Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

Yet the company is at pains to make it clear this is part of a global operations strategy, with devices continuing to be assembled in China and Brazil and components presumably continuing to be sourced from emerging markets based on cost and quality.

50 Online Resources for Aspiring Supply Chain Scholars

Supply Chain Opz

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Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk


Besides Texas—Toyota’s new North American headquarters—other states on the companies’ shortlist are Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina, WSJ reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the potential investment.

[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics


Using AI driven product nature of being and smart attributes, data can be structured to support the needs of ERP applications as well as strategic sourcing and Value Analysis activities , all from one data set.

Chuck Intrieri Executive Profile

The Logistics of Logistics

Mr. Intrieri is a highly experienced and credentialed supply chain professional and is a recognized thought leader and innovator, primarily in the areas of Third Party Logistics (3PL), Supply Chain Optimization, and Logistics, strategic sourcing, international procurement, supplier management , contract negotiations and reviews, and purchasing operations. Experienced logistics and supply chain consultant, Chuck Intrieri is a new contributor to TheLogisticsofLogistics.com.

This Week in Logistics News (March 2-6, 2015)

Talking Logistics

BNSF oil train derails in rural Illinois; two cars aflame (Reuters). Amber Road broadened its solution footprint this week by acquiring Hong Kong-based ecVision, “a cloud-based provider of global sourcing and collaborative supply chain solutions for brand-focused companies.”

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. is one of the industry’s most respected logistics sources. Sourcing Innovation.

Companies Say They're Ready to Move Supply Chains From China

Material Handling & Logistics

Depending on how the tariff plays out, we have alternative sources already in many places and we may have to find some additional ones," Donald Macpherson, CEO of the Illinois-based distributor of maintenance, repair and operating supplies, said during an Oct.

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Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll


Illinois. #17. Illinois. The legislation mandates that 80% of the overall funding will comes from these sources before the federal government will step in with financial support.

Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When a backer decides to purchase your geode kit for every science teacher in Illinois, you could end up with a house bursting with science kits. Source: Indiegogo. This gives you the option to leverage your crowdfunding capital with other funding sources to launch your product.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

Illinois. Source ID. Illinois is the only state that has all seven Class I freight railroads. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Manufacturers Having Trouble Finding Cheap, Clean Renewable Energy

Material Handling & Logistics

19, General Motors announced plans to purchase 200 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable wind energy from wind farms in Illinois and Ohio to help power the company’s facilities in Ohio and Indiana.

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Resilient and Cost Efficient Supply Chains

Operations and Supply Chain Management

However, reliance on sole-source suppliers, common parts and centralized inventories has left supply chains more vulnerable to disruptive risks,” the say. The article cites the example of Spanish fashion retailer Zara, which is known for successfully using “responsive sourcing” from Europe. Lake Forest, Illinois, industry supply company W.W. Discussion Questions: Carefully explain the difference between a “resilient” and an “efficient” supply chain.

How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops


Illinois in 1967 and Quill Corp. Uniform sourcing rules for all taxable transactions. Today’s evolving regulations and ever-changing sales tax rates are complicating the once-familiar territory of sales tax collection and remittance for businesses selling across state lines. .

Delivering Green: Three Case Studies in Low-Carbon Logistics

Supply Chain @ MIT

Logistics is a leading source of carbon. To construct the very large vehicles used in the mining industry, parts are shipped from all over the globe for assembly at Caterpillar’s manufacturing facility in Decatur, Illinois. Caterpillar is the subject of one of three case studies that show how supply chain management can support both environmental and financial goals. Supply chain sustainability projects are often sold on the argument that going green makes good business sense.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America


Manufacturing provides a significant source of demand for goods and services in other sectors of the economy, and these sales to other industries are not captured in measures of manufacturing sector GDP but are counted in the broader measure of its gross output.

What is Inventory Management?


In the next few months, he sourced for custom suppliers of flying discs from China, opened a few online stores at Amazon , eBay , and Shopify. He would then source local suppliers for graphic design and paint, and use his stamping and embossing machines to produce custom discs.

3 Tax Area Questions to Ask Yourself Often Overlooked by Shippers & Transportation Providers (and all Business Owners)


Your friends here at Cerasis already provide you with one of the best sources in the world of the latest in logistics guidance and developments. Welcome to the maiden voyage of “3PL Tax and Money Matters”!

Activant Anticipates More Virtual Collaboration in B2B Distribution

Supply Chain Network

Headquartered in Livermore, California, Activant has operations in Texas, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom. SOURCE Activant Solutions Inc. Activant Solutions Inc.,

Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

For instance, BJC Healthcare, a 12-hospital system operating in Missouri and Illinois, installed a solution including more than 70 smart cabinets in a pilot project at one of its hospitals.