The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality


And whether you realize it or not, the garment industry supply chain is changing – both for the better and for the worse. Cambodia, China, Taiwan, India – look at the ‘made in’ labels on your clothing and you’re likely to find these popular clothing manufacturing countries. This really speaks to the heart of the issue – global supply chain visibility and transparency. General News Supply chain management Supply chain risk management Supply chain risk

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Medical supply shortages are being reported across the U.S. Tariffs were placed on medical supplies from China in 2018 and only lifted in March of this year because of the pandemic. Other countries including South Korea, India, and Taiwan, as well, are blocking exports of medical supplies to save them for their own citizens, leaving the U.S. Air Cargo Asia Pacific China Supply chain risks Trade Globalization Medical Supplies

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An Air Charter Solution for Teradyne in a Time of Disruption

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Teradyne has always had a strong approach to managing their supply chain. Robinson is proud to act as an extension of their team—identifying new and innovative ways to improve their supply chain and helping implement changes that have made a real impact on their business.

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

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. With dynamic product lines (more than 8,000 styles of boots, shirts, jeans and more), the company requires flexibility in how it operates throughout the supply chain, and HighJump’s solution helps to improve order accuracy and efficiency from top to bottom.

The Industrial Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis

Logistics Bureau

Since then, the impact on manufacturing and global supply chains, across multiple industry sectors, has been significant. The IMF’s Gopinath joins other economists and analysts in identifying a number of industries they believe will bear the brunt of supply chain upheavals caused by the epidemic, which has now spread to 115 countries and killed more than 4,000 people. Any stutter in the supply chain, therefore, has a potentially harmful effect on public health.

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The need to know


US, Taiwan seek 'like-minded' democracies in supply chain shift from China. curbs on Chinese chipmaker SMIC could rattle supply chains. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

How to Handle Logistics During Chinese New Year

Material Handling and Logistics

Provide a forecast of your expected cargo to your shipper’s representative. The rates are slightly higher but this measure will keep your supply chain running. . Taiwan – CNY – February 15-20. “By implementing a few critical steps in advance of the holiday, shippers can avoid unnecessary bottlenecks and continue business with little or no interruption,” says Frank Guenzerodt, CEO of Dachser USA.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 30 – October 4, 2013)

Talking Logistics

While the stalemate continues in Washington, things keep moving forward in the world of supply chain and logistics. Robinson Strengthens Anti-Cargo Theft Strategy. Citi fined $30 million for leaking Apple iPhone supply chain data ( CNNMoney ). ” It would be the supply chain software equivalent of Taco Bell’s Chulapa Supreme. Energy is playing a more strategic role in supply chain management, and natural gas is a big part of the story.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: US CBP suspends GTX.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. bound maritime cargo containers be limited to high-risk trade lanes. Ahern discussed the progress CBP has made in implementing its various supply chain security programs, but he pointed out that these efforts are focused on the ocean environment and that there are other areas that need to be addressed as well. I am not in lock step with Dr. Flynn’s position or recommendations for supply chain security.

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Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

Hanjin's exit strands 89 ships worldwide containing some $14 billion worth of cargo, much of which was headed to the U.S. In addition to the profound -- and sometimes tragic -- impact of these storms on local residents, major weather events often cause delays and frustrations for supply chain managers. All of this seasonal freight and supply chain disruption could drive rates out of the 'complacency' zone.

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COP21 – Freight and Climate Change


A quick check showed that shipping the TV from Taiwan to Nashville (ocean & trucking) led to about 6.7 International shipping share of global GHG emissions: 2.5% (cargo ships are 67% of the world’s fleet). To reduce emissions, forwarders are measuring, benchmarking and streamlining freight supply chain operations. This Black Friday Shawn Simms was first in line at Best Buy in Nashville, TN to bag a Thanksgiving bargain – a Toshiba HDTV for $149.99.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector


Land challenges for Hong Kong’s Logistics sector were the key topics discussed at the recent Leadership Luncheon gathering of Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP). Hong Kong’s critical mass of cargo and extensive air-and-ocean connectivity enable the network-effect that empowers its enviable leadership as the leading Regional Distribution Centre serving the whole of the Asia region.

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