Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. Companies that have already got a manufacturing base in China are not necessarily at an advantage, as Bugaboo’s story illustrates.

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5 Engagement Strategies in Managing a Relationship With a Transportation Management 3PL


This is our 9th post in our strategic transportation management and logistics series. When selecting a transportation mangement 3PL to aid you in a robust and effective transportation management strategy , defining the rules of engagement is critical to success. When you do engage and hire a 3PL for effective transportation management, it is vital that you look at this relationship as a partnership and not a commodity.

Shipper Symposium 2019 – Take Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension!


You can expect some of the best and brightest leaders from the transportation and supply chain industries to be in attendance at this 48-hour event, and we hope you’ll be there to learn the latest industry info impacting your organization!

A supply chain ‘prenup’

Supply Chain Movement

I posed that question while leading a seminar a couple of years ago. A logistics service provider needs to have a good understanding of the business strategy of the shipper (manufacturer, wholesaler or retailer) who is looking to outsource their logistics.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015


The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts. FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17.

Trade Acronyms as a Second Language

CH Robinson Transportfolio

AD occurs when a foreign manufacturer sells goods in the U.S. tax breaks to manufacturers that export goods to the U.S.), enabling the manufacturers to sell the goods cheaper than domestic manufacturers. Trade Acronyms as a Second Language | Transportfolio.

World-Renowned Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai joins ThroughPut Advisory Board


Just-In-Time has become the global benchmark for manufacturing and supply chain efficiency. I believe this team is creating the ideal process improvement software that enables process value and profit sustainability in the manufacturing industries of Japan , as well as those around the world. and IOT initiatives around software, there is excellent potential for manufacturers to optimize end-to-end production processes throughout the product lifecycle.

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26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

Rupy Sawhney is the Heath Fellow in Business and Engineering at the University of Tennessee, combining both fields through his knowledge of lean manufacturing, the optimization of production without a drop off in quality or worker health.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Today it operates in 67 countries with 143,000 employees and has 76 business units on six platforms that cover animal feed, food production, energy and transportation, financial services and pharmaceuticals.

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Thailand Courts Foreign Investment, While Leadership Questions Remain

Supply Chain Brain

Those were among the phrases that officials voiced at a recent seminar in Bangkok organized by the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI). Kobsak Pootrakool, who holds the title of minister attached to the prime minister’s office, told the investment seminar that Thailand’s international competitiveness has been on the decline in recent years. Transportation alone, encompassing air, rail, road and maritime, will account for a substantial portion of the projected work.

50 expert tips on improving warehouse efficiency & productivity

6 River Systems

Offer cross training and provide continual training seminars on new procedures to improve productivity.” For example, many manufacturers see an increased demand in Q4 with the approach of the holiday season.

Asia Supply Chain Excellence Report: Issue, January 2013

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Manufacturers need to stay abreast of new regulations and be capable of responding rapidly. While road infrastructure is at an international level near the coast, inland transportation can be a different story. However, most manufacturing is on the east coast, while the earthquake and flood-prone regions are further west. Sharing knowledge and leading practices, joint pilots, seminars, etc., January 2014. Subscribe. Supply Chain Risk in China: Focus on.

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Top 25 Supply Chains of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Also, for whatever reason, Gartner limits the scope of the Top 25 to companies in the manufacturing, retail or distribution sectors. Content Summary: Once again, German automaker BMW is the only automotive manufacturer on the Top 25 list this year, which Gartner attributes in part to its reputation as the most sustainable automotive company, at least according to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Department of Transportation to ban the product from air transportation.

Musk's Electric-Car Vision Doubted by Major Auto-Parts Suppliers

Material Handling & Logistics

“There’s a lot of buzz and a lot of talk about how the world’s going to change to electrified vehicles overnight, and I’m here to tell you it’s not going to happen overnight, and it’s not going to happen for decades,” said David Dauch, CEO of American Axle & Manufacturing.