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 company is also stopping production in Ecuador, Venezuela, Belarus and Pakistan by April 2014 (these countries scored low in a World Bank report that assessed countries on accountability, corruption, violence, and other metrics). appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Southern Pacific Railroad

The Supply Chain Journal

A pair of Southern Pacific’s famous GS-4 “Golden States,” one wearing her iconic “Daylight” livery and the other in drab black, which also lost her modest streamlining), are paused at Humphreys, California on October 17, 1954.

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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.

Transmission: Electric delivery trucks from Volvo, Lion get ready to roll in California and Canada

The Supply Chain Journal

Whether you’re in Southern California or a major Canadian city, all-electric trucks will be coming your way by the end of 2022, with some going into service by this fall. Tier 1 automotive supplier avoids line-down debacle via AIT Worldwide Logistics’ speedy transborder solution (SPONSORED).

What Is On-Demand Logistics & How It Impacts Scalability

ShipBob

What makes it all possible is on-demand logistics — getting products delivered to customers when they need them. Since more shoppers now expect same-day shipping and delivery, online retailers are willing to invest in the logistics operations needed to fulfill these expectations.

Freight fraud: Burgeoning double-brokering scheme like ‘whack-a-mole’

The Supply Chain Journal

P art 1 of a two-part investigation into an alleged double-brokering scheme from Southern California. She declined to comment on whether the Southern California brokerages Howard cited were kicked off the DAT board. of La Crescenta, California.

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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.

Sea change: Testing maritime uses for alternative energy

The Supply Chain Journal

Recently it announced plans to support production of 12,000 metric tons of biomethane. A nearly two-hour briefing on the Energy Observer given to the California Fuel Cell Partnership can be viewed here.). Onshore applications in trucking and logistics.

Driver Shortage, Driverless Vehicles, and Other Supply Chain Curiosities

Logistics Viewpoints

To demonstrate, one California autonomous vehicle company, TuSimple, tested the efficacy of long-haul driverless vehicles in a recent trek from Nogales, Arizona to Oklahoma City, shaving 10 hours (42%) off of what would otherwise be a 24-hour trip.

The New Reality of Amazon FBA with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

Ephraim Ausch is the Chief Logistics Officer at Tactical Logistics, an end-to-end provider of supply chain logistics services. About Tactical Logistic Solutions. Tactical has warehouses in both Chino, California, and Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Is double brokering legal?

The Supply Chain Journal

For more than two years, Joe Howard, who works for a Midwestern logistics company, has been tracking an alleged sophisticated network of load-board scammers posing as legitimate companies. AskWaves Logistics Trucking Double-brokeringIt’s complicated.

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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.

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.

How Pure Storage Withstood the Pandemic

Logistics Viewpoints

Pure Storage, a public company headquartered in Mountain View California in the US, manufactures flash-based storage for data centers. This gives Pure real-time visibility to core performance metrics. Mike Fitzgerald, Vice President of Operations at Pure Storage.

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).

7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Fulfillment by Amazon or Amazon FBA lets sellers in the Amazon marketplace take advantage of Amazon’s giant logistics operation to ship their orders. Amazon FBA sometimes falls short in this crucial metric. Amazon runs an enormous fulfillment and logistics business. Amazon has some Rise ‘N Shine coffeemakers with the same SKU in a warehouse in Northern California. But what if the item in the California warehouse is actually a knockoff being sold under the same SKU?

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

Supply Chain Opz

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. Company depends on logistical services provided by outsourcing partners. So this section will explain some characteristics of Apple Supply Chain through various metrics and compare them with Amazon Supply Chain. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies.

How do companies attain B Corp certification?

The Supply Chain Journal

Among seemingly endless ways for companies to label themselves as “green,” the B Corp distinction is a data-backed certification that requires companies to pass a rigorous assessment and legally commit to including environmental and social metrics to measure success.

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

” 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. performance-based metrics. In the information age, it’s difficult to hide things you would prefer to remain undiscovered.

UPS Executive Shares Insights on Total Cost of Ownership in the Electronics Supply Chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

A native New Yorker, Ken turned down a career in finance and banking for an action-packed and exciting career in the world of global logistics. What are the metrics used to measure performance is part of the contract terms, especially around on-time service commitments. Particularly on new product introductions, we needed to be very careful on being able to deploy a product roll-out simultaneously across the entire country, in California, New York Chicago, etc.

Crowley developing first fully electric tugboat in US

The Supply Chain Journal

3,100 metric tons of carbon dioxide. The California Air Resources Board. to University of North Florida for transportation, logistics. The first fully electric U.S.

Dedication to Career, Life and Family

BlueYonder

I was in the Alabama National Guard and the California National Guard. RT: While I was in the military, I was a transportation and logistics officer. Being an officer in the transportation and logistics field, I was given the opportunity to perform different jobs, missions and convoys. The duties consisted of all transportation and logistical aspects of the entire base and all the units that were stationed there.

Dedication to Career, Life and Family

BlueYonder

I was in the Alabama National Guard and the California National Guard. RT: While I was in the military, I was a transportation and logistics officer. Being an officer in the transportation and logistics field, I was given the opportunity to perform different jobs, missions and convoys. The duties consisted of all transportation and logistical aspects of the entire base and all the units that were stationed there.

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

6 River Systems

Emily Murphy @scbrief Emily earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Cruz, for her major in Film and Digital Media and has experience in writing, publication and teaching. After 12 years as an Air Force logistics officer, Michael got his PhD in a top 5 logistics program, and now teaches supply chain management and marketing. Logistics and delivery can be handled in a very optimized way with the help of automated solutions using data and information.

Raise a Toast to Digital Business!

Supply Chain Shaman

Selling directly to the consumer is a powerful engine of growth, but requires the redesign of logistics systems to embrace the ‘each’ Many companies that I work with are quickly moving into 2-6% direct sales, but learning the hard way that it requires rethinking warehouse management and order management. One of my clients uses the analogy of “hotel California.” In addition, my new book Metrics that Matter is designed to help build cross-functional teams.

The need to know

EFT

Digital analytics firm Quantum Metric raises $200 million. Quantum Metric, a startup that provides customer analytics and improvement tools for online businesses, said on Thursday it raised $200 million in its latest financing round, which values the firm at over $1 billion.

Truck Talk: Autonomous insurance edition

The Supply Chain Journal

FREIGHTWAVES: How would the number of accident-free miles and other robotic driver metrics figure into premiums, or would they? Xos Trucks could barely fit its prototype ET-One electric truck into its 100-square-foot warehouse in North Hollywood, California, five years ago.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

FLEXE , Flexport and Convoy –three technology companies adding flexibility to the supply chain–,recently hosted the first Peak Logistics breakfast in Seattle, Washington. The founders of each company came together to discuss the overlap of technology and logistics and how it can be used to solve every day problems. And, again, with the power of the marketplace in scale, you start to get comparative metrics. DC Velocity, which is a supply chain logistics magazine.

This Week in Logistics News (June 19-23, 2017)

Talking Logistics

With little time to spare this morning, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Deal for Whole Foods Seen as Ideal for Urban Pickup and Delivery Hubs (WSJ – sub. CSCMP 28th Annual State of Logistics Report: Accelerating into Uncertainty. Consumer Convenience” will become a new supply chain metric (more on that idea in a future post). It’s the last day of school, so lot’s of excitement here at home.