Columbus Day 2018

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Columbus Day is a U.S. federal holiday commemorating the date when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the Americas. Because Columbus and colonization remain controversial subjects, Columbus Day is not as widely celebrated as other U.S. celebration of Columbus’ landing on 12 October 1492 took place some 300 years later (1792) “by the Columbian Order (Society of St. Columbus Day has been observed on the second Monday of October since 1971.

Columbus Day 2020: A Holiday in Search of a Name

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Today is officially Columbus Day. According to the website, “Columbus Day is one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government. All non-essential federal government offices are closed on Columbus Day, and all federal employees are paid even if they receive the day off. Many private-sector employees will also receive paid time off or special holiday pay on Columbus Day.


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Behind the Scenes Look: Moving Pelotonia Bikes from NYC to Columbus

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Cycling to raise money for cancer research has become an annual tradition in Columbus. The post Behind the Scenes Look: Moving Pelotonia Bikes from NYC to Columbus appeared first on Zipline Logistics. Pelotonia, a late summer staple in Central Ohio, has grown from humble beginnings to an event that includes 7,500 riders from all around the country peddling to help find a cure for the disease. On Aug. 2, 2019, each one of […].

What Makes Zipline Logistics One of the Top Places to Work in Columbus?

Zipline Logistics

In 2019 Zipline Logistics earned numerous awards for its outstanding company culture — a definitive attribute that consistently makes it one of the top places to work in Columbus. What Makes Zipline One of the Best Places to Work in Columbus ?

Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2019

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Columbus Day, a day set aside to celebrate the discovery of the New World by Europeans, has become a source of controversy. The History Channel notes, “Over 500 years after he ‘discovered’ the New World — kicking off centuries of exploration and colonization of the Americas — Christopher Columbus is still honored with a federal holiday on the second Monday of every October. 1] Staff, “ Why Columbus Day Courts Controversy ,” History, 7 October 2019. [2]

Supply Chain News on Amazon Takes More Heat, as Columbus, OH Worker Dies on Fulfillment Center Floor, another Worker Fired for Going to Hospital for Dying Relative

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The Guardian Alleges Worker was nott Found for 20 Minutes, Had Received Bad Advice from In House Clinic the Week Before

Columbus, Ohio: Strategic Manufacturing and Logistics Site (Infographic)

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The post Columbus, Ohio: Strategic Manufacturing and Logistics Site (Infographic) appeared first on Zipline Logistics. Ohio has many nicknames—the Buckeye State, the Birthplace of Aviation, the Mother of Presidents—but there’s one you won’t find on any license plates or bumper stickers: Gateway to the World. Ohio is home to more than a dozen intermodal railroad terminals, over 5,000 miles of rail lines, four dedicated air cargo terminals, roughly 760 warehouse […].

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for March 25, 2020 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

Fred Simpson of Columbus, IN and Christina Alcorn of Alvarez and Marsal Take Home the Prize with a Great Captions

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for May 29, 2019 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

Brian Spooner of Columbus, OH Takes Home the Prize with a Great Caption

Supply Chain Comment on Trip Report for WERC 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Another Solid Performance at WERC Conference in Columbus, Where It All Began 42 Years Ago

10 Ways Machine Learning is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

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This post was originally posted on and written by Louis Columbus, Contributor at Forbes. Supply Chain IoT supply chain technology, supply chain analytics supply chain visibility what is supply chain visibility Machine Learning artificial intelligence freight supply chain management Forbes

Top 10 Ways Internet of Things and Blockchain Strengthen Supply Chains

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This post was originally posted on and written by Louis Columbus, Contributor at Forbes. supply chain management Forbes artificial intelligence Machine Learning Big Data logistics internet of things IoT C3 Yard Blog C3 C3 Blog C3 Solutions Supply Chain C3 Reservations Blockchain AI

Digital Transformation Helps with Corporate Alignment

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Louis Columbus ( @LouisColumbus ) suggest ten way cognitive technologies can help companies achieve successful digital transformations.[4] Columbus writes, “AI is helping to more precisely define customers’ preferences and needs, leading to more accurate personas that guide digital transformation projects from the very beginning.” 4] Louis Columbus, “ 10 Ways AI Can Improve Digital Transformation’s Success Rate ,” Forbes , 15 April 2020. [5]

Industry 4.0 was Delayed, not Cancelled, by the Pandemic

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Business and tech writer Louis Columbus ( @LouisColumbus ) asserts this is the wrong strategy. ” Kottayil and Columbus suggest a few steps manufacturers need to take to continue a successful transformation journey.

Machine Learning and the Business of Tomorrow

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Louis Columbus ( @LouisColumbus ) explains, “Enterprises are striving to find greater meaning in the massive amounts of data they generate and save every day. Columbus asserts, “Machine learning makes it possible to discover patterns in supply chain data by relying on algorithms that quickly pinpoint the most influential factors to a supply networks’ success, while constantly learning in the process.”[5]

West Coast Heats Up for Van Freight

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Buffalo to Columbus climbed 28¢ to $2.57. Columbus, OH , has been one of the hottest van freight markets ever since Hurricane Harvey caused massive disruptions, but rates have started to normalize. Columbus to Buffalo fell 19¢ but still averaged $3.42/mile. Columbus to Allentown was down 14¢ to $3.72/mile. Columbus to Memphis also dropped 13¢ to $2.15/mile.

Port of Charleston cargo volume up nearly 28% year-over-year

The Supply Chain Journal

The SCPA’s schedule at midday Wednesday showed eight vessels berthed or slated to arrive in the next 36 hours at Wando Welch, three at North Charleston, one at Columbus Street and none at Leatherman. .

This Week in Logistics News (September 27 – October 3)

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Happy October, the month of Octoberfest, Halloween, and Columbus Day. On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus’ expedition from Spain reached what is believed to be the Bahamas. This day was the inspiration for a holiday due to the belief that his expedition was the first from Europe to reach the Americas. But we now know […]. This Week in News

Manufacturers, Technology, and the Digital Age

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Louis Columbus ( @LouisColumbus ), a Principal at IQMS, explains, “Going into 2020, manufacturers are at an inflection point in their adoption of analytics and business intelligence (BI). Columbus writes, “Cycle Time quantifies the amount of elapsed time from when an order is placed until the product is manufactured and entered into finished goods inventory. ” Columbus makes an important point about improving performance over time.

WERC Annual Conference 2019 Video Review and Comment

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SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the conference floor in Columbus

Can’t find available warehouse space? Turn to a 3PL

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According to real estate services firm JLL, the demand for industrial real estate in Columbus, OH is expected to surge by 61% from 2020 to 2021. If you’re struggling to find available warehouse space for your products, you’re not alone.

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A supply chain for telemedicine — Medically Necessary

The Supply Chain Journal

For one airport, that trend is not the case; airfreight is booming at Columbus Regional Airport and Bryan Schreiber, director of business development for the CRA Authority, explains why.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of April 13, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

Tiny Columbus, IN is an Export Titan, Layoffs Continue at Walmart, Says Funds Needed for eCommerce, Boeing Could See Major Savings from 3D Printing, Parcel Carriers Hiking Rates Big Time in Japan

Marketing and Artificial Intelligence

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” Louis Columbus ( @LouisColumbus ), a marketing and product management leader, suggests several ways AI and machine learning are improving marketing.[4] Artificial intelligence (AI) is having the same kind of impact in the marketing sector as it is in other economic sectors.

South Carolina Ports Authority boasts record 2021 fiscal year

The Supply Chain Journal

Vehicle volume at the Columbus Street Terminal was 253,981 vehicles, a 27% increase from fiscal year 2020. South Carolina Ports Authority celebrated a banner year for its Port of Charleston complex. The port system handled a record 2.55

FreightWaves Classics: Aviation begins; air cargo follows quickly (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

Piloting a Wright Model B aeroplane 65 miles from Dayton to Columbus, Ohio, Philip Parmelee delivered a package containing 200 pounds of silk for the grand opening of a retail store. Orville and Wilbur Wright flew their airplane for the first time on December 17, 1903.

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The True Cost of OTIF Failure with Andrew Lynch

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5000 fastest growing company for 8 years, is a 9-time winner of the Columbus Business First Fast 50 Award and is consistently recognized as a Top 100 3PL by trusted outlets such as Food Logistics Magazine and Transport Topics. The True Cost of OTIF Failure with Andrew Lynch.

Van freight gears up for the holidays

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Out East, Buffalo to Columbus recovered 21¢ to hit $2.21/mile. Columbus to Memphis rates declined 13¢ to $1.85/mile. The West Coast continued to drive spot market demand last week. Load-to-truck ratios in Los Angeles hit 12.2 on Friday, even stronger than the prior Friday when it was just over 10. Los Angeles outbound rates rose last week, which is in contrast to declining rates in most of the remainder of the country.

Spot Market Van Rates Soared in September

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Columbus is a key distribution point for the Midwest and the Northeast, and it shipped more to the Southeast after the storms. Columbus to Allentown, PA , surged 50¢ to an average of $3.86/mile. Columbus to Memphis climbed 37¢ to $2.28/mile. The national average van rate rose for the fifth week in a row. At $1.97 per mile , the average rate in September was 18¢ higher than the August average, and 35¢ higher than September 2016.

Warning: Book now or ‘Christmas may be canceled’

The Supply Chain Journal

If you are a pool seller in Columbus, Ohio, no one is going to buy that pool in August unless at a massive discount.”. Containers don’t lie — and currently they tell the unvarnished ugly story of the supply chain bottleneck facing importers.

FreightWaves Classics: Interstate 14 moves traffic in central Texas…

The Supply Chain Journal

280 from Auburn-Opelika to Columbus, Georgia U.S. 80 from Columbus to Macon Interstate 16 from Macon to Savannah. On June 26, 1956, the U.S. Senate and U.S.

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2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

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Higher prices out of Memphis and Columbus tell us that retail traffic is moving, and higher rates out of Dallas and Seattle show us that the improvement is far-reaching. We got some improvement on some backhaul lanes too, where rates are generally higher going in the opposite direction: Buffalo to Columbus rates rose 15¢ to $1.65/mile. Beef and other meats shipping out of Dallas pushed rates up 20¢ on the lane to Columbus.

Kroger partnering with KNAPP to automate Great Lakes Distribution Center

The Supply Chain Journal

Amy McCormick, Kroger’s corporate affairs manager, said the move “will more than double our capacity and allow us to better serve our customers in the Columbus division of Kroger.” Kroger Co.

LifeWay Christian Stores selects RELEX supply chain software for forecasting, replenishment & allocation

RELEX Solutions

RELEX Solutions, in collaboration with Columbus Consulting International , to support LifeWay Christian Stores with upgrading its supply chain management in order to reduce inventory and increase availability. Jon Beck, CEO, Columbus Consulting International says: “As the final step in the merchandising process, allocation is a critical business process that requires careful evaluation and balance. About Columbus Consulting International. Read PDF.

Hurricane Michael halts shipments

DAT Solutions

One of the few lanes that was not hurt by the storm was Memphis to Columbus, OH , up 10¢ to an average of $2.32mile. Once again, the supply chains were dealt a major disruption last week from Mother Nature. With Hurricane Florence, the advanced warning allowed businesses to plan ahead, reschedule shipments and reposition their trucks. Hurricane Michael, on the other hand, went from a tropical depression to a Category 4 storm in just two days.