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

Talking Logistics

Speaking of learning, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Will Truckers Trade Futures? Inside Google’s Rebooted Robotics Program (New York Times) Transplace Invests in New Operations Center in Northwest Arkansas Black & Decker Fined $1.8M

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

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. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chainThe 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.

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

SCM Research

This year, among these news was the announcement of the new Editors-in-Chief for the Journal of Business Logistics. At this year’s CSCMP’s Educators’ Conference the new incoming Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Business Logistics (JBL) were announced. 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.

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

Talking Logistics

Until then, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: LLamasoft Acquires IBM’s LogicTools Supply Chain Applications Business Unit. Menlo Logistics Expanding Automotive Presence in India. Note: LLamasoft is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

Mitigating the Effect of Natural Disasters on Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Through new optimized reporting capabilities, shippers and logistics providers are able to better analyze the potential effect of a natural disaster on their transportation network. in mathematics from the University of Arkansas.

The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

production), North Carolina (14%), Arkansas and Missouri. And they obviously require the appropriate logistics and transportation capabilities to handle this highly desired product. Retailers have to work with turkey farmers, Distributors and logistics carriers to forecast demand.

Low unemployment is great for everyone, right? (Not so much in logistics…)

NC State SCRC

The rates in Arkansas (3.4 Well actually…no… just ask anyone who works in the logistics sector, especially if they rely on contingent workers. The Greene Group is a staffing agency focused on the logistics sector, specifically identifying trained professionals for the warehouse, transportation, and truck driver segments. Unemployment levels are at an all time low. Economists are trumpeting about the economy, and how great this is for everyone.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

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Truck Driver Pay: By the Mile or Hour?

Talking Logistics

Back in October 2018, a US district judge in Arkansas ruled that PAM Transport, a trucking company based in the state, would have to pay its drivers at least minimum wage for the 16 hours each day that they work. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia. ” Realistically, he concludes, “The idea of Thanksgiving today is not possible without the support and continued efforts of the logistics industry and its supply chain partners. 3] Kevin Jessop, “ The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving ,” Cerasis, 23 November 2016

Turkey 100

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

Talking Logistics

It’s is one of the best conferences in the supply chain and logistics industry to learn and network. It’s best to come prepared, so here are some links to blog postings and Talking Logistics episodes related to the session topics. 4 Questions Before Investing in a Transportation Management System (our most watched Talking Logistics episode with 8,100+ viewed). Robots and the Future of Retail and Logistics Jobs. Bruce Welty, Chief Executive Officer, Quiet Logistics.

7 Traditional Retailers Cashing in on the Subscription Box Craze

Supply Chain Nation

It’s the most ambitious clothing launch in years for the Bentonville, Arkansas-based company, which is trying to shed its just-basics image and become a destination for trendier products from food to home design. Logistics Retail Supply Chain friday in 5Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

Harvey and Irma’s Effect on the Logistics Industry

GTG Technology Group

How Hurricanes Affect Logistics. The catastrophic storms did more than just flood homes and knock down trees, they impacted logistics in a variety of ways. It will be a long time before anyone can measure the two storms’ impact on logistics and the economy.

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. Arkansas. Arkansas. #24.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

It will take a very long time for freight transportation and logistics to return to normal, after two such monstrous storms in the same month. So Atlanta, Charlotte, Memphis and other regional hubs were moving freight to Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, because Houston couldn't do it.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

percent, 249,100 jobs), Arkansas (12.9 Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post [INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.