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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.

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. .

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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.

Logistics property update: April 2021

EFT

Kohl’s other fulfilment centres are in San Bernardino, California; Edgewood. Nestle’s opens 638,000 sq ft Leicestershire (UK) warehouse. Nestle’s £55m, 638,000 sq ft warehouse in Leicestershire, UK, has fully opened. Panattoni to build five UK speculative warehousing projects.

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.

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? Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Boot Barn @bootbarn In 2016, Boot Barn improved operations at its distribution center in Fontana, California by implementing HighJump’s Warehouse Advantage WMS.

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

Talking Logistics

I encourage you to read the full article for all the details, but here are some interesting excerpts (emphasis mine): A source familiar with the company’s plans says senior Google execs have set aside as much as $500 million to expand the service nationwide …“You can very much expect that we are putting a lot of money into this and we’re excited and willing to sustain that investment over time as this gets going,” said Tom Fallows, head of Google Shopping Express. .

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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. 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. 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.

This Week in Logistics News (December 5 – 11)

Logistics Viewpoints

And while it has been one of the most challenging and difficult years in recent memory, it has also been a great year of bringing you the all the biggest supply chain and logistics news. At Logistics Viewpoints we would like to thank all our readers for continuing to tune in every week.

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. Robots in warehouses Machines and robots are so much more intelligent than we can imagine these days. If robots can even help with complex medical procedures, what is stopping them from taking over our warehouses and distribution networks where tasks are relatively simple and repetitive?

FreightWaves Classics: Crowley Maritime Corporation… from a single rowboat to a global leader

The Supply Chain Journal

owned and operated logistics, government, marine and energy solutions company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Services are provided worldwide by four primary business units – Crowley Logistics, Crowley (Government) Solutions, Crowley Shipping and Crowley Fuels.”.

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

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. For example, if my contract manufacturer is late with an order it can cause me to incur excess costs with the freighting and warehousing companies, respectively. This initially necessitated the expansion of our warehousing provision, revision of our stock rotation and warehousing policies and associated costs, which we had to bear.

5 Reasons Ecommerce Companies Fail with Paige Fitzgerald

The Logistics of Logistics

Paige currently resides in San Diego, California, where you might find her reading at the beach or birdwatching at the bay in her free time. Fulfyld is an ecommerce fulfillment and warehousing company based in Huntsville, Alabama.

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. As we’ve noted in previous posts, contingent workers are the folks who come in to work in warehouses, on trucks, and distribution centers, and who keep the packages coming in from all of those Amazon orders you place online. Unemployment levels are at an all time low.

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.

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. 30 | Innovations in warehousing. For warehousing a new era is dawning. at Uyguroglu duties export Greg Javor innovation international supply chains Jungheinrich Russia Starbucks Supply Chain Movement Unilever warehousing

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

ThroughPut

ThroughPut is ranked by Manufacturing Tech Insights publications based on its specialties in Outsourced Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Logistics, Reverse Logistics, Offshore Manufacturing, and Nearshore Manufacturing.

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 has dozens of warehouses all over the country, and more around the world, so your products may be in your customers’ hands quickly. The inventory that’s on the shelves and logged into the system is the inventory your 3PL warehouse can pick, pack and ship to your customers. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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. If they actually follow through on their promise and oil prices continue to rise next year, how will transportation, inventory, and sourcing policy decisions change in response?

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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. ports are improving, the supply chain still needs better chassis utilization and more warehouse capacity to keep goods moving. Source: SONAR) To learn more about FreightWaves SONAR, click here.

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 components are currently obtained from the single or limited sources. Number of Warehouse Facilities. NAVIGATE. Basics.

The need to know

EFT

COVID helps Canadian logistics robot firm Attabotics raise $50 million. government source and a shipping source said on Thursday. California posts final regulations under landmark digital privacy law impacting, consumers, businesses.

Ryder Publishes Corporate Sustainability Report

Supply Chain Network

“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. Environment: – Implementing a first-of-its-kind heavy duty natural gas vehicle project for commercial rental and lease fleets in Southern California. Ryder is a FORTUNE 500(R) commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions company.

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

Logility

While head deep in this struggle to build a business case for supply chain process, structure and technology improvements I came across a little blue book edited and compiled by Dick Morreale and published by the Council of Logistics Management Southern California Roundtable. The little book, “Logistics Rules of Thumb II,” contained around 120 rules of thumb covering all aspects of supply chain operations (more commonly known back then simply as Logistics).

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.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

At the original Thanksgiving feast, the pickings were much slimmer and all ingredients were sourced locally. 1] She note there are only two known historical sources describing the three-day long feast shared by the Pilgrims and Wampanoag natives at Plymouth Colony in 1621. The first source was Edward Winslow, one of the English leaders who sailed to American on the Mayflower. ” The other source was the governor mentioned by Winslow, a man named William Bradford.

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How To Make Your Ecommerce Eco-Friendly

ShipBob

Freight movement is the fastest-growing source of greenhouse gas emissions with last-mile freight a major contributor to local air pollution. Even though your business is online, there are still a great deal of carbon emissions that result from daily logistics operations. .

The need to know

EFT

bln in Hong Kong secondary listing -sources. Germany’s cabinet passed a national hydrogen strategy on Wednesday as part of a wider push to decarbonise Europe’s largest economy, government sources said. California readies nation’s first electric truck sales and reporting mandate.

Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations. A lively discussion followed regarding how the technologies will affect the transportation and warehousing industries. Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) are fairly common in the logistics industry. Autonomous technology has been used in manufacturing and distribution centers for years where AGV are used for moving product throughout a warehouse.

Are You a Joint Employer of Your 3PL’s Contract Workers? Thoughts on NLRB Decision in Browning-Ferris Case

Talking Logistics

Are manufacturers and retailers “joint employers” of the contract workers hired by their third-party logistics (3PL) partners? The Houston-based company hired Leadpoint Business Services to staff a recycling facility in California. There’s already a joint employer precedent in the logistics industry. Back in 2013, Walmart was added as a defendant in a lawsuit brought against Schneider Logistics by temporary warehouse workers.

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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.

China’s Full Truck digital freight platform pulls back curtain in prospectus

The Supply Chain Journal

equity markets, its prospectus is giving potential investors, competitors and potential customers a look into the online logistics’ platform’s finances and business operations. billion in investments from several private equity sources.

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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. In logistics and supply chain, IoT can be used to monitor the status of assets, shipments, and people in real time throughout the value chain. Logistics and transportation companies have always been at the forefront to invest in the newest tracking technologies and offer solutions to their customers.

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. In logistics and supply chain, IoT can be used to monitor the status of assets, shipments, and people in real time throughout the value chain. Logistics and transportation companies have always been at the forefront to invest in the newest tracking technologies and offer solutions to their customers.

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 In logistics and supply chain, IoT can be used to monitor the status of assets, shipments, and people in real time throughout the value chain. Logistics and transportation companies have always been at the forefront to invest in the newest tracking technologies and offer solutions to their customers.