The $4,000 Transportation Question

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is part of a new series we’re launching called “Practitioner Perspectives” — commentaries written by supply chain and logistics practitioners from manufacturing and retail companies who want to share their insights and advice on industry trends and topics. Is it worth overnighting that item from China just to make it to the middle of the desert in Arizona for a photo shoot? The $4,000 Transportation Question.

6 Future Transportation Technologies That Will Change Transportation (and the Trucking Industry) Forever

Cerasis

Modern transportation is currently experiencing major changes thanks to transformative transportation technologies. Although we’ve become accustomed to long international flights, jam-packed public transportation and diesel trucks that only get 20 mpg, the future of transportation promises to change all of that and much more — and it’s closer than many people realize. In some cases, manufacturers are transitioning to electric or hybrid cars.

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Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

A lively discussion followed regarding how the technologies will affect the transportation and warehousing industries. Autonomous technology has been used in manufacturing and distribution centers for years where AGV are used for moving product throughout a warehouse.

6 Future Technologies that will Change Transportation and Trucking Forever!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Modern transportation is currently experiencing major changes thanks to transformative transportation technologies. Let’s take a look at 6 transportation technologies sure to impact the trucking and transportation industries forever. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Those are two of the most common questions I hear about driverless trucks, or to use the term preferred by the Department of Transportation, autonomous vehicles, which includes both cars and trucks. “It’s What impact will driverless trucks have on transportation management systems?

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

In addition, several agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require unique device identifiers (UDI) usually in the form of barcodes to contain information such as manufactured date and lot number to provide traceability. Arizona.

The Benefits of Evolved Vendor Managed Inventory Model Led by Web-Based VMI

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: Cerasis is a 3PL focused on transportation management. Distributors will inbound to a manufacturer the inventory needed and transportation management, especially inbound freight management, efficiency is paramount to an effective vendor managed inventory model.

The Latest in TMS Brokerage Capabilities

Talking Logistics

From truer visibility to more flexible routing capabilities, modern transportation management systems (TMS) continue evolving to keep up with industry realities. He has more than 25 years of transportation management experience from both the sales and operations perspectives.

Let the Qs Begin

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply Chain Improvement is based on the work that we completed with an Arizona State University Operations Research team to determine the Supply Chain Index. There are three reasons why: Vertical excellence—having the best manufacturing, procurement or transportation function—has not worked.

3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way

Cerasis

From increased affordability and efficiency of the transportation management system (TMS) to the application of Bluetooth technology for superior tracking of product movements, 2016 will be the year in which technology becomes an integral, if not the exclusive, part of the shipping process.

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Evolution of the Warehouse: How it Adapted to E-Commerce and New Technology Trends?

AFFLINK

Coronado added that e-commerce will impact distribution networks as much as companies building manufacturing plants in foreign nations to save money affected the networks in the past. A white paper by the Arizona State University W.P.

The Impact of the Coronavirus Crisis on Reverse Logistics

Enterra Insights

Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, writes, “The coronavirus has disrupted U.S. ”[1] He adds, “Dependence on China for their manufacturing has put small and midsize businesses in jeopardy. Nearly thirty years later, the term has become firmly cemented in the lexicon of supply chain management professionals and the practice of reverse logistics continues to increase in importance to businesses, retailers, and manufacturers.

Omni-Channel Supply Chains Are Changing Everything You Ever Learned in School…

Supply Chain View from the Field

A senior executive from a large global manufacturer came to speak in my MBA class this week, and discussed the major shifts in global business that was occurring due to the emergence of omni-channel capabilities in the supply chain. But the sales person tells you, “I can find you a small at the store in Phoenix Arizona, and will have them ship it to you free of charge…you should get it in two days.”

Was Integrated Planning a Hoax?

Supply Chain Shaman

However, what is clear from our recent study of 73 manufacturers using supply chain planning is that companies using best-of-breed solutions implement faster, achieve a quicker Return-on-Investment (ROI), and are more satisfied. Hoax: An act intended to deceive or trick.

Do No Harm…

Supply Chain Shaman

In a similar vein, a major 3PL that I spoke to last week at Eye for Transport is considering discontinuing the traditional storage of spare parts and initiating a new service to do 3D printing of parts on demand. The greatest gap is in the design of supplier and manufacturing networks.

Takeaways from the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Kinaxis

I just returned from the highly engaging and inspiring Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Manufacturers that are used to shipping pallets and cartons to retailers will need to be prepared for the world of shipping eaches to consumers and do so economically.

This Week in Logistics News (October 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Nulogy & GENCO Announce Production Command Center for Manufacturing & Packaging Suppliers. Ralph and Me (right) as Blue Men.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Arizona. Shippers should expect pre-pandemic operations in Arizona. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Arizona ? . Shippers should expect pre-pandemic operations in Arizona.?? . Transportation?could Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? . and recently allowed manufacturing work to resume; however, the?formal?order

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

ProMat is where manufacturing and supply chain professionals come to find their supply chain WOW. Phoenix, Arizona. LogiChem is one of the top networking events for supply chain, logistics and transportation management executives within the chemical manufacturing industry.

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SCM Technology Leaders JDA and RedPrairie to Merge

Supply Chain Network

To address ever-increasing complexities, manufacturers and retailers increasingly seek best-of-breed solutions and specialized domain expertise for planning and execution. This unique combination will provide retailers and manufacturers with extraordinary capabilities to meet the needs of hyper-connected, mobile consumers. It will be the single best source of software products and domain expertise for manufacturers and retailers.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Learning is in the Making: The Powerful Combination of Making & STEM

Cerasis

Today is National Manufacturing Day ! This infographic was sent to us by our friends over at Manufacturing Stories, who is always adding great maker movement infographics to their Pinterest board here. . We hope you have a great manufacturing day! Infographics Manufacturing

The Future of Supply Chain

FLEXE

Dale Rogers, ON Semiconductor Professor of Business, Arizona State University. In the not too distant future, we could see major changes not just in retailing and transportation, but also manufacturing and real estate.

The Future of Supply Chain

FLEXE

Dale Rogers, ON Semiconductor Professor of Business, Arizona State University. In the not too distant future, we could see major changes not just in retailing and transportation, but also manufacturing and real estate.

The Best Practices of LTL Shipping

Cerasis

Less-than-truckload shipments are usually transported by smaller trailers than a full-size semi, and LTL shipments are usually shrink-wrapped in pallets. This can be a critical part of achieving rapid Freight distribution from manufacturer to distribution center to regional locations. Occasionally, a combination of the modes of transportation may be needed in order to take advantage of less than truckload shipping.

Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015

Cerasis

As we head into 2016, we are featuring our most read articles of 2015 in our five main categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. Yesterday we published the top 10 most read manufacturing articles of 2015. . The new year will then bring series on trends and on the state of some of the business functions and technology used in proper transportation and logistics management.

Which Metrics Matter? Interview with Philippe Lambotte

Supply Chain Shaman

We are currently working with Arizona State University (ASU) to use advanced operations research techniques to understand the patterns in our database of 52 supply chain financial ratios for the period of 2006-2013.

50 expert tips on logistics planning and strategy

6 River Systems

” — William Verdini, associate professor and chairman of the Supply Chain Management Department at Arizona State University’s Carey School of Business, as quoted in The Importance of Education in Supply Chain Management , Reliable Plant; Twitter: @NoriaCorp.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

SEKO offers its full suite of services in Mexico, including airfreight and ocean logistics, ground transportation, warehousing and distribution, and customs and compliance within fully secured environments.

Supply Chain Management in a VUCA World

Enterra Insights

It is an umbrella term which encompasses the end-to-end aspects of Finance, Operations, Development, Sales, Manufacturing, Distribution, Customer Management, Supplier Management, Technology and I/T.” Anyone who has served in the armed forces knows the military loves its acronyms.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Arizona. Arizona’s desert climate allows for a long growing season, with produce shipping out of state during a greater part of the year. Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Arizona. Arizona’s desert climate allows for a long growing season, with produce shipping out of state during a greater part of the year. Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Arizona. Arizona’s desert climate allows for a long growing season, with produce shipping out of state during a greater part of the year. Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Short Answer: Yes.

2015 Truckload Contract Rates Rise, as Spot Rates Fall

DAT Solutions

As Q1 is historically a slow period on the spot market, we can expect the recovery to begin in late spring, barring big, unexpected events that affect transportation. Auto manufacturing was a bright spot, at least for the first half of the year.

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Q3 2020 Freight Rates and Logistics Market Update

Zipline Logistics

percent at the Arizona-Mexico border in the same period, to $2.62 While we saw progress in the retail sector, the same conditions have not been present in the manufacturing space. For a sustained recovery to begin, the manufacturing sector needs to show some of its previous strength.

Kohl’s COO Sona Chawla to Keynote RILA 2018 Retail Supply Chain Conference

Supply Chain Network

The conference serves as the premier event for retail supply chain executives to network, learn, and share new and creative solutions for the industry’s most complex challenges, including logistics, transportation, and international trade.