Making A Difference: Feeding America & Transplace

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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. The post Making A Difference: Feeding America & Transplace appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Industry Trends COVID-19 Feeding America food industry food insecurity hunger Making a Difference Transplace

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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. International logistics experts and attorneys can facilitate to avoid extreme delays and surprise costs.

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. So, what capabilities should companies look for in a logistics partner to assist them in Latin America?

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.

Top Warehouses in North America 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

“The line between disorder and order lies in logistics…” Sun Tzu. 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. Ceva Logistics. Kenco Logistics Services. Neovia Logistics. The post Top Warehouses in North America 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

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?

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

DELMIA Quintiq

The supply chain industry – specifically in the domain of logistics planning – is no exception. As the Quintiq Logistics Planner Product Manager, I help our customers overcome these disruptions so they are invisible to the end consumer. Logistics planning is not the only field in which I’ve helped people manage disruptions. Take a look at how Quintiq Logistics Planner helps customers handle disruptions and bring calm to the planning process.

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?

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. supply chain logistics innovation digital supply chainThis picture was sent to us by one of our customers, Matt McLelland, Kenco's Innovation Research manager.

21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America


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

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. A well-developed logistics framework and plenty of competition keeps total cost of fulfilment relatively low for e-commerce orders.

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

IT gap in logistics

Supply Chain Movement

Are logistics service providers really moving with the times when it comes to IT? But the gaping void between what logistics service providers offer in terms of IT expertise and what clients demand from them has become smaller and is stabilising, according to the 20th edition of the annual ‘ThirdParty Logistics Study’ conducted by Capgemini and America’s Penn State University, among others.

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


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. Behrer of Real Truth magazine , impacting everyday drivers and the logistics industry. What’s Next for America's Infrastructure? Transportation americas infrastrucutre

Sustainable Logistics: Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics


Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. Creating more sustainable logistics is even more important for the trucking industry. Sustainable Logistics | Quantifying Sustainability Measures of Your Logistics. Robinson and the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. From shareholders to consumers, sustainable logistics has created broad value. Logistics

Made in America: What it Means to the Country


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. Our good friends at Morai Logistics wrote an article discussing the 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index (GMCI) that discusses this further and offers up the following key points on why American manufacturing will continue to dominate. .

This Week in Logistics News (April 28 – May 2, 2014)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Announces First Quarter 2014 Results. DOT Secretary Foxx sends transportation bill to Congress (Logistics Management). Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the company’s global logistics and supply chain management operation, reported revenue of $406.4 Our logistics company continues to implement actions to increase efficiencies using its lean processes. Robinson and Descartes are Talking Logistics sponsors.

America's Trucker Shortage Is Hitting Home

Supply Chain Brain

We could see the demographics, and now they’re finally hitting home,” says Brian Fielkow, president and CEO of Jetco Delivery, a trucking and logistics company based in Houston. Consumer Packaged Goods E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Food & Beverage Retail All Logistics Express/Small Shipments Logistics Outsourcing LTL/Truckload Services

Three Key Trends In Logistics E-Commerce


With the increase in the popularity of e-shops and delivery companies, the logistics e-commerce business keeps growing. It faces more and more challenges, as the customers need companies to be quick and increase their logistics performance more than ever before. This fact explains why understanding and following the key trends in logistics e-commerce are crucial for organizations that want to save their place in the supply chain and get better results with less effort. .

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ThroughPut Inc. Appoints the former Vice-Chairman of Bank of America and Distinguished Business Finance Expert, Luke Helms, to its Advisory Board


Mr. Helms is the former Vice-Chairman at Bank of America, Vice-Chairman of KeyBank, Chairman and CEO of Seafirst Bank, and a Board Member of LifeLock, ABM Industries, and Manulife. PALO ALTO, California, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ThroughPut Inc.,

Klabin Partners with EcoVadis to Advance Supply Chain Sustainability Leadership and Performance in Latin America


Klabin is always working to improve its operational efficiency, responsibly and sustainably,” said Sandro Ávila, operational planning, logistics and supply chain director at Klabin. “We Companies in the region are increasingly asking suppliers across all tiers to participate in these assessments, which has strengthened Latin America’s sustainability leadership and performance.

5 Challenges to Expanding into Latin America with Demo Perez

The Logistics of Logistics

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The 7 Trends Shaping The Future of the Logistics Industry


Logistics industry trends have also not been left behind in the move towards a more technological future. . 7 Major Trends Influencing the Logistics Industry in the Future . It is now the standard to go ‘international, ’ and logistic solution providers have a role to play in enabling this trend through a transportation network. . In America today, 76% of the teenagers are on social media, 78% carry a cell phone, and 93% can access a computer at home.

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Unlocking the Value in Blockchain for Logistics


The value in blockchain for logistics is about more than just retaining information. Blockchain technology builds value in the supply chain through better transparency and process standardization, but it holds additional value through new logistics services and business models. Supply Chain Leaders May Underestimate the Value in Blockchain for Logistics The modern logistics industry includes more than 500,000 trucking companies in the U.S., Blockchain Logistics

This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, dominated by delivery and robots: Same-day delivery company Deliv raises $40 million in latest funding round (Reuters). The America-Free Trans-Pacific Partnership Is a Done Deal (WSJ – sub. Will retailers or established logistics service providers ultimately acquire some of these startups (see Target’s acquisition of Shipt)? I’m in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico this morning.

No Fooling: Let’s Make a Difference Together

Talking Logistics

In years past, I have written posts aimed at fooling our readers: Breaking News: Walmart, Facebook, and Uber Form Strategic Alliance to Provide Unrivaled Commerce Experience Netflix Developing Original Series About Logistics Called “D is for Drones” Facebook, Google, and eBay Announce “Internet of Lost Things” Partnership Amazon Ups the. The post No Fooling: Let’s Make a Difference Together appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Today is April Fools’ Day.

How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

The Network Effect

So what does this mean to the logistics companies in these regions? European companies gain in selling products into North America. This means more air and sea freight on Europe-North America lanes, cross border feeds from Mexico and Canada, and increases in domestic North American transportation and warehousing for imported products. Intermodal rail will continue to grow in North America and put pressure on an already crowded rail system. Logistics logistics

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2017.

Doing Our Part To Help Logistics Companies Adapt to COVID-19


And, through it all, logistics providers keep critical goods moving. The FBX has been produced weekly since April 2018 based off of live pricing data from hundreds of global logistics providers. As COVID-19 spread to the United States, for instance, the leveling off of the daily China-US freight rates showed how US consumer demand was evaporating as the shutdown in America intensified. Today, over 1,800 logistics providers use WebCargo to access live pricing and eBooking.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

While I think this through, here are the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon to Launch Delivery Service That Would Vie With FedEx, UPS (WSJ – sub. CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Today, retailers and third-party logistics providers are changing their network designs and facilities to enable omni-channel fulfillment and faster delivery times.” Our guinea pig Cow died this morning.

Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019


The concept of automating processes and activities is a major sticking point for supply chain and logistics. Supply chain and logistics automation allow companies to refocus their efforts on tasks requiring human hands, and redundant tasks can be automated through robotics , as well as technologies designed to assist human workers. Shippers need to understand the top supply chain and logistics automation trends to watch for in 2019. Automation Logistics Supply Chain Trends

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State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase


The year on year increase in customer dissatisfaction of logistics outsourcing has pushed many players into a defensive corner. The costs of logistics and inventory are decreasing, contract renewal rate for logistics outsourcing remains good, and the emergence of cutting-edge technologies like 3D printing, drone delivery and augmented reality is opening up a wide vista of opportunities. Cautious Optimism Abound in the Logistics Outsourcing Outlook.

Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

This announcement follows a meeting between President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro this past weekend at the Summit of the Americas, the first meeting between the leaders of both countries in almost 60 years. All this talk about Cuba, however, sparked a question for me this week: Where does Cuba rank in logistics? The answer, according to the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI) , is near the bottom of the list. The post Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

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These 5 Top Logistics Trends for 2018 are a Response to the Growing Customer Experience Movement


With the rise of e-commerce, the value of logistics has grown. Logistics professionals can no longer simply go about standard operations, and the days of peaks and lulls have ended. To answer that question, let us turn our attention to some of the key top logistics trends we’ll see over the next 12 months, in part as a response to the growing customer experience movement. The Top Logistics Trends that Will Impact Logistics Management in 2018. Logistics Trends

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