How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. For the United States, De Minimis will remain at $800 (USD). The U.S.,

The Procurement Economy in 2019: The United States

Jaggaer

News headlines, along with a lack of clarity into future interest rate changes, suggest that the United States is heading into an unstable market. These countries provide about 53 percent of imports to the United States, so these new tariffs have potentially massive implications. With uncertainty over the pending exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, European supply chains are in limbo.

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. For the United States, $800 (USD), no duty and taxes not applicable. For the United States, $800 (USD), no duty and taxes not applicable. The U.S.,

Gartner and Supply Chain Media formalise partnership to gain new industry insights in Europe

Supply Chain Movement

This is an extension of the Supply Chain Technology User Wants and Needs survey that we’ve run in North America for the past eight years,” comments Chris Poole, Research Director at Gartner. “In

Over 400,000 People Living in 'Modern Slavery' in U.S., Report Finds

Supply Chain Brain

The United States is one of the most advanced countries in the world yet has more than 400,000 modern slaves working under forced labor conditions,” said the group’s founder, Andrew Forrest, in a news release. North Korea has the highest prevalence of modern slavery globally, with one in 10 of the population, or 2.6 North America Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News

President Trump Is Angry About How China Treats American Automakers. But the U.S. Is Actually Winning

Supply Chain Brain

When a car is sent to the United States from China, there is a Tariff to be paid of 2 1/2%,” Trump wrote on Twitter early in the morning. When a car is sent to China from the United States, there is a Tariff to be paid of 25%. It’s the second time the idea of Chinese car imports have crossed the president’s Twitter feed during his ongoing trade dispute with China — America’s largest trading partner.

Trade Wars Put U.S. Small Business on the Front Line

Supply Chain Brain

Of the nearly 73,000 manufacturing firms in the United States that exported in 2015, more than 70,000 (or 96.4 North AmericaThe U.S.-China China trade war is escalating by the day and the U.S. relationship with NAFTA countries Canada and Mexico is increasingly tense. trade is heating up with imminent E.U. tariffs on the horizon.

An Interview on the Potential Impact of the ELD Mandate in Canada

CH Robinson Transportfolio

I was able to interview Marco Romano, vice president of North American Surface Transportation at C.H. Jason: We are very familiar with ELDs and the potential market impact here in the United States as most drivers were mandated to have them in December 2017.

Finding a Balance Between Service and Cost

Supply Chain Link

billion dollars in the United States. With numerous 3PL providers offering supply chain services across North America, choosing the best-fit provider can be a daunting task. In 2015, logistics costs totaled over $1.4

Why More Businesses Are Shipping Intermodal

Supply Chain Link

With over 145,383 miles of rail throughout North America, intermodal offers capabilities to successfully move freight throughout the span of three countries, encompassing Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Editor’s Pick: NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade – Aiding Our Neighbor to the South

Talking Logistics

Today’s post is by Troy Ryley at Transplace where he recommends that we keep developing a North America that supports trade and builds a strong infrastructure and economy for Mexico, Canada and the U.S. However, this would be an economic mistake for North America. While there are some improvements that can be made to NAFTA, it’s on the right track to promoting free trade and driving economic growth for all of North America.

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.

GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers. However, it does not represent that of North America. As mentioned above, North America’s GTIN is composed of 12 digits.

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GS1 Numbering System Required to Identify Products Online

Descartes

In North America, a GTIN is composed of 12 numbers. However, it does not represent that of North America. As mentioned above, North America’s GTIN is composed of 12 digits.

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Increasingly slim capacity driving soaring costs in US logistics

EFT

How are innovations driving today's state-of-the-art supply chains? Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: Amid a booming economy, United States Business Logistics Costs (USBLC) rose 11.4%

Supply Chain Power 50: Best Supply Chain Blogs of 2014

Supply Chain Opz

Some Observations Blogs included in Supply Chain Power 50 are from 3 regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia/Australia but they are mainly from the United States.

Tackling Item Complexity

Supply Chain Shaman

World Kitchen’s supply chain– with significant manufacturing and distribution operations throughout North America and Asia– was complex. The financial team calculated the EVA by each stock keeping unit (SKU). (A Personalization. Market microsegmentation.

Self-driving truck company TuSimple wins USPS contract

EFT

TuSimple has won a contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to perform five round trips, for a two-week pilot, hauling USPS trailers more than 1,000 miles between the Postal Service's Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, Texas distribution centres.

Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. Each state has a rich manufacturing economy. The supply chain impacts will ripple across the states as Florence moves west. Expect tight capacity across North America.

Increasingly slim capacity drove soaring costs in US logistics in 2018

EFT

How are innovations driving today's state-of-the-art supply chains? Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: Amid a booming economy, United States Business Logistics Costs (USBLC) rose 11.4% A report from A.T.

How Are New Tariffs Going to Influence the Global Supply Chain?

AFFLINK

NAFTA , the largest free trade agreement ever conceived, significantly helped to expand trade throughout North America when it was finally enacted in 1994. million units imported each year, then a 50% tariff on everything afterwards.

Carrefour now operates Europe’s largest hydrogen-powered forklift truck fleet

EFT

The use of hydrogen for logistics platforms equipped with fuel-cell forklifts, whose only waste emission is water, is already widespread in North America with nearly 20,000 forklifts in service in the United States and Canada.

Overstock.com selects Kansas City for 517,000 sq ft distribution centre

EFT

Overstock has chosen the new warehouse as its positioning allows the company to offer two-day ground shipping to nearly every customer in the contiguous United States. We're extremely thankful for all of the support and collaboration we've received from state and local officials and the Kansas City Area Development Council during this expansion process.". Online home goods and furniture retailer Overstock.com, Inc. will open a distribution centre in Kansas City, Kansas.

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). Founded in 1997, Cerasis is a North American third-party logistics company offering transportation management technology solutions & services.

This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 1, 2018)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics Plans to Invest Up to $90 Million in Road Fleet in North America. I’ve been using the same headshot photo for over 16 years.

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Southwest Airlines Cargo Now Shipping Internationally, Beginning With Mexico

EFT

Primary Event: The 20th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: Airline begins offering Cargo services between the United States and Mexico City Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report Southwest Airlines Co. Cargo is expanding internationally in its shipping operations, with Mexico City the first port of call and further routes planned shortly.

3 Ways Robotics Are Crucial to Aerospace Manufacturing & Design

Cerasis

The United States aerospace manufacturing industry is a highly competitive one. In partnership with KUKA Systems North America, Boeing developed a robotic manufacturing process for its aircrafts’ fuselages. This is thanks in part to our unraveled supply chain, linking subsections like maintenance and repair with metalworking and avionics. These factors make aerospace manufacturing companies highly valued partners, even internationally.

Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California

EFT

Strategically located near the busiest seaport in the United States, the adjoining ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and with easy access to highways I-10 and I-15, the 231,000-square-foot Ontario mega-warehouse strengthens Berlin Packaging's operations in Southern California. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Industrial Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Malouf acquires 1 million sq ft distribution centre in Texas

EFT

The new warehouse is equipped with an automated system that the Malouf in-house development team can customize to ship more than 3,600 units per hour. The company also aims for the distribution centre to serve its international clientele located in Central and South America.

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AUS architecture degree achieves NAAB accreditation

Logistics Middle East

s Bachelor of Architecture programme is the first of its kind outside North America to be granted accreditation by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) of the United States The American University of Sharjah?s

Conducting Business in India? Chances Are that You Could Be by 2025

CH Robinson Transportfolio

There are three countries that conduct in excess of 500 billion dollars of bilateral trade with the United States. Only one of them is outside North America: China.

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Supply Chains Disruptions at Highest Rate in 3 Years

Material Handling & Logistics

Among these, natural disasters and weather-related events continued to be a major source of disruption across the globe and especially in the United States, continuing a trend started in 2017. Factory fires were the most frequent event type in the first half of 2018.

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Benchmark and Bid Your Carrier Rates

Talking Logistics

In addition to the tempestuous race for the White House and how its outcome will affect the state of the United States economy, there are also new governmental regulations mandated for 2017. The Current State of the U.S. John Miernicki leads CLX Logistics Bids & Benchmarks service division through North America and brings progressive experience implementing, operating and analyzing distribution networks to the company.

Three Tough Headlines: What Can We Learn?

Supply Chain Shaman

The ports of Long Beach and LA, representing 40% of port capacity in the United States, are gridlocked. Three weeks is substantial and may tip the hand to reshore more manufacturing into North America. Today is a rainy day in Philadelphia. I am recovering from bronchitis.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Sarah Zielinski ( @SarahZielinski ) reports, “There are six subspecies of wild turkey, all native to North America. gallopavo silvestris, which today has a range that covers the eastern half of the United States and extends into Canada. But restoration programs across North America have brought the numbers up to seven million today.” Most of those turkeys are raised in 14 states.

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A Gloomy Future for the Port of Los Angeles?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Considered jointly, the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach are the 9 th largest port in the world, handling most goods transiting between China and the United States. [link] /. Guillaume Roels.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Swisslog acquires warehouse automation provider FORTE Industries in the United States. February 2015 North American Freight Numbers. AWS revenues grew 49 percent in Q1 2015 compared to Q1 2014, while the rest of its North America business grew 22 percent.