Benefits of Using a Detroit Warehouse

3PL Insights

This article will explain the strategic advantages of having a dedicated warehouse based in Detroit. The transportation capabilities for the city of Detroit are quite impressive. Detroit is a hub for new businesses. Location, location, location.

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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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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.

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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.

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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. 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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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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‘It was a nightmare’: A trucker’s cross-border hazmat run on 9/11

The Supply Chain Journal

via the Ambassador Bridge linking Windsor, Ontario, to Detroit. “It Canada Driver issues News Top Stories Trucking 9/11 Ambassador Bridge border security Cross-border trucking Detroit hazardous materials Laredo terrorism Truck drivers US-Canada borderOn the morning of Sept.

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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.

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Impact of Vaccine Mandate and Drivers Crossing U.S. Canadian Border

3PL Insights

The bridge which connects Windsor, Ontario to Detroit, Michigan has an especially large impact on the automotive industry which is already strained due to chip, labor, and part shortages.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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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Circle Logistics Launches Drayage Division to Alleviate Inland Port Pressures

Supply Chain Brain

Circle Logistics (Circle), a third-party logistics (3PL) provider, officially announced that it has launched a drayage division to provide support at the Port of Detroit, the largest seaport in the state of Michigan

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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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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

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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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Partnering with A 3PL for Value Added Services

3PL Insights

3PL Derek Byrd Detroit Logistics Uncategorized crating Ed Lankford evans distribution systems foreign trade zone manufacturing packaging Value Added

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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.

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