Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #8: Keeping supply chain information in silos (and preventing your users from making the best decisions)

Kinaxis

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This Week in Logistics News (May 20-24, 2019)

Talking Logistics

This meant skipping school and work on Friday and leaving the house by 6:00 am to catch the 9:00 am ferry in Connecticut. I would be on a ferry heading to Long Island right now. For the past six Memorial Day weekends, I’ve been going to a baseball tournament on Long Island with my sons.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

In 1975, UPS moved its headquarters to Greenwich, Connecticut. In 1991, UPS moved it’s corporate headquarters from Greenwich, Connecticut to suburban Atlanta, Georgia. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia.

Blockchain: Preventing E. Coli Through Enhanced Traceability

Kinaxis

While investigators traced the heads of lettuce from the prison back to a Yuma business called Harrison Farms, “they haven’t been able to reconstruct the path of the chopped lettuce that made people sick from Washington state to Louisiana to Connecticut,” McKenna writes.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Connecticut. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

Other poor performers alongside Rhode Island in both reports include Maine, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Connecticut, Mississippi, and, surprisingly, Massachusetts, all of which came in the bottom 10 in both reports. Connecticut. #40. Connecticut.

This Week in Logistics News (July 27-31, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It’s my birthday on Sunday and she came from Connecticut to spend a few days with me and the family. “I “I can’t believe I have a 45 year old son,” my mom says to me yesterday.

Most Important U.S. Infrastructure to Build is within its Borders

Enterra Insights

On the other end of the spectrum, the study found the following ten states falling woefully short in maintaining their infrastructure: Mississippi, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, West Virginia, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.[4] Over the past few years, the U.S. economy has boomed and unemployment rates have fallen. While the full impact of current trade and immigration policies remain uncertain, one thing is certain — if the U.S.

Better Than Amazon? How Bradley Jacobs Turned a $63M Bet Into a $12Bn Transportation Empire

Supply Chain Brain

He renamed Express-1 after its XPO stock symbol, moved its headquarters to Connecticut and over four years spent more than $7bn on 17 acquisitions. "Anyone can buy a company. You just have to sign a contract and wire the money," he says. But conceiving how those acquired company parts can be integrated into an organically growing entity takes a special creative talent. "Even

Gartner and Supply Chain Media formalise partnership to gain new industry insights in Europe

Supply Chain Movement

Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 7,600 associates, including more than 1,600 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 90 countries.

Companies Say They're Ready to Move Supply Chains From China

Material Handling & Logistics

And those items tend to be folding knives, the Westcott ruler business, and some first aid components that go into our first aid kits," Walter Johnsen, CEO of the Connecticut-based maker of cutting, measuring and safety products, said during an Oct.

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If He Had Run a Little Faster

Talking Logistics

A few hours later, Mike and his family boarded a plane back home to Maryland, the others drove back home to Connecticut, and I went upstairs to my study and sat by the window, silent and heartbroken. My wife’s cousin Mike ran the Boston Marathon on Monday. He was running in memory of my wife’s brother Paul who died at age 3 of cancer, before my wife was even born.

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Controversial Rhode Island Truck-Only Tolls Raise Infrastructure Funds

Freight Center

Meanwhile, Rhode Island continues to build more gantries — the third one went online in mid-August — and Connecticut is doing its own study of assessing tolls against heavy-duty trucks only. Tolls on Large Trucks. Rhode Island’s roads and bridges are in the worst condition of any in the country, according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Census Bureau and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Welcome Amazon to the Freight Brokerage Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

The service is currently in beta, and is only available for shipments between warehouses in five states — Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. It’s been over a week now since the news broke about Amazon and their freight brokerage business.

This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I received a few questions yesterday about Indago , our new market research community for supply chain practitioners that benefits charities. The most common question was “What does Indago mean?”. Indago is a Latin word that means “to investigate, search out, try to find/procure by seeking.”.

From the Archives: The Journeys We Take, The Choices We Make

Talking Logistics

We had just graduated from college, and instead of starting work immediately, we decided to spend most of the summer on the road, making our way from the ocean coast in Connecticut to the ocean shore in Oregon.

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Pull Your Own Upset

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Here are the five basketball scenarios and lessons learned: In 2006 George Mason forced Connecticut to show some respect. By Jim Tompkins. CEO, Tompkins International. The April 2014 edition of Men’s Health magazine featured an interesting column called “Pull Your Own Upset.”

Thank You “Sticky Buns” Jeff

Talking Logistics

We were in Pennsylvania, already several days and hundreds of miles into our post-college-graduation cycling journey that had started back in Connecticut. Random violence makes the news because it is rare, whereas routine kindness doesn’t make the news because it is so common. — Matt Ridley, author of “The Rational Optimist” from his essay Why Is It So Cool to Be Gloomy? Wall Street Journal, November 16, 2018). You’re not going to eat that, are you?!”

Accellos Names Bill Ashburn General Manager of Transportation Software Solutions

Supply Chain Network

He continues to work primarily in the Prophesy office in Bloomfield, Connecticut, managing a staff of more than 25 in that location as well as the team at Accellos’ Oakville, Ontario office. “We Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, has named Bill Ashburn General Manager of its line of transportation software solutions.

A Year In Events: Looking Back At 2016 (US Edition)

EcoVadis

From California to Connecticut, and Novi to New Orleans, EcoVadis was on the ground contributing to the advancement of sustainable procurement and CSR/sustainability practices in global supply chains during our most active year on record in the US.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

If you were to tell me that your company had never looked at its supply chain costs and sought to deliver reductions, I would be mightily surprised.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Connecticut. Connecticut generally imports more than it exports, making outbound freight rates more affordable. Most freight shipments into the state of Connecticut go by way of truck ( 94% ). Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Connecticut. Connecticut generally imports more than it exports, making outbound freight rates more affordable. Most freight shipments into the state of Connecticut go by way of truck ( 94% ). Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Connecticut. Connecticut generally imports more than it exports, making outbound freight rates more affordable. Most freight shipments into the state of Connecticut go by way of truck ( 94% ). Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape.

Tuna Salad and Lotus 1-2-3

Supply Chain Nation

That fall morning in Connecticut was beautiful. In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, JDA CEO Girish Rishi writes about a remarkable woman who gave him a life-changing opportunity as a young college student. I don’t remember ever facing prejudice. I have lived in three continents, traveled to 40 countries, spent time in rural places and in urban settings, worked in small and large companies.

Freight Rates Were Mostly Neutral Ahead of Winter Storm

DAT Solutions

That'll no doubt affect freight movements, with trucks banned from some highways in the Northeast while Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Virginia declare states of emergency. A blizzard has left much of the East Coast buried under snow.