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

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


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


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 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.

The Last Fast Mile


· Finding ways to balance resource utilization with driver availability, customer demands and operating cost pressures. That’s where they should be prospecting for new customers and focusing their resources. Moyer: It’s all about business and resource management.

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.

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?

Increasingly slim capacity driving soaring costs in US logistics


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

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.

The Procurement Economy in 2019: The UK and the European Union


However, any global organisation will tell you that their concerns reach past North America. Procurement ResourcesIn our last blog post we examined the factors impacting the 2019 economic climate in the United States. So what does the economic forecast look like in Europe? In this series, JAGGAER dives into the 2019 economic outlook both in the U.S. and the European Union and examines how procurement organisations can best prepare in the new year.

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.

The Procurement Economy in 2019: The United States


Changes to NAFTA may see similar disruptions in North American supply chains. With the new United States-Mexico-Canada agreement requiring more raw materials in American manufacturing to originate in North America, industries like automobiles, steel, and aluminum may see changing landscapes. Procurement Resources

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.

[Infographic] 21st Third Party Logistics Study Shows Increased Use of 3PLs & Shippers


In other words, M&As among 3PLs globally will give smaller, regional shippers access to more resources, including technology and modes of transportation, which is essential to meeting growing demand as traditional sales channels move toward an omnichannel approach.

Increasingly slim capacity drove soaring costs in US logistics in 2018


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.

Top 12 logistics influencers on Twitter


Morai Logistics is a renowned 3PL in North America and Mexico that tweets eye-catching infographics, enlightening blog posts and the latest news in logistics and supply chain. Cerasis, a 3PL servicing North America, is no stranger to the transportation and shipping industry.

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.

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.

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.

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


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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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.

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


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?

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?

Innovations that drive business decisions forward


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.

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.

Design, Operating and Situational Inventory Trade-Offs


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.

Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization


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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A Surprising Career Journey

JDA software

Anna Cruz, vice president, Human Resources, has been with JDA for more than 20 years. I got my bachelor’s degree in Management with an emphasis in Human Resources.

A Hierarchy of Needs for Supply Chain Planning


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.

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.

What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

Lastly, transportation costs have always been a focus, but are increasing due to the constrained capacity, not just in North America, but in Europe as well.

International Sales Will Continue to Grow Say SMEs

Material Handling & Logistics

When asked which region offered the greatest opportunity over the next five years, a quarter (25%) of exporters said North America (Canada/Mexico), down from 34% in 2017 and 2016. Resources for SMEs to Get Started and Grow Global.

RELEX and Retail Business Services: Enhancing Grocery Freshness

RELEX Solutions

Replacing legacy systems on that scale requires significant investment of resources and, just as importantly, time. We’re humbled by the trust they’ve shown in the work we’ve done together so far,” said Michael Falck, RELEX President, North America.

3 fun games to teach your families about 3PLs


Instead, players need to carefully manage and allocate their resources to increase influence and business opportunities. The great thing about this board game (other than being incredibly fun) is that it encourages a lot of creativity when it comes to resource management.

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