Columbus Day 2018

Enterra Insights

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.

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

Zipline Logistics

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.

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.

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

Top 10 Ways Internet of Things and Blockchain Strengthen Supply Chains

C3 Solutions

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WERC Annual Conference 2019 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

SCDigest Editor Dan Gilmore from the conference floor in Columbus

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

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.

Why Supply Chain Visibility Isn’t Enough

PLS Logistics

Nancy Marino, from Columbus Consulting, believes that today's businesses need to go beyond visibility to full transparency. Visibility is a buzzword in the logistics environment; it represents the real-time status of supply chain processes. In her interview to SupplyChainBrain , she claims that consumers want to know where their order is at every point in the supply chain and that requires more than supply chain visibility.

Machine Learning and the Business of Tomorrow

Enterra Insights

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]

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

Logistics Viewpoints

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.

Van freight gears up for the holidays

DAT Solutions

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

5 Future Applications of the Industrial Internet of Things in Manufacturing & Logistics

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Additionally, overall maintenance costs have dropped by 30 percent, and predictive maintenance has reduced machine-specific failures by 70 percent, reports Louis Columbus of Forbes magazine.

Spot Market Van Rates Soared in September

DAT Solutions

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.

5 Reasons Why Manufacturers Who Focus on Customer Experience Will Win

Cerasis

In fact, manufacturers can collaborate with third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ), like Cerasis , to realize the benefits of collaboration and taking advantage of business-to-business (B2B) sales through integration of systems, explains Louis Columbus of Supply Chain 24/7.

5 Reasons Why The Use of the IIoT by Manufacturers Is Unavoidable

Cerasis

According to Louis Columbus of Forbes magazine , the IIoT is estimated to unlock manufacturing savings more than $11 trillion by 2025 globally, boosting overall economic value by 33 percent.

6 Recent Trends in Manufacturing Technology to Increase Agile Responsiveness, Continuous Improvement & Customization

Cerasis

reports Louis Columbus of Supply Chain 24/7. A Quick Recap of Recent Trends in Manufacturing Technology to Think About 2017.

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.

Artificial Intelligence and Omnichannel Operations

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Louis Columbus ( @LouisColumbus ), a Principal at IQMS/Dassault Systemes, notes, “AI and machine learning are enabling omnichannel strategies to scale by providing insights into the changing needs and preferences of customers, creating customer journeys that scale, delivering consistent experiences. 5] Louis Columbus, “ 10 Ways AI & Machine Learning Are Revolutionizing Omnichannel ,” Forbes , 17 February 2019. [6]

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

DAT Solutions

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. Beef and other meats shipping out of Dallas pushed rates up 20¢ on the lane to Columbus.

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.

Spot market settles after Hurricane Florence

DAT Solutions

RISING Pricing out of the Midwest is still strong, and rates out of Columbus, OH , jumped up another 4% last week. As people in the Carolinas try their best to return to their normal routines, the freight markets have settled back down into typical seasonal trends following Hurricane Florence.

Spot Market Van Volume Hits Record-Breaking High

DAT Solutions

Prices rose the most out of Columbus and Buffalo , with significant increases on 4 major lanes out of Buffalo. Buffalo to Columbus was also up 31¢ to $2.21/mile. Columbus to Atlanta gained 32¢ at $2.99/mile. Columbus to Philly averaged a whopping $3.65/mile last week.

Agile retailing: new ways to manage uncertainty, disruption and innovation

RELEX Solutions

We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski from Columbus Consulting (CCI) as our guest blogger. At Columbus Consulting we believe it is the combination of mindset, principles, process, methods, and tools that enhance a retailer’s ability to lead change and adapt to it.

Van Volumes Holding Steady After Hot Start

DAT Solutions

Lower prices out of Columbus , OH, balanced against higher rates on some inbound lanes. Atlanta to Columbus rates rose 18¢ to $2.32/mile, the highest point for that lane in several weeks.

California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

DAT Solutions

On the down side, there were fewer loads moving out of Columbus and Chicago last week, but outbound rates remain strong in the Midwest. Spot market activity often ramps up in the West during the fall season, but there's added pressure this month.

What to Do Now Before the Panama Canal Expands

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Shippers in Columbus, OH, will be in the battleground region of the United States, with ports on the East and West Coasts vying for their business. The Panama Canal expands in 2016. What will it mean for U.S. logistics?

How the Chicken Nugget Became the True Symbol of Our Era

Supply Chain Brain

First taking shape in the era of Christopher Columbus, capitalism created a peculiar binary order. In the centuries between Columbus and the industrial revolution, enslaved and indentured Africans, Asians, indigenous peoples and virtually all women became part of “nature” — and treated cheaply as a result. Chicken is already the most popular meat in the U.S., and is projected to be the planet’s favourite flesh by 2020.

5 Lanes With the Biggest Mid-July Drops

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Columbus, OH, to Buffalo , down 53¢ to an average of $3.71/mile. Atlanta to Columbus , down 48¢ to $2.53. Memphis to Columbus , down 46¢ to $2.92. Columbus to Memphis , down 44¢ to $1.93.

Van rates rebound, thanks to retail

DAT Solutions

Retail shipments pushed rates higher out of Columbus, and Seattle pricing improved, offsetting some of the falling rates in California. Columbus to Buffalo , up 31¢ to $3.99/mile. Philadelphia to Columbus , up 20¢ to $1.84/mile.

Port Logistics Group acquires e-commerce tech firm Whiplash

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The acquisition comes on the heels of the company's recent expansion into new facilities and markets, including its opening of a 305,000-square-foot facility in Columbus, Ohio, strategically located for D2C fulfillment to much of the US population. Port Logistics Group , an omnichannel logistics services provider, has acquired Whiplash Merchandising, Inc.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , April 28 – May 1, Columbus, OH. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, it emphasizes flexibility to meet customer requirements. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers.

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Spring Has Sprung for Spot Market Freight

DAT Solutions

Retail freight is also rebounding after a lull, which we can see in the higher rates on the lane from Memphis to Columbus , OH, and others that are heavily influenced by retail shipments. Memphis to Columbus up 19¢ to $2.76/mile.