Mercado | Purchase Order management starts long before you create an order

Why Purchase Order management starts long before you create an order

Why Purchase Order management starts long before you create an order Tags: Import, Purchase Order, First Mile, Last Mile, Supply Chain, Global Supply Chain Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. What is an Import Purchase Order? A Purchase Order (PO) is a document created by a buyer and provided to a supplier (also known as a supplier, vendor, …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – The China Conundrum: Should we stay, or should we go?

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series The China Conundrum: Should we stay, or should we go? Tags: China, First Mile, International Supply Chain, Global Trade, Trade Wars Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. I have been doing a lot of research related to ending trade with China. My conclusion: It is complicated. Economic vs. …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – Thinking Ahead: The Fashion Prescription

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series Thinking Ahead: The Fashion Prescription Tags: Fashion, Retail, First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, Supply Chain, Technology Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. “Unless we can control the supply chain, we are always going to be a victim” – Gary Wassner Retail is expected to lose $2.1T in …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – Thinking Ahead: The storm before the calm

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series Thinking Ahead Part V: Does McDonald’s have it wrong? Tags: First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, McDonalds, Supply Chain, Technology Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. Let’s imagine ordering a meal from McDonald’s worked the same as ordering products internationally. I ask the “supplier” (McDonalds) to “produce” a …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – Thinking Ahead: Does McDonald’s have it wrong?

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series Thinking Ahead Part V: Does McDonald’s have it wrong? Tags: First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, McDonalds, Supply Chain, Technology Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. Let’s imagine ordering a meal from McDonald’s worked the same as ordering products internationally. I ask the “supplier” (McDonalds) to “produce” a …

What I Learned in Supply Chain This Week

Insight – Thinking Ahead: The Digital Impact

Insights: What I Learned In Supply Chain This Week Series Thinking Ahead Part IV: The Digital Impact Tags: Supply Chain, First Mile, Global Supply Chain, Import, Technology Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. The chaos throughout the International Supply Chain is now complete. BUY – Suppliers are in various states of back to work; importers have missed critical …

Mercado | How to Optimize the First Mile of the Supply Chain

How to Optimize the First Mile of the Supply Chain

How to Optimize the First Mile of the Supply Chain Tags: First Mile, Optimize, Global Supply Chain, International Trade Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. We’ve long heard the importance of the Final Mile (also known as the Last Mile) within international supply chain and logistics. From procurement to sourcing to delivery, the Final Mile is often heralded …

Mercado | The difference between a Purchase Order and a Commercial Invoice

The difference between a Purchase Order and a Commercial Invoice

The difference between a Purchase Order and a Commercial Invoice Tags: Import, Purchase Order, First Mile, Last Mile, Supply Chain, Global Supply Chain Dallas-based startup empowers businesses to optimize international trade. What is a Purchase Order (PO)? A Purchase Order (PO) is a document created by a buyer and provided to a supplier (also known as a supplier, vendor, etc.) …