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

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.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Infor and Integration Point Partner to Create Comprehensive, Network-based Global Trade Management Solution. CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born.

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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Why America’s Cheese Capital Is at the Center of Trump’s Trade War

Supply Chain Brain

Global Supply Chain Management Regulation and Compliance Supply Chain Security & Risk Mgmt. Food & Beverage Global Trade & Economics All Technology Global Trade Management North America Home Page Latest News Home Page SliderNow Plymouth residents are worried they will become one of the first big victims of Donald Trump’s escalating trade war. In retaliation for his administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminium, the U.S.’s

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

President Trump Is Angry About How China Treats American Automakers. But the U.S. Is Actually Winning

Supply Chain Brain

It’s the second time the idea of Chinese car imports have crossed the president’s Twitter feed during his ongoing trade dispute with China — America’s largest trading partner. Global Supply Chain Management Global Trade & Economics Automotive China North America Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider NewsShortly afterwards, Chinese President Xi Jinping responded by saying his country would lower import tariffs on vehicles.

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

'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.”

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.

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

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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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.

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 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.

Daimler Trucks establishes global organisation for highly automated driving

EFT

Daimler Trucks is establishing the Autonomous Technology Group as a global organization for automated driving, bringing together its worldwide expertise and activities, as of June 1. New unit with global reach to include Torc Robotics.

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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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.

Achieving Agility When Shipping Food Around the World

Supply Chain Link

In 2015, North America exported a total of over $2 trillion dollars worth of products to other countries 1 , which consisted of mostly ingredients and food. Distribution Global Supply Chain Transportation 3pl Export Freight Forwarding Import

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

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

How Are New Tariffs Going to Influence the Global Supply Chain?

AFFLINK

To say that tariffs and trade agreements can have an impact on the way the global supply chain operates is a massive understatement. NAFTA , the largest free trade agreement ever conceived, significantly helped to expand trade throughout North America when it was finally enacted in 1994.

How to Expand Your Global Shipping to Meet Growing Indian Markets

CH Robinson 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. How is Global Shipping Growing in India?

How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

The Network Effect

This creates an increase in North American imports and weaker export activity. European companies gain in selling products into North America. Intermodal rail will continue to grow in North America and put pressure on an already crowded rail system. epSos.de/Flickr.

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.

Funding Questions Abound Over Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

Supply Chain Brain

Global Trade & Economics All Logistics Transportation & Distribution North America Home Page Latest News News Transportation Management Logistics Outsourcing LTL/Truckload Services Home Page SliderTrump said in his State of the Union address Tuesday night that he plans to use federal dollars to raise matching funds from state and local governments and the private sector to improve the nation’s infrastructure.

US Wants Mexico, Canada to Form Powerhouse to Keep Supply Regional

Material Handling & Logistics

The Trump administration is re-examining a critical component of the free trade pact: the rules of origin, which dictate what percentage of a product must be manufactured in North America. Global Supply Chain NewsBloomberg. read more.