Recognizing Culture at the 2020 Atlanta Supply Chain Awards

Demand Solutions

This past March, Tim Carroll, Product Availability Team Captain at AutomationDirect, was presented the 2020 World-Class Culture Award at the Atlanta Supply Chain Awards (ASCA). This award honors a company in the Metro Atlanta area that has an empowering culture internally for team members, a leadership approach that engages the entire organization in a forward-thinking way, and a commitment to engaging and giving back to the community and the industry in which they serve.

Need Warehouse Space in Atlanta?  The Advantages Add Up

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

After all, the state is home to Atlanta, one of the country’s hottest eCommerce and logistics markets (as well as UPS’s global headquarters). Third Party Logistics Logistics Outsourcing B2C Fulfillment eCommerce Fulfillment Top Fulfillment LocationsWhen two of the country’s premiere site selection publications named Georgia as the #1 state for doing business for several years in a row, some people may have been a little surprised.

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Project Verte, Full Circle E-Commerce Solution Provider, Deploys 6 River Systems Solutions in Atlanta Distribution Center

6 River Systems

6RS will support fulfillment activities at Project Verte’s distribution center (DC) in Atlanta, which fulfills orders for numerous retailers and brands. 6 River Systems and Project Verte will host demonstrations on-site in Atlanta starting Sept.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2017. SAP : SAPInsider Logistics and SCM 2017 , March 6-8, Orlando, FL.

Why “Y’all” Should Consider An Atlanta Distribution Center

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When it comes to fast and cost-effective fulfillment, there are numerous reasons why Atlanta, Georgia should be on your mind. Home to nearly 6 million people, it’s the country’s ninth-largest metropolitan statistical area, not to mention the Southeast’s leading commercial and logistics hub. Logistics Outsourcing Top Fulfillment Locations

Atlanta: Distribution Center Hub of the Southeast

Consumer Goods Logistics

Metro Atlanta is home to over a dozen Fortune 500 and two dozen Fortune 1000 company headquarters. Atlanta distribution center CPG logistics Southeast product distribution In addition, the city’s central location in the Southeast makes it a perfect hub for Southeast product distribution. read more.

Chainalytics Delivers Award-Winning Global Logistics Procurement Program

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (June 25, 2019) — Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, has included a global logistics procurement program created and implemented by Chainalytics in the 2019 SCDE 100, an annual list of great supply chain projects.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled this year. Logistics Summit & Expo , March 18-19, 2015 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2019. Next show: March 9-12, 2020 Atlanta, GA.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2016. 1+1=3” Opportunities in Logistics (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2015 Conference). Supply Chain Spotlight on Mexico: Takeaways from Logistic Summit & Expo 2015.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2018. LLamasoft : SummerCon 2018 , June 13-15, Atlanta, GA.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Dave Clark, SVP Worldwide Operations and Customer Service at Amazon, was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, and during his talk he announced this week’s top supply chain and logistics news story: Amazon Flex: Amazon will now pay you to deliver packages (The Verge). Cloud Logistics Announces Industry’s First Same Day TMS. It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland.

The Opportunities of Digitalization in Chemical Logistics

Talking Logistics

Logistics processes affect many departments within a company, therefore the requirements for an IT system are comprehensive: The company’s logistics team needs centralized, real-time visibility to shipments across all locations; a means to clearly measure performance; the ability to define and enable standardized processes across many locations; and the ability to integrate with other systems and data sources.

This Week in Logistics News (July 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics to Acquire 3PD, the Largest Provider of Heavy Goods, Last-Mile Logistics in North America. Last-mile logistics is a niche segment of the 3PL market that is starting to heat up, as evidenced by XPO Logistics’ announced acquisition of Atlanta-based 3PD — “the largest non-asset, third party provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America” — for about $365 million.

Chainalytics Named to Food Logistics’ 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers List

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (December 19, 2016)— Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Chainalytics to its 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference. McLeod Software Unveils New Business Process Automation Solutions for Logistics Companies. Note: Descartes and MercuryGate are Talking Logistics sponsors.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Trucks, Technology & Twitter.

Supply Chains Rock

27th, a convoy of dozens of hybrid trucks will be rolling through Atlanta on their way to the Hybrid Truck 2009 National Conference at the Georgia World Congress Center. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

This Week in Logistics News (January 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Atlanta. I was trying to come up with something witty to say, but then I came across this article by Rebecca Burns, deputy editor of Atlanta Magazine , with a title that says it all: The Day We Lost Atlanta: How 2 lousy inches of snow paralyzed a metro area of 6 million. Ratings for President Obama’s “State of the Union” address were the lowest since 2000 , but if you tuned in, he raised a couple of points related to supply chain and logistics. 2 inches of snow.

Technologies are changing the Logistics Picture

Enterra Insights

According to Steve Geary, President of the Supply Chain Visions family of companies and Chief Operating Officer at ROSE Solutions, logistics is the key tool in the supply chain professional’s kit. He explains, “Sun Tzu said, ‘The line between disorder and order lies in logistics.’ With the advent of digitalization, the logistics and supply chain industry is getting a complete makeover.”[2]. Emerging Logistics Technologies and Trend.

This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The focus of our session is “Today’s New Normal” — a discussion about emerging trends and technologies in the industry, everything from e-commerce to blockchain, and what it means for supply chain and logistics professionals. Speaking of emerging trends, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: ‘Hey Alexa, where’s my delivery?’ ’ XPO Logistics unveils voice tracking (Reuters).

This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

For more on this topic, as well as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, I invite you to participate in our upcoming Talking Logistics episode with Pete Mento, Director Global Customs and Trade Policy at C.H. Transplace’s Ben Cubitt was quoted in the article: Many truck shipments leaving cities such as Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas have been delayed two to three days after each storm, says Ben Cubitt, senior vice president of logistics company Transplace.

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Robots for eCommerce Fulfillment

Logistics Viewpoints

This year customers are willing to publicly speak about the benefits they got from eCommerce robots at eft’s 3PL & Supply Chain Summit in Atlanta. The post Robots for eCommerce Fulfillment appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Technologies Material Handling Retail ecommerce robots supply chainFor robots in eCommerce fulfillment, last year was the year of pilots.

Getting Away from Excel Spreadsheets: A Project Logistics Case Study

Talking Logistics

We talk a lot about the importance of agility and flexibility in supply chain management and that is certainly true when it comes to project logistics. It’s really vital for us to have a very transparent supply chain where we can see what’s going on and where every box [of materials or components] is currently moving,” said Gabriele Hennecke, Head of Logistics Execution and IT at Siemens Energy Management in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.

Managing Logistics for The World’s Largest Company with Gary Sostack

The Logistics of Logistics

While putting myself through school, I got a part-time job at JFK airport which opened my eyes to logistics. Right out of college, I worked at a logistics company in Atlanta. Once we decided that we were going to go out to bid, the logistics team no longer contacted the 3PLs. The post Managing Logistics for The World’s Largest Company with Gary Sostack appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

July Logistics Market Snapshot

LeanCor

We just received the July edition of the monthly Logistics Market Snapshot from our friends at the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. Atlanta’s was the third-highest in the U.S. For more information, visit the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics website. Please download your free.PDF copy directly from our website HERE.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) brings an extensive network of warehouse logistics leaders together with warehousing suppliers in this three-day trade show. If you’re looking to improve your warehouse logistics, this event is the right choice for you! 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia. The conference focuses on logistics and supply chain in 3 different tracks: technology, eCommerce, and strategy.

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Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend, Rachel Everly, a freelance writer in business and finance who shows us how digitized trucking will change the game for logistics companies. . The order states that you leave Missouri with the 5000 kilograms, drop 2000 kilograms in New York, then head towards Atlanta and drop around 1800 kilograms there and finally, the remaining 1200 kilograms need to be dropped in Washington. Increases integration of trucks in the logistics chain .

Shippers Caused the Truck Driver Shortage

Logistics Viewpoints

Land O’Lakes Chief Supply Chain Officer, Yone Dewberry, told an audience at eft’s 3PL and Supply Chain Summit in Atlanta in on June 6th, “We’ve created it” (the truck driver shortage). “As The post Shippers Caused the Truck Driver Shortage appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Food & Beverage Industry Transportation driver shortage Land O'Lakes logistics supply chain

Ridgeline Property Group to develop 728,000 sq ft logistics centre in McDonough, GA

EFT

We look forward to engaging the 300,000 to 700,000 square foot prospects looking for a strategic South Atlanta location,” said Michael Gray, President of Ridgeline Property Group. Including this project, RPG will have developed in excess of 6 million square feet of industrial product in the greater Atlanta market over the last 3 years. Located at 875 Highway 42 South in McDonough, Georgia, the building is expected to be completed in Fall 2019.

Teknowlogi Solutions Address “Back to Basics” Areas for Logistics Industry

EFT

The logistics industry is changing rapidly due to a multitude of new technologies. Starting today, Teknowlogi, pioneer of the Logistics Expert System (LES) and creator of Tai, the industry’s only cloud-based solution built on artificial intelligence (AI), will share its innovative, yet practical, technology solutions with attendees at the North American 3PL & Supply Chain Summit being held this week in Atlanta. .

March Logistics Market Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

The March Edition of your Logistics Market Snapshot is now available! Atlanta’s overall absorption during the 4Q was 2.73 For the year, Atlanta registered the third-highest absorption rate in the country, with +11 million square feet. Download your free.PDF copy directly from our website [ HERE ]. The State of Georgia has experienced a record increase in both exports and imports for the fourth consecutive year.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

Logistics 2.0: Georgia Logistics Summit Interview with Manny Sequeira

FLEXE

We recently attended the Georgia Logistics Summit where we had a chance to catch up with Manny Sequeira, a leader in the supply chain & logistics industries. Karl : Welcome to Logistics 2.0. Today we’re at the Georgia Logistics Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. And the way I see logistics moving, our warehouses, our transportation, all the way to the consumer is more of what we see on the digital side, where social media is driving a more immediate response.

Logistics 2.0: Georgia Logistics Summit Interview with Manny Sequeira

FLEXE

<p>We recently attended the Georgia Logistics Summit where we had a chance to catch up with Manny Sequeira, a leader in the supply chain & logistics industries. </p> <p>Today we're at the Georgia Logistics Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. </p> <p><strong>Karl:</strong> That's it for today's edition of Logistics 2.0

Top Blog Posts for Q2 2019

Logistics Trends and Insights

We not only wrote our regular company posts but also penned several articles for Parcel and Postal Technology International, Freightwaves, The Loadstar, and Forbes as well as attended Freightwaves’ conference here in Atlanta and SMC3’s Connections conference in Colorado. Amazon is a logistics provider. Logistics Trends & InsightsThe last mile and Amazon continues to dominate our writings as you will see in our top 5 blog posts for the second quarter.