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

All Things Supply Chain

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 of the University of Texas, Arlington. Jones focuses on industrial, manufacturing and systems engineering … Continue reading → Supply Chain - Ask an Expert supply chain ask an expert supply chain trends

AB&R® to exhibit at RFID in Aerospace and Defense


a nationwide provider of proven supply chain solutions, will be an exhibitor at the RFID in Aerospace and Defense Conference in Arlington, VA on December 12, 2018. Several large aerospace and defense companies are already including RFID technology in their operations to track parts and shipments throughout the supply chain. Phoenix, Arizona, December 10, 2018 – AB&R® (American Barcode and RFID Inc.),


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

Material Handling and Logistics

These criminals find new ways to expand their networks and manipulate the retail supply chain every day. Some ORC activity happens before merchandise ever reaches stores, with 29% of retailers saying they had been the victim of cargo theft that occurred along their supply chains. Philadelphia, and Arlington/Dallas/Fort Worth, tied; and 10) Fort Lauderdale and Seattle, tied.

Last Mile Logistic Challenges Increase as Online Sales Soar

Enterra Insights

“One of the most difficult and expensive aspects of the supply chain,” writes Chris Cunnane ( @ccunnane ), Research Director, Supply Chain Management, at ARC Advisory Group, “is last mile and home delivery.”[4] This situation is putting the pressure on supply chains to operate at greater and greater scale in order to effect efficiencies.”[6]. ” Supply Chain Dive, 14 September 2020. [8]

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

Enterra Insights

This business solution leverages autonomous decision-making and end-to-end optimization (Demand + Supply Insights) capabilities in order to drive growth, increase efficiency, and support Nestlé USA’s efforts to build the foundation for the Nestlé USA Intelligent Enterprise – one that fully leverages data, expert knowledge and advanced technologies to generate insights that automate and optimize business processes and decision-making.

Hurricane Harvey Updates


in Arlington and Toyota Motor Corp. Goods made with plastics based on petrochemicals such as ethylene and propylene could face sporadic supply chain disruptions and retail price increases in the coming weeks, PetroChem Wire executive editor Kathy Hall said. According to PetroChem Wire executive editor Kathy Hall, goods made with plastics based on petrochemical could face sporadic supply chain disruptions and retail price increases in the coming weeks.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand


</p> <p><strong>#3 </strong><strong>Jacksonville, FL:</strong></p> <p>Many major retailers and suppliers are establishing facilities and seeking dynamic warehouse space in Jacksonville to streamline their supply chains and reduce logistics costs.

Suppliers to Large US Retailers Put on Notice by China

Material Handling and Logistics

Some of China’s biggest manufacturers that supply U.S. Many Chinese manufacturers are part of the global supply chain. as customers, while Yue Yuen supplies Nike and Under Armour Inc. 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.

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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.