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The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight. Top Manufacturing Blog Posts for 2014. Like last year, reshoring and the idea of a US Manufacturing comeback, or revivial, or rennaisaince (whatever you want to call it) was of huge interest to our readers of the Cerasis blog. Is Manufacturing Really a Good Career Choice?

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” And considering that our international tariff laws have been more dynamic in the past three years, shipping U.S.

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Doing Business in Turkey

QAD

Manufacturing in Turkey. Primary manufacturing industries include textiles, food, automobiles, electronics, mining, steel, petroleum, construction, lumber and paper. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Shipping.

Doing Business in Poland

QAD

Poland’s bordering countries include Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine. Manufacturing in Poland. Poland’s manufacturing centers around machinery, iron and steel, coal mining, chemicals, shipbuilding, food processing, glass, beverages and textiles. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Shipping. With 87 airports that have paved runways, Poland’s air infrastructure is more than adequate for freight shipments.

The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

Unleashed

This strategy involves a country from a high-cost country area — typically US, UK, Canada, Australia, and West European nations — purchasing materials from resource-rich low-cost countries; think China, India, Indonesia, Bolivia, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, and East European nations. Leverage manufacturers and their network. Shipping costs. It might make sense to leverage the economies of larger manufacturers overseas.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Manufacturing in the Netherlands. Typical manufacturing products from the Netherlands include food processing, chemicals, oil and petroleum refining, construction, electrical machinery and metal processing and fabrication. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Shipping. In 2015, registered air carriers moved more than 5 billion kmt of air freight. and Russia. This makes the country ideal for global manufacturing and distribution.

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

The 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer championship has drawn millions of sports enthusiasts to Russia. All these goods have to be transported on time from their supplier or manufacturing location — often at the other end of the world — to the stadium or the athletes’ lodgings. million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. Many of the deliveries to Russia span thousands of kilometers from origin to destination.

The need to know

EFT

Alibaba Group opens China factory as part of new manufacturing initiative. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Wednesday unveiled a pilot factory in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou as part of its “smart manufacturing” business initiative.

The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Working in close cooperation with the government of two Chinese provinces, Sichuan and Chongqing, these companies moved manufacturing facilities to inland China. As reported by OSW studies , China determined that rail service between western China, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Europe would best serve the unique needs of these manufacturers. Are you looking to decrease air freight costs? Rail freight is an environmentally friendly way to move goods.

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The need to know

EFT

Commodities trader Trafigura on Friday proposed a carbon levy of $250-$300 (£195-236) per tonne of carbon-dioxide (CO2) equivalent on shipping fuels to make zero and low carbon fuels more economically viable and competitive. Shipping giant Sovcomflot to sell up to 17% stake in Moscow IPO.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

For comparison, this makes the country about half the size of Russia or South America, and more than twice the size of the European Union. Manufacturing in the U.S. Manufacturing averaged about $1.98 Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Shipping. Annual freight traffic equaled about 37.22 to easily import and export goods anywhere in the world, and its open borders between states make it simple to ship goods across the country.

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I also worked with a team of leading thinkers in developing the Future of Procurement Report (published by KPMG) , as well as publish the BVL International Global Logistics Trends and Strategies report with a team of leading academics and executives in Europe, China, North and South America, Russia, and India. The globalization of organizational supply chains will continue to expand, as organizations seek growth markets in the BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India, and China.