Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Aug. 31, 2017

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A Humble 2020 Procurement Resolution – Transform the World 

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version of Ivalua NOW this May, along with Cleveland Clinic, another innovator. As we entered the new year, many of us no doubt set personal resolutions (64.6% of adult Americans according to a recent survey ). Lose a few pounds. Save a little more each month.

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Cruise into the 2019 Frictionless Tour with BluJay this Fall

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Sunday, 10/27 – Cleveland Browns at New England Patriots. Sunday, 11/10 – Buffalo Bills at Cleveland Browns. Join us for a unique tailgate experience. For many people, this is the best time of the year.

The Journey of BluJay’s Frictionless Tour

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November arrived and with it came the perfect weather for football, and a stop in Cleveland where we hosted two of the most iconic fan bases in the NFL – The Dawg Pound and Bills Mafia. After Cleveland, our RV traveled to the final state of the tour: Michigan. One 40-foot RV.

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

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Cleveland to Chicago also paid 15¢ better at $1.75/mile. Grand Rapids to Cleveland also rose 24¢ to $3.35/mile. Last week, the national load-to-truck ratio for vans was the highest it's been since March 2014.

Why Companies Need a Supplier Relationship Management Strategy

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Irina holds an MBA from Brandeis University and BA from Cleveland State University. The business landscape is ever changing, numerous innovations have allowed companies to transcend borders and become global entities.

Philips fails to solve quality-contol problems

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Its manufacturing plant for medical equipment in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, had been plagued by complaints and came under close scrutiny by the U.S. Failure to solve quality-control problems has cost Dutch healthcare and lighting firm Philips dearly.

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

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Grand Rapids to Cleveland was down 29¢ to $3.85/mi. Just as rates were about to turn around, they took another hit last week. Extreme weather closed highways and forced cancellations and delays. A huge snowstorm in Denver last week closed three interstate highways: I-25, I-70 and I-76.

The Secret Sauce of Being a Top 3PL: Real People Making a Real Impact

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Robinson Global Forwarding office in Cleveland, OH, I’m used to all kinds of emails landing in my inbox, and responding to them quickly. As general manager of the C.H.

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ERP Sustains Manufacturing during COVID-19

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a leading manufacturer headquartered near Cleveland, OH. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed manufacturers to rapidly shift gears, from addressing work-from-home policies to managing extreme swings in demand and uncertain supply chains.

Examples of How Supplier Quality Management System Implementations Pay Off

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To mitigate risk and improve quality from its Chinese suppliers, Cequent used IQS’ (Cleveland) global infrastructure to implement a domestic quality and compliance program in China on Unchecked Suppliers.

Ivalua NOW 2020 to Showcase How Organizations Can Transform the World with Smart Procurement

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Customer keynotes by executives from Cleveland Clinic, JLL, Rogers Communications & Booz Allen Hamilton on their vision for the future of procurement and supply chain. Premier event for Procurement & Supply Chain practitioners will showcase latest technological innovations and extensive line-up of industry leaders.

Flatbed rates and volumes move upward

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On the other hand, flatbed prices trended down in a handful of key markets, including Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Cleveland, Pittsburgh , and Roanoke. Cleveland to Harrisburg, PA dropped 24¢ to $3.66/mi.

Ivalua NOW 2020 to Showcase How Organizations Can Transform the World with Smart Procurement

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Customer keynotes by executives from Cleveland Clinic, JLL, Rogers Communications & Booz Allen Hamilton on their vision for the future of procurement and supply chain.

Digging in and Doing a Little Bit of Everything

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I’m from Cleveland. Rachel Hronek is a customer experience director for North American retail at Blue Yonder. She joined the company in mid-2019 with a desire to meld her career journey into one ideal role – customer success.

Allentown gains traction as freight hub

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Allentown to Cleveland : $1.82/mile, down 1 cent. Cleveland to Allentown : $3.59/mile, up 10 cents. Allentown, PA, was once a major manufacturing town, but it has emerged more recently as a popular location for warehouses and distribution centers, especially at this time of year.

Freightera CEO speaking at the GreenTech 2019 conference on June 6th

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Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt will be speaking on June 6th 2019 about disruptive clean technologies in freight at GreenTech 2019 , Green Marine’s 12th annual conference.

Supply Chain Secrets Going Global – But Where Should we Share Them?

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USA – Cleveland, OH. Sharing Supply Chain Secrets Globally My Goal for 2020. Anybody who knows me well is aware that in addition to working with my wonderful colleagues at the Logistics Bureau, I run several spin-off businesses.

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Rebuilding Efforts Fuel Flatbed Demand

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Flatbed freight out of Cleveland , on the other hand, ships inter-regionally, and rates rose 16% over the past month, with high volumes on the lane to Houston. Cleveland to Grand Rapids also dropped sharply, but still averaged $2.99/mile.

Spring Comes Early for Flatbeds in the Southeast

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Outbound volume was also down in Cleveland , due to steel’s slump, but Pittsburgh was up for the month. Rates were also down in Cleveland and Harrisburg. Spring is starting early for flatbeds in the Southeast and much of the Midwest.

5 Best Places to Find a Load Fast

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Only Atlanta has more load posts than Cleveland. Atlanta also has a lot more trucks, which makes Cleveland a better bet. Cleveland and Toledo are both hubs for automobile-related industries too, and U.S. Looking for a load? Here are the five best places to find a van load fast.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

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Demand for dynamic warehouse space is highest in Cleveland. #2 Many retailers and wholesalers are recognizing the need to expand their warehouse networks, so they can locate products closer to customers, compete with Amazon and establish more competitive omni-channel strategies.

Major League Baseball: Making America’s Sport International

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This certainly has been an exciting week with the Cubs playing the Cleveland Indians in Major League Baseball’s 2016 World Series. If you know me, you know I’m a fan of the Chicago Cubs baseball team.

Spot market demand heats up out West

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Last week saw strong movements out of Baltimore, Fort Worth, Cleveland and Savannah. Roanoke to Cleveland gained 54¢ to $2.67/mi. Cleveland to Milwaukee increased 50¢ to $4.38/mi. The spot market continues to offer a mixed bag.

IWD 2020 Celebrating Women in Procurement

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Simrit Sandhu, Chief Suppl y Chain & Support Services Officer at Cleveland Clinic , talks about her pride in the profession, “My professional interests in end-to-end business process optimization and value creation allowed for a seamless transition into supply chain management.

Flatbed ratio reverses 10-week decline

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More loads are moving out of Cleveland and Houston, but the big surprise was a surge in volume and rates out of Roanoke, Virginia. Roanoke to Cleveland gained 61¢ to $3.43/mile. The load-to-truck ratio for flatbeds rebounded last week to 28.4

9 Headlines Striking Fear into Shippers Lacking a Strong TMS

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Headline: Daimler Trucks to Cut its Workforce at Cleveland, NC Factory by 30%. These 9 headlines culled from Transport Topics over the first three weeks of 2016, coupled with the emerging economic slowdown should give pause to all shippers.

Flatbed Markets Continue to Boom

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Last week, flatbed volumes surged 10% higher, led by Houston, Fort Worth and Cleveland. While the van markets might be showing signs of heating up, flatbed has been hot all winter long, and getting hotter.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

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</p> <p>We’re seeing the highest demand in these cities and metros:</p> <p><strong>#1 Cleveland, OH:</strong></p> <p>With its award-winning port, superior access to interstate highways and highly ranked distribution infrastructure, the Cleveland Ohio area apparently has a lot of appeal for companies requiring warehouse space in the upper mid-west.

Spot Market Freight Rates Soar After Hurricane Harvey

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per mile, but rates still rose on the lanes to Madison and Cleveland. Van rates rose all across the country last week, following Hurricane Harvey. The national average van rate jumped up 12¢ to $1.90

Flatbed Freight Continues to Gain Momentum

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The average rate on the lane from Cleveland to Roanoke dropped 24¢, but it’s still a powerhouse at $3.61/mile. The Roanoke to Cleveland direction rose 46¢, which more than offset for the declines in the southbound direction.

Is the Freight Recession Really Over?

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Cleveland to Harrisburg jumped up 35¢ to $3.09/mile, which is unusually high for this lane this time of year. Out of Cleveland , the lane to Roanoke, VA , tumbled 57¢ last week to $2.57/mile. Cleveland to Houston also dropped 31¢ to $1.62/mile.

Flatbed Rates and Ratios at Record Highs

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Cleveland is a major producer of steel and auto parts, and two lanes out of Cleveland show up in our top flatbed lanes: #9 Cleveland market to Detroit market. #16 16 Cleveland market to Chicago market.

Where to Find Flatbed Loads in the Off-Season

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Columbus and Cleveland, OH also offered plenty of loads. Rates trended up in Los Angeles, Rock Island, Cleveland and Memphis. Flatbed load availability declined 24% last week on the spot market, as load board activity paused for Thanksgiving. The load-to-truck ratio rose 11%, to 6.4

BluJay Launches 2019 Frictionless Tour Tailgate Events at NFL and College Football Games

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27: Cleveland Browns at New England Patriots. 10: Buffalo Bills at Cleveland Browns. Unique tailgate experience hosted at BluJay’s state-of-the-art RV offers interactive setting to learn about the Frictionless Supply Chain.