Mexico Logistics: Manufacturing in Mexico, Distribution in the U.S.

West Coast and California Logistics

San Diego Warehouse Supply ChainFor many companies, Mexico has long been an ideal manufacturing location due to lower costs and close proximity to American consumers. What has often been less than ideal, however, is the distribution of those finished goods after they leave the plant. Mexico logistics is often fraught with hurdles such as border uncertainties, inadequate warehouse capacity, and security concerns.

Supply Chain News on Trip Report for CSCMP Conference 2015 Part 1

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore Summarizes Key Trends and Content from the 2015 Conference in San Diego


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Finding the Optimal California Warehouse Space for Your Products

West Coast and California Logistics

Warehouse Distribution Center Northern California 3PL Regional Logistics Inland Empire Warehouse San Diego Warehouse Southern California Ports West Coast DistributionCalifornia. A very big state with a very big population. In fact, it’s the largest consumer market in the U.S. and thus a very sensible place to have a distribution center. Making California even more sensible, from a distribution perspective, is the fact that most of the Pan-Pacific freight arrives via its ports.

Top Ten Lessons Learned from the GMA Supply Chain Conference

The Network Effect

by Bernard Goor, One Network Enterprises The GMA Supply Chain Conference in San Diego offered fascinating insights into where the. The post Top Ten Lessons Learned from the GMA Supply Chain Conference appeared first on The Network Effect. Customer Centricity Foodservice Retail Supply Chain Management grocery retail supply chain

Supply Chain News on CSCMP 2015 Day 1 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Conference Floor in San Diego

Supply Chain News on Trip Report on Interesting MHI Conference

Supply Chain Digest

Dan Gilmore on the expanded and very good MHI annual conference in San Diego

Supply Chain News on CSCMP 2015 Day 3 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the Conference Floor in San Diego

Logility acquires Halo Business Intelligence to expand advanced analytics

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

provider of collaborative supply chain optimisation and advanced retail planning solutions, has acquired privately-held Halo Business Intelligence, a San Diego-based supplier of advanced analytics and business intelligence solutions for the supply chain market Logility, Inc.,

This Week in Logistics News (October 31 – November 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

It was 70 degrees in Boston yesterday, reminding me of the November I spent in San Diego. But unlike San Diego, the weather pattern here will change quickly. Very quickly I’m sure. In general, I consider November to be a period of change. The leaves have all but fallen from the trees in New England, daylight savings time has elapsed, and the Major League Baseball season has concluded. In the business world, annual business planning […]. This Week in News

Logility Acquires Halo Business Intelligence to Expand Data Visualization & Advanced Analytics

Supply Chain 24/7

Logility, a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions, has acquired privately-held Halo Business Intelligence, a San Diego-based supplier of advanced analytics and business intelligence solutions for the supply chain market

“Storage Wars” Rescues Supply Chain Ignominy


When we moved to San Diego, we loved the weather, we loved the ocean sunsets and we loved getting rid of our parka coats, gloves, scarves and tossle caps. A secret that I could no longer keep hidden in San Diego. In San Diego, there’s no attics, no basements. Now, in San Diego, every box we collected for 12+ years, was sitting in the garage. by CJ Wehlage. Take a good long look at this picture. That’s my ignominy. That’s my garage.

Observations from ICPA (2018)


During my attendance at ICPA (2018) this week in San Diego, I had the chance to speak with many trade compliance lawyers and consultants

Managing the heathcare supply chain for better patient outcomes


Recently we had the opportunity to attend the only event that brings together the entire end-to-end healthcare supply chain, LogiMed USA 2019, in San Diego, California. by Mike McAllister LogiMed USA 2019 panel discussion focuses on meeting expectations in the age of The Amazon Effect.

Managing the healthcare supply chain for better patient outcomes


Recently we had the opportunity to attend the only event that brings together the entire end-to-end healthcare supply chain, LogiMed USA 2019, in San Diego, California. by Mike McAllister LogiMed USA 2019 panel discussion focuses on meeting expectations in the age of The Amazon Effect.

Kinexions, a tale of growth and potential


by Trevor Miles I’m on my way back from Tokyo where I attended our user conference, Kinexions Tokyo , in Japan, just 5 weeks after our Kinexions North America user conference in San Diego. The diagram above captures the essential elements of the San Diego conference in which you can see how important the customer case stories were to the overall conference.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

It happens about as frequently as snow in San Diego, but this week there were two confirmed tornados that touched down on Cape Cod. Cape Cod is a magnet for summer vacationers from the Northeast and is familiar to others that have seen the movies Summer Catch and Jaws. It conjures up images of summer baseball, sandy beaches, and traffic jams. But this year’s tourist season included this out of character weather event. The National […].

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Cubic Global Tracking.

Global Trade Management

SAN DIEGO, Calif. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today. The size of global trade has nearly doubled since 1990. The healthy growth continues as world merchandise trade continues to grow with an average of 10% per year. 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. Subscribe To. Posts. Posts. Comments.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly at the High Tech Supply & Demand Summit


When I checked into the hotel at the High Tech Supply & Demand Summit in San Francisco, the front desk person, as she was handing me the room card, pointed to the right, and said, “if you go for a walk, don’t go that way, that’s the Tenderloin district. When driving back home to the south bay from San Francisco, another car hit him. It was school vacation week, so my family decided to join me in San Francisco, since San Diego is not too far of a drive.

FreightCenter and TPT Med Tech Deliver Rapid COVID Testing Lab, Part 3

Freight Center

You’ll want to watch this last video showing the final leg of how San Diego-based company, TPT Med Tech, is getting state-of-the-art rapid COVID-19 testing lab across the country – and we can’t be prouder to help them with the logistics side of the equation.

Top 10 Movie Quotes from Kinexions. The Kinaxis Training & User Conference


Kinexions will take place this year in San Diego with the theme set as Innovation at Mach Speed (with some Top Gun references), a keynote from Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill and Afterburner (actual fighter pilots) , along with a unique Customer Appreciation event. by Bill DuBois. It’s an exciting time of the year at Kinaxis as we gear up for another user conference.

The Next Generation of Fresh: iTradeNetwork at Spring Hackathons


The first was HackXX 2019, a women-centric hackathon at UC-San Diego on April 6-7, followed up by HackSC 2019 at the University of Southern California on April 12-14. As part of our continuing iTrade University initiative, iTradeNetwork sponsored a pair of 36-hour hackathons over the past two weekends. We enthusiastically set out toward southern California with the goal of attracting and mentoring talent in computer science and other STEM Fields.

3 Lessons from Gold and Silver Pawn: This… is Supply Chain, This… is Pawn Stars


by CJ Wehlage If you read my prior blog, “ Storage Wars rescues supply chain ignominy ”, you would have seen my garage after I moved from Boston to San Diego. And now, in San Diego, the only place to put it was the garage. Every box we collected for 16 years, stuffed in the Boston attic. Well, here’s the updated picture of my garage. I used the supply chain ERP “shedding” theory to innovate and clear out my garage.

Building Supply Chain Talent for 2050 [CSCMP Annual Conference Preview]

Talking Logistics

That is the description for the “Building Talent for 2050” session that I will moderate at the upcoming CSCMP 2015 Annual Conference (September 27-30 in San Diego, CA). How do you prepare yourself, your team, and your company for the challenges of the future? In this small group based session collaborate with industry leaders and your peers to discuss how to prepare your talent for the challenges the supply chain of 2050 will bring.

4 Supply Chain Minds You Ought to Hear at Kinexions


Join these and other insightful supply chain leaders this October in San Diego! by Melissa Clow As we have mentioned a couple times, Kinexions , the Kinaxis Training & User Conference is taking place later this month. October 28-30, 2014. We have a great speaker line up, but here are 4 supply chain minds you can’t miss! Alain Huillet, SIOP business transformation director, Schneider Electric Industries SAS.

XX and XY: A Different World in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

The deserts of the southwest sprawl below me as the plane ascends from San Diego. There was no line in the bathroom at the Kansas City CLM conference in 2001, but there will be at the CSCMP conference in San Antonio in 2013. But yesterday, as I put my manuscript to the back of my desk at the Omni hotel in San Diego and took a break to facilitate this webcast with a panel of four wonderful women, I took time to enjoy the journey.

Participant Putts 4 Perfect Putts

DAT Solutions

27-30 in San Diego. Putting contest winner Ken Dalton holds his prize: a Scotty Cameron Futura X Dual Balance putter. Ken Dalton from Les Schwab Tires scored a perfect four holes in one to win the DAT Solutions putting contest at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference, held Sept. Each conference attendee was allowed to play once per day during each of the three days of the conference. Dalton made his four holes in one on his first try.

Transportation is the Great Enabler of Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Side note: I am serving as the Transportation Track Co-chair at this year’s CSCMP Annual Global Conference (September 27-30 in San Diego). As a 30+ year veteran in logistics, I am biased and I admit it. I believe transportation is the least complex, yet most critical component of the supply chain.

Customer Video Story: Subway / IPCoop and EcoVadis Sustainable Procurement Tools (Plus Summary from SPLC Workshop Keynote Panel with WalMart, PG&E, UCSD)


” Mr. Burrows was joined on stage with a panel including Katherine Neebe of Walmart, Deb Bonner of Pacific Gas & Electric, and Gayle Ta of the University of California San Diego. In this brief video, David Burrows, Sustainability Supply Chain Manager of IPCoop / Subway and his team describe how they are using EcoVadis to manage and monitor sustainability of their supply chain.

National Food Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Improved Logistics Execution and Customer Experience

BluJay Solutions

The company is headquartered in Novi, Michigan with a west coast office in San Diego, California. National wholesale food distributor will leverage TMS to scale for growth. Holland, MI – June 24, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announces that National Food Group has deployed BluJay’s Transportation Management platform for improved execution and customer service.

You Can’t Play Ostrich with Supply Chain Risks

Enterra Insights

” According to the San Diego Zoo, “Contrary to the popular myth, ostriches do not bury their heads in the sand! 6] Staff, “ Ostrich ,” San Diego Zoo The late George Alfred Carman, a leading English barrister, once stated of acquaintance, “He behaved like an ostrich and put his head in the sand, thereby exposing his thinking parts.”[1]

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

I’m already scheduled to speak at a couple of conferences in the coming weeks: 60th Annual Food Shippers of America Annual Conference , March 1-3 in San Antonio, TX. Oracle : Oracle Value Chain Summit 2015 , January 26-28, San Jose, CA. Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference , September 27-30, San Diego, CA. Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders.

Big changes coming to the supply line, just not where you thought they’d be


An autonomous truck could be loaded in San Diego, California and drive to Halifax, Nova Scotia (5,800km) in 54 hours, only stopping for gas. by Jonathan Matthews When talking about exciting new advancements that are coming to the supply chain, the discussion will always usually end up focused around 3D printing. Rightly so, as the 3D printer has opened up new opportunities never before possible in the supply chain.

Supply Chain Strategy and the Post-pandemic World

Enterra Insights

” In the following video, Dr. Simon Croom ( @simoncroom ), Professor of Supply Chain at the University of San Diego, provides an excellent overview of considerations that must be taken into account when a company develops a supply chain strategy. “Supply chains were ill-prepared for the pandemic,” writes Lora Cecere ( @lcecere ), founder of Supply Chain Insights.[1]

Panama Canal Expansion Boosts Freight in an Unexpected Place

DAT Solutions

The expanded Panama Canal “is going to drive industry and create even more businesses there,” said Joel Sutherland, director of the Supply Chain Management Institute at the University of San Diego. The Panama Canal opened a new lane for larger ships this week, and East Coast ports have been expanding efforts to attract Asian imports that would otherwise arrive on the West Coast.

Short Case: Aborn & Co. works for Japanese Multinational Consumer Goods company to reduce transportation costs by $30M

Freight Plus

Situation: Headquartered in San Diego, the client is a leading provider of consumer audio/video electronics and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. Operations include research and development, engineering, sales, marketing, distribution and customer service. Challenge: As the consumer electronics market saw increasing price competition and margin compression, the client was left looking