Bristlecone’s IoE solutions enables connected assets in supply chain operations for Mahindra North America (MUSA)

Bristlecone

The post Bristlecone’s IoE solutions enables connected assets in supply chain operations for Mahindra North America (MUSA) appeared first on Bristlecone.

A Tipping Point?

Supply Chain Shaman

The merged company will be the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth in the world. The goal is to drive organic growth in North American and global expansion by combining Kraft’s brands with Heinz’s international platform.

Bonus: Top 11 thru 20 Most Popular Manufacturing Blog Posts

Cerasis

Yesterday we had said we concluded our most popular blog posts by category for the blog posts written from our major categories for 2014. We featured out of our 200 plus blog posts in 2014, over 50 blog posts in the manufacturing category. Read the Full Blog Post.

The 11 Most Popular Blog Posts on Business in 2014

Cerasis

Today we continue our “Top Blog Posts” series, after covering the top posts in manufacturing , supply chain , logistics , and transportation so far, by bringing you a subject all of us must focus on: Business. Top 11 Most Popular Blog Posts on Business in 2014 by Page View.

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. Blogging also allows both business people and educators to reflect and stimulate opinions.

The Top 7 Most Popular 3PL Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We continue our series on the most popular blog posts of 2014 in each of our main categories with our very first post of 2014 by featuring another area important to Cerasis and the industry: third party logistics. The Most Popular Blog Posts in the 3PL Category By Pageviews for 2014.

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Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America

Freightera

Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. The exception may be North America, where Frost & Sullivan predicts that it will be shared by several leading solutions.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace

Freightera

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. The post Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace appeared first on Freightera Blog.

The Talks of NAFTA, What's Going On?

PLS Logistics

The discussion of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has been popular the month of January with officials from the US, Mexico. Ever since President Trump made the announcement that NAFTA was the "worst trade deal the US has ever signed" during his 2016 election race, tensions have been high in North America because of uncertainty.

A Baker’s Dozen of Killer Blog Posts

BluJay Solutions

The Kewill blog really took off last year, covering everything from the controversy over new electronic log regulations for truckers to the logistics of international disaster relief. In no particular order, here is a baker’s dozen of our best blog posts from 2015.

Logistics of Love: Journey of the Rose

PLS Logistics

Logistics Transportation Blog Trucking Third Party Logistics North America export customs import flowers warehousing Roses Valentines Day Valentine Love perishableWhen you picture Valentine’s Day in your mind, what do you see? Chocolates, hearts, giant stuffed teddy bears, and "lovey-dovey" cards. But isn’t there something that is even more common on that day? Yes, flowers! But not just any flower, roses, vibrant red roses.

How Supply Chain Planning Can Create Profit in a Declining Market

ToolsGroup

It bought its main rivals to become North America’s largest fine paper manufacturer. [1] Blog S&OP Supply Chain Planning FeaturedWhen a business finds itself in a declining market, failing to stay in lock step with customer demand poses an existential threat.

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. However, this would be an economic mistake for North America. While there are some improvements that can be made to NAFTA, it’s on the right track to promoting free trade and driving economic growth for all of North America.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers. However, it does not represent that of North America. As mentioned above, North America’s GTIN is composed of 12 digits. Sign up for our weekly blog summary and newsletter!

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Increased demand and regulations create new challenges for multi-temp carriers

Quintiq

DTI), the logistics affiliate of the largest food redistributor in North America, Dot Foods, delivers less than truckload (LTL) quantities to numerous customers who require smaller, multi-temperature shipments.

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How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

The Network Effect

This creates an increase in North American imports and weaker export activity. European companies gain in selling products into North America. Intermodal rail will continue to grow in North America and put pressure on an already crowded rail system. epSos.de/Flickr.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

View all Infosys blogs. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. 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. Blog Roll. Business Assurance: Supply Chain Blogs.

Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability

Logistics Viewpoints

Celadon Trucking is one of the 20 largest truckload carriers in North America. The post Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives.

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. 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

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.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers. However, it does not represent that of North America. As mentioned above, North America’s GTIN is composed of 12 digits. Sign up for our weekly blog summary and newsletter!

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Top 12 logistics influencers on Twitter

Quintiq

Morai Logistics is a renowned 3PL in North America and Mexico that tweets eye-catching infographics, enlightening blog posts and the latest news in logistics and supply chain. They’re great social media engagers and have guest-blogged for us on the Quintiq blog.

Supply chain gender gap the topic of focus at MIT event

Kinaxis

The two-day event brought together 60+ women and men from 27 companies across North America to discuss topics in four areas related to women in supply chain: balance, filling the talent gap, mentorship, sponsorship & networking, and leading global teams.

How a digital transformation can maximize the value of your meat supply chain

Quintiq

Beef, poultry and pork producers from Europe and North America all share a similar challenge: how to get the most value out of an animal. The post How a digital transformation can maximize the value of your meat supply chain appeared first on Quintiq Blog.

On-demand Warehousing Quarterly Pricing and Usage Report

FLEXE

The information in this report is based on data from our marketplace, which consists of more than 400 warehouse partners across North America. The post On-demand Warehousing Quarterly Pricing and Usage Report appeared first on FLEXE Blog. Blog on-demand proactive

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

The answer lays ahead… In this blog, I share insights on current results. The race for excellence will be won on other continents than North America and mainland Europe. …I hope that this exuberance spills over to North America to rethink the port systems.

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Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. Expect tight capacity across North America. If you have some tips and tricks on hurricane triage, please share in the comments on the blog. This morning the Washington Post rang.

Arriving Just in Time – Advanced Transportation Logistics Scheduling

Supply Chain Collaborator

These three headlines from Transport Topics and Food Shippers of America magazine tell the story of one of the most important challenges facing shippers in North America leading into 2018. “Spot Market Freight Indices Continue Surge to Three-Year Highs”.

The Long Tail of the Supply Chain: Part 2 - Pareto is Dead

ToolsGroup

In last week’s blog , Lora Cecere emphasized the need to forego traditional forecasting and replenishment strategies in the long tail. Pat Smith, Vice President of ToolsGroup North America, then illustrated the growth of the long tail and drove home how to combat the challenges posed by it.

Selecting a 3PL – 8 Things the Great 3PLs Do

The Logistics of Logistics

Joe Lynch is the General Manager of Rock Solid Business Solutions, which specializes in over the road transportation in North America. Joe shares his insights on his blog, “The Logistics of Logistics”, which is recognized as one of the top logistics and supply chain blogs. Click to register for this free webinar: Selecting a 3PL: 8 Things the Great 3PLs Do (Wednesday, February 12, 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm).

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Has Driverless Supply Chain Planning Already Arrived?

ToolsGroup

For Lennox it was at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Supply Chain Innovation competition , arguably the top supply chain awards in North America.

The emergence of supply chain localization strategies

NC State SCRC

As I’ve said in previous blogs, there is nothing inherently good or bad about technologies – it is about what you can do with them, specifically with your supply chain partners, to achieve greater flow and less friction – that will matter in the end. 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.

Logistics Trends Part 3

BluJay Solutions

In North America this is usually Mexico and in Europe, this could be North Africa. By this I mean the development of consumer markets in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Blog Logistics Service Providers Supply Chain (software) Transportation Management (TMS

Logistics Trends Part 2

BluJay Solutions

Not only are intra-Asian movements much cheaper than those to either Europe or North America but also the global forwarders have far less strength in this segment than they do in Asia-Europe or Asia-US trades. Blog Logistics Service Providers Supply Chain (software) Transportation Management (TMS) VisibilityFirst Trend: Yield Dilution.

A Hierarchy of Needs for Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

In this blog post I take a novel perspective on supply chain systems and their hierarchical needs to reach high service levels. I hope this blog post helps identify the needs of supply chain planning and provides a framework for enabling supply chain processes that achieve high service levels.