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Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Manufacturing is the foundation of my interest in supply chain management. Supply Chain and Design. This was the beginning of my journey from manufacturing to understanding larger supply chain concepts. I knew nothing about the world of logistics, inventory management and order optimization. Much to my chagrin, when I entered into the world of supply chain, the processes of source, make and deliver were usually not designed.

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3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

Kinaxis

An article in my local paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution , had this interesting quote, “From aerospace to health care to consumer products to toys to medical devices, furniture … what I think you’re going to see is an explosion of use.”. A startup local Atlanta-based 3D printing company, CloudDDM , is looking to make an impact. Atlanta is home to many Fortune 500 companies like Coca Cola, Home Depot and UPS. General News 3D printing Supply chain management

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Service Level Should Be Your Number One Supply Chain KPI…But What Does It Really Mean?

ToolsGroup

To adapt an old saying, the idea that great service should be a top supply chain priority is as universally accepted as motherhood and the dominance of the ‘92 Dream Team. First, we need to establish: what’s the whole point of supply chains?

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What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower?

Freightos

What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower? That’s at Atlanta, by the way. Any Logistics Manager or 3PL manager has gotta be impressed. Wouldn’t you want that same sort of control over your supply chain? She is an avid reader and supply chain lead, specializing in the area of end-end supply chain and control tower. Supply chains are becoming more complex and more exposed to competition.

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The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Last fall after attending the CSCMP conference in Atlanta, I shared my observation that digital transformation is now a central theme in the industry. The Hackett Group provides a useful visual for describing the maturity stages that supply chain is moving through as the industry strives to leverage data and advanced analytics. Supply Chain Analytics Maturity Model (Source: Hackett Group). Supply chain leaders are wanting their organizations to be data-driven.

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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.

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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).

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21 logistics experts share the most important ingredients in developing an effective logistics strategy

6 River Systems

There are several elements in an effective logistics strategy, with the ultimate goal of identifying the most cost-effective service levels and developing plans and processes that enable the company to operate as close to those optimal service levels as possible. in the logistics industry.

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CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends! Held again in Philadelphia, this year’s event brought back memories of 2004, the year the old CLM: Council of Logistics Management became today’s CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals! New of course, in it’s second year, is The CSCMP Supply Chain of the Future exhibition.

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

Talking Logistics

LLamasoft Launches Data Services to Provide Reference Data for the Supply Chain Design Community. Oracle Delivers Transformational Capabilities with New In-Memory Applications for Oracle Value Chain Planning. XPO Logistics to Acquire 3PD, the Largest Provider of Heavy Goods, Last-Mile Logistics in North America. Overcapacity in the global air freight market, increasing customer preference for lower-yielding shipping solutions, and a slowing U.S.

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Technologies are changing the Logistics Picture

Enterra Insights

Supply chain professionals are like the military’s special forces. 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.’ Emerging Logistics Technologies and Trend.

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All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 3.11-3.15

Aborn and Co.

British Navy saves 27 aboard doomed cargo ship. The ship ultimately sank to a depth of 2,800 miles. Lanes from Dallas to Los Angeles, Memphis to Atlanta, and Philly to Boston all gained ground. or simply search your favorite podcast player for Consulting Logistics Normal.

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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. The expectation is that two mega ships will arrive at the ports to pick up empties this week as the equipment is needed in China. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain. Try to keep the amount freight that’s shipped out over weekends to a minimum, or work with your carriers to avoid prolonged stretches in drop yards. Be especially mindful in traditionally active cargo theft areas like Southern California, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Miami, and Atlanta.

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Merchants Market Group Implements Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning Technology

Blue Ridge

ATLANTA, GEORGIA April 20, 2016. Blue Ridge , a global leader in cloud demand forecasting , planning, replenishment, allocation and analytics, today announced Merchants Market Group will implement Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning. Holistic technology for forecasting and advanced order projection capabilities will allow us to profitably execute supply chain operations by achieving our service goals with the most cost-effective inventory investment possible.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

We assist 3PLs with their bid packages to corporations, and we work with corporations who don’t see supply chain as their core activity. [01:20] 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. Then, after a short spell in New Orleans, I moved to Houston to work with supply chain in oil and gas.

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All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 1.14 - 1.18

Aborn and Co.

Logistics Management. “In In fact, in 2018 we saw investments go up across the entire supply chain technology spectrum.” parcel shipping. Sluggish iPhone sales felt across Apple’s supply chain. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. Normal.

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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. .

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Global Status of the Physical Internet — A Vision for Sustainable, Secure, Resilient Supply Chains

Freightera

Interview with Benoit Montreuil, Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering; Director, Physical Internet Center; Director, Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. The Alliance for Logistics Innovation Through Collaboration (ALICE), supported by the European Union, made the Physical Internet a key part of their freight systems. EB: Can you describe the core systems and layers of this new logistics model?

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AGL CEO Jon Slangerup to Deliver Keynote Address at JOC Gulf Shipping Conference in Houston

American Global Logistics

Atlanta, GA: American Global Logistics (AGL) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jon Slangerup will deliver the Day 2 keynote address for the Journal of Commerce Gulf Shipping Conference next week in Houston, Tex., On Wednesday, May 22, Slangerup will discuss “Supply Chain Optimization in the Age of Disruption” at 9 AM CT. The post AGL CEO Jon Slangerup to Deliver Keynote Address at JOC Gulf Shipping Conference in Houston appeared first on AGL.

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Transportation Providers are not All Happy About Visibility

NC State SCRC

At a recent CSCMP meeting, I attended a session of transportation providers called “Supply Chain Visibility and the Possible Legal Implications” – and the participants shared some insights into their serious concerns about the implications of visibility in the transport world. Jason Beardall, from England Logistics , Tamara Goorevitz , a lawyer who deals with lawsuits and litigation around transportation, shared insights into this issue.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain. Try to keep the amount freight that’s shipped out over weekends to a minimum, or work with your carriers to avoid prolonged stretches in drop yards. Be especially mindful in traditionally active cargo theft areas like Southern California, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Miami, and Atlanta.

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . Source: Supply Chain 24/7). Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% Source: Materials Handling & Logistics). MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). . Source: Supply Chain 24/7). Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% Source: Materials Handling & Logistics). MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

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REPOST: Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

Based in Huntsville, Alabama, Fulfyld has offered e-commerce fulfillment services for every step of the supply chain since 2016. Fulfyld integrates directly with e-commerce marketplaces and shopping carts to simplify your shipping process. We ship same-day, every day, for one flat-rate. Range of Services: Ensure they offer all the services necessary for your supply chain to succeed. Third-Party Logistics: Will they be able to accommodate all of your SKUs?

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A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Source: Cass Information Systems | Cassinfo.com) (Based upon transportation dollars and shipments of Cass clients comprised of over 400 shipping companies). Last-mile delivery network Connect India became a UPS Authorized Shipping Outlet through a new agreement. Connect India users in more than 50 cities, 650 district towns, and 8,000 small towns across India can book international shipments through Connect India Centers, which make use of UPS’s global shipping services.

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Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

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What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

Last year, Hurricane Michael had a devastating effect on coastal towns, disrupting the supply chain and leaving close to total destruction. Extreme weather events affect each sector of the supply chain but knowing what to expect helps ease the stress. Securing the Supply Chain. The logistics industry is ready when disaster strikes. Supply chain delays are inevitable when roads are impassable. Shipping During A Natural Disaster.

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The Dispatch Report | Q3 2020, Issue No. 15

Shipchain

Mainnet is a public delegated Proof of Stake sidechain of the Ethereum network, and it provides one of the highest levels of functionality available in the freight and logistics industry. We are officially one step closer to complete transparency and visibility in supply chain and logistics.

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Does Your TMS Support Rail’s Unique Requirements?

Talking Logistics

But for manufacturers who ship using both rail and truckload, a key issue lies in whether they are able to achieve the same benefits by using a TMS built for truckload modes in their rail operations. For example, shipping goods from Atlanta to Tampa may cover 400 truck miles, but using rail the trip could be closer to 800 miles. He has more than 13 years of experience designing and implementing ERP and logistics-focused supply chain solutions.

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Peak Season Surcharge Differences between UPS & FedEx

Intelligent Audit

The logistics industry quivers in anticipation of the most prominent peak season in history. And that is going to have a profound effect on supply chain finance and accounting practices. That is to account for the increased demand for logistics during the pandemic.

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Truckload vs LTL: The Right Mode for your Load

Aborn and Co.

Are you doing all you can to ensure efficient shipping over the road? Full truckload shipping typically means that one trailer is contracted to a single customer, shipper, or consignee. If you’ve already heard that one, here’s a new one for you: Which costs more to ship via LTL?

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UPS launches new technology company and quick turnaround fulfilment platform

EFT

Ware2Go’s cloud-based platform and solution provides merchants with end-to-end order fulfilment – storage, pick/pack fulfilment and shipping – with guaranteed two-day delivery by UPS. UPS is clearly aiming at retailers looking to ship orders to at very short turnaround times, and as we mentioned yesterday in our article, those serving a rapidly growing e-commerce market. The company is headquartered in Atlanta.

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Shippers Caused the Truck Driver Shortage

EFT

By that he means that people go home at the end of the day, order on line, are promised quick deliveries, have choices on when and how goods are shipped, and have visibility to those shipments. With the ag supply business, they are making many shipments to rural areas served by small carriers that don’t have a lot of technology. First posted to Logistics Viewpoints. . . Land O’ Lakes is a member-owned cooperative with revenues of $15 billion.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 25-29, 2017)

Talking Logistics

You know what might be more complex than supply chain management? Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Alibaba to pay $807 million for majority stake in logistics firm Cainiao (CNBC). Target expands Restock household supply service to 8 additional cities (Star Tribune). FourKites Partners with SMC³ to Extend End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility Across LTL Shipments.

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