Smart Cities won’t be Smart if They Ignore Logistics

Enterra Insights

For example, urban planners in Charlotte, NC, have “designated a 60-acre, 50-square block area as a place for modern, urban redesign, dubbed the North Tryon Vision Plan. ”[1] Such areas sound idyllic; but, pedestrian only, limited traffic areas could create logistics challenges. A topic seldom raised in smart cities discussions is last-mile logistics (i.e., Last-mile Logistics in the Smart City. This is especially true in the area of logistics.

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

Talking Logistics

FedEx Helps Small Businesses Streamline Shipping with fedex.com Integration Manager. Labor and management work out deal at Port of LA/Long Beach ( Logistics Management ). Robinson, Con-way, and Transplace are Logistics Viewpoints sponsors).

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Trending Transportation News: February 2016

PLS Logistics

In January, PLS opened its 12 th branch office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Both offices opened to better support the company’s shipping and carrier partners. Logistics Transportation Supply Chain NewsNon-Manufacturing Grows for 72 nd Straight Month. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that non-manufacturing activity continues to point towards growth.

BVL Carolinas Chapter is Launched: More than 100 participants at Volvo in Greensboro.

Supply Chain View from the Field

The meeting was kicked off by a business meeting, and I had the distinction of being elected as the Chairman of the newly formed Carolinas chapter, with Larry Basil (VP from APS Logistics, far left) serving as the Vice Chairman.

The Economy is on a Roll

EFT

From my point of view, I am optimistic about the coming year as we wrap up a solid 2016 at Wagner Logistics. The logistics industry has the wind at its back with stronger consumer spending and manufacturing stabilizing. . At Wagner Logistics. About Wagner Logistics.

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Planning and managing the critical aspects of a full merchandising season

RELEX Solutions

You can set exceptions for items as you track them to ensure they’re ordered, shipped, landed, warehoused and shelved on time. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski. Author: Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski, Partner at Columbus Consulting. Moving Supply chain, logistics and allocation.