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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Supply chain industry executives are split sharply about how Mexico will fare if it is able to agree with the United States and Canada on terms to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. .

It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without Logistics

Enterra Insights

Cupid gets the credit for the holiday, but really Valentine’s Day is the work of logistics and supply chain.” The Flower Supply Chain. Ricaurte notes, “Every February, shoppers depend on farmers in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica for a universal token of love and affection – fresh cut flowers.” ” The Candy Supply Chain. Today is Valentine’s Day.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Networked Supply Chains Require Better Visibility. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. The ability to real time monitor the status of goods requires a combination of container based technology, back-end business applications and an extended network of logistics fulfillment partners.

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The Journey of One Banana! A Supply Chain in Motion! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The complexity of planning, transportation, collaboration, time and labor that went into the supply chain of that banana?—?being This is: The Journey of your Banana: A Supply Chain in Motion. The global banana supply chain is a complicated one, dependent on multiple moving parts and the collaboration of multiple parties. But, without the initial farming/production of the banana, the rest of the supply chain would be redundant.

This Week in Logistics News (August 28 – September 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

August is usually a quiet month for supply chain and logistics news, but not this year, especially the past couple of weeks. LevaData to Transform Strategic Sourcing for Global Procurement and Supply Chain Leaders. UK government announces funding for truck platooning trials (Automotive Logistics). TSA reviewing cargo screening, concerned about terror vulnerabilities (CNN). The same is true for supply chains.