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

Supply Chain Digest

Houston Chemical Factory Set to Explode after Flooding, New Drone and RFID Inventory System from MIT,Things Looking Up for Container Carriers for a Change, New Amazon FC from Ruins of Huge Cleveland Mall

This Week in Logistics News (April 8-12, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Here’s a video of the technology in action: Meanwhile, “Walmart is expanding its use of robots in stores to help monitor inventory, clean floors and unload trucks,” as reported by Sarah Nassauer and Chip Cutter in the Wall Street Journal. Today’s post was written by a robot.

Why Companies Need a Supplier Relationship Management Strategy

Cerasis

Because of this, businesses are finding it challenging to forecast demand and therefore they risk escalating inventory costs or stock outs. Irina holds an MBA from Brandeis University and BA from Cleveland State University.

9 Headlines Striking Fear into Shippers Lacking a Strong TMS

Supply Chain Collaborator

Headline: Daimler Trucks to Cut its Workforce at Cleveland, NC Factory by 30%. Headline: Bloated Inventories May Slow Port Activity.

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 . .

Economic challenges continue springtime

EFT

Inventories fell 1.5 Durable goods inventories remained almost the same as stocks remain even with slow demand. . Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS.

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.