eCommerce has driven global parcel shipment volumes sky-high. Today’s consumers are comfortable buying from eCommerce vendors located overseas, boosting the number of packages being shipped cross-border. Simultaneously, retailers have adopted an omnichannel shipping strategy that has shifted inventory from centralized distribution centers to brick-and-mortar stores and even directly from manufacturers, regardless of their location.
This has resulted in an avalanche of inbound packages that has overwhelmed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) resources, whose systems have historically been geared to processing larger containers. Add to that more retailers using an endless aisle to deliver goods from anywhere to anywhere in an attempt to capitalize on an omnichannel shipping strategy, and you have a lot of small packages traveling internationally.
With this growth in international shipping, there are plenty of challenges being faced by global shippers, including:
Border security compliance
Download this eBook today to learn how navigating customs both in your home country, as well as a growing number of others, can help your omnichannel strategy deliver efficiently from the endless aisle.
Companies from Tesla Inc. to Walmart Inc. are expanding operations in the world’s second-biggest economy — helping offset the departure of goods manufacturers that have had to rethink supply chains after U.S. tariffs made their products more expensive.
China and the U.S. plan to highlight joint efforts to crack down on fentanyl smuggling, addressing an opioid epidemic that President Trump has asked his counterpart Xi Jinping to help alleviate as part of broader trade talks.
The trade war and China’s economic shift made 2018 a tough year for global shipping and will continue to reverberate through the industry, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
By 2025, Industrial Manufacturers must be able to capture customer requirements effectively and drive mass customization to give every customer what they want. The ability to manage the specifics of each order in every aspect of the value chain consistently lies in the intelligent enterprise.
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:00 to Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:00
One of the key challenges facing organizations today is the shortage of candidates for supply chain and retail planning roles. Today, the ideal employee has both tactical/operational expertise and professional competencies such as leadership and analytical skills. Current statistics show there is currently one highly qualified supply chain candidate for every six job openings. The demand for talent with these highly sought after skills is high and growing fast.
Attend this webcast and gain insight from your peers on how to attract and keep supply chain talent, including:
Strategies to make your company more attractive to the best talent
How to approach the career expectations of Millennials and post-Millennials
The impact of digital transformation on supply chain career paths
Karen Smith, Vice President, Global Supply Chain Operations, Kontoor Brands Sean Willems, PhD, Haslam Chair in Supply Chain Analytics, University of Tennessee Scott W. Luton, Founder, CEO & Host of Supply Chain Now Radio
Karin Bursa, Executive Vice President, Logility Bob Bowman, Editor-in-Chief, SupplyChainBrain
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 12:00 to Thursday, June 4, 2020 12:00
DATE: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 TIME: 1:00 PM ET
Meeting customer demands for free and fast shipping, whether B2B, B2C, or B2B2C is driving the increase in parcel volume and the expansion of delivery choices. Companies are struggling to manage the shift from a centralized fulfillment model to a more decentralized model that emphasizes shipping from inventory sources (stores, manufacturers and other suppliers) in closer proximity to end consumers. Merchants now need to think differently about how to successfully manage omnichannel parcel and LTL strategies.
Getting your omnichannel shipping strategy right means improved customer service, shorter distances to the customer, increased speed of delivery, and reduced cost.
Please join us to discuss tips on implementing an effective omnichannel shipping strategy that incorporates parcel and LTL and a broad, diverse range of carriers.
In this 30-minute webinar you will learn:
Current omnichannel fulfillment trends and market data points
Challenges and critical issues facing logistics managers
What the emerging omni-channel transportation model looks like
Summary of benefits and takeaways
Panelists: Lance Healy, Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Banyan Technology Bob Malley, Managing Director, Pierbridge
Bob Bowman, Editor-in-Chief, SupplyChainBrain
Join SAP for a Market Experience on Integrated Business Planning for Inventory
Join David Vallejo, Head of SAP Digital Business Planning to learn how Integrated Business Planning can help your organization connect all of its planning processes to improve lead times and service levels, followed by a market experience of how companies are utilizing Integrated Business Planning to maximize the efficiency of their inventory and working capital.
In this session, you will learn how to:
Maximize the efficiency of inventory and working capital
Automate and standardize planning processes to improve planner productivity
Enable shorter and more complete inventory target-setting cycles at each tier
Reduce product and distribution costs
Speakers: Bruce Waters, Senior IBP Consultant, PPG Industries David Vallejo, Global Head of Digital Business Planning, SAP
Moderator: Helen Atkinson, Editor, SupplyChainBrain
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:00 to Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:00
DATE: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 TIME: 10:00 AM ET
Husqvarna Group is a leading global producer of outdoor power products. Attend this webcast and hear how Husqvarna has transformed its global supply chain into a unified digital platform by applying supply chain planning best practices from Logility to support change, innovation and growth.
Highlights will include how optimized planning has led to increased visibility, precision and automation including how Husqvarna:
Instituted a scalable and robust S&OP process
Implemented an integrated digital supply chain platform
Expanded proactive, alert-driven automation of routine processes
Established supply chain platform centers of excellence
Anna Lindh Fogelström, Group Supply Chain Planning Manager, Husqvarna Group Karin Bursa, Executive Vice President, Logility