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Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

Most are clueless about driving a better-planned order flow from tactical planning to procurement or transportation planning or how to improve forecast-value-added (FVA) processes. For example, demand planning does not flow to procurement or transportation. Current Levels of Inventory.

This Week in Logistics News (April 11-15, 2016)

Talking Logistics

February 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). With Amazon, you never know, which is why I’ll be updating the presentation I will deliver at the SMC3 Connections 2016 Conference on June 28th in Chicago (“A–Z: The Emergence of Amazon as a Global 3PL”) from now until I walk on stage.

This Week in Logistics News (October 12-16, 2015)

Talking Logistics

SMC³ Acquires Transportation Costing Group. UberRUSH – Now Open for Business in Chicago, NYC, and SF. August 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Inventory Management.

This Week in Logistics News (June 22-26, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Deliv Acquires WeDeliver in Chicago. Introducing Ryder TranSync™, a Patent Pending, Automated Technology Tool Used to Provide Dynamic Transportation Planning. Ryder also announced new transportation management capabilities, which I commented on earlier this week.

6 Important Tips For Effective Logistics Management


Apart from these, the other parameters are – time, transportation, and the costs. Unavailability of the transportation. The logistics firm should aim at developing the warehouse inventory so that there is minimum wastage of goods. Efficient Transportation.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains


The Internet has already transformed the way individuals interact, make choices, and process information. The transportation of goods is one of the greatest contributors to worldwide greenhouse gas emissions. Spencer Larson is a writer and researcher based in Chicago, IL.

For Every Tom, Dick, and Harry

Supply Chain Shaman

I asked Tom to measure Forecast Value-Added (FVA) , and inform the organization on the progress of the planning group in forecasting. Each also has a very different meaning of the role of inventory. Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , September 3rd-6th, 2019, at UI Labs, Chicago, IL.

[INFOGRAPHIC] AI Technologies: The Role of Humans & The Application in Logistics


The application of AI technologies has created the ability to understand, store and use product information in an entirely new way.

Spring Starts Slowly


Business Inventories. . While we are on the Commerce Department reports, let’s take a look at inventories, a key part of the GDP. The high levels of inventories held at the retail and wholesale levels are restraining the freight markets. . Retail Sales . .

29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

It also allows existing employees to spend less time lugging boxes or finding inventory and more time doing the more complex parts of their job that are difficult to automate. Those inventory systems require more attention because of this (a human gig), as do programming and maintenance.

The State of the Health of The US Manufacturing Sector & Manufacturing Technology Orders


The PMI is based on five major indicators: new orders, inventory levels, production, supplier deliveries and the employment environment. The upcoming IMTS show in Chicago should help stimulate new business.

A New Year, a New Administration Begins


Category winners were autos as dealers discounted heavily to clear their inventories. The twelve industries covered by the NMI that showing December growth are: Mining; Retail Trade; Finance & Insurance; Information; Arts, Entertainment & Recreation; Construction; Health Care & Social Assistance; Professional, Scientific & Technical Services; Utilities; Transportation & Warehousing; and Accommodation & Food Services. .