36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

In 2017, Smith & Nephew expanded its use of business network and cloud-based applications to support a centralized, efficient procurement process for managing spending from end to end. In 2017, the company gained bonded status for its Bajio Logistics Center in Mexico, enabling customers to store cargo securely without immediately paying duty and taxes. The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day.

What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Accordingly, significant volumes of ocean cargo shifted to earlier sailings than normal, disrupting typical volume trends in the third and fourth quarters of 2018. In fact, JOC.com sites many Southeast Asia countries—including India, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia—have significantly grown their imports into the United States, anywhere from 13-37% compared to last year. Procure enough capacity.