Who said supply chains are boring?: Transporter 3: Logistics future.

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, January 19, 2009. Transporter 3: Logistics future or Hollywood tricks? This weekend I watched " Transporter 3 " the action movie about an ex-military expert that uses his superior driving skills and an Audi A8 to deliver "packages" for clients in remote areas in record time. To check out one of the vendors offering such a solution, visit [link] As for the movie itself, if you have seen Transporter 1 and 2, 3 doesnt prove to be much different.

Who said supply chains are boring?: The supply chain of marble

Supply Chains Rock

Monday, August 10, 2009. They are then transported onto flatbed trucks and driven across this bridge (see photo below). Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two. Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle.

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Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

Transportation Management Syst. The electronic version of the 16-page Supply Chain Digest Letter on Supply Chain Performance Management 2009. Search. or Search by TOPIC. Select Topic. Bar Coding/Label Printing. Compliance Networks. Consumer Goods and Retail Supp. Demand Planning/Forecasting. Distribution/Centers. ERP Systems. Global Logistics. Green Supply Chain. Inventory Management/Optimizat. Labor Management Systems. Lean Manufacturing/Supply Chai. Manufacturing Technology.

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Transportation Industry Braces for a Looming Transportation Capacity Crunch Crisis in 2017

Cerasis

Expected Transportation Capacity Issues. The concern and dialog about the transportation capacity issues for our country have bridged the past two decades and beyond. Among the most discussed catalysts for the next approaching transportation capacity crunch, we have to look at collaboratio n between all the players in the myriad of logistics layers. 4 Drivers of the Looming Transportation Capacity Crisis of 2017. Capacity Crunch Transportation transportation capacity

Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

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Lean Manufacturng Overview Presentation - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest

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White Paper: Improving Forecast Accuracy - Supply Chain Digest

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Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

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Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

Supply Chain Digest

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White Paper Supply Chain Performance Management

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Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

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Supply Chain Digest Presents the Best in Supply Chain Content.

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Lean Manufacturing White Paper - Supply Chain Digest

Supply Chain Digest

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Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Gaining end-to-end visibility across your transportation processes delivers: $32.00 Rich is responsible for directing Elemica’s Product Management and Development activities, joining Elemica in 2009 through the merger with RubberNetwork. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Elemica Supply Chain Technology Trends Transportation Management Elemica predictive analytics supply chain operating network supply chain visibility transportation management

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

However, digitization really became mainstream around 2009 when there were officially more “things” than people connected to the internet. While the Logistics transactional activities – such as freight quotation management, freight contract management, shipment execution and transportation tracking – are important, in and of themselves, these individual activities fail to deliver to their potential if they are not orchestrated, synchronized and communicated.

New tool for Sustainable Packaging

EcoVadis

Is sourced, manufactured, transported, and recycled using renewable energy; D. The Sustainable Packaging Coallition announced the availability of a new tool, “ Compass ” allowing companies to benchmark the environmental impact of packaging.

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Solving Truck Fleet Deployment Challenges

Logistics Viewpoints

I’m kind of happy to say that the blog I wrote in 2009 outlining when and why companies should choose to deploy private and dedicated fleets remains largely accurate today. Guest Commentary Transportation Transportation Management Systems Chainalytics fleet management transportation mangagementAn additional six years of economic, supply chain, and logistical changes have effected how all companies and us at Chainalytics evaluate fleet deployment practices.

Why Logistics and Transportation Should Digitize

3rdwave

However, digitization really became mainstream around 2009 when there were officially more “things” than people connected to the internet. While the Logistics transactional activities – such as freight quotation management, freight contract management, shipment execution and transportation tracking – are important, in and of themselves, these individual activities fail to deliver to their potential if they are not orchestrated, synchronized and communicated.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Read this month’s Market Update for highlights on some of the key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America. per gallon—which is now the lowest weekly average price since July 2009. The post Market Update: Transportation Industry News appeared first on Transportfolio. Business Over the Road Supply Chain Consulting industry update Transportation Industry Transportation Policy

The State of the Industry: A Mid-year Look at Transportation and the Economy

Talking Logistics

At Transplace’s recent Shipper Symposium, a diverse group of shippers, logistics experts and analysts came together to discuss the latest industry trends and obstacles faced by supply chain and transportation professionals, and identify strategies for addressing these issues and improving operations. During the event, we had the opportunity to examine how the transportation world is shifting and what it all means to attendees’ business strategy.

Logistics News: Readers Respond - Do On-Demand Transportation.

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Inventory Optimization Case Study: O'Reilly Auto Parts

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Lean Manufacturing White Paper: A Holistic Approach to Lean

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Lean Manufacturing White Paper: 5 Ways ERP Can Enable Lean

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Reader Question: Reducing Sort Lanes to Reduce DC Costs

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Price Surge Coming: Lock in Low Transportation Rates Now

PLS Logistics

Transportation rates are near their lowest point and are expected to rise later this year. Larry Gross, a partner at freight transportation consultancy FTR , says, “We are now experiencing the first sustained period of favorable shipping conditions since 2009.”. Right now, and the next couple of months, are the best time for shippers to lock in low transportation rates. Transportation Solutions Transportation Rates

Where have all the Truckers Gone? 10 Strategies for Shippers to Fight the Capacity and Trucker Shortage

Cerasis

Transportation capacity problems have been a volatile issue over the past twenty years or so. The American Transportation Research Institute has already identified a problematic decline in trucking capacity over recent years. 2009 was an exception due to the 2008–2009 recession.) FTR’s Director of Transportation Analysis, Johnathan Starks warns that that the problem can be expected to intensify later this year if the economy strengthens.

Consumer Demand Helping Drive 3PL Industry Growth

Talking Logistics

As a result, many organizations are turning to third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and enhanced transportation management systems (TMS) to deliver the velocity, visibility, predictability and control they need. Fortunately, as the supply chain has evolved, so too has transportation management technology – now providing organizations with greater visibility and control over their supply chain than ever before.

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Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This month’s Market Update highlights some of the key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America, including the most recent Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) reading, which shows signs of improvement in overall market conditions. Read on for more on influencers impacting the transportation industry, and then share your thoughts on these topics. Diesel prices are at the lowest weekly average price since October 2009, marking the longest decline in 2015.

Guest Viewpoint: What’s Driving Freight Costs Higher?

The Logistics of Logistics

The latest Master of Logistics 20 th Annual Study of Transportation and Trends Study reports that in 2011 the highest percent of transportation costs was ground freight at 76.1%, of which US long haul trucking holds a major position at 64.4%. Ground freight, especially long haul trucking, is a major portion of transportation activity and costs. In 2008, the rate reached a high of $2.50/mile and then plummeted to a low of $1.82/mile in January 2009.

Takeaways from Food Shippers of America 60th Annual Conference

Talking Logistics

It was a theme echoed throughout the event, starting with the morning keynote presentation by Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III , the US Airways pilot who back in January 2009 safely landed an Airbus A320 on the Hudson River after the plane collided with birds shortly after takeoff and both engines failed.

What is the Hyperconnected Era & “The Internet Of Things” and What does it Have to Do with Manufacturing & Logistics?

Cerasis

As supply chain and transportation visibility is a hot topic for Logistics Managers and Directors, 3rd party logistics providers , who adopt this type of technology, are surely to reap the rewards of highly satisfied customers. This post got us and many others thinking about the more entrenched possibility of the Internet of Things and the rise of the “Hyperconnected Era” and it’s impact on transportation and logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (October 19-23, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Funding for the Highway Trust Fund is set to expire next Thursday, October 29th, and for the 35th time since 2009, Congress is expected to pass yet another short-term extension. In other transportation news, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) unveiled its list of the top ten critical issues facing the North American trucking industry. I forgot to set my alarm last night, so I woke up late this morning.

Supply chain collaboration: Who’s leading the revolution?

DELMIA Quintiq

As recently as 2009, The Economist Guide to Supply Chain Management doubted that intensive collaboration was possible in the real world: Theoretically, the ideal solution would be to assign an omnipotent player to gather and optimize information from all the players in the supply chain… This party would be in a position to ensure that optimal decisions were made…’. Transport & LogisticsA few weeks ago I witnessed supply chain history in the making.

Time to Squeeze Carriers for Better Rates?

Talking Logistics

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, dropped 0.4 A few years ago, when the market was similar to today, I wrote about a Fortune 500 company that could have saved millions of dollars in transportation costs by putting its freight out to bid. How should shippers and carriers respond to the ebbs and flows of the transportation market?