The 50th Annual Peachtree Road Race: A Lesson in Supply Chain Management

CHAINalytics

Every July 4th since 1970, competitive athletes, avid runners, casual joggers, and enthusiastic walkers alike gather in Atlanta, GA for the annual running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race.

Chainalytics’ Transportation Principal Bryan Wyatt Named a “Pro to Know”

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For twenty years, Supply and Demand Chain Executive has … The post Chainalytics’ Transportation Principal Bryan Wyatt Named a “Pro to Know” appeared first on Chainalytics.

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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 Our inclusion in this year’s list is another testament to the … The post Spend Matters Awards Chainalytics For Transportation Procurement Innovation appeared first on Chainalytics.

Seasonal Transportation Capacity Planning Tips For On-Time Delivery

CHAINalytics

By Bryan Wyatt | Senior Manager, Transportation From late November to December 23rd, major online retailers do their best to manage transportation and ensure on-time delivery—with varying levels of success.

Chainalytics Expands Service into Ocean Transportation Management

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (November 15, 2017)–Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics and market intelligence, today announced a new transportation service offering, Chainalytics’ Ocean Buying Group, to expand its comprehensive supply chain competency for clients and partners. Press Release Chainalytics Transportation Management Ocean Buying Group Ocean Transportation Management

Guest Commentary: Tight Transportation Capacity, Not Flagging Demand, Behind ISM Report Showing Slowing Activity

Talking Logistics

Analysts point to the steep decline in orders for new transportation equipment as evidence that manufacturers are seeing weakness. Weather — If you’re in transportation you know all about the difficult state of affairs many North American shippers are faced with so far this year. No fewer than three major transportation hubs in the U.S. cities grinding transportation there to a halt as well.

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.

Transportation Capacity Planning Tips to Help Ensure On-Time Delivery This Holiday Season

CHAINalytics

| By Bryan Wyatt | Senior Manager, Transportation | Chainalytics Every holiday season, major online retailers strive to efficiently manage their transportation operations in order to ensure on-time delivery for millions of customers—with varying levels of success.

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 Food & Beverage Industry Transportation driver shortage Land O'Lakes logistics supply chainAs an industry” (shippers), “we’ve done this to ourselves.” Land O’ Lakes is a member owned cooperative with revenues of $15 billion.

Chainalytics Opens Singapore Office, Continues Strategic Asia-Pacific Expansion to Meet Growing Demand

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA & Singapore (February 1, 2015) – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics and market intelligence today announced the opening of a new Singapore office to be led by current Managing Director of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region Tim Foster.

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.

Prepare to Master Supply Chain Challenges in 2019!

Supply Chain Network

Join the industry elite at next year’s 3PL & Supply Chain Summit in Atlanta – June 10-12 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza. Wolfgang Lehmacher, Head of Supply Chain and Transportation Industries, World Economic Forum. •

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3 Tax Area Questions to Ask Yourself Often Overlooked by Shippers & Transportation Providers (and all Business Owners)

Cerasis

3 Tax Issues (of 6) often Overlooked by Transportation Companies and Most Businesses. #1: Additionally, he can be reached at his office in Atlanta at 770-984-8008, or by email at bridgescpa@gmail.com. Uncategorized transportation tax questions

Chainalytics Partners with Mexico-based Consulting Firm Tsol to Launch Intra-Mexico Freight Benchmarking Service

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (March 11, 2019) — Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics, and market intelligence has entered into a strategic alliance with Tsol, a Mexico-based consulting firm and logistics technology provider, to deliver its freight rate benchmarking service within Mexico. Feature Freight Market Intelligence Consortium Press Release Chainalytics FMIC fmic mexico Freight Market intelligence Freight Rate Benchmarking mexico transportation rate benchmarking tsol

Chainalytics Expands Services into Parcel Spend Management

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA (February 13, 2017) — Global supply chain consulting firm Chainalytics today announced that it has added a Parcel Spend Optimization service to build out its comprehensive supply chain competency for clients. Press Release Transportation Chainalytics Jim Haller Kevin Zweier Parcel Spend Optimization

Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA, 02 March 2018 – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, and Drewry, the global shipping consultancy, have partnered to launch an innovative ocean freight procurement solution for shippers.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. McLeod Software : Users Conference 2017 , September 17-19, Atlanta, GA.

Does Your TMS Support Rail’s Unique Requirements?

Talking Logistics

If rail is a key part of your transportation plan, how can you be sure your TMS effectively supports rail’s unique requirements? 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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Quick Service Restaurant Distributor Partners with Chainalytics for a Network Design Project Required to Meet Continued Expansion

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You Need Offsite Backup in the Transportation Industry

GTG Technology Group

The transportation industry represents a complex matrix of logistics, communication, and data. Combinations of tangible and virtual devices are now required to best approach business in the transportation industry. The first backup was then installed in Atlanta.

Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

DAT Solutions

We’ve seen a big increase in van freight moving from Atlanta and Charlotte down into the state. Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space.

Cyber Threats Loom Large

Resilinc

The March 2018 attack on computers and networks in Atlanta—a major national transportation hub—was the largest successful ransomware cyber attack on a U.S. Cyber attacks continued to grow in intensity in 2018, with alarming new trends evident.

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

Talking Logistics

It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. Here are some details from the press release: Same Day TMS offers the same features that any shipper would expect from a transportation solution.

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.”.

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

Talking Logistics

Marten Transport Ltd. Shippers are under enormous pressure to cut transportation costs and seem not to be satisfied with the massive fuel surcharge reductions racked up over the past year and a half.”.

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Are You Smarter Than a TMS?

Talking Logistics

A couple of weeks ago, I visited MIT to give a presentation on transportation management systems (TMS) to a masters class. Ace has 3 distribution warehouses (Tampa, FL; Chicago, IL; and Atlanta, GA.). Floyd Transportation charges a flat rate fee of $1.50

Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

NC State SCRC

Those being purchased by BREIT are in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Chicago, central Pennsylvania, Atlanta and south and central Florida, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the information isn’t public.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. The Transportation Revolution: Takeaways from CLX Logistics’ 6th Annual Customer Conference. LLamasoft : SummerCon 2018 , June 13-15, Atlanta, GA. SMC3 : Jump Start 2018 , January 22-24, Atlanta, GA and Connections 2018 , TBA (2017: June 26-28, Palm Beach, FL).

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Transplace is closely monitoring the outbreak and the impact the reaction is having on the transportation market. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm—and How You Can Prepare

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The most surprising thing to me about last year’s bad weather was how it caught transportation professionals off guard. Last winter was brutal for shippers, from Minnesota’s frigid temperatures to Atlanta’s unexpected snowfall.

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

Cerasis

Imagine that you own a truck and you receive an order from a soft drink manufacturer in Missouri to transport around 5000 kilograms of freight. Freight Technology Transportation

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. SMC3 : Jump Start 2019 , January 28-30, Atlanta, GA and Connections 2019 , June 25-27, White Sulphur Springs, WV. 2019 Food Industry Transportation and Logistics Conference , March 3-5, Palm Springs, CA. Next show: March 9-12, 2020 Atlanta, GA.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Now, UPS has aggressively grown into freight and other transportation solutions through a series of strategic acquisitions. 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.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Conferences exist for a variety of purposes and supply chain specialties, including cold chain storage, transportation management , omnichannel best practices , and much more. The post The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Four Parts of Blockchain

PLS Logistics

Recently, Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) had their first meeting in Atlanta, GA. Blockchain has been a very popular subject over the past few months. They conducted an informational seminar to help other understand blockchain. It's no simple topic though, even broken down it is still a complicated technical system. News Technology blockchain