What I Learned from Working at 6 Fulfillment Companies in 3 Months with Channa Ranatunga

The Logistics of Logistics

Channa earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Texas-Arlington and a Master of Science in Engineering Management and Information Systems from Southern Methodist University. Rabot is based in Arlington, Texas.

Supply Chain Ask an Expert – Part 3 with Dr. Erick Jones

All Things Supply Chain

Jones of the University of Texas, Arlington. As part of the Supply Chain Tech Show in Chicago I had the opportunity to sit down for a brief interview with Professor Erick C. Jones focuses on industrial, manufacturing and systems engineering … Continue reading → Supply Chain - Ask an Expert supply chain ask an expert supply chain trends


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Beyond GHS: What’s Next for Chemical Labeling?


Last week’s Fall meeting of the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) in Arlington, VA, revealed that even with OSHA’s GHS deadlines behind them, chemical professionals face ongoing labeling challenges. GHS Chemical

[PROFILE] Zak Stern '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Hometown:  Arlington, VA. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC. The UCLA Anderson Parker Career Management Center is comprised of Career Coaches and Executives-in-Residence, who partner with students to define, pursue and achieve their post-MBA career goals, and the Campus Recruiting Team, which cultivates relationships with companies to connect them with the right MBA talent. Parker CMC Site. Blog inquiries: emily.taylor@anderson.ucla.edu.

Chemical Labeling within REACH? Find out at SCHC Fall Meeting


Chemical regulations and labeling will be front and center next week at the annual Fall Meeting of the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) in Arlington, VA. This small, intimate gathering of SCHC members and sponsors continues to be one of the most productive, educational and content-rich events in the industry, providing valuable updates on evolving regulations, while also allowing attendees to network and discuss specific business needs with their peers.

Organized Retail Crime is Growing, Losses up 7% from Last Year

Material Handling and Logistics

Philadelphia, and Arlington/Dallas/Fort Worth, tied; and 10) Fort Lauderdale and Seattle, tied. A National Retail Federation report found that 92% of companies surveyed had been a victim of organized retail crime in the past year. Organized retail crime is on the rise, with nearly three-quarters of retailers surveyed reporting an increase in the past year, according to the 14th annual ORC study released recently by the National Retail Federation.

Does Your Brokerage Get Better Every Time You Talk to a Carrier?


Have a truck in Arlington right now? If a new load comes in later today near Dallas, we're going to match that Arlington truck. Every day across America, sure as the sun rises, freight brokers will be talking to carriers and helping them find work.

Nestlé USA and Enterra Solutions Sign Multi-Year Cognitive Computing Agreement

Enterra Insights

Additionally, Enterra will establish a Center for Advanced Analytics at Nestlé USA’s headquarters in Arlington, VA, including an Advanced Analytics team of mathematicians, data scientists, consumer packaged goods experts and data management specialists. It is with a great deal of pleasure I announce Enterra Solutions ® has signed a multi-year solution-as-a-service contract with Nestlé USA®.

Last Mile Logistic Challenges Increase as Online Sales Soar

Enterra Insights

Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor of Supply Chain Management Review, reports, a study commissioned earlier this year by SOTI in partnership with Arlington Research, concluded, “Last-mile delivery is the most inefficient process of the entire supply chain.”[5] Last mile logistics are going to be a big story this holiday season.

Hurricane Harvey Updates


in Arlington and Toyota Motor Corp. The rain has stopped in Houston, Texas, but the traumatic conditions left by Tropical Storm Harvey have not yet cleared. As of Thursday, August 30, the number of people killed by this catastrophic event has already reached to at least 35 people, 17 people were missing while more than 32,000 people sought refuge in Texas shelters. click to zoom).

Changing the Laws of Logistics

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where a younger driver couldn’t make the short trip from Arlington to Bethesda, for example, because it would require crossing state lines. Yet, the same young driver could take a load from Arlington to Norfolk (a more than six-hour drive roundtrip) since both cities are in the same state. The DRIVE-Safe Act: What You Need to Know. In March 2018 lawmakers proposed HR5358 , known as the DRIVE-Safe Act, to Congress.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand


4 Dallas, TX: The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area is high on our demand list partly because of its prime location for access to major interstate highways and its air cargo infrastructure. Many retailers and wholesalers are recognizing the need to expand their warehouse networks, so they can locate products closer to customers, compete with Amazon and establish more competitive omni-channel strategies.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand


</p> <p><strong>#4 </strong><strong>Dallas, TX: </strong></p> <p>The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area is high on our demand list partly because of its prime location for access to major interstate highways and its air cargo infrastructure.

The Texas Triangle

The Logistics of Logistics

48 Arlington – 392 K. #58 The other day I was talking with my friends, Kevin and Wayne at Loadtex and they kept referring to the “Texas Triangle.” Being a Yankee from the great state of Michigan, I had never heard of the Texas Triangle, so I asked what it was. Even though I hoped the Texas Triangle was a football formation or a cowboy thing, I also mentally prepared myself for it to be some ridiculous, country line dancing thing. It turns out it was none of those things.

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Memorial Day 2019

Enterra Insights

area on that day in 1868, services were conducted at Arlington National Cemetery — which, until 1864, had been Confederate General Robert E. Summer is here — unofficially at least. It’s a bit ironic that Memorial Day, a solemn day dedicated to remembering those who have fallen fighting America’s wars, is more often celebrated as the start of the vacation season. Before beginning the celebrations, let’s pause to remember why most people get a day off from work.

Suppliers to Large US Retailers Put on Notice by China

Material Handling and Logistics

We’re really concerned about what this would do for the prices that American customers pay every day,” said Hun Quach, vice president for international trade at the Retail Industry Leaders Association in Arlington, Virginia. Companies such as Walmart, Nike, Apple and GE are at risk given the proposed trade tariffs as China is often the top supplier. Some of China’s biggest manufacturers that supply U.S. multinationals from Walmart Inc. to Nike Inc.

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

Supply Chain Network

Arlington, VA – Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced Sona Chawla, Kohl’s chief operating officer, will be the keynote speaker at the 2018 Retail Supply Chain Conference. 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.