The Pros and Cons: International and Domestic Sourcing

Unleashed

It’s easy to oversimplify the differences between sourcing for parts locally or internationally. When considering where to purchase from, the prevailing idea seems to be that domestic sourcing allows for better control and shorter lead time, but international sourcing is more cost-effective. Let’s compare the strengths and weaknesses of both international and domestic sourcing options. International Sourcing. Reaping the benefits of international sourcing.

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.

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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. China is another major source of trade with skin in the game.

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. China is another major source of trade with skin in the game.

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.*. If supply chain is the ultimate team sport, the world championship in Russia and other large events are mega-examples of how logistics teams up and down the supply chain must all play a role and work efficiently to deliver the goal. Many of the deliveries to Russia span thousands of kilometers from origin to destination.

The need to know

EFT

Commodities trader Trafigura on Friday proposed a carbon levy of $250-$300 (£195-236) per tonne of carbon-dioxide (CO2) equivalent on shipping fuels to make zero and low carbon fuels more economically viable and competitive. Shipping giant Sovcomflot to sell up to 17% stake in Moscow IPO.

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. Despite the persistance of some strong fundamentals , 2020 may signal the true turning point in the shift to renewable sources for energy companies.

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. Poland has almost 20,000 km of railways and 3,997 km of navigable inland waterways, so it is relatively simple and convenient to ship goods by air or water.

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.

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. Source: World Economic Forum, [link].

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.

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

The projections are from BTS’ and FHWA’s latest version of the Freight Analysis Framework (FAF) , “which integrates data from a variety of sources to create a comprehensive picture of freight movement among states and major metropolitan areas by all modes of transportation.”.

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

Sourcing and procurement departments exist to mitigate this issue, but input bottlenecks remain common. 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

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

Cargill Animal Nutrition (CAN) is clustered around five major regions: North America; Latin America; EMEAR, including Russia; South Asia and East Asia. I split this off from global sourcing because we had plenty of buyers but not enough planning and logistics so service and documentation was failing. Their mission is to work with our many global buyers, collectively known as Risk Management and Sourcing (RMS), to streamline the buying, planning and logistics.

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Outlook on U.S. Exports: Forecasting the “Perfect Storm” or Something Else?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This can be illustrated by the recent drop in fuel prices, which essentially took a large toll on countries heavily reliant on oil exports, like Russia. Overseas labor and production costs of similar goods exported from the United States are increasing, making exported goods more affordable compared to offshore sourcing streams. As carriers grapple with capacity adjustments, exporters can benefit from the surplus space available on export ships to Asia and Europe.

Industry 4.0: Will Your Business Survive?

Murano Corporation

Headquartered in the Thane District in the outskirts of Mumbai in India, they source and export internationally to Spain, Middle East, New Zealand, and Russia, in addition to catering to the local Indian market. They can track the various imports and exports, each piece and part, the stages of production, inventory, shipping, etc., EXECUTIVE SUMMARY First came steam power, then mass production, then industrial automation. We are now at the dawn of the next wave: Industry 4.0,

Your Supply Chain to Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

ThroughPut

Sourcing and procurement departments exist to mitigate this issue, but input bottlenecks remain common. 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

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

The answers to those questions and more could significantly impact supply chain strategies, everything from sourcing decisions to network design, which is why my prediction from two years ago — that more companies will start treating Supply Chain Design as a continuous business process — is now a critical necessity. The answer depends largely on whether OPEC, Russia, and other oil producers adhere to the supply cuts they pledged to on December 10th.

10 Global Predictions for 2019: AT Kearney

Material Handling and Logistics

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A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Freightera

As many of you may be aware, freight shipping, international shipping and also aviation are not included in the COP21 agreement. The shipping industry is currently a vast producer of nitrous oxides and sulfate oxides, produce about 15% of the total nitrous oxides emissions in the world. The maritime sector shows that the nitrous oxides from shipping will eclipse that land by 2020 and then still rapidly grow until it’s 40% more than the total land production of nitrous oxides.

Beijing-Hamburg freight service completes maiden journey

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. We have demonstrated that we can transport goods by rail between China and Germany safely, reliably and yet twice as fast as compared with ships," Bensel said. "At The "Container Express" made its way from China to Germany through Mongolia, Russia, Belarus and Poland. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking.