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.

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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

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. On March 23, the Governor of Michigan announced an executive order to close all non-essential businesses in order to suppress the spread of COVID-19.

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.

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 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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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

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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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. When Coronavirus halts the center of the world’s parts manufacturing, companies are left scrambling to keep their … API Management Hot topics AMPLIFY api

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. Throughout her career at Evans, Renee has worked in almost every operation—from a CSR in the office to a helping hand on the warehouse floor to even a truck dispatcher when needed.

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.

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.

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.

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

GM COVID-19 Production Ramp Up

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Detroit auto makers derive much of their profit from those vehicles, and resuming the production is especially important to GM since its inventories were depleted by a labor walkout last fall. General Motors Co.’s s ambitious plans to ramp up production of its high-profit pickup trucks is bumping up against supply-chain reality. The auto maker is facing a shortage of parts from Mexico because of separate timelines for reopening U.S. and Mexican plants.

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.

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.

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?

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. It is heartwarming when you see people share supplies or raise money for those out of work, but when you see large corporations get involved, it hits differently. You begin to have a renewed faith in society’s capabilities during times of need.

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Michigan, It’s Time to Bring Out Your Dirndl or Lederhosen!

3PL Insights

Detroit Michigan events Frankenmuth Hofbrauhaus Munich Oktoberfest SeptemberGuten tag! Frankenmuth, Michigan is celebrating its 30 th Oktoberfest this year. What is Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest originated in Munich, Germany in 1810 and it has been held annually ever since. It is a Volksfest or “people’s festival,” which combines a beer festival and carnival, to celebrate Bavarian culture. Munich’s Oktoberfest is the largest Volksfest in the world.

Michigan, It’s Time to Bring Out Your Dirndl or Lederhosen!

3PL Insights

Detroit Michigan events Frankenmuth Hofbrauhaus Munich Oktoberfest SeptemberGuten tag! Frankenmuth, Michigan is celebrating its 30 th Oktoberfest this year. What is Oktoberfest? Oktoberfest originated in Munich, Germany in 1810 and it has been held annually ever since. It is a Volksfest or “people’s festival,” which combines a beer festival and carnival, to celebrate Bavarian culture. Munich’s Oktoberfest is the largest Volksfest in the world.

3PL Best Practices

3PL Insights

3PL Inventory Management Logistics Quality Trucking Uncategorized Warehousing Derek Byrd Detroit evans distribution systems Michigan by Brandon Hood – Customer Service Rep, Evans Distribution Systems Some 3PL best practices include successfully using business metrics and inventory management systems.

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Partnering with A 3PL for Value Added Services

3PL Insights

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Leading Industry Experts Attend SAP Best Practices Automotive

Loftware

This year's Best Practice's for Automotive event took place this past week at the MGM Grand in Detroit, one of the leading locations in the automotive industry. What better place to explore best practices in automotive! So it’s no surprise that the event drew hundreds of industry professionals and subject matter experts. Automotive SAP

Discover “Best Practices” in Labeling at SAP Auto Event

Loftware

Are you heading to the SAP Best Practices for Automotive event next week in Detroit? Loftware will be there and we’re excited to take in many of the sessions—as well as meet with attendees to learn about their labeling challenges. Automotive SAP

Top Supply Chain and Logistics Automation Trends to Watch for in 2019

Cerasis

According to see CCJ Digital.com , trucks North America has expanded the availability of the Detroit connect analytics to new truck models, which will allow more shippers to leverage information gained through IoT-enabled sensors and logs. The concept of automating processes and activities is a major sticking point for supply chain and logistics.

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Canadian Trucking Traffic

3PL Insights

For anyone who isn’t native to Detroit, it may be surprising to find out that our closest border crossing to Canada is actually south of the state’s lines. On this border lies the Ambassador Bridge, which is a large suspension bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. In 2016, truck crossings between Detroit-Windsor rose 8 percent in the first quarter.

Why Michigan is Important for Amazon Expansion

3PL Insights

Detroit is the starting line of the world’s imagination.” . “We Those words are a striking part of the video as featured on detroitmovestheworld.com , a website created as a part of the proposal to Amazon—Detroit being a candidate for Amazon’s second headquarter location. As one of the featured cities in Forbes’ “Top 10 Most Affordable Cities,” Detroit also offers a reasonably priced environment for arts, culture, housing, and work.

Automotive Industry Increases Demand for SiC Chips

Schooled by Science

Read Time: 3 minutes We’ve come a long way since the first Ford Model T rolled off the Detroit assembly lines in 1908. Automotive… The post Automotive Industry Increases Demand for SiC Chips appeared first on Schooled By Science. Manufacturing & Engineering

Ford Keeps on Truckin’

APICS

According to The Detroit Free Press, F-Series trucks contribute more than $100 million a day to Ford revenue Ford F-150s are the United States’ best-selling vehicle and a serious financial boon for the carmaker.

Penske Logistics opens 606,000 sq ft fresh distribution center in Michigan

EFT

A grant from the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF), as well as tax incentive abatements requested through the Detroit Aerotropolis from the City of Romulus. City of Romulus, Wayne County, Detroit Aerotropolis, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, and our highly valued associates. We are grateful to join the Detroit Region Aerotropolis Development Corporation, the city of Romulus and Wayne County in helping to drive Penske's expansion here in Southeast Michigan.