31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Many off-shore manufacturers have returned to the U.S., Those changes, along with high costs of transporting materials and finished goods to and from overseas locations, make the value of reshoring likely to become a compelling financial reality for many manufacturers. manufacturers hurried to produce off-shore, believing significant cost reductions and huge profits would follow. 70% of manufacturers indicate that volatile energy costs are a major concern.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Mission Impossible

Supply Chains Rock

Last week I was in my home town of New York to surprise my mom for her birthday. New Watch. After going downtown I found a shop that produced t-shirts right in New York City. Living in Switzerland and before now in Austria it is much, much easier to find locally manufactured products from pens and pencils to clothes. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring?

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How are Christmas Trees Shipped?

Freight Center

Fun fact: The Christmas tree variety selected for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York City is a Norway Spruce from the village of Florida in Orange County, New York. Best Practices for Christmas Tree Shipping. Truckload (TL) shipping is your best bet for successfully shipping healthy trees for two big reasons. TL offers multiple specialty shipping options that would best suit the needs of Christmas trees during transit.

How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. South Korea has reported the lowest number of new cases in 4 weeks , leading the way on the containment execution roadmap. In fact, in the last 6 weeks alone, I have personally been to the front lines of Yokohama, Milan, New York, and San Francisco , working alongside some of the world’s most professionally-committed food manufacturing & distribution, plastics manufacturing, and industrial operations personnel.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. New Hampshire.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. New Hampshire.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. New Hampshire.

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. . Shipping in or out of Alabama should be?back When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. shipping to or from Kentucky,?you

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

And this global trip isn’t just for sightseeing – leading companies find that a diversified sourcing base and far-flung manufacturing can help cut production costs, increasing the bottom line. Here are just a few pain points that are increasing transportation costs: Container shipping headaches. The ocean shipping industry might finally be righting itself, but shippers are still aggravated with issues.

Don’t Get Caught Off-Guard: Preparing for July 2016 SOLAS Shipper Mandates

Talking Logistics

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new requirements go into effect on July 1, 2016, stating that all packed containers must have verified gross mass weights reported to the carrier and terminal before loading. Shippers are required to communicate verified weights in a shipping document. As often occurs with new requirements, questions continue to swirl and some companies are going to feel ill-prepared as the deadline arises.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Produce shipping is showing signs of strengthening and should begin building activity for the remainder of the month before leveling off in June. 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. Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted.

Who said supply chains are boring?: How would you ship 500 trees.

Supply Chains Rock

How would you ship 500 trees to Iraq? Basically, her organization worked with a nursery and collected 400 trees from Long Island, New York and 100 from California and had them shipped via DHL to the US troops in Iraq. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Now Cow rests in peace in a New Balance shoe box in our family room. Shipping with Amazon. Here are some more details from the article: Dubbed “Shipping with Amazon,” or SWA, the new service will entail the tech giant picking up packages from businesses and shipping them to consumers, according to people familiar with the matter. Once complete, P&G said its new supply chain will enable 80% of U.S. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning.

Pandemic success stories: What can be learned from these triumphs?

USC Consulting Group

One of the manufacturers that was able to take advantage of this change in people’s workout habits was Peloton. The New York City-based firm sold millions of said bicycles in the first quarter. As is frequently the case when demand outstrips supply, Peloton was unable to ship orders to customers in as timely a manner as they do normally. In fact, the company chose to take a hit on profit margin s in order to expedite shipping.

Podcast: VC Brian Aoaeh on the Future of Supply Chain Investment

Requis

Venture capital (VC) investor, columnist and educator Brian Aoaeh is part of the new generation of investors who are unlocking the opportunities in supply chain. Brian describes himself as “obsessively enthusiastic” about supply chain, and has helped many supply chain professionals connect and find synergies as the co-founder and organizer of the New York Supply Chain Meet Up and the Worldwide Supply Chain Federation.

Understanding the Challenges Facing Aerospace and Defense Manufacturing Firms

USC Consulting Group

Businesses navigating the global aerospace and defense sector reached new heights in 2018, generating record revenues and laying the foundation for sustained organizational success through fast and furious merger and acquisition activity, according to research from PricewaterhouseCoopers. This global economic strategy has produced mixed results , The New York Times reported. Together, these issues pose a huge problem for aerospace and defense manufacturing firms.

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. We go from our client’s overseas manufacturing location via air, sea, and land to their warehouse, our warehouse, or to Amazon’s warehouse. [01:36] I grew up in a Monsey, New York, a small town in Rockland County. My first job was working as a customer service representative for a bulk candy company that had an online store and 4 retail locations in New York.

Types of Risks Impacting Supply Chains in 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

For example, an analysis carried out by AIR on the potential impact of Hurricane Harvey on regional manufacturing found that, based on percentage of the total potential revenue loss, the top three subsectors are petroleum and coal products manufacturing (37%), chemical manufacturing (13%), and oil and gas extraction (12%). For example the The 2016 Hanjin maritime carrier bankruptcy left workers, ships, containers, and product stranded at sea and in ports around the world.

The need to know

EFT

on Tuesday unveiled the perks of its new membership program, Walmart Plus, which will grant subscribers unlimited free delivery, fuel discounts and no checkout lines. Alibaba Group opens China factory as part of new manufacturing initiative. New York Times].

This Week in Logistics News (October 6-10, 2014)

Talking Logistics

across from the Empire State Building in Midtown [and on the same busy street as Macy’s flagship store], would function as a mini warehouse, with limited inventory for same-day delivery within New York, product returns and exchanges, and pickups of online orders. If it is successful, however, the New York location could presage a rollout to other U.S.

Learning to Speak the Language of Demand

Supply Chain Shaman

New shoes feel awkward. Learning to speak a new language is similar. The first step to making the shift is learning a new language. New forms of analytics make new capabilities possible. While we need forecasting and we need to improve the processes, we also need to teach teams how to use new forms of demand data and adopt demand processes. To become demand driven (or market driven), they need to learn how to speak a new language.

Supply Chain Management Challenges All Businesses Need to Understand

USC Consulting Group

However, this rudimentary software is quickly becoming a remnant of the past due to the emergence of several new SCM technologies. Same-day shipping and similarly accelerated logistics options are in higher demand than ever before, making rapid SCM operations critical to organizational success, particularly for B2C companies serving online shoppers. Sustained marketplace success and effective supply chain management go hand-in-hand.

Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Luxottica recently strengthened its position in the industry by vertically integrating with the world’s largest lenses manufacturer, Essilor, in January 2017 [2]. Eyewear has long been a very high margin business, and Luxottica is estimated to markup frames between 10x - 25x from point of manufacture to point of sale, while Essilor sold lenses that were sold to retailers at 3x - 5x retail margin [3]. Manufacturing is outsourced to offshore factories in China.

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How Microsoft & ThroughPut are helping Global Manufacturers increase Output during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and how every Operations Professional can help

ThroughPut

Automotive manufacturers are remobilizing to produce ventilators. South Korea has reported the lowest number of new cases in 4 weeks , leading the way on the containment execution roadmap. In fact, in the last 6 weeks alone, I have personally been to the front lines of Yokohama, Milan, New York, and San Francisco , working alongside some of the world’s most professionally-committed food manufacturing & distribution, plastics manufacturing, and industrial operations personnel.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

I threw in a healthy dose of interesting (globalization, shipping trends and the business of logistics), a dash of history (the evolution of longitude), a sprinkle of next generation manufacturing (lean manufacturing) and some great company success stories (FedEx, Walmart. Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate by Rose George ( Link ). Ever hear of Lean Manufacturing?

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

The expectation is that two mega ships will arrive at the ports to pick up empties this week as the equipment is needed in China. Industrial and chemical sectors are maintaining at seasonally expected shipping volumes as of this time. Some LTL carriers are embargoing parts of New York for the NBG Service Center due to the total number of cases of coronavirus in these zip codes: 10801, 10802, 10804, and 10805. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China.

Transforming Consumer Value Chains: Navigating The Power Shift to the Shopper

Supply Chain Shaman

Success of New Business Models. Manufacturers are Now Selling Directly to Consumers. This week, many of my friends will gather in New York for NRF. Retail was slow to adopt supply chain processes to drive new business models; and as a result, traditional retail redefinition of supply chain processes got caught in the omni-channel hype while Amazon worked its magic to become a market leader. Retail generic products sold through new channels.

7 Ways to Strategically Elevate Freight Procurement

Talking Logistics

In the last decade, many companies, especially those with manufacturing operations, have evolved direct materials sourcing from an administrative function to a strategic procurement process. It is easy to understand why strategy is often set aside to meet immediate needs of getting product shipped out the door. Large and mid-size shippers typically have procurement personnel but may lack coordination across shipping locations.

How the Supply Chain Planning System Stole Christmas

Kinaxis

These dolls were manufactured in Asia and typically shipped by boat. While this was a cost effective shipping method, the entire supply chain planning system wasn’t fast and took four to six weeks for the dolls to arrive on the West Coast. by Taunya MacDonald The year is 1983, and all my sister and I wanted from Santa was a Cabbage Patch Kid doll.

Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors

Talking Logistics

And last month, we witnessed the havoc that winter storm Jonas unleashed along the east coast , dumping more than two feet of snow in Washington, DC, New York City, and other major cities, leading to thousands of flight cancellations and gridlock on the roads. The El Niño weather pattern, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts will be among the strongest on record , is already causing flooding and mudslides in California.

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The Toilet Paper Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Manufacturers make toilet paper based on those demand signals in a very predictive manner. The majority of toilet paper sold in North America is manufactured in North America. As it is the manufacture of toilet paper is a highly automated process with relatively few employees required to oversee such an operation anyways. There is also nothing particularly challenging or unique about the manufacture of toilet paper nor its Supply Chain. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Supply Chain Issues Impacting the Country’s Recovery from the Coronavirus

NC State SCRC

In reality, Americans are unlikely to use any more of these products than they have in the past, and manufacturers are unlikely to have shortages. In New York alone, there are an estimated 7250 ventilators, and projections are that they will need more than 18,600. The coronavirus originated in China, and as several microbiologists told me, the Chinese government does not allow specimens to be shipped outside its borders.

The Coronavirus Pandemic Rewarded Companies with Foresight

Enterra Insights

While some manufacturers and retailers had fairly mature omnichannel operations, other companies hastened to bolster their operations. Manufacturers, however, are also getting more involved. ” Because retailers and manufacturers might be surprised who constitutes their consumer base, Shaffer indicates, “Retailers need to invest in customer intelligence.” Retailers and manufacturers must always be looking ahead to see how the business landscape is changing.

This Week in Logistics News (July 23-27, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the news that caught my attention: China’s Cosco Shipping Hit by Cyberattack in U.S. Target is cranking up same-day delivery in New York (StarTribune). Heading into 2017, one of my predictions was that we would see a rise in cyberattacks, with supply chain and logistics operations becoming new targets. The hackers are back at it again, this time targeting Cosco Shipping Holdings. As reported by the Wall Street Journal , “Cosco Shipping Holdings Co.

How to Stop Disruption in the Supply Chain From the Coronavirus

Veridian Solutions

Although not as sizable as other Chinese cities, Wuhan has more than 11 million people, making it considerably larger than New York City. More than 300 of the world’s 500 largest companies have a presence in Wuhan, with the city being one of China’s largest manufacturing centers. One of the many reasons that Wuhan is critical to the international supply chain is due to its role in shipping and transportation.

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