What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the U.S.-Mexico Border Situation

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Mexico border to help process people crossing the border. Mexico border delays in an uncertain atmosphere: Look for opportunities to convert modes of services. Actively communicate with your procurement team. Mexico Border Situation appeared first on Transportfolio.

Former Teva Pharmaceutical Procurement Leader Joins Synovos


3, 2019 – Thomas Cummins, former Global Head of Manufacturing Goods and Services Procurement for Teva Pharmaceuticals, has been named Senior Direct of Global Procurement for Synovos, the leading independent integrated supply chain management company in North America. RADNOR, Pa. –

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The Procurement Economy in 2019: The United States


As we start 2019, it’s critical to understand how current events, changes in governmental policy and the general economic climate may affect the global procurement market and supply chain. and the European Union, and examine how procurement organizations can best prepare in the new year. Here, we outline some of the biggest stories and what they mean for American industries and procurement teams. Procurement Resources

The Supply Chain Detective™: The Case of the Unpaid Invoices!

Supply Chain Game Changer

“I need you to go down to Mexico right away. And they were dealing with Invoices and issues from every site around the world, not just the one in Mexico. We got on the phone with the Supply Chain team in Mexico to try to get our arms around the problem and develop an action plan.

Confessions of a High Priced Expediter!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This time the disaster was in Mexico. Selected as one of the Top 75 Supply Chain Blogs, and one of the Top 25 Procurement Blogs, on the Internet. © Copyright Mortson Enterprises Inc, 2018. SCM #SupplyChain #Logistics #Distribution #Procurement. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Post Award Contract Management with $40 Oil: Insights from Shell’s Kevin Fronk

Supply Chain View from the Field

Kevin and I worked together years ago to help define the a baseline framework for strategic sourcing and category management that was deployed within the Lubricants group, and which later became deployed across the entire Shell Procurement organization. In my class this past week, Kevin spoke further about how procurement is markedly different in an era of $40 oil. The day after my class, Kevin was scheduled to fly out to one of Shell’s major rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) CPO on “How is CSR impacting Procurement objectives?” In The Pharma Business Video Interview


Geoffroy (CPO GlaxoSmithKline) just after he took part in a panel discussion at our Sustain 2016 event on “ How is Corporate Social Responsibility impacting Procurement objectives? Jean-Yves Rotte?-Geoffroy

When EU and U.S. Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons

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Economic factors in the EU combine with cabotage to impact truckload procurement professionals: Cabotage makes drivers and equipment more readily available throughout Europe. Cabotage with Mexico is even more constrained. Mexico border. Canada, and Mexico. When EU and U.S.

Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

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Sourcing & Procurement. Sourcing & Procurement. ProcureEdge – Sourcing & Procurement. There was an incident where Alaska Airlines (flight 261) flying from Mexico to Seattle airport plunged into the Pacific Ocean. Procurement Blog. Sourcing,Procurement,Contract & Spend Management (38). About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

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CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. Mexico trade. According to the press release: Con-way Truckload today derives 35 percent of its revenue from shipments destined for or originating in Mexico.

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Synovos Releases Best Practices Paper on Bridging the Gap within MRO Supply Chain


May 21, 2019 – Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, announced the availability of a new best practices article: MRO Supply Chain Best Practices: Bridging the Gap Between Maintenance and Procurement. Click the title to request the paper: MRO Supply Chain Best Practices: Bridging the Gap Between Maintenance and Procurement. Synovos provides services globally with locations in Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Singapore.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020


Mexico and Cross-Border. This past week, some states announced a mandatory shut down of manufacturing plants in Mexico until April 30. The exchange rate in Mexico continues to fluctuate but is still much higher than the last few years at a historic of 19 pesos per dollar.

Report Points to Increase of Shippers Outsourcing Transportation Management Due to These 4 Core Benefits


A distributor or manufacturer’s strength is in making product—its focus is procurement and streamlining production, but without the capability to fulfill orders, it is doomed. Mexico, in particular, is becoming a preferred locale for manufacturing services, due to its close proximity to the United States. Businesses today often need a bit of help moving their bottom line forward.

3 ways supplier diversity in supply chain can positively impact your business

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The Atlanta-based company demonstrated that companies focusing “heavily on supplier diversity” generated a 133% greater return on procurement investments than the typical business. More than just charity.

The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing


Low-cost country sourcing is a procurement strategy that falls under a broad category of procurement efforts called global sourcing. It’s easy to oversimplify the differences between sourcing for parts locally or internationally.

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

Talking Logistics

I’ll repeat what I said back in 2014: You can make supply chain apps simple to use, simple to deploy, and simple to procure — but the rest of supply chain management is anything but simple; it’s complex and messy. Photos from JDRF Ride to Cure in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Trade War: Can Tensions Between the U.S. and China Lead to Changes in the Global Supply Chain?

BluJay Solutions

multinationals are looking to alternative sourcing in countries such as India and Mexico. Be prepared by thoroughly documenting your manufacturing and procurement practices and engage expert council should you be unfamiliar with policies and procedures affecting your supply chain. .

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The end of just-in-time?


This is a natural evolution for procurement,” believes Lance Younger, Managing Director at INVERTO, BCG’s procurement and supply chain arm. The story goes that when Eiji Toyoda, CEO of Toyota, visited American car manufacturers in the 1950s, he was not impressed.

Three Ways to Ensure Resilient Supply Chains

Arena Solutions

As we see with the COVID-19 pandemic, recent tornados in Tennessee, past hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, or labor unrest in other parts of the world—threats brought by natural or man-made disasters—can impact your supply chain, whether you have a global network or rely on partners across town.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update


Mexico and Cross-border. into Mexico by truckload and the increase of CPG export products from Mexico to the U.S., Spot market rates are increasing for freight going from Mexico to the California, Washington, and Oregon areas.

Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Lessons from Nortel Networks


Jeff Townley, former Chief Procurement Officer at Nortel Networks, provided some fantastic insights in my MBA class this evening. ” The BAD – “Back in the 90s a lot was going to Mexico. Nortel had a plant in Calgary, that had to be moved to Mexico.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Companies have been in a “wait and see” mode for the last three to six months with regard to this, and now their procurement and supply chain leadership are being forced to find new and creative ways to handle the purchasing and movement of goods on a global scale. And not just in Mexico.

How Freight & Transportation Data Can Trim Your Transportation Spend


These functions must integrate easily into current logistics, invoicing , and procurement processes. The US is broken into 6 zones with Canada as zone 7, Mexico and zone 8, and everything else is zone 9.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Research from APQC’s Open Standards Benchmarking in procurement shows that organizations without formal SRM programs report 121 percent longer supplier lead times. That might mean diverting from Los Angeles/Long Beach to Canada or Mexico.

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What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Guest Post by Arun Gupta, PhD

Supply Chain View from the Field

In its current form the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the US and 11 Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries (Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Vietnam, Brunei, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, and New Zealand). Further, there are challenges in negotiations around tariff-free market access to components instead of only finished products, remanufactured products, and government procurement.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 2, 2020


Mexico and Cross-Border. and Mexico authorities confirm international trade related activities, such as customs brokerage and border clearances, are considered essential and to continue as usual. border and Mexico are being performed as usual with steady volumes up to date.

Mitigating the Impact of the Coronavirus on Supply Chains with Machine Learning and Real-Time Visibility

Supply Chain Nation

Lucky are the companies that can shift production to other countries like Mexico or Vietnam. By using AI and ML, companies can better model and predict demand and fine tune their inventory from procurement to transport to warehouse to routing supplies to locations ahead of demand.

5 Key Takeaways from TMC’s 2017 Customer Forum


In the NAFTA modernization, the United States is expected to push Mexico and Canada to increase their de minimis levels to be more in line with the United States.

5 Key Takeaways from TMC’s 2017 Customer Forum


In the NAFTA modernization, the United States is expected to push Mexico and Canada to increase their de minimis levels to be more in line with the United States.

Congratulating our Real Results and ICON Award Winners

Supply Chain Nation

McKesson, the oldest and largest healthcare company in the United States, needed to overhaul its procurement function with a redefined supply chain strategy. Walmart Mexico is receiving the Real Results Award for Teamwork following a large category management initiative.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

EU FTAs and PTAs range from the classic FTA, such as between the EU and Mexico (which focuses predominantly on liberation of goods and services), to more enhanced forms of the FTA like the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), between the EU and Ukraine for example. Mexico.

Trade Acronyms as a Second Language

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NAFTA is a Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico that entered in force on January 1, 1994. The United States is currently renegotiating NAFTA provisions with Canada and Mexico. Trade Acronyms as a Second Language | Transportfolio.

Blockchain for Responsible Sourcing – Where Does It Fit?


Every mango would be stamped with a lot number that would follow it throughout its journey from the mango farm in Mexico to the prepared food display. Blockchain is a revolutionary technology — without a doubt.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020


Mexico and Cross-Border. Mexico border crossing restrictions for non-commercial, non-essential operations have been extended until further notice. Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, CEO, Transplace.

Podcast: Rob Handfield on Suppliers, Data, Tech, and Talent


Meanwhile, salespeople for suppliers were trying to work around procurement. In the post-COVID world, suppliers in the US, Mexico, and Canada will become much more integrated. For example, there are around 200 startups for procurement analytics.

26 supply chain pros reveal the single most effective way to create a winning supply chain strategy

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Dave Munson @saddlebackbags Dave Munson is the founder and CEO of Saddleback Leather and of their leather factory, Old Mexico Manufacturing. It is no longer sustainable for companies to delay the enhancement of their procurement and supply chain organizations.

Supply Chain Impact of Hurricane Harvey Could Be Worse than Expected

Material Handling & Logistics

If the roads leading up to the factory are damaged, that is a 2-4 week disruption, but if the factory is flooded, then equipment procurement or repair time, setup and qualification time, production lead time and transit times, all become critical path to recovery”, says Vakil.

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