Logistics Services Providers Shift Investment Focus Outside BRIC Markets

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The emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China that make up the ‘BRIC’ acronym continue to forge ahead. In particular China and India, with annual economic growth rates many multiples ahead of North America and Europe.


Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium


The DC serves as the hub for Nike’s global e-commerce business, and orders taken from Nike.com are shipped to consumers all over the world from this DC, including North America.

Supplier Financial Health: Don’t Wait for the Worst, Reach out and Talk!

Supply Chain View from the Field

Across multiple industries, suppliers in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America all experienced a sudden drop in volume, leading to a uniform financial threat and risk of default. BRIC Supply Chain Procure to Pay Strategic Sourcing Supplier Relationship Management Supply Chain Management Supply chain Relationships Supply Chain Risk Working Capital Management

Random thoughts on “close-to-home-shoring” based on my travels last week…

Supply Chain View from the Field

And their buildings don’t tend to collapse suddenly due to cheap construction… Random thoughts perhaps… but even I’m able to start connecting the dots… BRIC Supply Chain Contract Management Global Supply Chain Supplier Relationship Management Supply Chain Management Supply chain Relationships

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Derek Panchyshyn, SVP at ATX Networks!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Again this involved EMC but under my leadership (and working with a great team) we transitioned all of their business with Celestica at the time from North America and Europe to Asia; costs got better, availability got better, and quality got better. Subscribe Here! Email Address.


Rapid Change is Driving the Automotive Industry – Part I

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In fact, we joke that BRIC should actually mean Better Rail Infrastructure and Customs. In North America it’s linking with Canada and Mexico. The car makers are waiting for more real investment from the global logistics service providers (LSPs) to become world class in the BRIC countries and emerging markets. The BRIC countries and the other markets are slightly less mature markets.