How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

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Therefore, world currency changes do affect logistics providers. The post How currency changes are affecting logistics providers appeared first on The Network Effect. Flickr. Note: This post was written by Valerie Bonebrake, SVP Tompkins Int. .

Global Currency Movements Causing More Widespread Industry Supply Chain Concerns

Supply Chain Matters

Today’s front page headline article of The Wall Street Journal, Weaker Euro Ripples Around the World, reflects far deepening foreign currency headwinds for producers whose supply chain costs and operations are weighted in U.S. dollar against major foreign currencies.

Currency in India: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown


Currency in India: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown.Transportfolio. Two of India’s major currency denominations have been withdrawn since November 8. Business Global Transportation Supply Chain Currency Economy India

The Effect of Currency Demonetization on Statistical Forecasting


How does currency demonetization affect statistical forecasting? The post The Effect of Currency Demonetization on Statistical Forecasting appeared first on Supply Chain Link Blog - Arkieva.

Tips for Global Expansion (Part 1)

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There is so much more to global expansion than simply operating with a different currency. Global & Responsive Commerce currency e-commerce global expansion global market taxes

Soft Market in Air and Ocean Freight and Fluctuating Currencies Inhibit the Growth for 3PLs in Third Quarter 2015

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Soft market environment in Air and Ocean freight was one of the major reasons for decline in addition to the currency fluctuations. The 3PL market has declined significantly in the third quarter of 2015. The 3Pl market has also witnessed some major acquisitions during the quarter Conway, whose Menlo divisions revenues have historically been party of this analysis, was acquired By XPO Logistics UTi acquired by DSV Some other relevant acquisitions which happened during the […

What Do World Currency Changes Mean to Logistics Providers?

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The post What Do World Currency Changes Mean to Logistics Providers? In the past year, the US Dollar, the Euro, the Pound, the Canadian Dollar, and the Peso, to name a few, have had significant fluctuations across the board. appeared first on Tompkins International. Blog 3PL Economy Logistics Service Providers

Supply Chain News on After Decades as Procurement Bad Guy, GM Changing its Heavy Handed Ways a Bit

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Some Suppliers will be Able to Negotiate in Mid Contract as Material Costs, Currency Values Change

Infographic: The “Made in China Era” Coming to an End?

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This inforgraphic is about how the manufacturing costs in China are increasing due to for example changes in wage costs and stronger growth of the Chinese currency. Visuals Apple China chinese currency chinese wages made in china Manufacturing pepperdine university United States Wal-Mart

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Oracle Reports Fiscal Q3 Financial Performance with an Emphasis on Cloud Adoption

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Enterprise software and technology provider Oracle reported fiscal Q3 financial results this week and the headline was increased growth in cloud based revenues and customer pipeline amidst continued currency headwinds. dollars and up 1 percent in constant currency. Financial highlights of the quarter included: Total Revenues of $9.0 billion, down 3 percent in U.S. Operating […].

This Week in Logistics News (July 11 – 17)

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The economics studies in which I have engaged over the years have always highlighted the ways in which economic activity (production, supply chain, services) impacts financial factors such as stock markets and currency values.

7 Avoidable Data Errors in Your Supply Chain Data

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Currency. You’ll need currency conversions at sales points, but you’ll also benefit from accurate currency conversions at your assessment and planning levels. For example, tracking revenue in each location’s currency helps you to assess those values within that market context.

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An optimist’s view of Blockchain in supply chain: Learnings from Bitcoin

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Aside from the few countries that have banned the use of Bitcoin, its appeal is universal as you don’t need to continually exchange it into different currencies as the money crosses borders, making transactions frictionless and eliminating fees.

What is Blockchain Technology Worth to Your Supply Chain?


The use of digital assets as an alternative to conventional currencies has garnered praise and recognition for its secure and speedy protocols. While the infrastructural flexibility of crypto currencies is yet to stand the test of time, block chains, the underlying technology for crypto currencies is truly a revolutionary step in the field of technology. With the advent of Bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm.

Enterprise Software Suppliers Exhibit Mixed Results in Q1 2016

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We track the revenues of fifteen prominent publicly traded enterprise software companies and translate financial results reported in foreign currencies to US dollars using an average exchange rate for the given reporting period. ARC Advisory Group ( monitors and analyzes the enterprise software market on a quarterly basis.

Report of a Building Glut of Scrap and Recycled Materials in the United States

Supply Chain Matters

dollar in relation to other foreign currencies. Of late, Supply Chain Matters has highlighted new industry supply chain challenges related the current high value of the U.S. That challenge now extends to the flow of recycled materials emanating from the United States to other geographic regions. The Wall Street Journal reports that for sellers of […].

How to Hedge Against a Greece-Like Crisis

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However, what companies can expect is instability in some form or other, such as volatile prices and fluctuating currency values within the Eurozone and beyond. No one knows for sure how Greece’s financial crisis will impact the global economy over the long-haul.

World’s Largest 3PLs Off to a Weak Start in Fiscal Year 2015

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The 3PL market has shown negative growth in the first quarter of 2015 mainly because of the declining reporting currency of the 3PLs. Below is the list of y-o-y comparison of various currencies in which the 3PLs report their revenues Reporting Currency Y-O-Y Decline % Euro -17.6% Danish Krone -17.4% South Korean Won -2.6% […]. Logistics Service Providers 3PL Revenues

Enterprise Software Market Growth Hindered by Strong Dollar, Transition to SaaS

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We track the revenues of fifteen prominent publicly traded enterprise software companies and translate financial results reported in foreign currencies to US dollars using an average exchange rate for the given reporting period. ARC Advisory Group ( monitors and analyzes the enterprise software market on a quarterly basis.

Lost in Translation-Incorporating Consumer Demand into your Supply Chain

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A few years ago, a news report came out of China stating that they were going to put an end to pegging the renminbi (China’s domestic currency) against the U.S. This was a long awaited announcement that completely shocked the global currency markets sparking massive trades out of the U.S.

Download Resilinc's Brexit Global Supply Chain Impact Analysis Whitepaper


Better known as “Brexit”, the move sent a shock wave through global financial and currency markets. On June 24 th 2016, citizens of the United Kingdom voted and passed a referendum to leave the European Union.

Report of a Different Focus for General Motors in Supplier Management Relationships

Supply Chain Matters

These suppliers are currently challenged with the effects of a volatile foreign currency environment causing rising material and labor […]. The Wall Street Journal has reported that General Motors will allow 400 U.S. and Canada based component suppliers for GM vehicles being produced in Brazil and Mexico to be able to periodically renegotiate their supply contracts.

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Supply Chain Scholars, it is Time to Matter in Today’s Debates!

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Journal rankings, h indices and citation counts have become the currencies of SCM scholars. But is this really what we should focus on? What about taking part in public debates? Indeed, SCM scholars have a lot of knowledge about the context of global business, including knowledge about social practices in low-cost countries, the pros and cons of outsourcing, and CO 2 emissions in end-to-end networks. So, we have a lot to say that matters beyond academia!

Top 10 Reasons Why Santa Has The Best Supply Chain

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5 One currency for every country. by Bill DuBois Since the Holiday season is upon us, what better way to celebrate than with a top 10 list, which I hope will put everyone in a festive mood! Here is the ‘Top 10 Reasons Why Santa Has the Best Supply Chain. #1 1 No ERP system, just a list.

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Tips for Global Expansion (Part 2)

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There is so much more to global expansion than simply operating with a different currency. No two countries are alike, and no matter how similar certain countries might seem, there is no magic bullet for supply chain solutions that will work across the board.

Moving Forward with Blockchain in the Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

The digital currency called Bitcoin has been in the news recently as its value has skyrocketed to over $6,500 per coin, with speculators pouring money into exchanges hoping to make an easy profit.

More Clear Signs of Turmoil and Changes for CPG Producers and Their Supply Chains

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These implications relate to ongoing merger and acquisition developments and the continuing effects of foreign currency headwinds, which are negatively affecting U.S. The turmoil among consumer product goods focused supply chains promises to increase with the implication of today’s business media headlines concerning Nestle and Unilever.

Bitcoin: A New Supply Chain Operating System?

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But I read an article in this weekend’s Wall Street Journal – The Revolutionary Power of Digital Currency by Michael J. Already, hundreds of specialized apps are being built on top of the digital-currency blockchain software, which is seen in this context as a kind of base operating system.”.

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Is Your Supply Chain a Growth Engine?

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Hanifan says speed is the currency of the future. by Alexa Cheater We recently had the chance to sit down with Gary Hanifan, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy, to discuss all things supply chain.

Blockchain 101: What You Need to Know


It is most widely used in the currency’s public ledger of cryptocurrencies. Based on a Bitcoin protocol, it contains every transaction executed in the currency.

Making the Right Risk Decisions to Strengthen Operations Performance

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As globally operating organisations, they are exposed to high risk scenarios ranging from controllable risks, such as raw material price fluctuation, currency fluctuation, market changes or fuel price volatility, to uncontrollable ones such as natural disasters

Major Blockchain Solution to Speed Global Payments

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Solution powered by IBM Blockchain in partnership with and KlickEx Group, collaboration with banking leaders to accelerate financial exchange and settlement across currency corridors

Logistics Trend Radar 2014

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Trend research helps academics and managers to discover topics that are interesting and important alike. DHL has now published the 2014 edition of its Logistics Trends Radar.

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