DHL relocates to larger service centre in Baltimore


Baltimore service centre that they say enables increased shipment processing capacity and faster handling. . The DHL service center in Baltimore currently employs 60 people, including 12 new hires since the facility started operations in September. and Baltimore is the latest example of this trend. Primary Event: 4th Annual D3: Retail Supply Chain Summit USA 2019 Précis: The new $2.7M DHL has relocated to a new state-of-the-art 48,667 sq.-ft.

Procurement Technology: An Update from Spend Matters in Baltimore


Today I travelled to Baltimore to attend the ISM/Spend matters Global Procurement Tech Summit. ” Jason Busch, Found of Spend Matters, also spoke on the latest procurement ‘megatrends’ First, he noted that there is still a big disconnect between procurement and what we call supply chain – yet we talk about them in the same lens. In fact, supply and spend should not be separated, and he sees that these roles are converging.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update


Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed. As the first tier in many company supply chains, the disruption in China has sent ripples through the worldwide economy.

Taming the Supply Chain. Will It Ever Be Social?

Supply Chain Shaman

The supply chain is knotted. Yesterday, @DamarqueViews asked me a question on twitter: “What do you think are the greatest barriers in the adoption of social technology in the supply chain?” I find the evolution of social technologies, and the promise of social, exciting for the supply chain. It is why I bought a license for Jive and built the Supply Chain Insights Community. It was earlier than even supply chain innovators.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read


There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks.

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Logistics Viewpoints

As the senseless violence in Charleston reminded us, as did similar episodes in Baltimore, Ferguson, and Newtown, we are far from living up to our nation’s ideal of “One nation, under God.” Guest Commentary Supply Chain Convergence Supply Chain Optimization

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update


40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors.

Bait and Switch

Supply Chain Shaman

Or will companies stumble on the path by mistakenly implementing supply-centric processes and calling them demand-driven initiatives? As a writer of research on demand-driven supply chains for over eight years, I find many amusing. Supply chain leaders feel stuck.

This Week in Logistics News (March 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

As you read this, I’ll be flying back home from Mexico City where I presented at the Logistic Summit & Expo 2015 , arguably the largest supply chain and logistics event in Mexico.

Do No Harm…

Supply Chain Shaman

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1943. _. Today, nine out of ten supply chains are stuck. Despite two decades of advancement in supply chain technologies, companies are struggling to gain balance at the intersection of operating margin, inventory turns and case fulfillment.

What are Block Chains? – Jason Busch on the Future of Money, Trust and Transparency


Jason Busch provided a great view on Block Chains, and their impact on the future of funds in the supply chain, at the Global Procurement Tech Summit in Baltimore. Because we are having more and morecomplexity in our supply chain trading systems, keeping track of all our transactions is becoming increasingly difficult. ” What is a Block Chain? ” Block Chains consists of three components.

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

Talking Logistics

Dave Clark, SVP Worldwide Operations and Customer Service at Amazon, was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, and during his talk he announced this week’s top supply chain and logistics news story: Amazon Flex: Amazon will now pay you to deliver packages (The Verge).

Greg Javor: “Our mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit”

Supply Chain Movement

After four years in global logistics he was posted to Amsterdam in 2012 as senior vice president, Supply Chain Operations, EMEA. He is tasked with integrating the supply chains to implement the future growth strategy.

Transportation Strategy in a Constrained Infrastructure: 30th SCRC Meeting Kicks Off Today

Supply Chain View from the Field

The expansion of Panama has shifted shipments from West Coast to East Coast, but only Norfolk and Baltimore can handle these larger ships – and this will result in longer berths where will the funding be coming from for these port expansions – and it is something that is happening, but we aren’t sure how to handle it. Global Distribution Global Supply Chain Logistics Supply Chain Strategy Transportation Planning Working Capital Management

Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?


The Internet of Things (IoT) is triggering changes that cross corporate silos and force companies to look holistically at their end-to-end supply chain practices—can governments do the same? Regulation Technology IoT Senate Supply Chain

Welcome to Wilmington!


Located in New Castle County, we are a jump, skip and a hop from cities like Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. General Topics Arkieva Delaware headquaters locations Port of Wilmington Supply Chain Solutions WilmingtonHere at Arkieva we have three offices.

Rock on!

Supply Chain Insights

At Supply Chain Insights, we are loyal Amazon shoppers. They deliver pantry supplies to our small office in Baltimore <without charging us shipping> a couple of times a week. We also feel that they are a wonderful case study of how supply chains can make a difference in driving value. It is in this spirit, that today, Supply Chain Insights is publishing the first community newsletter to over 6000 supply chain professionals.

Questions Companies with U.S.-Mexico Trade Should be Asking

CH Robinson Transportfolio

government’s role in supply chains. Specifically discussing how the internet of things will impact supply chains, he said: The internet of things provides companies the ability to source parts and inputs, and sell, globally. Nearly three years ago, C.H.

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

An example in the supply chain space is US maritime policy. What is to stop individuals from using other gateways in the region such as Baltimore or Washington DC to enter the country? Two international organizations took the early lead in matching PPE supply and demand.

Organized Retail Crime is Growing, Losses up 7% from Last Year

Material Handling & Logistics

These criminals find new ways to expand their networks and manipulate the retail supply chain every day. Some ORC activity happens before merchandise ever reaches stores, with 29% of retailers saying they had been the victim of cargo theft that occurred along their supply chains.

New Kroger and Ocado facility announced in Frederick, Maryland


Baltimore and Philadelphia. Primary Event: Supply Chain: USA Image Caption: Kroger and Ocado's new customer fulfillment center – an automated warehouse facility with digital and robotic capabilities, also known as a “shed” [Credit: PRNewsfoto/The Kroger Co.] Normal. false.

Will Warehouses Eventually Go Dark?

Enterra Insights

David Sparkman, head of David Sparkman Consulting, reports, “Empty stores and shopping centers are increasingly being converted into warehouse and e-commerce distribution centers, according to the global industrial real estate firm CBRE, which examined in detail two dozen such projects ranging from southern California to Baltimore.”[2] ” The cloud plays an essential role in the digital supply chain and digitization is critical to speeding up warehouse operations.

This Week in Logistics News (October 14-18, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Sounds like a typical day in supply chain and logistics to me. BMW to Mazda Imports Slowed as Strike Shuts Baltimore Port ( Bloomberg ). Simply put, retailers and others are taking a fresh look at their supply chain networks (and those of their partners) to better balance inventory and transportation costs with service levels that are becoming more stringent.

If You Are Not a Step Ahead, You Are Behind.


A couple of weeks ago, ISM and Spend Matters had their first Eprocurement Technology Summit in Baltimore, Maryland on the Inner Harbor. Financing trade and supply chain as a business- Financing payables and receivables is anything but covered at this point– per Jason.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020


CPG, food companies and other related industries are seeing surge volumes across their supply chain from inbound to plants, plants to DC’s / mixing centers, and DC’s to customers. Some retail supply chains are slowing, stopping as customers are staying home in many areas of the country.