Evans Partners with COTS to Help Detroit Families

3PL Insights

As a 92-year-old business based in Detroit, Mich., Recently, Evans was approached by COTS Detroit, a community organization in need of overflow warehousing near their Detroit headquarters. Expanding resources to impact more Detroit families.

Evans Partners with COTS to Help Detroit Families

3PL Insights

As a 92-year-old business based in Detroit, Mich., Recently, Evans was approached by COTS Detroit, a community organization in need of overflow warehousing near their Detroit headquarters. Expanding resources to impact more Detroit families.

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It’s Silicon Valley and Detroit, not Silicon Valley vs Detroit (Pt. II)

QAD

In “ It’s Silicon Valley and Detroit, not Silicon Valley vs Detroit (Pt. Incredible collaborations and subsequent innovations have already been made between Silicon Valley and Detroit. The future of the automotive industry lies in automation, electrification, big data and more, but truth be told — we’re not there yet, and we won’t ever get there unless more companies from Silicon Valley and Detroit join forces and work together.

It’s Silicon Valley and Detroit, not Silicon Valley vs Detroit (Pt. I)

QAD

This shift represents an incredible opportunity for new, disruptive business models, but generally, it has been framed as a point of conflict between the tech giants of Silicon Valley and auto giants of Detroit. Detroit automakers, on the other hand, have the benefit of 100 years of industry and manufacturing expertise under their belts, including an exceptionally disciplined approach to safety, reliability and risk mitigation.

Study: 75 Percent of Companies Plan to Build More Resilient Supply Chains

BluJay Solutions

Detroit Business shared news around BluJay’s Global Research Report, highlighting key findings including the stat that the pandemic is a catalyst for change, with 75% of companies planning to make changes based on lessons learned from COVID-19. In The News Detroit Business

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Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Detroit, MI

Freightera

LTL Freight Rates: From Major Cities in USA & Canada to Detroit, MI. Shipping LTL freight from/to Detroit, MI? All the rates are for 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs, class 100 : From Poughkeepsie, NY to Detroit, MI. From Detroit, MI to Toronto, ON.

Face Masks Breathe New Life into Detroit Economy and Workforce

3PL Insights

Detroit has been hit particularly hard by COVID-19. The post Face Masks Breathe New Life into Detroit Economy and Workforce appeared first on Evans Distribution Systems. In times like these, communities, companies and families must band together to support each other.

Why You Should Start a Business in Detroit

3PL Insights

Why You Should Start a Business in Detroit by Matt Magpantay, Marketing Associate, Evans Distribution Systems The fall of Detroit in 2013 was unfathomable to many at that time. What was once dubbed... The post Why You Should Start a Business in Detroit appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics. Detroit Matt Magpantay Michigan

How Supply Chain Best Practice Metrics Can Predict the NFL Super Bowl

Kinaxis

General News Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain management Aaron Rodgers Associated Press Brett Favre Christmas Dallas Cowboys Detroit Lions Eddie Lacy Green Bay Packers Insider trading Lambeau Field Mike McCarthy (American football) National Football League NFC Championship Game Quarterback Tony Romo by CJ Wehlage For those that follow the National Football League (NFL), these next few weekends are going to be engaging.

On the road! 4 September supply chain conferences we love

Kinaxis

Detroit, Michigan. General News Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply Chain Events Supply chain management Detroit Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference LinkedIn LogiPharma London North America Original equipment manufacturer Sales and operations planning Supply chain by Melissa Clow September is a busy time of year for us at Kinaxis – Many folks here are flying the skies to attend various conferences.

Natural Red Wins Detroit Fulfillment Initiative’s “Pitch It” Competition

3PL Insights

On May 4th, 2017 the Detroit Fulfillment Initiative hosted their first “Pitch It” Event. The event was produced by Pure Michigan Business Connect with MEDC and hosted by the Detroit Regional Chamber. 10 e-commerce companies were selected from Metro Detroit to compete for $20,000 in services to support their business growth. Detroit ENTO. Detroit Denim Co.

Evans and Carhartt Team Up at Detroit Public Schools

3PL Insights

On June 22nd 2017, Evans Distribution teamed up with Carhartt to clear out a Detroit Public School, Durfee Middle School, which closed on June 30, 2017. Durfee will turn into a Community Innovation Center in the fall, spearheaded by Life Remodeled—a not-for-profit devoted to improving blighted neighborhoods in Detroit, and providing community resources to brighten the future of DPS students through hands-on educational opportunities.

Supply chain software firm BluJay to acquire Raven Logistics

BluJay Solutions

Crain’s Detroit Business covered the news of BluJay’s acquisition of Raven Logistics, a leading logistics management company focused on railroad transportation.

Supply Chain News on Auto Parts Plant Near Detroit Seems to have Made it to the Other Side after Near Death Experience

Supply Chain Digest

Introduction of Lean Key, as is Much Lower Wages for Workers

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Coronavirus supply chain disruption: How APIs can help

Axway

It’s what Detroit was 50 years ago—where everything is made. Wuhan province is the largest industrial material component sourcing region in the world.

Small Business Fulfillment and Natural Red: What’s Next?

3PL Insights

For Natural Red , after having won Detroit Fulfillment Initiative’s recent “Pitch It” contest , the immediate goal is to go from selling 5 products a day, to selling 50 products a day. DetroitThe ultimate goal? To see her products in a store like Target. Meeting with Natural Red’s founder, Karen Guilmette about her small business fulfillment needs meant asking the question: how can she get there?

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Drive Labeling “Best Practices” in SAP—including S/4HANA—at Upcoming Auto Event

Loftware

Going to the SAP Best Practices for Automotive event next week in Detroit? Billed as a “one-of-a-kind experiential event”, this annual conference brings together hundreds of auto industry professionals to learn about new solutions, share insights, and network with their peers—including conference speakers—in a highly collaborative, interactive forum. Automotive Supply Chain Labeling SAP

Looking at the shipping side of things — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

Grant, the station manager for AIT Detroit, joins hosts Sebastian Blanco and Grace Sharkey on this episode of Transmission to talk about global challenges in the automotive industry, including how the chip shortage could affect the changeover from the 2021 to 2022 model years.

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Renee Baker

3PL Insights

She was hired as a Customer Service Representative (CSR) at Evans’ Artesian building in Detroit, Michigan. Employees How to Promote from Within Staffing Detroit Leadership Logistics Careers Management Michigan Operations Manager Renee BakerRenee Baker joined the Evans family in 1992.

Michigan Never Forgets – Bob Seger

3PL Insights

Detroit’s Own Bob Seger. Robert Seger is a Detroit native. However, it went to number one in Detroit! At this time, most of Seger’s singles went unnoticed everywhere except Detroit. In 1973, he formed the Silver Bullet Band made up of Detroit-area musicians. In 1975, Seger and the Silver Bullet Band recorded the album Live Bullet at Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit

Auto Manufacturers Struggle with Mexican Supply Chains

Loftware

In fact, one in five vehicles produced in North America is made in Mexico , according to the Detroit Free Press - double the rate recorded in 2004. Mexico plays an important role in the North American auto industry. Thanks to competitive wages, free trade agreements and a strong location, the nation has proven to be an attractive investment opportunity for major automakers looking to build new assembly lines.

When will capacity stop crunching? — Freightonomics

The Supply Chain Journal

On this episode of Freightonomics, they welcome FreightWaves Detroit Bureau Chief Alan Adler to discuss everything from Class 8 truck orders to OEM supply chain problems to labor shortages.

Oh So Spooky: Myths and Legends that Haunt Michigan

3PL Insights

The Nain Rouge or “red dwarf” is a mythical creature of the Detroit, Michigan area. According to legend, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, founder of Detroit, was told by a fortune teller to pacify the Nain Rouge. However, when Cadillac crossed paths with the Nain Rouge on the bank of the Detroit River, Cadillac beat the creature with a stick until it ran away. Consequently, the Nain Rouge doomed Cadillac and the entire city of Detroit to eternal misfortune.

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Matt Cavazos

3PL Insights

He was hired on as a temporary employee to work at Detroit Public Schools’ (DPS) warehouse. How to Promote from Within Staffing Detroit Leadership Logistics Careers Management Matt Cavazos Matthew Cavazos Michigan Operations Manager

Evans Distribution Systems Named Top 100 3PL for 19 Consecutive Years

3PL Insights

Other achievements this year, include earning the ISO 9001:2015 certification at a fifth facility, refreshing the corporate website and enhancing online resources, and partnering with a local nonprofit in need of overflow warehousing near Detroit. # # #. MELVINDALE, Mich.

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Manuel Torres

3PL Insights

How to Promote from Within Staffing Detroit Leadership Logistics Careers Management Manuel Torres Michigan Operations ManagerManuel Torres joined Evans in 2012 during his senior year of high school. He began as a processor/loader for Evans’ Kumho Tire USA account.

How To Overcome Supply Chain Disruption

GlobalTranz

A virus in China disrupts auto manufacturing in Detroit , or a flood in Thailand takes out a cluster of research and production facilities. Supply chain disruption is a fact of life for every company that moves any type of product.

Lineage Logistics: A Data-Driven Approach to Cold Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

However, Lineage, a mid-cap company based in Detroit, Michigan, is one of the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled supply chain providers. Towards the end of last year, Steve Banker and I met with Greg Lehmkuhl, President & CEO, Sudarsan Thattai, CIO, and Chris Timmer, SVP Sales and Value-Added Services from Lineage Logistics. The name Lineage Logistics may not be a household name, but that is something the leadership team is used to.

Vernors – “It’s What We Drink Around Here”

3PL Insights

In the early 1900s, Vernors Ginger Ale was advertised as “Detroit’s Drink.”. Vernors Ginger Ale was created by Detroit pharmacist James Vernor. Soon Vernor permitted other soda fountains throughout Detroit to sell the delicious pop (as we like to call it). As the popularity of the beverage grew, Vernor closed his drugstore to concentrate on the ginger ale alone and opened a soda fountain store closer to the center of Detroit. Detroit

U.S. Companies Shift Production to COVID-19 Supplies

3PL Insights

Business Practices COVID-19 DetroitThe COVID-19 pandemic continues, and with every passing day, we hear about more individuals, communities and businesses finding new innovative solutions to help combat the ongoing crisis.

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The warehouse paradox: Looking to remnant spaces

The Supply Chain Journal

Some markets, like Dallas-Fort Worth, Detroit and Philadelphia grew more than 10% in the third quarter of 2020. As consumers become more willing to open up their wallets and e-commerce continues to surge, acquiring warehouse space near customers is more important than ever.

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Leslie Delekta

3PL Insights

She went on to lead many projects including closing schools for the summer with Detroit Public Schools. How to Promote from Within Warehousing Detroit Facility Management Girl Scouts Leslie Delekta Logistics Careers Management Michigan Operations ManagerWe are highlighting Leslie Delekta in the latest edition of our How to Promote from Within series. Leslie has been an integral part of the Evans team for years, holding multiple positions within the company.

How to Promote from Within: Featuring Leslie Delekta

3PL Insights

She went on to lead many projects including closing schools for the summer with Detroit Public Schools. How to Promote from Within Warehousing Detroit Facility Management Girl Scouts Leslie Delekta Logistics Careers Management Michigan Operations ManagerWe are highlighting Leslie Delekta in the latest edition of our How to Promote from Within series. Leslie has been an integral part of the Evans team for years, holding multiple positions within the company.

The Daily Dash: A call for truck-parking standards

The Supply Chain Journal

Alan Adler from Detroit. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, we highlight the lack of standards among truck-parking notification systems, changes at the top at Lordstown Motors and more. The High Five.

Cruise on Down to Woodward Avenue this Weekend

3PL Insights

It is held annually on the third Saturday in August in Metro Detroit, Michigan. Detroit MichiganThe Woodward Dream Cruise is back and it’s celebrating 25 years! The official date for this year’s Cruise is Saturday, August 17 th , but events begin as early as Thursday, August 15 th and go until Sunday, August 18 th. The Woodward Dream Cruise is the largest one-day classic car event in the world. Did you know that the Woodward Dream Cruise started as just a small fundraiser?