Analytics Leaders Discuss the Internet of Things

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Management teams and employees are providing enhanced value to customers by combining internal data warehouses with IoT sources to support order optimization, pricing, and capacity decisions,” C.H. Business Indiana University Innovation Kelley School of Business Special Events

The missing link in automotive contract manufacturing

DELMIA Quintiq

Contract manufacturing (CM) is a feasible way to add capacity and flexibility without investing in new facilities. All parts of the R-class vehicles will be assembled and painted on AM General’s production line in Mishawaka, Indiana.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

As might be expected, it’s news of the joint-venture plant that is attracting attention, especially since the companies announced the plant would have an estimated annual production capacity of approximately 300,000 units, will require a total investment of approximately 1.6

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Managing Carrier Capacity in an Improving Economy. Is tightening capacity a short-term trend or the beginning of a new normal? Here’s the ranked list Bruce presented based on the survey results (with items in parenthesis getting the most comments): Transportation (cost and capacity).

End of Quarter Adds 11% to Van Demand

DAT Solutions

Van demand rose 11% last week, in the end-of-quarter rush , and truck capacity tightened by 2.9%. Pockets of demand and favorable ratios can also be found in western Kansas and southern Indiana.

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment

FLEXE

You can pop-up capacity when and where you need it. The additional capacity and fulfillment services are helping them compete with Amazon’s delivery speed and improve customer satisfaction. Indianapolis, Indiana.

Van Freight Volume Edges Up, as Rates Lag

DAT Solutions

Some individual markets offered a lot of loads , and trucks were relatively scarce, creating opportunities in Southern and Eastern Oregon, Eastern Washington, Southern Idaho, much of Wisconsin and Indiana, and Western Pennsylvania.

Van Rates Fall 3¢, in Mid-Winter Slump

DAT Solutions

Leaving Columbus, find a shorter haul to Michigan, Indiana or Kentucky, and pick up a second load from there back to Chicago. Daily maps, along with detailed information on demand, capacity and rates for individual markets and lanes, can be found in the DAT Power Load Board.

Just an Ordinary Hero

Tailwind

Listen bud, I want the characters played by Tom Hanks fighting in the hedgerows in Normandy, landing planes on the Hudson River, or the Liam Neeson characters that ‘have a particular set of skills’, not to mention Harrison Ford’s ‘Indiana Jones’.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment - Infographic

FLEXE

You can pop-up capacity when and where you need it. The additional capacity is helping them compete with Amazon’s delivery speed and improve customer satisfaction.</h3></blockquote> <p>Winning e-commerce customers means fast, low-cost delivery.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Indiana. Indiana’s freight shipping rates tend to remain consistent year-round. That being said, the lower capacity and demand can sometimes result in lower rates. Short Answer: Yes. 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.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Indiana. Indiana’s freight shipping rates tend to remain consistent year-round. That being said, the lower capacity and demand can sometimes result in lower rates. Short Answer: Yes. 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.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Indiana. Indiana’s freight shipping rates tend to remain consistent year-round. That being said, the lower capacity and demand can sometimes result in lower rates. Short Answer: Yes. 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.

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

Talking Logistics

“We have doubled our capacity in the last twelve months and that allows us to ship to a majority of the U.S.