Stories of Supply Chain Leadership: An Interview with Joan Motsinger of Seagate

Supply Chain Shaman

We then rated companies on their ability to manage and improve a portfolio of metrics: operating margin, inventory turns and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC). We were an early adopter of the E2Open technology and we experimented on building B2B networks early in 2004.

4 Logistics Technologies That Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. Like on-demand storage, on-demand transportation allows companies to add flexibility to their existing freight strategy by crowdsourcing their costly and disruptive last mile deliveries.

Stuck in Traffic: Dealing With The High Cost of Congestion

Talking Logistics

All of this follows research published in February 2004 by the Brookings Institution and RAND Corporation on behalf of the U.S. Here’s an excerpt from the report titled The Impact of Congestion on Shippers’ Inventory Costs : We have found that by accounting for all sources of delay that a shipment incurs from its origin to its destination that highway congestion imposes substantial annual costs on shippers throughout the United States.

4 Ideas To Make Your Supply Chain More Agile and Give Consumers Flexible Shopping Options

FLEXE

In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. Like on-demand storage, on-demand transportation allows companies to add flexibility to their existing freight strategy by crowdsourcing their costly and disruptive last mile deliveries.

4 Supply Chain Technologies that Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want

FLEXE

In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. Like on-demand storage, on-demand transportation allows companies to add flexibility to their existing freight strategy by crowdsourcing their costly and disruptive last mile deliveries.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

2004=100). Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.814 trillion in October, virtually unchanged from September and up 2.0% Cass Freight Index: The December shipments index decreased 4.9% AIR FREIGHT: . MARKET: .

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

2004=100). Manufacturing & Trade Inventory: Total value of inventory on hand is estimated at $1.812 trillion in January, up 0.1% MULTIMODAL: Cass Freight Index: The February shipments index increased 8.3% Freight Rail Traffic: Originations of carloads in February 2016 totaled 979,042, a decrease of 10.1% Source: AAR.org) (Average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads; Includes federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses).

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Tesla and the Future of the Trucking Industry

Elementum

Trucking is the main means for freight transportation in the United States. from 2004 to 2014, with HCVs comprising 67% of market share. Similarly, Werner Enterprises, another major freight carrier, also experienced drops in net income of up to 30% as compared to 2015.

This Week in Logistics News (May 16-20, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Amazon Looking to License or Acquire Freight-Management Technology (WSJ-sub. Kewill Introduces SOLAS-Compliant Freight Forwarding Solution by Integrating INTTRA eVGM Service. Back in May 2004, I wrote a post titled, “What If UPS Acquires Manhattan Associates?”