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.

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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 post Where Does Cuba Rank in Logistics?

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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).

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. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks. 2004).

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. How can companies enable Green Logistics?

This Week in Logistics News (December 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

When I visited Cuba with my father in 2004, we drove several hours from Cienfuegos to Camaguey to visit my aunt Z and her family. UPS Acquires Polish Healthcare Logistics Company Poltraf. Radiant Logistics Acquires Don Cameron and Associates, Inc.

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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). Regional Distribution Centre and Global logistics Hub. Land Shortages impacting Logistics Sector.

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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.

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.

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. If you look across your supplier and logistics networks, there are tens, hundreds or thousands of partners that you work with.

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%

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

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.

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 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.

[Infographic]: How Visual Aids Can Improve Safety in the Workplace

Cerasis

Our aim at Cerasis continues and will always be to provide the most important information to those in the manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, and logistics industry. Today we bring you some digestible information around safety in the workplace.

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

Supply Chain Nation

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.

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.

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.

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The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight. As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection.

Is “Carrier Network” on Your TMS Wish List?

Talking Logistics

With nearly 20 years experience in the supply chain industry, Evan has assisted enterprises and logistics service providers in more than 30 countries, across 5 continents, with their supply chain initiatives. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Friday in 5: Whole Foods Deals Added to a Longer Amazon Prime Day

Supply Chain Nation

its highest level since May 2004, easing in March and April and rising in May and again in June. 3PL Retail Supply Chain Amazon friday in 5 logistics retail technology Whole FoodsWelcome to Friday in 5: news from around the supply chain landscape, served up in one spot to keep you up to date and informed. This week: Amazon Prime Day gets longer and adds Whole Foods deals; U.S.

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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.

Will your supply chain lead in the next decade?

ivalua

In 2004, Walmart wasn’t concerned about Amazon; it was just an upstart online bookstore. Professionals in demand planning, procurement, logistics, fulfillment, sourcing: step up and take ownership of your area. Remember Walmart and Amazon in 2004 and look at them now.

Gartner: Supply Chain Led the Last Decade

Logility

The presentation began by asking the audience to think back to 2004 - when MySpace was still king and the supply chain really focused on logistics. We are at Gartner's 2014 Executive Supply Chain Conference this week and the opening keynote just wrapped up.

Gartner: Supply Chain Led the Last Decade

Logility

The presentation began by asking the audience to think back to 2004 - when MySpace was still king and the supply chain really focused on logistics. We are at Gartner's 2014 Executive Supply Chain Conference this week and the opening keynote just wrapped up.

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership

Cerasis

(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). Founded in 1997, Cerasis is a North American third-party logistics company offering transportation management technology solutions & services.

The Most Famous Problem in Computer Science (and Transportation)

Talking Logistics

In the real world of transportation and logistics, it’s not just about visiting a list of cities. A LeanLogistics employee since 2004, Chris served as the lead technologist of several initiatives including optimization, LeanFleet®, LeanSource®, and LeanDex® before taking his current role. The post The Most Famous Problem in Computer Science (and Transportation) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Supply Chain Convergence Making Collaboration and End-to-End Visibility a Reality

Talking Logistics

With nearly 20 years experience in the supply chain industry, Evan has assisted enterprises and logistics service providers in more than 30 countries, across 5 continents, with their supply chain initiatives. Evan has been with Kewill since 2004 in senior Marketing and Product Management roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Kewill Asia Pacific.

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Not Your Father’s TMS [Episode Highlights]

Talking Logistics

Last month on Talking Logistics , Adrian Gonzalez and I discussed “ Not Your Father’s TMS: Important Questions to Consider When Evaluating and Selecting a Next-Generation TMS.” The post Not Your Father’s TMS [Episode Highlights] appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

In 2004, UPS entered the heavy freight business with the purchase of Menlo Worldwide Forwarding, a former subsidiary of Menlo Worldwide. The post LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9% of the less than truckload (LTL) market.

Putting the WoW! Into Service Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

In general, it focuses on supply chain management of non-manufacturing companies such as those in the logistics and distribution, consulting and hospitality industries. In early 2004, they noticed that customer service was the biggest problem.

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?

Cerasis

Industry data for 2004 - 2013 shows an annual loss of at least $17 billion due to vacant positions, with shocking losses of around $45 billion in both 2012 and 2013. Ultimately, numerous companies found reshoring the most practical solution to overcome extreme unforeseen costs, and logistical and service issues in operating abroad.

An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The concept has come a long way since the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) raised the starter flag in 2004 with its first Urban Challenge, which was part of a program to develop an unmanned combat vehicle. An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles.Connect.

RELEX Solutions Names Stefano Scandelli Senior Vice President Sales EMEA

RELEX Solutions

Particularly noteworthy is his career at JDA, where he started as Sales Manager opening the Italian market in 2004, then was promoted to Vice President Sales South Europe and a few years later to Group Vice President Sales South Europe, Middle East and Africa. “I’m Founded in 2005 in Finland by three logistics scientists, RELEX Solutions is growing rapidly and has now more than 200 customers, over 400 employees and 11 offices across Europe and North America. Read PDF.

S&OP: Middle-aged or Never Grown Up?

Enterra Insights

When reading current case studies focused on S&OP, she notes, “[They] sound the same as the ones heard when I completed S&OP research in 2004. ” Talking Logistics , 26 July 2017 Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) has been around for three decades. In human terms, the process should be entering its golden, middle years of life. Many pundits, however, believe the S&OP process, as originally conceived, needs to change. What’s going on?

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