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Business boundaries in supply chains

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain management is critical to the success of export business. And just when you think you have your export logistics under control, a boycott rears its ugly head – as currently between the European Union and Russia. The EU currently prohibits the export to Russia of certain items used in the production of oil. Such time-consuming red tape is an unavoidable part of doing business with Russia. Supply Chain Movement.

4 unstoppable forces that WILL change your end-to-end supply chain

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater If there’s one thing you can count on in supply chain, it’s that things will change. It could be as relatively small as a last minute order or engineering change, or as big as an industry-wide shift that sends your end-to-end supply chain spinning in an entirely new direction. At the recent Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, there was a lot of talk about the latter. Customers have always been at the heart of supply chain.

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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. We just finished hosting over 150 executives at our Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, with a theme on Supply Chain Analytics. Here is what I expect to see next year: Global supply chain footprints will continue to expand.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . Supply chains, both international and domestic, are under constant pressure to reduce their costs and enhance performance at the same time. It is a challenge that is giving supply chain executives headaches and all the while squeezing their profit margins.

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The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers. From Amazon to hyper-local retailers, 2017 will be a year of intense scrutiny and pressure on logistics providers. Fortunately, your organization can get ahead of the learning curve by knowing what trends in logistics to watch for this year. The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2016. Autonomous Trucks Will Drive Logistics Forward. Logistics

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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. The coronavirus pandemic has given the world a wake-up call about resiliency in supply chain.

The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

Unleashed

This strategy involves a country from a high-cost country area — typically US, UK, Canada, Australia, and West European nations — purchasing materials from resource-rich low-cost countries; think China, India, Indonesia, Bolivia, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, and East European nations. Political unrest, both internal and external, can halt supply lines. Political instability can cause interruptions to your supply chain. Shipping costs.

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

BluJay Solutions

If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, nothing tests the game strategy and teamwork like a worldwide event. The 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer championship has drawn millions of sports enthusiasts to Russia. According to the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung , for example, just supplying the German team at the Olympic village in Rio in 2016 required 1.3 million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%). Supply chain industry executives are split sharply about how Mexico will fare if it is able to agree with the United States and Canada on terms to update the North American Free Trade Agreement. . Russia climbs three spots to No.

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. Here’s one of my predictions for 2016 that hit the mark: Blockchain Technology Will Make Its Debut in Supply Chain Management.

Growing the logistics network means building partnerships with the right people

Supply Chain View from the Field

Growth of the global logistics network is fraught with increasing difficulty. This involves direct shipping of products to distributors, which allows you to generate savings. This strategy allowed us better reach to our customers, by using existing distributors who already have a presence in countries like India and Russia. The only way to do that effectively is to eliminate touch points into the supply chain going in to that country – what we call the direct chain.

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China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

Even though among the goals of OBOR is to ship Chinese goods to a broader audience, it could potentially result in a large economic trade bloc unto itself potentially leaving the US out in the cold in terms of global trade. OBOR includes several land routes connecting East Asia with Europe via Russia, Kazakhstan, Iran and Turkey with future routes into Africa. The OBOR supply chain appears to be taking shape. Globalization Supply Chain Trade supply chain

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Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

In recent years, the aerospace heavyweights Boeing and Northrop Grumman have developed airships; Russia, Brazil, and China have built or conceived prototypes, and Canada has designs for a few of them, including the Solar Ship, which looks like a bloated stealth bomber, with solar panels spread across the top of helium-filled wings. The post Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium

NC State SCRC

The DC serves as the hub for Nike’s global e-commerce business, and orders taken from Nike.com are shipped to consumers all over the world from this DC, including North America. The choice of Leuven as the logistics campus was made for several reasons. The Nike campus is used for distribution to Russia, Saudi Arabia, as well as samples for sales reps, business promotions, and returns are all processed at the facility.

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.

The need to know

EFT

beef supply chain. Department of Agriculture is funding a $1 million research project to identify how the virus that causes COVID-19 might be transmitted in the nation’s beef supply chain, from cattle on the farm to the packages of meat inside a person’s refrigerator.

The need to know

EFT

Zara owner Inditex pledges support for fashion supply chain as coronavirus bites. Shipping’s share of global carbon emissions increases. shale supply chain will emerge smaller from price war, pandemic. Supply and Demand Chain Executive].

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

For shippers large and small, the multi-billion-dollar infrastructural project could bring huge opportunities for improving the efficiency of global supply chains—providing they do their homework first. Silk Road increases global logistics options. Many shippers are already taking advantage of the new global logistics options. Global Transportation Management asia logistics Europe Global Trade

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

For shippers large and small, the multi-billion-dollar infrastructural project could bring huge opportunities for improving the efficiency of global supply chains—providing they do their homework first. Silk Road increases global logistics options. Many shippers are already taking advantage of the new global logistics options. Global Transportation Management asia logistics Europe Global Trade

The need to know

EFT

Hyundai Samho delivers world's first LNG-powered very large container ship v. EU parliament votes to make ships pay for their pollution. Another blow for UK logistics: SMART Freight system won't be ready for Brexit. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists.

The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As demands change, so must our supply chains. Accordingly, they developed new logistic strategies to decrease those labor costs. As reported by OSW studies , China determined that rail service between western China, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Europe would best serve the unique needs of these manufacturers. As such, each option can serve your supply chain in a different way. Could rail service benefit your supply chain?

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

Supply Chain Movement

Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional. By Helen Armstong (Supply Chain Movement). It consolidated Cargill’s global animal feed production and strengthened its internal supply chain capacity for food production and processing. What is your responsibility regarding the supply chain? What are the main business challenges that drive supply chain projects at the moment?

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Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Because of its strategic location and strong infrastructure, the Netherlands plays a key role in the global logistics industry. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. The Netherlands is a logistical center for Europe, and the entire world, because of its advantageous location and proximity to the sea, making it one of the easiest countries in the world for moving manufactured goods and raw materials. Shipping. and Russia.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight. Although we are a 3PL who supports manufacturers who ship, the more information we provide, the better off we all are. So it is startling to think about manufacturing without tooling, assembly lines or supply chains.

Using Warehouse Automation to Combat Tariff Spikes

Cerasis

Additional tariffs have been enacted against China and Russia as well. Warehouses obtaining supplies, products, and raw materials from affected countries could see similar rises in average production and purchase price for finished products. Tariff Spikes Threaten to Undermine Existing Trade Agreements The potential impact of new tariffs under the Trump Administration could directly result in increased overhead costs for warehouses, supply chains, and retailers across the country.

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Industry 4.0: Will Your Business Survive?

Murano Corporation

which combines Cloud Computing, Big Data and Analytics, Horizontal and Vertical System Integration, the Internet of Things, and Cybersecurity to interconnect manufacturers and their customers and suppliers in an extended supply chain. factories will be embedded within the global networks of supply and demand through Cloud Computing. Smart factories are approaching zero downtime, supply chains are becoming transparent, and mass customization is becoming the norm.

Using Warehouse Automation to Combat Tariff Spikes

Veridian Solutions

Additional tariffs have been enacted against China and Russia as well. Warehouses obtaining supplies, products, and raw materials from affected countries could see similar rises in average production and purchase price for finished products. Tariff Spikes Threaten to Undermine Existing Trade Agreements The potential impact of new tariffs under the Trump Administration could directly result in increased overhead costs for warehouses, supply chains, and retailers across the country.

China’s Historic Silk Road is Resurrected from the Rubble

Elementum

This will include a rail route stretching from Chongqing, China, through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, and Poland to Duisburg in Germany. China is leading an initiative to revive one of the largest feats of trade infrastructure the world has ever known. Dating from China’s Han Dynasty, the Silk Road has stood sentinel for centuries — a network of trade routes linking the country’s commerce hubs to its biggest trading partners.

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