Japan and Ecuador Earthquakes: Supply Chain Lessons from Past Disasters

Talking Logistics

The recent earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador are a sad reminder of how deadly natural disasters can be. As of this morning, 41 people are confirmed dead in Kumamoto prefecture, the epicenter of Japan’s earthquakes, and 272 people have died in Ecuador , with thousands more injured and displaced from their homes. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Japan and Ecuador, especially all of the victims and their families, as they deal with the aftermath of these tragic events.

CEVA Logistics Opens Offices in Ecuador and Uruguay

Supply Chain Brain

As part of its strategic expansion across the Latin American markets, CEVA Logistics has officially opened its own offices in Ecuador and Uruguay

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Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base. Venlo Logistics Map Europe 2016. Ecuador.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Ecuador.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. Ecuador. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Executives in a new survey, “ 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index ”, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%).

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? Ecuador. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaperThis C.H.

It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without Logistics

Enterra Insights

Cupid gets the credit for the holiday, but really Valentine’s Day is the work of logistics and supply chain.” Ricaurte notes, “Every February, shoppers depend on farmers in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica for a universal token of love and affection – fresh cut flowers.” The logistics pipeline is what ensures that doesn’t occur. Today is Valentine’s Day.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs. Benchmarking Performance Measurement - KPIs key performance indicator KPI logistics kpi supply chain kpi

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How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

The company is also stopping production in Ecuador, Venezuela, Belarus and Pakistan by April 2014 (these countries scored low in a World Bank report that assessed countries on accountability, corruption, violence, and other metrics). appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

As the NAFTA and tariffs battles continues on, the logistics market continues to meet the growing demand for cross-border services. Among recent logistics providers’ investment announcements are: Road: Mid America Logistics opened an office in Guadalajara, Mexico, its first international location. Ryder System opened a new logistics facility in Laredo, Texas.

Solving the biggest logistics puzzle in the floral industry

DELMIA Quintiq

Flowers are gathered from far and wide, from farms in countries such as Kenya, India, Thailand, Ecuador, and Colombia. Individual addresses just add to the complexity of this huge logistical puzzle – after all, receiving your flowers on February 15th isn’t quite the same! For a full picture, take a look at this infographic from third-party logistics provider, CH Robinson , which traces the amazing journey of fresh flowers on Valentine’s Day. Transport & Logistics

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Ecuador.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Ecuador. Logistics operations and supply chains are increasingly complex due to the number of delivery options offered, and business systems such as webshops and order management have become businesscritical.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Especially in the case of cost-related deviations, the shippers’ approval should be required before the Logistics Service Provider can invoice the shipper for extra costs. Ecuador. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

Following on from its other two highly popular subway maps of supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the third edition of the Consulting Subway Map Europe showing the European supply chain consultancy sector. Ecuador. Secondly, in August 2015, it took over Total Logistics, based in the UK and the Netherlands and specialised in supply chain network design.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

According to logistics real-estate specialists, the Netherlands – and in particular the southern part of the country – is a favoured location and will remain so for the coming years. A second important feature to have been added in this version of the SCM Map of Europe is the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI). Ecuador. Visuals Aon blue banana distribution GDP Logistics Performance Index production risks sales SCM Map Europe taxation urbanisation

Talent is the Future of Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain @ MIT

Master’s students from the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network presented their thesis projects to supply chain professionals and the MIT community on January 22, 2014. Logistics Roadmap round table meetings last summer. They provided concise overviews of research they’re conducting around topics such as visualizing supply chain flows, the role of logistics clusters as economic engines and demystifying supply chain innovation.

Valentine’s Day 2019

Enterra Insights

Valentine flowers are primarily grown by farmers in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica. Logistics providers must transport them quickly, under controlled conditions, to ensure your significant other doesn’t receive a wilted surprise. There are several different stories about the origins of Valentine’s Day (or St. Valentine’s Day); but, the story I prefer involves love and marriage.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Ecuador. The omni-channel business contributes greatly to Logistics headaches, even more because of the huge amounts of returns, frauds and claims. Outsourcing logistics and fulfilment to a full-service provider ensures the expected high customer service by the consumer. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Ecuador. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. The introduction of flexible integrated order management will result in improved performance of the logistics chain: Check. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Ecuador. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Ecuador. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.

The Journey of One Banana! A Supply Chain in Motion! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

The majority of banana export comes from 3 countries, which top the list for 2016: Ecuador, Guatemala and Costa Rica. Transportation, Logistics and Ripening. When local production sites have packaged the yield, major distributors load up massive cargo freights on company ships, or those of 3rd party logistic providers. The final step of the supply chain is last-leg logistics to retailers. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Ecuador. An essential precondition is that he or she is responsible for the planning, purchasing, production, logistics and customer service disciplines. The rapidly changing world is forcing companies to continually adapt.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Operations, customs, supply chain, legal and/or logistics departments are brought together during the product procurement process to ensure that imported components and finished products meet the terms of the relevant free trade agreement. Ecuador. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.

List of Top 65 Marketplaces Across the Globe in 2019

Vinculum

Linio is a Latin American marketplace with presence in 8 countries – Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, and Argentina. Mercado Libre is the largest marketplace in Latin America that operates in 18 countries – Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominicana, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Salvador, Uruguay and Venezuela. In 2021, over 2.14

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

The ability to real time monitor the status of goods requires a combination of container based technology, back-end business applications and an extended network of logistics fulfillment partners. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990. The healthy growth continues as world merchandise trade continues to grow with an average of 10% per year.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 28 – September 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

August is usually a quiet month for supply chain and logistics news, but not this year, especially the past couple of weeks. UK government announces funding for truck platooning trials (Automotive Logistics). The bright spot is seeing people from across the country come together to help their fellow citizens get through this hardship and to rebuild, with many in the supply chain and logistics community joining the effort (see American Logistics Aid Network ).