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

The Logistics of Logistics

00:51] Tell us about yourself and what you do in Panama. I was born and raised in Panama and manage a 3PL. My main role is to promote the hub that Panama offers to the world. [02:19] 03:52] You’re the General Manager of Logistics Services Panama.

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New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS


New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS.Connect by TMC. When the expanded Panama Canal opened this June, a new set of routes became available for shippers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs). Global TMS Technology Global Transportation Panama Canal

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What to Do Now Before the Panama Canal Expands

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The Panama Canal expands in 2016. If costs were all that mattered, these shippers would route their products through the expanded Panama Canal to reach Columbus via rail from the New York-New Jersey port. First, more inventory would be in transit at any given time.

Top Talking Logistics Posts & Episodes (Q2 2015)

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Taking a Holistic View on Inventory May Lead to Change in Strategy. The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations (1,410 views). Just for Fun Amazon labor management Netflix Panama Canal supplier relationship management supply chain design supply chain execution convergence Talking Logistics TMS transportation spend diagramAs the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun.

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Everything You Need to Know About El Niño and the Panama Canal Restrictions


What’s Happening in Panama? On August 7th, Panama’s government declared a state of emergency due to an extreme drought. As a result of the drought, Panama’s busy canal has seen its water level sinking. The Panama Canal is a hugely important passage for global trade routes.

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6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

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Panama Canal Expansion. The Panama Canal expansion, slated for completion this spring, will impact logistics in a big way. You can read more on the topic in our recent white paper, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion Is Redrawing the Logistics Map [DK1] , which was written collaboratively with Boston Consulting Group. Moving and planning inventories on both fixed and spot—or even pegging rates to an index—are options.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of July 9, 2015

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Walmart Charging Vendors for Inventory, The Panama Canal is Filling Up, Apparel Companies See Africa as Next Source of Low Costs, China Stock Market Tumbling, Impacts to Follow

Checklist for working capital management

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Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Panama. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of May 25, 2016

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US Retailers Awash in Inventory, Panama Canal Route to or from Asia will be Much Shorter, Nike Says it is Committed to Going Circular, Confusion about Meeting New Container Weight Rules

El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997


For example, the Panama Canal has already restricted the size of ships permitted to pass through it due to drought conditions created by El Niño. Assess Inventory Positions. by Kirsten Watson It’s not often that a weather phenomenon becomes part of the pop culture zeitgeist.

6 Things to Consider as You Plan Your 2016 Budget

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Panama Canal Expansion. The Panama Canal expansion, slated for completion this spring, will impact logistics in a big way. Moving and planning inventories on both fixed and spot—or even pegging rates to an index—are options.

What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike?

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Communicate with the destination distribution centers and warehouses to ensure they have the ability to plan and receive the additional inventory. What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike? Supply chains can face disruption from man-made events, as well as natural disasters.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

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Panama. Such a system enables those companies to fulfil orders flexibly by dispatching the goods from various inventory points (e.g. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

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Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Panama. Companies must invest in and balance their inventories more wisely to ensure optimal on-shelf availability in all commercial outlets.

Complex costs of transportation

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To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Panama.

Ace Hardware International Implements Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning

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Blue Ridge provides a complete solution, with extensive multi-echelon inventory optimization capabilities, enabling us to increase service levels by efficiently and effectively aligning inventory across our worldwide supply chain.”.

Trending: Effects of West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

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Even when factoring in an economy that is healthier than a year ago, these numbers suggest retailers are pre-loading Holiday inventory. Blog Post: Who Will Win the Race for Freight in the Panama Canal Expansion? By Chris Ferrell. Director, Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium.

Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

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for example, many of the east coast ports have expanded exponentially over the past decade in preparation for the Panama Canal expansion; however, it is unclear whether increased activity in the canal will lead to more business for these ports. Ultimately this will protect them against stock outs, allow them to reduce their inventory, improve their ROIC, lower shipping costs, and streamline their transition to e-commerce.

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KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

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Inventory stock turns in Days. Inventory management. Inventory levels. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

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Panama. Finally, the system should enable intelligent inventory location management to ensure optimal on-shelf availability for the end customers. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

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

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Panama. 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.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

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Panama. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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What’s Looming for Transpacific Ocean Shipments this Peak Season?

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As many shippers front-loaded inventory in the second half of 2018—especially the fourth quarter—to avoid potential tariff increases, the market saw drastic volume increases beyond what we’ve come to expect from years’ past. Higher inventories to avoid tariffs.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016


Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) said on December 21st that the expansion of the canal is 96% complete. MARKET: .

Clear Sailing for Ocean Carriers in 2018 — If They Don’t Blow It

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Even a wider Panama Canal can’t accommodate the largest ships on the water, some with capacity exceeding 20,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). Shippers are carrying excess inventory because they can’t trust service providers to deliver the goods in a timely fashion that meets the demands of the modern-day consumer. The World Trade Organization’s latest release of its World Trade Outlook Indicator shows merchandise trade volume experiencing above-average growth in early 2018.