How Plastic Bottles From Haiti End Up In Your Boots: Timberland X Thread on Open Sourcemap


Thread International weaves fabric from plastic bottles collected in Haiti and Honduras - providing income opportunities to nearly four thousand people and diverting two hundred tons of plastic from waste streams. This Spring Timberland is launching two footwear products built using Thread post-consumer recycled fabric.

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Hurricane Elsa still eyeing US landfall next week

The Supply Chain Journal

The hurricane could hit the western end of Haiti Saturday afternoon or evening, followed by Cuba Sunday. Hurricane Elsa is cruising across the Caribbean, centered just 100 miles southeast of the Dominican Republic as of 8 a.m. ET Saturday.


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Latest Track Shows Hurricane Matthew Threatening East Coast Supply Chains

Supply Chain 24/7

The strongest storm to hit Haiti in half a century is making its way to the U.S., and while landfall is not expected for another 24 hours, supply chains are likely to feel the impact of the weather catastrophe soon

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Tropical Depression Fred making likely comeback as tropical storm

The Supply Chain Journal

Heavy rain continued Thursday morning in Hispaniola, the island shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Over Haiti, the Turks and Caicos, the eastern Bahamas, and portions of Cuba: 1 to 3 inches, with isolated totals of 5 inches.

Hurricane Elsa eyeing the Caribbean this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

Tropical storm conditions are expected Saturday in Haiti and southern portions of the Dominican Republic, with hurricane conditions possible in southern Haiti. Note: Elsa became a hurricane after the embedded video was recorded.

Triple threat of tropical weather continues

The Supply Chain Journal

Tropical Storm Grace caused major flooding and mudslides Tuesday in Haiti and is making a beeline for Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Haiti : And now this on top of earthquake… — HaitiInfoProj (@HaitiInfoProj) August 17, 2021.

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What Are the H.O.P.E and HELP Acts?

Promptus LLC

Understanding Trade Between the United States and Haiti The United States has a long history of facilitating the trade with many of its neighboring countries, such as those in the […].

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Profiles in Leadership: Chef José Andrés

Enterra Insights

He spent two weeks in Haiti, setting up more than a dozen solar-powered cooking setups throughout the island and teaching residents how to use them. The volcanic eruption near Tonga reminds us that we never know where or when a disaster will strike.

Tristar celebrates its first ever Global CSR Week

Logistics Middle East

World Blood Donor Day is on June 14, but Tristar conducted it this week in the Pacific island of Guam, Haiti, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuwait and UAE

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Hurricane Matthew: What You Need to Know


The Flooding, high winds, and serious rainfall have killed over 280 people in Haiti, and one in Florida. While many retailers stocked up on important supplies ahead of time, Haiti is facing extreme shortages of emergency goods, and some regions in the US are facing shortages of water and propane. Hurricane Matthew has wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean and along Florida’s coast. Today, the Category-3 is headed for Jacksonville, Georgia, South and North Carolina.

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Blue Yonder Associate Embarks on Medical Mission in the Dominican Republic


The Dominican Republic shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti and it is a popular tourist destination known for its white-sand beaches, pristine blue water, picturesque mountains, and dazzling waterfalls.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?


by Joe Cannata With Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful storm to threaten the Atlantic Coast in over 10 years that has already brought severe damage to Haiti, the Bahamas and several Southeastern U.S. states, obvious disruptions to supply chains and supply chain risk management were a given. Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. These ports accounted for 18.3% of U.S. container import shipments and 49.8%

Good-bye siloed, functional planner. Hello storm chasing network planner.


2010 – Haiti earthquake. by Bill DuBois If you had anything to do with supply chain planning in the early days of enterprise resource planning (ERP), you may consider those years the “good ol’ days”. Spreadsheets were the latest and greatest thing, your biggest headache was a supplier failure, and collaboration meant walking down the hall to visit with your buyer or dropping by the shop floor to check on a machine breakdown. Times have changed.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital. Supply Chain Media and software vendor Slimstock have developed this checklist for working capital management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button.

Cyber Attacks Are Major Risk in New Global Resilience Ranking

Material Handling and Logistics

Haiti is the bottom-ranked country followed by Venezuela and Nepal—also the same order as last year. Cyber risk is just one of the indicators of the index which reflects data related to economics, natural hazards and supply chains, and addresses concerns about business risks including political upheaval, fire and hurricanes. The risk of cyberattack, once overhyped, now threatens businesses’ very existence, according to a recent survey, 2018 FM Global Resilience Index.

Q: Food vs Fuel? A: Wrong question…We need more efficient markets!

Supply Chain View from the Field

Haiti grew all of its own rice, until the World Bank told them to take the tariff off – and once they removed the tariff – they could buy it cheaper from the US and Vietnam than they could grow it in the country. The problem became poverty was increased in Haiti, because they lost the income they had enjoyed from growing rice.

Rethinking your optimum

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. Rethink your optimum: Prepare your supply chain for the challenges of 2017 and beyond. Advanced analytics and optimization technology is the game-changing advantage that will push you past the competition – giving your business more agility, higher accuracy and sharper insights to maximize your revenue. Learn more about: How data, advanced analytics and optimization technology combine to give your company the adaptability it needs in challenging markets.

Checklist for Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. 10 questions about Global Trade Management. Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. Supply Chain Movement and software supplier Amber Road have put together this checklist for Global Trade Management. >>Please >>Please click on the red button and fill in the fields to activate the green download button. Checklist for Global Trade Management.

If You Can’t Stand the Fire, then Tame It: Chef José Andrés and Supply Chain Management


World Central Kitchen was started in 2010 in response to that year’s Haiti earthquake. Tl;dr José Andrés is most famous for his acclaimed, Michelin star restaurants. However, it’s his humanitarian efforts that can teach us a lot about supply chain management.

Federal medical stockpile still rebuilding inventory as pandemic subsides

The Supply Chain Journal

An additional 6 million vaccines will go directly to Mexico, Canada, South Korea, Ukraine, Kosovo, Haiti, Georgia, Egypt, Jordan, India, Iraq, Yemen, the West Bank and Gaza. This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. Clearly, this does not change the call for efficiency and productivity. And now, the pressure is on you -as senior executive- to deliver. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Surprised?

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H. Robinson whitepaper can help companies decide, set reasonable expectations for what outsourcing can contribute to their organisation, and how much of a role a company will need to play to achieve the successful business outcome they seek. About C.H. Robinson. Robinson help companies simplify their global supply chains.

La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE. Amber Road, leader des solutions de gestion du commerce international (GTM), et Supply Chain Movement ont collaboré ensemble pour établir cette carte de commerce international 2016 qui montre les accords commerciaux actuels de l’UE et les risques potentiels pour le commerce. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Checklist Regelkonforme Lieferketten/Global Trade Management

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. 11 Fragen zum Global Trade Management / 11 questions about Global Trade Management. Der globale Handel wächst – und mit ihm die Regulierung. Das effiziente Management von Lieferketten wird dadurch immer weiter erschwert. Gemeinsam mit Supply Chain Movement hat Amber Road eine Checkliste entwickelt: Testen Sie Ihr Global Trade Management! Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic. Here, a number of leading companies show that it is possible to take a structural and creative approach to talent development.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Together with service provider Arvato, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap outlining the route for high-tech supply chains, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Trusted partners key to supply chain for humanitarian aid

The Supply Chain Journal

In 2010, Cioe-Peña went to Haiti to help with relief efforts after an earthquake. This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network. Together with MP Objects, supplier of supply chain software, Supply Chain Movement has created a mindmap for innovative order management, including a handy description of the route and with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise.

A Lesson From Dell: Ocean Trash & Your Supply Chain


The company started the project in 2016 by collecting plastic waste on the beaches in Haiti. Ever heard that saying, "one man's trash is another man's treasure?" At Dell, they are taking those words an extra mile by transforming ocean trash into laptops. Dell's new supply chain has a duo feature, both removing waste from the oceans and preventing more trash from entering their waters.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Haiti. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

Hurricane Harvey & Irma's Threat on the Product Economy


Less damages were recorded in Haiti and the Dominican Republic; however, a major bridge on the island was reportedly destroyed. As we reel from Hurricane Harvey and are still struggling to survive Hurricane Irma, here is how companies have been effected so far. Extent of Damage: After battering the northern Caribbean islands, Hurricane Irma caused fatalities and widespread damage in the region.