Improving Supply Chain ROI in a Tough Tariff Environment

American Global Logistics

These duties would cover $325 billion in goods, hitting the price-sensitive apparel sector particularly hard and taking a significant bite out of business’ bottom […].

Competing in a Consumer-Focused Age with an Agile Supply Chain

American Global Logistics

Blog air freight apparel capacity Chinese tariffs customs duties import logistics ocean contract rates ocean freight ocean shipping ROI shippers spot rates supply chain supply chain partner tariffs TEU

As Peak Season Looms, Here’s How to Prepare

American Global Logistics

Blog air freight apparel capacity Chinese tariffs customs duties import logistics ocean contract rates ocean freight ocean shipping ROI shippers spot rates supply chain supply chain partner tariffs TEU

The Tariff Takeaway: It’s Time to Stress-Test Your Supply Chain

American Global Logistics

Blog air freight apparel capacity Chinese tariffs customs duties import logistics ocean contract rates ocean freight ocean shipping ROI shippers spot rates supply chain supply chain partner tariffs TEU

Five Technology Trends That Will Change Global Freight


Five Tech Trends That Will Change Freight. Recent product expansion includes electronics , apparel , food, detergent and diapers. VC ❤️ Freight Startups. In a decade’s time, freight will likely still be moved in containers and boxes on airplanes and ships.

The Clothing Supply Chain – From the High Fashion Runway to Landfill!

Supply Chain Game Changer

According to the global apparel market is expected to be $1.5 reports apparel and textile industry waste as follows: Nearly 20% of global waste water is produced by the fashion industry. clothing #apparel #supplychainmanagement #carbonfootprint.

Tips for Retailers (And All Shippers) to Overcome the Amazon Effect


The Growth of Parcel Shipping on the Rise Thanks to the Amazon Effect Overall, parcel shipping is growing at a robust 10-percent clip as all other freight modes are basically flat, growing at a very modest 1 percent. Freight Logistics Omnichannel Small Package amazon effect

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Women in Supply Chain, 2018: A Conversation With Suzanne Judy

Supply Chain Brain

Suzanne Judy is senior vice president of information technology with Freight Handlers, Inc. Education & Professional Development Global Supply Chain Management HR & Labor Management Aerospace & Defense Apparel Automotive Chemicals & Energy Consumer Packaged Goods E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Food & BeverageShe joins us on this episode to relate her story of success in two distinct areas normally reserved for men: logistics and I.T.

Trade Wars | Intellectual property rights and Section 321 – de minimis

BluJay Solutions

Typically, knock-off designer apparel comes to the forefront when imagining counterfeit products, but falsified or substandard versions of prescription drugs are becoming a global pandemic and are putting many unsuspecting patients at risk with dangerous and deadly counterfeits.

A Supply Chain Christmas Carol


Production Freight Receiving Purchasing Retail Logistics Production: Santa’s little helpers. Production Freight Logistics Retail Purchasing Receiving Freight: Dasher, Carrier, Forwarder (and Rudolph). There is certainly demand for better freight.

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Amazon supply chain management pushes retail to the limit


Amazon is even entering the transportation space, signing agreements with the Air Transport Services Group and the Chinese government to enter into the freight cargo business – effectively cutting out the middleman. by Alexa Cheater How to overcome the Amazon effect.

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Rise of the Warehouse Robots!

Supply Chain Game Changer

RightHand Robotics, for instance, provides end-to-end solutions designed to reduce the cost of e-commerce order fulfillment of electronics, apparel, grocery, pharmaceuticals, and other industries. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Share Your View! Take the Distributed Logistics Survey and Learn More!

Supply Chain Network

lastmile #logistics #business #sustainability #innovation #delivery #ecommerce #retail #stores #shopping #apparel #future. Definitions Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation New Ideas Retail Retail E-Commerce

TMS for SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt

Talking Logistics

Its freight spend? This family-owned company — a leading brand in durable workwear and outdoor apparel — was founded in 1889 but its business continues to change rapidly. Freight Bill Audit & Pay.

This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Talking Logistics

is deploying robots to retrieve bins filled with apparel, electronics and other products from shelves and deliver them to workers who pick individual items. Moreover, logistics service providers (LSPs) can give their shipper customers a clear view of the location of their freight.

Doing Business in China


China moved 19.806 billion ton-km of freight by air in 2015. Primary export commodities include electrical machinery, computers, telecommunications equipment, apparel, furniture and textiles.

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Adding Up the Benefits of Omni-Modal TMS

Talking Logistics

Neither has the efficient coordination of customers, suppliers, carriers, freight forwarders, government agencies, and custom brokers. In lieu of these traditional, ineffective approaches, both importers and exporters are turning to single-platform TMS that can effortlessly handle international multi-leg freight shipments using all modes. For example, many industries now depend on ocean and air freight as natural and vital links in their supply chains.

Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Labor-intensive products such as textiles, apparels, footwear, and furniture are the first industries whose production will leave China. Unfortunately, moving factories west also creates extra expenses for inland freight as well as added transit time from the port terminal.

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Are We Losing Our Jobs to Robots? Each 1 Costs 6 Jobs, a New Study Says

Supply Chain Nation

This week: We may be losing our jobs to robots – in fact, a new study says each 1 robot costs us 6 jobs, an Austin based startup is challenging UberRush and becoming the next FedEx killer, Wal-Mart is beating the pants off Amazon in apparel, a startup thinks could be the future of international cargo transport by planning to cut air freight costs in half with drones, and Amazon unveiled its long-rumored grocery pickup concept store in two Seattle locations.

Doing Business in Spain


Spain manufactures textiles and apparel, footwear, food and beverages, metals, chemicals, automobiles, machine tools, medical equipment, footwear, pharmaceuticals, clay and refractory products. Spain has 99 airports with paved runways, most of which can handle freight planes.

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Air Cargo Basics

The Logistics of Logistics

live animals, medications, high-fashion apparel). Transportation air cargo air cargo basics air cargo definition air freight basics air freight explained air transportation Air Cargo Overview. Air transportation is used to transport air cargo by plane and is a crucial component of international logistics networks. Air cargo is especially useful for companies shipping time-sensitive goods or goods over large distances.

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10 Things - Week of June 12th


Report: Gen Z Prioritizes In-Store WiFi’ [apparel] . Industry slow to adopt Uber-for-freight model’ [FleetOwner]. We're busy at the 3PL and Supply Chain Summit in Chicago, but here's a quick round-up of things we've got our eye on! ‘ 6 Innovations From Amazon to Strengthen Their Logistics Reach ’ [Bringg]. ‘DB DB Schenker, DPWA and Hamburg Sud join forces for blockchain trial’ [Logistics & Material Handling].

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


Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Reshoring in America: The Future Outlook, Current Hindrances & Issues, and Ways to Stimulate Reshoring appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Walmart's Reshoring Initiative Proves Predictably Complicated


Walmart announced recently that its reshoring efforts, particularly for apparel, are difficult given the lack of suppliers in the United States. made apparel.

Logistics Technology and Startup Roundup: Q1 2016


Brought to you by Freightos , the Internet marketplace of the trillion dollar international freight industry. Freightos recently concluded a survey of over 90 senior logistics professionals, including VPs and senior board members from 19 of the top 20 freight forwarding companies in the world.

Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

Talking Logistics

This dispute has left a damaging effect on our industry—causing extreme delays and millions in lost sales,” the American Apparel & Footwear Association said, as reported in the WSJ. “If To compete in global markets, America needs an efficient and modern freight transportation infrastructure system, including seaports and the land and water connections into and out of port facilities.”

This Week in Logistics News (August 17-21, 2015)

Talking Logistics

GEODIS acquires OHL (Ozburn-Hessey Logistics) and enhances its Freight Forwarding and Contract Logistics offering in the US. OHL specializes in the sectors of apparel, electronics, healthcare, food and beverage, and consumer packaged goods. I didn’t do it.

This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013)

Talking Logistics

We have 2,600 distribution centers,” said Gap Chief Executive Glenn Murphy, referring to the apparel retailer’s network of Banana Republic, Gap and Old Navy stores. . Is it ironic that the U.S.

Location Decision Drivers: Trends Shaping New Location Selection in Europe


Specifically, customers in the apparel and pharmaceutical sectors, which already have pan-European networks are now moving to a multi-country network strategy.

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

Talking Logistics

JDA is targeting Grocery, Hardline, and Fashion/Apparel retailers with this solution, which will be generally available December 26, 2013. percent from last year, which includes contributions from the company’s acquisition of Phoenix International Freight Services in October 2012.

Trends 2019: Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The staff at Supply Chain Network (SCN) writes, “With rising customer expectations, changing business models, cut-throat competition and the influx of technologies, it’s critical that you prepare your supply chain to address challenges such as the capacity crunch, last mile strategies, balancing of costs, digital freight market opportunities and navigating the ecommerce maze.”[1]. We live in hectic times. The U.S. is in a trade war with the world.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 26-30, 2015)

Talking Logistics

August 2015 North American Freight Numbers. guests will be able to shop about half the assortment of, including apparel, beauty products, home décor, housewares, baby goods and toys. The Cubs finally made it to the World Series.

From Transactional to Transformational: Successfully Adding Managed Transportation Services

Talking Logistics

For instance, most transportation management system (TMS) users experience 5-10 percent reductions in freight cost, and adoption is growing among small to mid-sized companies.

The Impact of Poor Quality


Quality is one of the most discussed and least understood subjects in the apparel industry. Logistics costs & air freight.

The War Against Returns – Is the Retail Supply Chain Winning?

BluJay Solutions

10-40% retail apparel e-commerce returns rate. Stay up to date on industry software tools such as Freight Forwarding (Software) , Logistics (Software) , Supply Chain (software) , Transport Management (Software) , Warehousing Management (Software).

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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. A severe shortage of truckers is pushing up freight costs and, in turn, nudging up retail prices. Friday in 5 – news from around the supply chain landscape, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

Hyperbolic Discounting, the Supply Chain, and the Marshmallow Test


Retailers that have filed for bankruptcy so far this year: The Limited, Wet Seal, Eastern Outfitters, BCBG Max Azria, Vanity, Hhgregg, Radio Shack, Gordmans stores, Gander Mountain, Payless, Rue21, Gymboree, Papaya Clothing, True Religion Apparel Inc.,