ToolsGroup Names David Barton General Manager of North America


BOSTON (May 13, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, announced today that David Barton has joined ToolsGroup as the new general manager of North America. Barton will work from ToolsGroup’s Boston headquarters. “I’m

Tive Attending Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston


We are excited to announce that Tive will be attending the Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston, April 11th to 14th. The largest coffee event in North America, the Specialty Coffee Expo attracts more than 13,000 attendees from more than 75 countries every year. Events Tive Boston

Supply Chain Movement 20 – Trends & Consulting

Supply Chain Movement

At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. 12 | Profile Hans Willems, Vice President Supply Chain Europe, Boston Scientific. Contents Supply Chain Movement 20 – 2016 Q1. Publishing date: 26 February 2016.

Supply chain gender gap the topic of focus at MIT event


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.

Three Tough Headlines: What Can We Learn?

Supply Chain Shaman

My travels this week took me to California and Boston. Three weeks is substantial and may tip the hand to reshore more manufacturing into North America. Today is a rainy day in Philadelphia. I am recovering from bronchitis. I am reflective as the rain sheets down my window.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?


In addition, per the Boston Consulting Group, manufacturing in Mexico is about 4 percent cheaper now than in China — compared to being 6 percent more expensive over a decade ago. Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right.

This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Here are some comments from Bradley Jacobs, chairman and chief executive officer of XPO Logistics, from the press release: “Our opportunistic acquisition of Con-way will make XPO the second largest provider of less-than-truckload transportation in North America, a $35 billion market.

Intermodal Appeal Grows as Truckload Capacity Tightens

DAT Solutions

Prince believes ELDs extend the single-driver transit time for a run from Bakersfield, CA, to Boston from a pre-ELD average of 101 hours to at least 145 hours. He currently edits the Intermodal Association of North America’s Insights magazine.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

University of North Texas. Charlie Wilgus @Lucas_Group Charlie Wilgus is the General Manager of the Manufacturing & Supply Chain Executive Search Division at Lucas , North America’s premier executive search firm.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The End of Made In China Manufacturing


Six of the 10 are in Asia, while several others are in North America and eastern Europe. The phrase “Made in China” embodies cheap labor, the outsourcing of American manufacturing jobs, and China’s transformation into one of the world’s economic superpowers.

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Van Rates and Volumes Slip From Seasonal Peak

DAT Solutions

The average rate on the lane from Philadelphia to Boston rose 10¢ to $3.20 per mile, and if you can find a load back from Boston to Allentown , PA, the average rate was up $1.73 Van rates fell 3¢ last week, from a rare early November peak.

Vernors – “It’s What We Drink Around Here”

3PL Insights

Since 1933, Vernors has been a part of Texas-based Dr Pepper Snapple Group , which is an integrated beverage business that markets more than 50 drink brands throughout North America. Pair Vernors with vanilla ice cream to create the Boston Cooler – a popular desert beverage.

Musk's Electric-Car Vision Doubted by Major Auto-Parts Suppliers

Material Handling & Logistics

Executives at five of the 25 biggest suppliers to automakers in North America have all downplayed this month expectations for electric-vehicle sales.

Made in America Gifts For the Holidays

Material Handling & Logistics

Well, according to The Boston Consulting Group companies can only charge about 5% more for products made in the United States. . Pyrex sold in the United States is made of tempered soda-lime glass; outside of North America, the costlier borosilicate is still used.