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The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

Unleashed

It’s easy to oversimplify the differences between sourcing for parts locally or internationally. When considering where to purchase from, the prevailing idea seems to be that domestic sourcing allows for better control and shorter lead time, but international sourcing is more cost-effective. Let’s compare the strengths and weaknesses of both international and domestic sourcing options. International Sourcing. Reaping the benefits of international sourcing.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S. Not surprising, considering the ongoing growth of e-commerce, freight moves in tons by “Multiple Modes and Mail” — which includes shipments by parcel delivery services, U.S.

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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.

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

This shows that shippers are capitalizing on new mode/route combinations that will help them save cost, reduce lead time, and mitigate supply chain disruptions and risks (such as labor disputes in the ocean shipping industry). suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia. Source: World Economic Forum, [link].

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. million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, the world championship in Russia and other large events are mega-examples of how logistics teams up and down the supply chain must all play a role and work efficiently to deliver the goal. Source: [link].

The need to know

EFT

Exclusive: Walmart's Flipkart eyes overseas listing as early as 2021: sources v. Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is preparing for an initial public offering overseas as early as 2021, which could value the firm up to $50 billion, sources familiar with the company's plans told Reuters.

Doing Business in Poland

QAD

Poland’s bordering countries include Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine. Shipping. With 87 airports that have paved runways, Poland’s air infrastructure is more than adequate for freight shipments. Its prime location in Europe makes it an ideal location for shipping across Europe or Asia. Primary import partners were Germany, China, Russia, Netherlands, Italy, France and the Czech Republic.

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.

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Freightera

As many of you may be aware, freight shipping, international shipping and also aviation are not included in the COP21 agreement. Currently international freight transport is about 10% of the total greenhouse gas emissions but it’s going to grow based on the recent projections of the European parliament to between 20 and 50% of the total global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 under business as usual scenario. How many of you have seen these solar-powered air ships?

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey. We have demonstrated that we can transport goods by rail between China and Germany safely, reliably and yet twice as fast as compared with ships," Bensel said. "At At the same time, we are considerably cheaper than air freight for many types of cargo."