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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

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Duration 5 minutes

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

Best Practices for Arriving at the True Landed Cost

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Duration 11 minutes

 

Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.

 

Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road

Supply Chain Visibility Defined

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Duration 15 minutes

Supply chain visibility is an appealing yet elusive capability for most companies. While most recognize the significant benefits that would accrue from comprehensive visibility, few have made it a reality across their global operations. Part of the problem companies seem to have in embracing and implementing visibility is the lack of a comprehensive definition or firm understanding of the transformational potential. In this podcast, World Trade and GT Nexus will discuss the definitions and opportunities as well as how new cloud technology platforms are driving significant value to major companies today.

Speaker: Greg Johnson, Chief Marketing Officer & Co-Founder of GT Nexus

Importing from Canada into the United States

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Duration 8 minutes

Last year U.S. businesses purchased more than $315 billion worth of Canadian goods. With nearshoring becoming a growing trend for U.S. business, there is significant need to understanding the benefits and challenges of importing from Canada.

Speaker: Anthony Catapano, District Manager, Eastern U.S. 

Turning Global Market Volatility into a Competitive Advantage

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Duration 12 minutes

Turning Global Market Volatility into a Competitive Advantage Thad Bedard, Director of Strategic Accounts for APL Logistics will discuss some of the major implications for global supply chains getting longer and more complex as well as how international shippers are coping with market volatility globally. Plus, learn how to optimize and increase your supply chain performance.Presented by: APL Logistics

False Cloud or True Cloud? Debating the Merits of Private Cloud

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Duration 16 minutes

In this podcast, our technology expert, Greg Johnsen, executive vice president of marketing and co-founder of GT Nexus, addresses the many terms that are being tossed around relative to cloud technology. He discusses the difference between "public" and "private" cloud and when it makes sense for a company to use a private cloud or hybrid cloud approach. He will also take a look ahead at what he sees in the future of cloud technology.

Presented by: GT Nexus

The Growth of Canadian e-Commerce and Logistics to Canada

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Duration 8 minutes

The growth of Canadian e-commerce and logistics to Canada is on the rise with online Canadian purchases from U.S. retailers expected to jump to $31 billion (CAD) by 2015. U.S. retailers with an e-commerce platform need to identify a solid Canadian supply chain now to maximize revenue later. Learn from the Canadian logistics experts how your business can be successful at transporting your goods across the border into Canada.

Presented by: Purolater

Solutions for the Global Freight Industry

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Duration 5 minutes

Presented by Art Zipkin, President of FPO Services.


DDC FPO was created to provide Freight Process Outsourcing solutions to the global freight industry. Our Freight Bill Entry Solution adds standardization and quality metrics to the freight bill entry process; significantly increasing overall production quality and cost containment in processing BOLs.

 




Presented by:  DDC FPO

Why ERP software won't work for the global supply chain

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Duration 7 minutes

For the past 30 years companies have tried and failed to apply their ERP software to automate their supply chains. ERP was designed to work within a single company, not across companies. New cloud platforms apply a radically different information model to the supply chain and put entire value chains on the same information page.

 



 

Presented by: GT Nexus

Norvanco International - Distribution within a Foreign Trade Zone

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Duration 5 minutes

Norvanco International is full service third party logistics provider offering a wide range of services and solutions. We are able to blend the unique Foreign Trade Zone environment within a full service 3PL environment.

 



 

Presented by: Norvanco International, Inc.

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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