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Update on the Southern California Logistics Services Market

West Coast and California Logistics

When it comes to Southern California logistics, there’s never a dull moment. In this article, we’ll get you up to speed on some of the recent SoCal supply chain developments during the first half of 2019.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . 6 Key Trends in Supply Chain. Management Professionals in Supply Chains.

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26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

As warehouses embrace technology to optimize the supply chain and reduce fulfillment costs , many companies are considering making the move to an automated warehouse. That said, there are many factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse.

FROM PORT TO MARKET: How to Speed Distribution of Asian Imports to West Coast Ports

West Coast and California Logistics

There’s a new supply chain mantra in the post-Amazon era, and that mantra is SPEED. If you import from Asia, your company has made a strategic decision to lengthen its supply chain to lower actual product costs.

29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

Warehouse robots are just one form of warehouse automation , but they’re making a big impact. In reality, warehouse robots are augmenting the work of humans, streamlining tedious, repetitive tasks and reducing errors, while also easing the physical demands on warehouse workers.

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

6 River Systems

Supply chain management is a multi-faceted process with many stakeholders and even more moving parts. New technology aims to make the supply chain more efficient, yet investing in the wrong technology further complicates productivity while hindering profitability.

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

Supply Chain Opz

Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. Surprisingly, IT research firm Gartner ranks Apple Supply Chain as the best supply chain in the world for 4 years in a row. But, is Apples Supply Chain really the number 1? 1) Apples Supply Chain Model.

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? Dick’s Sporting Goods @DICKS In today’s supply chain, speed is king.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

However following through on the decision to manufacture locally is impossible without a solid global supply chain to ensure the right components are shipped to the right location at the right time. The post Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Are you attending the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference later this month (September 25-28 in Orlando, FL)? Many products are within the category of optimizers for supply chain needs. New Transport Mode to Redefine Freight Movement.

The Trade War Latest: What Supply Chain Professionals Should Consider

CH Robinson Transportfolio

So, in an atmosphere of uncertainty, what are the key elements supply chain professionals should consider to stay ahead? The old adage that two things move in transportation, goods and money, has never been truer than in today’s climate.

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Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

A lively discussion followed regarding how the technologies will affect the transportation and warehousing industries. Autonomous technology has been used in manufacturing and distribution centers for years where AGV are used for moving product throughout a warehouse.

3 Supply Chain Services That Are Worth Outsourcing

AFFLINK

It's true that the decision to outsource certain aspects of your supply chain services is a big one. However, a recent study by Supply Chain 24/7 found, in fact, that most companies stand to gain from outsourcing. Warehouses. Transportation.

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2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

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Are you interested in expanding your knowledge on the latest trends and technologies within the supply chain industry? EazyStock has complied a new list of the top 2019 Supply Chain events that you can’t afford to miss. American Supply Chain Summit 2019.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 12-16, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Mobilizes For California Fires. E-retailers and delivery companies get creative to close the last mile gap between warehouse and consumer (JLL).

Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

Talking Logistics

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) reached a tentative new 5-year agreement late on Friday, so the West Coast ports resumed full operations this past weekend. It will take two to six months for supply chains to get back to normal, and some industries will suffer permanent losses, especially farmers.

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

Talking Logistics

The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. California Shippers Face Trucking Surcharge (WSJ – sub.

This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

DHL Supply Chain commits EUR 218m to develop logistics infrastructure in China. The ‘last mile’ is a key piece of the supply chain that directly touches customers and has traditionally been fraught with manual paper-based processes. I’m guessing it’s summer.

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. Here’s one of my predictions for 2016 that hit the mark: Blockchain Technology Will Make Its Debut in Supply Chain Management. The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn. By installing a warehouse in this region, the Company expects to improve its environmental footprint by reducing the number of miles traveled within its distribution network while also reducing costs and improving its customer service levels. The warehouse is part of ScottsMiracle-Gro’s high-service distribution model that the Company began implementing across the U.S. A new 100,000-sq.

Climate Change and the Supply Chain

Elementum

As climate change risks grow — rising sea levels, change in precipitation patterns, extreme droughts and heat waves, and intensification of hurricane events — global supply chains are vulnerable to major disruptions. They already had three solar farms in North Carolina and Nevada before they partnered with First Solar in 2015 to build another solar farm in California. Other companies also rely on real-time, supply chain-related news especially about weather events.

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

Talking Logistics

Costco’s CEO, for instance, flew out to Google’s Mountain View, California campus to meet with Google CEO Larry Page before agreeing to participate in the Google Shopping Express program. Robinson , will discuss The Latest on Transportation Funding and Regulations.

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The Cost of Disaster

Elementum

Hurricane Maria, which knocked out all power supply for 3.4 Sonoma and Napa county, which generate over $10 billion in annual sales and account for about 10 percent of California’s wine industry, were heavily damaged by the fires. The damages incurred by the fires in wine country failed to deal a blow across the entire supply chain, with the bulk of the devastation instead concentrated in the destruction of some wineries and several high-value residential and commercial structures.

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. The first post covered how you can get the DC or warehouse ready for the holidays or peak seasons. .

How to Thwart the Growing Menace of Cargo Theft

BluJay Solutions

Needless to say, cargo theft can cause a serious ripple effect on the supply chain. Case in point: Last fall California’s Horizon Nut Co. Successful supply chains are built on trust and collaboration, and both of those go a long way to protecting your cargo. And a TMS also delivers visibility into every step of the supply chain , which is vital to keeping tabs on your cargo.

Blockchain for ELD Roadcheck: How the Technology Aids ELD Management

Cerasis

Implementation and review of trucking logs following the ELD mandate are well underway, and it is causing a headache for trucking managers and supply chains alike. An Introduction to Blockchain and Its Potential Benefits and Drawbacks in Supply Chain Management.

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. The first post covered how you can get the DC or warehouse ready for the holidays or peak seasons. .

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

Supply Chain @ MIT

But the implications of this standoff between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association go beyond idle ships and stranded freight containers. Limited options on the West Coast without new thinking?

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

ShipBob

As the ecommerce industry grows, the logistics of getting orders to customers has become more complicated — especially with the novel coronavirus impacting entire supply chains. Warehousing and storage. The modern logistics chain: 5 factors from cart to customer.

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

NC State SCRC

percent), California (4.7 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. The Greene Group is a staffing agency focused on the logistics sector, specifically identifying trained professionals for the warehouse, transportation, and truck driver segments. Supply Chain Management

Dedication to Career, Life and Family

Supply Chain Nation

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.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Menlo Worldwide Logistics is Con-Way’s supply chain division. Menlo provides supply chain solutions including: transportation management, warehouse management, and information technology. officially moved its corporate offices from San Mateo, California. LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B in sales (estimated 2012). Con-Way Freight has 9.4%

The 7 Trends Shaping The Future of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

It is now the standard to go ‘international, ’ and logistic solution providers have a role to play in enabling this trend through a transportation network. . With the advent of eCommerce , the logistics industry has experienced a great impact with a supply chain that has multiple channels and is quickly changing in order to meet the needs of the consumer. The idea is to give clients more control of transportation and inventory since they are looking for more visibility.

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Dedication to Career, Life and Family

Supply Chain Nation

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.

Trends—January 2012

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain trends for 2012; update on transportation issues in California, Washington, Kentucky, and South Dakota; reverse logistics helps retailers generate customer goodwill and create demand; airport warehousing demand soars; FAA regulations limit pilot flight time; Coca-Cola extends its environmental stewardship; Trucking industry responds to Hours-of-Service legislation