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The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

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It’s easy to oversimplify the differences between sourcing for parts locally or internationally. When considering where to purchase from, the prevailing idea seems to be that domestic sourcing allows for better control and shorter lead time, but international sourcing is more cost-effective. Let’s compare the strengths and weaknesses of both international and domestic sourcing options. International Sourcing. Reaping the benefits of international sourcing.

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” And considering that our international tariff laws have been more dynamic in the past three years, shipping U.S.

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Nearshoring & Reshoring Will Continue to Increase Thanks to these Main Benefits

Cerasis

This may include research and development, product manufacturing, product packaging, and shipping processes. Since one of the key benefits of reshoring and nearshoring focuses on lower shipping costs and increased quality, those companies who keep chasing the lower labor cost will hurt. But many US companies are redoubling their efforts in this venture of nearshoring and reshoring so they can get the benefits of lower shipping costs and increased quality.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

The projections are from BTS’ and FHWA’s latest version of the Freight Analysis Framework (FAF) , “which integrates data from a variety of sources to create a comprehensive picture of freight movement among states and major metropolitan areas by all modes of transportation.”. The post Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I’ve had the good fortune to be presented with opportunities for compelling discussions with a significant group of leading thinkers, senior executives in procurement, logistics, and technology management over this past year. In particular, the focal BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) represent major targets for expansion, but with them come a host of new problem that enterprises have little to no experience in dealing with in terms of logistics capabilities.

Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

The 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer championship has drawn millions of sports enthusiasts to Russia. million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, the world championship in Russia and other large events are mega-examples of how logistics teams up and down the supply chain must all play a role and work efficiently to deliver the goal. Source: [link].

The need to know

EFT

pounds) for express shipments bound for Britain from January when the country leaves the European customs union, the German logistics company said on Tuesday. Three top Apple suppliers to commit $900 million to India smartphone incentive plan – sources.

The need to know

EFT

Exclusive: Walmart's Flipkart eyes overseas listing as early as 2021: sources v. Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart is preparing for an initial public offering overseas as early as 2021, which could value the firm up to $50 billion, sources familiar with the company's plans told Reuters.

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

This is not only true for financial investments, but also for supply chain and logistics predictions. Like I said last year, making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target: sometimes you get lucky and hit the mark; other times you miss the bullseye by a mile. The answer depends largely on whether OPEC, Russia, and other oil producers adhere to the supply cuts they pledged to on December 10th.

Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

Requis

The rise in remote work has led to a drop in demand, not to mention the small matter of a price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia. Despite the persistance of some strong fundamentals , 2020 may signal the true turning point in the shift to renewable sources for energy companies.

Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This can be illustrated by the recent drop in fuel prices, which essentially took a large toll on countries heavily reliant on oil exports, like Russia. Overseas labor and production costs of similar goods exported from the United States are increasing, making exported goods more affordable compared to offshore sourcing streams. As carriers grapple with capacity adjustments, exporters can benefit from the surplus space available on export ships to Asia and Europe.

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

Cargill Animal Nutrition (CAN) is clustered around five major regions: North America; Latin America; EMEAR, including Russia; South Asia and East Asia. I split this off from global sourcing because we had plenty of buyers but not enough planning and logistics so service and documentation was failing. Their mission is to work with our many global buyers, collectively known as Risk Management and Sourcing (RMS), to streamline the buying, planning and logistics.

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Industry 4.0: Will Your Business Survive?

Murano Corporation

It is used to describe networked value chains that can self-regulate, meaning that manufacturing lines can automatically trigger critical maintenance procedures, or reconfigure production to accommodate sudden logistical problems. It is used to exchange information to accomplish manufacturing operations management between sales, finance, logistics, production, maintenance and quality (as in Figure 1).

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. The companys logistics chief, Norbert Bensel, said the inaugural journey on the new rail route had delivered its cargo in roughly half the time it would have taken to arrive in the northern German port city by sea. The "Container Express" made its way from China to Germany through Mongolia, Russia, Belarus and Poland.