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.
There’s no such thing as a perfect plan if something can go wrong, it probably will. Unexpected demand, unplanned machine downtime, raw material shortages the list is endless. The question is: How can you efficiently manage these operational challenges? Join ASCM for a special webinar in partnership with DELMIA Quintiq, where planning expert Charlie Figlow will highlight ways your planners can make optimal decisions to quickly overcome disruptions when they strike, while also improving their productivity and speed.
In this on-demand recording of a March 2018 webinar, learn how companies are undertaking the daunting challenge of driving improved sustainability within their supply chains. Intel has been on the journey transforming its supply chain into a global model for responsible sourcing practices for well over a decade. Jocelyn Cascio from Intel shares insights illustrating how they have integrated sustainability and showcases how they achieved results.
BIMCO's Chief Market Analyst, Peter Sand, presents his views on the dry bulk sector for Q1 2019