Will Cuba be the Next Major Transportation Hub?

PLS Logistics

Cuba does have the potential to act as a transshipment hub for US cargo, in a similar way to how Freeport, Bahamas does now,” said Drewry. For cargo shipping, focus is on the Cuban port, Container Terminal Mariel (TC Mariel) which opened in January 2014.

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Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Joe Cannata With Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful storm to threaten the Atlantic Coast in over 10 years that has already brought severe damage to Haiti, the Bahamas and several Southeastern U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (September 27 – October 3)

Logistics Viewpoints

On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus’ expedition from Spain reached what is believed to be the Bahamas. Happy October, the month of Octoberfest, Halloween, and Columbus Day.

Peak Holiday Season Surge- The Final Crunch Begins

Supply Chain Matters

owner of Ann Taylor, Chico’s, Lululemon Athletica, Perry Ellis International, Tommy Bahama and others not only for positioning holiday inventory but upcoming January inventories as well. It is Friday, December 19 and the peak holiday surge of in-store and online customer fulfillment is just a two business days and hours away and the final crunch is underway.

Hurricane Harvey & Irma's Threat on the Product Economy

Elementum

In the Bahamas, meanwhile, the extent of damage remains unavailable. As we reel from Hurricane Harvey and are still struggling to survive Hurricane Irma, here is how companies have been effected so far.

The Cost of Disaster

Elementum

For instance, Hurricane Harvey impacted nearly 10 percent of the trucking industry for two weeks and prompted several ports and businesses in the region to shut down, consequently forcing the mass rerouting of cargo to places as far as the Bahamas and Mexico. Natural disasters continue to dominate headlines worldwide and are only likely to increase in prevalence in years to come. Last year marked the costliest on record for natural disasters in the United States.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Hurricane Harvey Updates

Elementum

This has alerted shipping lines and prompted some to entertain rerouting cargo to New Orleans and Alabama, and even as far away as the Bahamas and Mexico. The rain has stopped in Houston, Texas, but the traumatic conditions left by Tropical Storm Harvey have not yet cleared.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. In the global fashion and luxury goods market, ever-higher customer expectations, combined with demographic and economic shifts, are making it increasingly difficult to predict consumer behaviour and plan accordingly.

Hurricane Irma Updates

Elementum

Six islands in the Bahamas were ordered to evacuate to Nassau, while a state of emergency was also declared in the US Virgin Islands. Cuba, the Bahamas, and the Turks & Caicos islands may see the storm hit on late on Friday, September 8 or early on Saturday, September 9.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Better decision-making processes. The business complexity is increasing all the time due to globalisation, big data and dynamic interdependences. It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

Manufacturing Pulse Report 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. The manufacturing sector is in the midst of a period of great change. Driven by a desire to get closer to end customers, many are now looking at selling directly to shoppers, while continuing to serve their traditional B2B channels.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.