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.

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

North American Warehouse Worker Wage Trends

CHAINalytics

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.

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

AFFLINK

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.

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.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

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.

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

The 21st Century 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.”.

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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What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower?

Freightos

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.

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.

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.

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.

Friday in 5: Selling The Empty Space Inside Retailers’ Packages

Supply Chain Nation

cold-storage warehouses; RadioShack returns with a new store-in-a-store format; UPS grows on the back of e-commerce demand; and MIT researchers explore critical hurricane-related supply chains. cold-storage warehouses as trade disputes weaken demand while production remains strong. The Atlanta-based company reported $10.35 Welcome to Friday in 5 – news from around the supply chain world, served up in one place to keep you up to date.

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.

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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.

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).

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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Demand Heats Up for Vans and Reefers

DAT Solutions

End-of-quarter and pre-holiday freight was even stronger than expected last week in Atlanta , Charlotte and Memphis , which were the top three markets for outbound loads on DAT load boards. TriHaul of the Week, for Reefers: Atlanta-Chicago-Evansville-Atlanta.

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

Cerasis

The order states that you leave Missouri with the 5000 kilograms, drop 2000 kilograms in New York, then head towards Atlanta and drop around 1800 kilograms there and finally, the remaining 1200 kilograms need to be dropped in Washington.

Merchants Market Group Implements Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning Technology

Blue Ridge

ATLANTA, GEORGIA April 20, 2016. Enables leading Caribbean food service distributor to accurately forecast seasonal demand patterns and precisely align inventory levels at every distribution center.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION: . . Warehouse Rent Rates: In Q3 2015, warehouse and distribution rental rates in the U.S

Logistics 2.0: Georgia Logistics Summit Interview with Manny Sequeira

FLEXE

Today we’re at the Georgia Logistics Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. I’ve worked for a major Fortune 100 company for many years, consulted primarily in strategy, projects, supply chain, application of technologies, backing ERP systems, front-end warehousing, and distribution systems.

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

Transportfolio

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

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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.

Reefers Gain Momentum, Especially in Georgia

DAT Solutions

Atlanta was a super-hot market for reefers as well as vans, thanks to all the seasonal produce leaving refrigerated warehouses and food processing plants. A lot of that produce originates in the Tifton and Macon markets in Southern Georgia, and is distributed out of Atlanta.

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

Talking Logistics

Manhattan Associates Empowers Warehouse Managers With New E-Commerce Capabilities. The orders are being fulfilled from about 160 Best Buy stores in markets that include Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington.

Shippers Caused the Truck Driver Shortage

EFT

If they are made to wait too long picking goods up at a warehouse, the visibility solution proves that, and they are paid for that as well. Land O’ Lakes is a member-owned cooperative with revenues of $15 billion.

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. weeks of inventory at its warehouses in 2016.

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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. weeks of inventory at its warehouses in 2016.

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Unlocking the Value of Global Supply Chain: the Case Studies

Supply Chain Opz

In order to control its supply chain, they use a central warehouse to Germany to receive and ship products to local distribution centers in different countries.

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.