Do you expect a resurgence in reshoring to the United States? Why or why not?

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain leaders discuss whether they expect a resurgence in reshoring to the United States

From Harvest to Bottle: Importing Wine into the United States

NFI Industries

In 2016, Americans consumed over 789 million gallons of wine – equating to almost 3 gallons per person 1. Wine consumption continues to increase in the U.S., challenging American wine importers to continue to import enough wine to match demand. Currently, winemakers are in the midst of harvest season (usually August through October depending on the. Read More. Distribution Supply Chain Transportation Global

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Cross-Border Shipping Guide: The United States and Canada

NFI Industries

Over $52.4 billion worth of freight was moved to and from Canada in 2014 1. When shipping cross-border, it’s important to know what to expect and to be. Read more. 04/07/2015. Brokerage. Global. Supply Chain. Transportation. Cross-Border, Supply Chain, Transportation, Global , Brokerage. Brokerage Brokerage Cross-Border Global Global Supply Chain Supply Chain Transportation Transportation

This map shows every bridge in the United States….and it’s incredible

The Network Effect

The post This map shows every bridge in the United States… and it’s incredible appeared first on The Network Effect. We’ve shared other maps in the past that help explain today’s global supply chain. Well, here’s another amazing map that helps reveal the complex underlying infrastructure that everything we buy and consume must pass through.

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The post What if the United States broke in half? The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For the United States, De Minimis will remain at $800 (USD). The post How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments appeared first on Transportfolio. The U.S., Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018.

The United States Postal Service Increases Holiday Competition with Their Own Peak Season Strategy

CHAINalytics

Not to be overshadowed in their effort to increase competition levels, the United … The post The United States Postal Service Increases Holiday Competition with Their Own Peak Season Strategy appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Transportation FedEx Holiday Postal Rates Jim Haller Networks & Transportation Operations Integrations Specialist Peak Season Surcharge Postal rates Posting Pricing United Parcel Service United States Postal Service UPS

The United States Postal Service Financial Analysis

Logistics Trends and Insights

A detailed financial analysis of the United States Postal Service (USPS) has been done by our friend Robert Fisher. Bob spent over 25 years with the USPS and is now a leading postal industry consultant. We thank Bob for sharing his work with us.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

In 1776, 13 British colonies declared their independence and formed the United States. Over the next 150 years as the country expanded westward, the growing country added 37 additional states. The last two states added were Alaska and Hawaii in 1959. In addition, the United States has several permanently inhabited territories, including Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. is comprised of 50 states and one district (Washington D.C.).

Seroka honored for ‘unwavering leadership throughout the pandemic’

The Supply Chain Journal

In May, the Port of LA earned the distinction as the first port in the Western Hemisphere to handle more than 1 million twenty-foot equivalent units in a single month. A month later the port became the first in the hemisphere to process 10 million container units in a 12-month period.

First USMCA labor complaint filed against Mexican auto parts supplier

The Supply Chain Journal

A Mexican auto parts supplier became the first company to receive a labor violation complaint under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on Monday.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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 post How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments appeared first on Transportfolio. The U.S., Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018.

First USMCA labor complaint filed against Mexican auto parts supplier

The Supply Chain Journal

A Mexican auto parts supplier became the first company to receive a labor violation complaint under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on Monday.

ILA lawsuit throttles South Carolina container terminal traffic

The Supply Chain Journal

The Hapag-Lloyd and OOCL ships intentionally went to Leatherman Terminal even though they knew that workers who were not in the master contract bargaining unit would be hired to unload containers and to handle containers on the terminal,” the lawsuit states.

Investing in Manufacturing Innovation & Competitiveness: Will the next Silicon Valley be located in the United States?

GlobalTranz

Will the next Silicon Valley be located in the United States? The top 24 metro areas for R&D produce almost three-quarters of all utility patents filed in the United States and 83 percent of R&D performed by large companies at their primary R&D locations. Twitter The post Investing in Manufacturing Innovation & Competitiveness: Will the next Silicon Valley be located in the United States?

United States is Leaving the UPU

Intelligent Audit

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) will meet on September 24th due to the possibility of a United States withdrawal in October. pounds into the United States. A better deal is being negotiated but if no agreement is met, the United States will withdraw from the UPU. Recently the USPS has sent out emails stating negotiated service agreements for international rates may be voided after September 30th, right before the peak season is set to starts.

2015 New Year’s Resolutions for the Supply Chain Industry

Kinaxis

General News Miscellanea Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain collaboration Supply chain management Advertising Affluence in the United States AMR Research Apple Inc. by CJ Wehlage 2015 will be my 25 th year in the supply chain industry, mostly as a practitioner. I’ve had the benefit of stepping away from the grind for 2 years, spending time at AMR Research, where I visited with many companies and learned about their supply chain practices.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #1 Offshoring without getting the full picture

Kinaxis

General News Inventory management Supply chain management Manufacturing Offshoring Supply chain Suzlon Energy Total cost of ownership United States Westpac Wind farm by John Westerveld. Here, there and everywhere | The economist. Reason #1: Offshoring without getting the full picture. Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money.

Apple & Foxconn: Financialization across the Pacific

SCM Research

Research Teaching Article China Corporate Social Responsibility Globalization Supply Chain Management United StatesIt is always inspirational to find articles that, at first glance, fall out of our discipline, but, at second glance, change the way we think about supply chain phenomena. One of these articles is Froud et al. 2014): Financialization across the Pacific: Manufacturing Cost Ratios, Supply Chains and Power.

The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

First, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report last month focused on the need for better port cybersecurity. Coast Guard officials stated that they intend to conduct such an assessment in the future, but did not provide details to show how it would address cybersecurity. Supply Chain Risk Management cyber terrorism Europol port cybersecurity port security TrapX Security United States Government Accountability Office

FedEx Freight Direct Expands Across the United States

Intelligent Audit

As of October 15th, FedEx has announced that that program’s success has warranted its full launch across “80% of the United States.” The post FedEx Freight Direct Expands Across the United States appeared first on Intelligent Audit.

SMAC in the Middle of Supply Chain Change – Part 3 of Kinaxis & Cognizant Series

Kinaxis

Inventory management Milesahead Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain collaboration Supply chain management Digital native Internet of Things Marc Prensky Pony Express Sid Meier''s Alpha Centauri SMAC Supply chain United States by Trevor Miles My friends at Cognizant and I have been having a healthy discussion on the Internet of Things and how these technology changes are shaping the way we work. Part 1: SMAC in the Middle of Supply Chain Change.

Toyota and USPS See Opportunities for Blockchain Technology in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

Imagine a bitcoin being a unit of inventory and a digital wallet (“bitcoin address”) being an inventory-keeping location, such as a store, distribution center, or truck trailer. Recent news by Toyota and the United States Postal Service (USPS) show that more and more companies are exploring the possibilities of using blockchain technology in supply chain applications.

Daily Infographic: How Much Gasoline Does The United States Consume?

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves Infographics Infographics consumption driving driving behavior Freight FreightWaves Freightwaves Infographics fuel consumption gas gasoline gasoline data gasoline data visualization gasoline infographic United StatesTo view more FreightWaves infographics, click here.

Daily Infographic: United States Distillate Demand

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves Infographics Infographics Distillate fuel Distillate fuels Energy Information Administration Freight FreightWaves Freightwaves Infographics gasoline gasoline infographic infographic freight industry infographics jet fuel logistics petroleum productivity United States

Daily Infographic: United States Fossil Fuel Consumption Lowest Level in Nearly 30 years

The Supply Chain Journal

Energy Information Administration United StatesTo view more FreightWaves infographics, click here.

Daily Infographic: United States Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Economic Sector

The Supply Chain Journal

Department of Transportation United States US bureau of labor and statisticsTo view more FreightWaves infographics, click here.

United States Trade Representative Releases NAFTA Negotiating Objectives

Supply Chain 24/7

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today released a detailed and comprehensive summary of the negotiating objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA

Transplace’s Q2 2020 Logistics Market Quarterly Update

Transplace

Key Findings for the United States. Other key factors include: Canadian drivers are reluctant to move loads into the United States due to COVID-19 infections. Transplace’s Q2 2020 Logistics Market Quarterly Update.

When It Comes to Trucking, the EU is Not the “United States of Europe”

Talking Logistics

Many shippers, especially those that have grown through mergers and acquisitions, have transportation operations around the world, including the United States and the European Union. About 90 percent of the carriers in Europe have less than 50 trucks, so that is not dissimilar to the United States.”. That said, “although we have the EU, Europe is not the ‘United States of Europe,’” added Eijsink.

FreightWaves Classics: Rural Free Delivery led to road improvements

The Supply Chain Journal

The first experimental routes for the rural free delivery (RFD) of mail were established by the United States Post Office Department 125 years ago, on October 1, 1896. The experimental routes were in West Virginia because Postmaster General William Lyne Wilson was from the state.

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.

FMCSA Expands Program: Mexico Trucks in the United States

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The pilot evaluated the safety and feasibility of allowing Mexico trucks to operate within the United States. The participants from the pilot program will automatically be granted permanent authority to operate within the United States. The threat of any additional punitive tariffs on produce is reduced because there is no need for Mexico to apply additional pressure on the United States.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner, the world’s leader in information technology research, has formalised its partnership with Supply Chain Media – a leading publishing company focused on connecting supply chain professionals both in the Netherlands and across Europe by gathering, generating and sharing knowledge – to work on several concrete initiatives aimed at obtaining meaningful insights into the current state of the supply chain industry in Europe.

China on Track to Surpass U.S. as the World’s Largest Economy — What Does This Mean for Logistics?

Tompkins Blog

By one measure, China will soon take the United States’ spot as the world’s largest economy. This news was released via the United Nations’ International Comparison Program (ICP), which illustrates many changes including the Purchasing-Power Parity (PPP) of China. When we look at the current state of logistics in China, this is a big deal. Blog Post 3PL Asia China Global Logistics Logistics Service Providers The Global Supply Chain Podcast United States

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