This Week in Logistics News (June 1 – 7)

Logistics Viewpoints

Of course, I am talking about James Holzhauer’s Jeopardy win streak, which ended earlier this week, about $60,000 shy of Ken Jennings’s record of $2,522,700 in a 74-game winning streak in 2004. The post This Week in Logistics News (June 1 – 7) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Supply Chain News This Week in News last mile Logistics News trade warAfter 32 victories and $2,462,216 in earnings, the run is finally over.

Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

Talking Logistics

All this talk about Cuba, however, sparked a question for me this week: Where does Cuba rank in logistics? The answer, according to the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI) , is near the bottom of the list. The logistics performance (LPI) is the weighted average of the country scores on the six key dimensions: Efficiency of the clearance process (i.e., Back in 2001, my friend and logistics expert Art Van Bodegraven traveled to Cuba as part of a logistics delegation.

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Upgrading to One Integrated Suite for all Logistics Operations with Naval Sabharwal

The Logistics of Logistics

Naval Sabharwal and Joe Lynch discuss why using one integrated suite for all logistics operations is the best approach for driving logistics and supply chain efficiency and effectiveness. Utilizing fragmented systems limits logistics companies from fully leveraging the data in their systems. Prior to joining Ramco, Naval held leadership positions at a variety of companies including Safexpress, Reliance Logistics, Reliance Retail, Unipart Logistics and Hexaware Technologies.

Smart Cities Need Smart Logistics Policies

Enterra Insights

”[2] One oft-overlooked aspect of urban traffic congestion is logistics. Smart city initiatives should include plans to make it easier to deliver the goods people need; often, however, smart city plans end up making logistics more difficult. ” Logistics in the city. ”[4] Those increased logistics costs are eventually felt in consumer pocketbooks. ” Clearly, it’s in everyone’s best interests to keep logistics flowing and costs down.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. But we got it down to ten logistics and supply chain books you’ll actually want to read. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks. When I started in logistics, I realized that I knew nothing. The Top Ten Logistics and Supply Chain Books: 1.

Green Logistics: How to deliver efficiently while minimizing carbon footprint

Abivin

Source The process and involvement of logistics department in every organization have become an essential part to the economic development for a long time now. According to World Bank report, efficient logistics refer to transport, storage and conveyance of products to the ultimate consumers from the companies at minimal costs. How can companies enable Green Logistics? Green logistics has a significant role in the trade process, transport and deliver the goods.

The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference

Talking Logistics

Last month, I had the opportunity to speak at CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference in Philadelphia. Mark Chrencik, Director of Operations at CLX Logistics (a Talking Logistics sponsor), kicked off the conference with a market update where he covered various trends in the industry, including fuel prices and linehaul rates. — not only within your company, but across your trading partner network too (shippers, logistics service providers, and consignees).

A Very Agile Supply Chain: The Inside Story of AGCO’s Response to COVID-19

Logistics Viewpoints

This global manufacturer of agricultural equipment began their journey to improved supply chain resiliency in 2004. The post A Very Agile Supply Chain: The Inside Story of AGCO’s Response to COVID-19 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. AGCO is a supply chain success story. This is the inside story of AGCO's response to the pandemic and how they developed such an agile supply chain. Agility does not just happen.

PINC named Top Logistics IT provider in 2020

PINC

Union City, CA – April 27, 2020 – PINC, the leader in digital yard solutions, has been recognized by Inbound Logistics magazine as Top Logistics IT Provider in 2020 because its solutions address critical logistics and transportation needs and help organizations to truly become demand-driven enterprises. Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence.

This Week in Logistics News (July 14-18, 2014)

Talking Logistics

DHL launches new logistics service for life sciences products handled at extremely low temperatures. Penske Logistics Joins CargoNet to Enhance Supply Chain Security. At the center of Atlas’ product line is Atlas Exchange, a secure document exchange providing a “connect-once, access-all” network, securely linking retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and logistics service providers. Note: Transplace is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

PINC Named 2020 Food Logistics’ Top Green Provider

PINC

UNION CITY, CA —July 16, 2020 — Food Logistics , the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named PINC to the Top Green Providers list for 2020. Food Logistics’ annual Top Green Providers recognizes companies whose products, services, or exemplary leadership is enhancing sustainability within the food and beverage industry.

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Supply Chain Risk Management: Revisiting Ericsson

SCM Research

Norrman & Jansson’s (2004) case study on Ericsson’s supply chain risk management (SCRM) practices is definitely part of the canon of SCM literature. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management. After 15 years, it was time for an update. Together with Andreas Norrman, I visited Ericsson in Stockholm to investigate their SCRM practices.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Land challenges for Hong Kong’s Logistics sector were the key topics discussed at the recent Leadership Luncheon gathering of Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP). Trade and Logistics is the largest of Hong Kong’s four major economic pillars - generating 26% of Hong Kong’s GDP and is responsible for 22% of total employment. Regional Distribution Centre and Global logistics Hub. Land Shortages impacting Logistics Sector.

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36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

Time to rethink: How much further can your business go?

DELMIA Quintiq

It was a record store chain in the UK, which closed down in 2004 in the wake of digital music consumption. This advantage puts them in a unique position to offer a service that can beat the competition and turn them into a high-relevance, high-value service provider in logistics. Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce OptimizationWhat does the future hold for your business?

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Raymon Krishnan!

Supply Chain Game Changer

This interview is with Raymon Krishnan, President of The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Society. I then spent 10 years building up my own Logistics consulting business growing it to where we had close to 70 employees. Throughout much of my career I have been involved with the Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society and currently serve as President. Supply Chain / Logistics may not be the most glamorous of professions but it is a vital function in any business.

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. The post 4 Logistics Technologies That Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want appeared first on FLEXE Blog. Traditional supply chains have survived a long time without requiring too much deviation. Today’s consumers are changing all that. Adding flexibility to your supply chain is now a must-have to stay relevant with your customers.

Supply Chain Execution Convergence: Rethinking, Redesigning, and Re-evaluating the Traditional Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

The idea is to bring together the individual silos within a business, from the front end to the back end, from warehousing, manufacturing, logistics, purchasing, etc. Internal convergence can be the most difficult but should be tackled first, as you need to have your own internal business units and processes aligned before bringing on your external supplier and logistics networks. Supply chain execution convergence is a topic that has been gaining in popularity.

Systems for a More Efficient Yard Management Process

PINC

Improving the Yard Management Process Since 2004. We pride ourselves on offering 24/7 human technical support to meet your companies needs, whether they be technical or logistical. There are over 100,000 warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing plants in the U.S. alone. With nearly 4 million retail stores and eCommerce websites to support, their supply chain must be as efficient as possible.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

2004=100). Source: Inbound Logistics). Source: Inbound Logistics) . Banner Ad: Précis: Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0% in the fourth quarter of 2015 according to the second estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in late February. Source: US BEA). Trade Deficit: The U.S. trade deficit increased 2.23% in January to $45.7 billion.

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Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid

Elementum

The logistics industry is one of the greatly effected. Harvey is reportedly the strongest hurricane to hit the country since Hurricane Charley in 2004 and is said to be the costliest natural disaster in US history, initially estimated to be at $160B. While the logistics industry has been effected by Hurricane Harvey, several companies have offered their services to humanitarian organizations. Logistics by road is the main challenge as most of the roads were inundated.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

2004=100). Source: Materials Handling & Logistics). Précis: Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0% in the third quarter of 2015 according to the third preliminary estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in late December. Source: US BEA). . Trade Deficit: The U.S. trade deficit decreased 3.4% in November to $42.4 billion.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

2004=100). Source: Materials Handling & Logistics). Précis: Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Markets. MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0% in the third quarter of 2015 according to the third preliminary estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis in late December. Source: US BEA). . Trade Deficit: The U.S. trade deficit decreased 3.4% in November to $42.4 billion.

PINC Receives 2020 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award

PINC

Founded in 2004, PINC is the number one provider of real-time visibility and automated yard orchestration to the world’s leading companies. award innovation logistics technology yard management system digital yard green SDCE sustainabilityUNION CITY, Calif. , Dec.

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. factory activity has risen to the highest levels since 2004, in response to the active hurricane season as well. Similarly, construction spending is increasing, and overall demand on the existing logistics network will increase, says Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. Logistics #SupplyChain #SCM #Freight #Business.

The secret to distance selling success

DELMIA Quintiq

French retailer Chronodrive has been doing this since 2004 and has since gained a steady following of 130,000 customers. Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Distance selling has seen double digit growth in Germany for the past few years, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. In 2013, the German E-Commerce and Direct Selling Trade Association (BEVH) reports a growth of 22 percent, with a turnover of €48.4

Supply Chain Future: Anticipating the unknown

Supply Chain Movement

In the USA, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) launched the Supply Chain 2020 project back in 2004. In Europe, meanwhile, IMD in Lausanne joined forces with the likes of Philips, Shell, Lego, Nestlé, Grundfoss, AP Maersk and Ceva Logistics in 2011 to set up the Value Chain 2020 project. In the Netherlands, the government initiative ‘Top Team Logistics’ has issued advice aimed at helping the Dutch logistics sector to regain its position of excellence by 2020.

The Real Cost of Olympic Logistics

Elementum

But when you consider the logistics involved in hosting, the numbers don't always come out positive. Recently, though, some have begun to question whether or not those economic benefits are worth the near-impossible, and increasingly expensive, logistics of hosting these events. The Athens olympic events in 2004 cost $15 Billion, a budget that helped drive Greece into debt. Logistics of Olympic proportions.

PINC named Top Supply Chain Projects for 2020 by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

PINC

Since its founding in 2004, PINC has been a pioneer in providing real-time visibility and workflow orchestration to yard operations across distribution centers and manufacturing plants worldwide.

PINC Receives Significant Growth Equity Investment From Accel-KKR

PINC

However, with 66% of logistics budgets spent on moving only 10% of total inventory, the remaining 90% of inventory at rest is not optimized for bottom-line impact and efficiency gains. Since its founding in 2004, PINC has been a pioneer in providing real-time visibility and workflow orchestration to yard operations across distribution centers and manufacturing plants worldwide – achieving Gartner’s “best of breed” status in this category.

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch

Cerasis

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. factory activity has risen to the highest levels since 2004, in response to the active hurricane season as well. Similarly, construction spending is increasing, and overall demand on the existing logistics network will increase, says Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, “Christmas in October” Sales Get Results

BlueYonder

And although in 2004 almost a quarter of consumers put off holiday shopping until December, now only 17 percent wait that long. The delays come even as logistics providers such as UPS increased staffing for the holiday season and pressed drivers to work longer hours to meet delivery windows. Logistics Retail Amazon Holiday logistics robotsFriday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

Brewers Supply Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management to Deliver Best-in-class Service for Customers

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s TMS and managed services above anyone else provides our customers with visibility, quality carriers, and a competitive edge so they can continue to serve their customers at the highest level,” said Sabrina Merriman, Director of Logistics at Brewers Supply Group. “We We’ve been supplying select ingredients at competitive prices to craft brewers, winemakers, craft distillers, and home fermentation retailers in North America since 2004.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

That makes China a highly attractive market for imports, if you have a logistics provider who knows how to deliver your imports. Between 2004 and 2014, China imported $13.52 Logistics companies in China are not created equal. Requirements for importing goods to China are stringent, and not all logistics providers will have the capabilities to ship where your products are going. Global Transportation Logistics Asia China Global Forwarding Imports

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Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, “Christmas in October” Sales Get Results

BlueYonder

And although in 2004 almost a quarter of consumers put off holiday shopping until December, now only 17 percent wait that long. The delays come even as logistics providers such as UPS increased staffing for the holiday season and pressed drivers to work longer hours to meet delivery windows. Logistics Retail Amazon Holiday logistics robotsFriday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.