McDonald’s Mesoamérica Supply Chain Response to COVID-19

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Honduras, they have placed an absolute curfew for 15 days, so we’re actually, now for two weeks, basically closed out, selling absolutely nothing. So Honduras suddenly stopped, and we had so many items in transit, so right now we’re overstocked by 140%, and we’re trying to deal with that using external sources. Businesses around the world are learning to adapt as best they can to the COVID-19 supply chain impact.

Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

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However, surgical gowns, typically sourced from China, were at near-normal levels because the sourcing shifted to Honduras. Sourcing from alternative locations will be important as long as the countries have not been severely impacted by the pandemic. Disruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register. Tariffs, political upheaval and more have caused many to rethink their stance on globalization.

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Partnering with Farm-Trace to monitor sustainability and impact

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“66% of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable products but most organizations don’t know the farmers they source from, let alone their impact.” – Kahlil Baker, CEO and Founder, Farm-Trace. Together, we’ve just launched a pilot in Honduras with COMSA , a leading farm co-operative who spearhead a program across Latin America around regenerative farming practices. .

The Key Coffee Industry Trends For 2021 & Beyond

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At time of writing, our data sources are unable to provide an accurate picture of the size of the NZ coffee market in a post-Covid-19 world. At time of writing, our data sources are unable to provide an accurate picture of the size of the Chinese coffee market in a post-Covid-19 world. Sources used in our figures above: IBIS World, Statista, Mordor Intelligence. Honduras. Source: Statista. Sources used in this report.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

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From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Honduras. 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.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

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Honduras. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. 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.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Honduras. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. 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.

Complex costs of transportation

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By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Honduras. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

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However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Honduras. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

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The benefits of utilising modern-day FTAs include fewer customs duties, less red tape, access to public tenders, sourcing opportunities, investment opportunities and more transparent business conditions. Honduras. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.