Business boundaries in supply chains

Supply Chain Movement

And just when you think you have your export logistics under control, a boycott rears its ugly head – as currently between the European Union and Russia. The EU currently prohibits the export to Russia of certain items used in the production of oil. However, companies are allowed to export those items to Russia if they will be used for other purposes (with a so-called end-user certificate to prove it).

The Potential Impact on Shipping of a Global Recession

Intelligent Audit

The question now is what will the impact of such a recession be, particularly on shipping. What Happens to Shipping. Shipping, especially global shipping, is uniquely vulnerable to recessions and the effects of the downturn of 2008-2009 are still being felt today. Truck, Rail, Freight, Air: While the potential recession will likely be global, it will also have a significant impact on domestic shipping. Which, in turn, will drastically impact shipping.

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Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations

ThroughPut

Ship Smarter: How to Avoid Bottlenecks in Your Global Operations. You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. And when shipping to volatile countries, it becomes even harder. companies with global operations, one of the most effective ways to mitigate risk is to ship smarter. Once cargo has shipped, there are no “backsies.” And considering that our international tariff laws have been more dynamic in the past three years, shipping U.S.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

In an ironic twist, melting ice caps and rising sea levels may translate to new business opportunities and reduced greenhouse gas emissions for the shipping industry. As global warming has conjured up hotter summers and milder winters, one area in which its impact has been particularly visible is the Arctic, where shrinking ice caps may give way to new shipping lanes in the future. Russia has also demonstrated its resolve to capitalize on newly-liberated shipping lanes.

TransRussia 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: IEC Crocus Expo, Moscow, Russia. The TransRussia exhibition is a major marketplace for transport services, each year attracting leading professionals from Russia, the CIS and Baltics. TransRussia is the key international transport & logistics event in Russia, CIS and Baltic countries — over 495 companies from 29 countries. Events cargo Crocus expo Exhibition moscow Russia transportation Transrussia TransRussia 2015. Date: 21-24 April 2015.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptions that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. At these times of the year, you should see less risk to your standard ocean shipping strategy. If you fail to book in time, you may miss your delivery deadlines, or will have to use an expedited shipping method to meet them.

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Shipping by Road or Rail: Pros & Cons

Freightera

Rail transport is a commonly used mode of transport especially in countries and continents with long transit such as across China, Russia, USA and parts of Europe. The post Shipping by Road or Rail: Pros & Cons appeared first on Freightera Blog. Freight Shipping SolutionIn the normal day to day business of freight transportation, there are several modes of transport such as road, rail, air, and sea.

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The Top 6 Trends in Logistics Impacting Shippers in 2017

Cerasis

Meanwhile, Brazil, Russia and India will become major suppliers as companies access the remaining untapped resources of the world. To meet this increased demands, more manufacturing and logistics partners are looking for ways to shorten product lifecycles through improving inventory management systems, changing shipping strategies and altering the fundamental ways products move from point A to point B. The election is over, but the race is just starting for logistics providers.

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Supply Chain Goals: Gracefully Overcoming the Hurdles of Global Sports Events

BluJay Solutions

The 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer championship has drawn millions of sports enthusiasts to Russia. million shipped items and 60 metric tons of air freight.*. Many of the deliveries to Russia span thousands of kilometers from origin to destination.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Here’s an easy way to think about the regular and potential future disruptors that could impact your ocean shipping strategy, and what you can do to prepare for what comes next. At these times of the year, you should see less risk to your standard ocean shipping strategy. If you fail to book in time, you may miss your delivery deadlines, or will have to use an expedited shipping method to meet them.

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China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

Even though among the goals of OBOR is to ship Chinese goods to a broader audience, it could potentially result in a large economic trade bloc unto itself potentially leaving the US out in the cold in terms of global trade.

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Doing Business in Poland

QAD

Poland’s bordering countries include Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine. Shipping. Its prime location in Europe makes it an ideal location for shipping across Europe or Asia.

The need to know

EFT

Hyundai Samho delivers world's first LNG-powered very large container ship v. EU parliament votes to make ships pay for their pollution. The need to know from Reuters global network of journalists. Walmart unveils membership service with free delivery, no lines. Walmart Inc WMT.N

Supply chain pain points: Automotive

Kinaxis

Emerging markets like Brazil, Russia, India and China are further changing the automotive landscape, as automakers look to streamline distribution and better serve these areas, who combined represent 40% of the world’s population and have gross domestic product (GDP) growth far exceeding that of more fully developed countries. Increased expediting and premium shipping charges. by Alexa Cheater 6 speed bumps on the road to automotive supply chain success.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. Even though there have been concerted efforts to reverse the downturn experienced in the year 2015, most shipping lines have not succeeded in reversing the trends in supply chain. Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. .

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The Belt and Road Initiative: Rail Service between Europe and Asia

CH Robinson Transportfolio

As reported by OSW studies , China determined that rail service between western China, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Europe would best serve the unique needs of these manufacturers. Working with a qualified provider can further enhance the many benefits rail shipping can bring to your supply chain.

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4 unstoppable forces that WILL change your end-to-end supply chain

Kinaxis

Buy online, ship direct to consumer, return to brick and mortar store. Buy via mobile, ship to a third party location (like work or a hotel). Emerging economies, those classed as part of the E7 (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russia, Turkey), are hitting the leaderboard of the top 10 countries with the most purchasing power. by Alexa Cheater If there’s one thing you can count on in supply chain, it’s that things will change. Often.

Nearshoring & Reshoring Will Continue to Increase Thanks to these Main Benefits

Cerasis

This may include research and development, product manufacturing, product packaging, and shipping processes. Since one of the key benefits of reshoring and nearshoring focuses on lower shipping costs and increased quality, those companies who keep chasing the lower labor cost will hurt. But many US companies are redoubling their efforts in this venture of nearshoring and reshoring so they can get the benefits of lower shipping costs and increased quality.

Why Energy Supply Chains are Transitioning to Renewables

Requis

The rise in remote work has led to a drop in demand, not to mention the small matter of a price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia. In this article: Market factors that are prompting investment in renewables by upstream energy. Examples of the renewable projects underway so far.

Is Globalization Changing or Dying? Part One.

Enterra Insights

Commerce soared as the cost of shifting goods in ships and planes fell, phone calls got cheaper, tariffs were cut and the financial system liberalized. Mid-sized countries like Russia, Britain, Australia and Japan will struggle to find their place in the world, while new coalitions will emerge.”[6] When media outlets like The Economist and Financial Times start publishing eulogies for globalization, you know something has changed on the world stage.

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The need to know

EFT

Shipping’s share of global carbon emissions increases. Carbon emissions from shipping rose in the six-year period to 2018 and accounted for 2.89% of the world’s CO2, a study released on Tuesday showed, amid growing pressure on the industry to bring levels down. Slumping oil and gas prices as a result of the pandemic and the volume war earlier in the year between Saudi Arabia and Russia have slashed employment in the U.S.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors. Russia climbs three spots to No. Executives in a new survey, 2018 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, are divided about whether a new pact would help Mexico (24.3%); hurt Mexico (21.8%); or leave trade unchanged (25.7%).

Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium

NC State SCRC

The DC serves as the hub for Nike’s global e-commerce business, and orders taken from Nike.com are shipped to consumers all over the world from this DC, including North America. The Nike campus is used for distribution to Russia, Saudi Arabia, as well as samples for sales reps, business promotions, and returns are all processed at the facility. The DC ships 220M units annually, with a total of 213,000 inline SKU’s.

What Today's Market Tumble Means for Your Supply Chain

Elementum

Oil prices have fallen $20/barrel since June to $40/barrel, which is bad news for oil producing areas like Russia, the U.S., Consider changes in shipping costs: with the falling price of oil, can you afford to ship products further if you save money on production? Monday saw a market panic unlike any in recent years, and it comes down to China's own market problems. We examine the manufacturing and supply chain implications of the Dow's fall.

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The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

This shows that shippers are capitalizing on new mode/route combinations that will help them save cost, reduce lead time, and mitigate supply chain disruptions and risks (such as labor disputes in the ocean shipping industry). suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia.

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

This shows that shippers are capitalizing on new mode/route combinations that will help them save cost, reduce lead time, and mitigate supply chain disruptions and risks (such as labor disputes in the ocean shipping industry). suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

Shipping. and Russia. The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea. The Netherlands was one of the founding countries of both the EU and NATO, showing that it is a nation of progressive and forward-thinking people. With a total area of 41,543 sq. km, the country is just slightly less than twice the size of the U.S. state of New Jersey.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

In recent years, the aerospace heavyweights Boeing and Northrop Grumman have developed airships; Russia, Brazil, and China have built or conceived prototypes, and Canada has designs for a few of them, including the Solar Ship, which looks like a bloated stealth bomber, with solar panels spread across the top of helium-filled wings.

COVID-19 Airfreight Business Strong

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Workers at Russia’s Kazan International Airport disinfect a Boeing 747 freighter operated by Volga-Dnepr Airlines. Cargo carriers added to their plane orders last month even as the aircraft manufacturer registered more cancellations of passenger jets, the WSJ’s Doug Cameron reports, signaling the resilience of expedited shipping demand despite the coronavirus-driven collapse in airline passenger business.

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Handfield’s Supply Chain Analytics Predictions for 2014

Supply Chain View from the Field

I also worked with a team of leading thinkers in developing the Future of Procurement Report (published by KPMG) , as well as publish the BVL International Global Logistics Trends and Strategies report with a team of leading academics and executives in Europe, China, North and South America, Russia, and India. The globalization of organizational supply chains will continue to expand, as organizations seek growth markets in the BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India, and China.

Retail in EMEA: The Perfect Storm

Supply Chain Nation

EMEA is a blend of emerging countries like Russia, whose retail metamorphosis will see it grow to dominate the region; and mature markets like the U.K., Meanwhile, Russia and South Africa have largely avoided the downturn, and while growth has slowed from the dizzying heights of the past, their economies are still growing. So how will that fragility cope with the costs resulting from picking and shipping individual orders?

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

Storage and shipping costs can quickly cut into profit margins. Ali’s unique experiences in onshore and offshore supply chain management in the United States, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Bahrain, and Yemen have produced results for customers’ ongoing work, which is now featured at some of the world’s most recognized brands Reassess Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability. By Ali Hasan Raza. Published November 25, 2019 in TWEAK YOUR BIZ.

Growing the logistics network means building partnerships with the right people

Supply Chain View from the Field

This involves direct shipping of products to distributors, which allows you to generate savings. This strategy allowed us better reach to our customers, by using existing distributors who already have a presence in countries like India and Russia. It is costing you money to unload a container, so the idea is NOT to touch it, and to ship it directly to the distributors. Growth of the global logistics network is fraught with increasing difficulty.

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Using Warehouse Automation to Combat Tariff Spikes

Cerasis

Additional tariffs have been enacted against China and Russia as well. Automation increases warehouse space utilization, breaks barriers, eliminates organizational data silos, increases the speed of order fulfillment and shipping, and increases visibility.

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