Tropical Depression Fred making likely comeback as tropical storm

The Supply Chain Journal

On this forecast track, Fred will move across the southeastern Bahamas Thursday, move along or just north of eastern and central Cuba later Thursday and Friday, and be near the Florida Keys and the southern Florida Peninsula on Saturday.

Hurricane Dorian Threatens Supply Chains Needed for Recovery

Kuebix

When Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas as a Category 5 hurricane this past Sunday, it left devastation in its wake. The storm brought with it high winds and extreme flood waters that would rip off roofs and ruin houses. Adding to the destructive nature of the storm was its slow movement up the coast. Instead […]. The post Hurricane Dorian Threatens Supply Chains Needed for Recovery appeared first on Kuebix. Blog News Supply Chain Weather HoS hurricane Logistics weather

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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. This day was the inspiration for a holiday due to the belief that his expedition was the first from Europe to reach the Americas. But we now know […]. This Week in News

FreightWaves Flashback: Whose flag is the most convenient?

The Supply Chain Journal

The most successful of these new entrants has been the Bahamas. The Bahamas thus became an English-speaking alternative to Liberia. Specifically, Exxon will take six vessels out of the Panamanian registry and re-flag either in Liberia or the Bahamas.

Tropical Storm Fred eyes US landfall this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

On the National Hurricane Center’s latest forecast track, Fred’s center should be near or over the island of Hispañiola later Wednesday, move near the Turks and Caicos Islands and the southeastern Bahamas on Thursday and move north of the northern coast of central Cuba on Friday.

Amazon opens first disaster-relief logistics hub

The Supply Chain Journal

Southeast, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and Central America, Amazon said. Amazon.com Inc. NASDAQ:AMZN) said Tuesday it has opened its first facility dedicated to storing and distributing emergency supplies used in supporting disaster-relief efforts.

Reverse thrust: Strauss to remain Amerijet CEO after reconciliation

The Supply Chain Journal

Amerijet started in 1974 with one leased jet flying small cargo and passengers to the Bahamas.

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

Kinaxis

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. states, obvious disruptions to supply chains and supply chain risk management were a given. Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. These ports accounted for 18.3% of U.S. container import shipments and 49.8%

Cargo airline Amerijet dumps CEO Tim Strauss after 1 year

The Supply Chain Journal

and the Bahamas.

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Reshaping disaster-relief logistics: 8 questions for Amazon’s Abe Diaz

The Supply Chain Journal

Southeast, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and Central America. Disaster-relief logistics has followed the same model for ages. Emergency teams assess the supplies they have on hand.

Hot Shots: Fire whirl, train derailments, huge hail and more

The Supply Chain Journal

It’s been drenching part of the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, the Turks and Caicos, the Bahamas, and Cuba the past few days. Every Friday, FreightWaves takes a look at the past week or so in social media, highlighting images in trucking, transportation and weather.

Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2021

Enterra Insights

But “India” the land was not; It was the Bahamas, and it was hot. Instead, on October 12, 1492, he landed in the Bahamas, becoming the first European to explore the Americas since the Vikings established colonies in Greenland and Newfoundland during the 10th century.”[1]

Accelerate Digitisation in the Supply Chain – Leveraging a Data-driven Approach to Optimisation – LogiSYM August 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

Their key customers include MTN Group, Ooredoo Group, Zain Group, GoSoft Thailand (7Eleven), Ericsson, CSG APAC and Aliv Bahamas to name a few.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities.

Worst Labor Day hurricanes in US history

The Supply Chain Journal

With winds between 96 and 110 mph (Category 2), the hurricane passed between Miami and Bimini, Bahamas, making landfall near West Palm Beach, Florida, on Labor Day (Sept. Hurricanes have cast a tragic pall over a number of Labor Day weekends the past several decades.

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. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button.

Hot Shots: Best freight-related social posts of the week

The Supply Chain Journal

The flight was headed for the Bahamas on Memorial Day. Every Friday, FreightWaves takes a look back at the week in social media, highlighting trucking, transportation and weather.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue. Learn more about: How data, advanced analytics and optimization technology combine to give your company the adaptability it needs in challenging markets.

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. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for Global Trade Management.

Case closed: How drug ring hid $1B worth of coke on a single ship

The Supply Chain Journal

The cocaine load was bound for Europe but before the ship could head back across the Atlantic, it had to call in Peru, then head south to Chile, where it turned north and went back through the canal, calling after that in the Bahamas and Philadelphia. The U.S.

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If You Can’t Stand the Fire, then Tame It: Chef José Andrés and Supply Chain Management

Elementum

His ThinkFoodGroup has more than 30 restaurants spread across the US and the Bahamas, and he’s received countless awards including several Michelin stars. Tl;dr José Andrés is most famous for his acclaimed, Michelin star restaurants.

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. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

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. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

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. Robinson whitepaper can help companies decide, set reasonable expectations for what outsourcing can contribute to their organisation, and how much of a role a company will need to play to achieve the successful business outcome they seek. About C.H. Robinson. Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains.

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. Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

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. Gemeinsam mit Supply Chain Movement hat Amber Road eine Checkliste entwickelt: Testen Sie Ihr Global Trade Management! Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Want your own farm? This one comes in a shipping container

The Supply Chain Journal

Eeden Farms provides fresh produce to residents of Nassau in the Bahamas, fighting food insecurity. Shipping containers haul food, sure. But increasingly, they grow it, too.

Taking Risks that Pay Off

JDA software

Thomas, Bahamas and Jamaica! Jen Colley is a senior solution architect at JDA and has been on both sides of the fence – working at a retailer and now at JDA, working closely with customers to get their category management deployments up and running. She shares with us how some of her biggest risks have been the best decisions in her life, and how she prioritizes her family while juggling a demanding travel schedule. Jen and her family.

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. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Here, a number of leading companies show that it is possible to take a structural and creative approach to talent development.

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. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

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. Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

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. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise.

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.

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. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers.

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.