The Logistics Destination of Southern California

Supply Chain Link

As the sixth largest economy in the world 1 and the largest gateway for international trade and domestic commerce in the United States 2 , California continues to provide an ideal location for logistics solutions such as ocean transportation and distribution.

7 Benefits of Warehousing in California

Supply Chain Link

California is home to many great things like the LA Lakers, the Silicon Valley, and the Beach Boys. One overseen quality of California is its supply chain efficiencies. Read more. 12/02/2014. Distribution. Supply Chain.

A Budding Industry: Recreational Marijuana is California's Newest Supply Chain

Elementum

California’s Prop 64 marks a sea change in the effort to bring an entire industry out of the shadows, and everyone from pharmaceutical companies to big investment firms and app developers has been racing to cash in. However, as the sixth largest economy in the world and the country’s cannabis capital , California is in many ways poised to lead the development of the burgeoning legal industry, with expected sales of over $5B by 2019. Introduction.

A Budding Industry: Recreational Marijuana is California's Newest Supply Chain

Elementum

California’s Prop 64 marks a sea change in the effort to bring an entire industry out of the shadows, and everyone from pharmaceutical companies to big investment firms and app developers has been racing to cash in. However, as the sixth largest economy in the world and the country’s cannabis capital , California is in many ways poised to lead the development of the burgeoning legal industry, with expected sales of over $5B by 2019. Introduction.

Cargo Surge Leads to Congestion at Southern California Ports

American Global Logistics

The post Cargo Surge Leads to Congestion at Southern California Ports appeared first on AGL.

California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

DAT Solutions

The load-to-truck ratio in Los Angeles lit up the entire state of California on the DAT Hot States map. Spot market activity often ramps up in the West during the fall season, but there's added pressure this month.

Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California

EFT

Strategically located near the busiest seaport in the United States, the adjoining ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and with easy access to highways I-10 and I-15, the 231,000-square-foot Ontario mega-warehouse strengthens Berlin Packaging's operations in Southern California.

California Salinas Rodeo 2019

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Good news for reefers: California has plenty of water

DAT Solutions

California experienced a 3-year period of exceptional drought in 2014-2016, but this year the state has plenty of water. The Sierra snowpack supplies about 30 percent of California's water needs, as it melts in the spring to meet water demands throughout the summer and fall growing seasons.

End of owner-operators in California?

DAT Solutions

A decision by the California supreme court could have a chilling effect on the owner-operator model in California, and if appeals fail to reverse the decision, other states could go down the same path.

How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

California, for example, passed the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 , which went into effect in January 2012.

California Transparency in Supply Chains Act - Value Unchained

ModusLink Corporation

California Trucking Association Combats State Contractor Test

GTG Technology Group

California Trucking Association Sues State. On October 25 th , the California Trucking Association and two independent owner-operators filed a lawsuit against the state of California over an unfair test adopted by the California Supreme Court. In April, the California Supreme Court adopted the ABC Test to determine if a worker is an employee or contractor within any industry.

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030

Arkieva

Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.

California's Weather Impacts Truckload Capacity

DAT Solutions

California's weather—good or bad—has a major impact on truckload capacity. California supplies nearly 50% of the nation’s produce. Shown are the key market areas (KMAs) in California.

California Adjusts Prop. 65 Labeling Requirements

Loftware

In the U.S., different states may have different regulations regarding the labeling of toxic materials. But not all retail businesses that do business nationwide respond to these rules in the same way. Chemical Retail

Still Don’t Know How Many Slaves Are In Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

Compliance with a similar law passed in California back in 2010 is equally poor. According to a recent report by the non-profit group Development International, only 14% of Californian companies fully comply with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (TISCA). How many slaves are in your supply chain?

Global Supply Chain News on Carriers Scrambling with Looming Change in California Law against Contract Drivers

Supply Chain Digest

Options are Limited, and Include Pulling Out of the Golden State, and Setting Up Brokerages

Reefer Rates Lose Traction in California Heat Wave

DAT Solutions

Spot rates are trending down for reefer freight, due to hot weather in Southern California. As produce season wanes in California and across the South, demand for reefer equipment typically shifts northward, to accommodate late summer harvests in the Pacific Northwest and Upper Midwest.

California Reefer Freight Starts to Heat Up

DAT Solutions

HOT MARKETS: The biggest changes last week were in California, where reefer freight finally started to move out of Fresno and Sacramento in serious quantities, but load counts fell sharply in L.A.

S&OP in Las Vegas! Let’s Learn, Laugh, and Be Entertained at the S&OP Innovation Summit

Kinaxis

Apple Store Apple TV Barack Obama Brick and mortar California Callus Campaign advertising China Keynote San Francisco Supply chain by CJ Wehlage This past week was the IE Group’s S&OP Innovation Summit at the beautiful venue of the Bellagio in Las Vegas.

California, Here We Stay

Inbound Logistics

Yokohama senior director Jeremy Kahrs reveals the strategy behind the tire maker’s new distribution center and headquarters

2012: California Transparency in Supply Chains Act comes into effect

EcoVadis

The Act was originally adopted by the State of California in 2010 and it requires impacted companies to disclose their efforts, if any, to ensure their direct supply chains are free from slave labor and human trafficking. Such modern slavery dilemmas are exactly what the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act aims to elude. For now, California is leading the way on this subject in the US as no other states have followed suit. HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

Mindmap for an ethical supply chain

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Professor Christopher Tang from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Supply Chain Movement has devised this mindmap outlining the route, with road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please

Kinaxis on the road: 12th American Supply Chain & Logistics Summit

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow. The American Supply Chain and Logistics Summit, now in its 12th year, brings together senior executives from across the Supply Chain and Logistics fields to enjoy an unbeatable mix of networking, expert case studies, interactive debates and master classes over three exceptional days.

Road Trip to California

Tailwind

Are you on the Road Trip California? Are you living it up on your Road Trip California?

Supply Chain News on Walmart to Build New Highly Automated Grocery DC in California

Supply Chain Digest

In Addition to EfficiencSies, New Design will Improve Lot of DC Workers, Walmart Says

Vans and Reefers Have a Friend in California

DAT Solutions

traffic is bad this time of year, but there's a friend of yours in California sure wishes you were here.". VANS - CALIFORNIA DREAMIN'. Van fleets are singing a song about California, where freight is strong and getting stronger.

Federal Judge Stays California Sanctuary State Employer Law

Material Handling & Logistics

A federal district judge stayed a California law that penalized employers who choose to cooperate with federal immigration officials who didn’t present them with a warrant or subpoena first. Law imposed penalties on employers who cooperated with immigration investigations.

El Niño Hits California Freight, With a Double-Edged Sword

DAT Solutions

California needs rain and the El Niño storm season promises to bring plenty, along with flooding and landslides. California has experienced record rainfall for the past two months, and the ground simply can't absorb any more water.

California, Here We Stay

Inbound Logistics

Yokohama senior director Jeremy Kahrs reveals the strategy behind the tire maker’s new distribution center and headquarters

Help Us Build a Global Classroom for Supply Chain Talent

Supply Chain @ MIT

MIT along with Harvard University, Berkeley University of California, and The University of Texas System (and many others) have created an online educational service known as edX that provides “the best courses, from the best professors, and the best schools, spanning dozens of subjects.”

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Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

The post Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon appeared first on Tompkins International. By Lisa Kennedy Project Manager, Tompkins International It was inevitable.

Supply Chain News on Keep an Eye of Growing Regulations, Especially about Indoor Heat, in California Distribution Centers

Supply Chain Digest

Calfornia Working on New Rules for Indoor Heat Conditions that will Impact Distribution, Manufacturing Facilities

Green Supply Chain News on Groundbreaking New Solar Plant in California Struggling Early On, Blames too Many Cloudy Days

Supply Chain Digest

Ivanpah Plant is Pioneering New Solar Technology, Which May be Big Part the Issue Too

Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

The post Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon appeared first on Tompkins International. By Lisa Kennedy Project Manager, Tompkins International It was inevitable.

Green Supply Chain News on California Releases Plans to Dramatically Reduce CO2 Emissions from Freight Movement. Will Ideas Go National

Supply Chain Digest

Governor Jerry Brown Betting Freight can Go Green and be More Competitive