7 Reasons Panama is the Latin American Supply Chain Capital with Demo Perez

The Logistics of Logistics

Long ago the country found a free trade agreement from Louisiana, translated it into Spanish, and implemented it. Latin American consumers will say the same thing, so we need inventory close to them. [00:20] Opening / Introduction. [00:51]

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This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013)

Talking Logistics

I went to Home Depot earlier this week to return a purchase, and the customer in front of me wanted to exchange a defective power tool with the same model, but he couldn’t find any on the shelf even though the store’s inventory system said 5 units were in stock.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


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Hurricane Harvey Updates


Harvey downgraded to a tropical depression on Wednesday night, August 29 but heavy rains and life-threatening flash floods are expected to continue in and around Houston, Beaumont/Port Arthur, eastward into southwest Louisiana for the rest of the week.

Harvey’s Impact on the Global Supply Chain: The Role of Analytics


Houston is a center for plastic resin due to the string of refineries in Texas and Louisiana, and the kind of commodities that are impacted include all plastic parts manufactured in the US.

What About Them Apples?

Supply Chain Shaman

Today hurricane Nate’s north winds are pushing against the bayous of Louisiana. If we look back at history, 70% of companies implemented Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI), however two-decades later only 1% of companies use VMI processes to drive a better demand signal.

World's Most Important Chemical Made Rare Commodity by Harvey

Material Handling & Logistics

in Port Arthur by the Louisiana border. Chemical and plastics buyers can continue operating only so long without replenishing their inventory, Ahmed said. Texas alone produces nearly three-quarters of the country’s supply of one of the most basic chemical building blocks.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

Improve inventory turns at retail by reducing fertilizer order minimums. ScottsMiracle-Gro currently has warehouses connected to operations for the co-distribution of fertilizer with growing media products at 16 locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. A new 100,000-sq. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn.

Find Van Loads Fast in These 5 Places

DAT Solutions

Van spot market volume got a big boost at the end of March, when shippers were rushing to move inventory before closing the books on Q1. SHREVEPORT, LA: There are a lot of loads leaving Louisiana right now, and there's a relative lack of trucks.