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

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand. Kuehne + Nagel inaugurates North America’s regional Integrated Logistics Control Centre in Raleigh, NC, USA. Note: Grand Junction, Kewill, and MercuryGate are Talking Logistics sponsors.

Five Keys to Cold Chain Success with Tyler Hildebrand

The Logistics of Logistics

Growing up I worked in lots of warehouses and was very interested in art. As a freelance marketer, I often worked closely with clients in the transportation and logistics space, so I began to understand the business. 4, 2011. WMS, TMS, documentation. Documentation.

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My Nightmare Shipment

The Logistics of Logistics

As the general manager of a logistics company, I run across shipping problems every day. We wouldn’t be responsible for the sea freight or clearing customs, but we would pick up two pallets from a warehouse in California and deliver them to Chicago. Unless you are a logistics company, then you have the added misery of telling the client the bad news. Our documentation and communication were solid. Good written and verbal communication is key in the logistics business.

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Delivering Green: Three Case Studies in Low-Carbon Logistics

Supply Chain @ MIT

Logistics is a leading source of carbon. Sponsored by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), MIT CTL worked alongside three US companies to help them quantify the carbon footprint of some of their logistics initiatives. The goal was to document the projects, and illustrate to other companies that it is possible to reduce cost and become more environmentally friendly. has launched two initiatives to improve its logistics operations and environmental performance.

Holiday Sales Lead to Further Omni-Channel Growth. But can the Supply Chain Keep Pace?

BluJay Solutions

2011 saw a well-documented series of fulfillment issues from U.S. Download our eBook - Omni-Channel Retail – Top 3 Logistics Challenges - to read our hints and tips on avoiding the logistics nightmares we will no doubt begin to read about shortly. Next steps: Subscribe to our blog to receive the full blog series via email and stay informed about the latest global logistics news and insight. Download our eBook - Omni-Channel Retail – Top 3 Logistics Challenges.

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Food Safety Modernization Act in a Nutshell

The Logistics of Logistics

The FSMA was signed into law on January 4, 2011. The food safety plan is a living document that must be created with rigor and updated on a regular basis. This is not a “write it and file it” document. Documentation.

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Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

It is growing much faster than the world’s economy and the rest of the logistics sector. Information management systems are transforming the cold chain by providing route optimization, warehousing and shipping documentation, key performance indicators, scanning equipment phone apps and the ability to turn data into actionable insights. Now, IT systems are capable of providing real time data and alerts when a warehouse or truck rises above a certain temperature.

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Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

It is growing much faster than the world’s economy and the rest of the logistics sector. Information management systems are transforming the cold chain by providing route optimization, warehousing and shipping documentation, key performance indicators, scanning equipment phone apps and the ability to turn data into actionable insights. Now, IT systems are capable of providing real time data and alerts when a warehouse or truck rises above a certain temperature.

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Food Safety Modernization Act in a Nutshell

The Logistics of Logistics

The FSMA was signed into law on January 4, 2011. The food safety plan is a living document that must be created with rigor and updated on a regular basis. This is not a “write it and file it” document. Documentation. It is important to document the food safety plan, which should include potential risks, controls and controls monitoring. In the event of an audit, the documentation must be complete and available.

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Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

It is growing much faster than the world’s economy and the rest of the logistics sector. Information management systems are transforming the cold chain by providing route optimization, warehousing and shipping documentation, key performance indicators, scanning equipment phone apps and the ability to turn data into actionable insights. Now, IT systems are capable of providing real time data and alerts when a warehouse or truck rises above a certain temperature.

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Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

In 2011 Cargill, the multi billion-dollar agri-industrial conglomerate acquired animal nutrition specialist, Provimi. It’s hard to imagine that Cargill began as a grain storage warehouse in Iowa, USA, in 1865.

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Lean Transportation: Are you Using Lean Thinking for Transportation Management? If not, Why?

Cerasis

The need to transport parts also drives inventory up, creates a need for space to store those parts, and uses energy for more forklift time and warehouse heating. Any detected waste needs to be documented and followed by problem-solving. miles per gallon in 2011, and fuel economy for super-single tractor-trailer combinations was 7.35 “ The most dangerous kind of waste is the waste we do not recognize ”: Shigeo Shingo. Lean is a new way of doing business.

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Seasoned Leadership in Action™! An Interview with Michael Massetti, VP at Gartner!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The first huge project I was part of at Dell was our transformation from paper documents in the computer boxes for businesses to what we called E-Docs for electronic documentation. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Supply Chain Management:Mapping Your Way To Faster Shopping

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Sky would be the limit when one starts documenting the concept of such a solution/product. They would have to monitor the numbers so closely - for how many are on the shelf at the start of the day, how many are sold and how many (exactly) are taken from the warehouse and put onto the shelf. December 2011. November 2011. October 2011. September 2011. August 2011. July 2011. June 2011. May 2011.

Impact of SMAC on Enterprise Software Applications - Infosys Blogs

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Impact on Enterprise Applications Organizations, in order to effectively run their businesses, traditionally have been using many enterprise applications like Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Project Management, Business Intelligence (BI Tools), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Business Process Management (BPM), Enterprise application integration (EAI), Document Management, Content Management, directory services (LDAP) and more. December 2011.

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