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). It's common knowledge that your employees are your greatest asset.

Chainalytics Delivers Award-Winning Global Logistics Procurement Program


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Spend Matters Awards Chainalytics For Transportation Procurement Innovation


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

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. Near Atlanta, GA.) Hyperledger. Blockchain.

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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. ” Dual sourcing serves as a hedge against supply chain risk.

Implications from the Rana Plaza Disaster (Guest Post by Brian Jacobs and Vinod Singhal)

SCM Research

The scale of this tragedy increased awareness of the risks and costs of sourcing from low-cost countries. Such risks and costs are often assumed to be sufficient to motivate firms to source production in developed, high-cost countries rather than developing, low-cost countries. To examine this assumption, we studied the stock market reaction to 39 global apparel retailers with significant sourcing in Bangladesh.

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. 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.

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]

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.

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


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).

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management


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.

What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower?


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. What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower? Article contributed by Batool Iqbal.

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.

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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

Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve the Shipper / Carrier Experience with Erik Malin

The Logistics of Logistics

Erik has been a guest speaker for multiple companies and conferences, including the Denver Transportation Club, Landstar and most recently the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Atlanta. Loadsmart leverages data from public and private sources. download the audio file. [00:21]

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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.

Takeaways from the IBM Watson Supply Chain Summit

Talking Logistics

Those same questions also come up for AI and machine learning, which is why they took center stage at the IBM Watson Supply Chain Summit last month in Atlanta, GA. Source: IBM. Source: IBM).

We Need Supply Chain Immunity, not Resiliency: A Position Paper


For example, companies like Amazon are constructing massive distribution centers outside of major hubs like Atlanta, Raleigh, and Chicago, and are building them with direct access to on-ramps that go onto interstate highways built in the 1950s.

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. Chicago to Atlanta declined 24¢ to $2.50/mile, as rates rose on northbound lanes out of Atlanta.

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.

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


Source: U.S. Source: 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 ].

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.

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. Source: [2] and Source: [2], [6], and primary research including store visits.

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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. Source: [2] and Source: [2], [6], and primary research including store visits.

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Washington 2020 – Jon Stevens


Specialties: Jon specializes in Cloud Technologies, Supply Chain Strategy, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, and electronic payments. Jon Stevens. President. Jon is the President of the JLL Digital Businesses.

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. Supply Chain Analytics Maturity Model (Source: Hackett Group).

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July Logistics Market Snapshot


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: 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.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016


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: US Census). .

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.

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.

3 ways supplier diversity in supply chain can positively impact your business

DELMIA Quintiq

The Atlanta-based company demonstrated that companies focusing “heavily on supplier diversity” generated a 133% greater return on procurement investments than the typical business. More than just charity.

MODEX Moments: The Future of Supply Chain Is Now

Material Handling & Logistics

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Amazon Prime Now – The Cost of Expediting the Last Mile

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Some sortation centers, such as the one in Atlanta, will also support Prime Now customers.   Sources (all accessed on July 8, 2015): [link]. Sean Camarella, Andrew Kuntjoro, Niranjan Yedlapati, and Felipe Caro.

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