Cross-Border Shipping: How 3PLs Are Evolving to Address the Current Shipping Climate

Cross-border business is continuing to increase, with 2018 seeing both historic levels and growing issues within the shipping industry, particularly with northbound business from Mexico. However, as manufacturing remains strong and business continues to grow, complexities are also heightened due to the current political climate. In addition, a significant imbalance exists, with seven trucks heading north from Mexico to the U.S. for every one truck moving south. And with news of major U.S. carriers pulling out of the marketplace, capacity issues are further compounded.
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How to Streamline Procurement and Increase Buying Power Working with a GPO

A Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) aggregates the purchasing volume of its members for various goods and services and develops contracts with suppliers through which members may buy at group prices and terms. Despite their distinct advantages, GPOs continue to be widely misunderstood. Learn how to leverage the purchasing power of a group of businesses to obtain discounts from vendors based on the collective buying power of the GPO members and why participating in a GPO is a distinct strategic advantage.
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Supply Chain Resiliency & Risk Management – A Top Post-Pandemic Priority

In 2020 several disruptive events shifted strategic supply chain priorities. As indicated by a recent CPO survey, key challenges in 2020 include, but are not limited to, supplier/vendor bankruptcy, increased customer and transportation requirements, and significant quality issues hinder brand reputation and product viability. Deloitte offers clients an end-to-end approach for supply chain resiliency leveraging a custom platform and intelligent solution to tackle industry challenges and disruptive events focusing on enhanced visibility, increased organizational readiness, and a best-in-class technical infrastructure.
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Strategic Supplier Management – The Balance Between Breadth and Depth

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed how little organizations knew about their supply chains. Building strong resilient supply chains will require a conscious development of collaborative supplier relationships to actively drive transformation. In addition, the importance of sustainable ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) has accelerated and driven the need for corporations to prove ESG credibility in order to meet mandatory regulatory requirements. To build sustainable and inclusive supply chains, it will take close effective supplier collaboration to both meet ESG metrics and achieve supply chain resilience.
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Risk Management and Resilience Engineering Strategies for Supply Chains

Mike Sherwin from the ISE department at the University of Pittsburgh and Jon Carmona from the supply chain team at The Poirier Group will tag team to bring fresh, innovative ideas on how to adapt supply chains in the face of the waves of disruption that are ahead. During this webinar, Jon and Mike will share systematic thinking on how this "Black Swan Event" is impacting the way we think about, plan, design, and execute supply chains.
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