Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?

QAD

Trucking Challenges in North America. While the challenge may be looming globally, the North American automotive manufacturing base may be more inclined to try and dilute their just-in-time-sequence (JITS) supply loops. But why just in North America?

North America’s Top Distribution Hubs

Supply Chain Link

Each distribution hub in North America is unique in more than their location, but also the logistics opportunities that lie in each area. Distribution Supply Chain 3pl Global Urban Hubs Warehousing

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ToolsGroup Names David Barton General Manager of North America

ToolsGroup

BOSTON (May 13, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, announced today that David Barton has joined ToolsGroup as the new general manager of North America.

Truckstop.com and Chainalytics Team Up to Unleash North America’s Largest Freight Rate Database

CHAINalytics

The partnership between industry data giants will combine Chainalytics’ market intelligence products with Truckstop.com’s rates data to provide increased visibility into contract and spot rates in North America.

RELEX Solutions Names Richard Daw Vice President Sales, North America

RELEX Solutions

office as Vice President Sales, North America, to help drive RELEX’s continued expansion in the region. where he generated significant growth by serving leading retailers in Europe and North America. Read PDF.

Cross Border eCommerce – Key to Successful Entry in North America

Vinculum

in the global e-commerce revenue from 2017 to 2021. With so many advancements in mobile technology, e-commerce in North America will only grow further. The logical step for your business to enter the North American market is through cross border e-commerce.

A Tipping Point?

Supply Chain Shaman

The merged company will be the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth in the world. The goal is to drive organic growth in North American and global expansion by combining Kraft’s brands with Heinz’s international platform.

On the road! 4 September supply chain conferences we love

Kinaxis

Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Kinaxis is pleased to sponsor and participate in panel discussion the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit. Automotive Logistics Global Conference.

Managing Automotive Supply Chains in a Global Economy

Loftware

How can manufacturers better manage their global supply chains? It's a global economy, and it isn't easy to find a car assembled with parts that all originated in the same country. So do many cars produced by Japanese manufacturers and sold in the North American market.

Over 400,000 People Living in 'Modern Slavery' in U.S., Report Finds

Supply Chain Brain

The Global Slavery Index, published last week by Walk Free Foundation, describes modern slavery as a complex and often hidden crime that crosses borders, sectors and jurisdictions. million global total number of people it defines as being enslaved. This is a truly staggering statistic and demonstrates just how substantial this issue is globally. North Korea has the highest prevalence of modern slavery globally, with one in 10 of the population, or 2.6

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Global Cargo Theft Stats for 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Average Value of Theft in North America Really Jumped Last Year

7 Guidelines to Achieving Growth Through Globalization

The Network Effect

Global headlines anticipating growth through globalization are plentiful. US brands targeting global growth. Alibaba to expand global footprint. E-commerce focus in North America, UK, Germany, Japan, China, India, and Brazil is intense. Nicolas A.

Trade Wars Put U.S. Small Business on the Front Line

Supply Chain Brain

Putting Global ROI at Risk. For years, small business has been encouraged to do global business. manufacturers with global supply chains will survive and not become victims. SC Analysis & Consulting Regulation and Compliance Global Trade & Economics Global Supply Chain Management All Technology Global Trade Management SC Planning & Optimization SC Finance & Revenue Mgmt. North AmericaThe U.S.-China

'Not Welcome Here': Amazon Faces Growing Resistance to Its Second Home

Supply Chain Brain

That proposition has united an ideologically diverse group of dissenters to Amazon’s grand HQ2 competition, ranging from rightwing organizations linked to the Koch brothers to the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). High-Tech/Electronics Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain Management Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Consumer Packaged Goods Retail North America

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

I strongly feel that if I am going to cover the global supply chain that I need to experience it. Connectivity enabled the growth of the global supply chain opening up markets driving opportunity. However, globalization comes with responsibility. The Challenge of Being Global.

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'Dirty Meat': Shocking Hygiene Failings Discovered in U.S. Pig and Chicken Plants

Supply Chain Brain

Global Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Security & Risk Mgmt. Food & Beverage Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North America EuropeA joint investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) and the Guardian found that hygiene incidents are at numbers that experts described as “deeply worrying.”

The U.S. Retail Industry Is Hemorrhaging Jobs — and It's Hitting Women Hardest

Supply Chain Brain

A record 6,700 stores shut in 2017, according to Fung Global Retail & Technology, a retail thinktank. Global Supply Chain Management HR & Labor Management Retail Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North AmericaThe retail sector has been the biggest loser of jobs for the last two years in a row in the U.S., as thousands of stores closed as shoppers moved online. It remains one of the U.S.’s s largest employers, providing 15.8m

Will the Rapidly Shrinking Store Save Retail?

Supply Chain Brain

Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain Management Retail Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Featured Content Consumer Packaged Goods Forecasting & Demand Planning North AmericaThe biggest change for the decades-old shopping center anchor? It was now just half its size. The store had done away with its entire second floor, concentrating its efforts on its appliance and mattress departments on the ground level.

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America

Freightera

Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. According to Frost & Sullivan, global logistics spending is expected to grow from $7.9

Coronavirus Highlights Fragility of Global Supply Networks

Jaggaer

Corona v irus could wreck the global auto industry.’. Procurement professionals around the world are sitting up and paying attention, especially in sectors with globally integrated supply chains. Coronavirus could wreck the global auto industry.” .

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The Last Fast Mile

EFT

Moyer: Everyone is in a race to find the right solution not just for the ecommerce rage, but also to meet other global supply chain challenges. Moyer: Global supply chain companies need to find ways to build cost effective solutions that gives them a competitive edge.

PE Lifecycle: Earlier is better, but is it ever too late to bring in a supply chain and operations consulting partner?

Maine Pointe

Maine Pointe’s private equity executives, Mark McTigue, EVP North America, Joseph Esteves, VP North America and Jamie Loder, VP Europe, ask whether, in an increasingly volatile global market, there is ever a wrong time to invest in supply chain and operational improvement.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Companies of all sizes have been capturing the value from Global Supply Chain to increase the economies of scale and scope for years. Due to the rapid change in global business environment, managers find it difficult to gain the edge over competitors.

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Editor’s Pick: NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade – Aiding Our Neighbor to the South

Talking Logistics

Today’s post is by Troy Ryley at Transplace where he recommends that we keep developing a North America that supports trade and builds a strong infrastructure and economy for Mexico, Canada and the U.S. However, this would be an economic mistake for North America. While there are some improvements that can be made to NAFTA, it’s on the right track to promoting free trade and driving economic growth for all of North America.

How The Coronavirus Epidemic is Throttling Global Supply Chains

Logistics Bureau

Containers are piling up in ports, international shipping has been hammered, Western companies are battling to source products from traditional suppliers, and disruptions are being experienced throughout the global supply chain.

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

These consumer products global leaders paved the road for supply chain excellence by defining new supply chain practices. Over the last decade, each company took a different path to power global growth. Unilever, for the first time, announced a global supply chain director.

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Expect Uncertainty for Inbound Shipments into Asia and China

Logistics Viewpoints

Robinson’s coverage of these and other disruptions has focused on what it means for companies shipping into North America. Global Trade Guest Commentary trade warNote: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Choice” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide supply chain insights and advice. Geopolitical uncertainties such as Brexit, the China-U.S. trade war, and the trade conflict between Japan-Korea all impact today’s shipping market.

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How to Make Sure That Your Global TMS Is Truly Global

TMC

So you’ve decided to invest in a global transportation management system (TMS). It’s a question that more companies are asking as supply chains continue to expand globally. Here are some questions that should be on the list as you evaluate TMS solutions in a global context.

Hapag-Lloyd selects Blume Global to provide logistics support

EFT

Major shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has selected Blume Logistics to support its entire global network of motor carrier partners, commencing in North America in January 2020. Blume Logistics will help improve the quality of our door service for our customers including first and last mile visibility while enhancing the efficiencies of our motor carrier partners," said Uffe Ostergaard, President of Hapag-Lloyd North America Region.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

China is also the second largest importer of goods globally, largely due to the fast-growing consumer and automotive market. While larger, professional global freight forwarders should have these capabilities, it does not mean their logistics services will be more expensive.

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Coronavirus outbreak to shrink automotive market and hit global suppliers

EFT

An outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (2019 nCoV) is already having a negative impact on China's automotive industry and has the potential to disrupt the North American auto industry as well, according to an alert published by LMC Automotive.

Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium

NC State SCRC

I had the opportunity to accompany a group of executives from Anheuser Busch Inbev on a tour of Nike’s global distribution facility in Leuven Belgium this week. Shipments arrive from Nike’s network of global manufacturers in Asia, and includes footwear, apparel and equipment.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. 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.

Future of Global Trade is Up in the Air

Elementum

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data this month that shows global demand for air freight has slowed considerably through May. In North America specifically, demand fell by 2.9

World Trade to Grow at Slowest Pace since Financial Crisis

Material Handling & Logistics

The contraction was driven by slowing GDP and trade growth in developing economies such as China and Brazil but also in North America, which had the strongest import growth of any region in 2014-15 but has decelerated since then. Global Supply Chain News