How the Coronavirus is underscoring the relevance of Global Supply Chain throughput: From the Frontlines of Yokohama, Milan, and Southern Florida

ThroughPut

Last week, I couldn’t find some backup facial masks in all of southern Florida. Without consumer spending, which are all enabled by logistics, manufacturing, and retail operations, America’s macroeconomic model would go belly-up. Southern Florida.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. I have to go to the grocery store again today to replenish our inventory (yeah, I don’t shop for groceries online; as the son of a bodegero, I’m old fashioned that way.).

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

Logistics Trends and Insights

Logistics mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were off to a good start in Q1 of 2020, following increased activity to wrap up 2019. billion of industrial property in Central and Eastern Europe to Singapore-based logistics provider GLP. Logistics Mergers & Acquisitions Supply Chai

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friend Kelli Harris, a consultant and recent college graduate in Logistics Management. Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. Nowadays, to succeed in business, it is not enough to use marketing approaches; it is required to apply modern efficient methods of management to stream processes, such as logistics. Logistics and Supply Chain Management .

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This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends.

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

ShipBob

As the ecommerce industry grows, the logistics of getting orders to customers has become more complicated — especially with the novel coronavirus impacting entire supply chains. But the ecommerce logistics infrastructure needed to meet consumers’ demands is not easy to achieve by yourself.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

Omni-channel Emerging as Top Retail Logistics Issue

Supply Chain Network

Last year in Florida at RILA Logistics 2013, the topic of multi-channel was discussed with 5 related presentations delivered where the challenges of the coming omni-channel revolution were laid down. So why am I suggesting that Omni-channel is now emerging to be the top retail logistics challenge being faced today by retailers? Networked companies have a single version of information related to inventory status, POs, inventory, shipments, payments and documents.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Florida. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDI

[Infographic] 5 Ways STEM Education is Leading the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

The studies of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have shaped the logistics industry into what it is today. Logistics, the discipline that manages the shipping and distribution of goods to consumers, has made momentous strides in recent years with help from new technology.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

Many of the states affected contained key ports and supply destinations, as well as transportation and logistics hubs. It is the largest container port in the state of Florida and ninth in the United States. This involved in some cases, diverting some inventory bound for other regions.

7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Fulfillment by Amazon or Amazon FBA lets sellers in the Amazon marketplace take advantage of Amazon’s giant logistics operation to ship their orders. Amazon FBA Inventory Woes. Mishandled inventory is one of the problems most commonly reported by Amazon FBA sellers.

Hurricane Best Practices for Your Supply Chain

Elementum

Hurricane Michael is approaching Florida via the Gulf Coast, threatening to rise from its current Category 1 status before making landfall on Wednesday. Mitigate this as much as possible by moving at-risk inventory to strategic locations. Get support from the logistics community.

Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

In North America we certainly hear a lot about Florida oranges and as such I myself have certainly assumed that Florida was the Orange capital of the world. 70% of production comes from Florida, followed by California. SCM #SupplyChain #oranges #orangejuice #food #logistics.

Hurricane Best Practices for Your Supply Chain

Elementum

Hurricane Michael is approaching Florida via the Gulf Coast, threatening to rise from its current Category 1 status before making landfall on Wednesday. Mitigate this as much as possible by moving at-risk inventory to strategic locations. Get support from the logistics community. The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) helps businesses coordinate warehousing, transportation, and logistics aid during natural disasters.

Escaping the Cold

Logility

The weather, even here in Atlanta, has been crazy and the thought of Spring and its warmer temperatures makes me long for my childhood home in South Florida. So, it is no wonder the idea of Florida right now is quite enticing.

With LTL Fuel Surcharges on the Rise, What Are the Expectations and Projections of Higher Fuel Costs on LTL Shipping?

Cerasis

In other words, they will increase per-barrel pricing to create a cushion for future economic change, but as businesses continue to operate with more inventory and protections in place, says Freight Waves, the risk of sudden spikes in fuel surcharges in the only climb.

Publix Vendor Guidelines Updated for On-Time Delivery

Zipline Logistics

Doing so keeps inventory on hand and products on the shelf. . The Florida-based grocer requires that all suppliers schedule delivery appointments at its distribution center to get product into its supply chain. Work with CPG Logistics Specialists .

New Survey from JDA and KPMG Highlights Top Drivers and Inhibitors of Supply Chain Investment

Supply Chain Nation

Last week JDA hosted more than 2,000 customers and partners at FOCUS in Orlando, Florida. During the conference, 90 executives from the manufacturing, retail and logistics industries attended the Executive Exchange, sponsored by KPMG LLP (KPMG).

Merchants Market Group Implements Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning Technology

Blue Ridge

Enables leading Caribbean food service distributor to accurately forecast seasonal demand patterns and precisely align inventory levels at every distribution center.

New Survey from JDA and KPMG Highlights Top Drivers and Inhibitors of Supply Chain Investment

Supply Chain Nation

Last week JDA hosted more than 2,000 customers and partners at FOCUS in Orlando, Florida. During the conference, 90 executives from the manufacturing, retail and logistics industries attended the Executive Exchange, sponsored by KPMG LLP (KPMG).

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

Elementum

From the logistical challenges in smaller companies to the complexities in supply chains as they grow and mature into a full-blown enterprises, one’s fate in the business world is determined by how one responds to these challenges.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Thanks to omni-channel distribution, 3-D printing, self-service logistics and other avenues of disintermediation, traditional supply chain roles are rapidly being transformed into all-new opportunities. Self-Service Logistics. Content Summary: The Era of Do-It-Yourself Logistics.

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

Elementum

From the logistical challenges in smaller companies to the complexities in supply chains as they grow and mature into a full-blown enterprises, one’s fate in the business world is determined by how one responds to these challenges.

23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Choose software that facilitates the valuation and control of permanent inventories based on inputs or outputs, with automated stock alerts, that is versatile and independent of the type of business. Define normal parameters and fine-tune the physical inventory system.

Building Outside-In Processes

Supply Chain Shaman

On Monday, I would speak in Orlando Florida at the Terra Technology event; and on Wednesday, present the keynote at the Logistic Summit & Expo in Mexico City. It pains me to see nine out of ten companies are stuck at the critical intersection of cost and inventory turns.

SCRC Meeting – Tom Linton’s “Supply Chain Eight” and Golden Winged Warblers : Questions Every New CSCO Should Ask Their CEO

NC State SCRC

When it is not in motion, it is classified as inventory. But this took time – we had to “defrag” our supply chain, and eventually I learned we had 59 days of inventory.

JDA FOCUS 2017: That’s a Wrap!

Supply Chain Nation

In addition to the general sessions, attendees selected from more than 250 content-packed sessions across retail, supply chain and logistics. The drone scanned barcodes and recognized the existence or lack thereof of inventory, as well as other attributes to warehouse inventory.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Disney 'Imagineers' a Supply.

Supply Chains Rock

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts recently announced it will be importing almost all of its merchandise through Jaxport , the state-of-the-art logistics hub in Jacksonville, Florida, instead of through the previous port in Savannah, Georgia. ” The Utilidor feeds goods to the parks attractions surreptitiously and is stocked with a three day supply of inventory at all times to ensure all merchandise is there when needed. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog.

What To Do With An Old Warehouse Management System

Lucas

The example of Baptist Health South Florida shows why. The operations team at Baptist Health South Florida faced a dilemma. The prevalence of older inventory management systems is spurring investments in new WMS software. Work Execution At Baptist Health South Florida.

Pull Your Own Upset

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Florida Gulf Coast made Georgetown uncomfortable in a 2013 game. To attack the strong but slower Georgetown, Florida Gulf Coast ramped up the pace of the game. What innovative approach can you take to reducing costs, increasing inventory turns, and growing revenue?

JDA FOCUS 2017: That’s a Wrap!

Supply Chain Nation

In addition to the general sessions, attendees selected from more than 250 content-packed sessions across retail, supply chain and logistics. The drone scanned barcodes and recognized the existence or lack thereof of inventory, as well as other attributes to warehouse inventory.

Get Your Supply Chain Back on Track in the Wake of the Hurricanes

Material Handling & Logistics

The ripple effect of these delays will be felt up and down the supply chain, from these port closures delaying shipments in and out of the country, floods leading to lost inventory and general destruction keeping companies closed for days or weeks at a time.

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How are Christmas Trees Shipped?

Freight Center

Fun fact: The Christmas tree variety selected for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York City is a Norway Spruce from the village of Florida in Orange County, New York. Stay responsible in the shipping and cleanup of your Christmas tree inventory during and after the holidays! We’ll maneuver around the confusing turnpike of the logistics industry and guide you every step of the way.

Want to Help With FEMA Loads? It's Complicated.

DAT Solutions

Clean-up and emergency relief efforts are still underway in Texas, Florida and surrounding regions. Trucks, warehouse space, and logistics services are needed in Florida, Georgia and even Texas, and they may be required soon in Massachusetts or New Jersey.

Economic challenges continue springtime

EFT

Inventories fell 1.5 Durable goods inventories remained almost the same as stocks remain even with slow demand. . Wagner Logistics continues its growth this year as we add a new customer with two new cities to our service map. About Wagner Logistics.

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Who said supply chains are boring?: Reader Email

Supply Chains Rock

I live in Florida but of all the places on the west coast, it is the place I want to visit most. But plastic can also be recycled, and it doesn’t break (loss of inventory). About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Who said supply chains are boring?