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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

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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.

The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

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Low-cost country sourcing is a procurement strategy that falls under a broad category of procurement efforts called global sourcing. 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. Leverage manufacturers and their network. Shipping costs.

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The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

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According to PLS Logistics , global companies will install procurement managers in China for entire organizations by 2025. Meanwhile, Brazil, Russia and India will become major suppliers as companies access the remaining untapped resources of the world. For example, a consumer can access the Amazon Returns Center and initiate the shipping label printing and shipping of products from any internet-accessible device.

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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. 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.

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

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Sourcing and procurement departments exist to mitigate this issue, but input bottlenecks remain common. Manufacturing is a precise process that is hard to systematize and just as hard to monitor. As a result, no manufacturer in history has ever been able to capture 100% of its productivity. Now, thanks to declining costs, it’s viable in complex manufacturing settings as well. Storage and shipping costs can quickly cut into profit margins.

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

Sourcing and procurement departments exist to mitigate this issue, but input bottlenecks remain common. Manufacturing is a precise process that is hard to systematize and just as hard to monitor. As a result, no manufacturer in history has ever been able to capture 100% of its productivity. Now, thanks to declining costs, it’s viable in complex manufacturing settings as well. Storage and shipping costs can quickly cut into profit margins.