Global Luxury Management “Lifestyle” brands require push supply chain design customization

Supply Chain View from the Field

Such brands may ship small runs of five bags, gowns, or shoes that cost thousands of dollars, whereas typical apparel products are produced in volumes of hundreds of thousands going to low cost retailers. Analytics BRIC Supply Chain China Supply Chain Corporate Social Responsibility Customer Relationship Management Design for Supply Chain Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Global Supply Chain Luxury Brands Supply Chain Management

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

In particular, the focal BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) represent major targets for expansion, but with them come a host of new problem that enterprises have little to no experience in dealing with in terms of logistics capabilities. The globalization of organizational supply chains will continue to expand, as organizations seek growth markets in the BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India, and China. 2013 has certainly been an interesting year!

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptions that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. BRICS summit.

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

NC State SCRC

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. The DC ships 220M units annually, with a total of 213,000 inline SKU’s.

Hanjin Bankruptcy Demonstrates Fragility of Ocean Freight Market Prior to “Black November”

NC State SCRC

The recent bankruptcy announcement of Hanjin, a major shipping line, on the Friday before the last Labor Day long weekend, was a shock to everyone working in the global logistics shipping industry. Many ship builders and ocean carriers overextended themselves while the economy was growing, and these expectations resulted in a huge amount of investment that has resulted in too many ships and carriers competing for too little cargo.

Nike Learns to Mass Customize Shoes While Near-Shoring

NC State SCRC

For example, one was the elite sock, where a printer is run over a tube sock, which prints a number, initials, colors and in 5 minutes is shipped in a box to a consumer. BRIC Supply Chain Change Management China Supply Chain Design for Supply Chain Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Global Distribution Global Supply Chain Innovation in the Supply Chain Luxury Brands Retail Logistics Supply Chain Quality

UPS Executive Shares Insights on Total Cost of Ownership in the Electronics Supply Chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

In this case, the context was an annual bid and quote negotiation they had to do with electronic manufacturers who wanted to ship products from the factories in Asia to the US. BRIC Supply Chain Global Distribution Global Supply Chain Inventory Management Retail Logistics Strategic Cost Management Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Strategy Supply Chain Systems Ken Torok came to my class on Monday evening, and provided a delightful discussion on total cost of ownership.

What does the global trade chess board look like lately ?

NC State SCRC

While many people think there are “free trade” for agreements like NAFTA that make it easy to ship across borders, think again!

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptors that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. BRICS summit.

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Growing the logistics network means building partnerships with the right people

Supply Chain View from the Field

Large BRIC country governments have recognized their power in the channel, and have raised the stakes for import and export requirements and regulation. BRIC countries all have significant import challenges. This involves direct shipping of products to distributors, which allows you to generate savings. It is costing you money to unload a container, so the idea is NOT to touch it, and to ship it directly to the distributors.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Derek Panchyshyn!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There was no such thing as supply chain in my consciousness early in my career – I was only vaguely aware of functions such as planning, production control, procurement, shipping and receiving. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Derek Panchyshyn.

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Made in America: What it Means to the Country

Cerasis

Just the shipping by boat contributes five percent of world pollution. Among the BRIC nations, manufacturing executives expressed optimism for only China and India by 2020. You probably know that imported products are cheaper.

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

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Freight In The Year Of The Monkey

Freightos

Chinese carriers are increasingly using these platforms to consolidate LTL loads, driving more effective shipping. Given China’s fragmented trucking market and heavily tolled road infrastructure, platforms introducing more cost-effective shipping should become even more popular.