Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam. Deloitte has also highlighted the country as a major manufacturer of electronics parts , machinery, and appliances, among others. Mexico has its share of challenges, of course.

Doing Business in Malaysia

QAD

Despite the years of political turmoil, the country was able to diversify its economy to include robust manufacturing, services and a thriving tourism industry. The country is slightly larger than the US state of New Mexico, with terrain that rises from coastal plains to hills and mountains.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

In addition, several agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require unique device identifiers (UDI) usually in the form of barcodes to contain information such as manufactured date and lot number to provide traceability. Be sure to check out this case study to read how we helped a major healthcare company implement a new UDI labeling process for medical devices. New Hampsire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York.

What’s the Hold-up with COVID Vaccinations? Don’t Hold Your Breath…a 2021 Prediction

NC State SCRC

Localization is underway as we start to see organizations moving more towards local production in manufacturing networks with localized suppliers (to avoid being shut down), and shortages of PPE continues to occur, which results in counterfeiting activity on the rise. Welcome to 2021!

Halloween Candy – A Scary Supply Chain Planning Problem

Logility

In the interactive “ Top Halloween Candy by State ” map, CandyStore.com shows my beloved candy corn is the favorite candy for trick-or-treaters in Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Iowa, Michigan and Alabama. Good for someone that wants to buy Halloween candy for 75% off the day after Halloween, but not so great for the candy manufacturer or retailer. I admit, I love to eat Halloween candy as much as most grade school children (maybe more). My favorite: candy corn of course!

7 Ways to Create Perfect Agile Supply Chain Machine

Supply Chain Opz

The primary focus was to make a manufacturing system became more flexible and could adapt to changes. published the article entitled " Leagility: Integrating the lean and agile manufacturing paradigms in the total supply chain " to describe how agility and lean concept are related. Nokia who had a contingency plan managed to locate 2 new suppliers and the new lead-time was only 5 days.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

Talking Logistics

I’m in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico this morning. I’ll share some photos and highlights next week, either of the ride or my new Personal Oxygen Device. Instacart’s new $7 billion valuation is a bet on the future of grocery delivery (recode). DeliveryCircle Launches New SaaS Platform for Same-day, Last Mile Delivery. As you read this, I’ll be doing a short tune-up ride in preparation for tomorrow’s JDRF Ride to Cure cycling event.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Rates will likely fluctuate week to week for outbound New Jersey and New York depending on capacity and demand. Outbound freight to New Jersey is almost non-existent. Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. New Hampshire. New Hampshire Gov. New Jersey. New Mexico.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Even New York has taken steps to reopen portions of the state that have been less affected by the virus than N YC. . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 10-20 days and we expect to see an increase in outbound volume as a result. . Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. and recently allowed manufacturing work to resume; however, the?formal?order

Everything you Need to Know about Hurricane Patricia

Elementum

Hurricane Patricia, officially the strongest hurricane ever recorded, is set to make landfall as a Category 5 hurricane on Mexico’s west coast this evening. Which areas of Mexico will be impacted? Patricia will hit the state of Jalisco, which includes the large metropolitan and manufacturing center of Guadalajara as well as ports in Manzanillo—the largest in Mexico by volume. Mexico’s West Coast ports have been shut down as of 8am local time.

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When Opportunity Knocks, Say YES!

BlueYonder

This week we feature a Customer Executive from our North America Manufacturing sales team. She grew up in cities around the world until her father retired and her family settled in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she graduated high school and went on to earn an Accounting degree from the University of New Mexico. When I was approached about trying something new, saying yes carried me forward.

When Opportunity Knocks, Say YES!

BlueYonder

This week we feature a Customer Executive from our North America Manufacturing sales team. She grew up in cities around the world until her father retired and her family settled in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she graduated high school and went on to earn an Accounting degree from the University of New Mexico. When I was approached about trying something new, saying yes carried me forward.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. The cities of Baton Rouge and New Orleans see a significant amount of traffic back and forth. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. The cities of Baton Rouge and New Orleans see a significant amount of traffic back and forth. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. The cities of Baton Rouge and New Orleans see a significant amount of traffic back and forth. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York. Short Answer: Yes.