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.

Cliff Morris | The State of Manufacturing

4WL Consulting

C3Nano is a material technology company developing and manufacturing transparent conductive films, the main component in all touch sensors used in phones, tablets, and more. The top trends impacting manufacturing in the next 3 to 5 years. So we’re fully scaled in California.

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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. Southern California Ports Port Logistics west coast warehouses Distribution

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Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is our second post in a two part series about how to get your logistics and transportation practices in order in time for holiday shipping or peak season crunches. Holiday shipping time also bring customers that ship primarily for this season.

Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is our second post in a two part series about how to get your logistics and transportation practices in order in time for holiday shipping or peak season crunches. Holiday shipping time also bring customers that ship primarily for this season.

Manufacturers, Technology, and the Digital Age

Enterra Insights

Manufacturers have historically found themselves at the cutting edge of technological advances. It’s surprising, then, to read stories encouraging manufacturers to jump aboard the Digital Age technology bandwagon. ” He noted, “Each of these technologies will fundamentally change how products are manufactured.” 2] It makes perfect sense that manufacturing must adapt to the digital age. Manufacturing Cycle Time.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

Basically, responsible for ocean freight carriers, ocean ships that rely on truck companies. Shipping a 40-ton container back in July or June used to cost about $700 — a 40-ton container. More than half of Hanjin’s ships were chartered. And some of it is manufactured.

TPM Recap–Is It Finally Time to Embrace Technology to Address Capacity, Transparency and Risk in Ocean Shipping?

Savi

Last week, the Savi Team once again attended the Trans-Pacific Maritime (TPM) conference in Long Beach, California, but this year the team detected a noticeable shift in the conversation. Combat Tariffs by Relocating Supply Points With new tariffs on goods shipped between China and the U.S.,

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

Cerasis

Take a look at how the IoT supply chain is changing the landscape in terms of equipment functionality, shipping processes, invoicing and payments, and analysis of trends. Most manufacturing processes heavily rely on the use of machinery. The IoT Supply Chain and Shipping Processes.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Produce shipping is showing signs of strengthening and should begin building activity for the remainder of the month before leveling off in June. Refrigerated inbound freight from California is currently difficult to book with limited capacity. California.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

That is e specially the case for outbound freight in southern states and California where produce season is in full swing. . Refrigerated freight from California to the Southeast remains difficult to book with limited capacity. . California r efrigerated freight has recovered.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. California.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. California.

Quality Audits Are The Future Of Food & Beverage Manufacturing

IQMS

Bottom Line: Food & beverage manufacturing’s future is being defined by the over 60 customer quality audit requests a typical manufacturer receives every year, combined with the need to excel at FDA audits and compliance to stay competitive.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. California.

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

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart cuts delivery time for pilot shipping plan (Reuters). Hapag-Lloyd, Five Asian Liners Form New Shipping Alliance (Bloomberg). California Shippers Face Trucking Surcharge (WSJ – sub.

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. The expectation is that two mega ships will arrive at the ports to pick up empties this week as the equipment is needed in China.

Who said supply chains are boring?: How would you ship 500 trees.

Supply Chains Rock

How would you ship 500 trees to Iraq? Basically, her organization worked with a nursery and collected 400 trees from Long Island, New York and 100 from California and had them shipped via DHL to the US troops in Iraq. 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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Managing the Temperature-Controlled Supply Chain with Technology

PINC

Bates kicked off the webinar by talking about the new and pending regulations of interest to cold chain shippers, with an emphasis on California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) proposed regulations for TRUs.

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

ShipBob

How do you put your brand in a spot to offer expedited shipping without putting in the time, resources, and investment of several warehouses? Ecommerce logistics starts with moving inventory from the manufacturer and lasts until it ends up at the end customer’s destination.

Rising to the Challenge: How MAXAIR Systems Helped Protect Healthcare Workers During COVID-19

Demand Solutions

For years, hospitals had emailed or faxed their orders to the company’s Irvine, California headquarters, where staff would manually enter them into a Sage software platform. Gone are the days when one missing part would hold up an entire batch of products from shipping.

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Outbound Volume Booming After Countrywide Reopening

Zipline Logistics

And Midwestern manufacturing hubs are potent sources of outbound volume as parts of the industrial economy have restarted following their March downturn. West Coast Logistics—Outbound Volume from California. Outbound California to all markets is tighter.

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The need to know

EFT

At this time of the year, Deng Jinling would normally be welcoming foreign buyers to her vacuum flask showroom or cramming her goods into containers to be shipped to customers in the United States. Japan wants manufacturing back from China, but breaking up supply chains is hard to do.

“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

It will probably alleviate California’s drought. El Niño is set to bring copious amounts of precipitation to California and the Southern United States. will see a wet winter while California is preparing for storms that will bring floods and mudslides.

What happens after you toss a recyclable plastic container in the recycle bin?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Since China banned the import of plastic waste (except the cleanest plastics) in late 2017, America has been shipping its plastic waste to other countries including: Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Turkey, etc. . California launched several initiatives.

Advancements in Cold Chain Tech Open Doors for Global Trade

Logistics Trends and Insights

With the increasing pressure among the food manufacturers to meet the food demand and increase in food waste globally, the demand for the cold chain has increased rapidly in the food industry. by Amy Wunderlin.

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5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. We go from our client’s overseas manufacturing location via air, sea, and land to their warehouse, our warehouse, or to Amazon’s warehouse. [01:36] When you buy something with Prime on Amazon, 99% of the time that’s a product that has been shipped right from an Amazon warehouse instead of from the seller. [00:52] Please introduce yourself. I am VP of Sales at Tactical Logistic Solutions.

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

PINC

of Livermore, California, ceased operations on July 30. Significant detention times at shipping and receiving facilities can create a number of challenges for trucking operations, including interruptions to otherwise tight schedules and inefficient use of equipment and labor.

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: UPS to the Rescue

Supply Chains Rock

I received several emails and even another blogger posted commentary on the challenges for US retailers to ship overseas. For example when I wrote a general statement that "retailers dont get shipping abroad." While I poked at a few of my favorite retailers, I came across one that actually DOES ship internationally - Lucky Brand Jeans. They ship to about 15 countries including Switzerland. 20 to ship a small box from California to Switzerland.

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

Elementum

Leg Avenue, a provocative costume manufacturer based in Los Angeles, California, chose to partner with UPS after seeing the challenge in delivering a large volume of small packages. All businesses are bound to experience some bumps in the road in the course of their corporate existence.

Three Tough Headlines: What Can We Learn?

Supply Chain Shaman

My travels this week took me to California and Boston. Today, on average, there are 10-25 ships sitting on the water waiting to unload. Three weeks is substantial and may tip the hand to reshore more manufacturing into North America. Today is a rainy day in Philadelphia.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

Shipping CBD Products Thanks to the Farm Bill of 2018, it is now legal to mail CBD products across the United States, but the laws and complexities involved in shipping these products still remain a bit hazy. Shipping internationally out of the United States adds even more complexities.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

Shipping CBD Products Thanks to the Farm Bill of 2018, it is now legal to mail CBD products across the United States, but the laws and complexities involved in shipping these products still remain a bit hazy. Shipping internationally out of the United States adds even more complexities.

SanDisk’s Story of Customer Segmentation Strategies Using Inventory Postponement

Supply Chain Shaman

SanDisk Corporation designs, develops and manufactures flash memory storage devices and software. The company is the third-largest manufacturer of flash memory in the world. The supply chain is vertically integrated and global shipping almost 2 million units daily.

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. From there, assembler will ship products directly to consumers (via UPS/Fedex) for those who buy from the Apples Online Store. NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics.

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

Elementum

Leg Avenue, a provocative costume manufacturer based in Los Angeles, California, chose to partner with UPS after seeing the challenge in delivering a large volume of small packages. All businesses are bound to experience some bumps in the road in the course of their corporate existence.