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The Importance of Securing B2B Networks with Augmented Identity and Information Security Management

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights the critical importance of cyber-attack and information securing defenses, and for developing outside-in strategies for augmented identity and information security management.

An External Perspective on the North American Rail Industry

Supply Chain Matters

Too often, logistics and transportation as well as procurement professionals lend more attention to industry sources of information than to more independent, less biased business focused sources. Procurement and Sourcing Transportation and Logistics challenges in North America rail industry independent blog analysis and insights on supply chain management Positive Train Control technology challenges Supply chain Matters blog

On the road! 4 September supply chain conferences we love

Kinaxis

As part of the panel, four ex-AMR analysts –Roddy Martin, Mickey North Rizza, Lora Cecere and CJ Wehlage– will share insights on the results and the trends. Supply Chain Visibility Panel Details: “Getting Information from a Variety of Systems into One Location to Extract Information”.

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. The exception may be North America, where Frost & Sullivan predicts that it will be shared by several leading solutions.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace

Freightera

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. For more information see [link] or contact Natural Resources Canada’s SmartWay program at +1-855-862-1809.

Digital Transformation: Why It’s Not an ‘Easy’ Button [Video]

Talking Logistics

Ciarleglio, SVP Sales, North America at Elemica , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How do you define Digital Transformation, and from your perspective, where are most companies today on this journey? Roger A.

U.S. Is No Longer One of the Top 10 Most Innovative Countries

Supply Chain Brain

I see no evidence to suggest that this trend will not continue,” said Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation in Washington, D.C. High-Tech/Electronics Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North America Asia PacificThe U.S. dropped out of the top 10 in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index for the first time in the six years the gauge has been compiled. South Korea and Sweden retained their No. 1 and No. 2 rankings.

A Report of Some Push Back from Wal-Mart Suppliers

Supply Chain Matters

In April a front page published article by The Wall Street Journal reported on Wal-Mart’s increased pressures on North America based suppliers to squeeze costs. The retailer informed […]. In prior commentaries, Supply Chain Matters has highlighted reports indicating that Wal-Mart had once again focused on its suppliers for sharing the burden of needed higher margins.

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NeoGrid: An Up and Coming Industry Specific B2B Supply Chain Business Network Technology Provider

Supply Chain Matters

The origins of NeoGrid stem from Latin America. However, after receiving an initial briefing, I believe our community, especially North American based, will continue to become more familiar with this provider in the months to come. This B2B provider began operations within Brazil in 1999, focusing on the needs of retailers requiring broader supply chain information visibility. Today, the provider has a growing global presence including North America.

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry

Cerasis

CEOs from North America and Asia-Pacific forecasted three-year revenue growth averages for their companies of 7.86 CEOs across North America , Asia-Pacific and Europe were also asked to project regional industry revenue growth rates for the next three years in each of their regions. North American CEOs projected average industry revenue growth rates of 5.92 North American CEOs predicted that 6.54

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Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?

Cerasis

and North America. In North America, associations such as the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP) have incorporated COR in their education program. THE CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS IN NORTH AMERICA.

Academic Positions in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

If you are looking for a position in North America, then the following webpages might be helpful: Decision Sciences Institute Placement Services and INFORMS Career Center (both pages contain some positions outside North America, too). Are you considering an academic career in supply chain management? A premium resource, dedicated to academic positions in logistics, is the Academic Hiring Survey (pdf), provided by The Ohio State University.

[Infographic] 21st Third Party Logistics Study Shows Increased Use of 3PLs & Shippers

Cerasis

Since you, as a shipper, rely on having the most accurate information available and applicable to your operation, understanding the trends identified in the third party logistics study can help your business grow throughout 2017.

Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019

Cerasis

In the age of two-dimensional barcodes, such as QR codes, that can contain up to 2000 characters of information, the opportunities for efficiency improvements using robotics are almost endless.

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Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

There is an active group in Europe and North America. Information technology (IT) teams focus is on long and drawn-out ERP deployments. July 16th in North America (current thinking is Charlotte or Chicago. Today, I am facilitating a share group.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts. This fall, you may want to head north for the annual Surface Transportation Summit, to be held just outside of Toronto.

How a digital transformation can maximize the value of your meat supply chain

Quintiq

Beef, poultry and pork producers from Europe and North America all share a similar challenge: how to get the most value out of an animal. The key to building an agile supply chain is to have the right information at your fingertips.

Kimberly-Clark Makes Sense of Demand

E2open

The supply chain transformation started by moving away from functional silos to an end-to-end value chain,” says Rick Sather, vice president Customer Supply Chain, North America, Kimberly-Clark.

State of Logistics Outsourcing: Plenty of Room for Growth as Shipper Dissatisfaction & Technology Expectations Increase

Cerasis

After China, other regions that have growth potential, according to 3PL and supply chain executives, are North America, Asia (not including China and India) and Western Europe, in that order. Other emerging markets include South America (not including Mexico), India, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Mexico. Even North America and Europe, which are well-established markets, have plenty of room for growth.

Two FedEx Acquisitions Point to Changing Needs and Market Dynamics for Third Party Logistics Services

Supply Chain Matters

FedEx recently announced two acquisitions related to third-party logistics (3PL) and information technology services, an indication of the impact of today’s Omni-channel commerce implications on customer and consumer fulfillment requirements. GENCO is a premier North America 3PL based in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania with revenues of $1.6B.

Supply Chain Power 50: Best Supply Chain Blogs of 2014

Supply Chain Opz

Background Since we live in the era that the instant communications via the Internet is readily available, information is considered as a strategic business asset.

Digital Path to Purchase: An Outside-in Opportunity

Supply Chain Shaman

Relating to, using, or storing data or information in the form of digital signals. At least this is the story for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies in North America. Information from ratings-and-review data can help align the organization to better serve the shopper.

Mexico Becoming More Attractive for Auto Production

Supply Chain Matters

Informed sources are being cited as indicating that the proposed new facility, BMW’s second in North America, will be designed to produce upwards of 150,000 vehicles per year. According to media reports, BMW is expected to announce sometime today that the German luxury automotive producer will invest upwards of $1 billion to build its first auto assembly plant in Mexico.

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Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

Talking Logistics

That way, information can be shared but remain secure. The transportation industry has long discussed blockchain with a healthy dose of skepticism or has taken a wait-and-see approach to its adoption.

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. There are requirements to alert importers of information (such as confirmation of release) through a single window platform (Section 7.10). The U.S.,

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

September 2016 North American Freight Numbers. Transplace’s strategy is very focused on building out its transportation management technology and services in North America, and in recent years it has expanded its capabilities in Mexico and Canada both organically and via acquisitions.

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How Much Can We Learn from the Last Super El Niño?

Elementum

A strong El Niño can cause drought in Australia, Southeast Asia, and South America—while inundating North America with rain. That storm was considered one of the more extreme events in North America, and it’s estimated that more than US $2.8B

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Tompkins International Selects 3G Continental from 3Gtms

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, USA, Tompkins has offices throughout North America and in Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.tompkinsinc.com. For more information, visit: www.3gtms.com. For More Information, Contact: Ashley Capuzzi.

Procurement Leaders Americas Procurement Conference, 14th – 15th March 2019, Miami

ivalua

Ivalua has been developing Procurement Technology for Nearly 20 years and we work with many customers and partners in North America. Ivalua will be represented at the event by our North American Marketing Director, Ty Levine!

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Evergreen Garden Care Chooses BluJay’s MessageBroker for Fully Managed Enterprise Integration as a Service (IaaS) Solution

BluJay Solutions

Garden care supplier gains seamless information-sharing with global partners. It is the leading garden care company outside North America, famous for brands of garden products such as Miracle-Gro, Weedol, and Roundup.

The Implications of U.S. Justice Department Dismissal of Alleged Ocean Container Shipping Cartels Has Multiple Consequences

Supply Chain Matters

The news came with several carriers notifying the publication that they were informed of such closing. In contrast, rates on the Asia to North America trade lane are higher, and especially high during peak shipping periods. A U.S.

Still Managing Exceptions Manually? How a TMS Can Help

Talking Logistics

He was most recently at SAP where he was the solution principal focusing on SAP’s transportation, warehouse and event management offerings in North America and previously directed industry marketing for the company’s transportation and logistics business unit.

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Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Network

Look North to Canada! To do this you need to ensure that at ALL locations where stock is held or displayed for retail sale, that ACCURATE and TIMELY inventory information is available.

“Plan to Deliver” with JDA: Company Identity Touts Customer Value, Ability to Deliver More Intelligently and Delight Today’s End Consumer

Supply Chain Network

JDA will feature the new identity prominently in several upcoming events, including its FocusConnect event in Barcelona on November 10-12 and as part of a JDA “Delivery Tour” occurring in North America. More information on the delivery tour can be found here. Emerging Trends Information Technology News & Info Retail Retail E-Commerce Supply Chain Management