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. The dream is the building of Network of Networks. The goal is to close current gaps to build inter-enterprise visibility and improve inter-operability between businesses. Today, the gaps are large.

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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. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski is a Partner with Columbus Consulting, a retail boutique consulting practice.

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. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski is a Partner with Columbus Consulting, a retail boutique consulting practice.

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. If your store doesn’t have a robust inventory management system that can provide real-time updates on your in-store inventory you may run into customer service issues. Blog Industry News Inventory Management UncategorizedFor years, there has been a growing decline in sales at traditional brick-and-mortar retail stores.

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. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski is a Partner with Columbus Consulting, a retail boutique consulting practice.

How rate transparency grows SMBs: Introducing the FBA Index

Freightos

It wasn’t all rosy though; FBA imports dropped off in July and August, likely in response to new restrictions Amazon placed on how much inventory third party sellers can hold in its warehouses. . 2020 was a critical year for small importers.

Top Digital Supply Chain Cities in the U.S.

Material Handling & Logistics

Given that the study was funded by an Atlanta-based group, the results are hardly authoritative (for instance, a number of major cities, such as Boston, Charlotte, Denver, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, are not included in the study), but they do offer an interesting view on the supply chain capabilities of seven major regions. A look at the supply chain readiness of several major U.S. cities, and their adoption of smart-city technologies.

Find Van Loads Fast in These 5 Places

DAT Solutions

Van spot market volume got a big boost at the end of March, when shippers were rushing to move inventory before closing the books on Q1. CHARLOTTE: Greenville, SC, is the most popular destination for loads coming out of Charlotte, but that's a short haul of 100 miles. MEMPHIS is right behind Charlotte in terms of load posts, but the load-to-truck ratio is slightly better for truckers.

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. Planning and managing the critical aspects of a full merchandising season. Insights » Whitepapers. Read PDF version. Foreword. Author: Mikko Kärkkäinen, Group CEO at RELEX Solutions, D.Sc. Tech.).

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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How To Find CBD Payment Processing Services [+ CBD Credit Card Processors for Ecommerce Shops]

ShipBob

2004: Charlotte’s Web. Charlotte Figi, a young girl reduced her 300 seizures a week and became almost seizure-free, thanks to CBD oil. This sparked the famous CBD business “Charlotte’s Web” and gave CBD a spotlight in the medical field. You’ll have enough on your plate dealing with customer inquiries and introducing new CBD products to your ecommerce inventory — don’t risk the chances of having to deal with discrepancies, too.

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. Rates fell the most out of Allentown , PA, and Charlotte , but Hurricane Matthew could affect rates there this week.