McDonald’s Mesoamérica Supply Chain Response to COVID-19

ToolsGroup

Nicaragua has placed lower restrictions. So Honduras suddenly stopped, and we had so many items in transit, so right now we’re overstocked by 140%, and we’re trying to deal with that using external sources. Before SO99+, we would have to consolidate information from different sources, trying to build them up into wide physical information, and it would take a lot of time and had a high risk of mistakes.

Partnering with Farm-Trace to monitor sustainability and impact

Provenance

“66% of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable products but most organizations don’t know the farmers they source from, let alone their impact.” – Kahlil Baker, CEO and Founder, Farm-Trace. Their projects are growing over 5 million trees with over 1,000 smallholder farmers in Nicaragua, providing carbon offsets for organizations around the world.

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Port of Los Angeles: Disintermediation and Other Risks

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Nicaragua is considering building its own canal. It's a dream Nicaragua has had since they lost to Panama back in the early 1900's. Pollution and port congestion: environmentalists have targeted the port for being a major source of CO2 emissions – the city will need to find a path that improves the environmental situation without significantly burdening businesses. Jaimie Conley, Jeremy Fuller, Tucker Herbert, and Felipe Caro.

Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

Source: Adelante SCM based on World Bank LPI data. Source: World Bank. With the Panama Canal on course for expansion early next year, and Nicaragua’s “Grand Canal” in early development, Cuba could be in the sweet spot for future world trade and logistics. Yesterday, the White House announced that President Obama plans to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of State Sponsors of Terrorism.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Nicaragua. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? This C.H.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Nicaragua. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Nicaragua. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Nicaragua. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

Supply Chain Movement

The benefits of utilising modern-day FTAs include fewer customs duties, less red tape, access to public tenders, sourcing opportunities, investment opportunities and more transparent business conditions. Nicaragua. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations. International trade can entail significantly more risk than straightforward domestic business-to-business transactions.