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

Cerasis

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.

Made in America vs. Assembled in America – Defining Terms!

Supply Chain Game Changer

While this label is fairly clear, a second claim, “Assembled in America,” is a bit vaguer. The claim of American Made or even partially manufactured in America can convince an unsure shopper to go for it. The post Made in America vs. Assembled in America – Defining Terms!

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.

Highlights of the 2014 Supply Chain World North America Conference

Supply Chain Matters

Last week, this author had the distinct opportunity to both attend and participate in the 2014 Supply Chain World North America conference sponsored by the Supply Chain Council. The conference was a combined global member meeting of Supply Chain Council and of the 2014 Annual Conference. This year’s overall theme was The Tuned Supply Chain, From Strategy to Resources.

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.

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. Among the topics he addresses: What are some of the major supply chain and logistics challenges customers face in Latin America?

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

Supply Chain @ MIT

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 skill

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

Cerasis

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.

Matt McLelland discusses drones at SCM World Live Americas

PINC YMS

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.

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.

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.

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

Industry Group Reports Record North America Rail Freight Traffic in 2014

Supply Chain Matters

Throughout 2014, Supply Chain Matters featured commentaries related to the North America railroad industry, specifically capacity, safety and specialty car backhaul operational challenges that impacted multiple industry supply chains. Procurement and Sourcing Service-centered Supply Chains Transportation and Logistics 2014 North America rail traffic volumes independent blog commenting on supply chain developments industry dynamics of the railroad industry Supply chain Matters blog

E-invoicing Requirements: Latin America Fights Tax Evasion

Descartes

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. Latin America is constantly changing their tax and e-invoicing policies.

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

The Culmination of the 2009 Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Incident

Supply Chain Matters

Consumer Goods Focused Supply Chain Food and Beverage supply chain Procurement and Sourcing Product Quality Supply Chain Risk Management implications of food safety on supply chains Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Outbreak Involving Peanut Products Supply chain Matters blogWhen it comes to certain cases related to food safety, the wheels of justice turn mighty slow.

Memphis: America’s Multimodal City

Inbound Logistics

Memphis supports global supply chains through highway, rail, airport, and inland port assets, and a qualified workforce

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.

Trucking in America *Infographic*

Kuebix

The job of a truck driver in America is crucial. The post Trucking in America *Infographic* appeared first on Kuebix. Trucking is the backbone of our economy and just about every industry would collapse without it. In fact, 71% of all freight tonnage moves on trucks in the USA. That means everything from food to medicine to building materials at one point probably rode on […].

Truckstop.com and Chainalytics Team Up to Unleash North America’s Largest Freight Rate Database

CHAINalytics

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

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

Elementum

Did supply chain problems have anything to do with Toys "R" Us going out of business?

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

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.

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

LeanCor

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

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

Elementum

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.

Bristlecone’s IoE solutions enables connected assets in supply chain operations for Mahindra North America (MUSA)

Bristlecone

The post Bristlecone’s IoE solutions enables connected assets in supply chain operations for Mahindra North America (MUSA) appeared first on Bristlecone.

2018 Prediction Deep Dive: Make America Great and Changing Global Trade Policies Will Provide a Challenging Landscape for U.S. and Global Manufacturers

Supply Chain Matters

In this installment, we dive into 2018 Prediction Six: Make America Great and Changing Global Trade Policies Will Provide a Challenging Tactical and Strategic Landscape for U.S. Supply Chain Matters provides a deep-dive perspective on the ten outlined 2018 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains unveiled in mid-December.

America's Trucker Shortage Is Hitting Home

Supply Chain Brain

And now this compression point is sending waves of pain through the supply chain from distributors and wholesalers to retailers and consumers in the form of fast-rising shipping costs. Even Amazon and its Prime members are feeling the pinch. This predicament was a long time coming. An aging driver population that continues to dwindle owing to retirement — combined with a lack of younger workers coming into the industry — is a problem that has been festering for 15 years.

Why America’s Cheese Capital Is at the Center of Trump’s Trade War

Supply Chain Brain

Food & Beverage Global Trade & Economics All Technology Global Trade Management North America Home Page Latest News Home Page SliderNow Plymouth residents are worried they will become one of the first big victims of Donald Trump’s escalating trade war. In retaliation for his administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminium, the U.S.’s

RELEX Solutions Names Richard Daw Vice President Sales, North America

RELEX Solutions

office as Vice President Sales, North America, to help drive RELEX’s continued expansion in the region. where he generated significant growth by serving leading retailers in Europe and North America. Read PDF.

America’s “Home Alone” Manufacturers

Supply Chain @ MIT

Professor Berger authored a book based on the PIE research titled Making in America: From Innovation to Market (MIT Press, August 2013). Crossroads 2014. MIT’s Professor Suzanne Berger believes that US manufacturers need more support.

The FAST Act: America’s Infrastructure Promoting the Transportation Industry

Cerasis

America’s infrastructure , which ranges from bridges to potholes, has an average rating of a “D+.” The problems with America’s infrastructure are not specific to any one state. https://www.whitehouse.gov/campaign/rebuild-america. What’s Next for America's Infrastructure?

Chinese Investors Bet on Latin America for Next Tech Gold Rush

Supply Chain Brain

before striking out on his own, is among an emerging group of Chinese developers and investors betting the next technology gold rush will come from Latin America and its 600 million-plus people. Chinese venture capital investment in Latin America jumped to $1bn since the start of 2017, compared with about $30m in 2015, according to data collected by Preqin. Noticias Aguila, which translates as News Eagle, now has 20 million users and became the No.

Made in America: What it Means to the Country

Cerasis

But are they really cheaper than products that are made in America? . Made In America is Something to Brag About. Many companies insist on Made in America. Some consumers insist on Made in America, too. Manufacturing reshoring made in america

How Sears Changed America and 3 Things Retailers Must Learn from the News Last Week

Supply Chain Nation

Since Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week, the internet is exploding with dozens of posts about how the retailer has changed America, the way we live and how we shop. Among them, tweets from Louis Hyman, an associate professor of history at Cornell University, shared how Sears fueled the American dream, empowering more American families with access to credit cards than any other outlet till the 1980’s.

2017 Industry Specific Predictions- Automotive Supply Chains Residing in North America

Supply Chain Matters

Thus far, we have posted deep-dives on the first nine of our 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. We trust that our Supply Chain Matters readers are garnering insights from these prediction sand they have been helpful for setting objectives and work agendas in the coming year. We have one prediction remaining which […].