5 Ways to Make Your Manufacturing Plant More Sustainable in the Age of COVID-19

DELMIA Quintiq

This classification extends to the manufacturing facilities and personnel keeping us fed and supplied. Doing more with less is more critical in manufacturing than ever. They might even find themselves conscripted into manufacturing essential products under the Defense Production Act.

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). you can’t aspire to have end-to-end supply chain visibility, which is what every manufacturer and retailer wants in order to become more agile and responsive, without also accepting end-to-end responsibility.

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Importing from Asia: Selecting the Right Shipping Port

West Coast and California Logistics

Your company has made a cost-driven decision to manufacturer in Asia and import from Asia back into the U.S. Your job, in logistics, is to mitigate the negative impacts of your import supply chain by designing an efficient U.S.

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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. The law requires “retail sellers and manufacturers doing business in the state [with over $1 million $100 million in annual worldwide gross receipts] to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chains for tangible goods offered for sale, as specified.”

Logistics Management

LeanCor

The Key to Customer Satisfaction in Lean Logistics Management. “We are landing 30 minutes ahead of our scheduled arrival time in sunny California.” However, this really got me thinking about on-time performance and standards in logistics management– I wouldn’t be a true lean logistics professional if it didn’t. Lean and six sigma teach us these terms as the basis for achieving high quality service to our customers in logistics management.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws? Although marijuana has been legalized in several states and CBD on a federal level, there are still many obstacles in the logistics of CBD and marijuana. This is still considered drug trafficking, and even applies between two states where marijuana is legal, for example between Oregon and California.

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. Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Penske Logistics Reaches Agreement to Acquire Transfreight North America. Desperate times call for desperate measures.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, dominated by delivery and robots: Same-day delivery company Deliv raises $40 million in latest funding round (Reuters). I’m in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico this morning.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. In the digital transformation age, logistics is once again undergoing a major shift. These technologies also contribute to a rise in big data and analytics in the logistics field. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws? Although marijuana has been legalized in several states and CBD on a federal level, there are still many obstacles in the logistics of CBD and marijuana. This is still considered drug trafficking, and even applies between two states where marijuana is legal, for example between Oregon and California.

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. But the ecommerce logistics infrastructure needed to meet consumers’ demands is not easy to achieve by yourself. What is ecommerce logistics? Ecommerce logistics starts with moving inventory from the manufacturer and lasts until it ends up at the end customer’s destination.

This Week in Logistics News (August 31 – September 4, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news, which I’ll keep brief because I’m sure many of you are heading out early for the holiday weekend. Unions set sights on e-commerce and manufacturing firms after NLRB ruling (Reuters). Customs moves back compliance deadline (Logistics Management). The post This Week in Logistics News (August 31 – September 4, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (May 25-29, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Now, for this week’s supply chain and logistics news… HighJump Acquires Nexternal. Last November, JDA Software and IBM announced a “new integrated offering [that] will provide retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers with intelligent sourcing, fulfillment and order management capabilities.” And this week, HighJump acquired Nexternal , a cloud-based eCommerce platform provider based in California.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 21-25, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Other than the Pope, it was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Social Collaboration Is At Hand with Infor Ming.le™ and Business Intelligence For Apple Watch. He said owner-operators haven’t seen the benefits of rising freight rates, and restrictions such as a ban in California on trucks made before 2010 have reduced work for small companies, which update their fleets less often. The Pope addressed the U.S.

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. The thing that makes supply chain and logistics so exciting and frustrating and challenging is that just when you think you’ve figured something out or have it under control, the world changes on you. P&G and Wayfair: More Shippers Taking Direct Control of Logistics Operations.

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. California Shippers Face Trucking Surcharge (WSJ – sub. 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management). What could the industry achieve if manufacturers and retailers actually “walked the talk” on collaboration?

National Food Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Improved Logistics Execution and Customer Experience

BluJay Solutions

National Food Group is excited to upgrade our transportation and logistics execution with BluJay’s platform,” says Heather Adam, VP of Operations at NFG. The TMS will provide the ability to scale logistics execution for future business growth. We look forward to working together to create long-term value for NFG as they leverage the full capabilities of BluJay’s application, network, and data to optimize their logistics.”.

Managing the Temperature-Controlled Supply Chain with Technology

PINC

Today, new governmental regulations, increased scrutiny of food safety, and new business opportunities are all putting more pressure on shippers and logistics providers that operate in this sector. . digital yard digital yard management food logistics Uncategorized

This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

UPS to Rollout Fleet of Electric Vehicles in California. ILA, USMX reach tentative labor contract agreement ( Logistics Management ). Net revenues from “other logistics services,” which include transportation management services, customs, warehousing, and small parcel, increased about 15 percent in Q4 2012 (excluding contribution from acquisition), driven primarily by transaction increases in its transportation management and customs services.

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The Logistics of Fidget Spinners: Amazon vs Alibaba

Freightos

The Logistics of Fidget Spinners. Alibaba just announced $15 billion dollars to be invested in its global logistics network. Digital channels may spell trouble for traditional retailers but it also represents evolution, giving Asian and Indian manufacturers a global reach. Riding this wave were droves of Chinese or Indian manufacturers that can now tap into digital platforms to source, import and sell directly to SMBs or consumers online.

The (Internet of Things) IOT Supply Chain Benefits Now Coming Clearer

Cerasis

Most manufacturing processes heavily rely on the use of machinery. However, over the course of several months, this slight change in pressure could cause permanent damage to the machine, or it may cause additional problems for other aspects of the manufacturing process. For example, a machine may need to have a specific part replaced every three months, but periods of increased demand could mean the manufacturing entity is placed at maximum capacity.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Steve Jobs on FoxConn

Supply Chains Rock

Earlier this week the All Things Digital 8 Conference was held in California and to no surprise Steve Jobs, CEO, Apple was on the agenda. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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What the Age of the Consumer Means to Industrial Manufacturing: A Conversation with Simon Ellis, Part II

Supply Chain Nation

But how does it impact industrial manufacturing? To get some Expert Insights on this topic, Supply Chain Nation spoke with Simon Ellis, practice director, supply chain strategies, for IDC Manufacturing Insights. In Part I of this series , Ellis discussed how consumer demand and what IDC calls the third computing platform are impacting industrial manufacturers. We will continue here with what manufacturers should do about this.

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Logistics Outsourcing: Is It Still a One-Way Street?

Talking Logistics

According to a report in the The Press-Enterprise , Walmart is bringing operations at two California warehouses, which it had outsourced to Schneider Logistics for the past 13 years, back in-house. Logistics outsourcing, especially of warehousing operations, was traditionally considered a one-way street — that is, once you outsourced, you rarely (if ever) brought the operations back in house. The post Logistics Outsourcing: Is It Still a One-Way Street?

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. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. In addition to cutting the need for outsourced manufacturing, this move could give the company a leg up on the competition by making it possible to get products in the hands of consumers faster. Additionally, the company’s manufacturing expertise will enable the reduction of production costs.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

Given the swiftly changing logistics environment, those who navigate the new world we live in need a roadmap to guide their actions. The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' annual State of Logistics report attempts to offer just such a map -- accompanied by some timely warnings.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

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! ProMat is where manufacturing and supply chain professionals come to find their supply chain WOW. Anaheim, California.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

In addition, several agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require unique device identifiers (UDI) usually in the form of barcodes to contain information such as manufactured date and lot number to provide traceability. California. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDI

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

There are seven counties in Northern California where people have been asked to stay home: The railroads and dray carriers are exempt from this at this time. There is also significant congestion at the equipment depots in Southern California resulting in delays in the ability to turn equipment in. Delays in Northern California and Seattle are limited at this time. 53’ update: There is a drop in intermodal volume out of Southern California due to a lack of imports.

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics? It’s really interesting how [activity around driverless vehicles] has developed fairly rapidly over the last couple of years,” said Jeff Potts, Senior Vice President Business Development at LeanLogistics , in a recent Talking Logistics episode. Vehicle performance guidance uses a 15-point Safety Assessment to set clear expectations for manufacturers developing and deploying automated vehicle technologies.

Who said supply chains are boring?: IBM Logistics in Black and White

Supply Chains Rock

IBM Logistics in Black and White. From what I can tell our shipping partner was Numan Logistics. Hyundai Forklift of Southern California. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Manufacturing Central. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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The Suppliers’ View of Logistics Outsourcing

Logistics Bureau

There is sometimes a temptation to think of logistics outsourcing suppliers as black boxes – just entities to which cartons, goods, pallets and containers can be handed off for delivery at the other end of the logistics chain. Yet there may be good reasons for them to take a closer interest in the internal workings of their logistics supplier. A logistics quality balancing act.

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Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?

PINC

of Livermore, California, ceased operations on July 30. last month (a reading below 50 typically indicates that growth in the manufacturing sector is weakening) as the S. logistics supply chain transportationHere are the top trucking trends that all shippers should be aware of, according to The American Transportation Research Institute.

For Retailers, Secondhand Clothes Are a Threat – and An Opportunity

Supply Chain Nation

This week: Secondhand clothing stores create a challenge for off-price retailers; Albertsons plans to roll out Plated meal kits at many stores; retailers are getting more aggressive in tracking customer returns; manufacturing jobs see strong growth; and SoftBank and Alibaba bet big on e-commerce. The grocery store chain already offers Plated meals in 20 Safeway stores in Northern California and 20 Jewel-Osco stores in the Chicago area.

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For Retailers, Secondhand Clothes Are a Threat – and An Opportunity

Supply Chain Nation

This week: Secondhand clothing stores create a challenge for off-price retailers; Albertsons plans to roll out Plated meal kits at many stores; retailers are getting more aggressive in tracking customer returns; manufacturing jobs see strong growth; and SoftBank and Alibaba bet big on e-commerce. The grocery store chain already offers Plated meals in 20 Safeway stores in Northern California and 20 Jewel-Osco stores in the Chicago area.

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