Trending Transportation News: February 2016

PLS Logistics

Retailers aren’t traditionally set up for real-time inventory and customer fulfillment. In January, PLS opened its 12 th branch office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Non-Manufacturing Grows for 72 nd Straight Month. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that non-manufacturing activity continues to point towards growth.

Building the Network of Networks

Supply Chain Shaman

90% of companies are unable to drive improvement at the intersection of inventory management, operating margin and customer service.). July 16th in North America (current thinking is Charlotte or Chicago. Today, I am facilitating a share group.

How to Survive the Retail Purge

Saleswarp

Popular stores like Gap, Chico’s, and Charlotte Ruse are closing a large number of their brick-and-mortar stores based on consumer changes. Blog Industry News Inventory Management Uncategorized

Executing on time, all the time: apparel executive’s guide to competitive advantage

RELEX Solutions

We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski from Columbus Consulting (CCI) as our guest blogger. CCI is renowned for its expertise in retail business processes and systems delivering practical solutions to optimize sales, margin and inventory across all channels of operation.

Agile retailing: new ways to manage uncertainty, disruption and innovation

RELEX Solutions

We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski from Columbus Consulting (CCI) as our guest blogger. CCI is renowned for its expertise in retail business processes and systems delivering practical solutions to optimize sales, margin and inventory across all channels of operation.

Omni-channel in 6 steps: how to build a practical, effective plan of action

RELEX Solutions

We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski from Columbus Consulting (CCI) as our guest blogger. CCI is renowned for its expertise in retail business processes and systems delivering practical solutions to optimize sales, margin and inventory across all channels of operation.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

Content Summary: Chicago ranks number 1 among the seven metro areas in projected supply chain management and technology employment growth; in net job creation for supply chain-related industries; in freight flow; and in inventory holding.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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The American Red Cross: A New SCRC Partner Company Engages the Influence Model!

Supply Chain View from the Field

I had the opportunity to visit with the American Red Cross in Charlotte, NC yesterday, and held a negotiation workshop with the supply chain directors and managers. She was also able to establish inventory strategies for five large distribution centers that form the neural network for the entity’s emergency operations.

Patrick Hopkins at Coupa: Coca Cola’s four truths of procurement to pay in action

Supply Chain View from the Field

This led to the development of Coca Cola Consolidated, located in Greensboro North Carolina, which later moved its headquarters to Charlotte, NC. The system was able to drive good visibility and inventory availability of material, and the accuracy of the master data file was established.

Planning and managing the critical aspects of a full merchandising season

RELEX Solutions

Automated replenishment can then handle ongoing inventory transfers to stores and, eventually, ramp-downs. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski. Author: Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski, Partner at Columbus Consulting. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski.

SCM Technology Leaders JDA and RedPrairie to Merge

Supply Chain Network

Charlotte McCrum. +1 To learn more about how RedPrairie solutions can optimize your inventory, improve employee productivity or increase sales, visit RedPrairie.com or email info@redprairie.com. RedPrairie and JDA Software [NASDAQ: JDAS], recognized leaders in enterprise software and services for the extended supply chain, announced today that JDA and affiliates of RedPrairie have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

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A New Year, a New Administration Begins

EFT

Category winners were autos as dealers discounted heavily to clear their inventories. Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Kalamazoo, MI, Charlotte, NC, Memphis, TN, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS. The rising Consumer Price Index ( CPI ), up 2.1 percent year over year in December, companies gain the ability to raise wages, boosting the consumer economy.

Cargo Ship Woes Still Affecting Spot Market Rates

DAT Solutions

The bankruptcy of the world's 7th largest container carrier, Hanjin Shipping , has led to shippers re-adjusting inventories in the past couple of weeks in order to avoid stock-outs as we head into retail season.