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Read the December 2013 issue of WorldTrade 100. Featuring "On Target for Logistics."

On Target for Logistics

Location-specific logistics capabilities are a critical part of the supply chain site selection process.

 Location-specific logistics capabilities are a critical part of the supply chain site selection process. 


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Aligning Place in the Supply Chain

Changing supply chains, new sourcing and distribution strategies, and market shifts require realignment of real estate commitments as well.

 Changing supply chains, new sourcing and distribution strategies, and market shifts require realignment of real estate commitments as well. 


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Needed: Tech Infrastructure

Expanding markets carry challenges that include a need for better technology infrastructure.

 Expanding markets carry challenges that include a need for better technology infrastructure. 


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Conflicting Agendas Slow Supply Chains

While jurisdictions and special interests do battle, the impact on supply chains begins to show.

While jurisdictions and special interests do battle, the impact on supply chains begins to show.


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Make Small Better

Small, mixed SKU orders are on the rise in parallel with fulfillment strategies such as “omnichannel.”

 Small, mixed SKU orders are on the rise in parallel with fulfillment strategies such as “omnichannel.”  


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More Big Things

The danger of focusing on one “next big thing” is that there are many drivers in extended supply chains. Here are some quick takes for consideration.

 The danger of focusing on one “next big thing” is that there are many drivers in extended supply chains. Here are some quick takes for consideration. 


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The Next Big Thing In Global Logistics

The next big thing in global logistics is less “what” and more “who” as supply chains become more customer centric.

 The next big thing in global logistics is less “what” and more “who” as supply chains become more customer centric. 


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Emerging Stronger

Southern Europe had a deeper dive and a slower rise during the recession, but the region has some bright spots.

Southern Europe had a deeper dive and a slower rise during the recession, but the region has some bright spots.


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Finding Your Place

I’m fond of a long passage from Adam Smith, penned in the 1770s, that describes what we now refer to as supply chain management. His quote begins with the end product, a woolen coat, but quickly shifts to the manufacturing and sourcing of the components and then to the logistics of delivering those elements to the point where the garment was created.


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The First Strike

In mid-November 2013 Typhoon Haiyan (known in the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda) was pronounced the strongest recorded tropical cyclone to make landfall, with wind speeds up to 200 mph. According to UN officials, about 12 million people have been affected and many have been left homeless. However, the first strike did not come from the winds, rain or waves; it came from the global disaster response teams who were in play before landfall.


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Develop a Caribbean Strategy

A Panama Canal strategy may include transshipment opportunities. Using Caribbean ports might quicken supply chain flows.

 A Panama Canal strategy may include transshipment opportunities. Using Caribbean ports might quicken supply chain flows.  


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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety.

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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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