Amazon to build more than 855,000-square-foot distribution centre in Alabama

EFT

Alabama has a talented workforce and we look forward to making a positive economic impact in a state where we are committed to providing great job opportunities and an exceptional customer experience.”. “We We are thrilled to bring our first fulfillment center to the state of Alabama, creating 1,500 full-time jobs,” said Mark Stewart, Amazon’s Vice President of North America Customer Fulfillment.

Piggly Wiggly Alabama Selects HIMPACT

Herlitz Inventory Management

Piggly Wiggly Alabama Selects HIMPACT by Herlitz Inventory Management to Improve Buyer Efficiencies and Boost Profitability. In February 2020, Piggly Wiggly Alabama signed with Herlitz Inventory Management with the goal of having all purchase orders generated by Herlitz on or before July 4. Carl Herlitz, President & CEO of Herlitz Inventory Management, stated, “We’re grateful for our new partnership with Piggly Wiggly Alabama.

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Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #8: Keeping supply chain information in silos (and preventing your users from making the best decisions)

Kinaxis

General News Response Management Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain collaboration Adoption Advanced Encryption Standard Alabama Shakes Andhra Pradesh APICS The Association for Operations Management Associated Press Bruce Wasserstein Business Business process Business valuation Cloud computing Colorado Commercial bank Company Connecticut Enterprise resource planning (ERP) Information technology Investment banking Mergers and acquisitions SAP ERP by John Westerveld.

Supply Chain Thought Leaders Video Series on What Can Alabama Coach Nick Saban Teach Inventory Planners

Supply Chain Digest

Dr, Mike Watson of Northwester Says Planners Can Learn from Saban Approach

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

Supply Chain by Design Four Things Nick Saban Can Teach us About Inventory Planning

Supply Chain Digest

Nick Sabans Process for Running Alabamas Football Program has led to Great Results and His Insights are Transferable to Supply Chain Planning Processes

The Ecommerce Lifecycle with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

AJ Khanijow is the founder of Fulfyld , a warehousing and fulfillment company based in Huntsville, Alabama. Fulfyld is an e-commerce fulfillment and warehousing company based in Huntsville, Alabama. The Ecommerce Lifecycle with AJ Khanijow.

BR Williams Celebrates Logistics 10th Anniversary and 100 Years of Service

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

The company, whose corporate office has been in Oxford, Alabama since 1958 takes pride in telling the world that they are ISO 9001:2015 Certified , a series of quality standards that outline the requirements for quality management systems.

Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

Fulfyld is based in Huntsville, Alabama. is almost double what it is in Alabama. [13:20] [00:20] Opening / Introduction. AJ Khanijow is the founder and CEO of Fulfyld, an e-commerce fulfillment company that specializes in B2C shipments and home delivery. AJ grew up in Huntsville, AL and studied industrial engineering at Auburn University. [01:30] 01:30] What was your first job? AJ’s first job was in the business intelligence space for a consulting company.

Will Tough New Regulations Proposed for Transporting Crude Oil by Rail Benefit Shippers?

Logistics Viewpoints

A series of recent accidents — including one in Quebec last July that killed 47 people and another in Alabama last November — has put pressure on regulators […]. About 400,000 carloads of crude oil traveled by rail last year to the nation’s refineries, up from 9,500 in 2008, according to the Association of American Railroads.

BR Williams Celebrates 5 Years in Mobile, AL

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

Established in 2015, the Mobile, AL distribution center and leased warehouse space is strategically located in Mobile County, Alabama near the Port of Mobile.

Expert Reveals 7 Supply Chain Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

In this article, Professor Burcu Keskin from University of Alabama will share 7 trends that procurement and supply chain management professionals should watch. As pressure to improve supply chain cost performance increases for many companies, the evaluation and selection of competent suppliers becomes a key concern. Typically, total cost, quality, and delivery performance appear as critical factors in the supplier selection process.

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Top 3 Benefits of Intermodal Shipping

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

BR Williams is strategically located in Mobile, Alabama, to help you ship your goods around the world. Intermodal freight shipping has been around for decades, but it is growing in popularity due to its many benefits.

Halloween Candy – A Scary Supply Chain Planning Problem

Logility

In the interactive “ Top Halloween Candy by State ” map, CandyStore.com shows my beloved candy corn is the favorite candy for trick-or-treaters in Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Iowa, Michigan and Alabama. I admit, I love to eat Halloween candy as much as most grade school children (maybe more). My favorite: candy corn of course! What’s not to like about candy that is sugar mixed with more sugar!

Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?

PINC

Other recent closures included NEMF, Falcon, Williams Trucking of Dothan, Alabama, Indiana-based A.L.A., Here are the top trucking trends that all shippers should be aware of, according to The American Transportation Research Institute. Coming into 2019, issues like the tariff wars, driver shortage, and rising freight rates were high on transportation managers’ radar screens.

Hurricane Michael could bring spike in FEMA freight

DAT Solutions

You can imagine what kind of damage that can do to buildings and highways, let alone a truck, so if you are in or near the Gulf Coast of Florida or Alabama, or anywhere in the path of the storm, PLEASE seek shelter and make safety your one and only priority. Check with the Department of Transportation for Florida , Alabama , or Georgia , or call 511. Hurricane Michael has made landfall with the Florida panhandle as a very scary Category 4.

Ivalua Achieves FedRAMP Ready Designation

ivalua

Customers span all levels of government and include the State of Ohio, State of Arizona, State of Alabama, State of Maryland, State of Vermont, City of New York, Shared Services Canada, British Columbia and many others.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

Besides Texas—Toyota’s new North American headquarters—other states on the companies’ shortlist are Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina, WSJ reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the potential investment. by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Jim Fulcher , Blogger on the Supply Chain Expert Community.

Ingredients of a Successful Supply Chain: Transparency, Visibility, and Traceability

Talking Logistics

Dale received his Bachelor’s degree from Swimburne University of Technology and his Master’s in Business Administration from The University of Alabama at Birmingham and currently serves as the product owner for COMMANDassurance, Command Alkon’s concrete telematics solution. As the world becomes a more digitally-enabled community of people, things, and services, technology will be embedded in almost everything.

2019 Carrier of Choice Excellence Award Winners: Helping Deliver Success to Transplace Customers

Transplace

Regional Truckload Carrier of the Year: Alabama Motor Express, City Dash, French Trucking. 2019 Carrier of Choice Excellence Award Winners: Helping Deliver Success to Transplace Customers. Last week, we held our annual Carrier Symposium in Allen, Texas, which brought our carrier partners together for education, collaboration, and appreciation.

Weather-Influenced Demand Forecasting in 2020: 6 Key Observations

Solvoyo

You would agree that demand for BBQ meat in the Southeast US when college football rivals Alabama and Auburn play on a sunny October weekend is vastly different than demand for BBQ meat on any sunny October weekend. It is 2020; we now have reasonably accurate short-term weather forecasts.

Lean Leadership: The Importance of Having All the Information

LeanCor

At one point, the air conditioner on our bus broke down in the hottest part of Alabama, forcing everyone to retreat into the nearest fast-food restaurant to avoid the heat. A few years ago, I was taking a bus full of high school students on a road trip. The driver presented us with several options. Option 1: The driver could attempt to fix the bus on his own (even though he didn’t know what the issue was and would need to call someone to figure it out.)

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Alabama. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. It’s one of our top six trends we’re following in 2019, and we have decades of experience in this area.

Tropical Storm Nate: What You Need to Know

Elementum

Four states in the Southeast have declared a state of emergency as the storm approaches including 29 counties in Florida , six counties in Mississippi , the state of Alabama , and the state of Louisiana. Hurricane, tropical storm and storm surge watches have been declared from the Florida-Alabama border to as far east as Indian Pass.

Supply Chain Disruptions? Everything’s Clearer with the Right TMS Technology

TMC

it’s watermelon season in Alabama, so carrier capacity is suddenly an added constraint. Everything is humming along, sales are picking up, and things in general are going well. Life is good! And then, just like that, you find yourself in the midst of a perfect storm. We’ve all been there—and it’s every logistics professional’s nightmare. It’s like the universe went through a list of common supply chain challenges and thought, “Let’s see what happens if they all take place at the same time.”

Supply Chain Disruptions? Everything’s Clearer with the Right TMS Technology

TMC

it’s watermelon season in Alabama, so carrier capacity is suddenly an added constraint. Everything is humming along, sales are picking up, and things in general are going well. Life is good! And then, just like that, you find yourself in the midst of a perfect storm. We’ve all been there—and it’s every logistics professional’s nightmare. It’s like the universe went through a list of common supply chain challenges and thought, “Let’s see what happens if they all take place at the same time.”

BR Williams Named 2020 “Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation”

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

BR Williams is an Alabama-based trucking business that provides trucking, warehousing, and logistics services. OXFORD, Ala.—

Be Engaged: Your Voice Matters

BlueYonder

She straightens herself, squares her shoulders and begins to recite “We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union…” when she’s interrupted by his next question (because it’s clear to him that she does, in fact, know the Preamble to the Constitution) ‘How many county judges in Alabama?’ There is a slogan that is often touted during an election cycle: Your voice, your vote. It puts me in mind of one of the opening scenes in the movie “Selma.”

Tarpon Springs, FL: A Bastion of Integrity

Supply Chain View from the Field

However, how do you justify people in places like Louisiana, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas all scrambling to get a piece of the BP pie?

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The Growth of E-Commerce and What It Means for Retail Jobs

BlueYonder

The massive Pickup Towers, located near store entrances, debuted last year in Bentonville, Arkansas, and are now being rolled out to more than a dozen stores in cities across Arizona, Oklahoma, Alabama, Georgia and Virginia. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

Attracting the Next Wave of Category Management Talent

BlueYonder

Universities that have category management programs, like DePaul University, University of Texas at Austin, University of North Alabama, Western Michigan University and others, need not only technology, but curriculums that focus on data science, analytics and data research. Earlier this summer, CatMan 2.0 TM was announced , and it was a core theme at the annual CMA conference held in Las Vegas last month.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Reversely, during this time, it can be more difficult to find carriers willing to go to Georgia or Alabama where crops are not yet ready to ship and loads less abundant. Alabama. However, Alabama grows a substantial amount of corn, soybeans, and peanuts, which affect transportation to and from the state. Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. What is produce season?

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Alabama. Shipping in or out of Alabama should be back to pre-pandemic difficulty. The second week of May marks more state reopening efforts as businesses look to restart typical operations after the pandemic disrupted commerce March and April. Many states are seeing a significant increase in population mobility , which is indicative of state citizens resuming pre-outbreak activity.

Is the Retail Apocalypse Just Around the Corner?

BlueYonder

Check out Jonathan Shieber’s TechCrunch article Alabama-based Shipt raises $40 million to challenge dominant grocery delivery startups to learn more. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: There are differing opinions on the future of retail; omni-channel still has some bugs to work out; and a southeastern U.S. grocery delivery service has big plans for the future. Retail may just need a facelift.

5 Most Popular Supply Chain Blog Posts of 2015…So Far

Cerasis

In this article, Professor Burcu Keskin from University of Alabama will share 7 supply chain trends that working professionals should watch. We continue our "Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015.So Far" series today highlighting supply chain blog posts. Supply Chain is just one of our five main categories we are covering all this week, which consist of: Logistics, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Freight, and Transportation.

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