On the road! 4 September supply chain conferences we love


This methodology, termed the Supply Chain Index, was developed in partnership with the Operations Research team at Arizona State University. by Melissa Clow September is a busy time of year for us at Kinaxis – Many folks here are flying the skies to attend various conferences.

Self-driving truck company TuSimple wins USPS contract


TuSimple has won a contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to perform five round trips, for a two-week pilot, hauling USPS trailers more than 1,000 miles between the Postal Service's Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, Texas distribution centres. TuSimple will run a series of its self-driving trucks for 22 hours each, which includes overnight driving, along the I-10, I-20 and I-30 corridors to make the trip through Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.

Walmart to have next-day delivery across 75% of US by end-2019


Initially the service is beginning in the South Western US, through Southern California, Arizona and Las Vegas. Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: Walmart seeks to fight back against encroachment on its customer base by launching next-day delivery on more than 200,000 items Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail Region: North America Publish as a report

A Surprising Career Journey

JDA software

I was born and raised in Arizona and currently live in Tempe with my husband Chris, three kids (Mya, 14, Zane, 11 and Mia, 8) and two dogs Cody and Luna. I didn’t know what I wanted to do and started at a community college before going to Arizona State University.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Introduction.

Ohio 130

Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California


Our investments in Southern California, combined with our significant presence in Napa Valley with our 430,000-square-foot warehouse and our locations in neighboring Arizona and Nevada, provide outstanding, unrivaled service to our customers in California and beyond," said Kyle Boyd, vice president, Southern California, for Berlin Packaging. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Industrial Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction.

Ohio 100

[PROFILE] Thomas de Fresart '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

College:  Arizona State University: B.S., Pre-Business School:  Valuation Consultant at Bank of America Merrill Lynch , Co-Founder at SolarWing. Our team made it to the final round, which enabled us to present our findings to SunEdison's GM of North America.

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.

What Is The Mission?

Supply Chain Shaman

Annette Clayton’s vision as a newly minted SVP of Supply Chain (now COO for North America) is coming to fruition. In 2012, we worked with Arizona State University to determine which portfolio of metrics most aligned with market capitalization. Daily I see one. You probably also have them in your mail. What is it? A cute press release ginned-up by an aggressive marketing group at a software company.

The Local Food Movement is right around the corner


Throughout much of North America, food grown close to the large metropolitan areas is a summer/fall phenomenon. That stalk of celery you purchased for the stuffing in your holiday turkey has a 95% chance of being from California or Arizona and about 88% of eaters in North America do not live near the major production areas. Ask yourself, when shopping for fresh food, do you seek out and buy from local suppliers? –

Ivalua Selected by State of Maryland to Power ‘eMaryland Marketplace Advantage’ e-procurement system


Ivalua has increasingly become the technology of choice for public sector procurement leaders throughout North America. Customers span all levels of government and include the State of Ohio, State of Arizona, City of New York, Shared Services Canada, British Columbia and others. “We

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


Arizona. #7. North Dakota. #13. North Dakota. Arizona. North Carolina. North Carolina. #25. What’s more, America’s record low unemployment rate and tightening of immigration law is not going to make any projects easier to implement.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

ScottsMiracle-Gro currently has warehouses connected to operations for the co-distribution of fertilizer with growing media products at 16 locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. A new 100,000-sq. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn. to service the Company’s home center retail customers in northeastern U.S.

Truckers Get a Raise in July

DAT Solutions

The focus is starting to shift to the north, but there are still plenty of loads available in the Southeast. This is still a transition period for produce, with the focus shifting to the north.

Turning up the pressure on utility providers: Takeaways from CS Week 2016


I recently had an opportunity to attend CS Week – the premier customer service-focused conference for utility companies in the North American market – in Phoenix, Arizona.

California's Weather Impacts Truckload Capacity

DAT Solutions

The central valley of California has been called "the nation's bread basket," as a wide variety of fruit, vegetables, nuts, rice and dairy products are shipped to all corners of North America. California's weather—good or bad—has a major impact on truckload capacity.