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 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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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 Face Toughest US Union Battle Yet

Supply Chain Digest

Nearly 6000 Workers in Alabama to Start Voting by Mail Soon

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

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

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.”

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Flood threat lingers for truckers in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

Conditions were less severe Wednesday, but heavy rain early Thursday morning was soaking these areas again, as well as southern parts of Mississippi and Alabama. It’s been a wet week across much of the Deep South and parts of the Gulf Coast, with more rain to come.

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.

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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The Amazon Union Vote and the Southern Textile Mill

Logistics Trends and Insights

It fascinated me that there was an Amazon union vote in Alabama. As a history buff, I had a feeling the vote would be defeated and it reminded me of the many attempts to unionize the Southern textile mill that once dotted the landscape much like Amazon’s fulfillment facilities.

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.

When Is the Right Time to Switch to Outsourced Fulfillment?

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

BR Williams provides outsourced fulfillment solutions, strategically located near ports, interstate highways, and various manufacturing facilities with six locations across Alabama and Florida to speed up shipping times.

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


In the interactive “ Top Halloween Candy by State ” map, 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?


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.

What is causing the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain disruption?


California and Alabama experienced similar overcooling issues, this time with Pfizer vaccines, believed to be caused due to mishandling of dry ice during its replenishment amid transportation.

Saying no to unions — Freightonomics

The Supply Chain Journal

First up, Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, have voted against unionizing , which is a sweeping blow to the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union. Thanks to our sponsor—Amazon Freight, who knows you need more than another truckload services provider.

Amazon, Delivery Contractor Fined $6.4 Million

Multichannel Merchant

A union vote has begun at an Amazon fulfillment center in Alabama – a right-to-work state – despite Amazon’s attempts to delay it. A California regulatory agency has fined Amazon and one of its delivery contractors $6.4

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk


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.

Commonwealth of Virginia Uses Ivalua’s Platform for Transformation of eVA Procurement System


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

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.

Weather-Influenced Demand Forecasting in 2020: 6 Key Observations


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.