This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Where were you on September 11, 2001 when the planes hit the towers? Remembering 9/11 seems more important to me, even if it doesn’t directly relate to supply chain and logistics. They also lack process controls and metrics. Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… XPO Logistics to Acquire Con-way. Well, another blockbuster deal was announced this week: XPO Logistics is acquiring Con-way for approximately $3 billion.

7 Elements of Seamless Supply Chain Integration

Supply Chain Opz

Stevens who was a senior managing consultants at Peat Marwick McLintock in London published the article called " Integrating the Supply Chain " in International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. 3) SuperEfficient Company : Michael Hammer (2001) explained that, the true challenge was to streamline the process you share with other companies. 6) Trading partners should agree on the same metrics : unrealistic expectation can happen in any form of relationship.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Source: Inbound Logistics). from the previous month , to 156,602 employees total, the ninth straight month-to-month decline, and the biggest month-to-month decline since January 2001. Source: Inbound Logistics) . AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7% MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0%

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7 Elements of Seamless Supply Chain Integration

Supply Chain Opz

Stevens who was a senior managing consultants at Peat Marwick McLintock in London published the article called " Integrating the Supply Chain " in International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. 3) SuperEfficient Company : Michael Hammer (2001) explained that, the true challenge was to streamline the process you share with other companies. 6) Trading partners should agree on the same metrics : unrealistic expectation can happen in any form of relationship.

50 warehouse automation stats you should know

6 River Systems

General warehouse industry statistics Warehousing costs & revenue statistics Warehouse efficiency statistics Labor statistics in the warehousing industry Automation adoption in the warehousing industry Warehouse performance metrics Warehouse automation stats: General warehouse industry statistics 1. According to Logistics Management , the average clear height of distribution centers was 32.7 Worldwide warehousing and logistics robot shipments are increasing.

E-commerce and the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

The staff at Logistics Management notes, “E-commerce has changed the way the logistics and supply chain game is played. The world of digital commerce has introduced more risk and complexity than logistics and supply chain professionals have ever faced. By every big-picture metric, social media and ecommerce should be a match made in heaven. Retailers have always been curious about the paths consumers take when they decide something needs to be purchased.

How to Protect Your Carrier Assets During Capacity Crunch

Talking Logistics

Rather, it’s about winning the ongoing competition between shippers and third party logistics (3PLs) providers to secure those assets in order to maintain supply chain velocity. As capacity tightens in most markets due to the ebb and flow of economic conditions, logistics departments must have the right tools to pick up new capacity and avoid losing existing carriers to competitors. Integrate Logistics and S&OP Functions.