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New regulations target truck emissions at Southern California warehouses

The Supply Chain Journal

A process four years in the making to regulate the emissions of truck traffic in and out of Southern California warehouses reached its end earlier this month with the adoption of a new rule that the warehouse industry says will ratchet up costs in the sector.

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.

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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.”

9 logistics companies named to Inc.’s Best Workplaces

The Supply Chain Journal

Nine logistics companies were recognized on Inc. The nine logistics companies include: ACI Transport (Ferndale, Michigan) — A transportation and logistics company built around adaptability, communication and integrity. magazine’s sixth annual list of Best Workplaces.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The recent announcement by Google-owned Motorola Mobility that all new Moto X smartphones sold in the US will be manufactured in Texas, highlights the continued importance of the global supply chain and role of freight forwarders and logistics services providers (LSPs) in successful local sourcing strategies. Subscribe to our blog to receive the full blog series via email and stay informed about the latest global logistics news and insight. .

ThroughPut Inc Named A Top 10 Supply Chain Management Solution Provider 2021 by Manufacturing Tech Insights

ThroughPut

Breakthrough data-driven AI-Powered Supply Chain Solution enables manufacturers to meet demand-driven capacity management and distribution. Additional Information: · Manufacturing Technology Insights Recognition Coverage – ThroughPut: Reliable Supply Chain Operations in the New Normal.

Logistics property update: April 2021

EFT

Kohl’s other fulfilment centres are in San Bernardino, California; Edgewood. It is operated by XPO Logistics, handling goods from 11 sites run by Nestle. Instakart also plans to build a logistics campus in the Manesar area, close to Gurugram. Kohl opens 1.2m

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.

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 (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). Waymo gets the green light to test fully driverless cars in California (The Verge). Will retailers or established logistics service providers ultimately acquire some of these startups (see Target’s acquisition of Shipt)?

Sea change: Testing maritime uses for alternative energy

The Supply Chain Journal

Nearly the entire upper surface of the ship is covered with 202 square meters of solar cells that generate electricity to charge batteries or manufacture hydrogen through the electrolysis of seawater. Onshore applications in trucking and logistics.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

Why The Time Is Now for Sustainable Procurement

Jaggaer

With that, global businesses are committing to key sustainability objectives such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions , eliminating slave labor , avoiding plastics , conserving water used in production , tapping into renewable energy sources and more. There are also reporting requirements for conflict minerals in the US and in the EU, California Transparency Act, the UK Modern Slavery Act, as well as similar laws being enacted or considered in Australia, Switzerland and elsewhere.

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.

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. Delays in Northern California and Seattle are limited at this time. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

$70K for part-time driver? Covenant CEO says that could be fine for some

The Supply Chain Journal

David Parker is the CEO of Covenant Logistics (NASDAQ: CVLG) , and he was blunt with analysts who follow the company on its earnings call Tuesday. Source: BLS To learn more about FreightWaves SONAR, please go here. The OEMs, the manufacturers are limited capacity,” Bunn said.

How Pure Storage Withstood the Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

For example, a vaccine manufacturer increased their order size by a factor of four in one weekend; a video call company wanted to receive ten times as much product as they initially forecast with just a month’s lead-time. Shipping of finished products is done from the manufacturing sites.

Peet’s Coffee and the Roasted Bean Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Founded in Berkeley, California in 1966, Peet’s Coffee touts itself as the original craft coffee. The company has a sourcing team that vets the beans. All their coffee is produced in small batches and roasted at their own LEED Gold certified roasting plant in Almeda California.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. As manufactures and retailers increasingly depend on extended rosters of sourcing companies, the resulting networked supply chain requires improved visibility. Importers are using multiple sourcing vendors to improve their ability to respond to market demand and opportunities.

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10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

Therefore, the challenge to establish ranking method is to find more economical data source and unbiased metric. Hugos Integral Logistics Management: Operations and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies , by Paul Schönsleben Logistics and Supply Chain Management , by Martin Christopher Logistics Management and Strategy: Competing through the Supply Chain , by Alan Harrison and Remko Van Hoek Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management , by F.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

GlobalTranz

While US manufacturing has been hit hard by nearly two decades of policy failures that have damaged its international competitiveness, it remains a vital part of the U.S. The US manufacturing sector employed 12 million workers in 2013, or about 8.8 Manufacturing employs a higher share of workers without a college degree than the economy overall. On average, non-college-educated workers in manufacturing made 10.9 percent), California’s 17th (63,400 jobs, 19.9

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. Like I said last year, making supply chain and logistics predictions is like throwing darts at a moving target: sometimes you get lucky and hit the mark; other times you miss the bullseye by a mile. companies that move manufacturing operations overseas? The Convergence of Commerce and Logistics Continues. Do Facebook and Twitter Need a Logistics Strategy?

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Can Mexico capitalize on US automakers’ pivot to electric vehicles?

The Supply Chain Journal

Mexico trade, could dramatically change as many automakers make a substantial shift to manufacturing electric vehicles. Redwood Mexico is part of Redwood Logistics , headquartered in Chicago. Nuvocargo is a digital logistics platform for cross-border trade between the U.S.

US rail traffic climbed 28% in May despite supply chain constraints

The Supply Chain Journal

Source: SONAR) To learn more about FreightWaves SONAR, click here. Meanwhile, the Logistics Managers Index noted continued tightness in transportation capacity in May. Source: SONAR) To learn more about FreightWaves SONAR, click here.

CIOReview Names ThroughPut Inc One of the Most Promising Supply Chain Solution Providers of 2021

ThroughPut

To assist logistics businesses to find accomplished supply chain solution providers, a distinguished panel of CEOs, CIOs, IT-VPs including CIOReview editorial board, researched and shortlisted the best solution providers.

7 Best Supply Chain Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

Therefore, the challenge to establish the ranking method is to find a more economical data source and the unbiased metrics. Author Affiliations: authors of the books on our list are university professors from Michigan State University, Stanford University, Northwestern University the University of California at Berkley and Cranfield University (UK).

Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors

Talking Logistics

The El Niño weather pattern, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts will be among the strongest on record , is already causing flooding and mudslides in California. Robinson , and I addressed in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. The post Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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American Software Reports Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2021 Results

Logility

Dixon Valve & Coupling Company, LLC, Dyehard Fan Supply, LLC, Husqvarna AB, John Paul Richard, Rhone Apparel, Spanx, Stony Apparel Corp, The Echo Design Group, Topson Downs of California, Inc.,

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Why Sustainable Supply Chains?

SupplyShift

In light of an increasingly strained global ecosystem, corporations, governments, and environmental scientists have revamped the drive for sustainability, honing in on the benefits of eco-friendly manufacturing, product design, and logistics.

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

Consumers, activists, and investors increasingly want to know the products they buy are sourced sustainably and ethically. ” The staff at Supply Chain Link notes, “The terms ‘visibility’ and ‘transparency’ are often used interchangeably in the logistics world. Logistics providers market benefits of visibility and transparency, but it has many customers wondering what exactly the difference is between the two terms. sources of raw materials.

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Footwear Summit Highlights Supply Chain Solutions

RFgen

That’s the aim of the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America annual Sourcing Intelligence Summit. As Footwear News explained, California’s bisphenol A restrictions are cause for concern for many brands, as this causes the need for adjustments in the manufacturing process.

Why Shippers Should Avoid CPU Arrangements with Distributors like UNFI

Zipline Logistics

But what is not always obvious is how surrendering control of your operation in exchange for CPU arrangements can cause greater logistics headaches and downstream effects for your organization than prepaid shipping. These requirements can make it challenging to source capacity.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints the former Vice-Chairman of Bank of America and Distinguished Business Finance Expert, Luke Helms, to its Advisory Board

ThroughPut

PALO ALTO, California, Sept. ThroughPut’s team is backed by some of the best domain experts from Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Artificial Intelligence and Finance, who have put that knowledge to work in over a dozen successful startups. SOURCE ThroughPut Inc.

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

Supply Chain Opz

Apple Inc purchases raw materials from various sources then get them shipped to an assembling plant in China. For other distribution channels such as retail stores, direct sales and other distributors, Apple Inc will keep products at Elk Grove, California (where central warehouse and call center are located) and supply products from there. Some re-sellers may also distribute products from the competing manufacturers. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About.