Amazon Workers Vote Down Union Drive at Alabama Warehouse

Supply Chain Brain

Amazon workers at a giant warehouse in Alabama voted decisively against forming a union on Friday

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.


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


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.

Supply Chain News on Why Alabama Amazon Workers Said No to the Union

Supply Chain Digest

Union Makes Challenge to NLRB, Alleging Many Amazon Violations of Labor Rule

Supply Chain News on Update Amazon Workers in Alabama begin Voting to Form Union

Supply Chain Digest

Lengthy Mail In Voting Period thought to Give Advantage to Union

Supply Chain News on Surprisingly, Republican Senator Marco Rubio Announces Support for Amazon Workers Unionizing in Alabama

Supply Chain Digest

Says Amazon does not Support Working Class Value, Amazon Pushes Back

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


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DOT seeks ‘careful and prompt consideration’ of Amtrak service to Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

Indeed, CSX, NS and other stakeholders in Alabama, such as the Alabama State Port Authority , have also said that the lack of adequate data has hampered efforts to restore service, although they disagree with Amtrak and stakeholders in Mississippi about what data is and isn’t available. .

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

Supply Chain News on Amazon Workers Just Say No to Unionizing

Supply Chain Digest

In Stunning Rebuke to Labor, No Votes get 71 percent of the Vote in Alabama

Supply Chain News on Amazon Face Toughest US Union Battle Yet

Supply Chain Digest

Nearly 6000 Workers in Alabama to Start Voting by Mail Soon

CSX, NS and Amtrak spar over Gulf Coast service

The Supply Chain Journal

Amtrak seeks to start operating passenger rail service between New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, by Jan. But CSX and NS contend that Amtrak still needs to complete a study on how passenger service would impact freight rail service, especially on CSX’s network in Alabama.

Congressional earmark aims to expand Port of Mobile container markets

The Supply Chain Journal

under the new “Community Project Funding” rule approved by lawmakers earlier this year would create an intermodal transfer facility in Montgomery, Alabama. The resurrection of earmarks in Congress after a 10-year absence could become a boon for the Port of Mobile and its intermodal partners.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Jan. 21, 2021

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon FC in Alabama Might Vote to Unionize, US Truckload Rates Headed back Up, US Manufacturing Continues Slow Recovery, Rolled Ocean Containers Hit Record High

Mobile terminal touts import access to coveted Midwest destinations

The Supply Chain Journal

APM Terminals Mobile in Alabama is putting a spotlight on its freight rail capacity to handle imported goods from the Gulf Coast to Chicago and other popular Midwestern destinations. Meanwhile, the Alabama State Port Authority plans to deepen the Mobile harbor to accommodate larger vessels.

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

Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Louis; Evansville, Indiana; Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama; Atlanta; Columbia, South Carolina; as well as Charlotte, North Carolina. Dicey weather could slow down truckers and supply chains this week across the eastern half the country.

Soaking rain for truckers in South

The Supply Chain Journal

Lately, it’s been the Deep South and Gulf Coast getting drenched, resulting in flash flooding and water rescues in Birmingham, Alabama, last week. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued flash flood watches from just east of Dallas into Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

Montreal-based ENERGY Transportation Group opens Chattanooga office

The Supply Chain Journal

that covers Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama, is a significant manufacturing, logistics and distribution hub.

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

Winter Alert: Winter Weather Conditions Developing Across Much of the US


Highway 231 in Morgan County in northern Alabama. UPDATE: 02.15.21. According to, “more than 2 million Texas homes and businesses were without power Monday morning as record-breaking cold and Winter Storm Uri extended an icy grip across the central United States.”

Port of New Orleans sees bump in breakbulk cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of New Orleans reported a 4% year-over-year increase in breakbulk cargo volume in May, fueled by shipments of rubber, steel and heavy-lift/project cargo. The port handled 147,921 tons of breakbulk cargo for the month, compared to 141,869 tons in May 2020.

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REPOST: Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

AJ Khanijow is the founder of Fulfyld, a warehousing and fulfillment company based in Huntsville, Alabama. Based in Huntsville, Alabama, Fulfyld has offered e-commerce fulfillment services for every step of the supply chain since 2016. is almost double what it is in Alabama.

COVID-19 lockdowns in Malaysia threaten medical glove supply

The Supply Chain Journal

Japanese manufacturer Showa Group, which operates glove factories in Alabama, plans to triple its production by 2022. This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

5 Reasons Ecommerce Companies Fail with Paige Fitzgerald

The Logistics of Logistics

Fulfyld is an ecommerce fulfillment and warehousing company based in Huntsville, Alabama. 5 Reasons Ecommerce Companies Fail with Paige Fitzgerald. Paige Fitzgerald and Joe Lynch discuss the 5 reasons ecommerce companies fail.

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.

Southeast ports and carriers agree to upgrade chassis pool

The Supply Chain Journal

covering the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, according to a release.

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.

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.

Flood threat not drying up across Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

Our field meteorologist @AlaStormTracker has some important, life-saving tips for folks in Alabama through the night. Birmingham, Alabama, was one area hit hard Tuesday. A *FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY* continues in the Birmingham metro area.

Potential tropical storm eyeing US Gulf Coast this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

Coastal flooding is possible in southern portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, as well as western Florida. The Atlantic hurricane season is only a couple of weeks old, and the third named storm of the season could already be with us by the weekend.

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.

Tornado Outbreak Expected Today Across the South


Per the NWS, “A tornado outbreak — including the threat of a few long-tracked, violent tornadoes — is expected today into early this evening over the Southeast, especially parts of Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee.

FreightWaves Classics: Interstate 14 moves traffic in central Texas…

The Supply Chain Journal

Although I-14 is now just an intrastate interstate in Texas, there are plans to extend it eastward into Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia (and perhaps South Carolina – see map). On June 26, 1956, the U.S. Senate and U.S.

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Chip shortage will be with us a long while; Hyundai invests over $7B in US

The Supply Chain Journal

in Montgomery, Alabama. The semiconductor chip shortage continues to be the dominant news item in the automotive supply chain world. Not that anyone is surprised by this anymore.