Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed. As the first tier in many company supply chains, the disruption in China has sent ripples through the worldwide economy. Ocean Cargo Updates. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China as the situation normalizes. The post Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update appeared first on.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

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40’ containers: Due to the lack of imports, this equipment is in limited supply across the country. The supply of 40’ equipment across the U.S. Packaging and CPG supply chains appear to be oversold in many places and transportation demand is strong from those sectors. Retail supply chains are slowing as customers are staying home in many areas of the country which will affect the global supply chain to an extent.

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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. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. With dynamic product lines (more than 8,000 styles of boots, shirts, jeans and more), the company requires flexibility in how it operates throughout the supply chain, and HighJump’s solution helps to improve order accuracy and efficiency from top to bottom.

This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It’s the last Friday of school and my kids are showing off their work this morning, so as I fill my coffee mug and get ready for the walk to school, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Next Delivery Drone: You (WSJ – sub. Infor Advanced Planning Optimizes Supply Chains. Those ports will then become more cost competitive because it is cheaper to move cargo by water than over land.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Introduction.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… BluJay Solutions Acquires Leading Mobility Solutions Provider Blackbay. Cargo Owners Complain of ‘Total Mess’ Shipping Goods to Asia (WSJ – sub. Having adequate capacity is critical to supply chain execution, and MercuryMart provides shippers with access to a larger set of suppliers faster than ever before, all from their TMS platform,” said Monica Wooden, CEO and Co-Founder of MercuryGate International, Inc.

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When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

An example in the supply chain space is US maritime policy. One manifestation of this problem is that multiple ports on the east coast are deepening their approach channels in order to attract bigger cargo ships. As the demand for PPE has soared manufacturing capacity has become constrained, and some distributors are citing supply concerns. The State of Ohio, for example, is buffering its PPE inventories, for example.

This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news…. As reported by The Seattle Times , “Amazon will fly its latest Boeing 767 widebody jet freighter, publicly revealing the new ‘Prime Air’ branded livery of its fast-growing fleet of used cargo planes” at today’s Seafair aerial display over Lake Washington near Seattle. Within two years, it expects to have 40 similar used cargo jets connecting its package fulfillment centers across the U.S.

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

TMC

When the expanded Panama Canal opened this June, a new set of routes became available for shippers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs). Cargo can enter the country via East coast or West coast ports depending on variables such as the type of product being shipped. The preferred amount of inventory held on ships and trucks depends on constraints such as the value of the cargo. Is your supply chain make-to-order, make-to-stock, or both?

Amazon and Google Forcing Retailers to Adapt or Perish

Supply Chain Collaborator

Amazon’s model, now backed by a fleet of branded semitrailers and cargo planes, will push more inventory through the supply chain and increase Amazon’s purchasing power. The fleet of planes based in Ohio gives the company more control of the last mile, and lower costs through practices like cross-docking.

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Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

This points to an ongoing trend, Armstrong notes, "for companies to outsource logistics functions to 3PLs in order to control costs and increase supply chain efficiency." Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, TQL employs more than 4,200 people in 59 offices nationwide. Content Summary: DB Schenker USA has an integrated multi-modal transportation network, strategic warehousing and hub facilities, global supply chain information technology systems and visibility tools.

A Year In Events: Looking Back At 2016 (US Edition)

EcoVadis

From California to Connecticut, and Novi to New Orleans, EcoVadis was on the ground contributing to the advancement of sustainable procurement and CSR/sustainability practices in global supply chains during our most active year on record in the US. The meeting examined why and how companies are deciding to pursue science-based targets for GHG reduction, and explored strategies and tools for businesses to drive action across the value chain.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

We’re seeing the highest demand in these cities and metros: #1 Cleveland, OH: With its award-winning port, superior access to interstate highways and highly ranked distribution infrastructure, the Cleveland Ohio area apparently has a lot of appeal for companies requiring warehouse space in the upper mid-west.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

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</p> <p>We’re seeing the highest demand in these cities and metros:</p> <p><strong>#1 Cleveland, OH:</strong></p> <p>With its award-winning port, superior access to interstate highways and highly ranked distribution infrastructure, the Cleveland Ohio area apparently has a lot of appeal for companies requiring warehouse space in the upper mid-west.

This Week in Logistics News (December 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air-cargo business (The Seattle Times). It seems like Amazon was in the news every day this year with some kind of supply chain or logistics development. Here are some details from the article: Leasing 20 jets would be a significant expansion of an Amazon trial operation out of Wilmington, Ohio, operated by ATSG on Amazon’s behalf, sources said.