How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

The Network Effect

This creates an increase in North American imports and weaker export activity. European companies gain in selling products into North America. Intermodal rail will continue to grow in North America and put pressure on an already crowded rail system.

Rethink your Business Strategy by Rethinking Your Supply Chain

CH Robinson Transportfolio

When I talk to worldwide businesses in Asia, Oceania, North America, or anywhere else, their chief concern is always the same: how do we meet our customers where they are to get them the products and services they want, all while keeping our own business strategy central?

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?


Mexican government sources cite competitive advantages such as a stable currency exchange rate, advantageous regulatory conditions for trading, and highway and rail accessibility with over 150 international harbors.

This Week in Logistics News (May 4-8, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Borderfree manages all aspects of the international shopping experience, including site localization, multi-currency pricing, payment processing, fraud management, landed cost calculation, customs clearance and brokerage and global logistics services. Ever get a song stuck in your head?

Leveraging Big Data in Marketing

Enterra Insights

Steve Jones, Head of Insights & Data at Capgemini North America, explains, “The first step towards success when it comes to using big data to adapt to your competitors is to gather as much intelligence as possible. ” Mathews concludes, “The currency of it all, so to speak, is data. When talking about big data, the modifier “big” could just as easily apply to its effect on business as it does to the amount of data being collected.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The End of Made In China Manufacturing


BCG’s Global Manufacturing Cost-Competitiveness Index has tracked changes in production costs over the past decade on the basis of wages, productivity growth, energy costs, and currency exchange rates – four direct economic drivers of manufacturing competitiveness.

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Supplier Financial Health: Don’t Wait for the Worst, Reach out and Talk!

Supply Chain View from the Field

Across multiple industries, suppliers in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America all experienced a sudden drop in volume, leading to a uniform financial threat and risk of default. This is particularly of concern in emerging countries, where major shifts in economic conditions bank lending rates, or currency issues increase the likelihood of supplier bankruptcy.

Highlights from 3Gtms Innovate 2018 User Conference

Talking Logistics

multi-currency, multi-UOM rating improvements, and date/time zone management). In his presentation, Bob Weist, Vice President, North America Transportation at Crowley, said, “Our partnership with 3Gtms is the only IT software project I’ve been a part of where the software worked as designed on initial implementation.” Does the market need yet another transportation management system (TMS)?

January Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This month, we highlight five key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America. exports for 2016, due to improving global economic conditions and a moderate softening of the dollar against other currencies.

A vision for a transparent global Rare Earth Element system using blockchain technology


There are currently mines in Europe, Australia, Africa and North America at the feasibility study stage (the final stage of pre-production, that determines whether to develop a mine), with some –– such as the Nolans Bore mine in Australia –– set to be operational within the next three years.

This Week in Logistics News (January 23-27, 2017)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Information Services Inc. Will he declare China a currency manipulator? I was tempted to title today’s post “This Week in Trump News,” considering all of the actions he took this week that have supply chain and logistics implications.