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

Talking Logistics

CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born. He was a tiny little thing when he was born, smaller than the palm of your hand.

An External Perspective on the North American Rail Industry

Supply Chain Matters

Such was a perspective from a recent article published […]. Procurement and Sourcing Transportation and Logistics challenges in North America rail industry independent blog analysis and insights on supply chain management Positive Train Control technology challenges Supply chain Matters blogSometimes, a fresh perspective from an external, non-stakeholder source provides us key insights into ongoing events and strategic implications.

Over 400,000 People Living in 'Modern Slavery' in U.S., Report Finds

Supply Chain Brain

North Korea has the highest prevalence of modern slavery globally, with one in 10 of the population, or 2.6 Read full article. North America Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider NewsThe Global Slavery Index, published last week by Walk Free Foundation, describes modern slavery as a complex and often hidden crime that crosses borders, sectors and jurisdictions. The U.S. number, the study estimates, is almost one hundredth of the estimated 40.3

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

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. 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

'Not Welcome Here': Amazon Faces Growing Resistance to Its Second Home

Supply Chain Brain

That proposition has united an ideologically diverse group of dissenters to Amazon’s grand HQ2 competition, ranging from rightwing organizations linked to the Koch brothers to the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). Read full article. High-Tech/Electronics Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain Management Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Consumer Packaged Goods Retail North America

Driverless Truck Platooning: Is There Enough ROI?

Talking Logistics

As reported by Heavy Duty Trucking last week, “Daimler Trucks North America has decided to pass on platooning and focus instead on advancing its position in vehicle automation.” Above the Fold Transportation Management Daimler Trucks North America driverless trucks truck platooning

'Dirty Meat': Shocking Hygiene Failings Discovered in U.S. Pig and Chicken Plants

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. Food & Beverage Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North America EuropeA joint investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) and the Guardian found that hygiene incidents are at numbers that experts described as “deeply worrying.”

President Trump Is Angry About How China Treats American Automakers. But the U.S. Is Actually Winning

Supply Chain Brain

It’s the second time the idea of Chinese car imports have crossed the president’s Twitter feed during his ongoing trade dispute with China — America’s largest trading partner. Read full article. Global Supply Chain Management Global Trade & Economics Automotive China North America Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider NewsShortly afterwards, Chinese President Xi Jinping responded by saying his country would lower import tariffs on vehicles.

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Big Health-Care Players Are Turning Their Partners Into Prey

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. Business Strategy Alignment Pharma/Bio-Tech Healthcare Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North AmericaThen, in 2016, 20 percent of Komoto’s business vanished, practically overnight. The insurer Centene Corp. purchased the health plan that covered his patients — many of them Hispanic farm workers who had developed a level of trust with Komoto’s traveling nurses.

The U.S. Retail Industry Is Hemorrhaging Jobs — and It's Hitting Women Hardest

Supply Chain Brain

Read Full Article. Global Supply Chain Management HR & Labor Management Retail Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North AmericaThe retail sector has been the biggest loser of jobs for the last two years in a row in the U.S., as thousands of stores closed as shoppers moved online. It remains one of the U.S.’s s largest employers, providing 15.8m jobs, but the reordering of the retail landscape is having a profound impact on the nature of its workforce.

Will the Rapidly Shrinking Store Save Retail?

Supply Chain Brain

Read Full Article. Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain Management Retail Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Featured Content Consumer Packaged Goods Forecasting & Demand Planning North AmericaThe biggest change for the decades-old shopping center anchor? It was now just half its size. The store had done away with its entire second floor, concentrating its efforts on its appliance and mattress departments on the ground level.

Freightera in Trucks.com Article about Expected Fast Adoption of Digital Freight Brokerage Solutions

Freightera

Silpa Paul, Frost & Sullivan commercial vehicles industry analyst, mentions Freightera among key automated-on-demand solutions in her article in trucks.com earlier this week and states that we are entering the era of fast adaption of brokerage digitization.

The Freight Industry is Uberized in North America!

Freightera

The solution proposed by Freightera optimizes, makes travel more efficient, contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions and offers an alternative to FreightCenter, Freightquote and CargoChief, which are also the 3 other market players in North America.

Corporate America’s New Dilemma: Raising Prices to Cover Higher Transport Costs

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. All Logistics Transportation & Distribution Logistics Outsourcing LTL/Truckload Services Rail & Intermodal Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Transportation Management North AmericaInterviews with executives at 10 companies across the food, consumer goods and commodities sectors reveal that many are grappling with how to defend their profit margins as transportation costs climb at nearly double the inflation rate.

Coffee Shops Are Already Running Out of America's Newest Milk Craze

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. Food & Beverage All Technology Sourcing/Procurement/SRM Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Featured Content North AmericaIt’s called oat milk, and baristas love its light, hearty flavor that lets the java beans take center stage. As more consumers choose plant alternatives to dairy, it’s gotten so popular that just in the last month, some coffee shops were left without oat milk for days, even weeks. To meet demand, producer Oatly Inc.

Funding Questions Abound Over Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. Global Trade & Economics All Logistics Transportation & Distribution North America Home Page Latest News News Transportation Management Logistics Outsourcing LTL/Truckload Services Home Page SliderTrump said in his State of the Union address Tuesday night that he plans to use federal dollars to raise matching funds from state and local governments and the private sector to improve the nation’s infrastructure.

MessageBroker chosen to provide Evergreen Garden Care’s fully managed integration service

BluJay Solutions

The largest garden care company outside of North America, Evergreen has undergone significant restructuring since being sold by Scotts, and so requires an integration platform to ensure reliable communication and collaboration with each of the partners across its supply chain.

U.S. Is No Longer One of the Top 10 Most Innovative Countries

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. High-Tech/Electronics Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North America Asia PacificThe U.S. dropped out of the top 10 in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index for the first time in the six years the gauge has been compiled. South Korea and Sweden retained their No. 1 and No. 2 rankings. The index scores countries using seven criteria, including research and development spending and concentration of high-tech public companies. The U.S.

Retailers Feel Shoppers’ Christmas Cheer

Supply Chain Brain

Read Full Article. E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Retail North America Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Consumer Packaged GoodsFueled by high consumer confidence and a robust job market, U.S. retail sales in the holiday period rose at their best pace since 2011, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse, which tracks both online and in-store spending. Sales, excluding automobiles, rose 4.9 percent from Nov.

A Report of Some Push Back from Wal-Mart Suppliers

Supply Chain Matters

In April a front page published article by The Wall Street Journal reported on Wal-Mart’s increased pressures on North America based suppliers to squeeze costs. In prior commentaries, Supply Chain Matters has highlighted reports indicating that Wal-Mart had once again focused on its suppliers for sharing the burden of needed higher margins.

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For Bezos, Buffett and Dimon, a Health Push Years in the Making

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. Business Strategy Alignment Healthcare Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News All Technology ERP & Enterprise Systems North AmericaJeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon were there, of course. But few in the invitation-only crowd last Saturday at the annual Alfalfa Club gala could have guessed that the men were quietly closing in on what could be the answer to a question that divides the nation: How do we fix American health care?

At Tesla’s Factory, Building the Car of the Future Has Painful and Permanent Consequences for Workers

Supply Chain Brain

Read full article. HR & Labor Management Automotive Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Industrial Manufacturing North AmericaTerrill Johnson was installing car trunks at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, when he heard the sound that would define his next few years, if not the rest of his life. “It It was a big, loud pop,” he said. In one movement, Johnson had blown out his elbow and his shoulder. Once the pop came, the pain came.” That was September 2015.

A Canadian Perspective on Negotiating Nafta 2.0

Supply Chain Brain

percent to 85 percent the minimum North American content needed to qualify for tariff-free treatment would establish “the highest [bar] in the world. Comment on this article. Global Trade & Economics Regulation and Compliance All Technology Global Trade Management Canada North America Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Editors' BlogNafta was one of President Trump’s chief targets during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Will the New Tax Bill Bring Overseas Profits Back Home?

Supply Chain Brain

Comment on this article. Sourcing/Procurement/SRM SC Planning & Optimization EDI Communication (XML/EDI) Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Editors' Blog All Technology North Americabased corporations are reported to have between $2tr and $3tr stashed away in offshore accounts, to avoid paying high taxes on domestic income. Apple alone is said to be holding some $269bn in cash and cash equivalents through its overseas affiliates.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

In my current project about a year ago, North America region Supply Chain Planners were having major concerns related with flawed planning resulting from incorrect or no Source of Supply (SoS) for receipt elements such as Purchase requisitions &/or Planned orders. Very good article Pushkar. This is a good article & good site.Thank you for sharing this article. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries.

Editor’s Pick: NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade – Aiding Our Neighbor to the South

Talking Logistics

Today’s post is by Troy Ryley at Transplace where he recommends that we keep developing a North America that supports trade and builds a strong infrastructure and economy for Mexico, Canada and the U.S. Note: A version of this article previously appeared in the Adam Smith Project, a new initiative on trade from the publishers of American Shipper.). However, this would be an economic mistake for North America.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers. European Article Number. However, it does not represent that of North America. As mentioned above, North America’s GTIN is composed of 12 digits.

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Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?

Cerasis

and North America. In North America, associations such as the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP) have incorporated COR in their education program. THE CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS IN NORTH AMERICA.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers. European Article Number. However, it does not represent that of North America. As mentioned above, North America’s GTIN is composed of 12 digits.

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The emergence of supply chain localization strategies

NC State SCRC

In North America, we are likely going to move towards a Canada/US/Mexico triad, and much of the labor will likely be moving to Mexico. Articles Director's Blog Global Supply Chain Inventory Management Logistics UncategorizedAs more and more organizations struggle to deal with the deployment of digital technologies, many are overlooking some of the fundamentals associated with managing supply chains. Digital technologies are just that – technologies.

Fully electric refrigerated delivery vehicles move to testing in the US

EFT

Trackloop Analytics Corp and BYD Company Ltd, in collaboration with Volta Air Technologies have deployed Trackloop's proprietary temperature monitoring software in two BYD all-electric refrigeration delivery vehicles, which are being demonstrated for commercial use in North America. BYD Motors is the largest electric vehicle manufacturer in the world, with plans to offer all-electric refrigeration delivery vehicles throughout North America - Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

U.S. Manufacturing Momentum- The Uncovering of Continuing Challenges

Supply Chain Matters

and North America based manufacturing sourcing resurgence continues but will uncover broader supply chain ecosystem needs or deficiencies. This week, The Wall Street Journal featured a front page article, Companies Tiptoe Back Toward ‘Made in the USA’ (paid subscription required) that reinforces the tenets of our prediction.

Report Indicates Wal-Mart Ratchets Up Pressures on Suppliers to Squeeze Costs

Supply Chain Matters

When a report directly impacting supply chain strategy is featured as a front page article in The Wall Street Journal, we are certainly going to bring it to Supply Chain Matters reader attention. Today’s WSJ report (paid subscription or free metered view) indicates that last month, Wal-Mart began an effort to place increasing pressure on its North America based suppliers to cut the cost of their products.

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Supply Chain Power 50: Best Supply Chain Blogs of 2014

Supply Chain Opz

At the beginning of each year, many supply chain blogs/sites publish the articles about their most popular contents of the year or make the predictions for things that might happen in the coming year.