Guest Commentary: P.O. Management Programs – Know Pain, Know Gain!

Talking Logistics

Besides providing fast, thorough answers to customers, today’s ERP, cloud-based SaaS, or 3PL-operated systems enable companies to manage the order lifecycle, control information and cargo flows, and reduce the total cost of goods. Thanks to route optimization, order speed from vendor ship date to DC delivery aligns with demand. Inconsistent supplier participation levels impact expected order and cargo volumes under management.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

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Air: In 2016, a new air transport agreement was implemented between the US and Mexico allowing for increased market access for passenger and cargo airlines between the two nations. began shipping cargo to select international destinations.

Amazon’s Mexican Aspirations

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This will increase the value in which goods can be shipped before duties and taxes are assessed. In addition, it is likely Amazon will take advantage of services provided by Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.

Asian imports turn up the heat for vans on the West Coast

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Expect the seasonal pressure to continue through much of November, as a massive typhoon in Hong Kong caused scheduling delays on inbound ships at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the arrival point for 49% of Asian imports. to Chicago , Dallas , Phoenix , and Denver.

This Week in Logistics News (February 11-15, 2019)

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As reported by Transport Topics : The decision to cease operations came after absorbing two years of significant losses, according to Vincent Colistra, senior managing director at Phoenix Management Services and chief restructuring officer for the trucking company. “We