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.

Spend Matters Awards Chainalytics For Transportation Procurement Innovation

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (April 22, 2019) — Chainalytics, a recognized global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics, and market intelligence, is excited to be named a 2019 Provider to Watch by Spend Matters. “We’re Press Release Transportation Award Chainalytics freight sourcing ocean procurement sourcing optimization Transportation Procurement transportation sourcing Truckload procurement

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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.

Next Generation Supply Chain Risk Management: A Case Study

Logistics Viewpoints

In a discussion with AGCO’s Jan Theissen, Director of Strategy and Methods, and Jake Stone, Manager of Supply Chain Risk and Contract Management, I learned about this public, Atlanta headquartered corporation’s […]. Supply Chain Risk Management Procurement/Sourcing Supply Chain Visibility supply chain sourcing Risk AGCOWe are entering an era where it is becoming possible to detect supply chain risks much more quickly. A case in point is offered by AGCO.

7 Use Cases for Hyperledger in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

I believe we need to move to Open Source tech. This transition from closed and proprietary solutions to open source capabilities will not happen quickly. The Hyperledger project is an Open Source blockchain platform. Our goal is to test the open source version from IBM in the digital sandbox/lab environment at Schneider Electric. Near Atlanta, GA.) Hyperledger. Blockchain. New concepts? Get used to it. They are here to stay.

Supply Chain Management: How Businesses Can Increase Resilience and Mitigate Disruption

USC Consulting Group

Ken Glasser, a global sourcing contracts manager at Axcelis Technologies, told Supply Chain Dive that dual sourcing has made supply chain disruptions easier to manage. “We’ve been able to maintain a good flow of materials from our sources in China throughout the pandemic,” Glasser explained. ” Dual sourcing serves as a hedge against supply chain risk. Nearly as soon as confirmed cases of coronavirus began growing in the U.S.,

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. Printers can be a vast source of digital information based on the memory they possess.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

Deloitte Consulting and the Metro Atlanta Chamber have teamed up to analyze how seven large metropolitan areas of the United States are transforming their traditional supply chain base into digital supply chains. Source ID. Atlanta. Atlanta. Source ID. Content Summary: Atlanta ranks number 1 among the seven metro areas in the cost of living index as well as in the cost of doing business. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

In my opinion, the best source of practical knowledge and advice are your peers — that is, executives just like you who have already met and overcome the same challenges and opportunities you face today. ORTEC : OPTIMUS 2015 , March 23-25, Atlanta, GA. 2015 Georgia Logistics Summit , March 31 – April 1, Atlanta, GA. 2015 ISM Supply Chain Diversity Summit , February 18-20, Atlanta, GA.

MODEX Moments: The Future of Supply Chain Is Now

Material Handling and Logistics

Thirty thousand people from 110 countries walked the show floor of MODEX 2018 in Atlanta, spread across 250,000 square feet of exhiibition space occupied by 900 vendors, showing every type of material handling solution imaginable, from bins, pallets and shelves to drones, robots and artificial intelligence-based systems. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Collaboration in the Automotive Industry: Enabling Intelligent IT-Managed Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Reasonable linking of various data sources (= intelligent integration) in order to have continuously-updated data with high significance and quality instead of fragmented and isolated information. In his previous position, Chris was a Senior Account Manager for the Nolan Transportation Group, a 3PL based in Atlanta, GA. When you consider the increasing complexity of the automotive supply chain, collaboration continues to play an important role.

Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Luxottica maintains a warehouse in Atlanta and ships roughly 470k units of inventory each week - 300k to retail locations and 170k as wholesale to independent opticians and department stores. Luxottica presumably uses a dual sourcing and a base-surge strategy for some eyewear models with China being their low cost far away source for base supply and Italy being the close source to meet surges in demand. Source: [2] and Alibaba.com.

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Air Freight Rates Peak, Ocean Rates Slowly Sink: Freight Rate Update W50

Freightos

Early week snowstorms at major airports (like Frankfurt and Atlanta) continue to play havoc, while peak air season may extend into February. FIGURE 1: LAG ON 2016 RATES BY TRADE LANE (Source: Freightos International Freight Index). Air Freight Rates Peak, Ocean Rates Slowly Sink: Freight Rate Update Wk 50. By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

Managers can control the operation efficiently as the relevant information comes from different sources, timely and all the members have access to its current updates. Helen works and lives in Atlanta, Georgia. The cloud-based solutions and applications are quickly conquering the markets all over the world; they deemed to be highly scalable, easy to manage and cost-effective. Small and middle-sized companies are pushed by the aggressive competition to be more flexible and adaptive.

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

LeanCor

Source: U.S. Source: AAR.org). 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. Source: Newmark Grubb Knight Frank). Source: Kennesaw State University). The March Edition of your Logistics Market Snapshot is now available! Download your free.PDF copy directly from our website [ HERE ].

Does Your TMS Support Rail’s Unique Requirements?

Talking Logistics

Preparing a rail shipment relies on the base data (or data source) to take carrier route codes, rail junctions and transfers into account when planning routes. For example, shipping goods from Atlanta to Tampa may cover 400 truck miles, but using rail the trip could be closer to 800 miles. If rail is a key part of your transportation plan, how can you be sure your TMS effectively supports rail’s unique requirements?

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What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower?

Freightos

That’s at Atlanta, by the way. Its mission is to gather and integrate data from various sources and orchestrate it in such a way that it enhances supply chain visibility and efficiency. Giant retailers source from all over the world, and are typically designing and building robust, resilient solutions that control supply chain flows, and deal with disruptions, in real time. What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower? Article contributed by Batool Iqbal.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

Much to my chagrin, when I entered into the world of supply chain, the processes of source, make and deliver were usually not designed. Instead, I think that it needs to be holistic to balance the trade-offs of source, make and deliver together. This is difficult for the average company since only one in two supply chains have source, make and deliver reporting through the same organization (reference Figure 1).

Spot Market Freight Rates Soar After Hurricane Harvey

DAT Solutions

The Southeast, especially Atlanta , is also the main source of relief supplies — including plywood, ice, and bottled water — headed for Florida in advance of Hurricane Irma. Prices surged on some high-traffic Chicago lanes: Chicago to Atlanta soared 51¢ to $3.58 Volumes and prices also spiked on the Atlanta to Philadelphia lane, which climbed 28¢ higher on average at $2.39

July Logistics Market Snapshot

LeanCor

Source: American Trucking Association). Source: PIERS). Atlanta’s was the third-highest in the U.S. Source: Colliers International). Source: The Conference Board). Source: U.S. Source: AAR.org). We just received the July edition of the monthly Logistics Market Snapshot from our friends at the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. Please download your free.PDF copy directly from our website HERE.

The Supply Chain Can?t Stop: A story from the front lines at Ken?s Foods

Elementum

Today, they produce and package over 1,000 varieties of dressings and sauces — including category leader, Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce — across 4 plants near Boston, Indianapolis, Atlanta, and Las Vegas. The supply chain team quickly configured Elementum into a virtual “war room” and the single source of truth for Ken’s Foods for all issues related to COVID-19. It was Wednesday, March 11th and Ken’s Foods had a dilemma.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

Right out of college, I worked at a logistics company in Atlanta. We found equipment and materials that can’t be sourced locally. As globalization has taken place, more things can be sourced locally. [00:38] Please introduce yourself and your company. I’m Gary Sostack, President and Founder of ElementaLogistics LLC. 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]

Florida Refrigerated Freight in Full Swing

DAT Solutions

Lakeland to Atlanta surged 58¢ to $2.96/mile. Miami to Atlanta was also up 39¢ to $3.11/mile. The ripple effect of Florida hitting its peak was some lower prices elsewhere, as buyers adjusted their sourcing: Atlanta to Philadelphia was down 48¢ at an average of $2.60/mile. Chicago to Atlanta declined 24¢ to $2.50/mile, as rates rose on northbound lanes out of Atlanta.

Renegade Riposte

Supply Chain Shaman

After, I explained this, I granted Peter permission for the council to use the Index (the use of the Supply Chain Insights content follows the principles of open source), I then said to Peter, “I am glad that you called. The following week, I am speaking at the Ortec, Optimus Event in Atlanta , the RIS News event in Orlando , and the Demand-driven Institute Event in Houston. In the supply chain, the questions do not change; but the answers do.

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

6 River Systems

Revenue data is sourced from the companies’ websites and market research platforms such as Macrotrends. Revenue: $74.969 billion (12 months ending March 31, 2020), $74.094 billion (2019) Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia, USA CEO: Carol Tome 2.

Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Luxottica maintains a warehouse in Atlanta and ships roughly 470k units of inventory each week - 300k to retail locations and 170k as wholesale to independent opticians and department stores. Luxottica presumably uses a dual sourcing and a base-surge strategy for some eyewear models with China being their low cost far away source for base supply and Italy being the close source to meet surges in demand. Source: [2] and Alibaba.com.

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BASF: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

which focuses on digitization focusing on sourcing, manufacturing, sales & marketing and supply chain. We will invite the winners to speak at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee east of Atlanta, GA. BASF creates chemistry. Over the last two decades the company successfully leveraged global scale to define supply chain leadership.

Getting Away from Excel Spreadsheets: A Project Logistics Case Study

Talking Logistics

We would receive information from different sources via email or telephone about the status of an order and shipment and then we had to make sure we entered all of those incidents and dates into the spreadsheet, which was very time consuming. And if you’re attending the CSCMP EDGE 2017 conference next month in Atlanta, Ms. 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.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

In the traditional supply chain world, the processes of sell, deliver, make, source, and plan are separate and distinct. Typing this quickly in the Atlanta airport as I run for a plane for Lima, Peru. Functional silos define today’s supply chain organization. The silos compete. They lack alignment. This lack of alignment is an impediment to improving balance sheet results. I am a product of traditional, silo-based thinking.

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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.

Washington 2020 – Jon Stevens

ivalua

Specialties: Jon specializes in Cloud Technologies, Supply Chain Strategy, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, and electronic payments. Together they support several organizations in Atlanta that work with physically and intellectually challenged children through the Play Unified Program of the Special Olympics. Jon Stevens. President. Jon is the President of the JLL Digital Businesses.

Van Ratios and Rates Hit Record Highs at End of Quarter

DAT Solutions

One additional source of rate pressure looms, however: Amazon's Prime Day, with special deals on merchandise and shipping, is coming up on Tuesday. Atlanta and Charlotte prices were also up by double-digit percentage points. Atlanta to Philadelphia added another 17¢ to a new high of $2.95 Atlanta to Charlotte was a strong regional lane, up 16¢ to $2.85 FALLING LANES: Demand and rates are still strong out of Atlanta, but not all lanes were up.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Source: US BEA). . Source: US DOC & Census Bureau) Consumer Confidence The Consumer Confidence Index increased to 96.5 Source: The Conference Board) (The consumer confidence index is based on a monthly survey of 5,000 U.S. Source: US DOL) . . Source: Conference Board). Source: US Census). . Source: US Census). . Source: US Census). . Source: U.S. Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics). . Source: US Census). .

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Source: US BEA). . Source: US DOC & Census Bureau) Consumer Confidence The Consumer Confidence Index increased to 96.5 Source: The Conference Board) (The consumer confidence index is based on a monthly survey of 5,000 U.S. Source: US DOL) . . Source: Conference Board). Source: US Census). . Source: US Census). . Source: US Census). . Source: U.S. Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics). . Source: US Census). .

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

The latest addition to this portfolio includes LTL and truckload freight services, which complements UPS’s global capabilities to provide customers a single source for multiple modes of transportation. In 1991, UPS moved it’s corporate headquarters from Greenwich, Connecticut to suburban Atlanta, Georgia. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9%