U.S. Is No Longer One of the Top 10 Most Innovative Countries

Supply Chain Brain

fell to 11th place from ninth mainly because of an eight-spot slump in the post-secondary, or tertiary, education-efficiency category, which includes the share of new science and engineering graduates in the labor force. High-Tech/Electronics Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North America Asia PacificThe U.S. dropped out of the top 10 in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index for the first time in the six years the gauge has been compiled.

The Beginning of NAFTA Renegotiation Talks- Monitor and Be Prepared

Supply Chain Matters

With the formal start of re-negotiations concerning the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), many industry supply chain teams should be monitoring developments and conducting ongoing analytical analysis and management education. There is a very narrow window for negotiators to come to a broad consensus of agreement.

The Evolution Continues: RILA Supply Chain Becomes the RILA LINK Conference

Supply Chain Network

As an up and coming Logistics executive at The Hudson’s Bay Company, it was exciting to join a gathering of somewhere around 100 of the most powerful Logistics executives in North America for what were truly intimate, informative and candid conversations.

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?

Cerasis

and North America. In North America, associations such as the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP) have incorporated COR in their education program. THE CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS IN NORTH AMERICA.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Education. In my current project about a year ago, North America region Supply Chain Planners were having major concerns related with flawed planning resulting from incorrect or no Source of Supply (SoS) for receipt elements such as Purchase requisitions &/or Planned orders. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Energy.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Shell’s current shift to the global supply chain is impacting North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Russia, and China. To prove the concept, Nick decided to run a simulation and tested the North America market. North America Simulation Output.

Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Network

Over the last twenty plus years, logistics professionals in North America have been consolidating and centralizing their distribution and logistics networks. Over the last twenty plus years, logistics professionals in North America have been consolidating and centralizing their distribution and logistics networks.

My Take: The Role of Anaplan in Defining the Art of the Possible in Supply Chain Planning

Supply Chain Shaman

There are two groups: one in North America and one in Europe. The first step is education. The root issue was market education. “…the art of the possible, the attainable — the art of the next best” ? Otto von Bismarck. This morning I landed in Frankfurt.

The Importance of Securing B2B Networks with Augmented Identity and Information Security Management

Supply Chain Matters

This commentary is the second of a series of market education focused on B2B Business Networks , the first being the importance of seamless interoperability. .

Breaking Down Perception Barriers to Women in Leadership

JDA software

Regenia leads the Americas Supply Chain practice for the industrial products sector. Currently, I am the practice leader for the supply chain planning practice and the supply chain lead for Advanced Manufacturing in North America at EY.

Out of Africa

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain talent is primarily coming from North America and Europe, but these are the continents that represent the lowest levels of growth for supply chain 2020 (see figure 1). Global multinational companies have a dilemma.

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What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

Lastly, transportation costs have always been a focus, but are increasing due to the constrained capacity, not just in North America, but in Europe as well.

The Top 7 Most Popular 3PL Blog Posts of 2014

Cerasis

We continue our series on the most popular blog posts of 2014 in each of our main categories with our very first post of 2014 by featuring another area important to Cerasis and the industry: third party logistics.

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Wages rising strongly among US warehouse workers

EFT

workers with less than a high school diploma, we're seeing many customers revisit their education requirements and relax background screenings to secure much-needed talent.".

The New NAFTA: What’s Changed? What’s the Impact?

Talking Logistics

The universities got involved to train and educate the required workers. The financial adjusts are just part of how we do business together in North America. Renegotiating the almost 25-year-old NAFTA trade agreement has been a priority of the current U.S. administration, and after a lot of back and forth negotiations between the US, Mexico, and Canada over the past year, a new agreement has been reached which is set to be signed soon. What’s changed?

Bonus: Top 11 thru 20 Most Popular Manufacturing Blog Posts

Cerasis

Well, manufacturing companies who ship freight in North America. Yesterday we had said we concluded our most popular blog posts by category for the blog posts written from our major categories for 2014.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

February 2015 North American Freight Numbers. AWS revenues grew 49 percent in Q1 2015 compared to Q1 2014, while the rest of its North America business grew 22 percent.

3 fun games to teach your families about 3PLs

Quintiq

Along with Monopoly, Risk is one of most well-known board games in North America, and for good reason. Here’s to an entertaining and educational holiday season with your family!

Conducting Business in India? Chances Are that You Could Be by 2025

Transportfolio

Only one of them is outside North America: China. If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. Foreign trade and investment requires more than talent and education.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

This is invariably down to not sufficiently involving and educating the right people. Start by involving and educating the board and work your way down the rest of the company.

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It’s Manufacturing Week! – A Look At American Manufacturing and Ingenuity for MFG Day

Cerasis

Editor's Note: In honor of Mfg Day 2016, we feature two of our friends from The Rodon Group and Manufacturing Stories in a celebration of what already makes America great.

An Interview with Reshoring Initiative’s Harry Moser

Transportfolio

I’m speaking, of course, of the growing number of companies who are either making a choice to manufacture in America by never offshoring in the first place or moving manufacturing back to America from overseas.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

Transportfolio

Only one of them is outside North America: China. If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join China as the only non-North American countries in the $500 billion club by 2025. Foreign trade and investment requires more than talent and education.

BVL Carolinas Chapter is Launched: More than 100 participants at Volvo in Greensboro.

Supply Chain View from the Field

The move by BVL to create the chapter in the Carolinas is not only a recognition of the area as a supply chain hub but also a move to expand the organization’s footprint into North America.

The Price of a Big Mac in Denmark: Worth the wages?

Supply Chain View from the Field

Bob writes: “A friend sent me an email today with a link to a column by Peter Morici, a well-known conservative economist and writer (you see him on Xerox commercials wearing a bow tie) titled: Lift Vocational Education, not Minimum Wage, to Fight Inequality. Instead, he argues that we should encourage and support vocational education that will train workers for higher paying jobs.

EcoVadis Client Committee 2014

EcoVadis

Around 150 CSR and procurement professionals joined us from all over Europe and North America. In 2013 EcoVadis has kept growing at fast pace , expanding his horizon to North America with the opening of a US branch based in NYC, an expanded business including major US Fortune 500 companies, and new partnerships with US-based organizations such as the Responsible Purchasing Leadership Council.

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

Cargill Animal Nutrition (CAN) is clustered around five major regions: North America; Latin America; EMEAR, including Russia; South Asia and East Asia. Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional.

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Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Annual 3-Day Enforcement Event to Take Place June 2-4, 2015

Cerasis

International Roadcheck is a 72-hour period when approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial and federal inspectors in jurisdictions across North America perform truck and bus inspections.

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The Value of a Good Super User for Your TMS

Talking Logistics

They come in all shapes, sizes, and education levels; they are white collar or blue collar; and their age can vary.

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Collaborative Logistics’ Role in the Emergence of the Physical Internet

Material Handling & Logistics

I can only make an educated guess about the logistics landscape of tomorrow. Simon Bunegar is senior vice president of marketing of CX North America Information Services Inc. , Imagine moving cargo across continents as smoothly as computers process data.

S&OP, a vision for the future. The expert interview series #6

Supply Chain Trend

Based in the UK he has consulted in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. Duncan: I think it’s mostly down to ensuring through coaching and education that senior management understand the process and what it takes to make the change. Introduction.

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4 Use Cases of the IoT in Retail: Operations Transformed for Greater Efficiency and Profitability

Cerasis

Author information Samantha Foley CMO at Entouch ENTOUCH provides smart building solutions to multi-site retailers, restaurants, educational and healthcare facilities. The Internet of Things (IoT) is all around us. Your smartphone tracks your daily activities.

TIA adds VPs to enhance membership and government affairs

DAT Solutions

TIA is North America's leading association for freight brokers and 3PLs, with more than 1,700 members. Mantione previously served as the Director of Membership and Region Development for the Design-Build Institute of America.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

He has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare — working as an EMT, a nurse, an educator and a patient flow.

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

providers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, as well as other locations throughout the. Dan Albright, Vice President and North American Supply Chain Leader at Capgemini Consulting. Collins, Managing Partner, Transportation & Logistics – Americas, Heidrick & Struggles. 2,258 logistics executives from both 3PL users and providers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin.