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

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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 […]. 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.

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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]

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Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning


Our services help clients develop the right supply chain strategy for their business challenges and implement the process and technology solutions to improve Demand/Supply Planning, Procurement and Sourcing, Logistics and Warehousing, and Reverse Logistics business performance. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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CRG completes 1.3 million-square-foot South Carolina distribution centre


The development, originally a 500,280 square foot speculative warehouse, was expanded to accommodate a Fortune 500 investment grade tenant. million-square-foot facility for Kohl's at The Cubes at Etna 70 in Columbus, OH and a 750,000 SF speculative project that was leased to Kimberly-Clark at The Cubes at Dupont in Seattle, WA. CRG, a national real estate development and investment firm, has completed a.

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


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. Warehousing will follow these processes, and value-added services will continue to make up the lower half of the following graphic. Manufacturers are set to invest up to $70 billion in the Industrial Internet of Things ( IIoT ) by 2020, reports John Greenough of Business Insider.

The Internet of Things and the Supply Chain: Serious or Just Flirting?

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It offers the stakeholders a comprehensive report across the supply chain from warehouse to destination of delivery, instead of showing the shipment in transit; it shows the exact location of the shipment. ” Louis Columbus ( @LouisColumbus ), a Principal at IQMS, believes another technology, blockchain, will make the IoT/supply chain even stronger. Numerous supply chain experts insist supply chain processes are experiencing a revolution thanks to emerging technologies.

California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

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October is a critical month for retail freight in advance of the Christmas season, and retailers want to prevent stock-outs while they wait for Asian imports to clear through congested docks and warehouses on the West Coast. 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.

Port Logistics Group acquires e-commerce tech firm Whiplash


Whiplash brings a flexible, scalable technology platform providing shopping cart integration and full-featured Warehouse Management System (WMS) and Order Management System (OMS) capabilities to both emerging and established ecommerce brands. 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.

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Van rates rebound, thanks to retail

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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. With e-commerce boosting demand for retail freight, carriers can take advantage of the higher rates out of markets that serve as warehousing and distribution hubs.

Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

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Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space. Van rates are also way up on key lanes like Columbus to Atlanta , as supply chains adjust to the demand for southbound freight. Chicago and Columbus outbound rates have risen 15% in the past month, since the Midwest hubs have been in position to facilitate rerouted freight from both Harvey and Irma.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

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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.;

People, Processes, and Technology All Required for Supply Chain Transformation

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Louis Columbus ( @LouisColumbus ) goes so far as to insist, “Analytics will revolutionize supply chains in 2018.”[7] For example, some companies are exploring how drones using machine learning can perform real-time inventory counts in warehouses, and others are considering how self-driving vehicles can be used for deliveries.” 7] Louis Columbus, “ Analytics Will Revolutionize Supply Chains In 2018 ,” Forbes , 15 January 2018. [8]

Executing on time, all the time: apparel executive’s guide to competitive advantage

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We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski from Columbus Consulting (CCI) as our guest blogger. Even expedited air shipments arrived late at the warehouse. Partner, Columbus Consulting. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski is a Partner with Columbus Consulting, a retail boutique consulting practice.

Predictive Analytics: Supply Chain’s Cloudy Crystal Ball

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” Supply chain risk management : Martin Clothier, Technical Director at Columbus UK, notes, “There a realistic opportunity here for businesses to not only react to events outside of their control, but use them to gain a competitive edge. Everything from delivery management, costs of goods, order lifecycle, movement of goods, shipping and warehousing costs, inventory management, and customer service can be forecasted through predictive analytic models.”

Van and Reefer Rates Drop, in Mid-July Lull

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Memphis rates mostly held steady, and a 15¢-per mile spike on the lane to Columbus was a bright spot in an otherwise quiet week. DAT TriHaul of the Week: Memphis - Columbus - Gary - Memphis. Rates increased from Memphis to Columbus last week, and that northbound lane is paying $1.94 The return trip from Columbus back to Memphis is not as exciting, at $1.48 Here's the math: Take a load from Columbus to Gary, and a second load from Gary back to Memphis.

Asian imports turn up the heat for vans on the West Coast

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Ships arrived late, and containers were unloaded and drayed to warehouses late, so that cargo is finally heading east and north. Prices between Columbus, OH, and Buffalo, NY, fell in both directions. Columbus to Buffalo fell 18¢ to land at $3.45/mile. Buffalo to Columbus dropped 19¢ to $2.01/mile. Demand for vans continues to heat up on the West Coast, boosting load-to-truck ratios in California, Oregon, Idaho, and Utah.

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS


East Coast to Columbus, Ohio—as opposed to the traditional option of using West Coast facilities—are negligible. Also, shippers want short transit times for fashion items, while pump manufacturers prefer higher inventory levels in warehouses—not on ships—so they can take advantage of every opportunity to make sales. New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS.Connect by TMC.

Planning and managing the critical aspects of a full merchandising season

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You can set exceptions for items as you track them to ensure they’re ordered, shipped, landed, warehoused and shelved on time. Partner, Columbus Consulting. Author: Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski, Partner at Columbus Consulting. The Pareto principle informs a lot of our work at Columbus Consulting International (CCI). Partner, Columbus Consulting. Planning and managing the critical aspects of a full merchandising season. Insights » Whitepapers. Read PDF version.

Consumer Goods Boost Van Rates in Northeast

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That’s a strong sign for consumer goods, since those markets contain warehousing and distribution centers that serve the highest concentration of people in the country. Columbus to Allentown also added 21¢ for an average of $2.94/mile. Since the 4th of July landed on a Tuesday this year, a lot of people also took Monday off. That led to a quieter week on DAT load boards in terms of load and truck posts.

Want to Help With FEMA Loads? It's Complicated.

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Trucks, warehouse space, and logistics services are needed in Florida, Georgia and even Texas, and they may be required soon in Massachusetts or New Jersey. Many freight brokers, including some of the largest 3PLs, have been charged with moving and warehousing emergency freight. Provide warehousing or trucks for non-FEMA relief. First there was Harvey, then Irma. Clean-up and emergency relief efforts are still underway in Texas, Florida and surrounding regions.

Advanced Analytics Continue to Get a Bigger Plate at the Manufacturing Dinner Table


This data can then be used to break down organizational silos, which 20 percent of manufacturers hope to achieve in 2016, asserts Louis Columbus of Forbes. For example, a warehouse management system that is not currently connected to the other warehouses in the network cannot accurately generate a demand forecast for a given time period. Manufacturers face thousands, if not millions, of potential problems and challenges in the coming year.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

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Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. Columbus , Ohio has recently been a desirable market for carriers. As we move into the fourth month of the US COVID-19 outbreak, businesses may begin returning to pre-pandemic operations as states begin reopening. . To effectively track each state’s progress in reopening and how freight is impacted, we will publish a market update for the coming weeks as the country eases out of lockdowns. .

Are High Freight Rates in December the New Normal?

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Van rates on the lane from Columbus to Allentown have averaged $2.96 Other reefer markets with big gains were in metro areas with a lot of refrigerated warehousing, including Chicago, Dallas, and Elizabeth, NJ. There have been strong signs of growth in the spot market since May, but it had mostly been a slow-and-steady climb. That changed last week. December started with the highest week of volumes that we've seen on the spot market in the past two years.

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How Will ELDs and Christmas Affect Van Rates?

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The distribution centers and warehouses in those markets serve the big population centers of the Northeast, so a lot of retail freight is being hauled to its final destination now. The biggest increase last week was on the lane from Columbus to Buffalo , which was up 31¢ to an average of $3.37/mile, as retail freight moved between two distribution hubs. Before this week, the spot market had been a bit calmer in December compared to November.

Retail Shipments Keep Truckload Capacity Tight

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The Memphis to Columbus lane paid 14¢ better at $2.19/mile, with shippers adjusting warehouse inventories. Volumes for the top van markets rebounded 5% last week, as shippers moved freight out the door before month’s end. Van rates remain elevated, despite a drop of a few cents per week since an early October peak. Rates may rebound before Thanksgiving, as retail sales are projected to grow by 6% this holiday season.

Reefers Gain Momentum, Especially in Georgia

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Atlanta was a super-hot market for reefers as well as vans, thanks to all the seasonal produce leaving refrigerated warehouses and food processing plants. Dallas to Columbus got a 37¢ boost, to $2.50. Georgia beat out Texas to become the number-one state for reefer loads last week, with California as a distant third. A lot of that produce originates in the Tifton and Macon markets in Southern Georgia, and is distributed out of Atlanta.

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


Moreover, companies will be able to manage warehouses more efficiently by eliminating overstocking or understocking issues, and new technologies, including 3D printing, will make customization of inventory needs easier. reports Louis Columbus of Supply Chain 24/7. A Quick Recap of Recent Trends in Manufacturing Technology to Think About 2017.

Why Branch Put Down Roots in Minneapolis


From the Short North in Columbus to the Northeast in Minneapolis, entire neighborhoods are being revamped into tech meccas outfitted with the amenities, housing, and features that are drawing entrepreneurs and startups to call the refurbished brick warehouses home. It’s Twin Cities Startup Week , a gathering of the creatives, hackers, investors, makers, entrepreneurs, and startups that are powering the economic future of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.