eLog Jam: New ELD Ruling Could Further Constrict Capacity

BluJay Solutions

And if that happens, the current capacity crunch is going to get, well, crunchier. According to an Overdrive analysis, that could translate into a loss of 260,000 trucks from the nation’s roadways – or 10 percent of current capacity. .

Supply chain risks: The knowable unknowns that can hurt your supply chain!

Kinaxis

An extreme example of this is a ride from Chicago to Colesburg, Tennessee taking 18 days, 13 hours, and 57 minutes! While implementing a technology solution, a lot of time is spent on cleaning the master data including assumptions around capacities, lead times between nodes, yields and such.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Manufacturing Innovation Hubs Revitalize American Manufacturing

Cerasis

On January 9, 2015, the president announced the launch of the latest regional manufacturing innovation hubs that will be led by the University of Tennessee. This sector creates solid middle-class jobs, helps strengthen the economy and increases our export capacity.

4PLs: Collaboration Among Logistics Service Providers Creating More Value for Shippers

Cerasis

According to MH& L News , 29 percent of shippers report using 4 PLs for the purpose of accessing more capacity. In fact, a team of researchers at the University of Tennessee further defined this relationship.

The Biggest Mistake When Selecting a 3PL

Talking Logistics

Paul Dittman, PhD and Kate Vitasek from the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business — I couldn’t wait to read it. Do your homework, and evaluate the forces affecting the market, like capacity (e.g.

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Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Or how about if you need capacity for a shipment – broadcast it across the social media outlets and you are likely to find space for your products to ship.

Experts Suggest How to Slash Supply Chain Risk Properly

Supply Chain Opz

Christopher Craighead, Professor of Supply Chain Management, University of Tennessee The easiest and, in many cases, the most cost effective mitigation technique is analyzing partner (e.g., You should also inquire about capacity to deliver necessary order levels. Developing supply chain risk mitigation strategy can be a time consuming task. To tackle risks timely, we invite experts to explain what strategy really works.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Paul Dittmann , Executive Director of the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee Improving operational efficiency in the global supply chain is a complex undertaking, and requires a documented, multi-year strategy instead of knee jerk reactions, and programs of the month.

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Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

In the shipping sector, new rules from the International Maritime Organization on sulfur limits in fuel is transforming that industry by requiring ships to burn low sulfur fuels; additionally, there is currently over-capacity of ships internationally (for a variety of reasons), and that will have a major impact on the ship-building industry. In the rail sector, the big issue is capacity.

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

6 River Systems

Rupy Sawhney is the Heath Fellow in Business and Engineering at the University of Tennessee, combining both fields through his knowledge of lean manufacturing, the optimization of production without a drop off in quality or worker health.

Trump’s China Cold War Yields Hard Look at Global Supply Chains

Material Handling & Logistics

China now accounts for more than 113,000 megawatt hours of the almost 175,000 of production capacity in the world, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance data. "A new consensus is rising across America," VP Mike Pence declared.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Mexico shipping, which is particularly timely as more companies locate manufacturing and distribution operations in Mexico and the need for capacity and reliable cross-border shipping services accelerates.

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Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

That being said, the lower capacity and demand can sometimes result in lower rates. Tennessee. 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. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

That being said, the lower capacity and demand can sometimes result in lower rates. Tennessee. 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. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

That being said, the lower capacity and demand can sometimes result in lower rates. Tennessee. 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. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state.