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


Over the years, working for and with numerous manufacturing companies, I’ve seen many supply chain practices that cost companies money. Reason #3 Not having end-to-end supply chain visibility. Reason #4 Making key decisions by modelling the supply chain in Excel. Reason #5 Not having a supply chain risk management process. Reason #7 Making decisions based on bad data (supply chain data accuracy). by John Westerveld.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Doetinchem, The Netherlands, 26 January 2016 – Gartner and Supply Chain Media have formalised their relationship by signing a collaboration agreement aimed at further improving the quality and international relevance of research in the supply chain sector.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. Labels and Supplies. Connecticut.

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. Supply chain costs of around $5.50 At the same time, though, supply chain costs rose by more than $75 million.

Off to a Healthy Start, Logistics M&A Activity Could be on Hold

Logistics Trends and Insights

Connecticut-based XPO says this latest addition will complement its existing European operations. He adds that the biggest opportunities will lie in technological disruptions and the continual re-invention of the global supply chain. by Amy Wunderlin .

Blockchain: Preventing E. Coli Through Enhanced Traceability


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.

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

Material Handling & Logistics

A common theme is that they are ready to relocate supply chains if the cost of importing Chinese goods becomes prohibitive. One is rearranging our supply chain. "We’re pro-actively taking action," Todd Bluedorn, CEO of Lennox International. "I’m

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LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. In 1975, UPS moved its headquarters to Greenwich, Connecticut. In 1991, UPS moved it’s corporate headquarters from Greenwich, Connecticut to suburban Atlanta, Georgia. In 1992, UPS acquired both Haulfast and Carryfast and rebranded to UPS Supply Chain Solutions. The new segment was rebranded as UPS Supply Chain Solutions. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight.

Accellos Names Bill Ashburn General Manager of Transportation Software Solutions

Supply Chain Network

Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, has named Bill Ashburn General Manager of its line of transportation software solutions. Accellos has recently restructured into business units focused on Transportation, WMS, Third Party Logistics and Supply Chain Execution, a crucial step in its long-term strategy of building a unified suite of supply chain software through acquisition and organic development.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Connecticut. Connecticut officials have issued a mandatory shutdown until May 20. It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware. If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Connecticut? ? . Connecticut officials have issued a mandatory shutdown until May 20.?? . It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware.??? . ensure your supply chain partners?are chain?issues

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Connecticut . Connecticut officials have issued a mandatory shutdown until May 21. . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . Shippers should check with individual supply chain partners to see if they are online. .

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 Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Descartes Signs Agreement With SAP to Enhance Transportation Management Connectivity, Collaboration and Regulatory Compliance.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Knowing these timelines is crucial to supply chain planning. But knowing the general breakdown of crop production, state by state, can help your supply chain roll with the punches. The Golden State is an invaluable resource to the domestic food supply chain.

How Locally Grown Products are Disrupting F&B Manufacturing


This is causing a huge disruption in food manufacturing as well as the food supply chain. Would a customer buying a cranberry product in Milford, Connecticut be more apt to buy a product that says “New England Grown” cranberry versus another brand that does not promote the region?

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. We investigated two questions with our members this week: “How often is risk considered in your supply chain decision-making discussions?”

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


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. The meeting examined why and how companies are deciding to pursue science-based targets for GHG reduction, and explored strategies and tools for businesses to drive action across the value chain.

Tuna Salad and Lotus 1-2-3

Supply Chain Nation

That fall morning in Connecticut was beautiful. The post Tuna Salad and Lotus 1-2-3 appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog.

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. Yet 14 of 16 analysts covering XPO rate it a buy, persuaded by Jacobs' dealmaking smarts, his execution and his vision of an integrated logistics company that uses technology to capitalize on the growth of e-commerce and the worldwide supply chain. "Anyone can buy a company.

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


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.

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] ”[7] All businesses rely on their supply chains and nothing is more important to efficient supply chains than good infrastructure. Over the past few years, the U.S.