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10 Tips: Sourcing Refrigerated LTL for Food and Confectionery Distribution

West Coast and California Logistics

If your company produces food and/or confectionery products, chances are you’re already familiar with refrigerated LTL services such as those provided by third-party logistics (3PL) companies.

Outbound Logistics

LeanCor

Outbound Logistics: Think Outside of the Trailer. To facilitate a lean fulfillment stream for our outbound logistics customers, we strive to achieve the perfect order. This is what keeps lean logistics practitioners busy – day in and day out!

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Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

Yet the company is at pains to make it clear this is part of a global operations strategy, with devices continuing to be assembled in China and Brazil and components presumably continuing to be sourced from emerging markets based on cost and quality.

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. Are you looking for ways to optimize your transportation system?

This Week in Logistics News (June 30 – July 4, 2014)

Talking Logistics

For the past year, I’ve been arguing that logistics — and same-day fulfillment, in particular — is becoming a strategic weapon for companies. Tune in to Talking Logistics this Thursday, July 10 at 12:00 ET where Jason Craig, Manager of Government Affairs at C.H.

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The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. California.

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. ” 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. And this week, HighJump acquired Nexternal , a cloud-based eCommerce platform provider based in California. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, “U.S.-NAFTA

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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. Two Retail Paths Diverged In The Forest… Alibaba and Amazon are at the heart of the new digital sourcing and retail, both with very different methods.

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. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Transplace is closely monitoring the outbreak and the impact the reaction is having on the transportation market. 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.

Will robots take the place of low-level logistics jobs?

Abivin

This article will look into two major components of logistics: warehouse and last-mile delivery. Amazon, one of the biggest dogs in warehousing, has built 20 new fulfillment centers outfitted with robotics in the last three years, four in California.

Global shipping trends: What to expect in 2020

CH Robinson Transportfolio

trade war and the trade conflict between Japan and Korea, these and other disruptions caused serious challenges to the transportation industry. Broadening of sourcing locations. Significant investment in technology and transportation platforms continue to accelerate across the industry.

Low unemployment is great for everyone, right? (Not so much in logistics…)

NC State SCRC

percent), California (4.7 Well actually…no… just ask anyone who works in the logistics sector, especially if they rely on contingent workers. The Greene Group is a staffing agency focused on the logistics sector, specifically identifying trained professionals for the warehouse, transportation, and truck driver segments. Unemployment levels are at an all time low. Economists are trumpeting about the economy, and how great this is for everyone.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Manufacturers of medical and cleaning supplies, as well as the specialists overseeing trucking, delivery and logistics companies, might have to make do with limited supplies and labor. Switch to Domestic Sourcing or Manufacturing.

Truckers: Brother, Can You Spare a Parking Spot?

Talking Logistics

Here are a couple of charts I created based on data from the WSJ article that further illustrates the problem: Source: Federal Highway Association study. Source: 2013 Web survey of truckers conducted by Hope Rivenburg. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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. I’ve been wrong with many of my predictions in the past (still waiting for a major third-party logistics provider to buy a major software company or vice versa), and I will be wrong again.

Ryder Publishes Corporate Sustainability Report

Supply Chain Network

a leader in transportation and supply chain management solutions, today announced that it has published a Corporate Sustainability Report highlighting Ryder’s progress towards improving the communities and environments where the Company does business. “As a leading provider of transportation and logistics solutions, our stakeholders expect us to be stewards of real-world efficiency and sustainability,” stated Ryder Chairman and CEO Greg Swienton.

The Real Cost of Olympic Logistics

Elementum

But when you consider the logistics involved in hosting, the numbers don't always come out positive. Recently, though, some have begun to question whether or not those economic benefits are worth the near-impossible, and increasingly expensive, logistics of hosting these events.

Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

70% of production comes from Florida, followed by California. Most of Florida’s orange supply is used for making Orange juice whereas California’s production is used for the fresh fruit market. Source: [link] ). Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. California. California. #41.

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. Some components are currently obtained from the single or limited sources. Company depends on logistical services provided by outsourcing partners. NAVIGATE. Basics.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints Industrial IoT and Silicon Valley Tech Venture Veteran Seth Page to Chief Operations Officer

ThroughPut

“The holy grail of connected industry is the ability to track products and shipments at every stage of the supply chain, including manufacturing and logistics. Page earned an Executive MBA in Global Business from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, as well as a BA in Economics and a BA in German Linguistics & Literature, both from the University of California in Irvine. SOURCE ThroughPut Inc. NEWS PROVIDED BY ThroughPut Inc. Oct 23, 2018, 08:30 ET.

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. The problem comes in transport.

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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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50 Online Resources for Aspiring Supply Chain Scholars

Supply Chain Opz

See the real supply chain via Commodity Flow Survey Commodity Flow Survey is a survey conducted every 5 years (in the year ending in 2 and 7) by Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce and Department of Transportation. Resource: Logistics Performance Index 8.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints Industrial IoT and Silicon Valley Tech Venture Veteran Seth Page to Chief Operations Officer

ThroughPut

MENLO PARK, California, Oct. “The holy grail of connected industry is the ability to track products and shipments at every stage of the supply chain, including manufacturing and logistics. Page earned an Executive MBA in Global Business from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, as well as a BA in Economics and a BA in German Linguistics & Literature, both from the University of California in Irvine. Source: ThroughPut Inc.

Q3 2020 Freight Rates and Logistics Market Update

Zipline Logistics

Produce season is affecting the freight market much more than last year’s season, stretching capacity in California, and the Southeast where output is peaking. In areas in the South and California, markets have continued their resurgence.

Outbound Volume Booming After Countrywide Reopening

Zipline Logistics

The source for this increased volume comes from the economic reopening following shutdowns, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as agricultural output, which is peaking in several regions. Midwest Logistics—Outbound Tender Volume from Illinois.

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3 Ways State Marijuana Legalization Impacts the Trucking Industry

GTG Technology Group

Recreational marijuana is legal in Alaska, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia. For example, a truck driver who legally consumes marijuana in California may risk losing his job due to marijuana’s federal classification as a narcotic.

Supply Chain Movement 16 – Consultancy

Supply Chain Movement

Following on from its highly popular subway maps showing supply chain software vendors and logistics service providers, the European quarterly magazine Supply Chain Movement has now published the second edition about the supply chain consultancy sector.

Tracking Shipments with IoT

Logichain Solutions

In 1990, John Romkey showed a toaster at the INTEROP internet conference in San Jose, California, that could be turned on and off over the internet. IoT in Logistics. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

Tracking Shipments with IoT

Logichain Solutions

In 1990, John Romkey showed a toaster at the INTEROP internet conference in San Jose, California, that could be turned on and off over the internet. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

Tracking Shipments with IoT

Logichain Solutions

In 1990, John Romkey showed a toaster at the INTEROP internet conference in San Jose, California, that could be turned on and off over the internet. His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.