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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.

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.

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

Cerasis

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.

Reshoring Or Not, What is Manufacturing? 4 Questions to Ponder with Real American Manufacturers

Cerasis

I’m fortunate to have been employed at some “World Class” manufacturing and assembly companies: • Schwinn Bicycle Company : Chicago, IL: Schwinn manufactured their frames, forks, and small parts for their bicycles, but was mainly an assembly operation.

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

Cerasis

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

Spring Starts Slowly

EFT

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 . .

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

Cerasis

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

EFT

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. .