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California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

DAT Solutions

That started a ripple effect on the whole supply chain, which includes trucking. Even if they didn’t have cargo on Hanjin ships, big retailers are starting to shift inventory from West Coast distribution centers to other DCs farther east.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

As warehouses embrace technology to optimize the supply chain and reduce fulfillment costs , many companies are considering making the move to an automated warehouse. That said, there are many factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse.

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29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

Warehouse robots are just one form of warehouse automation , but they’re making a big impact. In reality, warehouse robots are augmenting the work of humans, streamlining tedious, repetitive tasks and reducing errors, while also easing the physical demands on warehouse workers.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Supply chain management is a multi-faceted process with many stakeholders and even more moving parts. New technology aims to make the supply chain more efficient, yet investing in the wrong technology further complicates productivity while hindering profitability.

Will Warehouses Eventually Go Dark?

Enterra Insights

Thanks to the popularity of e-commerce, warehouses are some of the hottest properties in real estate. Phillips ( @EricaEPhillips ) reports some retailers were so desperate to find warehouse space this past holiday season they created pop-up warehouses in vacant suburban lots and parking garages.[1] ”[2] He adds, “Freestanding big-box stores closer to population centers than they are to warehouse districts are the primary candidates for such conversions.

Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 1? A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. Surprisingly, IT research firm Gartner ranks Apple Supply Chain as the best supply chain in the world for 4 years in a row. But, is Apples Supply Chain really the number 1? 1) Apples Supply Chain Model.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? Dick’s Sporting Goods @DICKS In today’s supply chain, speed is king.

What is Inventory Management?

EMERGE App

What is Inventory Management? Inventory management, in a nutshell, describes your efforts to manage, assess and report on the flow of your stock of goods. You might be using pencil-and-paper, spreadsheets or sophisticated inventory management software to do this.

The Trade War Latest: What Supply Chain Professionals Should Consider

CH Robinson Transportfolio

So, in an atmosphere of uncertainty, what are the key elements supply chain professionals should consider to stay ahead? importers pulled forward inventory in anticipation of potential tariff increases threatened for January 1, 2019.

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3 Supply Chain Services That Are Worth Outsourcing

AFFLINK

It's true that the decision to outsource certain aspects of your supply chain services is a big one. However, a recent study by Supply Chain 24/7 found, in fact, that most companies stand to gain from outsourcing. Warehouses.

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8 Inventory Costing Methods That You Might Not Know About

EMERGE App

Inventory costing or valuation is an accounting concept that has a direct impact on your gross profit and thus taxable income. Methods of valuing inventory are simply different cost-flow assumptions about how to allocate your cost of goods available for sale. Retail Inventory Method.

From “Rules of Thumb” to Non-Linear Algorithmic Optimization

Logility

Back in the mid 1990’s when I first entered the Supply Chain field as a freshly minted MBA from the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University, I was full of “state of the art” knowledge from visionary teachers like Don Bowersox, David Closs, Steven Melnyk and others.

Raise a Toast to Digital Business!

Supply Chain Shaman

Today, 270 posts and five years later, I am thankful for the opportunity to sit at my kitchen table and communicate to almost 20,000 supply chain professionals globally (directly through this blog and through connections on Linkedin). However, this is not the case in our supply chains.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Are you attending the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference later this month (September 25-28 in Orlando, FL)? Many products are within the category of optimizers for supply chain needs.

Food Recalls and WMS: Benefits of Recall Functionality in a Warehouse Execution System

Veridian Solutions

The CDC was unable to determine the exact harvest dates and locations, but preliminary assessment suggested growing and harvesting patterns in California were linked to the outbreak. The Extensive Damage of Food Recalls on the Supply Chain. Uncategorized warehouse management

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Spreadsheets – A Look Back

Kinaxis

In fact, the concept of a spreadsheet on a computer goes back to 1961, when Professor Richard Mattessich, from the University of California at Berkeley, pioneered the development of computerized spreadsheets for use solely in business accounting.

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7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Amazon has dozens of warehouses all over the country, and more around the world, so your products may be in your customers’ hands quickly. Amazon FBA Inventory Woes. Mishandled inventory is one of the problems most commonly reported by Amazon FBA sellers. Subscribe Here!

I Will Be Wrong Again: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2017

Talking Logistics

This is not only true for financial investments, but also for supply chain and logistics predictions. Here’s one of my predictions for 2016 that hit the mark: Blockchain Technology Will Make Its Debut in Supply Chain Management. The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain.

Food Recalls and WMS: Benefits of Recall Functionality in a Warehouse Execution System

Veridian Solutions

The CDC was unable to determine the exact harvest dates and locations, but preliminary assessment suggested growing and harvesting patterns in California were linked to the outbreak. The alert from the CDC reasserts the importance warehouses and distributors must place on supply chain visibility and traceability. A Guide to the Warehouse Metrics Supply Chain Execs Should Track. The threat of food-borne illness marred the 2018 Thanksgiving holiday.

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ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn. By installing a warehouse in this region, the Company expects to improve its environmental footprint by reducing the number of miles traveled within its distribution network while also reducing costs and improving its customer service levels. The warehouse is part of ScottsMiracle-Gro’s high-service distribution model that the Company began implementing across the U.S. A new 100,000-sq.

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

ShipBob

As the ecommerce industry grows, the logistics of getting orders to customers has become more complicated — especially with the novel coronavirus impacting entire supply chains. Fulfillment is one of the most critical pieces of ecommerce logistics, which includes: Inventory management.

Dedication to Career, Life and Family

Supply Chain Nation

I was in the Alabama National Guard and the California National Guard. I managed all transportation and supply distribution for an 850-personnel combat engineer support battalion. I also established best of class practices to organize our warehouses and systems.

Dedication to Career, Life and Family

Supply Chain Nation

I was in the Alabama National Guard and the California National Guard. I managed all transportation and supply distribution for an 850-personnel combat engineer support battalion. I also established best of class practices to organize our warehouses and systems.

The 7 Trends Shaping The Future of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

With the advent of eCommerce , the logistics industry has experienced a great impact with a supply chain that has multiple channels and is quickly changing in order to meet the needs of the consumer. Fulfilment practices must be adjusted by the various businesses if they are to cope with the current changes while at the same time managing a B2B supply chain that is economical. In today’s society, technology has been changing at an unprecedented pace.

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26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics technologies such as robotic warehouse systems make automation a reality, while drones improve last-mile delivery capabilities and better tracking with tools like RFID tags improve visibility throughout the supply chain. Warehouse Efficiency

This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends.

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. Tactical is an end-to-end provider of supply chain logistics. We go from our client’s overseas manufacturing location via air, sea, and land to their warehouse, our warehouse, or to Amazon’s warehouse. [01:36] When you buy something with Prime on Amazon, 99% of the time that’s a product that has been shipped right from an Amazon warehouse instead of from the seller.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2019)

Talking Logistics

And with that, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Walmart Toughens Delivery Demands for Suppliers (WSJ – sub.

Strong demand and tight supply define industrial property sector in markets around the world

EFT

The demand for space continues to be driven by e-commerce and last-mile logistics as retailers seek further supply-chain efficiencies. Despite this situation, nearly all industrial markets remain significantly supply-constrained. The strong demand and tight supply continue to put upward pressure on rental rates. "E-commerce Canada's industrial market is expected to remain active throughout 2019 with restricted supply posing challenges for occupiers and investors.

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment

FLEXE

Los Angeles, California. Indianapolis, Indiana: Indianapolis is a staple in supply chain operations because of its central location and proximity to Chicago. Short-term” warehousing traditionally meant signing a one-year lease and committing to a service contract.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

the supply chain. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' annual State of Logistics report attempts to offer just such a map -- accompanied by some timely warnings. These measures further reduce warehouse capacity, driving rates even higher," the report says.

Answering the Call in Times of Disaster

Material Handling & Logistics

Behind the scenes during the tumultuous disaster season of 2017, building materials manufacturers leaned heavily on dynamic digital tools to supply recovery efforts. It solidifies and deepens trusted relationships with supply-chain partners such as the aforementioned big-box retailer.

Spring Starts Slowly

EFT

Business Inventories. . While we are on the Commerce Department reports, let’s take a look at inventories, a key part of the GDP. The high levels of inventories held at the retail and wholesale levels are restraining the freight markets. . Looking for a warehouse?

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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Food & Beverage Co-Packer

Logichain Solutions

With more than 100 co-packers specializing in food and beverage products in California alone, how do you find the right partner? Some co-packers support their clients in R&D, buying of packaging material and ingredients, inventory management, warehousing, and fulfillment.

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Food & Beverage Co-Packer

Logichain Solutions

With more than 100 co-packers specializing in food and beverage products in California alone, how do you find the right partner? Some co-packers support their clients in R&D, buying of packaging material and ingredients, inventory management, warehousing, and fulfillment.