMerica, the STEM and skills shortage presents another impediment to U.S.

Coronavirus and Your Supply Chain

Speaker: Rob Handfield, PhD, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University

Join this informative webinar with Rob Handfield, Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at NC State University, who will go over how the Coronavirus has impacted supply chains, as well as discussing approaches for preparing your supply chain for future outbreaks of major global disruptions. The world is becoming a riskier place, and it is important to plan for disasters ahead of time.

Transportation in the Americas: A Cross-Country Comparison

MIT Supply Chain

Truck transportation comprises 75% of all freight in Latin America. Such a comprehensive and detailed snapshot of transportation in the Americas is in particular use as a guide to companies who might be trying to procure and make inroads in various American countries. “So

The Worst Supply Chain in North America

Logistics Viewpoints

I’ve been doing some research on the unconventional oil supply chain. Unconventional oil includes crude oil from shale and oil sands. I’ve talked to over 20 oil executives and experts about the inbound supply chain that supports oil well production. This is part of the supply chain that the oil industry refers to as “upstream.” […]. Petroleum Industry Supply Chain Planning

Takeaways from Food Shippers of America 60th Annual Conference

Talking Logistics

“A Changing Environment Demands Changing Strategies” – that was theme of the Food Shippers of America 60 th Annual Conference held earlier this month in San Antonio, where more than 950 attendees (including food shippers, consignees, carriers, 3PLs, and technology companies) gathered to discuss emerging trends and leading practices in the industry. The post Takeaways from Food Shippers of America 60th Annual Conference appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Top Warehouses in North America 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

The top warehouses in North America were recently profiled in a great article by the fine folks at Modern Material Handling. Top Warehouses in North America. The post Top Warehouses in North America 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Warehousing Top 20 3PL warehouses top 20 warehouses top 20 warehouses in North America top 20 warehouses in US top warehouses warehouse 3pl top characteristics

America’s Manufacturing Future: Hope or Hype?

Enterra Insights

He insists, “The truth is if manufacturing continues to decline, then America will decline. Trade wars, renegotiated trade deals, technology advancements, rising transportation costs, and a growing global middle class have all contributed to a more complex international economic environment. In the United States, growing nationalist and protectionist sentiment rests on the hope manufacturing (and associated jobs) will return from overseas.

MPO and ALKIMIUS Announce Strategic Partnerships in Latin America

Supply Chain Brain

MPO and ALKIMIUS Group have recently announced a new strategic partnership to reshape the digital supply chain landscape in Latin America

Supply-Chain Awareness Is Growing at America’s Top Companies

Supply Chain Brain

Mentions of “supply chain” have grown nearly 30% in the past five years, according to annual reports from S&P 500 companies

Logistics in Latin America: A Mosaic of Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Talking Logistics

People often think of Latin America as a single entity, but in reality, it’s a fragmented environment, with country-specific trends, challenges, and opportunities. That was my main takeaway from a conversation I had recently on Talking Logistics with Ricardo Carrion, Senior Director, Operations and Business Development at DHL Latin America. Dealing with this mosaic of operating environments is one of the challenges that shippers and logistics service providers face in Latin America.

Donate to Feeding America with iTradeMarketplace and Uber Freight


As an extension of our recent partnership with Uber Freight , iTradeMarketplace users can now donate produce to Feeding America food banks using Uber Freight via our site with zero shipping charges. We are happy to announce that our new Donations forum is live on iTradeMarketplace.

o9 Solutions recognized as one of FT The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2021

o9 Solutions

Dallas, 13 April 2021 – o9 Solutions, a premier AI-driven integrated planning and operations solution provider for the enterprise, has been named as one of the Americas’ 500 fastest growing companies by the Financial Times.

Addressing Challenges in Emerging Markets: An Up-Close Discussion on Latin America

Talking Logistics

People often think of Latin America as a single entity, but in reality, it’s a fragmented environment, with country-specific trends, challenges, and opportunities. In this episode, Ricardo Carrion , Senior Director, Operations and Business Development – Latin America at DHL, provides an up-close look at Latin America from a supply chain and logistics perspective. Which vertical industries are the most active in Latin America?

Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?


Trucking Challenges in North America. But why just in North America? Automotive retail sales models in North America are also disparate compared to places like Europe. In North America, however, the buyer purchases the vehicle off the dealers lot and may often compromise on the exact features they want, or buy a vehicle with more features than they originally thought was needed. The post Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?

Small Firm Supply Chains in Latin America the Focus of New SCALE Study

MIT Supply Chain

Why is it that most of the micro and small firms that represent 99% of the businesses operating in Latin America survive for less than a year? Featured Strategy developing country supply chains MIT Global SCALE Network Latin America nano-stores reducing small firm failures supply chain skillsOne of the main reasons is a lack of supply chain expertise – an issue that has received scant attention from researchers up until now. This knowledge gap […].

Matt McLelland discusses drones at SCM World Live Americas


Matt is an expert in the subject and presented a session titled " Drones in the Supply Chain – Everything you Need to Know " to over 350 C-level executives during the SCM World Live Americas Conference last week. This picture was sent to us by one of our customers, Matt McLelland, Kenco's Innovation Research manager.

TravelCenters of America and Nikola plan California hydrogen stations

The Supply Chain Journal

NASDAQ: NKLA ) will partner with TravelCenters of America ( NASDAQ: TA ) to build two hydrogen fueling stations for fuel cell trucks in California. TravelCenters of AmericaNikola Corp.

E-invoicing Requirements: Latin America Fights Tax Evasion


Organizations with multi-national supply chain should realize the need for e-invoicing solutions that align with their global B2B strategies and comply with Latin America e-invoicing requirements. In the past few years, Latin America has emerged as a global frontrunner in setting e-invoicing requirements and has developed strong strategies for compliant e-invoicing solutions. Latin America is constantly changing their tax and e-invoicing policies.

Latin America's e-commerce problem


Latin America has the second lowest per capita e-commerce sales of any region globally. According to the Freedonia Group study Global E-Commerce , e-commerce sales in Latin America totaled $80 billion in 2018, accounting for 2% of the global total. North America has the highest per capita e-commerce sales in the world.

Ivalua NOW 2021 – Procurement Rising – Americas – Virtual Edition


The post Ivalua NOW 2021 – Procurement Rising – Americas – Virtual Edition appeared first on Ivalua

North America’s Top Distribution Hubs

Supply Chain Link

Each distribution hub in North America is unique in more than their location, but also the logistics opportunities that lie in each area. As speed and demand to market continue to play a role in distribution decisions, many shippers are evaluating which distribution locations would be ideal. They all have one thing in common, they. READ MORE. Distribution Supply Chain 3pl Global Urban Hubs Warehousing

Red, White, and BREW! – A Toast to America on the 4th of July


– A Toast to America on the 4th of July appeared first on Kuebix. The Fourth of July is commonly celebrated with cookouts serving American favorites like grilled hamburgers and hotdogs accompanied by heaping portions of potato and pasta salad. While you’re surrounded by neighbors, close friends and family, you may find yourself raising a glass for a toast to freedom and the American dream. Whether your glass is […]. The post Red, White, and BREW!

DC Velocity: For Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group, the Feeling is Mutual


Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group simultaneously act as buyer and supplier to each other—to the benefit of both. Carrier Management Transportation Management supply chain insights

DC 120 and Chainalytics Team Up to Unleash North America’s Largest Freight Rate Database


The partnership between industry data giants will combine Chainalytics’ market intelligence products with’s rates data to provide increased visibility into contract and spot rates in North America.

April Class 8 truck orders: Too much of a good thing?

The Supply Chain Journal

Daimler Trucks North America is taking rolling downtime at plants in North Carolina and Mexico. Volvo Truck North America resumed production Monday after the UAW called off a 13-day strike last Friday.

How America's Clean Coal Dream Unravelled

Supply Chain Brain

Kemper, its managers claimed, would harness dirt-cheap lignite coal — the world’s least efficient and most abundant form of coal — to power homes and businesses in America’s lowest-income state while causing the least climate-changing pollution of any fossil fuel. Last summer the plant’s owner, Southern Company, America’s second-largest utility company, announced it was abandoning construction after years of blown-out budgets and missed construction deadlines. “It

Made in America vs. Assembled in America: Defining Terms of Auto Manufacturing


While this label is fairly clear, a second claim, “Assembled in America,” is a bit vaguer. The post Made in America vs. Assembled in America: Defining Terms of Auto Manufacturing appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. When a product proudly proclaims it is “Made in the USA” on its packaging, a lot of consumers feel confident and happy about the decision of choosing it. Products made in the U.S.

21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America


leaders shape the digital future of logistics Entire Month Duration: No Region: North America

Toys R Bust: The Downfall of America's Favorite Toy Store


Did supply chain problems have anything to do with Toys "R" Us going out of business? The company's jingle famously declared "I don't wanna grow up"—but it is exactly this reluctance (or at least inability) to mature amidst a rapidly-evolving retail landscape that led to the company's ultimate downfall. In mid-March, Toys "R" Us announced plans to close down and liquidate the inventory for all 735 of its stores in the United States.

Americas Procurement Congress 2020When: Sept. 10-11Where: Eden Roc, Miami, FL


The post Americas Procurement Congress 2020<br>When: Sept. 10-11<br>Where: Eden Roc, Miami, FL appeared first on Ivalua

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Making disruptions invisible: Logistics planning lessons from America’s favorite pastime

DELMIA Quintiq

Disruptions occur on a daily basis in every industry across the globe. The supply chain industry – specifically in the domain of logistics planning – is no exception. Transportation dispatchers and planners must be able to navigate changes in weather and traffic, as well as accidents, road closures, customer demands and more. As the Quintiq Logistics Planner Product Manager, I help our customers overcome these disruptions so they are invisible to the end consumer.

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. Barton succeeds Patrick Smith, who served as managing director for North America from 2011 to February 2019. Barton will be responsible for all operations, including sales, professional services, customer success and administration.