How Does Atlanta's I-85 Bridge Collapse Affect Truckloads?

DAT Solutions

The collapse of a section of a bridge section on I-85 just north of Atlanta was shocking for two reasons: No injuries were reported, and its impact on spot market truckload freight has been and probably will be muted. Here's why: The "Downtown Connector" (I-75 and I-85) in Atlanta.

North American Warehouse Worker Wage Trends


In my hometown of Atlanta, April is a time of renewal, when a dormant landscape is refreshed and I set out to prepare my yard for the coming year. The post North American Warehouse Worker Wage Trends appeared first on Chainalytics.

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BOPAW?: How BuildDirect is Delivering a Seamless Customer Experience with Warehouse Pick-Up

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this month I attended the Home Delivery World, Click & Collect Show USA, and ETail Show USA joint conference in Atlanta. Just for Fun Learning & Leadership Life Stories Logistics Trends Retail Warehousing click and collect

Evolution of the Warehouse: How it Adapted to E-Commerce and New Technology Trends?


Today’s Warehouses Are Much Different Due To E-Commerce. What you might not know is the effect of e-commerce’s growth on warehouses. Well, you need to stop worrying because e-commerce has helped the warehouse industry. Flow warehouses. On demand warehouses.

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. According to the press release: The Stack Sleeve system can be used in the warehouse and during delivery for both route and bulk customers from one vehicle.

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


A recent article in Bloomberg suggests that warehouses are now becoming one of the hottest investments in the market, based on recent moves by the Blackstone Group LP, who are betting $18.7

Quick Service Restaurant Distributor Partners with Chainalytics for a Network Design Project Required to Meet Continued Expansion


Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

McLeod Software : Users Conference 2017 , September 17-19, Atlanta, GA. SMC3 : Jump Start 2017 , January 23-25, Atlanta, GA and Connections 2017 , TBA. Home Delivery World 2017 , March 14-15, Atlanta, GA. 2017 Georgia Logistics Summit , May 16-17, Atlanta, GA.

KANE is Aggressively Expanding Space Within its Nationwide Shared Warehouse Network

Consumer Goods Logistics

of additional space in Allentown, PA, Atlanta, GA and California’s Inland Empire. Warehouse Operations 3PL Outsourcing Fulfillment Warehouse KANE News and Awards

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management


More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. The cloud-based supply chain software can be customized to suit your industry, your transportation , freight-forwarding and warehousing specialty, import-export regulations.

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.

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain


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.”.

UPS launches new technology company and quick turnaround fulfilment platform


Ware2Go recruits and certifies warehouses in strategic locations, establishing a network of vetted fulfilment partners. Ware2Go manages the relationships with warehouses, merchants are onboarded, managed and can pay automatically. They have few distribution centres and could benefit from more warehouse space for rent in other areas of the US.”. Ware2Go is also a move by UPS to address a growing shortage in warehousing and distribution centre space.

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

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Sticker Snafu Has Millions in Imports Stuck in Argentina’s Warehouses (Bloomberg). We already see this in the consumer realm with smartphones, and in the warehouse too with voice picking technologies.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

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). Home Delivery World 2018 , April 18-19, Atlanta, GA. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , May 6-9, Charlotte, NC. 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit , April 9-12, Atlanta, GA. Eft 3PL & Supply Chain Summit , June 5-7, Atlanta, GA.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

SMC3 : Jump Start 2019 , January 28-30, Atlanta, GA and Connections 2019 , June 25-27, White Sulphur Springs, WV. Next show: March 9-12, 2020 Atlanta, GA. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , April 28 – May 1, Columbus, OH. Eft 3PL & Supply Chain Summit , June 10-12, Atlanta, GA. 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.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019


Although dozens of conferences exist around the globe, warehouse managers should consider going to one of the best supply chain conferences of 2019 (plus MODEX, which is held in even-numbered years and occurs in 2020).

CRG completes 1.3 million-square-foot South Carolina distribution centre


The development, originally a 500,280 square foot speculative warehouse, was expanded to accommodate a Fortune 500 investment grade tenant. CRG recently developed a 1 million-square-foot speculative project at The Cubes at Bridgeport in Atlanta, GA, a 1.2

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US


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!

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

ORTEC : OPTIMUS 2015 , March 23-25, Atlanta, GA. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , May 3-6, Orlando, FL. 2015 Georgia Logistics Summit , March 31 – April 1, Atlanta, GA. 2015 ISM Supply Chain Diversity Summit , February 18-20, Atlanta, GA. Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders.

Why Logistics Companies are Upgrading to Mobile Payments with Robin Gregg

The Logistics of Logistics

We are a payments company located in Atlanta, Georgia. I had been advising a company in Atlanta that was focused on helping warehouses invoice and accept payments from truck drivers. 04:27] Tell us a little bit more about fintech (financial technology) in Atlanta.

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

Talking Logistics

Holiday weekends and the weeks leading up to the Black Friday retail shopping holiday are prime times for organized crime groups to target the trucks, warehouses, and distribution centers that send or receive those goods.

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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. One of the bidders had a very unorganized warehouse. The five-year contract was going to deliver millions of dollars of cost saving and initiatives, such as no longer needing to pay for one of our warehouses and some employees. [24:44] [00:38] Please introduce yourself and your company. I’m Gary Sostack, President and Founder of ElementaLogistics LLC.

Physician Office Case Study: Hybrent provides supply chain efficiency at multi-site locations


Village Podiatry Centers is a multi-site surgical practice based in Atlanta. Ross had previously been in charge of accounts payable at a hospital system based in Atlanta, and coming from an accounting background, he quickly saw Village Podiatry’s supply chain was antiquated and inefficient. “We

The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

This morning, my mailbox was bombarded with the news of tentative agreement of the settlement of the nine-month labor conflict between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

It is sunny today in Tampa and Atlanta, with a light breeze. So Atlanta, Charlotte, Memphis and other regional hubs were moving freight to Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, because Houston couldn't do it.

What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower?


That’s at Atlanta, by the way. The South Korean multinational conglomerate had outsourced warehouse and distribution activities to several logistics service providers. What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower? Article contributed by Batool Iqbal.

All-in-one Supply Chain Software for ASCs


The company is based in Atlanta, and its holding company, Extremity Healthcare, operates 35 podiatry clinics, and owns or manages seven surgery centers across Georgia and Tennessee.

BASF: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

That includes network optimization, warehousing solutions, as well as smart process automation. 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.

MODEX Moments: The Future of Supply Chain Is Now

Material Handling & Logistics

Content Summary: Swisslog Logistics, a developer of warehouse automation systems, had a 21% increase in headcount from this year to last, but the company could have grown even more if they could find the talent they need, notes Markus Schmidt, president of logistics automation–Americas.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

So when the warehouse team threatened to unionize, I transferred into a distribution, warehouse environment. Warehouse Management and Transportation Management were in their infancy.

Amazon Prime Now – The Cost of Expediting the Last Mile

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  Currently, Amazon’s outbound supply chain is comprised of fulfillment centers, sortation centers, and warehouses that specifically serve Prime Now customers. Some sortation centers, such as the one in Atlanta, will also support Prime Now customers.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2016

Talking Logistics

2016 Georgia Logistics Summit , April 19-20, Atlanta, GA. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , May 15-18, Providence, RI. Take a look at your budget for 2016, which is probably finalized by now.

Panama Canal Expansion Boosts Freight in an Unexpected Place

DAT Solutions

Warehouses and industrial parks continue to grow in and around Greenville and Spartanburg, according to the Wall Street Journal , and more goods are expected to arrive from the Port of Charleston, some 200 miles away. The top outbound lane from Greenville is a short hop over to Atlanta.

Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. 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.

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