Top Warehouses in North America 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

The top warehouses in North America were recently profiled in a great article by the fine folks at Modern Material Handling. As world trade grows, foreign companies often use domestic warehouses to manage their products. These companies aren’t just looking for some empty space for storage; they are looking for partners who can help them conquer a new market. These companies are technology focused and would rather not invest in warehouses. Jacobson Companies.

ToolsGroup Names David Barton General Manager of North America


BOSTON (May 13, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, announced today that David Barton has joined ToolsGroup as the new general manager of North America.

RELEX Solutions Names Richard Daw Vice President Sales, North America

RELEX Solutions

RELEX Solutions, a leading provider of unified retail planning solutions, announced today that Richard Daw will join the company’s U.S. office as Vice President Sales, North America, to help drive RELEX’s continued expansion in the region. Read PDF.

A Tipping Point?

Supply Chain Shaman

Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group were merging. The merged company will be the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth in the world. The new company will have revenues of $28 Billion with eight $1 billion brands.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Kuebix Tops 5000 Companies Using its Transportation Management System. CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born.

On the road! 4 September supply chain conferences we love


The “Top 15 Supply Chains to Admire” is the culmination of a two-year effort to evaluate supply chain performance and improvement for the years of 2006-2013 by industry by vertical for publicly-held companies.

Ivalua and Axbility Consulting partner to help companies create value through successful procurement transformation


Axbility Consulting, headquartered in New York City, is the North American subsidiary of Axys Consultants, a major player in management consulting with 215 consultants with an annual turnover of $31 million. Axbility will provide Certified Solution Integration & Professional Services for Ivalua across industry sectors, with a focus on organizations throughout North America. is the Axys Consultants subsidiary created in 2018 for the North American market.

Our Users Take Us Higher — We’re an Inventory Management FrontRunner Again!


With the aim to help small businesses to make more informed decisions about what software is right for them, FrontRunners uses real reviews from real users to reveal the top software products for North American small businesses. Thanks to our users, we’ve reached 250 user reviews, averaging 4.5

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America


Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. The exception may be North America, where Frost & Sullivan predicts that it will be shared by several leading solutions.

How America's Clean Coal Dream Unravelled

Supply Chain Brain

Kemper, its managers claimed, would harness dirt-cheap lignite coal — the world’s least efficient and most abundant form of coal — to power homes and businesses in America’s lowest-income state while causing the least climate-changing pollution of any fossil fuel. Last summer the plant’s owner, Southern Company, America’s second-largest utility company, announced it was abandoning construction after years of blown-out budgets and missed construction deadlines. “It

Will the Rapidly Shrinking Store Save Retail?

Supply Chain Brain

The business is evolving and we’re evolving with it,” said Matt Trautwein, the company’s district manager. Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain Management Retail Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Featured Content Consumer Packaged Goods Forecasting & Demand Planning North AmericaThe biggest change for the decades-old shopping center anchor? It was now just half its size.

Trade Wars Put U.S. Small Business on the Front Line

Supply Chain Brain

Small businesses will have a harder time surviving trade wars because retaliatory tariffs may impact smaller companies to a larger extent. Often relying on one foreign market (58 percent of smaller manufacturers) and one product category, trade restrictions and tariffs can close the doors to some of these companies. Companies also ask whether this is posturing that is temporary, or it is a new, more permanent reality. North AmericaThe U.S.-China

Companies Are Taking Unstructured Approach to Corruption

Material Handling & Logistics

On average, less than 10% of companies globally report on business ethics KPIs. While most companies formalize anti-corruption policies through a code of conduct, few are taking the next step and implementing internal control measures,” said Pierre-Francois Thaler, Co-CEO of EcoVadis.

Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization


The adoption of advanced analytics has moved at a much slower pace in Asia Pacific compared to Europe or North America. Companies are increasingly eager to hear about optimization and advanced analytics. There are several areas where companies are eager to apply optimization.

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The Last Fast Mile


an LSO company) operating a fleet of over 2,000 vehicles and 55 facilities. · The role of app-driven driven transportation companies. Moyer: Good companies are always looking for ways to embrace the newest technology to get increased productivity and to control costs.

Self-driving truck company TuSimple wins USPS contract


TuSimple expects this to be a central route for the company because there is already strong demand from other customers for runs between Arizona and Texas. Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: Company’s autonomous technology to be tested over two-week pilot Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Technology Supply Chain Freight eCommerce/Retail Hi-Tech Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

RELEX Solutions Names Ron Fleischer Senior Vice President of Operations, North America

RELEX Solutions

RELEX Solutions, provider of unified retail planning solutions, announced today that Ron Fleischer will join the company as Senior Vice President of North American Operations. office,” said Michael Falck, RELEX President, North America. “I’m Read PDF.

BluJay Gains Momentum with Record Number of Companies Selecting its Supply Chain Technology Solutions

BluJay Solutions

Companies across all global sales regions selected BluJay’s platform in record-breaking first quarter of 2019. Among the new companies choosing BluJay’s platform are: Teys USA Inc. – Zentis North America – a producer of canned fruits and a wide assortment of fruit specialties. Zentis also supplies other companies within the BluJay network with fruit for various products.

Regenerating Logistics

Inbound Logistics

A profile of Denise Kopko, vice president of operations—commercial, supply chain and logistics, with Veolia North America, an environmental services company focused on designing and providing water, waste and energy management solutions for commercial, municipal and industrial customers

Combating the Driver Shortage Problem with Transportation Optimization

Logistics Viewpoints

North America is facing a huge shortage of truck drivers, and the problem is expected to get worse.

Digital Transformation: Why It’s Not an ‘Easy’ Button [Video]

Talking Logistics

Ciarleglio, SVP Sales, North America at Elemica , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How do you define Digital Transformation, and from your perspective, where are most companies today on this journey? Roger A.

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On-demand warehousing company FLEXE secures $43 Million in Series B funding


Since launching in 2013, FLEXE claims to have created the largest open network of warehouses connected through a single technology platform, reaching more than 1,000 warehouses across North America. We are excited to announce our investment in FLEXE, the pioneer of on-demand warehousing, as the company continues to transform the $1.5

MessageBroker chosen to provide Evergreen Garden Care’s fully managed integration service

BluJay Solutions

The largest garden care company outside of North America, Evergreen has undergone significant restructuring since being sold by Scotts, and so requires an integration platform to ensure reliable communication and collaboration with each of the partners across its supply chain.

Shoring up Sourcing Strategies

Inbound Logistics

Shifting manufacturing operations in Asia back to North America provides companies more control of their supply chains, says Steve Sensing of Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

Intermodal Industry Outlook 2017

Supply Chain Link

Intermodal rail transportation has revolutionized the way shippers deliver goods across North America. Intermodal has evolved greatly over the years, with companies strategically looking to make the most.

Companies Collect Faster, Pay Slower and Hold a lot Less Inventory

Material Handling & Logistics

A new study finds that in 2016 public companies had more than $1 trillion unnecessarily tied up in working capital. Companies are improving in the are of working capital. CCC improved by 4% in 2016, largely because companies paid suppliers nearly four days (7.6 % slower.).

How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

The Network Effect

So what does this mean to the logistics companies in these regions? This creates an increase in North American imports and weaker export activity. European companies gain in selling products into North America. Flickr.

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry


For Cerasis, a 3PL is any company that provides technology or services to carry out any of the functions of the supply chain. If you are still managing functions like transportation management in house , it may be time to start looking towards a 3PL in order to continue to scale your company without adding unnecessary costs as you grow. . CEOs from North America and Asia-Pacific forecasted three-year revenue growth averages for their companies of 7.86

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Shoring up Sourcing Strategies

Inbound Logistics

Shifting manufacturing operations in Asia back to North America provides companies more control of their supply chains, says Steve Sensing of Ryder Supply Chain Solutions

Supply Chain Planning BPO: What’s Driving It and Should You Get On Board?


Now Gartner reports that SCP BPO is gaining traction ( Market Guide for Supply Chain Planning BPO or BPaaS, 29 July 2019 ), particularly in North America and Europe. Those companies also reduced planning spend. Within less than 12 months, the company saw rapid improvement.

Corporate America’s New Dilemma: Raising Prices to Cover Higher Transport Costs

Supply Chain Brain

Interviews with executives at 10 companies across the food, consumer goods and commodities sectors reveal that many are grappling with how to defend their profit margins as transportation costs climb at nearly double the inflation rate. Two executives told Reuters their companies do plan to raise prices, though they would not divulge by how much.

Coffee Shops Are Already Running Out of America's Newest Milk Craze

Supply Chain Brain

The switch has taken a toll on companies like Dean Foods Co., In March, the shops ran out of oat milk for about two weeks, and the company’s heard from its distributor that shortages could continue over the next month. Food & Beverage All Technology Sourcing/Procurement/SRM Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Featured Content North AmericaIt’s called oat milk, and baristas love its light, hearty flavor that lets the java beans take center stage.

U.S. Is No Longer One of the Top 10 Most Innovative Countries

Supply Chain Brain

The index scores countries using seven criteria, including research and development spending and concentration of high-tech public companies. High-Tech/Electronics Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North America Asia PacificThe U.S. dropped out of the top 10 in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index for the first time in the six years the gauge has been compiled. South Korea and Sweden retained their No. 1 and No. 2 rankings.

FedEx further distances itself from Amazon with end of ground delivery contract


According to Bloomberg , which received an email statement from FedEx, the company will see its ground-delivery contract with Amazon come to an end at the close of August.

For Bezos, Buffett and Dimon, a Health Push Years in the Making

Supply Chain Brain

When they saw one another at social gatherings or industry conferences, the conversation inevitably steered toward their shared frustration over the impact of medical expenses on their companies’ bottom lines. Echoing a critique of Silicon Valley itself, the enterprise will be free from the need to turn a profit, the companies said. Business Strategy Alignment Healthcare Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News All Technology ERP & Enterprise Systems North America