A Tipping Point?

Supply Chain Shaman

The merged company will be the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth in the world. The goal is to drive organic growth in North American and global expansion by combining Kraft’s brands with Heinz’s international platform.

Driverless Truck Platooning: Is There Enough ROI?

Talking Logistics

As reported by Heavy Duty Trucking last week, “Daimler Trucks North America has decided to pass on platooning and focus instead on advancing its position in vehicle automation.” Above the Fold Transportation Management Daimler Trucks North America driverless trucks truck platooning

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New online insight hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for supply chain decision makers

EFT

The Insight Hub doesn’t just give us an opportunity, for the first time, to house all this industry leading content in one place, it also gives us the scope, resources and platform to create, commission and curate a far broader collection of business-critical intelligence than ever before.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

As a finite but clearly valuable resource locked mostly in countries with difficult-to-track labor standards, cobalt’s supply chain has fallen under intense scrutiny in recent months, and companies are rushing to get their share. Companies are moving to secure as much of the resource as they can before the economic battle over it enters full swing. firm Freeport-McMoran and Eurasian Resources Group. In 2006, lithium-ion batteries consumed only 20% of the global cobalt supply.

Big Tech and Auto Battle for the World’s Cobalt Resources

Elementum

As a finite but clearly valuable resource locked mostly in countries with difficult-to-track labor standards, cobalt’s supply chain has fallen under intense scrutiny in recent months, and companies are rushing to get their share. firm Freeport-McMoran and Eurasian Resources Group.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace

Freightera

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. has partnered with Natural Resources Canada’s SmartWay program in an initiative to reduce fuel costs and emissions from freight transportation.

Sustainable Manufacturing is the New Key to Profitability

IQMS

Our customer, Somaschini North America LLC, understands ISO 14001 requirements first-hand as a manufacturer of high-precision, high-volume steel timing gears for some of the world’s leading commercial automotive brands, including Detroit Diesel and Daimler Germany.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Publishing Resources Industries. Human Resources. In my current project about a year ago, North America region Supply Chain Planners were having major concerns related with flawed planning resulting from incorrect or no Source of Supply (SoS) for receipt elements such as Purchase requisitions &/or Planned orders. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive.

How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

The Network Effect

This creates an increase in North American imports and weaker export activity. European companies gain in selling products into North America. Intermodal rail will continue to grow in North America and put pressure on an already crowded rail system. epSos.de/Flickr.

Academic Positions in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

A premium resource, dedicated to academic positions in logistics, is the Academic Hiring Survey (pdf), provided by The Ohio State University. If you are looking for a position in North America, then the following webpages might be helpful: Decision Sciences Institute Placement Services and INFORMS Career Center (both pages contain some positions outside North America, too). Are you considering an academic career in supply chain management?

Supply Chain Planning BPO: What’s Driving It and Should You Get On Board?

ToolsGroup

Now Gartner reports that SCP BPO is gaining traction ( Market Guide for Supply Chain Planning BPO or BPaaS, 29 July 2019 ), particularly in North America and Europe. You know that great feeling you get when you have an expert getting the job done?

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

An optimistic estimate of 95% of automotive assembly plants in Europe and North America remain close. Tier one suppliers may be ok but there may be more intense financial problems for the smaller ones and thus may lack the resources to re-start operations.

Dissecting the Headwinds and Tailwinds of Digital Transformation

Supply Chain Shaman

for the more advanced economies in Europe and the North America. For the global multi-national, Powering global growth in China and India is tougher, and with less intellectual property risk, than driving a digital transformation in North America and Europe.

Agility Does Not Grow on Trees: Start Building Today

Supply Chain Shaman

As shown in Figure 1, companies in North America rate agility as 13% more important as an attribute for their supply chain than companies in Europe. Agility Importance: North America and Europe. Companies want to be agile.

Increasingly slim capacity driving soaring costs in US logistics

EFT

Silicon Valley has devoted time, energy and resources to automation and robotics with inventions like automated trucks and automated warehouses. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Top Insights about Supply Chain Network Design – benefits, tips and what your competitors are doing

AIMMS

The majority of respondents are based in North America and Europe and they hold mostly director-level and managerial positions in supply chain. . What are companies looking for in supply chain network design technologies ? What works well, and what are the challenges?

Innovations that drive business decisions forward

DELMIA Quintiq

Robert Oliver , from Quintiq’s Logistics group in North America, discussed the versatility of Logistics Planner, and how it provided advanced optimization for cost savings in multimodal, multi-leg and multi-hub trip generation of routes.

Trade Acronyms as a Second Language

CH Robinson Transportfolio

North America Free Trade Agreement. Global Forwarding Global Trade Resources Transportation Policy UncategorizedTrade Acronyms as a Second Language | Transportfolio. Everyone is talking about trade and tariffs—and the potential impacts on businesses and countries.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Shell’s current shift to the global supply chain is impacting North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Russia, and China. Shell operates as a single-instance of SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). North America Simulation Output.

Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019

Cerasis

More importantly, robots can work continuously and do not require extra benefits associated with labor resources, such as health insurance. The concept of automating processes and activities is a major sticking point for supply chain and logistics.

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Supply Chain Planning BPO: What’s Driving It and Should You Get On Board?

ToolsGroup

Now Gartner reports that SCP BPO is gaining traction ( Market Guide for Supply Chain Planning BPO or BPaaS, 29 July 2019 ), particularly in North America and Europe. You know that great feeling you get when you have an expert getting the job done?

How Inventory Management is a problem the size of Australia

The Network Effect

Billion a year is the cost of Inventory distortion in North America, an amount equivalent to the annual revenues of Kroger, Home Depot, and Target combined. chem7/Flickr. You’re about to learn some depressing news, so first, take a look at the cute Koala above. Ok, ready?

Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Sandra Ketchen, SVP of Operations at SE Health!

Supply Chain Game Changer

I’ve off-shored, on-shored, and green-fielded business operations in more than fifteen countries across Europe, Asia, and North America. Human Resources Interview Supply Chain Management Executive Healthcare Leadership SCM sehealth supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Bronwen Hann, President at Argentus

Supply Chain Game Changer

I consulted with some of the contacts I’d built at the executive level across North America. Freight and Logistics Human Resources Interview Procurement Supply Chain Management HumanResources jobs Logistics recruiting supplychainmanagementSubscribe Here! Email Address.

Kroger aims to hire 23,500 workers

EFT

Additionally, Kroger is forming employment partnerships with local, regional and national businesses from the most-affected industries to create a shared-resource model to temporarily flex employees to Kroger roles.

Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

There is an active group in Europe and North America. Today, over 90% of companies have corporate social responsibility statements, but 70% of non-renewable resources are in value networks. July 16th in North America (current thinking is Charlotte or Chicago.

Increasingly slim capacity drove soaring costs in US logistics in 2018

EFT

Silicon Valley has devoted time, energy and resources to automation and robotics with inventions like automated trucks and automated warehouses. A report from A.T.

Managing the Temperature-Controlled Supply Chain with Technology

PINC

In the recent “Cold Chain’s Hot Innovations” webinar , Thermo King North America’s Scott Bates discussed improving energy and fuel efficiency (particularly in transportation), reducing food waste and extending shelf-life, assuring FSMA compliance; and promoting food safety.

Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization

AIMMS

The adoption of advanced analytics has moved at a much slower pace in Asia Pacific compared to Europe or North America. Resources.

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ANCA Streamlines Procurement with the QAD Supplier Portal

QAD

Dealing with suppliers in Europe, Asia and North America from their Southern Hemisphere location, this was particularly appealing. A third feature attracting their attention was the ease of integration with different Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications.

A Hierarchy of Needs for Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

In the domain of supply chain, Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP ) is that fundamental need. About the author: Jayant Sharma works as a Business Analyst with ToolsGroup’s North America office.

Design, Operating and Situational Inventory Trade-Offs

ToolsGroup

North America, Europe, …). For instance, he says low margin and low demand variability businesses should “hard wire” their production and supply to churn out product at a consistent rate, maximizing resource utilization and production efficiency.

Nothing Easy About Supplier Relationship Management

Talking Logistics

29, 2014): By year’s end, chief executives at all of America’s Fortune 500 companies should get a letter signed by the president of the American Bar Association. companies liable for child labor, slavery, human trafficking and dangerous working conditions among their suppliers, the risks to corporate brands grows by the day, said Chris Johnson, the former general counsel of General Motors North America who heads the ABA business section’s supply-chain initiative.

The Truth About Working at a Fulfillment Centre!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Amazon runs one of the largest fulfillment operations in North America. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Human Resources Supply Chain Management Distribution Center Distribution Logistics warehouseSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

My Take: What Is the Difference between an Analyst and a Consultant?

Supply Chain Insights

This was before the proliferation of social media and the larger availability of online resources. The analyst role is better known in North America than in Europe, but thanks for asking! Gray and in his late fifties with a rumpled tan suit, the man wiped his chin vigorously.