Heading North: Navigating Alaska’s Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Alaska’s extreme weather and geography create logistics challenges for shippers moving cargo to, from, and in the state

Heading North: Navigating Alaska’s Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Alaska’s extreme weather and geography create logistics challenges for shippers moving cargo to, from, and in the state

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The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

They are demanding more supply chain transparency. Alexis Bateman ( @hickmana ), Director of MIT Sustainable Supply Chains, and Leonardo Bonanni ( @amerigo ), founder and CEO of Sourcemap, write, “The concept of supply chain transparency was virtually unknown 15 years ago, yet today it commands the attention of mid- and senior-level managers across a broad spectrum of companies and industries.”[1] What is supply chain transparency?

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. But, in this article, our focus for supply chain compliance touches on the importance of barcode and labeling requirements. Labels and Supplies. A compliant barcode is just the first step to supply chain compliance. Alaska.

Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. TradeEdge – Demand Chain Management. Supply Chain Management. The Infosys global supply chain management blog enables leaner supply chains through process and IT related interventions. Discuss the latest trends and solutions across the supply chain management landscape. There was an incident where Alaska Airlines (flight 261) flying from Mexico to Seattle airport plunged into the Pacific Ocean.

Van Horne Institute Considers Alaska Transport Route, and Weighs Trump’s Plans for Keystone XL

NC State SCRC

You see, I’m a native Calgarian, and was visiting my home town to share insights with a group of supply chain executives at the University of Calgary this past week. He discussed the need for consideration of public policy in any strategic logistics decision. All three of these are related to supply chain strategic planning. This program is a manifestation of the opportunity to understand supply chain, logistics, and transportation.

Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need

AIMMS

They provide travel assistance with small planes at the regional level and work with commercial partners to arrange travel for patients in Hawaii and Alaska. The post Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need appeared first on AIMMS - Supply Chain Management, Analytics, and Optimization Blog. AIMMS Aviation LogisticsThere are many great examples where advanced analytics have contributed to social good.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

The other operating units are: Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Con-Way Truckload. Menlo Worldwide Logistics is Con-Way’s supply chain division. Menlo provides supply chain solutions including: transportation management, warehouse management, and information technology. Con-Way Freight’s service area includes the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. In 1992, UPS acquired both Haulfast and Carryfast and rebranded to UPS Supply Chain Solutions. The new segment was rebranded as UPS Supply Chain Solutions. UPS Freight’s service area includes all of the United States including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. The post LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

Matrix Commerce is Coming Will You Be Ready?

Supply Chain Network

In this first whitepaper on Matrix Commerce, I will start by addressing the aspects which directly impact the supply chain as those are near and dear to my heart as well as my current circumstances back working on the frontlines of the logistics business. Firstly, for purposes of full transparency I must state that I work for a third party logistics firm who does both retail store processing and e-commerce fulfillment and delivery.

The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping

EFT

While this means that there has been considerable growth and evolution of the supply chain, there are certain aspects of the old school methodology which are still in play even now. For packages making the trip across the pond, Anchorage, Alaska is the chosen hub of departure for packages going to and from Japan, making it the fourth busiest freight hub in the world. . Précis: Overnight shipping has transformed the consumer experience and logistics train.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Alaska. #14. Alaska. Every delay and damaged road has a cost for logistics businesses, so this is something the industry needs to shout about and get the federal government to truly address. .