Moving your business to greater heights

| September 18, 2017

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In today’s era of relentless globalisation, businesses need to cater for increasingly sophisticated customers who demand more innovation, value and immediate satisfaction in products and services. All around the world, companies recognise that top-notch supply chains give their businesses a competitive edge, provide a commercial upside and ensure sustained growth.

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JAS Forwarding Worldwide

JAS Forwarding Worldwide is a leading global freight forwarder and logistics provider with over 3,700 employees in 240 offices worldwide across more than 80 countries. JAS specializes in customer-focused air, ocean, customs brokerage, warehousing, import and export, and supply chain management. Founded in 1978, JAS is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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Article | March 27, 2020

From Walmart to Amazon, the positive role of collaboration in warehouse management is undisputed, and collaboration is on track to revolutionize tomorrow’s warehouse management standards. In fact, both Amazon and Walmart leveraged warehouse management and supply chain management strategies to grow two of the world’s largest retailers. Meanwhile, the demand for more products, more space and faster delivery windows has refocused the role of warehouse management in successful business, and you need to understand how supply chain disruptions will shape its future.

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Supply Chain Trends in a Nutshell

Article | March 27, 2020

When Carl W. Bentzel was recently appointed a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission, he knew that he’d face a few urgent concerns, but the Coronavirus quickly became the chief challenge FMC management. The maritime industry has been deeply affected as a result of the upheaval caused by the coronavirus and its impacts to Chinese manufacturing and logistics services.

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Quantitative Data Addressing The COVID-19 Inventory Policy Vulnerability Of Global Based Supply Chains

Article | April 2, 2020

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a reference to one financial risk assessment provider’s proprietary data identifying inventory stocking vulnerabilities of suppliers due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In a previously published Supply Chain Matters editorial commentary, Just in Time Inventory Management Methodology May Be Little Help During and After the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak Without Modification, this Editor declared that an obvious learning that will come from this ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus global-wide outbreak will be the ultimate stress testing of Just-in-Time (JIT) inventory management methodologies, and with that, the need for the weighting of supply chain risk mitigation or domestic sourcing considerations in inventory management policies.

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What’s Driving Increased Expenses in the Trucking Industry

Article | March 2, 2020

Motor-carrier costs rose 7.7% in 2019, according to the latest annual report by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI). Costs in the trucking industry far surpassed the increases felt by many other industries. By comparison, inflation in the U.S. was 2.49% for the same period. Shipping rates aren’t growing at the same steady rate as costs, so motor carriers are shouldering the burden of many of these increases.

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JAS Forwarding Worldwide

JAS Forwarding Worldwide is a leading global freight forwarder and logistics provider with over 3,700 employees in 240 offices worldwide across more than 80 countries. JAS specializes in customer-focused air, ocean, customs brokerage, warehousing, import and export, and supply chain management. Founded in 1978, JAS is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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