How Lot Traceability Can Help Your Business

Unleashed

We see the benefits of it clearly through lot traceability — you can streamline your supply chain and have confidence in all of the steps along the way. Traceability allows a factory to track goods along the distribution chain. Business Tips batch tracking CA Canada inventory tracking NA North America traceability track and traceIf you’re the manager of a manufacturing business , you’ll do whatever it takes to keep a factory running without a hitch.

L’Oreal: A Beautiful Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

In the process of compiling the Supply Chains to Admire report for last year’s Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , the research team at Supply Chain Insights calculated the rate of supply chain improvement of companies by industry for the period of 2006-2013 and 2009-2013.

Trending Transportation Updates: January 2018

PLS Logistics

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How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. Supply chain professionals who want a deeper dive into this title will find a useful overview in Advisory Committee Report on Trade Facilitation Title of USMCA.

This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 1, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: White House to Impose Metal Tariffs on E.U., Canada and Mexico (New York Times). Women Climbing Supply-Chain Ranks Find a Growing Salary Gap (WSJ – sub.

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Why America’s Cheese Capital Is at the Center of Trump’s Trade War

Supply Chain Brain

s largest trading partners, Canada, China, the EU and Mexico, have all targeted the cheese industry with regulations and extra duties and this week raised the stakes, adding more duties as the threat of an all-out trade war grows. Global Supply Chain Management Regulation and Compliance Supply Chain Security & Risk Mgmt. Food & Beverage Global Trade & Economics All Technology Global Trade Management North America Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider

Do You Have a Proactive Supply Chain Design or a Reactive One?

Talking Logistics

Every supply chain has a central purpose, regardless of size or industry: getting materials from their point of origin to the place they’re needed as quickly and inexpensively as possible. Designing a supply chain to accomplish that task isn’t as straightforward as it seems, especially when technology is involved. A smart company pays attention to the way their supply chain operates, and that means working with a proactive design over a reactive one.

Trade Wars Put U.S. Small Business on the Front Line

Supply Chain Brain

relationship with NAFTA countries Canada and Mexico is increasingly tense. In these wars, it's not only large multinational corporations but smaller businesses with supply chains extending into China and other countries that could incur increased tariffs, losses due to pre-contracted prices and investments overseas. Supply chain pros know better than anyone about uncertainty. A Newly Vulnerable Supply Chain. to Canada. North America

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

6 River Systems

Supply chain management is a multi-faceted process with many stakeholders and even more moving parts. New technology aims to make the supply chain more efficient, yet investing in the wrong technology further complicates productivity while hindering profitability.

Tackling Item Complexity

Supply Chain Shaman

Discontinuing products is a struggle with tension between supply chain and marketing functions. The lack of product rationalization results in the long tail of the supply chain with increasing complexity. Personalization. Market microsegmentation. New product launch.

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. Supply chain professionals who want a deeper dive into this title will find a useful overview in Advisory Committee Report on Trade Facilitation Title of USMCA.

US Wants Mexico, Canada to Form Powerhouse to Keep Supply Regional

Material Handling & Logistics

The Trump administration is re-examining a critical component of the free trade pact: the rules of origin, which dictate what percentage of a product must be manufactured in North America. Global Supply Chain NewsBloomberg. read more.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. In this article, we will show you tips from worldwide experts that you can use to streamline your global supply chain operations.

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The emergence of supply chain localization strategies

NC State SCRC

As more and more organizations struggle to deal with the deployment of digital technologies, many are overlooking some of the fundamentals associated with managing supply chains. 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.

Vinyl Record Production Supply Chain Update

Kinaxis

by Kevin McGowan Update on the Vinyl Record Supply Chain. In the 6 months since I wrote that post, the tides have begun to shift in the vinyl record supply chain. I asked him a few questions about their business plan, and their supply chain challenges.

Why More Businesses Are Shipping Intermodal

Supply Chain Link

Intermodal shipping has been on the rise throughout the supply chain industry. With over 145,383 miles of rail throughout North America, intermodal offers capabilities to successfully move freight throughout the span of three countries, encompassing Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Major Trends Impacting the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Ecosystem

Supply Chain View from the Field

The issues supply chain executives face in this environment are significant, but also represent opportunities for those who know and think about how to embrace this complexity. Supply chains have gone from local to global. A single event in the world, such as the Fukashima earthquake, can interrupt the global supply chain for certain products. This is already happening outside of North America and Europe.

Three Tough Headlines: What Can We Learn?

Supply Chain Shaman

I worked with consultants defining a business case for cloud-based supply chain solutions and new vendors looking to use artificial intelligence to solve the problems of master data management. It was not a good week for supply chain leaders.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

GS1 is a neutral and global non-profit organization that develops and maintains supply and demand chain standards across multiple sectors. These product identification forms are vital parts of any supply chain. In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers.

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The India supply chain revolution

Supply Chain Movement

India is on the cusp of a supply chain transformation that may end up being nothing short of a major game changer. This usually leads to a lively discussion as to why companies in India have surprising supply chain configurations. A system of poor supply chain incentives. We spoke to Raj Reddy, supply chain VP at Glenmark Pharmaceuticals. This is the start of what will likely be a profound transformation of supply chain in India.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 26-30, 2018)

Talking Logistics

It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the supply chain and logistics realm, with lots of news related to global trade and technology. Canada, and Mexico. Mexico and Canada Sign Pact to Replace Nafta (WSJ – sub. and Canada.

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ToolsGroup to Showcase Service-Driven Supply Chain Planning at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2019

ToolsGroup

BOSTON (May 8, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, today shared details of its participation in the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, taking place May 13-16 in Phoenix. and Canada.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. Canada.

ParcelPal begins integration on Shopify platform for cannabis delivery

EFT

It provides services manly for merchants in North America in retail and also caters to cannabis sales within Canada. Since recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada at the government-operated websites and private retailer portals powered by Shopify have processed "hundreds of thousands" of orders. . Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: ParcelPal Technology Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Transplace Acquires Canadian 3PL Lakeside Logistics. Mahindra and IBM to Develop Blockchain Solution for Supply Chain Finance. September 2016 North American Freight Numbers.

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AI and the hyper-specialized supply chain

EFT

community in Montreal on September 11, 2018 to address the role Artificial Intelligence (AI) will play in the emerging cognitive supply chain. Tham argues that AI’s real promise lies beyond the four walls of the enterprise through its ability to connect the broader multi-party community of supply chain stakeholders, enabling enhanced trust, data sharing, and collaboration. Nulogy CEO, Jason Tham, addressed the SCALE.AI

This Week in Logistics News (October 1-5, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Now, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: U.S. and Canada Reach Nafta Deal (WSJ – sub. 7 years ago yesterday, my oldest daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 11.

Global Blockchain Market for the Supply Chain Expected to Grow at 87% CAGR Until 2023

EFT

The global blockchain supply chain market is expected to grow from $45 million in 2018 to $3,314.6 An increasing need for supply chain transparency and rising demand for enhanced security of supply chain transactions are major growth factors for the market. Growing need for automating supply chain activities and eliminating middlemen with blockchain in supply chain management would create opportunities for market growth during the forecast period.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

GS1 is a neutral and global non-profit organization that develops and maintains supply and demand chain standards across multiple sectors. These product identification forms are vital parts of any supply chain. In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers.

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What do I need to do to get a drink around here?

Quintiq

How Asia challenges beverage supply chains. If you aren’t familiar with Asia, the unique complexities it piles onto your beverage supply chain are hard to see. It is very different in the south and the north of Thailand. Supply Chain Planning & Optimization

RELEX Helps Farm Boy to Boost Supply Chain Efficiency

RELEX Solutions

Ontario’s fastest growing fresh food retailer today announced that they have gone live with the RELEX supply chain management system helping to offer a superior shopping experience to its customers while reducing food waste. Read PDF. Farm Boy Inc.

Synovos Names Walt Teesdale Senior Vice President of Operations

Synovos

July 9, 2019 – Synovos, the leading independent integrated supply chain management company in the world, announced that Walt Teesdale has been named Senior Vice President of Operations. Synovos is a leading provider of global supply chain management services. RADNOR, Pa.

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.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

3PL Summit & Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum by EyeForTransport Chicago, IL June 16 -18. The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts.

Supply Chain Solutions – Foundation for the Omnichannel Revolution

RELEX Solutions

Bill reported that after talking to many supply chain solution providers at the NRF ‘Big Show’ some recurring themes emerged: quicker and easier end-to-end integration and implementation, big data and machine learning, rising importance of product attribute data, IoT and RFID, low/no training and ease-of-use, and the expansion of solution providers’ footprints blurring the boundaries between solution categories.