SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas

SupplyPike

When you hear “technology hub”, Arkansas may not be your first thought. But we chose Fayetteville, Arkansas. Why Arkansas? We chose Fayetteville for its growing economy, the amazing talent pool coming out of the University of Arkansas, its proximity to both Fortune 500 companies and other growing startups. We’re thrilled to assist in growing a rich tech community that highlights everything Arkansas has to offer.”.

SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas

SupplyPike

When you hear “technology hub”, Arkansas may not be your first thought. But we chose Fayetteville, Arkansas. Why Arkansas? We chose Fayetteville for its growing economy, the amazing talent pool coming out of the University of Arkansas, its proximity to both Fortune 500 companies and other growing startups. We’re thrilled to assist in growing a rich tech community that highlights everything Arkansas has to offer.”.

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Transplace’s Investment in a New Center of Excellence

Transplace

Yesterday, Transplace announced that it is breaking ground on a new operations center in Rogers, Arkansas. With a deep heritage in Northwest Arkansas, Transplace has continued to expand its presence in the region over the past 15 years. We were joined by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, Rogers Mayor Greg Hines, other prominent Northwest Arkansas officials and many Transplace team members. Transplace’s Investment in a New Center of Excellence.

Let the Debate Begin. Gartner Names Top University Undergraduate Supply Chain Programs for 2020

Supply Chain Digest

University of Arkansas Moves Long Time Number 1 Penn State Out of the Top Spot

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

SupplyPike Offers Supplier Software for Free

SupplyPike

According to Donnie Williams, executive director of the University of Arkansas’ Supply Chain Management Research Center, “[S]mall companies don’t have that much of a human capital resource that can be devoted to supply chain.” We’ve also interviewed suppliers and brokers in Northwest Arkansas and have made these videos available to the public. For more on this, read the article about us by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

RFID and AIDC News on Auburn Cuts Ribbon on New RFID Lab Moved there in Spirit Last Year from University of Arkansas

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon Commits to RFID Research at Grand Opening

Drake Harris

PLS Logistics

Louis, MO I finished my degree at the University of Arkansas, where I studied English Creative Writing. Senior Account Executive | St. In 2017, I was working in sales for a building materials company, overseeing their local deliveries. In my position, there wasn’t a whole lot of room for growth and it wasn’t fast-paced enough […]. people account executive AE Career people of pls pls sales

Retailers trial drone deliveries

EFT

The company had already announced a partnership with Zipline to delivery select health and well-being products in Northwest Arkansas from early 2021. Walmart in the USA and Tesco in the UK are both trialling drone deliveries, reports Logistics Viewpoint.

Walmart looks to remove all cashiers from stores

Supply Chain Digest

The retailer is removing cashiers and standard conveyor belt lines at one of its popular superstores in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

Cerasis

The evolution of Walmart’s supply chain includes three elements, according to a 2012 article from Arkansas Business: distribution practices, operating its own fleet of trucks, and technology. The retailer started dealing directly with manufacturers in the 1980s, giving suppliers the job of managing inventory in its warehouses, the Arkansas Business article said. Arkansas Business Limited Partnership, July 2, 2012.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

Brian Fugate is the Oren Harris Chair in Transportation, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Arkansas, United States. In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbra Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Being appointed as the co-editors of JSCM is both a great honor and a significant responsibility.

New Editors for the Journal of Business Logistics (Guest Post by C.M. Wallenburg, WHU)

SCM Research

Before that the two will work closely with the current editors Matthew Waller (University of Arkansas) and Stan Fawcett (Weber State University) to facilitate a smooth transition to the new editorial team. In my recent post , I wrote that the CSCMP’s Educators’ Conference is a forum to catch the latest news from our field. This year, among these news was the announcement of the new Editors-in-Chief for the Journal of Business Logistics.

SupplyPike Provides Food to Local Hospital

SupplyPike

SupplyPike always tries to support our community, be it Fayetteville or Northwest Arkansas. SupplyPike is showing its appreciation for the hard workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic at Washington Regional Medical Center. SupplyPike has decided to provide a week’s worth of lunches to the essential staff at the local hospital for 125 workers, all directly or indirectly involved with COVID-19 patients.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

Brian Fugate is the Oren Harris Chair in Transportation, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Arkansas, United States. In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbara Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Being appointed as the co-editors of JSCM is both a great honor and a significant responsibility.

SupplyPike’s Christine Tan Makes the Fast 15

SupplyPike

For the past twelve years, the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal has created a list designed to recognize an exclusive group of 20-something professionals on the fast track to success in the Northwest Arkansas and Fort Smith metro areas. In the May edition of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal, SupplyPike’s own Senior Director of Operations and Administration, Christine Tan, was recognized in this year’s Fast 15.

De-segregating the supply chain: Lessons learned in the air

Kinaxis

I was traveling from Northwest Arkansas airport (XNA) back home to Washington Reagan (DCA) and this alert put me into panic mode because I had to be at my home office for an important customer call the following day and knew there were limited flights available. by Tom Gregorchik I remember while traveling last fall getting that dreaded alert we all hate see on our iPhones. Flight Delayed” is how the first few words of the text message read.

SupplyPike Raises $4,000 for Local Non-Profit

SupplyPike

Thanks to over 100 attendees from the Northwest Arkansas area, SupplyPike was able to donate $4,000 to Open Avenues, which equates to 100 months worth of transportation to Open Avenues participants. We were proud to work with the following media outlets to help promote our event as well: KUAF 40/29 News Univision Arkansas Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce.

Consumer Demand Variability Biggest Supply Chain Disruption, Execs say

USC Consulting Group

However, as University of Arkansas’ John Aloysius told Supply Chain Dive, the machine learning algorithms used for forecasting are guided by what consumers have done historically.

Walmart China Introduces Food Blockchain Platform as Parent Fights Internally

Logistics Trends and Insights

Playing catchup in the e-commerce game for this fifty-year-old conservative Arkansas Company has been difficult. News of strife and internal disagreements between the e-commerce group and the brick & mortar groups within Walmart makes one wonder if the company will implode. Late to the e-commerce game and then with a few misfires along the way, Walmart seems to have mostly figured out its e-commerce strategy which enjoyed a 40% revenue growth last year.

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Misnomer

Supply Chain Shaman

This week, I travel to Bentonville, Arkansas to facilitate a customer meeting on the use of channel data. Misnomer (n): A wrong name. The misuse of a term or name. Merriam-Webster Dictionary. I am a supply chain gal. I work with many organizations on their supply chain strategies. One of the important lessons I have learned in my lifetime of doing this work is to never be afraid to ask what a term means … especially when everyone in the room is comfortable.

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Inside Google’s Rebooted Robotics Program (New York Times) Transplace Invests in New Operations Center in Northwest Arkansas Black & Decker Fined $1.8M “I am playing rugby this semester,” my daughter, a freshman in college, announced a few weeks ago. I don’t know anything about rugby, other than it kinda looks like American football, except it’s played with no helmets and pads, the ball is a bit bigger, and there’s a lot of diving into the end zone.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

Talking Logistics

Session Speakers: Terry Esper (Moderator), University of Arkansas. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference later this month in Denver? It’s is one of the best conferences in the supply chain and logistics industry to learn and network. The challenge, of course, is choosing which sessions to attend, spread out across twenty-six tracks. Let me help you.

Walmart Close to $12 Billion-Plus Deal for India’s Leading Ecommerce Company Flipkart

Supply Chain 24/7

billion people, and while the Arkansas-based company is the world’s largest retailer, it has struggled against Amazon as consumers migrate to online commerce, India is the next big potential prize after the U.S. The deal, if completed, will give Walmart a substantial foothold in an emerging market of 1.3

The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

production), North Carolina (14%), Arkansas and Missouri. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos). Recently we were driving on some back roads and in the distance we saw something on the road. As we got closer we saw that there were a bunch of wild turkeys about to cross the road. The turkeys, hearing us coming, immediately turned around and quickly went back down the side road that they had come from.

Mitigating the Effect of Natural Disasters on Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

in mathematics from the University of Arkansas. It has certainly been evident this year that natural disasters can significantly disrupt the supply chain. And when recent hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires began wreaking havoc, many shippers were left asking themselves: “How have recent natural disasters affected our transportation network?” and “What can we do in the future to mitigate these disruptions?”

SupplyPike at NWA Startup Weekend

SupplyPike

Dennis Wemyss, a UX designer at SupplyPike, started organizing the Northwest Arkansas Startup weekend in 2018 after winning the first local competition in 2013 and coaching and mentoring in 2015. It might sound cliché, but at SupplyPike our greatest assets are our people.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Arkansas. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. It’s one of our top six trends we’re following in 2019, and we have decades of experience in this area.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia. As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, letting our eyes devour the feast ahead of the actual eating, one of the things for which we should be thankful is the supply chain that brought the bounty to the table. At the original Thanksgiving feast, the pickings were much slimmer and all ingredients were sourced locally.

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SupplyPike hosts charity gala benefiting Open Avenues

SupplyPike

All proceeds will go to Open Avenues , a local Arkansas non-profit that supports people with disabilities through job/life skills training, community employment, and ADA accessible transportation. SupplyPike Office Coordinator Deborah Pérez joined Univision Arkansas on February 6, 2020 to discuss what to expect at the City of Stars Gala. Join us at the SupplyPike City of Stars Valentine’s Charity Gala benefiting Open Avenues on February 7 at the Walton Arts Center.

This Week in Logistics News (March 30 – April 3, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Deliveries to a “Grab & Go” locker at a store or to a post office will remain free, the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer said. Okay, so Netflix isn’t really developing a show about logistics called D is for Drones , but it does have drones on the brain, as this video the company produced last year for an internal staff meeting shows: Maybe my post will serve as an inspiration for Netflix to take my original series idea and run with it.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Arkansas. Arkansas was one of seven states with no formal lockdown orders. There are few restrictions for businesses so shippers moving freight in or out of Arkansas should not expect to see any disruption from closures. The second week of May marks more state reopening efforts as businesses look to restart typical operations after the pandemic disrupted commerce March and April.

What the OTIF Mandate Means for Walmart – and What it Means for You (Part 1)

E2open

The Bentonville, Arkansas, based retailer now requires consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies that ship to its distribution centers (DCs) in full truckloads to deliver on-time, in-full (OTIF) 95 percent of the time within a one-day delivery window. What the OTIF Mandate Means for Walmart – and What it Means for You (Part 1). brooke. Wednesday 21 February 2018. Mohit Dubey, Senior Director, Product Marketing, E2open.

What the OTIF Mandate Means for Walmart – and What it Means for You (Part 1)

E2open

The Bentonville, Arkansas, based retailer now requires consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies that ship to its distribution centers (DCs) in full truckloads to deliver on-time, in-full (OTIF) 95 percent of the time within a one-day delivery window. What the OTIF Mandate Means for Walmart – and What it Means for You (Part 1). brooke. Wednesday 21 February 2018. Mohit Dubey, Senior Director, Product Marketing, E2open.

Highlights and Insights from CSCMP Edge 2019

Requis

Donnie Williams is the executive director of the Supply Chain Management Research Centre at the University of Arkansas. CSCMP Edge 2019 took place in Anaheim, California from Sept 15 – 18. Richard Donaldson, our head of strategy and platform, was at the conference. CSCMP Edge 2019 was an incredible opportunity to see what’s going on in supply chain innovation right now. There was no shortage of inspiration from thought leaders, and I’ve already made up my mind to attend in 2020.